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CARB launches $25M pilot program to help small trucking fleets transition to zero-emission technologies

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The California Air Resources Board will launch a new pilot program that aims to help small trucking fleets make the transition to zero-emission technologies. The Innovative Small e-Fleet pilot will focus on privately owned and nonprofit trucking fleets with 20 or fewer trucks and less than $15 million in annual revenue.

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Domino’s rolling out nationwide fleet of 800 Chevy Bolt EVs

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making it the largest electric pizza delivery fleet in the country. We’ve made a commitment to net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, and this is one way we can begin reducing our environmental impact, one delivery at a time. —Russell Weiner, Domino’s CEO.

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UK to invest £200M in fleet of zero-emission heavy-duty trucks

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UK Transport Minister Trudy Harrison announced more than £200 million (US$244 million) of government funding will be injected into an extensive zero-emission road freight demonstrator program. But we must accelerate our journey towards our net zero goals, and we’re committed to leading the way globally on non-zero emission road vehicles.

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Study finds all-electric rideshare fleet could reduce carbon emissions, but increase traffic issues

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Major ridesourcing companies Uber and Lyft have promised all-electric fleets by 2030 in an effort to reduce their carbon footprint. Previously, researchers calculated that rideshare companies’ carbon footprints could significantly decrease by fully electrifying their fleets.

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

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Just some 2,300—or 0.04% of the total fleet—are zero-emission trucks. European truck makers estimate that around 200,000 zero-emission trucks will have to be in operation by 2030 in order to meet the CO 2 targets for heavy-duty trucks. With 6 million vehicles, France has by far the largest van fleet.

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Cummins fuel cell technology powers Coradia iLint fleet in Germany

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Cummins is powering the world’s first fleet of hydrogen trains in Bremervörde, Lower Saxony, Germany. The first zero-emissions passenger trains in the 14-train fleet arrived in mid-summer. The Coradia iLint trains were developed by Alstom as an alternative to conventional diesel trains.

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ABB E-mobility unveils HVC360 for fleet charging

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ABB E-mobility announced details of its new HVC360 fleet charging solution. While the growing number of public charging points is excellent news for EV drivers, these alone do not meet the needs of electric fleets.

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