New Jersey approves $5,000 EV rebate, charging infrastructure, electric transit

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New Jersey made a big move last week to back up its Garden State motto, with one of the greenest state plans for encouraging electric vehicles in the nation.

New Jersey might join California ban of gasoline new-car sales by 2035

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New Jersey might be the next state to ban sales of new gasoline and diesel cars.

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New York, New Jersey get serious about electric cars

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While parts of the federal government focus on sustaining fossil-fuel energy, numerous states are enacting new policies and programs to boost electric cars. New York and New Jersey. New York plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) charging infrastructure New JerseyCalifornia tends to steal most headlines about electric vehicles and climate-change policy, but two other U.S. states have started to take electric cars more seriously.

New Jersey governor announces state interagency electric vehicle partnership; 330K ZEVs by 2025

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New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced the New Jersey Partnership to Plug-In, a statewide partnership to build out the necessary infrastructure to support electric vehicle ownership. The New Jersey Partnership to Plug-In will be ratified under a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). This new initiative is part of our broader effort to make renewable energy solutions work for everyone in New Jersey.

ChargEVC: New Jersey plug-in electric vehicle registration up 79% for MY 2016 vehicles over 2015

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Registration of model year 2016 plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) in New Jersey was up 79% over 2015, according to a recent analysis by ChargEVC , a diverse coalition of organizations and companies that support growth of the electric vehicle market. New Jersey now has more than 10,000 PEVs on the road, 60% of which have been sold in the last two years. This accelerating growth in New Jersey echoes analysis from a variety of sources.

Uber logs another mass-transit win, this time in New Jersey

Green Car Reports

The latest example comes from New Jersey, where officials in. mass transit transportation policy New Jersey ridesharing UberSupporters of ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft believe they can do more than simply serve as alternatives to private car ownership. Both companies and policymakers are experimenting with ways to use ride-sharing to supplement, even replace, dedicated mass-transit infrastructure.

New coalition forms to drive adoption of EVs in New Jersey

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Technology companies, automobile dealers, utilities, environmental and community advocates launched a new coalition to push New Jersey to the forefront on electric vehicle adoption. The electric vehicle coalition, known as ChargEVC , will research, educate and advocate for the widespread adoption of next generation electric vehicles (EVs) in New Jersey.

New Jersey advancing plug-ins: 330K units by end of 2025, 2M by 2035, 85% of new vehicles by 2040

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Both houses of the New Jersey Legislature (Senate and Assembly) have passed a bill ( S2252 /A4819) that establishes goals and incentives for increased use of plug-in electric vehicles in NJ. By the end of 2040, at least 85% of all new light duty vehicles sold or leased in the State are to be plug-in electric vehicles. According to EVAdoption, the stock of plug-ins (BEV and PHEV) in New Jersey as of 31 Dec 2018 was 25,945 units.

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New Jersey launches Large Scale CHP/Fuel Cell Program

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The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) and the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) launched the Large Scale Combined Heat and Power (CHP)/Fuel Cell Program. This competitive grant program was created to support CHP and standalone fuel cell projects serving commercial, institutional and industrial customers in New Jersey. Additionally, businesses should create or maintain jobs in New Jersey.

EPA approves emergency diesel fuel waiver for New Jersey

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) exercised its authority under the Clean Air Act temporarily to waive federal clean diesel fuel requirements in New Jersey to allow the use of home heating oil in most generators and pumps in emergency service in New Jersey. The federal waivers will help ensure an adequate supply of fuel for emergency response in New Jersey.

Gasoline rationing takes effect in 12 New Jersey counties

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Last night, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie declared a limited state of energy emergency with regard to the supply of motor fuel and implemented odd-even rationing for gasoline purchases in 12 New Jersey counties. As New Jerseyans continue the long process of recovering from Hurricane Sandy, it’s imperative that our families have secure, reliable access to essential supplies like fuel.

Gasoline rationing takes effect in 12 New Jersey counties

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Last night, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie declared a limited state of energy emergency with regard to the supply of motor fuel and implemented odd-even rationing for gasoline purchases in 12 New Jersey counties. As New Jerseyans continue the long process of recovering from Hurricane Sandy, it’s imperative that our families have secure, reliable access to essential supplies like fuel.

Hummer EV Edition 1, BMW i3 milestone, New Jersey might ban gas cars: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

New Jersey is mulling the phaseout of gasoline cars. GM has officially revealed the Hummer EV. And BMW reaches 200,000 i3s. This and more, here at Green Car Reports. General Motors has revealed its 2022 GMC Hummer EV Edition 1.

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Power Up Your Garden State Business With New Jersey EV Incentives

EV Connect

Thanks to extended federal tax credits and robust New Jersey state EV charging incentives, this is the best time to invest in EV charging. Moreover, station owners with multiple properties can apply the credit for each new charging location they create.

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

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Clean Energy Fuels has won a $10-million, multi-year procurement from New Jersey Transit, the nation’s third largest provider of bus, rail and light rail transit, which links major points in New Jersey, New York and Philadelphia and provides close to 223 million passenger trips each year. Long-time customer, Dillon Transportation, has signed a new agreement with Clean Energy to fuel its heavy duty trucks in Texas with Redeem.

Subaru’s electric plans, Toyota Prius impact, New Jersey invests in green: The Week In Reverse

Green Car Reports

Which automaker’s targets for electric vehicles are seen as out of reach by a consulting firm? What kind of vehicle will be built at the former Chevy Volt plant? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending January 24, 2020.

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What’s In It For Me?

Creative Greenius

Because my father’s father was an illiterate Italian illegal immigrant who drove a truck in New York City his entire career, all undocumented workers are my family. Because my mother’s father was an Irish Catholic bartender in Belfast, Northern Ireland before he moved to Hell’s Kitchen in New York City where he lived a life of depression, alcoholism and despair, all troubled people who struggle mentally and psychologically to get through each day are my family. .

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EPA temporarily allows use of home heating oil in emergency response vehicles in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New York

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is temporarily waiving federal clean diesel fuel requirements in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and in and around New York City to allow the use of home heating oil—if ultra low-sulfur diesel fuel is not available—in highway vehicles, non-road vehicles, and non-road equipment designated by those states for emergency response.

Tesla Wins One In Jersey: Gov Christie Signs Bill To OK Four Stores

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A new bill signed by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie will once again allow Tesla Motors to sell its electric cars in the state. Tesla operated its direct-sale retail stores in New Jersey until almost exactly a year ago, when the Christie administration quietly enacted a rule change that essentially mandated that all new cars be sold through. Green New Jersey Politics Tesla Motors dealers dealerships plug-in cars sales state laws

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NJ dedicates all gas tax revenue to transportation infrastructure

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Infrastructure Gas Tax transportation policy New JerseyCritics of electric cars often use the argument that, because electric-car drivers don't pay gas taxes, they don't contribute their fair share of road-maintenance costs. But state gas-tax revenue don't necessarily go toward funding infrastructure, or at least not all of it. In last Tuesday's election, voters in one state ensured that their.

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NJ electric-car advocacy group launches as gas tax soars

Green Car Reports

New Jersey was always the place for residents of neighboring states—Delaware, New York, and Pennsylvania—to buy cheap gasoline. Today, a new coalition launched with the aim of. electric utilities plug-in cars state laws transportation policy New JerseyThat era ended two days ago, when a political deal struck between its legislature and the governor raised the state gas tax by a whopping 23 cents a gallon.

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New Jersey deal could reverse Tesla sales ban

Green Cars News

Tesla fans in New Jersey in the US may have been deeply frustrated by the recent introduction of a ban on direct sales of the brand’s electric cars, but thankfully help seems to be on the way. Earlier this month, the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission passed a rule to end the carmaker’s practice [.].

Kia Soul EV Sales Expand Again, To Four Northeast States

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Green Connecticut Maryland New Jersey New York plug-in carsWhen it first went on sale, the Kia Soul EV electric car was only available at select dealers in California. But Kia later followed up on a promise to expand sales when it determined that there was significant interest. Earlier this year, Kia announced the expansion of sales to Oregon, Washington, Georgia, Texas, and Hawaii. DON'T MISS: 2016 Kia.

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Curbside electric-car charging in Jersey City highlights importance for city drivers

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General Motors Car Sharing plug-in cars charging New JerseyCity living presents many challenges for car owners, with parking among the most significant and painful. Scarce parking spaces are a particular problem for electric-car drivers, who typically charge their cars where they park overnight. Many electric-car drivers charge at home, but those owners who park on the street rather than in a private.

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Buyers in seven Northeast states urged to consider electric cars

Green Car Reports

Following an announcement at the New York International Auto Show last week, 16 major automakers are joining forces with seven states to promote sales of electric vehicles to consumers. New York Marketing New York Auto Show plug-in cars New Jersey Connecticut Massachusetts Rhode Island Vermont New HampshireWhen companies want to sell more of something, they market it. Now, at long last, electric cars are about to get the same treatment.

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First 2011 Chevy Volt Buyer in U.S. Gets His Keys In New Jersey

Green Car Reports

The happy event occurred on a cold winter day at Gearhart Chevrolet, in Denville, New Jersey. It's been four years coming, but today, the first retail buyer in the U.S. took delivery of his 2011 Chevrolet Volt range-extended electric car. The buyer is Jeffrey Kaffee, a retired airline pilot who lives in nearby Parsippany. He was surrounded by a

BMW Delivers First of 700 ActiveE Electric Cars In New Jersey

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Regular readers may recognize the name of Tom Moloughney, who has written several stories on his experiences living with a Mini E electric car for two years. Now Moloughney has moved up in the electric-car world. On Friday, he was the first U.S. customer to take delivery of a BMW ActiveE, the first of a fleet of 700 BMW 1-Series sedans converted

Tesla Motors sideswiped by NJ Gov. Christie's administration over Model S sales

National Green Transportation

On Tuesday, the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (NJMVC) approved a new rule requiring that all new-car dealers have a franchise agreement in order to sell cars in New Jersey. This effectively blocks Tesla Motors, who directly

Study found highly elevated PM2.5 in pre-COVID-19 subway air in NE US; NYC the worst

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concentrations and particle composition from area samples collected in the subways of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Boston, Massachusetts; New York City, New York/New Jersey (NYC/NJ); and Washington, District of Columbia. g/m 3 ), followed by the MTA New York at 251 ?g/m

States with the highest and lowest truck traffic on interstate highways

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New Jersey. New Jersey. New Hampshire. New Hampshire. by Michael Sivak, Sivak Applied Research. This analysis examined truck traffic as the percentage of all traffic on interstate highways in the individual states and the District of Columbia. The calculations combined the percentages of vehicle distances traveled by single-unit trucks and combination trucks (but not light trucks) published by the Federal Highway Administration. The data are for 2019.

New Jerseyites can still buy Tesla Model S, despite new ban on Tesla car sales

National Green Transportation

On Tuesday, New Jersey put up a road block preventing Tesla Motors from selling cars in that state. On Friday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk issued a blog post saying Tesla customers in New Jersey will still be able to

Washington state legislature considering bill mandating all-electric LDVs after MY 2030

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Since the bill was introduced last year as the first-of-its-kind in the US to set a deadline for the transition to EVs, California, Massachusetts, and New Jersey have announced 2035 targets for ending sales of new internal combustion engined cars. The Washington state legislature held a public hearing on Clean Cars 2030, a bill reintroduced with 27 co-sponsors.

NJ Governor signs legislation establishing goals and incentives for increased use of plug-ins and charging infrastructure

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New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation ( S2252 ) that establishes goals and incentives for the increased use of plug-in electric vehicles (BEV and PHEV) and infrastructure in New Jersey. Earlier post.) The bill also codifies the Murphy Administration’s goal of 330,000 registered light-duty electric vehicles by 2025 and directs state-owned light-duty vehicles to be electric by 2035.

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Lightning eMotors partners with Soderholm Bus & Mobility to sell electric commercial vehicles in Hawaii

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Lightning eMotors signed a new exclusive partnership with Soderholm Bus & Mobility in Hawaii to provide Lightning eMotors’ zero-emission powertrains for their commercial van and bus customers.

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New Jerseyites can still buy Tesla Model S, despite new ban on Tesla car sales

National Green Transportation

On Tuesday, New Jersey put up a road block preventing Tesla Motors from selling cars in that state. On Friday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk issued a blog post saying Tesla customers in New Jersey will still be able to

Volvo’s US-made EV plans, Audi plug-in hybrids, NJ electric transit: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

New Jersey is going electric, with a $5,000 vehicle incentive and a comprehensive plan. Audi’s latest plug-in hybrids arrive soon and supplement its EVs in the lineup. And Volvo is planning to make electric SUVs and their battery packs in South Carolina.

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USTMA report finds that recycling of end-of-life tires dropped from 96% in 2013 to 76% in 2019

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While tires remain one of the most recycled products in the US, end-of-life markets are not keeping pace with the annual generation of scrap tires, according to a new report released by the US Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA).

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DEC and NYSERDA announce $24M in Volkswagen Settlement Funds to support electric transit buses in environmental justice communities

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New York’s State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) announced that more than $24 million is now available to replace diesel-powered transit buses with new all-electric transit buses.

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Study finds road conditions in US states worsening in important categories

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The state highway systems in New Jersey (50 th ), Alaska (49 th ), Rhode Island (48 th ), Hawaii (47 th ), Massachusetts (46 th ) and New York (45 th ) rank at the bottom of the nation in overall performance and cost-effectiveness. Despite spending more money per mile than any other state, New Jersey has the worst urban traffic congestion and among the worst urban Interstate pavement conditions in the country.

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Daimler reaches agreements in principle to settle regulatory ($1.5B) and civil ($700M) proceedings in the US regarding diesel emissions

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Daimler AG and MBUSA have also reached an agreement in principle with plaintiffs’ counsel to settle the consumer class action “In re Mercedes-Benz Emissions Litigation,” which is pending before the US District Court for the District of New Jersey. The US consumer class action settlement will be submitted to the US District Court for the District of New Jersey for approval.

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Academy Bus orders 6 New Flyer electric buses for Columbia University

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Academy Express, LLC has awarded New Flyer a contract for six Xcelsior CHARGE battery-electric, forty-foot heavy-duty transit buses complete with three charging stations. The buses will be deployed in 2018 on Columbia University’s Intercampus Shuttle network, operating between locations in Manhattan, New Jersey, and Rockland County serving over 30,000 students per year, with over 20,000 students using the Intercampus Shuttle network per month.

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NJ Hearing Today Could Ban Tesla Stores In State; Electric-Car Maker Cries Foul

Green Car Reports

The latest state to oppose Tesla''s direct-sales model is New Jersey, which the company says is on the verge of passing rules that would push its direct-sales model out of the Garden State. Another battle in Tesla Motors'' nationwide war with car dealers seems imminent. ALSO SEE: Tesla Stores Changing Dealer Relationship, Says Ex-Apple Exec At Ford

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Tesla's 100th Supercharger Electric-Car Charging Site Now Open

Green Car Reports

This morning, it announced that its 100th Supercharger site is now open, in Hamilton Township, New Jersey--east of the state capital of Trenton, and less than 40 miles northeast of The audacious plan by electric-car maker Tesla Motors to install its own network of free, high-speed charging stations for owners of Tesla cars is starting to pay off.

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