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Electrify America announces second US$200-million investment plan for California

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The investment will go to developing Electrify America’s EV charging infrastructure Electrify America has announced its next US$200-million investment in zero emission vehicle (ZEV) infrastructure as well as education and awareness in California, which is outlined in its Cycle 2 California ZEV Investment Plan submitted to the California Air Resources …

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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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Envision Solar to deploy solar-powered charging stations in central California

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Envision’s chargers will help meet California’s 2025 EV goal Envision Solar International, the leading producer of unique and sustainable infrastructure products for electric vehicle charging, energy security and outdoor media, has announced that the Monterey Bay Air Resources District (MBARD) and the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) have partnered 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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Toyota reveals new hydrogen fuel cell truck

Second version of Toyota's fuel cell heavy truck

Toyota’s Project Portal Beta has an improved range compared to the previous model Toyota has unveiled the second iteration of its hydrogen fuel cell electric Class 8 truck. The new truck, known internally as “Beta,” expands on the capabilities of Toyota’s first Project Portal test vehicle by increasing the estimated …

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Ballard powers El Dorado fuel cell e-buses in California

El Dorado National Axess fuel cell electric bus

The 40-foot Axess FCEBs offer extended range, exceeding 260 miles El Dorado National fuel cell electric buses (FCEBs), powered by Ballard FCveloCity-HD modules, have successfully completed rigorous testing at The Altoona Bus Research and Testing Centre under a programme established by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). El Dorado National FCEBs …

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Hexagon secures contract for the first hydrogen-powered vessel in the US

Artist's impression of the 'Water-Go-Round'

Hexagon’s high-pressure tanks will contain enough hydrogen to operate the vessel for up to two days between refuelling Hexagon Lincoln, a subsidiary of Hexagon Composites, will supply high-pressure hydrogen tanks for the first hydrogen fuel cell vessel in the US. Golden Gate Zero Emission Marine (GGZEM) has been awarded a US$3 …

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