Jan 19, 2017 - 09:33 am

Pod Point, Utah, Georgia, Maven, Illinois.

Shop and charge: Supermarket chain Lidl struck a deal with British charging infrastructure provider Pod Point, asking the latter to set up fast-chargers for electric vehicles at some 40 locations in the UK. Customers will be able to charge for free while they shop.
fleetnews.co.uk, businessgreen.com

Electric transport: Park City in the U.S. state of Utah will purchase six all-electric buses from Proterra, as well corresponding charging infrastructure. The state is funding the initiative with 3.9m dollars. The first e-bus will already be commissioned this month, with the other to follow in June.
ksl.com, fox13now.com

Repercussions: Back in June 2015, the U.S. state of Georgia agreed to cut a 5,000 dollar subsidy for the purchase of an EV. The consequences are now becoming more apparent, as EV sales dropped 80 percent since then.
utilitydive.com

Maven fleet get electric addition: GM will offer its electric Chevy Bolt as part of its ride-hailing service Maven in California. Users can catch the EV from February 1st.
wardsauto.com

Going clean: The Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District in Illinois announced that 18 new hybrid buses will go into service there in summer. That would increase the hybrid share of its fleet to 77 percent.
foxillinois.com

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Found on electrive.com
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