US Army to decarbonise non-tactical fleet by 2035
The US Army has unveiled a comprehensive climate strategy that includes building an electric vehicle fleet over the next few years. By 2027, the armed forces aim to decarbonise all non-tactical light vehicles before moving into more tactical terrain.
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Highlands to be charged up: The project Action Highland Highway wants to install a network of rapid electric charging points in the Scottish Highlands. The project has received phase one funding through the Scottish Government’s Local Energy Challenge Fund and is in the first phase of a feasibility study.
Hybrid fleet for U.S. Army? Oshkosh Defense has received a 6.7bn dollar contract from the U.S. Army to deliver some 17,000 new light trucks to replace the military’s aging Humvees. The new Joint Light Tactical Vehicles (JLTV) can be outfitted with a diesel-electric hybrid system. It is still unclear, however, how many of the vehicles will actually be hybridised.
New EV parking spaces at Atlanta Airport: Park’N Ticket Airport Parking announced ten additional electric vehicle charging spaces at their offsite parking facility servicing the Atlanta Airport. The lot now offers 20 open air EV spaces on the top deck and 7 EV spaces in the covered deck.
Tesla moves forward in China: The Californian electric car maker has opened two new experience centers in Hangzhou and Shanghai. Currently, Tesla has 14 service and experience centers in i.e. Beijing, Shanghai, Hangzhou, Shenzhen, Chengdu, Xi’an, as well as in other cities in China.