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New Flyer signs the Transportation Electrification Accord

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The Transportation Electrification Accord is America’s first multi-sector accord New Flyer has signed the Transportation Electrification Accord (TEA). The TEA provides a roadmap to electrification, with a shared vision for an equitable and prosperous future through communicating economic, social, and environmental benefits of electrified transportation. New Flyer joins Fortune 500 companies …

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Edinburgh blazes green trail with new electric vehicle infrastructure plan

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Edinburgh is predicted to have 10,000 EVs by 2023 A pioneering plan to introduce a strategic, citywide network of electric vehicle charging points will be considered by Edinburgh’s councillors on October 4, 2018. Edinburgh is the first city in the UK to put forward such an ambitious and comprehensive EV …

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CARB amends Low Carbon Fuel Standard for wider impact

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CARB’s legislation aims to reduce the carbon intensity California’s transportation fuel by 20% The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has approved changes to the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) designed to make the programme a more versatile, comprehensive tool in the fight against climate change. Since 2011, the LCFS has …

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New Flyer pledges to CALSTART’s Global Commercial Drive to Zero

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The pledge aims to have zero emission vehicles dominate new sales by 2040 New Flyer of America, the US subsidiary of NFI Group, the largest transit bus and motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor in North America, has signed on to CALSTART’s Global Commercial Drive to Zero (D2Z) pledge in …

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New York governor launches charging station rebate initiative

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The new initiative will provide a US$4,000 rebate for most chargers installed across New York Governor of New York Andrew Cuomo has announced that US$5 million is available as part of the first rebate designed specifically for the installation of electric vehicle charging stations at workplaces, office buildings, multi-family apartment …

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Nissan discusses EV adoption with Australian senators

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The senators are investigating the benefits of Australian EV adoption The Nissan Casting Australia Plant (NCAP) in Melbourne, Victoria recently hosted six senators to outline the role NCAP plays in the adoption of electric vehicles at Nissan globally. The senators are members of a committee by the Australian Senate established …

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Scotland to provide additional funds for low carbon programme

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The funding will be spent on electric buses and charging infrastructure Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced a GBP16.7 million (US$21.4 million) of additional funding to help Scotland lead the way in transforming to a low carbon country. Last year’s Programme for Government committed to set ambitious targets to …

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AEE applauds passage of landmark California EV infrastructure bill

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The bill will help meet the California governor’s plan to put 5 million zero-emission vehicles on the state’s roads by 2030 US business group Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) has applauded California legislators for passing a landmark electric vehicle charging infrastructure bill, AB 2127, which is designed to accelerate deployment of …

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Proterra applauds recipients of funding for zero-emission battery-electric buses

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US$35.6 million of funding will be spent on Proterra’s electric buses and related infrastructure Proterra, an innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, has announced that 23 US transit agencies have won Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Low or No Emission Vehicle Deployment Grants (Low-No) for Proterra battery-electric buses and charging infrastructure. A …

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