Volvo LIGHTS team helps facilitate authorization for public MDHD EV charging stations in California

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The decision also applies to charging service providers for off-road EVs or off-road electric equipment. San Diego Gas & Electric’s Electric Rule 18 already provided a clear exemption and did not require modification.

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Virginia Governor signs legislation and executive order beginning transition of state vehicles to natural gas, electricity or other alternative fuels

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Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell has signed two pieces of legislation that promote the use of natural gas, electric or other alternative-fueled vehicles in the Commonwealth. The Virginia Office of Fleet Management Services oversees approximately 4,000 passenger-type vehicles, used by more than 175 state agencies and institutions. Electric (Battery) Fuels Natural Gas Policy

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

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XL Hybrids TYs7Oafol48Kkc8KJgZoTHgMu0w8LYSbRdYOj2VdwnuKwa">announced new fleet customers who intend to purchase its XLP plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) upfit solution for Ford F-150 pickup trucks. The Fleet-Ready technology is the industry’s first ship-thru upfit on half-ton pickup trucks from a leading OEM. XLP will provide a 50% improvement in miles driven per gallon for major fleets across the United States, as well as significant reductions in CO 2 emissions.

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MIT study concludes V2G-enabled electric commercial trucks could offer lower total operating cost than conventional diesel fleet

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A new study by researchers at MIT’s Center for Transportation and Logistics (CTL), concludes that electric commercial vehicles can cost 9 to 12% less to operate than trucks powered by diesel engines when used to make deliveries on an everyday basis in big cities and when V2G (vehicle-to-grid) revenue is incorporated. miles per gallon for hybrid trucks, while the electric-only trucks averaged 0.8 Firms do not need fleets as big as 250 trucks to realize savings.

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Careful Bus deploys school buses in NYC outfitted with XL hybrid systems

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The XLH system uses regenerative braking during deceleration and electric assist during acceleration to increase fuel economy. Careful Bus, which operates a fleet of about 100 student transportation vehicles as part of a contract with the New York City Department of Education, has been an early adopter of many innovative transportation technologies over its 45-year history, including GPS technology, dashboard cameras and thumb scanner equipment. Conversions Fleets Hybrids

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XL Hybrids expanding product line-up with new plug-in hybrid system for pick-ups; product launch in Q4 2017

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The XLP will be an industry-first fleet-ready solution offered as a ship-thru upfit on half-ton pickup trucks from leading OEMs, and is targeted to provide a 50% improvement in miles driven per gallon for major fleets across the United States, as well as significant reductions in CO 2 emissions. XLP ship-thru deliveries to fleet customers will begin in the fourth quarter of 2017, said Clay Siegert, XL Hybrids’ co-founder and chief operating officer. Fleets Hybrids Plug-ins

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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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The US Department of Transportation (DOT) is awarding $100 million in Economic Recovery Act funding to 43 transit agencies for projects to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions from both vehicles and facilities. Selection criteria included a project’s ability to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions and also to provide a return on the investment. The primary use of electrical energy by GLPTC is by its garage and maintenance facilities.

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DOE to award $11M to 20 new Clean Cities projects for alt fuel cars and trucks

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) is [link] about $11 million to 20 new projects to help states and local governments to develop the infrastructure, training, and regional planning needed to help meet the demand for alternative fuel cars and trucks, including vehicles that run on natural gas, electricity, and propane. Vehicle Workgroup and create a strategic plan for statewide natural gas. vehicle implementation; establish a Minnesota green fleet recognition.

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How Carmakers Are Responding to the Plug-In Hybrid Opportunity

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GM has announced plans for public sales in 2010, and almost every carmaker now says it will sell PHEVs or highway-speed battery electric vehicles (BEVs) sometime after 2010. Shifted earlier focus to all-electric Focus in 2011 with Magna. General Motors Chevy Volt series PHEV, which it calls "extended range electric vehicle" (EREV), part of "E-Flex" multi-fuel platform. Plans "large demonstration fleet" late 2009. And ride off into the sunset on electric power.

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