Mar 22, 2023 - 12:53 pm
California keeps pushing for 100% zero-emissions trucks by 2045
California will have cleaner air than the rest of the US sooner. The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is about to greenlight plans allowing the state to phase out diesel trucks earlier than the rest of the United States and introduce stricter emission regulations.
Jan 30, 2023 - 12:18 pm
NYC: Ride-hailing companies must turn 100% EV by 2030
Uber, Lyft and Co. must manage entirely electric car fleets by 2030 if they want to continue to offer ride-hailing in New York City. Mayor Eric Adams’ announcement will affect 100,000 vehicles in one of the world’s largest markets for-hire vehicles.
Jan 10, 2023 - 04:03 pm
Revel to open five new fast charging hubs in NY
The Brooklyn-based electric mobility and infrastructure company Revel has announced plans to develop and open five new fast-charging ‘Superhubs’ in New York City, adding a total of 136 public charging stalls to New York’s EV infrastructure.
Jan 5, 2023 - 05:32 pm
New York City buys another 1,000 electric vehicles
New York City announces procuring around 900 new electric vehicles to replace ICE vehicles and installing new charging stations as part of its ongoing commitment to green municipal fleets. The US government supports the city’s effort with grants of $10.1 million.
Sep 30, 2022 - 05:45 pm
New York to introduce EV sales quotas in 2026
In New York State, only zero-emission cars and light commercial vehicles may be sold from 2035. Governor Kathy Hochul has now outlined a strategy to systematically reduce the sale of internal combustion vehicles by then. New York is taking its cue from California.
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.
Aug 7, 2022 - 02:25 pm
New York City EV pilot may lead to 10,000 on-street chargers by 2030
Connected Kerb has been selected to deliver on-street charge points across New York City in what the company calls a “groundbreaking flagship project”. Provided for the New York City Department of Transportation (NYC DOT) and Newlab, the pilot could lead to 10,000 curbside chargers across NYC by 2030.
Jul 18, 2022 - 02:15 pm
Cassidy & da Costa take the lead in New York Formula E races
Nick Cassidy (Envision Racing) won his first Formula E race over the weekend. In the second race on Sunday, former champion Antonio Felix da Costa won in the DS Techeetah. The double-header in New York also saw a change at the top of the drivers’ standings.
Jul 18, 2022 - 01:57 pm
New York: Bill discounts added to EV Make-Ready scheme
New York Governor Kathy Hochul has approved an EV charging programme that provides drivers with bill discounts when they charge during grid-friendly times. The State Public Service Commission works with New York’s utilities on so-called managed EV charging programmes.
May 18, 2022 - 03:42 pm
Genesis GV60 sales launch commences in the USA
Genesis announced the start of sales of its first electric vehicle GV60 in the United States. The GV60 will be offered in two packages in the USA, with the GV60 Advanced AWD starting at an MSRP of $58,890 and the GV60 Performance AWD at $67,890.
Feb 7, 2022 - 06:08 pm
New Jersey to be graced with 8 New Flyer e-buses with options for more
In the USA, New Flyer bus manufacturer has received an order from the New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ Transit) for eight all-electric Xcelsior Charge NG forty-foot heavy-duty transit buses. The two companies have agreed on options to purchase up to 75 more battery-electric buses under a five-year contract.
Jan 24, 2022 - 12:55 pm
General Motors invests in NY components plant
General Motors is investing almost 154 million US dollars in its Lockport Components plant in western New York to produce components for electric motors in the future. Investments are also to be made in two locations in the state of Michigan.
Jan 20, 2022 - 04:13 pm
New York boosts EV subsidy funding pot
New York Governor Kathy Hochul has announced an addition of more than $12 million to the Drive Clean Rebate program, which provides up to $2,000 on the purchase of an electric vehicle and funding of $2.7 million to local governments to purchase EVs and install charging stations for public use.
Jan 3, 2022 - 03:35 pm
NYC fleet to gain 184 Mach-e GTs and 250 Teslas
The New York Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) has ordered 184 all-electric Ford Mustang Mach-E GTs for the police and other agencies in New York City. DCAS also aims to purchase 250 Tesla Model 3s whereby the contract is still being finalised.
Dec 21, 2021 - 12:04 pm
Mack Trucks starts production of heavy electric trucks
The US commercial vehicle manufacturer Mack Trucks, part of the Volvo Group, has started series production of its first all-electric heavy-duty truck at its plant in Macungie, Pennsylvania. The first orders have been placed since June.
Dec 15, 2021 - 02:01 pm
Li-Cycle and LG enter into recycling and nickel agreement
The Canadian battery recycler Li-Cycle has concluded a still non-binding memorandum of understanding with South Korea’s LG Chem and its battery division LG Energy Solution for the supply of scrap from battery production and complete lithium-ion batteries for recycling as well as for the purchase of nickel.
Nov 30, 2021 - 05:15 pm
Climate Group launches ZEV Pledge for government fleets
A number of national, regional, state and city governments in the US, Canada, Mexico and the UK have made a commitment to convert their fleets to zero-emission vehicles by 2040. This involves a total of 121,355 vehicles, almost a third of which are medium- or heavy-duty vehicles.
Nov 18, 2021 - 01:52 pm
NFI scores orders from Michigan and New York state
NFI’s streak in the US market continues as the Group writes its first order from the University of Michigan. The transportation department expects three large e-buses to arrive on campus shortly. There’s also news from Nassau Inter County Express (NICE) in New York state.
Oct 21, 2021 - 04:22 pm
New Flyer wins contract to deliver up to 150 e-buses
New Flyer has received an order for up to 150 battery-electric buses through the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority of Buffalo, New York (NFTA-Metro). To start with, the NFI subsidiary will deliver ten e-buses of type Xcelsior Charge.
Oct 11, 2021 - 12:40 pm
New York to convert bus fleet to BEVs by 2035
The New York City Council has passed a bill mandating that the city’s school bus fleet be fully electric by 1 September 2035. This is in accordance with the decision to allow only zero-emission passenger cars and light commercial vehicles to be sold from 2035.
Oct 5, 2021 - 01:06 pm
Cree rebrands to ‘Wolfspeed’ & announces cooperation with GM
Cree, a manufacturer of silicon carbide semiconductors, has renamed itself Wolfspeed. Under the new name, the company has also entered into a cooperation agreement with General Motors. The agreement provides for the development and supply of silicon carbide semiconductors for GM’s future electric cars.
Aug 22, 2021 - 06:24 pm
Red Hook deploys fleet of 10 BYD yard tractors
Red Hook Container Terminals LLC announced today that it has begun regular commercial operation of ten BYD Motors heavy-duty zero-emission battery-electric yard tractors at its container terminal in Port Newark, New Jersey.
Aug 10, 2021 - 03:19 pm
FedEx orders 120 electric trucks from Xos
FedEx has ordered 120 electric trucks from Xos. These are to be deployed in California, New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts and Texas and delivered in the fourth quarter of 2021 and 2022.
Jul 30, 2021 - 02:56 pm
Trevor Milton sued by New York Attorney General
The New York Attorney General’s Office has now filed charges against Trevor Milton, the Nikola founder who resigned in September 2020 after allegations of fraud. He is accused of misleading investors.
Jul 26, 2021 - 01:57 pm
Hyzon announces lighter & cheaper H2 storage system
Hyzon Motors has developed a new hydrogen storage system for its H2 trucks to reduce weight, manufacturing costs and component requirements. Hyzon also plans to license the proprietary development to other commercial vehicle companies.