Tag: California

Nov 24, 2022 - 06:18 pm

California invests $2.6 billion in decarbonising transport

In the USA, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) has approved a $2.6 billion investment plan for the state’s transition to zero-emission transportation. The projects that have been supported range from incentives for cleaner trucks and buses and mobility options such as bike- and car-sharing to consumer rebates for clean cars.

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Nov 17, 2022 - 03:27 pm

Zeekr launches autonomous SEA-M platform

The premium electric brand Zeekr, part of the Geely Group, has launched its SEA-M platform for autonomous electric vehicles. The SEA-M is an evolution of Geely’s Sustainable Experience Architecture (SEA) for autonomous vehicles. The first representative of the new SEA-M vehicle type is the Zeekr M-Vision.

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Oct 31, 2022 - 04:06 pm

Tradelink orders 15 Volvo VNR Electric trucks

Californian haulage company Tradelink Transport has ordered 15 all-electric VNR Electric heavy-duty trucks from Volvo Trucks North America. These 15 electric trucks will make up almost 30 per cent of Tradelink Transport’s total fleet.

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Oct 28, 2022 - 02:32 pm

Ideanomics opens electric tractor factory in California

The US-American company Ideanomics, which specializes in electric utility vehicles, has commissioned what it claims is the largest assembly plant for electric tractors in North America. The plant in Windsor, California, has the capacity to produce 4,100 electric tractors annually.

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Sep 15, 2022 - 03:13 pm

SoCal: Hyundai secures new funds for XCient fuel cell trucks

Hyundai and California’s South Coast Air Quality Management District have secured funding for another five fuel cell trucks and infrastructure. They applied for Targeted Airshed Grant (TAG) funding from the US Environmental Protection Agency EPA and were successful twice.

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Sep 14, 2022 - 03:59 pm

4 Gen Logistics orders 41 VNR Electric

Transport company 4 Gen Logistics has ordered 41 VNR electric trucks from Volvo Trucks North America for use in California. The trucks will transport freight between the Port of Long Beach and Southern California’s Inland Empire, a national logistics and warehousing hub.

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Sep 13, 2022 - 03:14 pm

US Hybrid to deliver hybrid and electric street sweeper components

Ideanomics has announced plans for its subsidiary US Hybrid to Global Environmental Products with its proprietary electric and hybrid propulsion kits for use in the construction of 62 zero-emission street sweepers. GEP will then provide the sweepers to New York, California, the City of Helena, Montana, and Washington D.C.

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Sep 7, 2022 - 11:01 am

California to cut down on power use due to heat wave

California is currently experiencing massive problems with its power grids due to a heat wave. Therefore, the transmission grid operator CAISO calls on the population to reduce their electricity consumption in the evening and avoid charging electric cars.

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Aug 29, 2022 - 01:31 pm

BYD to deliver electric school buses to AVSTA, California

BYD and the Antelope Valley Schools Transportation Agency (AVSTA) plan to bring 20 battery-electric school buses to students in the Antelope Valley. This could help AVSTA to become the first school transport provider in California to operate a complete fleet of zero-emission school buses.

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Aug 26, 2022 - 11:43 am

Volvo Trucks completes LIGHTS project in the USA

Volvo Trucks North America has announced the culmination of the Volvo LIGHTS project – a three-year project that brought together 14 public and private partners to design and implement a blueprint for the robust support ecosystem necessary to deploy battery-electric trucks and equipment at scale.

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Aug 26, 2022 - 10:48 am

California sets the course for ICE exit

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has now passed the regulation ‘Advanced Clean Cars II’, which defines the path for the ban on internal combustion engine (ICE) cars in the US state from 2035 onwards. However, the ban on internal combustion vehicles has been softened.

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Aug 5, 2022 - 12:11 pm

Sakuu opens engineering facility in the USA

Sakuu, a California-based developer of 3D-printed solid-state batteries, has opened a new engineering centre in Silicon Valley. This multi-million dollar expansion follows the recent opening of Sakuu’s battery pilot line.

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Aug 2, 2022 - 01:13 pm

Nikola acquires Romeo Power, takes batteries in-house

Electric truck maker Nikola has agreed to acquire Romeo Power, thus taking battery development and manufacturing in-house. The agreement is definitive. Romeo specialises in batteries for commercial EVs, and their Cypress factory will become Nikola’s Battery Center of Excellence.

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Jul 27, 2022 - 12:57 pm

The Mobility House finds new US partner in Endera

The Mobility House and Endera have made public their cooperation for managed commercial EV charging. They have already delivered electric shuttles and a smart charging solution to ACE Parking and Aladdin Airport Parking, both servicing the San Diego International Airport, California.

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Jul 17, 2022 - 04:07 pm

Volvo Trucks targets Californian charging corridor

In the USA, Volvo Trucks North America is working with partners in California to build a publicly accessible charging corridor for medium- and heavy-duty trucks. Construction is to begin this year and be completed by the end of 2023.

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Jun 30, 2022 - 01:42 pm

LA may become the biggest city yet to ban new gas stations

Los Angeles, the second most populated city in the US, could become the largest city yet to ban the construction of new gas stations. A directive to this effect is currently being drafted, reports the Guardian newspaper, and could become all the more decisive in the city known for its reliance on cars.

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Jun 28, 2022 - 02:38 pm

Rivian opens first charging hubs in the “Adventure Network”

Rivian announced opening the first three sites in its “Adventure Network” today. The US EV maker finally installed charging stations near National Parks and recreational areas in Colorado and California in an attempt to brand an adventurous lifestyle supported by its electric pick-up trucks.

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Jun 12, 2022 - 04:17 pm

SamTrans purchases 30 zero-emission buses

The San Mateo County Transit District (SamTrans), a public transport agency in and around San Mateo, California, will replace 30 diesel buses with 20 battery-electric buses and 10 hydrogen-fuel cell electric buses.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2022/11/24/california-invests-2-6-billion-in-decarbonising-transport/
24.11.2022 18:40