Walmart to electrify fleet by 2040

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Electric (Battery) Fleets Heavy-duty Market BackgroundWalmart will electrify and zero-out emissions from all of its vehicles, including long-haul trucks, by 2040, as part of its current goal to become a “regenerative company”.

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XL Fleet partnering with Curbtender to develop all-electric and plug-in hybrid refuse trucks

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XL Fleet Corp. Under the terms of the agreement, XL Fleet and Curbtender will jointly develop a series of battery electric (BEV) and plug-in hybrid electric (PHEV) commercial trucks for use in waste management applications. —Dimitri Kazarinoff, XL Fleet CEO.

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Anheuser-Busch transitioning 30% of dedicated fleet to renewable natural gas

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Louis to fleets powered by Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) engines. The two fleets are expected to travel more than 8.5 Biomethane / RNG Fleets Heavy-duty Natural Gas

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Building materials recycler switches fleet to Neste renewable diesel

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As a result, Argent has offset more than 97 million pounds of carbon from the atmosphere and removed a half-million pounds of trash from the streets of Oakland, California. Now, Argent has switched its fleet from petroleum diesel to Neste MY Renewable Diesel.

2020 284

Alsco Uniforms North America launches fleet electrification program with Motiv Power Systems

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By introducing zero-emission all-electric step vans into their fleet, Alsco is taking concrete steps to decrease its carbon footprint in the communities they serve. Electric (Battery) Fleets

Lightning Systems reaccredited under bp?s Advancing Low Carbon Program

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Lightning Systems, a leading developer of zero-emission powertrains, has received reaccreditation under bp’s Advancing Low Carbon (ALC) program. The ALC program was created by bp to encourage bp and its partners to identify lower carbon opportunities.

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Exelon to electrify 30% of utility vehicle fleet by 2025; 50% by 2030

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Exelon Corporation today announced that its six electric and gas utilities will continue advancing transportation electrification to benefit customers and communities by taking major steps to electrify its fleet of vehicles. Exelon’s utilities have a combined fleet of more than 7,200 vehicles.

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First carbon-neutral lithium extraction project to start in Germany

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EIT InnoEnergy, the European innovation engine for sustainable energy, announced a partnership with Vulcan Energy Resources Limited (Vulcan), a start-up lithium exploration company, to produce the world’s first completely carbon-neutral lithium in Germany.

2020 351

AMPLY Power & Logan Bus announce 2-year demo project of charging-as-a service for fleets; 5 electric school buses

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Pioneering methods to accelerate electric fleet adoption, AMPLY Power will demonstrate and document its Charging-as-a-Service approach for an all-electric school bus fleet in New York City. Bus Conversions Electric (Battery) Fleets Infrastructure Mobility services

2020 254

TRUE US database shows emissions characteristics of US fleet

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The TRUE initiative seeks to supply cities with data regarding the real-world emissions of their vehicle fleets and equip them with technical information that can be used for strategic decision making.

2020 209

SCE fleet electrification goals for 2030: 100% LDV, 30% MDV, 8% HDV, 60% of forklifts

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Southern California Edison has set fleet electrification goals for 2030: 100% of its light-duty vehicles, 30% of medium-duty vehicles, 8% of heavy-duty vehicles, and 60% of forklifts. As we encourage our customers to consider fleet electrification, it is critical for our company and our industry to continue to show leadership in this area. To meet the demands of its growing electric fleet, SCE has installed more than 370 charge ports at its facilities as of 2019.

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NYC Mayor orders all-electric fleet by 2040 and end to expansion of fossil-fuel-related infrastructure

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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio last week issued an executive order specifying the attainment of an all-electric “carbon-neutral” fleet by the year 2040. New York City operates more than 30,000 owned and leased vehicles (on-road and off-road), the largest municipal fleet in the United States. The CFTP will outline alternative fuel, fuel efficiency and electrification for all City fleet units by type. Electric (Battery) Fleets Policy

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Barbados receiving 35 BYD electric buses; first electric bus fleet for public transport in the Caribbean

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BYD delivered the first electric bus fleet for public transport in the Caribbean, opening up an exciting new chapter in the region’s efforts to tackle climate change.

Daimler targeting carbon-neutral new passenger car fleet by 2039; PHEVs and EVs > 50% of sales by 2030

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Daimler AG aims to have a carbon-neutral new passenger car fleet by 2039, said Ola Källenius, the future Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG, and currently still responsible for Group Research & Mercedes-Benz Cars Development as a member of the Board of Management. Mercedes-Benz is also striving to achieve carbon-neutral production, starting with Factory 56 in Sindelfingen. A holistic view on carbon cutting also includes the recycling of raw materials.

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Swiss Post, Austrian Post to move to fully electric fleets by 2030

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National postal companies Swiss Post and Austrian Post have committed to electrify their delivery fleets by 2030. The company already operates the largest electric vehicle fleet in the country and will switch more than 9,000 vehicles to electric as part of EV100. To accelerate climate action and to reach carbon neutral delivery, Post CH sees investing in a modern fleet of vehicles with energy-efficient, alternative drive systems and a well-designed logistics strategy as key.

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FedEx commits to carbon-neutral operations by 2040

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home of the world’s largest cargo airline, has set a goal to achieve carbon–neutral operations globally by 2040. To help reach this goal, FedEx is designating more than $2 billion of initial investment in three key areas: vehicle electrification; sustainable energy; and carbon sequestration. Key steps toward reaching the carbon neutral goal include: Vehicle Electrification. million metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions. Natural Carbon Sequestration.

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StarMetro places 3rd order for electric buses with Proterra for Florida State; 100% battery-electric fleet

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StarMetro, the city of Tallahassee’s public transit system, has agreed to purchase 22 Proterra Catalyst FC buses to service Florida State University (FSU), bringing the StarMetro fleet to 27 battery-electric buses. FSU is one of the first universities in the nation to decommission its entire fossil-fuel powered fleet and upgrade it to a 100% battery-electric fleet. Emissions Fleets Heavy-duty

2019 241

ACEA study finds 100-fold increase in zero-emission trucks needed in EU fleet in 10 years to meet goals

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This includes establishing CO 2 -based road charges, energy taxation based on the carbon and energy content of fuels, a sound CO 2 emissions pricing system and, most importantly, a dense network of charging and refueling infrastructure suitable for trucks. the EU fleet, with only 0.6%

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Amazon adds 40 Streetscooter and 10 Mercedes-Benz eVito electric vans to Munich fleet

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More vehicle deliveries are planned for the future in order to further expand Amazon's electrically operated fleet. Electric (Battery) Europe FleetsAmazon has ordered 40 StreetScooter WORK Box electric vans which will be deployed at its distribution center in Munich Daglfing.

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California trucking firm switches fleet of 600+ trucks to Neste renewable diesel

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Ecology, a transportation and logistics company in California, has switched its fleet of more than 600 trucks to run on Neste MY Renewable Diesel and is reporting cleaner fuel filters, fewer maintenance problems and reductions in tailpipe emissions. Neste MY Renewable Diesel is a low-carbon fuel produced from 100% renewable and sustainable raw materials, primarily wastes and residues. Bio-hydrocarbons Diesel Fleets Fuels

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EDF-commissioned GNA study finds current and emerging electric heavy-duty trucks and charging systems capable of meeting most fleet needs

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GNA modeled the impact of electrification on those fleets under a series of scenarios including managed charging and deployment of on-site solar and storage. The study found that not only are current and emerging electric truck models and charging systems capable of meeting most of the technical needs of the fleets examined—although operational challenges remain—they also offer operational and fuel savings over diesel alternatives.

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Toronto Transit Commission greenlights first battery-electric bus fleet; 10 Proterra E2s to start

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The Toronto Transit Commission , the third largest transit agency in North America and the most heavily used system in all of Canada, purchased ten Proterra Catalyst E2 buses in support of the transit agency’s goal to convert its entire fleet of 1,926 buses to zero-emission buses by 2040. TTC’s bus fleet serves nearly 2,750,000 residents with an average ridership of 253 million per year, and provides critical mass transit links throughout the broader metropolitan area.

2018 224

CNG Fuels launches renewable biomethane in UK; heavy-duty fleet operators committing to use

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In the UK, CNG Fuels launched its renewable biomethane fuel, the most cost-effective and lowest-carbon alternative to diesel for heavy goods vehicles (HGVs). It therefore offers fleet operators the chance to significantly reduce running costs and emissions. CNG Fuels’ customers will be issued with documentation stating that they have purchased sustainable, renewable fuel, and setting out its carbon content. Biomethane Emissions Fleets Heavy-duty

2016 241

CR&R Environmental begins using carbon-neutral renewable natural gas in fleet

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The trucks are being fueled from special storage trailers while SoCalGas completes a 1.4-mile pipeline that will bring the carbon-neutral renewable natural gas into the SoCalGas distribution system. Up to 320 of CR&R’s recycling and waste collection vehicles operating in Southern California will use this zero-carbon fuel. Southern California Gas Co.

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ICCT: US airlines will need to sharply increase fleet renewal to meet 2020 carbon-neutral growth goal

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In order for the US commercial aviation sector to meet its 2020 carbon-neutral growth goal, airline efficiency improvements via the acquisition of new aircraft and engine technology will to increase sharply from their present rate, according to a brief analysis posted by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT). It also estimated a simple fleet turnover rate—i.e.,

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Porsche launches carbon offset program in US

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PCNA) has enrolled all cars at its two Experience Centers—sand its fleet in the monthly subscription pilot, Porsche Passport—sin Porsche Impact. Following its corporate fleets, PCNA will soon offer Porsche Impact to USA customers who want to reduce the CO 2 footprint of their internal-combustion engines. Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

2019 184

Wood Mackenzie: EVs could account for 21% of global car fleet by 2035 under carbon-constrained scenario

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New analysis by energy, metals and mining consultancy Wood Mackenzie, in collaboration with GTM Research , a Wood Mackenzie company focused on researching decarbonization and the decentralization of energy, suggests that electric vehicles could account for 21% of the global car stock by 2035 under a carbon-constrained scenario. under the carbon-constrained scenario, petrochemical demand growth remains positive, although to a lesser degree than in the base case.

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Clean Energy and Total to create JV to develop carbon-negative RNG and infrastructure in US; $50M from bp

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will create a 50/50 joint venture to develop carbon-negative renewable natural gas (RNG) production facilities in the United States, as well as credit support to build additional downstream RNG fueling infrastructure. The companies have already partnered to expand the use of RNG in the heavy-duty truck market with its Zero Now program, which allows fleets to purchase natural gas trucks for the same price as diesel trucks. Clean Energy Fuels Corp.

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Big Blue Bus investing $18.2M to upgrade bus fleet; Cummins-Westport Near-Zero NOx engines

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We are making a significant investment to modernize one quarter of our fleet with new and exciting technology that will deliver a safer, more comfortable travel experience for customers and operators. Further, reshaping our fleet with smaller, more agile 30-foot vehicles will create new opportunities for ridership growth by enabling us to safely and efficiently serve customers on narrower streets and corridors. Emissions Engines Fleets

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Mercedes-Benz lays out plan for carbon-neutral future

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Mercedes-Benz's CEO-apparent Ola Källenius laid out a plan Monday, just after the Norway launch of its EQC electric SUV, that outlines the development of an entire "carbon-neutral" passenger-car fleet. Mercedes-Benz carbon dioxideKällenius, currently the head of product development at Mercedes, has been named future Chairman of the Board of management of Daimler.

2019 101

ExxonMobil expands participation in MIT Energy Initiative’s low-carbon research; Mobility of Future study

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ExxonMobil said extended its support of the MIT Energy Initiative’s (MITEI) low-carbon energy research and education mission by renewing its status as a founding member for another five years. With its renewed membership, ExxonMobil will expand its participation in MITEI’s Low-Carbon Energy Centers. The company will: Extend its membership in MITEI’s Center for Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage. Join MITEI’s Mobility Systems Center, its newest Low-Carbon Energy Center.

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2019 NTEA Fleet Purchasing Outlook reveals continued strong demand for biodiesel in diesel trucks

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New research released by NTEA – The Association for the Work Truck Industry confirms that fleets across the country are increasingly relying on biodiesel for their existing and new diesel vehicles. For the third time in four years, surveyed fleets named biodiesel as their top alternative fuel choice both for current use and future interest. Compared to fossil fuels such as petrodiesel, B20 reduces carbon by 16% on average, with B100 reducing carbon by 80%.

2019 186

A.P. Moller - Maersk to launch methanol-fueled feeder in 2023; all future newbuilds to support carbon-neutral fuels

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Moller - Maersk is accelerating its efforts to decarbonize marine operations with the launch of the first carbon-neutral feeder vessel in 2023—seven years ahead of the initial 2030 ambition. All future Maersk owned newbuildings will have dual fuel technology installed, enabling either carbon-neutral operations or operation on standard very low sulfur fuel oil (VLSFO). Our ambition to have a carbon-neutral fleet by 2050 was a moonshot when we announced in 2018.

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Peapod adds two LH hydraulic hybrids delivery trucks to fleet

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The trucks, the first hydraulic hybrids in Peapod’s fleet of approximately 130 vehicles in the Midwest, are expected to reduce fuel consumption, reduce brake maintenance costs and cut emissions significantly in Peapod service neighborhoods. The addition of these hydraulic hybrid trucks to the Peapod fleet further increases the benefit and reduces our carbon footprint. —Claudia Fikert, transportation fleet administrator, Midwest Region, Peapod.

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LR and UMAS publish techno-economic assessment of zero-carbon fuels for shipping

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The technology feasibility (technology readiness) of the vessel and bunkering technologies needed to support zero-carbon-fueled ships. —“Techno-economic assessment of zero-carbon fuels”. TRL rankings for ZEV technologies, from “Techno-economic assessment of zero-carbon fuels”.

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Los Angeles-Long Beach Port trucking company replacing entire diesel truck fleet with near-zero emissions natural gas trucks, RNG

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TTSI) is replacing its entire diesel trucking fleet with near-zero emission natural gas trucks, which it plans to fuel with carbon-negative renewable natural gas (RNG). Total Transportation Services Inc.

Porsche launches carbon offsetting program for US drivers

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The program is available to US customers after PCNA earlier this year enrolled its own Porsche Experience Center cars and its Porsche Passport subscription fleet. Customers can then follow a quick link to make financial contributions to environmental projects designed to offset their individual carbon footprint. Porsche Cars North America, Inc. PCNA) has launched Porsche Impact , an online tool that links individual CO 2 emissions to specific climate projects.

2019 170

Study finds fleet switch from PFI to GDI engines will result in net reduction in global warming

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A new study quantifying emissions from a fleet of gasoline direct injection (GDI) engines and port fuel injection (PFI) engines finds that the measured decrease in CO 2 emissions from GDIs is much greater than the potential climate forcing associated with higher black carbon emissions from GDI engines. Finally, we analyze the potential climate effects of switching a PFI to a GDI fleet. For our fleet, increases in the fuel economy of 1.6% (0.5−2.4%;

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Toronto now has the largest fleet of electric buses in North America on the road with arrival of third new electric bus model

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The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) is now operating the largest fleet of electric buses in North America. Our government’s investment in the TTC’s electric bus pilot program is a sign of our commitment to made-in-Canada clean technology and an important step toward our target of 5,000 electric buses in Canada’s fleets over the next five years. To meet that target, 100% of vehicles in Toronto must transition to low-carbon energy by 2050.

2020 233

U of Toronto study finds US electrification of LDV fleet not a silver bullet for tackling climate change in vehicle sector

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GtCO 2 (28% of the projected 2015–2050 light-duty vehicle fleet emissions). 2015–2050 US light-duty fleet cumulative CO 2 emissions versus CO 2 budget under prospective future developments. The team estimated 2015–2050 LDV sectoral carbon budgets of 44–50 GtCO 2 between the SSPs.

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Ryder to fuel natural gas fleets in California with 100% biomethane from Clean Energy Fuels

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The fuel at the two stations will be available in both compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied natural gas (LNG) to individual and public fleet vehicles. Clean Energy Fuels has filed nine separate application packages overs the past few years with the California Air Resources Board (ARB) for pathways under the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) program. Biomethane FleetsRyder System, Inc. and Clean Energy Fuels Corp.

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Amazon invests in electrofuels company Infinium

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Infinium Electrofuels have the potential to help investor Amazon and other companies to decarbonize their operations and meet their net-zero carbon goals. These fuels may be used in today’s plane, ship and truck fleets without changes in infrastructure.

Latest EPA automotive trend report shows MY 2017 fleet fuel economy of 24.9 mpg; new record

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The report also assesses compliance performance for individual automakers and for the US fleet as a whole with the greenhouse gas emissions standards for light-duty vehicles. This report includes content previously published in two separate reports, the Light-Duty Automotive Technology, Carbon Dioxide Emissions, and Fuel Economy Trends Report, and the GHG Manufacturer Performance Report.

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