BAE Systems to supply 435 Series-E hybrid systems for New York City buses

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New York City Transit Authority has selected BAE Systems to supply 435 electric hybrid power and propulsion systems for its new fleet of transit buses, reducing carbon emissions and fuel consumption.

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New York City Transit Authority adding 50 New Flyer buses equipped with Allison H 40 EP systems

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New Flyer and Allison Transmission, the largest global manufacturer of medium- and heavy-duty fully automatic transmissions and a supplier of commercial vehicle propulsion solutions, including electric hybrid and fully electric propulsion systems, will deliver 50 Allison electric hybrid equipped buses to the largest transit authority in the US, New York City Transit (NYCT). More than 10,000 state- and city-owned vehicles operating in New York are powered by Allison.

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Volkswagen and Faurecia delivering PPE to New York City Javits Center and area hospitals

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Volkswagen has donated the first run of Faurecia-produced masks and gowns to New York State’s COVID-19 response efforts.

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Formula E electric-car race coming to New York City next July

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Most drivers likely associate New York City with grueling traffic, scarce parking, and other aggravating situations. The Formula E electric-car race series is coming to New York City next summer, organizers announced earlier this week.

New York City ramps up electric car push

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New York City is getting serious about electric cars: with the city’s mayor, Michael Bloomberg, outlining major plans for the vehicles in his State of the City address. He wants fast chargers to be piloted in the city; and for the [.].

New York City contracts with New Flyer for 15 low-floor 60' Xcelsior CHARGE battery-electric transit buses

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New York City Transit (NYCT), part of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (“MTA”), has awarded New Flyer with a contract for 15 low floor sixty-foot Xcelsior CHARGE battery-electric, heavy-duty transit buses (or a total of 30 equivalent units or “EUs”). Each bus will leverage New Flyer’s CONNECT 360 business analytics and reporting tool to optimize performance and operations.

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MIT, GE, Audi launch HubCab Project in New York City

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HubCab tracks more than 150 million taxi rides in New York City over the course of a year. MIT researchers say HubCab technology could not only save people money and time, but allow users to better plan their taxi rides around the city, potentially reducing the number of trips by 40%. Users can explore 200 thousand street segments in New York over several time segments of the day, which amounts to more than one trillion flow combinations.

Nissan, New York City launch LEAF electric vehicle taxi pilot

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Nissan and New York City have launched a new electric vehicle taxi pilot with the Nissan LEAF. This pilot program, which puts six LEAF taxis into service beginning this spring, will help Nissan, the city, the taxi industry and the public understand how EVs can be integrated into future taxi fleets. with energy supplied by an advanced 48-module lithium-ion battery assembled at Nissan’s new battery plant in Smyrna.

Mobileye completes installation of collision avoidance technology across 4,500 New York City for-hire vehicles

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Mobileye has completed the installation of collision avoidance technology across 4,500 for-hire vehicles in New York City. The introduction of Mobileye technology across for-hire vehicles in New York City follows a series of recent accomplishments for Mobileye’s Aftermarket Division that have included a partnership with the US Department of Transportation as well as dozens of pioneering pilot programs in cities across the country.

New York's City Council Wants Electric Taxis: Why?

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If you want to change things in New York City, it pays to take the long view. So a recent bill introduced by two New York City Councilmembers can be viewed as the latest step in a long dance toward a big benefit for all New Yorkers Some real-estate deals take decades to assemble, with families hanging onto key development sites for generations.

New York City to add 70 electric vehicles to fleet

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Residents ofNew York Cityshould prepare for an electric car invasion after the city decided to add 70 electric vehicles to its fleet. The make-up of the electric vehicle fleet includes 50 new Chevrolet Volts, 10 Ford Transit Connect cargo vans and 10 Navistar E-star utility trucks. Electric cars Green cars Latest news electric taxis electric vehicles New York City New York City electric cars

New York City adding 70 electric vehicles to fleet; launches EV educational push

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Mayor Bloomberg announces the addition of 70 new electric vehicles. New York City is adding 70 electric vehicles to its fleet: 50 new Chevrolet Volts, 10 fully electric Ford Transit Connect cargo vans, and 10 new fully electric Navistar E-star utility trucks.

New York City To Deploy Vast Electric-Vehicle Fleet By 2025

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By 2025, New York City could deploy a vast fleet of electric cars, under a new plan announced by Mayor Bill de Blasio. It calls for replacing large numbers of municipal vehicles with electric cars, potentially giving New York the largest electric municipal fleet in the country. That would include around 2,000 city-owned cars used by agencies like. New York plug-in cars transportation policy fleet

New York City awards $3.8M multi-year contract to Envision Solar to purchase EV ARC solar-powered EV chargers

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New York City has issued a three-year contract to purchase Envision Solar International’s EV ARC products. New York City’s first order will be for at least thirty EV ARC units in 2017, making it the largest single order of EV ARC products in the company’s history. The first units purchased through this contract were delivered earlier in May and were featured at the City’s 29 th Annual Fleet Show at the Unisphere in Flushing Meadows.

Oberon Fuels, Mack Trucks, and New York City Department of Sanitation begin first customer demonstration of a DME-powered Mack Truck

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The test is the first step in the city’s evaluation of both DME trucks and DME fuel as a potential long-term strategy to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 80% by 2050 and to achieve the city’s goal of sending zero waste to landfill by 2030.

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Little Car, Big Apple: Renault Twizy In New York City

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We did find it very much suited to city driving though, and to prove it When we drove the Renault Twizy on the island of Ibiza last month, we asked whether Renault would actually sell any. A vehicle that's virtually ideal for a sun-drenched island may not work so well in a rainy country like the U.K, or the colder climates of Eastern Europe.

Toyota to demo Prius Plug-In Hybrid Vehicles in New York City

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TMS) announced that New York City will join the company’s US Prius Plug-in Hybrid vehicle (PHV) demonstration program. Five new Prius Plug-in Hybrid vehicles (PHVs) will be used on city streets as part of Toyota’s partnership with the New York City Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc.

New York City could go electric

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First it was its taxis… then its police force… and now it could be the turn of the residents of New York City to embrace the green car revolution. The city will survey 2,000 motorists as it attempts to determine whether it can tempt drivers over to electric cars. According a report in The New York Post , the Economic Development Corp will be soliciting bids for a ‘fast track study’ on the set of levers to encourage electric vehicle adoption.

New York City Electrifies NYPD With 2011 Chevrolet Volt

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Ask most people to name a classic cop car and they’ll probably mention the iconic Ford Crown Victoria or perhaps the 1974 Dodge Monaco turned Bluesmobile in the classic film The Blues Brothers. We’ve even seen more unlikely cars like the Dodge Challenger and Lamborghini Gallardo take on police duties, but while fast and flashy cars

Chevrolet to Partner With Con Edison To Promote Electric Transportation In New York City Area

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Chevrolet will join with Con Edison as part of a development and demonstration program to introduce electric vehicles to New York City. The arrangement will be announced at the New York Auto Show, where the Chevrolet Volt electric vehicle with extended range will be on display. provides electric, gas and steam service to more than 3 million customers in New York City and Westchester County, New York.

Ford Hybrids: Tough Enough To Be Police Cars in New York City

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As New York City works aggressively to reduce its carbon footprint and cut exhaust emissions, it has encouraged large fleets to switch to hybrids. From utility ConEd to the fleets of yellow cabs, more and more hybrids are showing up on city streets. The latest large fleet to go greener is the New York Police Department, which will add 200 Ford

New York City Taxi and Limo Commissions selects Nissan NV200 as Taxi of Tomorrow; fully-electric version possible starting in 2017

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The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) has selected the Nissan NV200 as the exclusive taxi of New York City for a decade, beginning in late 2013. The City now will enter into final negotiations with Nissan to make the NV200 the first taxicab specially built for use in New York City. If the pilot proves successful, the City will explore the possibility of the wider use of electric-powered taxis.

New York City Department of Sanitation Testing Four Different Hybrid Trucks

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The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) will be testing in daily operation three different types of hybrid refuse collection trucks and a hybrid rack truck. The trucks were unveiled at the Parks & Recreation Department’s 21 st Annual Vehicle & Equipment Show in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens.

New York City's First Solar Charging Station Built From Recycled Cargo Containers

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New York City now has its first solar powered electric vehicle charging station courtesy of Beautiful Earth Group. The Brooklyn based company focuses on recycled, green solutions. The solar charging station is made from two cargo containers stacked atop each other. The top container houses the solar panels as well as a battery array to store

NYC Goes EV

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Will Electric Cars Give New York a Charge? From the article: ‘The New York study anticipates that by 2015, electric vehicle prices should decline because of reduced battery costs, that there will be a sufficient supply of electric vehicles to purchase, and that consumers will take advantage of the existing federal tax credit of $7,500 for new electric cars. Will Electric Cars Give New York a Charge? Imagine it is 2013 in New York City.

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Tesla Model 3 is approved for NYC yellow cab duty

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Your next yellow cab ride in New York City might be a little bit greener. New York City has officially approved the Tesla Model 3 for taxi duty.

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Quantum Supplies Fueling Technology and Systems to Shell for JFK Airport Hydrogen Refueling Station in New York City

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This new hydrogen fueling station will allow the refueling of fuel cell vehicles like rental car buses Quantum Technologies, the source for Fisker Automotive's hybrid electric propulsion systems, has just announced that it is providing all the equipment for Shell to open a hydrogen refueling station at the entrance of JFK International Airport.

NYC mayor orders all municipal vehicles to be electric by 2040

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The New York City government has made another bold proclamation in favor of electric cars. Mayor Bill de Blasio issued an executive order calling for all vehicles in the municipal fleet to be fully electric by 2040.

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Polestar will deliver its electric cars in these cities first

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Volvo spinoff Polestar will open its first United States retail locations later this year in New York City, Los Angeles, and San Francisco, the automaker said in a press release Monday. New York and Los Angeles will get one showroom each

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Car charging comes to Manhattan

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Tags: Electric cars Green cars Latest news Car Charging ChargePoint Network Coulomb Technologies electric vehicle charging electric vehicles Manhattan New York City

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NYC analysis finds hybrids' mpg advantage is better than EPA suggests

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In New York City, Hybrid cars and trucks beat their EPA fuel economy ratings in fleet service, according to analysis from the Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS), which manages the Big Apple's municipal fleet.

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NYC taxi mpg requirements also cut pollution, study confirms

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New York City's efforts a decade ago to clean up pollution from old taxi models has worked—mostly—a new study shows.

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NYC going all-EV, VW electric sedan, Lucid Air and Formula E: Today’s Car News

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New York City aims to make every vehicle—not just the road-going ones—electric by 2040. Hyundai has a new EV-platform partner. Volkswagen might replace the Passat with an all-electric sedan. And the Lucid Air does indeed benefit from Formula E.

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Waste disposal goes green

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However, the New York City Department of Sanitation may soon alter that viewpoint as it tests three different types of hybrid refuse collection trucks and a hybrid rack truck. Tags: Green cars Hybrid cars Latest news Deparment of Sanitation New York City waste disposal Smelly, unhygienic and definitely not green - that’s the typical perception of a waste disposal truck.

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Genesis Mint Concept: luxury urban electric two-seater debuts in New York

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Last night, in New York City, the Korean brand revealed its first-ever electric car concept. New York Auto Show two-seatGenesis is the newest brand trying to take a piece of a global luxury-vehicle market still dominated by German makers. Unusually these days, the Genesis Mint Concept isn’t a crossover utility vehicle. Instead, Genesis imagined its first electric car.

Formula E completes season with longer range cars, repeat winner

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Formula E's New York City E-Prix wrapped up on Sunday with a repeat champion, dramatic racing, and actual production cars taking to the track.

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Toyota brakes, Harley-Davidson charging, VW batteries, Formula E: Today's Car News

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Harley-Davidson announces a new charging agreement with Electrify America for its LiveWire electric motorcycle. Volkswagen builds new partnerships with battery suppliers. And Formula E wraps up its second season in New York City. Toyota stops sales of several hybrid models overseas, but says it has no effect on U.S. lineup. All this and more on. Today in Car News

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NYC Mayor orders all-electric fleet by 2040 and end to expansion of fossil-fuel-related infrastructure

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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio last week issued an executive order specifying the attainment of an all-electric “carbon-neutral” fleet by the year 2040. New York City operates more than 30,000 owned and leased vehicles (on-road and off-road), the largest municipal fleet in the United States. The CFTP will outline alternative fuel, fuel efficiency and electrification for all City fleet units by type.

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Van builder Workhorse unveils hybrid helicopter

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At an event in New York City last weekend, Workhorse, which is known for converting delivery vans to plug-in hybrid power, aimed a little higher. Sometimes building electric cars may be about more than building electric cars. It revealed a hybrid helicopter, according to an Ars Technica report. The company says it has reinvented the helicopter

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Jaguar launches roadshow for 2019 I-Pace

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7 in Los Angeles, Florida, and New York City. As it plans to bring the first luxury electric Tesla competitor to market, Jaguar is taking the I-Pace on the road to give consumers a chance to drive and spend time in it. Jaguar calls it the Jaguar Electrifies Experience, and it kicks off Oct. 3 in San Francisco and runs through Oct. Dealers will

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Nissan Leaf Electric Taxis Take On NYC In Pilot Plug-In Plan

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With good reason, it's often said that the toughest auto endurance testing in the world is in taxi duty on the streets of New York City (and Jakarta, and Beijing, and Rio). While the New York City Taxi & Limousine Commission has pushed aggressively for high-mileage hybrids--mostly Ford Escape crossovers--to replace the low-mileage Ford Crown

Tesla pickup details, no diesels too many, NYC clean taxis, extension cords: Today's Car News

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A report shows higher-mpg taxis have had a beneficial effect on New York City air quality. In a podcast over the weekend, Tesla CEO Elon Musk released a few more details about the Tesla Pickup.

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Nissan NYC 'Taxi Of Tomorrow': Not Fast, But Great For Riders

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If you''re driving into rural areas to spend time with nature, there''s nothing more noticeable than a bright yellow New York City taxi cab to do it in. A couple of months ago, we had a chance to test out Nissan''s new "Taxi of Tomorrow" for New York City, based on its NV200 small commercial van--but with a whole lot of updates.

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