Tag: California

Oct 17, 2019 - 03:26 pm

Peterbilt delivers first 15 electric trucks 220EV

The US American truck manufacturer Peterbilt has delivered the first units of its 220EV electric truck. Frito-Lay, a company belonging to the PepsiCo Group, is using six of its electric vehicles as part of a project in California.

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Oct 7, 2019 - 06:02 pm

US brewery to use 21 BYD heavy-duty e-trucks

The US brewery Anheuser-Busch will use 21 BYD electrically powered heavy-duty trucks in its Californian fleet as part of a government project. The BYD 8TT electric trucks are scheduled to go into service at the end of this year.

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Sep 24, 2019 - 03:39 pm

Tritium opens new plant in Los Angeles

The Australian fast charging station manufacturer Tritium has opened a new plant in Los Angeles. Tritium now has expanded manufacturing and logistics capacities for the American market as well as a research and development department.

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Sep 23, 2019 - 11:22 am

US states fight back to reduce emissions despite Trump

California and 22 other US states have now filed lawsuits against the Trump administration, who is trying to deny them the right to set their own – higher – emissions standards. California’s Governor Gavin Newsom has also just signed two laws to tighten emission standards for trucks and other vehicles.

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Sep 21, 2019 - 10:28 pm

Faraday Future with new business strategy

The Californian EV startup Faraday Future announced its new strategy shortly after appointing Carsten Breitfeld as new CEO. The aim is to start series production of the FF 91 in September 2020 and deliveries shortly thereafter.

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Sep 18, 2019 - 12:03 pm

BYD-ADL present revised Enviro200EV

BYD and Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) presented a revised version of their Enviro200EV electric bus. There is also news about the second generation of BYD’s 8TT electric truck and the emission-free monorail passenger transport system SkyRail.

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Sep 12, 2019 - 10:56 am

Most powerful Tesla powertrain called Plaid

A Model S equipped a ‚Plaid‘ powertrain (think Ludicrous mode but Spaceballs) has set a new record on the Laguna Seca Raceway in California. More so, the electric car has already been spotted testing at the Nürburgring in Germany.

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Sep 9, 2019 - 04:24 pm

R&D break-through: Tesla battery making looks likely

Jeff Dahn and his team, who carry out battery research for Tesla, have published test results for a new battery cell that could have a life of 1 million miles (1.6 million km) and thus be suitable for Tesla’s planned robo taxis. At the same time, Tesla battery cell manufacturing appears to be well underway.

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Aug 30, 2019 - 10:43 am

Feel like driving 1,600 km on one charge?

Ten years ago an ultra light-weight, three-wheeled, two-seater car called the Aptera was created, touted as the world’s most efficient electric car, but the Californian company ran into trouble had to liquidate. Now its founders have come together again to work on a new Aptera, which they say can achieve a 1,600 km range on […]

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Aug 23, 2019 - 01:11 pm

SemaConnect to supply PG&E’s charging infrastructure

The North American infrastructure provider was selected as an approved vendor for Pacific Gas and Electric’s (PG&E) EV Fleet programme. Under the programme, PG&E customers can receive free EV charging infrastructure, as well as funding for EVs and additional chargers.

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Aug 13, 2019 - 03:47 pm

First pre-series eCascadia models delivered

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has delivered the first units of its battery-electric Freightliner eCascadia truck to customers. However, these are test vehicles and series production is not scheduled to start until 2021.

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Aug 12, 2019 - 03:58 pm

BMW brings inductive charging to America

Following its launch in Europe last year, BMW is now also bringing inductive charging to the USA – in the form of a pilot programme with 200 private customers in California who can charge their leased 530e vehicles wirelessly in their garages.

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Jul 27, 2019 - 02:08 pm

US car makers make deal with CARB for CO2 reduction

While the Trump government is sticking to its plan to freeze emissions standards for passenger cars and light commercial vehicles at today’s levels until 2026, VW, BMW, Ford and Honda have now signed a framework agreement with the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to reduce emissions.

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Jul 25, 2019 - 02:06 pm

JB Straubel leaves Tesla for consultancy

Elon Musk announced in the context of the latest quarterly figure announcement that Tesla co-founder JB Straubel will withdraw from the operational business as Chief Technology Officer and will in future only work in an advisory capacity for Tesla. The new Tesla CTO will be Drew Baglino.

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Jul 18, 2019 - 06:28 pm

2040: San Francisco plans for zero-emission transport

The City of San Francisco has released the ‘Electric Vehicle Roadmap’ with the goal to transitioning transport off fossil fuels by 2040. The initiative includes a number of interim targets such as more infrastructure powered by renewables.

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Jul 10, 2019 - 02:01 pm

California considers tripling EV subsidies

The state of California could soon triple the subsidies for zero-emissions cars while cutting those for hybrids. This means buyers in the Golden State could get as much as $7,500 per EV. However, the Senate has yet to approve the draft bill.

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Jun 28, 2019 - 02:54 pm

Schwarzenegger’s best role yet.

Now that’s advertising: Arnold Schwarzenegger dressed up as a car salesman trying to extol the virtues of gasoline cars to people who actually want to buy electric cars. Arnie’s comic skills really come to shine in this hilarious ad. 

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Jun 17, 2019 - 05:02 pm

California aims to open up charging markets

The California Air Resources Board is considering a new regulation in two weeks, which would mandate that EV charging network operators have credit card readers. Besides, it looks like memberships or subscriptions may also be banned.

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May 22, 2019 - 04:12 pm

California: SCE adresses commercial vehicle market

The utility company, Southern California Edison (SCE) has launched the Charge Ready Transport programme with a budget of around $356 million USD. The scheme offers commercial clients the installation of charging stations for medium- and heavy-duty electric vehicles for free and some rebates on top.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2019/10/17/peterbilt-delivers-their-first-220ev-trucks/
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