AMPLY Power: Top 25 US cities could save avg. 37% on fuel costs by switching to electric vehicles and buses; up to 60% with managed charging

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Portland, Oregon leads these savings with 82% savings by making the switch, followed by Tampa, Florida at 79%, and Seattle, Washington at 78%. Electric (Battery) Fleets Smart charging

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New fleet customers for XL Hybrid’s plug-in hybrid upfit for Ford F-150 pickups

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Southern California Edison (SCE); and Tampa Electric (TECO). Featuring a volume-production ready high voltage lithium battery pack, XLP will accommodate full charging overnight with Level 1 and less than three hours for Level 2 charging using an industry-standard J1772 plug interface.

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Kenworth Receives Largest Hybrid Tractor and Truck Order Yet

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San Antonio, San Francisco, Seattle, Tampa, Toronto, Vancouver, and Washington, DC. The hybrids also have an integral transmission-mounted motor/generator and frame-mounted 340-volt, lithium-ion battery pack. Coca-Cola Enterprises has ordered 150 Kenworth T370 diesel-electric tractors and 35 Kenworth T370 hybrid trucks, all of which will be on the road this year. The Kenworth T370 tractors (rated at 55,000 lb. GCW) are the largest hybrid delivery truck on the road in North America.

DOE ARPA-E awards $156M to projects to 60 projects to accelerate innovation in clean energy technologies

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Battery Based On Advanced Metal Hydrides A project team from the University of Utah will develop an advanced metal hydride-based compact hot and cold battery. vehicles (EVs) without draining the electric battery, in effect, extending the driving range of EVs per electric charge. Florida, Tampa). cold battery while the vehicle is parked and while the. electrical battery is being charged. run on the electric battery and provide the required cooling.

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