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.

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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Revel launches all-electric rideshare services in New York City

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Revel launches all-electric rideshare services in New York City. An Electric mobility company Revel has announced that it is launching an all-electric, all-employee rideshare service in New York City.

EGEB: New York City housing authority residents install their own solar

Electrek

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): New York City’s Community Power program creates solar installation jobs for housing authority residents and saves them money on energy bills. Los Angeles now has a road map for 100% clean energy with a new study from the NREL.

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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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.

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.

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. But could the Big Apple soon become known for. electric race cars? DON'T MISS: Electric motorcycles return to. plug-in cars youtube Formula E Championship

Verizon replaces 234 vans in New York City with hybrid vans using XL Hybrids technology

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The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and Verizon announced that Verizon has replaced 234 of its existing gasoline-powered vans with hybrid-electric vans for use in New York City. Verizon purchased the new vans using rebates offered through the New York Truck Voucher Incentive Program—the largest purchase of new vans in the history of the program.

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 [.]. Electric cars Green cars Latest news bikes electric car parking electric cars electric taxi green cars New York City

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.

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. NYC already has the largest municipal electric vehicle fleet in the country, now totaling 430 electric vehicles with the infusion of the 70 new electric vehicles.

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. At scale, such a program could convert hundreds of thousands of tons of organic waste into clean fuel, reducing emissions, waste, and costs for cities while improving overall air quality and creating jobs.

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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.

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 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 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

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.

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.

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.

New York City could go electric

Green Cars News

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 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.

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 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

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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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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

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. As Electrek reports, this makes the Tesla Model 3 the very first electric car to be formally certified for taxi duty by the New York City Taxi & Limousine Commission.

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Tesla Model 3 becomes more popular as NYC yellow cab

Electrek

The Tesla Model 3 is becoming more popular as a yellow cab in New York City as more people adopt the electric car after doing the math. more… The post Tesla Model 3 becomes more popular as NYC yellow cab appeared first on Electrek. Electrek

Allison Transmission’s eGen Flex electric hybrid solution introduced in NYC Transit buses

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Allison Transmission’s eGen Flex, its next generation electric hybrid propulsion solution ( earlier post ), will be put into revenue service at New York City Transit (NYCT) in May.

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

All Cars Electric

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

Green Car Reports

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

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Fluid Truck has ordered 40 additional electric delivery trucks from Lightning eMotors for its New York City fleet. The Lightning Electric Class 4 commercial box trucks will deliver products to all five boroughs of New York City.

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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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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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Waste disposal goes green

Green Cars News

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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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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Con Edison testing V2G service from 5 electric school buses

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Con Edison has begun using the batteries on five Lion Electric electric school buses to provide power to its customers, marking the first time in New York State that electricity has flowed from buses into a utility’s grid. That is a tiny amount of power for a utility grid with the capacity to reliably serve millions of homes and businesses in Westchester County and New York City.

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Con Edison, Lion and Posi-Plus developing all-electric bucket truck

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If this initiative is successful, the bucket truck will be integrated as part of Con Edison’s fleet of trucks that maintains the overhead electric system in New York City and Westchester County, N.Y.

NYC taxi mpg requirements also cut pollution, study confirms

Green Car Reports

New York City's efforts a decade ago to clean up pollution from old taxi models has worked—mostly—a new study shows. The study, by researchers at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health (in New York) and Drexel University, and published in the Journal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology, shows that the.

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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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New York to test and evaluate 5 New Flyer Xcelsior CHARGE electric buses

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The New York City Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), acting through the New York City Transit Authority (NYCT), will launch its electric bus test and evaluation program of five Xcelsior CHARGE battery-electric, forty-foot heavy-duty transit buses. The MTA will use program results to refine and develop requirements for future electric bus procurements, and to also ensure buses are fully able to meet the rigors of operating in New York City.

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