Toyota launches Hui car share service in Honolulu through Servco Pacific; MSPF application

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Seventy Toyota and Lexus vehicles are available for reservation through the Hui mobile app (for iOS and Android devices) by the hour or day at 25 easily accessible locations throughout Honolulu. The app supports a range of fleet management tools, as well as driver identification, authentication and payment management. In Hawaii, Toyota launched a new round-trip, station-based car share service called Hui.

Charlotte Douglas International Airport to buy 5 Proterra electric buses; 9th airport

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CLT, which serves approximately 46 million passengers each year, becomes the ninth airport to purchase Proterra electric buses for ground transportation and joins a growing list of major airports across the US that are electrifying their fleets. Mineta San José International Airport (SJC); Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU); and Honolulu International Airport (HNL). Electric (Battery) Fleets Heavy-duty


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Sandia Labs partnering with Red and White Fleet to develop high-speed H2 fuel cell passenger ferry and world’s largest H2 refueling station

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Sandia National Laboratories and San Francisco’s Red and White Fleet are partnering in a project—SF-BREEZE (San Francisco Bay Renewable Energy Electric vessel with Zero Emissions)—to develop a high-speed, hydrogen-fuel-cell-powered passenger ferry and refueling station. The hydrogen refueling station is planned to be the largest in the world and serve fuel cell electric cars, buses and fleet vehicles in addition to the ferry and other maritime vehicles.

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Climate Mayors EV Purchasing Collaborative: >140 cities and counties have committed to purchasing >2,100 EVs by 2020

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At the second-annual Climate Mayors Summit in Honolulu, Hawaii, 127 cities and 15 counties from across 38 states joined the Climate Mayors Electric Vehicle Purchasing Collaborative, and committed to purchasing more than 2,100 electric vehicles by the end of 2020.

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ATI FlyZero project finds green liquid hydrogen most viable zero-carbon emission fuel for aircraft

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Other major conclusions are: Technology acceleration is key as industry and aviation can only afford one fleet refresh between now and 2050. FlyZero is the UK’s Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI) project aiming to realize zero-carbon emission commercial aviation by 2030.

US Hybrid awarded contract to deliver plug-in fuel cell shuttle bus to Hawaii County Mass Transit Agency

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Integrated at US Hybrid’s Honolulu facility, the 25-passenger shuttle bus utilizes a 30 kW fuel cell fueled by a 20 kg hydrogen storage and delivery system. Fleets Fuel Cells Hybrids Hydrogen Plug-ins The hydrogen shuttle bus. Click to enlarge.

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

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Transitioning the fleet to all electric will eliminate emissions from diesel buses and emissions from shipping diesel fuel by barge 900 miles from Seattle. The City of Fairfield will receive funding to purchase all-electric, zero-emission Proterra 35' Catalyst E2 buses and supporting charging infrastructure as part of their Alternative Fuels and Fleet Replacement policy, which focuses on transitioning to an all-electric fleet. City and County of Honolulu.

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

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Gainesville RTS will receive funds to purchase a new electric bus to replace an existing diesel bus that has reached the end of its useful life, and to modify its existing charging station equipment to support its electric bus fleet. Honolulu Department of Transportation Services. The Honolulu Department of Transportation Services will receive funds to purchase electric buses to support fleet expansion, on-route chargers and associated charging infrastructure.

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Top 15 Nissan LEAF markets in US in 2013

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Another three are on the West Coast and in Hawaii: Seattle (4), Portland (5), and Honolulu (6). Honolulu, with 26 quick chargers, has one of densest charging grids in the US. The New York market also benefits from sales of small EV fleets, including the NY Department of Sanitation. Top 15 LEAF market year-to-date in 2013. Source: Nissan Click to enlarge. Nissan provided a list of the top 15 markets in the US for the Nissan LEAF battery-electric vehicle.

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Coulomb Technologies Secures $14M in Series B Funding

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in 2008, to the latest opening in Honolulu Hawaii, the ChargePoint Network is used by thousands of EV drivers looking to quickly and safely fuel their electric vehicles. Cities worldwide including San Francisco, Houston, Amsterdam, Chicago, Nashville and Bochum, Germany, now have Coulomb’s charging stations installed for consumer and fleet use.

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GE and Better Place Partner to Accelerate EV Infrastructure Deployment; Integrating GE WattStation with Better Place Services

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GE and Better Place have formed a technology and financing partnership to accelerate the global deployment of electric vehicle infrastructure through collaboration in four key areas: standards-based technology development; battery financing; joint fleet electrification programs; and consumer awareness. The goal is to convert corporate fleet owners to electric fleets, so owners reap both the economic benefits of lower cost of ownership as well as reducing harmful carbon emissions.

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smart fortwo electric drive Debuts in the US

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smart USA will begin deploying a fleet of 250 electric drive vehicles across the United States this fall, targeting key electrification leadership cities and Department of Energy grant areas. The United States’ fleet of 250 electric drive vehicles will begin arriving in October 2010 and is part of the second phase of a three-phase roll-out program. The dealership, to be named smart center Honolulu, will open later this month and be managed by the Hawaii Automotive Retailing Group.

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ICCT paper assesses leading regional EV markets in US and policies behind them

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Eleven of the metropolitan areas in this study have four or more major utility actions in place: Holland, Bridgeport, Atlanta, Athens, Austin, Honolulu, Kahului, San Jose, Santa Cruz, San Francisco, and Eureka. Offering local parking perks for electric vehicles, progressively integrating electric vehicles into municipal fleets, and implementing electric-vehicle-ready building codes are increasingly common among the leading metropolitan areas for electric vehicle penetration.

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Better Place, Sheraton Waikiki and Hawaiian Electric Partner on EV Charge Network in Hawaii

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Better Place has started its initial deployment of EV infrastructure in Hawaii, with the launch of a project to incorporate its electric-vehicle infrastructure in Honolulu, in partnership with Kyo-ya Hotels & Resorts’ Sheraton Waikiki Resort and Hawaiian Electric Company. Better Place’s initial charging stations will be based at partner Kyo-ya Hotel & Resorts’ Sheraton Waikiki Resort where two electric vehicles will be used as fleet vehicles and guest shuttles.

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Sandia study finds fuel cell barges may be attractive lower-cost cold-ironing solution for some types of vessels at some ports

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On the positive side, the current regulatory situation has resulted in a high likelihood of enthusiastic participation by the container fleets, especially those that have vessel traffic to/from California ports. Honolulu, Hawaii; and Seattle, Wash. Hawaii’s Honolulu Harbor in Oahu had a different need. Basic concept of a fuel cell barge.

2013 173

Fleet of Electric Seaglider Planes by 2025, My Ami Buggy Comes To Life, & More EV News


There are plans to launch a fleet of electric seaglider planes by 2025 in Hawaii. Innovation continues in the e-mobility realm. The Citroën Ami 100% ëlectric is now available from £19.99 per month. A limited edition Ami Buggy is going on sale in France.