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Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport adds two BYD electric buses

Green Car Congress

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.

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

Green Car Congress

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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Blink Charging Deploys 50 Electric Vehicle Charging Stations at Midtown Union in Atlanta

Sema Connect

The post Blink Charging Deploys 50 Electric Vehicle Charging Stations at Midtown Union in Atlanta appeared first on SemaConnect. Company News Installation Multifamily New Construction Workplace

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

Electrek

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

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Atlanta Seeks To Roll Out E-Bike Subsidy Program For City Residents

InsideEVs

This comes in response to the growing popularity of e-bike use in the city

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

InsideEVs

According to the rumor, negotiations are at a late stage

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Nissan to bring electric vehicles to Atlanta

Green Cars News

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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Atlanta gets its first ChargePoint electric car charging stations

National Green Transportation

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

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

Green Car Reports

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

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Atlanta gets its first ChargePoint electric car charging stations

National Green Transportation

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

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Report: Rivian considering Georgia for second US plant

Green Car Reports

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

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Freyr's Georgia battery factory will focus on energy storage

Green Car Reports

Dubbed "Giga America," the factory will be located on a 368-acre tract in Coweta County, on the southwestern edge of the Atlanta metropolitan area, according to a Freyr press release.

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Tesla Model 3 – Four Day Test Drive Review

Atlanta EV DC

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

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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.

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Rivian confirms second plant for Georgia, production start in 2024

Green Car Reports

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.

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

Atlanta EV DC

Ford F-150 Electric Prototype Tows 1.25

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Georgia gets first solar roadway in the US

Green Car Reports

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

Green Car Reports

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

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

Atlanta EV DC

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.

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

Baua Electric

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.

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Shottenkirk Automotive buys Honda, Nissan and Hyundai dealerships

Baua Electric

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.

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

Electrek

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.

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

Electrek

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.

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

Electrek

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

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Rivian takes on the problem for EV startups — service facilities

Baua Electric

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.

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Reflections on All Things EV

Atlanta EV DC

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

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Tesla Model 3 – First Look Inside & Out

Atlanta EV DC

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.

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The 1% Solution – The 99% Reality

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Rivian loses Georgia tax breaks for second plant

Baua Electric

Rivian has misplaced some tax breaks related to a $5 billion car plant the corporate plans to construct close to Atlanta, Georgia. The important thing subject offers with property taxes. Read more.

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Tesla Model 3 – Four Day Test Drive Review

Atlanta EV DC

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

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Forbes. The Wall Street Journal & Car Sharing.

Atlanta EV DC

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

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

Electrek

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. .

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

Atlanta EV DC

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

Green Car Reports

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

Green Car Congress

trucking industry: Atlanta to Los Angeles.

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

Green Car Reports

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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Southern chapters embrace EV inclusion

Electric Auto Association

EV Club of the South NDEW event in the Atlanta area. These chapters included EV Club of the South in Atlanta, as well as the Central Florida Electric Vehicle Association (CFEVA). EV Club of the South NDEW event in the Atlanta area.

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Cummins joins push for hydrogen fuel-cell semis with demonstrator

Green Car Reports

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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Rivian will build its next EV manufacturing plant in Georgia

Teslarati

“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.

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Eco real estate

Electric Auto Association

Christopher Matos-Rogers’ Tesla parked outside the Atlanta Realtors Center. When Christopher Matos-Rogers launched a new career as an Atlanta-area real estate agent a decade ago, he had just spent five years as a marine biologist and he knew what was up with climate change.

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Porsche launches carbon offset program in US

Green Car Congress

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

Green Car Congress

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.

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