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

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The Jacksonville Transportation Authority. The Jacksonville Transportation Authority will receive funding to replace diesel buses with 40' battery electric Gillig buses and chargers for an expansion route. The new route will serve a Park-n-Ride and a new Amazon distribution center that employs over 1,500 Jacksonville residents. Because the charging stations will utilize Jacksonville Electric Authority's Solar Smart Power program, the buses will truly have zero emissions.

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President Obama Announces 48 Projects to Receive $2.4B in Grants for Next-Generation of Batteries and Electric Vehicles; To be Combined with $2.4B in Industry Cost-Share

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Jacksonville, FL. ETEC and its partner Nissan will demonstrate up to 5,000 Nissan electric vehicles with a 100 mile range and deploy up to 12,500 Level 2 and 250 Level 3 chargers. gross vehicle weight) with a 100 mile range. Develop, analyze, and demonstrate hundreds of Chevrolet Volt Extended Range Electric Vehicles (EREVs) --125 Volt PHEVs for electric utilities and 500 Volt PHEVs to consumers.

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GM Files Voluntary Chapter 11; Agreements with US Treasury and Canada; New GM Expected in 60-90 Days

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Jacksonville, Fla. GM will launch the Chevrolet Volt extended range electric vehicle in 2010, expects to have 14 hybrid models in production by 2012, and will have 65% of vehicles alternative-fuel capable by 2014. General Motors Corp. reached agreements with the US Treasury and the governments of Canada and Ontario for the creation of a smaller, self-sustaining “New GM”.

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