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New York adds US$3 million in funding to help towns and villages expand EV fleets

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The New York Power Authority has provided US$8 million since 2003 for EV initiatives The New York Power Authority has approved US$3 million in funding to continue a zero-interest loan programme that helps dozens of municipalities and rural electricity cooperatives purchase electric vehicles and battery charging equipment for their fleets. …

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New York statewide initiatives to spur adoption of EVs

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The NYPA will deploy 200 DC fast chargers across New York State New York State has announced a series of broad-scale initiatives to encourage the purchase and increase the convenience and accessibility of electric vehicles. The expansion of public fast charger networks across the state, approved regulatory actions to lower …

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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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New York governor to invest Volkswagen settlement in clean vehicles

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The funds will provide for new electric buses and charging infrastructure New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced that the state will utilise the US$127.7 million received from the 2016 Volkswagen settlement to dramatically increase the number of electric vehicles and other clean vehicles in the state. Covered vehicles include …

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New York’s White Plains School District showcases first all-electric school buses

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Lion Electric provided five of its Type C school buses to White Plains National Express, White Plains City School District, Con Edison, NYSERDA, The Lion Electric Co. (Lion) and First Priority GreenFleet have deployed the first five all-electric Type C school buses in White Plains, New York. This represents an …

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New York Governor announces US$250 million investment in EVs

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The initiative, through state funding and co-investments with the private sector, aims to make EVs more ‘user-friendly for all’ New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo announced plans for a US$250 million investment in the future of EVs, with an initiative which will focus on aggressively accelerating New Yorkers’ adoption of …

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New York to test electric buses

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New York launches evaluation program using advanced Xcelsior buses from New Flyer Beginning this month, the New York City Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), acting through the New York City Transit Authority (NYCT), is to launch its electric bus test and evaluation program of five Xcelsior CHARGE™ battery-electric, 40ft heavy-duty transit …

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