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SMUD announces regional initiative to develop a future mobility centre in Sacramento

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SMUD’s will help develop new EV technologies SMUD CEO and general manager Arlen Orchard unveiled a vision for the Sacramento region to lead the way in mobility by developing a model for a future Mobility Centre that will foster innovation in the clean transportation sector and serve as a catalyst …

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Toyota and Kenworth collaborate to develop zero emission trucks

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The hydrogen-powered trucks will help the Port of Los Angeles reduce emissions Kenworth Truck Company and Toyota Motor North America are collaborating to develop 10 zero-emission Kenworth T680s powered by Toyota hydrogen fuel cell electric powertrains. This collaboration is part of a US$41-million Zero and Near-Zero Emissions Freight Facilities (ZANZEFF) …

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Daimler hands over Freightliner electric truck to Penske

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Daimler Trucks North America delivered the its Freightliner eM2 electric truck to Penske Truck Leasing on December 20, 2018. With the hand-over of the first fully electric Freightliner eM2, Daimler Trucks starts day to day-operation testing of heavy-duty and medium-duty e-trucks in the United States. On December 20th, 2018, Daimler’s …

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Simon, Electrify America launch California’s first 350 kW charging station

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The ultra-fast chargers can deliver energy for up to 20 miles of range per minute US mall owner Simon has selected the San Francisco Premium Outlets as California’s first location for electric vehicle (EV) charging systems with recharging speeds up to 350 kW. As part of its ongoing sustainability strategy, …

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Air Liquide to build liquid hydrogen plant

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Air Liquide’s plant will begin construction in 2019 Air Liquide will build the first world-scale liquid hydrogen production unit dedicated to the hydrogen energy markets, located in the western US, and has signed a long-term agreement with FirstElement Fuel (FEF), a leader in retail hydrogen infrastructure in the US, to …

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Electrify America opens first California EV fast charging station

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Electrify America’s fast chargers can deliver 20 miles of range per minute The Country Hills Shopping Plaza in Torrance, California will be the first DC fast charging station to open in the state as part of Electrify America’s plan to install approximately 160 charging stations in California by June 2019. …

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Energy Commission approves US$8-million grant for hydrogen fuel cell station

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The fuel cell station will source its hydrogen from renewable biogas The California Energy Commission has voted to approve an US$8-million grant to develop a high-capacity hydrogen fuelling station to service and promote the expansion of zero-emission fuel cell electric Class 8 drayage trucks at the Port of Long Beach. …

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