Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport adds two BYD electric buses

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Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) has aded two BYD battery-electric buses. Atlanta is one of three airports to purchase BYD buses and has reduced its emissions by 70 metric tons since the launch of its two buses.

Atlanta’s MARTA orders 6 Xcelsior CHARGE 40-foot electric buses from New Flyer

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announced that the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) has awarded New Flyer with a new order for six Xcelsior CHARGE zero-emission, battery-electric forty-foot heavy-duty transit buses. MARTA is among the largest transit systems in the US, providing public transit to the Atlanta metropolitan region and delivering 116 million passenger trips per year.


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July 2019 Metro Atlanta Electric Vehicle Headlines

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Atlanta gets $5.4 million to buy its first electric commuter buses


million in federal grant funding will be awarded to the Atlanta-Region Transit Link Authority to purchase electric buses. more… The post Atlanta gets $5.4 US Senators Jon Ossoff (D-GA) and Reverend Raphael Warnock (D-GA) announced late today that more than $5.4

Report: Rivian's Second Plant Might Be Located Near Atlanta


According to the rumor, negotiations are at a late stage

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.

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

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

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. The new stations, announced on Monday, are installed in the Downtown, Midtown and Buckhead

Report: Rivian considering Georgia for second US plant

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Rivian is considering a location in Georgia for its planned second United States factory, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Monday.

Tesla Model 3 – Four Day Test Drive Review

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Originally posted on Atlanta Electric Vehicle Development Coalition : Tesla Model 3 – Four Day Test Drive Review On my last trip to the Bay area, I was lucky enough to score a rental of a brand new Tesla Model 3… EV Charging Stations

Rivian confirms second plant for Georgia, production start in 2024

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The $5 billion factory will be located east of Atlanta on a 2,000-acre site spanning Morgan and Walton Counties. Rivian on Thursday confirmed plans for a second factory in Georgia.

Golf Carts: Peachtree City, Georgia

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which turns out to be a suburb of Atlanta There are golf carts all over Heaven.

Ford Makes Good on the Promise of an All Electric F-150

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Ford F-150 Electric Prototype Tows 1.25

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Warren Buffett bullish on driverless vans after buying stake in Kodiak Robotics

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Kodiak is already working vans with a security driver on board on routes between Dallas and 6 cities, together with Atlanta. In a few years, Kodiak expects to take that. Read more.

Shottenkirk Automotive buys Honda, Nissan and Hyundai dealerships

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Shottenkirk Automotive Group has added three dealerships in Georgia, shopping for a trio of import shops in Rome, a metropolis northwest of Atlanta, close to the Alabama border.

Rivian can't directly sell electric trucks it builds in Georgia without franchise-law overhaul

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Current laws prohibit automakers from selling cars directly to customers, but senators have filed legislation to change that, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Friday.

Porsche is installing a solar panel microgrid, reducing CO2 emissions by an estimated 3.2 million lbs. per year


Porsche is announcing today a new partnership with Cherry Street Energy to build a microgrid solar panel microgrid at One Porsche Drive in Atlanta.

Georgia gets first solar roadway in the US

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Located in the Atlanta metropolitan area, Peachtree Corners installed solar panels in a section of its Technology Parkway, which also functions as an autonomous-vehicle testing lane, according to a press release from the.

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Rivian takes on the problem for EV startups — service facilities

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metropolitan areas, corresponding to Atlanta, Chicago, Denver, Houston, Las Vegas and Orlando. Rivian is gearing up for the duty, with 21 service facilities now open in U.S. Half a dozen. Read more.

Tesla Q2 19 Earnings Call Is it all Gloom and Doom?

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July 25, 2019 – As I listened to a fairly subdued Q2 earnings call last night, I felt almost a sense of helplessness on the part of a very tired and subdued sounding CEO Elon Musk.

Rivian announces a new $5 billion electric vehicle factory in Georgia


Rivian announced a new $5 billion electric vehicle factory just outside of Atlanta, Georgia. The electric automaker plans to start production at the new plant in 2024. more… The post Rivian announces a new $5 billion electric vehicle factory in Georgia appeared first on Electrek.

The US’s third-largest utility will shut down 55% of its coal fleet by 2030


Atlanta-based Southern Co., the US’s third-largest utility, will terminate around 55% of its coal fleet by 2030. Southern Co. is working toward achieving net zero by 2050.

Reflections on All Things EV

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Hey all! Sorry for the extended absence from my blog posts. The last 2 years working at ChargePoint have flown by and helped keep me at the forefront of the electric vehicle industry and especially EV charging. In past blog-posts, … Continue reading → #AutonomousDriving #ElectricVehicles #EV #Homecharging #NissanLEAF #Tesla EV Charging Stations #Alphabet #Audi #BMWiDrive #BYD #ChargePoint #Chevrolet #EVgo #F150 #Ford #GM #NewFlyer #PlugShare #Rivian #UPS "ElectrifyAmerica Tesla

Tesla Model 3 – First Look Inside & Out

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Tesla Model 3 – First Look Inside & Out Sometimes you get lucky to be at the right place and right time to see something up close and personal that you’ve only been able to dream of seeing live.

The 1% Solution – The 99% Reality

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Here’s what the future of battery recycling is going to look like for EV owners


Electrek spoke with Leo Raudys, the CEO of Call2Recycle , about how the Atlanta-based company closes the loop between producers, consumers, and recyclers and makes it easier to get dead e-mobility batteries into recyclers’ hands. .

Tesla Model 3 – Four Day Test Drive Review

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Tesla Model 3 – Four Day Test Drive Review On my last trip to the Bay area, I was lucky enough to score a rental of a brand new Tesla Model 3 through Turo, the “Air BNB” of personal owner … Continue reading → #ElectricVehicles #Model3 #NissanLEAF #Plug-In Hybrid #SelfDrivingCars #Tesla #Audi #BMW #MercedesBenz #ModelS #ModelX #Porsche #TeslaModel# #TURO Tesla

Forbes. The Wall Street Journal & Car Sharing.

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Forbes. The Wall Street Journal & Car Sharing. The GIG Economy. That term came up during a recent lunch I had with a former GE colleague. After I got the download on how architects and electrical engineers specify electrical components … Continue reading → #Automobiles #AutonomousDriving #CarSharing #ElectricVehicles #GigEconomy #CarRental #Forbes #SelfDriving #TURO #WallStreetJournal

Porsche Taycan electric car covers 2,100 miles in 24 hours

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Covering 2,128 miles around the circuit in a day carried the car about the distance from Los Angeles to Atlanta. On the road to putting its first electric car into production, Porsche ran the Taycan for 24 hours straight at Italy's Nardo test circuit. The test primarily demonstrated the capability of the Taycan's new 800-volt charging system

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Georgia Legislature Retains Status Quo in 2017 General Assembly Session – Highest EV Road Use Fees in the USA

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Georgia Legislature Retains Status Quo in 2017 General Assembly Session As the 2017 Georgia General Assembly 40-day legislative session wraps up, electric vehicle drivers continue to be saddled with the highest road use fees in the US ($204.50 in 2017) … Continue reading → #ElectricVehicles #EVRegistrationFee #GeorgiaStateLegislature #TaxIncentives #Tesla #LawMakers #RoadUseFee #VW LEAF Tesla

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Werner piloting Aurora’s autonomous trucks on 600-mile route in Texas

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trucking industry: Atlanta to Los Angeles.

Rivian will build its next EV manufacturing plant in Georgia


“Building our recently announced second domestic manufacturing facility near Atlanta, Georgia (500,000 targeted annual production capacity with eventual co-located cell production),” Rivian listed in its list of achievements.

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.

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Cummins joins push for hydrogen fuel-cell semis with demonstrator

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Cummins, a name synonymous with heavy-duty hauling, has shown a hydrogen-powered Class 8 semi concept at the 2019 North America Commercial Vehicle Show (NACV) in Atlanta. Its concept truck includes a proton exchange membrane fuel cell from Hydrogenics, which Cummins recently acquired. The truck was designed for a 90-kW fuel cell, but this can be

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DOE, GM, Mathworks launch EcoCAR Electric Vehicle Challenge; 15 universities selected

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Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA). The US Department of Energy (DOE), in coordination with General Motors (GM) and MathWorks, announced the launch of the EcoCAR Electric Vehicle (EV) Challenge , a collegiate research and experimental learning competition that challenges hundreds of students to engineer novel technologies for battery electric vehicles through a combined $6-million investment.

Porsche launches carbon offset program in US

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million miles of driving this year by 425 vehicles in its fleets at the Porsche Experience Centers in Atlanta and Los Angeles, as well as cars in the Porsche Passport subscription service and Porsche Drive short-term rental programs. The two Experience Centers are popular destinations, with more than 335,000 visitors combined since opening in 2015 in Atlanta and 2016 in LA. Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

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Charging the Best Car To Buy nominees: A drama in three acts

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East Ellijay, Georgia, might be considered part of the outermost exurbs north of metro Atlanta, or a gateway to the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, where in October Internet Brands Automotive editors rounded up the cohort of Best Car To Buy nominees for Green Car Reports, Motor Authority, and The Car Connection. A charging station there was.

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2018 Tesla Model 3 Long Range: first drive review of 310-mile electric car

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” That pair of sentences perfectly summarized the several hours we spent last month with the 2018 Tesla Model 3 kindly loaned to us by reader Jeff Southern of Atlanta. “The Tesla Model S was a moment. The Model 3 is a product.” We’d covered more than 100 miles on a variety of highways, back roads, and suburban stop-and-go. Tesla Motors plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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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.

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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.

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Automated Bus Consortium issues RFP to procure up to 70 full-size Level 4 automated buses

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Participants in this program include founding member agencies Dallas Area Rapid Transit, Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority, Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, MetroLINK, Michigan Department of Transportation/Office of Future Mobility and Electrification, Capital Area Transportation Authority, Michigan State University, and Huron Transit Corporation.

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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

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