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EVgo, Maven Gig unveil public-rideshare fast charging hubs

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The Venice Crossroads EV fast charging hub was officially opened on April 22 in the presence of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti America’s largest public fast charging network EVgo and Maven, General Motors’ car sharing platform, have introduced a new network of EV fast charging hubs that feature both public …

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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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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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NFI, Penske to trial Freightliner electric trucks

A Freightliner eM2

Penske Truck Leasing and NFI Industries will operate the first of Daimler’s battery-electric eCascadia heavy-duty trucks and eM2 106 medium-duty trucks later this year Earlier in June 2018, Daimler Trucks presented two new fully electric trucks from its US-subsidiary Freightliner. Now, Daimler officially announced the first two customers to operate …

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Airport Valet Express to purchase 12 AVM electric vehicles

An AVM bus

Airport Valet Express will purchase 12 of AVM’s all-electric vans and SUVs to support service for the 120-mile route between Bakersfield, California and Los Angeles International Airport. AVM has announced a memo of understanding with Airport Valet Express to purchase 12 of AVM’s all-electric vans and SUVs. Airport Valet Express …

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EVBox sets global infrastructure record

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EVBox has installed 50,000 electric vehicle charging points worldwide EVBox, a manufacturer of EV charging stations and charging management software,  installed number 50,000 at the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) in LA, California. With an organizational focus on tackling the challenges in pushing regional electrification in transportation, adding the 50,000th charging …

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Proterra opens new LA factory

Governor Brown at the Proterra facility. Source: Twitter.

100,000-square foot facility will serve new contracts in California and further afield US electric bus and heavy-duty vehicle-maker Proterra has officially opened its new Los Angeles manufacturing facility. Company staff were joined by California Governor Jerry Brown, who leads the country’s most ambitious administration in terms of pursuing low-carbon energy …

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