BlueIndy Electric Car Sharing Systems Opens Today In Indianapolis

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Indianapolis is finally getting its own electric-car sharing service, a couple of years after the idea was first proposed for the Midwestern city. Car Sharing plug-in cars Indianapolis BlueIndyPreviewed last year, the BlueIndy service opens for customers today, using French-made Bolloré BlueCars. There will be 25 locations throughout the city initially, with most hosting five cars.

BlueIndy Electric Car-Sharing Parking Spaces Fought By Indianapolis Businesses

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It always seemed unlikely, but the BlueIndy electric-car sharing program is getting closer to its rollout in the Midwestern city of Indianapolis, Indiana. parking Politics Car Sharing plug-in cars Indiana Autolib Bolloré BlueCar Indianapolis BlueIndyThe French-made Bollore BlueCar electric two-seaters are closer to arriving, and groups of Level 2 charging stations are popping up at curbsides all over the central city. And that has led to.

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Bolloré Group launches electric car sharing service in Indianapolis

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BlueIndy has placed into service in Indianapolis, Indiana the first 50 of an eventual 500 electric vehicles (Bluecars) that provide convenient, cleaner transportation with the swipe of a membership card.

BlueIndy Electric Car-Sharing Service Launches In Indianapolis

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Now, the company has launched a similar service to Indianapolis, called BlueIndy. Indianapolis mayor Greg Ballard has long been a fan of electrified vehicles, and in 2012 put in place a mandate French firm Bolloré has made quite a name for itself in Paris, where its Autolib'' electric car sharing service has tens of thousands of subscribers.

With BYD and IndyGo, Momentum Dynamics to install three 300kW inductive charging stations in Indianapolis

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Momentum Dynamics Corporation, the global leader in high-power wireless charging for electric vehicles, in partnership with BYD and IndyGo, will install three 300-kilowatt inductive charging points in Indianapolis, the highest capacity system of its kind implemented anywhere in the world.

Indianapolis Electric-Car Sharing: We Drive BlueIndy's BlueCar

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While you might expect a city-wide electric car-sharing service in Paris--or perhaps progressive havens like San Francisco or Santa Monica--the midwestern city of Indianapolis may not be the first such place you''d look for an all-electric car-sharing plan.

Bolloré launches electric car sharing service in Indianapolis

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France-based Bolloré Group launched the BlueIndy electric car sharing advice in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Mayor of Indianapolis chose to align this event with the opening of the Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA) conference. EDTA usually holds its yearly conference in Washington, DC, but this year chose Indianapolis, renowned city in the automotive industry, primarily because of the BlueIndy launch.

Indianapolis Works Toward Totally Electrified City Fleet

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There's a lot of discussion about hybrids and plug-in electric cars being sold to private buyers. But some of the biggest gains in reducing emissions and running costs are likely to come from vehicle fleets.

French Electric Car-Sharing Service Autolib Coming To. Indianapolis ?!?

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Visit French capital Paris, and it won''t be long before you see a Bollore Bluecar running about. The small, quirky electric car is part of the city''s Autolib'' car sharing service. Bluecars dotted around Parisian streets wait for anyone wishing to borrow them, for anything from a few minutes to several hours. Of all U.S. cities you''d expect to find

Indianapolis becomes USA first to switch to plug-in vehicles

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Indianapolis is to become the US’ first city to convert its entire municipal non-police fleet to electric and plug-in hybrids by 2025. The mid-west city of Indianapolis is an [.].

Paris’ Autolib electric car club heads to Indianapolis

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The city of Indianapolis is to become home to the largest electric vehicle car club in the US, thanks to a new deal with the Bollor? Group. Best known for its Autolib car sharing service in Paris, Bollor? is eager to expand to the US, following the success of its car club operations in the[.].

Mayor of Indianapolis announces plan to modernize city fleet to plug-ins and CNG by 2025

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Calling it a vital national security issue, Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard (a retired Marine officer and Gulf War veteran) signed Executive Order #6, 2012 making Indianapolis the first city in the nation to require the purchase of either electric or plug-in hybrid vehicles for the city’s non-police fleet, and the use of CNG in heavy-duty vehicles.

Allison Transmission Prepares to Manufacture New Hybrid Commercial-Duty Truck Drive Systems in Indianapolis

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dedicated a new hybrid drive system manufacturing plant in Indianapolis, Indiana. Allison Transmission, Inc. Earlier post.) Once fully operational, nearly 100 manufacturing workers will be capable of producing more than 20,000 commercial-duty hybrid propulsion systems each year. Allison was being awarded a $62.8

BlueIndy electric car-sharing: after 9 months, how's it doing?

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Car Sharing plug-in cars Bolloré BlueCar Indianapolis BlueIndyCar-sharing is growing, in urban areas, among the young and old, and as a way to avoid the expense of a second vehicle. Sharing electric cars, however, is still in its early days. But one of the most ambitious experiments is BlueIndy, an electric car-sharing service modeled after the AutoLib system in Paris that's now operating in an American.

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Think goes down

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Source: ElectricAid , Indianapolis Business Journal ]. Think has declared bankruptcy in Norway. think global think city

Electric cars from BlueIndy car sharing now face the crusher

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Dozens of electric cars from the defunct BlueIndy car-sharing service were sent to a scrapyard, as the City of Indianapolis mulls what to do with leftover charging stations, according to local news reports.

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BlueIndy Car Sharing, Hybrid Incentives, Tesla California Jobs: Today's Car News

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Today on Green Car Reports: The BlueIndy electric-car sharing service debuts in Indianapolis, a new highway spending bill could permanently lock hybrids out of carpool lanes, and Tesla Motors is the largest automotive employer in California. The BlueIndy electric-car sharing service launches in Indianapolis

BYD to unveil new electric transit bus and motor coach

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BYD will unveil a new electric transit bus (K7M-ER) and a new electric motor coach (C9M) at BusCon 2019, held at the Indianapolis Convention Center in Indianapolis 23-25 September.

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IndyCar Series to embrace green car revolution?

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Following on from the Indianapolis 500, the IZOD IndyCar Series has released a new engine strategy meant to reflect the general downsizing of engines in the commercial market. Tags: Green cars Latest news engine downsizing Indianapolis 500 IndyCar Series IZOD IndyCar Series motor sport new engines Motor sport fans normally put speed and performance ahead of efficiency and economy, but the world famous IndyCar Series may soon offer the best of both worlds.

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Tesla Model X Configurator, BlueIndy Electric-Car Sharing, Fisker Karma Coding: Today's Car News

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Today, the Tesla Model X online configurator goes live for certain customers, the BlueIndy electric-car sharing service opens in Indianapolis, and Fisker Karma owners add new features to their cars. The BlueIndy electric-car sharing service opens for business today in Indianapolis. All this and more on Green Car Reports. The Tesla Model X online. Today in Car News

Electric Cars Take Top Two Spots At Pikes Peak Hill-Climb Race

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The annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is the second-oldest major motorsport event run in the United States, after the Indianapolis 500. With its 12.4-mile course boasting 156 turns and an elevation gain of more than 4,000 feet, it's also one of the toughest.

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Excellance showcasing CNG-powered ambulance

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Excellance Inc, producer of custom ambulances and emergency vehicles, will showcase a CNG-powered ambulance at FDIC International in Indianapolis.

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Indiana Utility: Electric-Car Owners Recharge FREE, At Night

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We recently reported on the sweet deal enjoyed by a Tesla Model S owner in Indianapolis, whose local utility charges just 2.3 Electric-car owners know that home recharging is virtually always cheaper, on a per-mile basis, than driving on gasoline. In some cases, it''s considerably cheaper. cents per kWh for overnight EV charging. DON''T MISS: Life

Which City Will Have Most Hybrids, Electric Cars In Its Fleet?

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When it comes to deploying plug-in electric cars in municipal fleets, Indianapolis appears to be leading the way. The city announced last week that it will replace 425 non-police-pursuit vehicles with electric cars and plug-in hybrids by early 2016, as it works toward a goal of converting the entire fleet to "post-oil technology" by 2025. DON''T

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More Data Confirms: Electric-Car Drivers Really Love Their Cars

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At the Electric Drive Transportation Association conference in Indianapolis, PlugInsights Research (via InsideEVs) unveiled new findings indicating that--three and a half years after the In the grand scope of automotive history, modern electric cars haven''t been on the road very long. Yet they''ve already demonstrated considerable staying power.

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BYD 60-foot battery-electric bus completes full Altoona Pass/Fail test

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Los Angeles International Airport, and IndyGo in Indianapolis.

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BlueLA expands French electric-car sharing service to California

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franchise of the service, which put the same BlueCars onto the streets of Indianapolis. First there was AutoLib, a French electric-car sharing service operated by the Bolloré Group. Then came BlueIndy, the first U.S. Now Bolloré is expanding its car-sharing operations to a second U.S. city, one that may be much more in the public. Los Angeles California Car Sharing plug-in cars Bolloré BlueCar BlueIndy BlueLA

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Tesla Sales, Toyota Mirai Signup, BlueIndy Controversy: Today's Car News

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Today, a report claims the Tesla Model S outsold the Nissan Leaf in the first quarter of this year, Toyota announces the start of signups for the 2016 Mirai fuel-cell sedan, and Indianapolis businesses get red in the face over the BlueIndy electric car-sharing service.

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Workhorse Group to unveil new C650 electric step van at NTEA Work Truck Show

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Workhorse Group will display its newly-designed C 650 all-electric step van at the NTEA Work Truck Show, 4-6 March in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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San José International deploys 10 Proterra electric buses in airport fleet

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SJC joins a growing list of airports (including Indianapolis, New York-JFK, Newark, LaGuardia, Sacramento, LAX and SFO), transit agencies, and universities and colleges, that are making the transition to zero-emission vehicle fleets.

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UPS enters into RNG supply agreements with Kinetrex and TruStar; up to 80M gallon equivalents

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The RNG will be used to fuel UPS’s LNG-powered trucks in Chicago, Columbus, Indianapolis, St. Kinetrex will obtain the RNG from its Indy High BTU plant, a landfill facility on the south side of Indianapolis developed with EDL Energy and the South Side Landfill. UPS has entered into multi-year renewable natural gas (RNG) agreements with Kinetrex Energy and TruStar Energy.

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XL launches PHEV Ford F-250; 50% improvement in fuel economy

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XL unveiled its plug-in hybrid electric Ford Super Duty F-250 pickup truck ( earlier post ) at the NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis.

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France’s all-electric car club heads to the USA

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Unveiled in Indianapolis this week, new BlueIndy service is set to open within the next eight months and will include as many as 500 electric cars available to hire by the city’s residents. France’s famous all-electric car club run by the Bollore Group has expanded to the US.

Workhorse adds EnerDel as battery supplier for new C-Series electric delivery vehicle

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The company’s Vigor+ product line is Buy America Compliant and manufactured in Indianapolis, Indiana. Workhorse Group Inc. announced that EnerDel would be an additional key battery supplier for its next-generation C-Series delivery vehicle. In conjunction with this announcement, Workhorse placed an initial order for 5,200 EnerDel Vigor+ battery packs, which will be used in the production of its growing backlog of C-Series customer orders.

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‘Revenge’ Hits Indiana

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Director Chris Paine was in Indianapolis this week to film for ‘Revenge.’ ’ More details in this TV report: Filmmaker in Ind. for electric car doc. Here is the full text of the article, in case the link goes bad: [link]. Filmmaker in Ind. for electric car doc. Updated: Friday, 12 Feb 2010, 6:51 AM EST. Published : Friday, 12 Feb 2010, 6:02 AM EST. * By: Debby Knox. Indiana is slated to be the leading state in the development of electric cars.

Proterra and Freightliner Custom Chassis to develop all-electric chassis MT50e for delivery truck applications

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The production-ready MT50e will be on display at the upcoming NTEA Work Truck Show, 4-6 March in Indianapolis. Proterra and Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC) announced a collaboration to develop the MT50e, a new all-electric delivery truck chassis.

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Smart Move

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Smart will be launching a test fleet of 250 electric cars in selected areas, including: Portland, San Jose, Indianapolis, Orlando, and the Washington, D.C. Indianapolis; Orlando, Fla.; – Boston Corridor. Read more in the article: Smart to Launch Test Fleet of Electric Cars. By Mike Ramsey for the Wall Street Journal. From the article: “The car would be leased for four years at $599 a month and would be under warranty during the full period.

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Bolloré launching BlueLA electric car sharing service in Los Angeles

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A little more than a year after the launch of BlueIndy, the all-electric car sharing service in Indianapolis ( earlier post ), the Bolloré is opening BlueLA electric car-sharing in Los Angeles, California. The service is scheduled to open in 2017. The BlueLA service will initially include the deployment of 200 public charge points and 100 electric vehicles.

BMW to supply Motiv with i3 Li-ion batteries for integration into EPIC for commercial EVs

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The BMW battery-equipped EPIC chassis will be available across Motiv’s entire range of vehicle applications and will debut at the 2019 Work Truck Show , held 5-8 March in Indianapolis.

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EnerDel Scores Power Regulation Deal, Gets Toe-hold in SmartGrid Conversion

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Indianapolis-based battery maker EnerDel is tied closely to the Th!nk nk electric car company and to other automakers moving into the EV and PHEV field such as Nissan. But it seems that the company is now expanding it's activities beyond automotive power units and into the area of the larger electrical infrastructure. EnerDel has announced a new

THINK delivers 17 EVs to utility fleet customers and employees in Indiana

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received 10 electric THINK City cars, and the remainder were delivered to Indianapolis Power & Light for company fleet use. THINK has contracted with Tom Wood Automotive in Indianapolis to support the sale and service of THINK City electric cars in the metropolitan area. THINK has delivered 17 THINK CIty electric cars to utility fleet customers and employees in Indiana. Duke Energy in Plainfield, Ind.

EnerDel secures second order to supply Li-ion battery pack for Volvo C30 Electric Car

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is a privately-held company headquartered in Indianapolis, Ind. EnerDel, Inc. has received a second supply order from Volvo Car Corporation to manufacture its 24 kWh, lithium-ion battery pack to power Volvo’s C30 Electric car. EnerDel was initially selected by Volvo as its battery supplier for the Volvo C30 Electric back in September 2009 when the car was announced as part of Volvo’s “Drive-E Towards Zero” strategy.

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XL to launch plug-in hybrid electric Ford F-250 pickup at NTEA Work Truck Show

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XL, a provider of connected vehicle electrification solutions for commercial, utility and municipal fleets, will unveil a plug-in hybrid electric version of the popular Ford F-250 pickup truck at the NTEA Work Truck show, 5-8 March in Indianapolis.

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