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13.08.2019 - 15:50

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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12.08.2019 - 15:37

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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27.07.2019 - 14:46

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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25.07.2019 - 14:48

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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10.07.2019 - 14:57

California considers tripling EV subsidies

The state of California could soon triple the subsidies for electric 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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28.06.2019 - 14:10

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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17.06.2019 - 17:47

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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22.05.2019 - 16:50

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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18.05.2019 - 15:51

Tesla launches “hardcore” cost-cutting measures

CEO Elon Musk has told employees about Tesla’s financial situation and announced a new “hardcore” cost-saving initiative. Simultaneously, Tesla is losing another high-ranking manager as head of communications Dave Arnold leaves the company.

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25.04.2019 - 16:51

Penkse Truck opens 14 DC fast chargers in California

Penske Truck Leasing has opened what it considers to be the “first DC fast charging stations in the U.S. designed specifically for heavy-duty commercial electric vehicles”. The first 14 rapid chargers stand at four of Penske’s facilities in Southern California.

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25.04.2019 - 14:23

Electrify America announces charging collaboration

VW’s diesel-gate subsidiary Electrify America announced the collaboration with nine additional companies to host more than 30 fast EV charging stations across the U.S. More than 20 of these will be located in California with another six states being added.

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24.04.2019 - 15:49

Toyota reveals an improved fuel cell truck

Together with U.S. American truck specialist Kenworth, Toyota has developed the next generation of its fuel cell truck created in the course of “Project Portal“. The model now travels more than 300 miles (482 kilometres) on one fill.

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08.04.2019 - 13:59

ChargeWheel funded for mobile charging trailers

The California-based company has secured $1m in seed funding to help set up the San Francisco Bay Area’s first mobile charging network. The charging network will be based on 100 of the company’s energy trailers, which combine solar power generation and energy storage for charging personal electric vehicles of all kinds.

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25.03.2019 - 14:48

EV startup Evelozcity renamed Canoo

The Californian e-mobility startup Evelozcity that is led by former BMW managers (that had a stint over at Faraday) has got a new name: Canoo. They also streamlined their offer and have now announced four electric vehicles all designed for urban life and to be sold on a subscription basis only.

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21.02.2019 - 11:21

Arcimoto’s electric Rapid Responder to save lives

Arcimoto has announced that it will test its fully electric trike, the Rapid Responder, in pilot programs in Oregon and California. The vehicle was originally released as a fun utility vehicle (FUV), and will now be outfitted for first resonders and law enforcement.

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06.02.2019 - 14:26

Lucid Motors considers sharing EV tech with OEMs

The US startup Lucid Motors is in negotiations with car manufacturers about the potential exchange of electric vehicle technology and plans to go public in a few years. According to CTO Peter Rawlinson, however, a sale is not on the table.

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04.02.2019 - 15:30

Tesla takes over battery innovators Maxwell

For an investment price of 200 million dollars, Tesla aims to take over the California-based battery manufacturer Maxwell Technologies. The purchase still is subject to official government approval but is expected to be completed in the second quarter of 2019.

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03.01.2019 - 16:33

Daimler delivers first fully electric freightliner eM2

With the delivery of the first all-electric Freightliner eM2 to Penske Truck Leasing, Daimler Trucks has now also launched practical tests for heavy and medium-heavy electric trucks in the USA. In future, Penske Truck Leasing will use the electric truck in local distribution traffic in the northwest of the USA and in California.

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16.12.2018 - 17:34

California requires all new buses to be electric by 2029

California on Friday became the first state to mandate a full shift to electric buses on public transit routes. Starting in 2029, mass transit agencies in California will only be allowed to buy buses that are fully electric under a rule adopted by the California Air Resources Board (CARB).

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26.11.2018 - 16:26

Air Liquide to build liquid hydrogen plant in USA

Air Liquide is building what they claim to be the world’s first liquid hydrogen production facility in the western United States. Moreover, the company has already signed a long-term contract with FirstElement Fuel (FEF) in California.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2019/08/16/sdge-to-build-chargers-for-heavy-duty-electric-vehicles/
16.08.2019 18:54