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2019 130

Port of Los Angeles to Work with Vision Industries

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Fresh on the heels of a partnership with Capacity of Texas, Inc. to build a Zero Emissions Terminal Tractor (ZETT(TM)) built on Capacity's PHETT® platform and powered by the Vision plug-in electric/hydrogen fuel cell technology, they now announce a negotiation with the Port of Los When it rains, it pours for Vision Industries Corporation.

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Uber starts paying drivers to buy electric

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The pilot program starts this week and will run for a year in seven cities: Austin, Texas; Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Diego, and San. Electric cars and fleets go hand-in-hand. That's the message Uber is trying to send to its drivers with a new program it calls EV Champions, which will pay some drivers higher rates if they drive an electric car.

Portland, Dallas Have Most Electric Car Charging Stations Per Head

Green Car Reports

Ask most Americans to name the cities with the most public charging stations for electric cars per head of population, and they’ll likely mention Los Angeles and perhaps San Francisco. According to PlugShare (via, however, Portland, Oregon and Dallas, Texas top the list. PlugShare, the social network devoted to finding and sharing

Maven deploying its first all-electric shared-use fleet in Austin; 20 Chevy Bolts

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Maven is now offering its first all-electric fleet of cars for use in the gig economy; 20 Chevrolet Bolt EVs are available for freelance drivers in Austin, Texas to earn money on their own schedules.

2018 104

Port of Long Beach and Vision Motor Corp. to develop and demonstrate two fuel-cell-powered heavy-duty trucks

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The Port of Long Beach and Vision Motor Corporation of El Segundo, California have entered into an agreement to develop and demonstrate one hydrogen fuel cell/plug-in electric TYRANO class-8 on-road truck ( earlier post ) and one hydrogen fuel cell/plug-in electric zero-emission terminal tractor (ZETT) ( earlier post ), which is produced jointly by Vision and Capacity of Texas.

Nissan Announces Dates for US LEAF EV Tour

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The Nissan LEAF all-electric car will make its North American debut in Los Angeles on 13 Nov. The Los Angeles showing will be the first time people in the United States will be able to see the five-passenger, five-door, gasoline-free car, which is embarking on a nationwide tour. Los Angeles: Nov. Texas.

Ford Focus Electric in California qualifies for $10K in tax credits, HOV access

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Traffic congestion continues to worsen in California where, according to the Texas Transportation Institute’s annual Urban Mobility Report, Los Angeles and the San Francisco-Oakland metropolitan area rank No. In Los Angeles alone, this congestion contributed to a total of 38 million gallons of wasted fuel over the course of a year. This congestion costs the average Los Angeles commuter an additional $1,464 a year.

Cadillac embarks on first hands-free cross-country highway drive with Super Cruise

Green Car Congress

A group of stakeholders and media will put the power of Super Cruise technology to the test in twelve Super Cruise-equipped Cadillac CT6 vehicles, which departed from Cadillac House in New York City and will travel to Los Angeles, California. Cadillac embarked on its first official hands-free drive on freeways from one side of the country to the other, using Super Cruise technology. Earlier post.)

Traveling Finnish sauna touring US to use Neste renewable diesel on the West Coast

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The tour schedule includes a pit-stop near Neste’s US office in Houston, Texas, as well. Follow the Traveling Sauna on social media (@travelingsauna, @nestecorp, @NesteUS), and track its journey through Houston, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, New York City, and 17 other US locations. Throughout 2017, a fully-functional Finnish sauna on wheels will travel 12,000 miles across the US.

2017 64

TTI/INRIX study shows US traffic congestion back at pre-recession levels; average travel delay/commuter 2x that in 1982

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A new report produced by INRIX and the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) shows that traffic congestion in the US has returned to pre-recession levels. Of these roads, six are in Los Angeles, two are in New York and the remaining two are in Chicago.

2015 100

Green Energy Oilfield Services building fleet with 60 Peterbilt LNG trucks

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Green Energy Oilfield Services, located in Fairfield, Texas, will use the trucks to service XTO Energy, a subsidiary of ExxonMobil and major producer in the Freestone play oilfield in Freestone County, Texas. Green Energy Oilfield Services, LLC.,

DOE awarding >$24M to 77 projects through Technology Commercialization Fund

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Quanex Building Products Corporation, Houston, Texas SCP SYS LLC, San Francisco, Calif. Instrumentation to Provide Realistic Training Exercises for Radiation Protection at Nuclear Facilities, $750,000 Argon Electronics (UK) LTD, Luton, UK LLNL Composite Sorbents: Enabling Economical Biomethane Production, $500,000 SoCalGas, Los Angeles, Calif. Los Alamos National Laboratory. Austin, Texas First Solar Inc.,

2019 84

Top 15 Nissan LEAF markets in US in 2013

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Four of the top 15 markets are in California: San Francisco (1), Los Angeles (2), San Diego (7) and Sacramento (8). Los Angeles. Texas is planning to offer a $2,500 state rebate for EV purchases. Top 15 LEAF market year-to-date in 2013.

2013 141

Coulomb Technologies ships more than 2,400 public and commercial charging stations in ChargePoint America Program

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Coulomb’s ChargePoint America program provides approximately 4,500 charging stations to program participants in ten regions in the United States: Austin/San Antonio, Texas, Boston, Los Angeles, New York, Orlando/Tampa, Sacramento, Calif., Coulomb Technologies has shipped more than 2,400 public and commercial charging stations for electric vehicles through its $37-million ChargePoint America program.

BP to sell Carson refinery and ARCO retail network in US Southwest to Tesoro for $2.5B

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Subject to regulatory and other approvals, Tesoro will acquire the 266,000 barrel per day refinery near Los Angeles as well as the associated logistics network of pipelines and storage terminals and the ARCO-branded retail marketing network in Southern California, Arizona and Nevada. It processes ANS (Alaskan North Slope), Middle Eastern and West African crudes and supplies 25% of the Los Angeles gasoline demand.

2012 79

Universal LNG Solutions rolling out Class 8 LNG truck fleet for pilot

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The fleet, which will ship goods throughout Texas and the surrounding states during a two-month pilot program between ULNG and key partners, will demonstrate how trucking companies can lower costs while reducing their carbon footprint using LNG engines. The dealer has been instrumental in helping to rollout, deploy and achieve acceptance of LNG trucks in the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.

2015 71

Tesla expanding Supercharger network; boosting charging to 120 kW

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The accelerated rollout of the Tesla Supercharger network will see: Triple the number of Tesla Supercharger stations by the end of next month, including additional stations in California, coverage of the northwest region from Vancouver to Seattle to Portland, Austin to Dallas in Texas, Illinois and Colorado. It will also be possible to travel diagonally across the country from Los Angeles to New York using only the Tesla Supercharger network.

2013 89

Ford names first markets for the Focus Electric

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Ford Motor Company has named the first markets that will sell the Focus Electric, Ford’s all-electric passenger car: Atlanta; Austin and Houston, Texas; Boston; Chicago; Denver; Detroit; Los Angeles; San Francisco; San Diego; New York; Orlando, Fla.;

Study finds methane leaks from three large US natural gas fields in line with EPA estimates

Green Car Congress

Tens of thousands of pounds of methane leak per hour from equipment in three major natural gas basins that span Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas and Pennsylvania, according to airborne measurements, but the overall leak rate from those basins is only about 1% of gas production there——lower than leak rates measured in other gas fields, and in line with EPA estimates. about 17% of natural gas production in the Los Angeles Basin.

2015 84

More Than 1,800 EV chargers installed under Recovery Act

Green Car Congress

Secretary Chu made the announcement at an event today in Exposition Park in Los Angeles, California, where he was joined by Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Coulomb Technologies founder and Chief Technology Officer Richard Lowenthal. The vehicles and charging infrastructure will be deployed in residential, workplace, and public locations in Austin, Texas; Los Angeles, Calif.;

EPA awards $5M in Clean Diesel Grants to 4 port projects

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded $5 million in grant funding for 4 clean diesel projects at ports in California, Oregon, New Jersey and Texas. The DERA grant recipients are: The City of Los Angeles Harbor Department will replace a diesel-powered crane with an all-electric crane that produces zero emissions at the San Pedro Bay.

2015 76

Coulomb Technologies Installs First ChargePoint America EV Charging Station in Michigan

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Coulomb’s ChargePoint America program will provide nearly 5,000 charging stations in nine regions in the United States: Austin, Texas, Detroit, Los Angeles, New York, Orlando, Fla., Coulomb Technologies has installed its first ChargePoint networked electric vehicle charging station in Michigan from the $37-million ChargePoint America program.

ChargePoint completes ARRA-funded ChargePoint America program; 4,600 charging ports

Green Car Congress

Ten regions in the United States received EV charging stations: Austin/San Antonio, Texas; Boston; Los Angeles; New York; Orlando/Tampa; Sacramento, Calif.; ChargePoint, Inc. has completed the ChargePoint America Program with more than 4600 shipments and installations of its home, public and commercial charging ports for electric vehicles (EVs).

NREL publishes online collection of case studies in EV deployment

Green Car Congress

The other locations featured in Deployment Case Studies include Raleigh, NC; Houston, Texas; and Los Angeles, California. The US Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has released an online collection of case studies in electric vehicle deployment. The case studies detail the early experiences of four US locations on the leading edge of home-charging implementation.

Clean Energy unveils LNG backbone network for America’s Natural Gas Highway; 150 LNG stations by end of 2013

Green Car Congress

Major highway segments planned for early opening include, among others, those linking San Diego-Los Angeles-Riverside-Las Vegas; the Texas Triangle (Houston-San Antonio-Dallas/Ft. ANGH Route map shows initial phase of America‘s Natural Gas Highway. Click to enlarge.

2012 88

Clean Energy wins $10M, multi-year transit deal with New Jersey Transit

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the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LA Metro) opened its Division 13 facility, a $6-million private CNG fueling station built by Clean Energy. Clean Energy customer MV Transportation was awarded a CNG bus contract with Los Angeles World Airports. Long-time customer, Dillon Transportation, has signed a new agreement with Clean Energy to fuel its heavy duty trucks in Texas with Redeem. million GGEs of natural gas in Texas.

Ford opens limited reservations for 2012 Focus Electric; starting at $39,995

Green Car Congress

The 19 launch markets include: Atlanta, Austin and Houston, Texas; Boston, Chicago, Denver, Detroit, Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, New York, Orlando, Fla., Ford has opened reservations for the 2012 Focus Electric, with a starting price of $39,995, including $795 in destination charges but before state and federal incentives. Buyers can configure a Ford Focus Electric and place orders with a Certified Electric Vehicle (EV) dealer via a dedicated website.

Summer Update

Plug In Partners

They join Founding Members from these cities: Arlington, TX, Baltimore, Boulder, Dallas, Denver, Fort Worth, Irvine, CA, Los Angeles, Memphis, Philadelphia, Seattle, San Francisco, and Wenatchee, WA.

2006 130

Annual American Lung Association report shows continued progress in air quality, but more to be done

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Los Angeles-Long Beach-Riverside, Calif. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Riverside, Calif. Houston-Baytown-Huntsville, Texas. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Riverside, Calif. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Riverside, Calif. The American Lung Association released its annual report on air quality, State of the Air 2011 , which includes lists of the nation’s most polluted metropolitan areas.

Ozone 77

LA-based SMLC to lead new DOE Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute; ~$800M for 5 new hub competitions

Green Car Congress

The winning coalition, headquartered in Los Angeles, California brings together a consortium of nearly 200 partners from across academia, industry, and non-profits to spur advances in smart sensors and digital process controls that can significantly improve the efficiency of US advanced manufacturing. UCLA will lead the California regional center, in partnership with the city of Los Angeles harnessing the ability to tap the largest manufacturing base in the United States.

2016 60

CleanFUEL USA Secures $12.9 Million from US DOE for 100+ Propane Refueling Stations

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Other supporting partners include the Texas State Technical College, the Central Texas Clean Cities Coalition, Rush Truck Centers, 16 additional area Clean Cities Coalitions and the Propane Education and Research Council. The second phase will target 14 cities (Kansas City, Los Angeles, San Antonio/Austin, Oklahoma City, St. The US Department of Energy (DOE) awarded $12.9

US Army, Uber to partner on vertical lift research; stacked co-rotating rotors; Launchpoint for motors

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Last year, Uber announced the first US Elevate cities would be Dallas-Fort Worth/Frisco Texas and Los Angeles, with a goal of flight demonstrations in 2020 and Elevate commercially available to riders in 2023 in those cities. Ride-sharing company Uber and US Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, Army Research Laboratory, have entered a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) to advance technologies supporting Future Vertical Lift.

2018 76

Researchers use IPCC AR5 models to forecast 10% drop in Colorado River flow in next few decades

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In a new study in Nature Climate Change , climate modelers at Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory predict a 10% drop in the Colorado River’s flow in the next few decades, enough to disrupt longtime water-sharing agreements between farms and cities across the American Southwest, from Denver to Los Angeles to Tucson, and through California’s Imperial Valley.

2012 85

Environmental Charter High School Gets Solar; Greenius Goes EcoMedia

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And in the next three months he’ll be in Cambridge, Massachusetts; back in Minneapolis; the Port of Los Angeles; Long Beach, California; Long Island, New York and Denver Colorado for the latest batch of environmental projects EcoAds have helped to fund.

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Zinnov: automotive witnessing highest disruption among all industries; ~$6B invested in start-ups in FY 2015

Green Car Congress

Zinnov’s analysis shows that automotive companies are now leveraging different locations, such as Bay Area (20 new R&D centers), Los Angeles (8 new R&D centers), Shanghai (36 new R&D centers), Bangalore (9 new R&D centers), Romania (14 new R&D centers) and Vietnam (5 new R&D centers) that have seen increased R&D investments and center setups over the last decade.

2016 60

Coulomb Technologies Unveils First ChargePoint America EV Charging Stations in San Jose

Green Car Congress

Coulomb’s ChargePoint America program will provide some 4,600 charging stations to program participants in nine regions in the United States: Austin, Texas, Detroit, Los Angeles, New York, Orlando, Fla., Coulomb Technologies has installed its first Networked Charging Station for electric vehicles in San Jose, California from its $37 million ChargePoint America program ( earlier post ).

USABC awards $5.43M in advanced battery technology contracts to 5 firms

Green Car Congress

Quallion LLC of Los Angeles, Calif., of Austin, Texas, which was awarded $179,015 for a 16-month technology assessment contract to evaluate the company’s high-power lithium-ion cells for increased cycle and storage life against USABC PAHEV goals. The United States Advanced Battery Consortium LLC (USABC), an advanced research collaboration among Chrysler Group LLC, Ford Motor Company and General Motors Company, announced approximately $5.43

2010 81

Nissan plans to add at least 500 quick-charging stations to US in next 18 months, tripling the quick-charging infrastructure

Green Car Congress

NRG currently operates similar networks in Houston and the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex and has announced networks in the San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego and San Joaquin Valley areas. Nissan plans to triple the current electric vehicle quick-charging infrastructure in the United States with the addition of at least 500 quick-charging stations in the next 18 months, including the greater Washington DC area’s first fast-charge network.

2013 88

Navigant forecasts 18.6% CAGR for plug-ins in North America to 2022; 2.4% new vehicle share in US

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Navigant expects the top five MSAs for total PEV sales over the forecast period to be Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York City, Sacramento, and Riverside (California). Texas: 2.63. Annual light duty PEV Sales, top 5 states, 2013-2022. Source: Navigant. Click to enlarge. In an update to its 2012 geographic breakdown of plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) sales in North America, Navigant Research now forecasts that overall sales of will grow at a compound annual growth rate of 18.6%

FedEx Express closes in on goal of 20% improvement in vehicle fleet fuel efficiency years ahead of schedule

Green Car Congress

The new FedEx all-electric (EV) vehicles are being deployed in the next few months in numerous locations which include California (the San Francisco Bay area, Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego and the Central Valley); suburban Washington, D.C. New York City and several locations in Texas. FedEx Express, a unit of FedEx Corp., announced that its vehicle fleet was 16.6% more fuel efficient through FY2011 than it was in 2005.

2012 86

Solar Powered Greenius Producing Massive South Bay Energy

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To put that in perspective for you, if Los Angeles County were a state, it would rank ninth in population behind the states of California, New York, Texas, Florida, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Ohio, and Michigan. Oil that is, black gold, Texas tea.

2009 141

Study finds paved surfaces in Houston worsen air quality

Green Car Congress

New research by a team from the US, China and Japan focusing on the Houston, Texas area suggests that widespread urban development alters weather patterns in a way that can make it easier for pollutants to accumulate during warm summer weather instead of being blown out to sea.