Atlanta gets its first ChargePoint electric car charging stations

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The ChargePoint network is making its first entry in the Atlanta market, with six electric car charging stations installed by Lanier Parking Solutions.

Nissan to bring electric vehicles to Atlanta

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It’s hosted the Olympics and the Superbowl in the past – and now Atlanta will be home to electric vehicles. Nissan North America has entered into an agreement with Clean Cities Atlanta (CC-A) to promote the development of electric vehicles in the state. Tags: Electric cars Green cars Latest news Nissan Atlanta Atlanta Georgia electric vehicles Nissan LEAF

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Nissan partnering with Clean Cities-Atlanta on EVs

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NNA) is entering into an agreement with Clean Cities-Atlanta (CC-A) to promote the development of electric vehicles and an electric-charging network. The agreement adds Atlanta to a growing network of electric vehicle initiatives across the United States and around the world. Nissan North America, Inc.

Atlanta gets its first ChargePoint electric car charging stations

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The ChargePoint network is making its first entry in the Atlanta market, with six electric car charging stations installed by Lanier Parking Solutions.

Atlanta's Success In Electric-Car Sales Highlights Incentives Role

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While West Coast cities have a reputation for electric-car friendliness, there''s also an Eastern success story--one in which purchase incentives play a major role. Georgia offers buyers of new electric cars a tax credit of up to $5,000--among the highest offered by any state--which is on top of the $7,500 income-tax credit offered by the Federal

Electrified cars start down the pay-per-month road

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A few taps at a smartphone will soon cue up white-gloved same-day delivery of a shiny, new Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid—if you happen to be in Atlanta. The Netflix of cars is finally here, although it's a bit more than than $11 you'll pay to binge watch "Entourage." MORE: 2017 Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid: review of plug-in hybrid SUV Starting

Electric-Car Charging: 15 Hours In Jail For 5 Cents Of Power

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Charging an electric car at the first available power source can have unfortunate consequences, as an Atlanta-area Nissan Leaf driver recently found out. MORE: Your Ultimate Guide To Electric-Car Charging Etiquette Atlanta''s 11Alive Beware of unfamiliar outlets. As always, though, there''s more to the story than the first live-TV report indicates.

Study finds in-car rush-hour exposure to some particulate pollution twice as high as previously thought

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A new study, part of the Atlanta Commuter Exposures (ACE) Study, has assessed on-roadway in-cabin particulate pollution (PM 2.5 ) collected from scripted rush hour commutes on highways and on non-highway side streets.

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More than 1,000 fuel stations offering E15 in US

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Many of these are in major metropolitan areas including: Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio. Growth Energy announced that more than 1,000 fuel stations around the US are offering E15—a fuel with 15% ethanol—more than doubling the number of stations from the same time last year. E15 is cleaner and cooler burning fuel that works well for cars model 2001 and newer and typically saves up to 10 cents per gallon.

Fight To Watch: Georgia Plans To Alter Electric-Car Tax Credit

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Over the last two years, the metropolitan Atlanta area has become one of the single best sales regions for the Nissan Leaf electric car. That''s due to a $5,000 Georgia state tax credit for the purchase of a battery-electric vehicle, which can be used to cut state income-tax liability over one, two, or three years. The electric-car incentive has

ChargePoint ranks US metro areas for EV friendliness; SF Bay Area still on top

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Austin fell to the number-six ranking after having held the number-four spot on the 2013 list; Washington, DC and Boston, MA fell from the ninth and tenth spots, respectively, while EV infrastructure growth and registrations propelled Atlanta and Denver into the top 10. Atlanta, GA. ChargePoint—the world’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging network—released a list of the top 10 friendliest metropolitan areas in the US for EV drivers.

Will Georgia's $5,000 Electric-Car Tax Credit Be Axed In 2015?

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Among the most generous state incentives in the nation, Georgia''s credit has put the metropolitan Atlanta area among the top areas where electric cars are sold and widely used. Early this year, we wrote about efforts in the Georgia state legislature to kill the state''s $5,000 income-tax credit for purchasing a battery-electric vehicle.

Will Georgia Kill Its $5,000 Tax Credit For Electric-Car Purchases?

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Legislation proposed by Representative Chuck Martin last Thursday night would end the $5,000 electric-vehicle tax credit by April 1, the Atlanta Business Chronicle reports. For Georgia electric-car owners, things aren''t looking too peachy this week. The credit--among the highest offered by any state--applies to new electric-car purchases or

Electric car owner charged with theft of around 5 cents of electricity

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CBS Atlanta reports that Kaveh Kamooneh plugged in his electric [.].

AT&T unveils two major initiatives for the connected car market

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AT&T announced two major initiatives for the connected car market: a connected car center in Atlanta, called the AT&T Drive Studio; and a modular, global automotive platform called AT&T Drive. Located in Atlanta, the more than 5,000-square foot AT&T Drive Studio features working garage bays, a speech lab, a full showroom to exhibit the latest innovations, conference facilities, and much more.

ECOtality Offering Free Electric Car Charging Stations: Is Your City Included?

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That's the aim of ECOtality, as it offers Blink chargers at an increasingly wide range of sites, with Philadelphia, Chicago and Atlanta the latest cities joining the list. Wherever you charge your electric car, it's nice to have access to the latest equipment and a good network of charging sites. Nissan Leaf and Chevy Volt-owning residents and

Karma using independent dealers and company centers for launch or Revero plug-in hybrid

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Karma Atlanta. Classic Atlanta. Karma Automotive’s planned distribution strategy will use both independent dealers and also company owned brand-experience centers to sell and service the new high-end Revero plug-in hybrid. The company said it has been curating best-in-class dealers in key markets in preparation for the Revero going on sale later this year.

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Here Wheego Again: Another China-Made Car To Arrive Late

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of Atlanta, Georgia, aimed to introduce its tiny electric vehicle by the end of 2010. Here Wheego again. Pardon the pun, but another China-made car is late to the starting gate. Wheego Electric Cars Inc. But dealers are still waiting for the EV, which Wheego president Jeff Boyd now says will begin shipping by January 21. BYD and Coda, two other

INRIX and Parkmobile bring end-to-end parking solution to the connected car

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Atlanta-based Parkmobile is the largest provider of mobile payments for on- and off-street parking and mobility-related services for municipalities, universities, commercial operators and transit facilities in the US. Los Angeles, Atlanta, Minneapolis, Pittsburgh, Fort Worth, Indianapolis and Houston. INRIX, Inc.,

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FCA US to deliver thousands of Chrysler Pacifica plug-in Hybrid Minivans to Waymo’s self-driving service

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including Atlanta, San Francisco, Metro Detroit, Phoenix and Kirkland, Washington. FCA US LLC announced an agreement to supply “thousands” of Chrysler Pacifica plug-in Hybrid minivans ( earlier post ) to Waymo to support the launch of its driverless ride-hailing service.

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Wheego Ships First LiFe Electric Car on Earth Day

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Late last week a couple in Atlanta, Georgia became the first owners of the latest battery electric car to hit the roads, the 2011 Wheego LiFe. Handed over to commemorate Earth Day 2011, the small electric car which bears a passing resemblance to the 2011 Smart ForTwo electric drive is the first highway capable car from the small automaker.

UPS to add 40 series hydraulic hybrid vehicles to its fleet

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UPS is deploying 40 new medium-duty series hydraulic hybrid vehicles (HHVs): 20 in Baltimore and 20 in Atlanta. The HHVs in Baltimore will be deployed immediately while the vehicles in Atlanta will be introduced before the end of 2012.

Wheego CEO Says Electric-Car Company Survives ?Hand to Mouth?

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Atlanta-based Wheego Electric Cars Inc may have just delivered its first all-electric two-seat LiFe, but it is also fighting for its life. Talking candidly to Lindsay Chappell from Automotive News, Wheego CEO Mike McQuary painted a bleak picture of the firm and its future. “My constraint is primarily capital,” McQuary said

GILLIG and Cummins partner on battery-electric buses

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At the APTA public transportation show in Atlanta, GILLIG LLC a leading manufacturer of heavy-duty transit buses, and Cummins Inc. announced a technical collaboration focused on integrating and optimizing new battery electric technology from Cummins that will soon power GILLIG electric transit buses.

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DOE awards two grants to UPS for research on reducing emissions and electric truck wireless charging

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Working with Atlanta-based NG-1, UPS will specifically focus on solutions for Class 7 and Class 8 heavy-duty vehicles. The US Department of Energy (DOE) recently awarded two grants to UPS to support research aimed at reducing emissions and developing wireless charging for electric trucks.

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FTA awards almost $16.6M to coordinate fuel cell bus research

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million to the Center for Transportation and the Environment in Atlanta and $10.17 Partners: CTE, Atlanta, GA; Proterra, Greenville, SC; Ballard Power Systems Inc., Partners: CTE, Atlanta, GA; BJCTA - Birmingham, AL; EV America, Chattanooga, TN; UAB- Birmingham, AL; Ballard Power Systems, Lowell, MA; Altairnano, Reno, NV. Partners: CTE, Atlanta, GA; CapMetro, Austin, TX; Proterra, Greenville, SC. Partners: CTE, Atlanta, GA; Embedded Power Controls, Salem, VA.

ROUSH CleanTech develops propane autogas fuel system for the Ford E-350

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ROUSH CleanTech launched the new propane autogas model at the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Expo in Atlanta. ROUSH CleanTech has developed a propane autogas fuel system for the Ford E-350. The Ford E-350 single-rear-wheel and dual-rear-wheel cutaway provides public transit agencies a smaller propane vehicle option than the E-450 for servicing routes with fewer customers.

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Alliance Autogas showcases converted F650/F-750 LPG bi-fuel truck

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Alliance AutoGas showcased a Ford F-650/F-750 tractor featuring a Bi-Fuel AutoGas System at the recent AutoGas Pavilion at the NPGA Propane Expo in Atlanta.

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ICCT paper assesses leading regional EV markets in US and policies behind them

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Twelve of the 26 metropolitan areas have six or more city-level actions in place to promote electric vehicles: Ann Arbor, Indianapolis, Boulder, Fort Collins, Atlanta, Austin, Nashville, Seattle, Portland, San Jose, Santa Cruz, and San Francisco.

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AT&T to provide high-speed wireless connectivity for Tesla vehicles in North America

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Yesterday, AT&T announced two major initiatives for the connected car market: a connected car innovation center in Atlanta, called the AT&T Drive Studio; and a new global automotive solution and development platform, now called AT&T Drive. AT&T and Tesla Motors have entered into a new multi-year exclusive agreement to enable current and future Tesla vehicles in North America with high speed wireless connectivity.

GM Maven introduces monthly offering for members; vehicles include the Chevrolet Tahoe and Chevrolet Volt

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and Canada: Ann Arbor, Michigan; Atlanta; Baltimore; Boston; Chicago; Denver; Detroit; Los Angeles; Jersey City, New Jersey; Nashville, Tennessee; New York City; Orlando, Florida; Phoenix; San Diego; San Francisco; Washington, D.C.; Maven, General Motors’ personal mobility brand, has expanded its offerings to include a new monthly service, Maven Reserve. Maven members pay a monthly fee to reserve a new GM vehicle loaded with technology for 28 days.

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New Porsche Berlin-Adlershof center with 25m solar pylon and 800V 350 kW fast charging

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Another charging station for the testing of modern charging technology is currently being built at the US headquarters of the sports car manufacturer in Atlanta. Porsche opened its new technology center in Berlin-Adlershof.

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All New Flyer facilities now capable of manufacturing Xcelsior CHARGE battery-electric buses

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The Xcelsior CHARGE, New Flyer’s next-generation battery-electric bus, debuted at the triennial American Public Transportation Association (APTA) EXPO in October 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. New Flyer of America Inc., the US subsidiary of New Flyer Industries Inc.

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Michelin to acquire commercial truck telematics provider NexTraq; pushing to grow its services business

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Based in the Atlanta area, NexTraq is a subsidiary of FLEETCOR Technologies, Inc., Michelin will acquire NexTraq , a US provider of commercial fleet telematics, in an all-cash transaction. a leading global provider of fuel cards and workforce payment products.

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It’s #TimeForUnrest Because My Friend Liz Deserves A Life Outside Her Bedroom

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In this heartbreaking piece Liz wrote just last month she says, I live in Atlanta, a city of 5.8 I met 12 year old Liz Burlingame in 1980 back when I was 23 years old and didn’t like kids.

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Tuning Porsche's 911 GT3 R Hybrid Race Car: It's All Software

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Road Atlanta -- Two days before the Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid competes for the first time on U.S. soil, the head of its development team said the company plans further development of the technology. Dr. Daniel Armbruster, whose official title is manager of the motorsports development process for the car, admitted that Porsche had done little

Hertz adds 2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid to rental fleet

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The Sonata Hybrid is available to rent at airports including Los Angeles, Orange County, San Francisco, Atlanta, Dulles International and Chicago, as well as cities such as San Jose, San Diego and Long Beach in California; Portland, Oregon; and Denver. The Hertz Corporation, which includes the Hertz, Dollar and Thrifty brands, has expanded of its Green Traveler Collection car rental fleet to include the 2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid ( earlier post ) in select cities across the US.

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XALT Energy introduces Gen II NMC-G Li-ion cell with 223 Wh/kg; 47% greater energy density

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At the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) EXPO 2017 in Atlanta, XALT Energy introduced its first second-generation (Gen II) battery cell to its portfolio of lithium-ion cells. The 65Ah ultra-high energy (UHE) cell —with an NMC (nickel manganese cobalt) cathode and graphite anode (NMC-G)—delivers 223 watt-hours per kilogram (Wh/kg), maintains a high cycle life and delivers 47% more energy density compared to the first-generation (Gen I) technology.

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ICCT study assesses EV promotion and uptake in top 25 metropolitan areas in US

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The seven cities with the highest electric vehicle share in 2014—San Francisco, Atlanta, Los Angeles, San Diego, Seattle, Portland, and Riverside—had two to seven times the average US electric vehicle share.

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Daimler, Blue Bird, IC Bus introduce electric school buses at NAPT

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At the inaugural North American Commercial Vehicle Show in Atlanta this past September, Navistar and Volkswagen Truck & Bus Group announced plans to develop an electric-powered, medium-duty vehicle for Navistar’s Core (US and Canada) market, which it also expects to launch as early as 2019.

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