FTA awarding $130M in Low-No grants for zero-emission and low-emission transit buses and facilities

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Connecticut Department of Transportation. The Connecticut Department of Transportation will receive funds to purchase new electric buses to support the CTfastrak Bus Rapid Transit Service. The Michigan Department of Transportation will receive funds to replace aging diesel buses with zero-emission electric buses and related charging station infrastructure, and provide maintenance and first responder training for the new technology. New Jersey Transit Corporation.

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Toyota inviting royalty-free use of ~5,680 hydrogen fuel cell patents

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By eliminating traditional corporate boundaries, we can speed the development of new technologies and move into the future of mobility more quickly, effectively and economically. In May 2014, Toyota announced a $7.3-million loan to FirstElement Fuels to support the operations and maintenance of 19 hydrogen fueling stations across California.

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US DOT Awards $100M in Recovery Act Funds to 43 Transit Projects to Reduce Energy Consumption and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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Laredo Bus Facility Solar Canopies: Provide shade structures with integrated, grid tied photovoltaic cells to be erected on the bus storage lot at the Laredo Bus Maintenance Facility. Connecticut Department of Transportation, Connecticut: $7,000,000. Stationary Fuel Cells and Hybrid Transit Buses Incremental Costs: The purchase of diesel-electric hybrid transit buses and stationary fuel cells for use in the statewide bus system in Connecticut.

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USDOT awarding $55M to support purchase of Low-No buses; electric buses and infrastructure

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Eligible projects included those that replace, rehabilitate, lease, and purchase buses and related equipment as well as projects to purchase, rehabilitate, construct or lease bus-related facilities, such as buildings for bus storage and maintenance. Connecticut Department of Transportation. The project will be the next step in CTDOT's zero emission bus deployment program with the goal to minimize the carbon emissions of Connecticut's bus fleet. Delaware Transit Corporation.

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DOE to award up to $137M for SuperTruck II, Vehicle Technology Office programs

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Promote and demonstrate plug‐in electric vehicles through showcases in a variety of venues throughout New England: Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Vermont. West Virginia University Research Corporation. Develop a unified reference guide of design requirements, and provide in‐person training and tours that showcase best practice garage/maintenance facilities for natural gas, propane, and hydrogen vehicles.

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Toyota FCV Mirai launches in LA; initial TFCS specs; $57,500 or $499 lease; leaning on Prius analogy

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—Akio Toyoda, Toyota Motor Corporation President/CEO. In 2016, Air Liquide, in collaboration with Toyota, is targeting construction of 12 stations in five states – New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island. —Satoshi Ogiso, Managing Officer, Toyota Motor Corporation. —Takeshi Uchiyamada, Chairman of Board, Toyota Motor Corporation. Mirai. Click to enlarge.

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