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EV charger pioneer plans major expansion into US, Canada

Garage Juice Bar EV charger

Garage Juice Bar and Oasis Charger Corporation to support EV chargers expansion in US and Canada Garage Juice Bar, a pioneering manufacturer and distributor of electric vehicle charging stations, has announced a strategic transaction with Oasis Charger Corporation to support a major expansion of its North American network. Headquartered in …

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BYD launches first electric bus leasing programme in US

A selection of BYD's buses

BYD and Generate Capital to launch first-ever US partnership for an electric bus leasing programme The world’s largest manufacturer of electric vehicles, BYD Motors has announced a joint venture to launch the first electric bus leasing programme of its kind in the US in partnership with Generate Capital, a leading financier, …

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WMATA to add 12 more emission-reducing hybrid-electric buses from New Flyer

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New Flyer’s buses will move passengers around Washington, DC New Flyer of America Inc. , the US subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., the largest transit bus and motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor in North America, announced an order from Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) for twelve 60-foot articulated …

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Electrify America chooses fast-charger suppliers

Electrify America Chargers by BTC Power

US EV infrastructure builder Electrify America chooses ABB, BTC Power, Efacec and Signet to provide more than 2,000 fast-chargers across the US Electrify America plans to place hundreds of charging stations within and around 17 metropolitan areas and along multiple nationwide highway corridors across the US. Over a ten year period …

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Workhorse tests new N-Gen electric van

N-GEN van. Workhorse Group.

Workhorse optimises delivery with N-Gen electric van featuring unmanned drone HorseFly system Workhorse Group has commenced implementation of agreements to test and operate its new N-Gen electric van. “The new N-Gen platform represents a new day for last-mile delivery,” said Stephen Burns, CEO of Workhorse. “With agreements now in place …

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GenZe connected e-bike reveal, but is it a win for Mahindra?

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Californian electric bike and scooter company GenZe has unveiled its latest offering: the 200-series e-bike The 200-series e-bike follows closely on from the flagship GenZe 2.0 scooter. Electric Bike Action Magazine described the scooter as a product “designed for the American market…(out of) what they learned from the first generation”. …

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US rebate rollback threatens EV automakers

California Clean Air green sticker - Mariordo (Mario Roberto Durán Ortiz).

Consumers and automakers alike could be hurt if the Republican Party succeed in scrapping the EV tax credit, and other clean-energy tax breaks It was announced this week that House Republicans are proposing to eliminate the US$7,500 tax credit currently in place to help increase the affordability of EVs. Currently, …

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50 by 50: Alliance to halve US transportation energy use by 2050

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The Alliance to Save Energy has announced a national commission that will develop ways to halve the energy used by the transportation sector in the US by 2050. The new Alliance Commission on US Transportation Sector (aka the ’50 by 50 Commission’) will represent vehicle manufacturers, utilities companies, federal agencies, …

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