Tag: California

Mar 30, 2021 - 08:08 pm

10 Tesla Semi and 2 Megachargers ordered by MHX

MHX a leasing and logistics firm in California has been awarded a $1.9 million grant from the Mobile Source Air Pollution Reduction Review Committee (MSRC) to purchase 10 Tesla Semis and two Megachargers. MHX has also been awarded a separate $560,000 grant from MSRC to deploy two overhead electric cranes for electric forklifts.

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Mar 28, 2021 - 05:12 pm

Frito-Lay lowers emissions with new fleet in California

Frito-Lay a snack food division of PepsiCo. has announced that by the end of 2021, it will replace all existing diesel-powered vehicles at its Modesto manufacturing plant in California, with zero-emission (ZE) or “near-zero-emission” (NZE) vehicles.

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Mar 25, 2021 - 08:43 pm

DHL Express to deploy 98 e-vans from Lightning eMotors

DHL Express will deploy 98 electric delivery vans from Lightning eMotors in the United States. After a successful pilot program using nine Lightning Electric Ford Transit 350HD electric vans late last year, the company plans to deploy 89 electric vehicles this year in New York and California.

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Mar 25, 2021 - 03:52 pm

QuantumScape to open second pilot plant

Solid-state battery specialist QuantumScape plans to issue 13 million new shares. The expected proceeds of $859 million are to be invested in the company’s planned pilot plant and in the joint venture with Volkswagen. In connection with the joint venture, there is also talk of a second pilot plant.

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Mar 11, 2021 - 11:13 am

Canoo presents electric pickup ready for 2023 delivery

The Californian start-up Canoo has unveiled an electric pickup truck that will be available for pre-order from the second quarter of 2021 and delivered from 2023. It will be available with either one or two electric motors and offer more than 200 miles (320 km) of range.

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Mar 4, 2021 - 01:55 pm

Rivian has plans for solid-state battery production

Rivian apparently has plans for solid-state batteries: The US electric car start-up is currently looking for engineers to develop solid-state batteries through job advertisements. Rivian is apparently planning to set up a production line.

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Mar 3, 2021 - 05:03 pm

ATN receives $5Mn to solar-charge growing e-bus fleet

The Anaheim Transportation Network (ATN) wants to become California’s first all-electric transit operator. While we leave that claim open, they will be among the first to charge their e-buses with solar energy, also using Tesla equipment.

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Mar 3, 2021 - 11:36 am

California city bans new gas stations

The Petaluma City Council has decided that no new gas stations can be built in the city and no new pumps can be installed at existing gas stations. However, the Californian town still needs to approve the ban on second reading to make it official.

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Feb 19, 2021 - 12:03 pm

QuantumScape sets up pilot plant for solid-state batteries

The solid-state battery specialist and Volkswagen partner QuantumScape has announced in the context of the announcement of its business figures that it will build a pilot plant in San José, California. Called QS-0, the plant is expected to be capable of producing over 100,000 units of solid-state cells per year.

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Feb 3, 2021 - 02:58 pm

Major carmakers revoke support for Trump emissions

Toyota, Fiat Chrysler, Hyundai, Kia, Volkswagen and other major carmakers join General Motors in abandoning their support for former US President Trump. This is also an act to support and perhaps influence the Biden administration in setting new emission standards.

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Jan 14, 2021 - 02:15 pm

Proterra to go public via merger with ArcLight

Proterra, the U.S. manufacturer of electric buses, has announced its initial public offering through a merger with investment firm ArcLight Clean Transportation. Existing investor Daimler Trucks backs the deal.

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Jan 11, 2021 - 04:58 pm

California to boost zero-emission economy

California’s Governor Newsom has proposed a 4.5-billion-dollar budget for economic stimulus in 2021. This includes $1.5Bn earmarked to help people and businesses purchase electric or hydrogen vehicles and equipment as well as funds for relevant charging and refilling infrastructure.

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Jan 5, 2021 - 05:26 pm

Mullen receives major order for the MX-05 eSUV

California-based electric car startup Mullen Technologies says it has received a potential major order. It said Florida-based Unlimited Electrical Contractors (UEC) has issued a non-binding letter of intent to purchase up to 10,000 units of the MX-05 electric SUV.

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Dec 14, 2020 - 01:24 pm

Tesla pauses Model S and X production

Production of the Model S and Model X in Fremont will be halted for just under three weeks. This is fuelling speculation that both models might be getting a refresh. Meanwhile, according to reports from China, Tesla has now also begun production of the performance version of the Model 3.

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Dec 10, 2020 - 04:53 pm

California Energy Commission invests in H2 stations

The California Energy Commission has approved a plan to invest up to $115 million to significantly increase the number of hydrogen fueling stations in the state. Up to 111 new hydrogen fueling stations will be built in California by 2027, including use by cars, trucks and buses.

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Dec 9, 2020 - 12:56 pm

QuantumScape publishes solid-state battery data

Solid-state battery specialist and Volkswagen partner QuantumScape has published performance data of prototype solid-state cells. The Americans company’s technology is said to be able to help improve the range of electric cars by up to 80 per cent compared to today’s lithium-ion cells.

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Dec 8, 2020 - 01:44 pm

Zero Labs presents platform to convert old timers

The Californian company Zero Labs has developed a standardised platform with which a large number of classic car models can be converted to electric drive. The platform is expected to be available from fall 2021, when the manufacturer also plans to publish a list of all classic cars that can be converted based on the […]

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Nov 24, 2020 - 12:39 pm

GM withdraws support for Trump emissions plan

The outgoing US president Donald Trump announced last year that he wanted to litigate against California’s right to set its own car emission standards. He received support from some players in the industry, including General Motors. Now the car company has backed out.

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Nov 19, 2020 - 10:19 pm

Karma is out to get Lordstown

Another lawsuit of electric carmaker against carmaker has made it to the US courts. Karma Automotive filed a federal lawsuit against Lordstown Motors, accusing the Ohio company of theft of intellectual property, breach of contract and poaching. It is not the design this time though but pure Infotainment.

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Nov 18, 2020 - 03:15 pm

CA utilities and CARB offer extra premiums for EVs

To increase the uptake of zero- and low-emission vehicles on Californian roads, California electric utilities are teaming up with the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to offer up to $1,500 for purchase or lease of electric vehicles. The offer began on the 17 November.

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Nov 17, 2020 - 12:16 pm

Tesla to join S&P 500 stock market in December

Tesla shares are now included in the S&P 500 stock market index after all. Tesla’s inclusion will take place on 21 December. In addition, Tesla has apparently found a new construction manager for the Gigafactory in Grünheide within its own ranks.

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Nov 14, 2020 - 12:52 pm

Nuvve uses merger to enter the US stock market

The Californian Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) specialist Nuvve has announced its intention to go public through a merger with the investment company Newborn Acquisition. After completion of the merger, the joint venture Nuvve Holding is expected to be listed on the US Nasdaq stock exchange under the ticker symbol “NVVE”.

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Nov 4, 2020 - 03:20 pm

Kandi America receives CARB certification

Kandi America announced its certification by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) for meeting the state’s stringent emissions standards. With this approval in hand, Kandi is now preparing to launch deliveries of the K27 to California.

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Nov 2, 2020 - 01:12 pm

Saueressig said to set up cell production for Tesla

The German company Saueressig Engineering appears involved in setting up machines for Tesla battery cell production in Germany and the USA, a local media report suggest. It would not be the first time that the Californian company relied on engineering know-how from Germany.

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Oct 27, 2020 - 11:58 am

Tesla investing in US production capacities

Tesla plans to invest 4.5 to 6.0 billion US dollars in 2021 and 2022 respectively to expand its production capacities for electric cars and batteries. This was revealed in a statement to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

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Oct 20, 2020 - 04:33 pm

Volvo Trucks North America awarded California EV grants

Volvo Trucks North America was awarded $21.7 million in grants to deploy 70 VNR Electric trucks in Southern California for regional freight distribution and drayage. Deliveries are to begin next year, with the order expected to be completed by the third quarter of 2022.

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Oct 15, 2020 - 02:53 pm

California boosts ZEVs with $384 million

In California, the California Energy Commission (CEC) has just approved a $384 million plan for critical investments in clean transportation to boost the adoption of zero-emission vehicles.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2021/03/30/10-tesla-semi-and-2-megachargers-ordered-by-mhx/
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