German H2 initiative: 13 partners from politics, industry and academics are working on the Hydrogen Fuel Cell Initiative Germany that wants to see comprehensive implementation of H2 filling stations across the country. A face to the scheme is German actor and activist Hannes Jaenicke.
Electric shuttles for U.S. airports: California-based fleet specialist Phoenix Motorcar received an order for 50 of its Zero Emissions Utility Shuttles (ZEUS). The 14-seater will be used for passenger transport at the airports in Los Angeles, San Diego and Atlanta.
Atlanta plugs in: Vision Fleet has delivered the first five of 50 PHEVs to the U.S. city. The vehicles will be used by city officials that aim to cut vehicle emissions by 20 percent by 2020.Vison Fleet succesfully implemented a similar model in Indianapolis two years ago.
India bets on electrification: Himachal Pradesh state will not only purchase 25 all-electric buses (we reported), but also 50 smaller electric cars. The government will fund 75 percent of the buses and even 90% of the latter. Moreover, it was decided to double registration fees for diesel cars from next year, while EVs are exempt from paying any.
Destinations Chargers for Destination Hotels: Tesla has signed on another hotel chain as partner for the installation of its Destination Chargers in the United States. The name definitely seems a fit, as it is called Destination Hotels.
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