New Jersey adopts Advanced Clean Truck Rules

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The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) announced the adoption of the Advanced Clean Truck and Fleet Reporting rules. The adoption of these rules establishes New Jersey as one of the first states to require phasing in of clean electric commercial trucks to replace diesel-powered trucks. New Jersey’s transportation sector is responsible for more than 40% of the state’s greenhouse gas emissions.

NJ state Senate approves bill requiring New Jersey DEP to develop and implement electric school bus program

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The full New Jersey state Senate approved legislation Monday that would require the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) to develop and implement an electric school bus program. D-Middlesex, is the primary sponsor, would fund for three years the purchase of new electric school buses and the necessary charging infrastructure in a minimum of 18 New Jersey school districts.


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New Jersey achieves milestone of 4 GW of installed solar power


New Jersey recently surpassed 4 gigawatts (GW) of installed solar power, enough to provide electricity to over 500,000 households annually, according to the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities.

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

Green Car Reports

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 York, New Jersey get serious about electric cars

Green Car Reports

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 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 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.

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EGEB: This New Jersey community solar farm gives landfill a new purpose


MW community solar project in New Jersey nears completion. Albuquerque, New Mexico, launches an Electrified Dealer Program to help car dealers sell EVs. more… The post EGEB: This New Jersey community solar farm gives landfill a new purpose appeared first on Electrek.

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.

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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.

Dual-powered locomotives debut in New Jersey

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Dual-powered locomotives—the first in the US to be powered by the overhead catenary or by twin diesel engines—recently made their debut in New Jersey. The new locomotives offer better acceleration and lower exhaust emissions than NJ TRANSIT’s current diesel equipment.

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.

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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.

Arrival Electric Buses, Senate Requires New Jersey DEP to Develop, Implement Electric School Bus Program

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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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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.

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Avis Prices Girl $6,000 After Claiming She Drove 23,000 Miles In Three Days

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News 1st millennium Avis Car rental Fulda German folklore Giovanna Boniface GMC Yukon Jalopnik Medieval literature Middle Ages New Jersey Parsippany-Troy Hills Saint BonifacePicture: Frank Rumpenhorst (AP) A few of these automobile rental corporations want to relax.

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

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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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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.

What’s In It For Me?

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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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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.

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

Green Car Reports

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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President Biden Clears Way for States to Curb Vehicle Pollution

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Originally published on the NRDC Expert Blog. By Luke Tonachel President Biden is following through on his promise to re-establish the long-held authority of governors to adopt vehicle pollution regulations to protect the health and welfare of people in their states.

NJ dedicates all gas tax revenue to transportation infrastructure

Green Car Reports

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

Green Car Reports

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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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

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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BMW Delivers First of 700 ActiveE Electric Cars In New Jersey

Green Car Reports

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

NJEDA expanding EV incentive program with $45M more for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles

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The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) is expanding the New Jersey Zero Emission Incentive Program (NJ ZIP) to support businesses and institutions statewide that are purchasing new, zero-emission medium- and heavy-duty vehicles operating in New Jersey. The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) serves as the State’s principal agency for driving economic growth.

Ciocca Dealerships expands, acquires Steve Kalafer-founded Flemington Automotive & Truck Nation

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Quick-growing Ciocca Dealerships bolstered its presence in New Jersey and added a number of new manufacturers to its portfolio with its Monday buy of Flemington Automotive & Truck Nation, based.

Mercedes-Benz, Ford-Lincoln, Chevy and Stellantis dealerships change fingers in 4 offers

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acquisition Ciocca Dealerships on July 25 purchased Lawrenceville Ford-Lincoln in New Jersey from Anthony Stewart, a spokeswoman for Ciocca confirmed. Ciocca continues to develop with Lawrenceville, N.J.,

New York Bight gets green light for massive 480,000 acre offshore wind deal


The New York Bight auction will be the first offshore wind lease sale in over three years. Once built, the project will provide thousands of new jobs and enough clean, renewable energy to power millions of homes for decades.

Volvo Cars Announces New EV Training & Tech Center

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The OEM's new facility is coming to its headquarters in Mahwah, New Jersey, and will house classrooms for service technicians to learn the latest diagnostic techniques for all Volvo cars, including EVs

Single Largest Deployment of Heavy-Duty Zero Emission Trucks in Eastern United States

EV Obssesion

First Deployment at a Port Authority of NY and NJ Marine Terminal Port Newark, New Jersey, USA August 11, 2021.

Tesla Investor Saved A Man From Jumping Off A Bridge On The NJ Turnpike

EV Obssesion

He shared on Twitter that he was still shaking and that the person just tried to end their life by jumping off of the side of a bridge on the New Jersey Turnpike. Tesla investor and advocate Mo Stonks saved the life of someone attempting suicide this week.

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

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