CARB approves Clean Miles Standard for TNCs

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The Clean Miles Standard (CMS) ( earlier post ) sets electrification and greenhouse gas emission targets for transportation network companies (TNCs)—e.g., Reduce vehicle miles traveled (VMT). The CMS electrification targets use the metric of percent electric vehicle miles traveled (eVMT); GHG emission targets are set using the metric of grams of CO 2 per passenger-mile-traveled (g CO 2 /PMT). pooling and deadhead mile reduction).

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Tesla Miles Traveled

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Encouraging new evidence on eVMT Today’s post is co-authored with Duncan Callaway The parking lot at our Berkeley grocery store, the one with kombucha on tap, is increasingly populated with … Continue Reading Tesla Miles Traveled

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Electric Last Mile Solutions announces long-term supply agreement with Wuling Motors

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Electric Last Mile Solutions (ELMS), a designer of intelligent, e-mobility workstations for the last mile, signed a binding, long-term supply agreement with Liuzhou Wuling Automobile Industry Co.,

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Toyota Mirai drives 1,003 km (623 miles) on one fill of hydrogen

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The new Toyota Mirai has increased the world record distance to 1,003 km (623 miles). A Toyota Mirai has set a new world record for distance driven with one fill of hydrogen. After breaking the record, Mirai was refueled and ready to go again in 5 minutes.

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DOE: median driving range of EVs tops 250 miles for MY2020

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The median EPA estimated range for all EV models offered in the 2020 model year exceeded 250 miles, according to figures from the US Department of Energy (DOE). The 2020 model year also marked the first year that an EV achieved an EPA-estimated maximum range of more than 400 miles.

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Wyoming leads in vehicle miles traveled per person

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Total vehicle miles traveled (VMT) by all vehicles in the United States vary greatly across the individual states. The latest annual data from the Federal Highway Administration show that in 2018 the maximum (348,796 million miles in California) was 94.5

Lightyear One solar EV: 440 miles, with less battery than any Long Range Tesla

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The Lightyear One solar-supplemented EV was driven 440 miles on a test track on a single charge of a 60-kilowatt-hour battery pack, Lightyear claims.

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BrightDrop joins University of Washington’s Urban Freight Lab, startups to launch sustainable last-mile delivery hub in Seattle

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GM’s BrightDrop ( earlier post ) is collaborating with the University of Washington’s Urban Freight Lab (UFL), The City of Seattle, and tech and delivery companies, AxleHire, Coaster Cycles and REEF, to launch one of the nation’s first zero operating-emissions, last-mile neighborhood delivery hubs.

Fluid Truck orders 40 additional electric trucks from Lightning eMotors; supporting IKEA last-mile delivery in NYC

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These vehicles will be utilized by XPO Logistics and NAL Group in their support of IKEA Retail US last-mile delivery efforts. They feature 129 kWhs of battery capacity with a range of 120 miles and can be charged in just under two hours by an 80-kW on-board DC fast charger.

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Mercedes-Benz teases super-efficient electric car with over 1,000 km (620 miles) of range

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Mercedes-Benz is teasing its upcoming new super-efficient electric car that the automaker claims will have over 1,000 km (620 miles) of range. more… The post Mercedes-Benz teases super-efficient electric car with over 1,000 km (620 miles) of range appeared first on Electrek.

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Toyota REXH2 fuel cell module successfully tested on boat over more than 7,000 nautical miles, including trans-Atlantic crossings

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It has been succesfully tested in real open sea conditions aboard the Energy Observer boat for over more than 7,000 nautical miles including trans-Atlantic crossings. The REXH2 is a modular maritime hydrogen power solution developed around Toyota’s fuel cell technology.

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Scooter trips from rental services in US averaged one mile per trip in 2019

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The average distance per trip for rented scooters in the US in 2019 was one mile, according to data from the National Association of City Transportation Officials. miles while trips made by casual (non-member) bike share users averaged 3.3 miles.

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Two-thirds of freight shipped by truck in the US in 2018 was shipped less than 100 miles

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billion tons (two-thirds) were shipped less than 100 miles. billion tons were shipped between 100 and 249 miles and 1.2 billion tons between 250 and 499 miles. Of the 11.1 billion tons of freight shipped by trucks in the United States in 2018, 7.3

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California ARB developing Clean Miles Standard for ridesharing companies

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With the enactment of SB 1014 ( earlier post )—the Clean Miles Standard and Incentive Program—the California Air Resources Board (CARB) and the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) is to develop and to implement new requirements for transportation network companies (TNCs)—i.e., SB 1014 requires CARB to establish by 1 January 2020, a GHG emission baseline for TNCs on a per-passenger-mile basis.

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IKEA Canada partners with Second Closet & Lion Electric for last-mile delivery; 15 Lion6 electric trucks

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IKEA Canada has partnered with technology-enabled logistics and last-mile delivery provider, Second Closet, which will begin integrating zero-emission trucks into its fleet for IKEA home deliveries in several markets across Canada. Lion6 electric trucks feature a direct-drive TM4 SUMO MD motor and inverter; battery capacity is up to 252 kWh, for a range of up to 180 miles.

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NIO launches autonomous driving model ET7; up to 621 miles range with solid-state 150 kWh battery

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With a 70 kWh battery pack, the ET7 has an NEDC range of more than 500 km (311 miles), or more than 700 km (435 miles) with a 100 kWh battery. When coupled with a new solid-state 150 kWh battery, ET7 boasts an NEDC range more than 1,000 km (621 miles).

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CU Denver study finds ride-hailing increases vehicle miles traveled

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increase in the miles cars travel for ride-hailing passengers in Denver’s metro area, according to a study published this week in the journal Transportation by researchers at the University of Colorado Denver. For this study, the conservative (lower end) percentage of deadheading miles from ride-hailing is 40.8%. There is decrease in overall transportation efficiency due to more car miles on the road, often traveling without passengers.

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All-electric Mustang Cobra Jet 1400 prototype exceeds testing target; 1502 hp, quarter-mile in 8.27s

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The all-electric Ford Mustang Cobra Jet 1400 prototype has blazed through a quarter-mile in 8.27

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DOE: median EV range in US grew from 73 miles in MY 2011 to 125 miles in MY

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In model year 2011, there were just three different models of all-electric vehicles (AEV) available and their ranges on a full charge (according to the Environmental Protection Agency) spanned from 63 to 94 miles. By model year 2018, the number of AEV models increased to 14 and the available ranges expanded as well, from a minimum of 58 miles for the Smart Fortwo Electric Drive Coupe to a maximum of 335 miles for the Tesla Model S 100D.

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Growth Energy: 2 billion miles on E15

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Growth Energy announced that in five months, US drivers have surpassed another billion miles on E15 (gasoline with 15% ethanol), bringing the total miles driven across the US to 2 billion. More than 1,000 stations across the country are currently offering E15 to consumers—nearly triple the number of stations from the same time last year.

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MIIT verifies Xpeng P7 EV range of 706 km (439 miles) NEDC

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China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of China (MIIT) has verified Xpeng’s P7 electric sports sedan’s driving range to be NEDC 706 km (439 miles). decrease in wind resistance coefficient increases NEDC driving range by about 8 km (5 miles).

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Kia starts pilot of last-mile delivery service in Singapore for future electric PBV business

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to break into Singapore’s last-mile delivery market. The Niro EV model optimized and modified for last-mile logistics service will be used in Singapore’s city center, in the process responding to the needs of the rapidly growing e-commerce market. Purpose-built vehicles&mdash are vehicles that are designed for specific applications, such as last-mile delivery, autonomous shuttles and chauffeur-driven luxury vehicles.

Recent growth of Vehicle Miles of Travel in US occurred on urban roadways

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Vehicle miles of travel (VMT) on urban roadways in the United States grew by 13.7% trillion miles. Light-duty vehicles (of all types) posted an increase in urban VMT of a scant 0.2% (from 2,066,824 million miles in 2017 to 2,071,605 million miles in 2018).

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GM launches BrightDrop: first-to-last-mile electric ecosystem for goods & services

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General Motors has launched a new business, BrightDrop , which will offer an ecosystem of electric first-to-last-mile products, software and services to empower delivery and logistics companies to move goods more efficiently.

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Plug Power partners with Lightning Systems on hydrogen fuel-cell-powered Class 6 trucks for logistics industry; “middle-mile” solution

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tons) capable of supporting middle-mile delivery logistics between warehouses and distribution centers. The standard vehicle offering includes 20kg of on-board hydrogen storage, delivering average range (for typical route profiles) in excess of 200 miles. Plug Power Inc.

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Lightyear One prototype delivers 441 miles of range in latest track test

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more… The post Lightyear One prototype delivers 441 miles of range in latest track test appeared first on Electrek. The latest prototype of the Lightyear One solar electric vehicle (SEV) has recently delivered tremendous range, all packed into a ~60 kWh battery pack.

Tesla Model S Plaid achieves new quarter-mile world record in 9.2 seconds

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The new Tesla Model S Plaid has reportedly achieved a new quarter-mile world record with a 9.2-second run, according to Jay Leno, who was at the racetrack for the record attempt. more… The post Tesla Model S Plaid achieves new quarter-mile world record in 9.2

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Velodyne Lidar introduces solid-state sensor for autonomous mobile robotics and last-mile delivery

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The Velarray M1600 enables touchless mobile and last-mile delivery robots to operate autonomously and safely, without human intervention. Velodyne Lidar introduced the Velarray M1600, a solid-state lidar sensor designed to serve mobile robotic applications.

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Eviation’s ‘Tesla of aircraft’ production version unveiled with over 400 miles of range

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more… The post Eviation’s ‘Tesla of aircraft’ production version unveiled with over 400 miles of range appeared first on Electrek.

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2022 Mini Cooper SE efficiency and range boost: Now 114 miles EPA

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The 2022 Mini Cooper SE electric car gets an unexpected range boost, to 114 miles of EPA-rated range, compared to 110 miles for the 2021 model. Efficiency ratings increased as well.

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BYD next-generation EV platform: Up to 600 miles, 800V charging, optimized efficiency

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debuted at the 2021 Shanghai auto show with some impressive performance figures including, according to the company, up to 600 miles of range (likely

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Tesla Model S Long Range Plus now EPA-rated for 402 miles

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Tesla’s Model S Long Range Plus now carries an official EPA-rated range of 402 miles—a 20% increase compared to a 2019 Model S 100D with the same battery pack design. This is the first US EV to break the 400-mile range mark.

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Hyundai upgrading Bluelink connected car services technology; Connected Routing, Last Mile Navigation

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In addition to a refined user interface, the upgraded Bluelink offers a range of new benefits and services for Hyundai customers, including Connected Routing, Last Mile Navigation and live parking information, and a new user profile feature. Last Mile Navigation.

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2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV earns EPA range rating of 247 miles

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The 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV has been EPA-rated at 247 miles of range. That's a bit lower than the 250 miles General Motors estimated when the Bolt EUV was unveiled earlier this year.

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VegEase e-grocery startup to deploy EVs for last-mile logistics

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VegEase e-grocery startup to deploy EVs for last-mile logistics. VegEase a cart-at-home e-grocery startup is deploying electric vehicles for its last-mile logistics. The post VegEase e-grocery startup to deploy EVs for last-mile logistics appeared first on Promoting Eco Friendly Travel.

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Tesla Model S Plaid Record Quarter-Mile Time Officially Confirmed

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Jay Leno recently announced he had done a 9.247-second quarter-mile, but Tesla now says it’s even quicker

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Ford Mustang Mach-E GT: Performance versions rated up to 270 miles of range

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The Mach-E GT Performance will be rated 270 miles, while the Mach-E GT will be rated 260 miles, according to Ford.

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Dahn’s “million-mile battery” detailed in open-access paper in JES

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million kilometers (1 million miles) and last at least two decades in grid energy storage. Researchers at Dalhousie University, led by Professor Jeff Dahn, have developed an excellent moderate-energy-density lithium-ion pouch cell chemistry that they say should be able to power an electric vehicle for more than 1.6 An open-access paper in the Journal of Electrochemistry JES details the new cell and the testing to which the team subjected it to create a benchmark for further research.

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Tesla Model S Will Have Less Range, But Remains Above 400 Miles

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The refreshed version will get several miles less than the 412 miles (EPA) initially anticipated

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Tesla starts advertising Model 3 with 93 miles of range on its website in Canada

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Tesla is now starting to advertise the Model 3 with 93 miles of range, which aims to give buyers access to local EV incentives, on its website in Canada. more… The post Tesla starts advertising Model 3 with 93 miles of range on its website in Canada appeared first on Electrek.

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AVTA Electric Bus Fleet (Video) 5 Million Miles & Counting

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AVTA Electric Bus Fleet BYD Company The Antelope Valley Transit Authority, a leader in the transformation to battery-electric technology, passed the five-million-mile mark of zero emission operations with its fleet of American-made BYD buses.

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Hyundai boosts range in refreshed IONIQ EV to ~170 miles

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Drivers of the new 2020 IONIQ Electric can also enjoy 170 miles (274 km) of range thanks to an upgraded 38.3-kWh battery with 36% more energy capacity. kWh, and offers a total of 170 miles of estimated range. Drivers choosing IONIQ Plug-in can safely rely on 29 miles of pure electric driving range powered by the 8.9 Hyundai introduced its refreshed IONIQ car lineup in a North American debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

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Electric Vehicle Spotlight (EVS): Electric Last Mile Solutions

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Today Electrek turns its spotlight to the up-and-coming EV company, Electric Last Mile (ELMS), which is targeting one of the hottest EV markets: commercial fleets. more… The post Electric Vehicle Spotlight (EVS): Electric Last Mile Solutions appeared first on Electrek.