Tag: Washington

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.

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Nov 23, 2021 - 04:46 pm

General Motors buys a stake in Pure Watercraft

General Motors has acquired a 25 per cent stake in Pure Watercraft, a Seattle-based developer of all-electric boating solutions. Both companies intend to develop and market battery-electric watercraft using GM technology.

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Oct 14, 2021 - 06:15 pm

OneD to build pilot silicon-graphite-anode plant

In the USA, Californian battery developer OneD Battery Sciences is now building a first pilot production facility in Moses Lake in Washington State. OneD has designed its own manufacturing process for building silicon graphite anodes for use in electric vehicle batteries.

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Aug 31, 2021 - 05:55 pm

BYD adds to Link Transit electric bus fleet

In the USA, BYD has announced the delivery of two battery-electric 30-foot K7M-ER buses to Link Transit in Wenatchee, Washington. This brings the number of the agency’s zero-emission bus fleet to a total of 12.

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Jul 14, 2021 - 03:06 pm

Momentum delivers 300 kW inductive charging

In the US state of Washington, Momentum Dynamics has installed three additional inductive charging systems for the Link Transit authority electric bus fleet in Wenatchee. Charging capacities of up to 300 kW mean that electric buses can be charged wirelessly within a few minutes.

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Feb 24, 2021 - 11:09 am

Washington State & Virginia mandate stricter EV regulations

The US state of Washington has introduced a law according to which all passenger cars and light commercial vehicles sold there must be purely electric from 2030. In Virginia, stricter regulations are to apply from the 2025 model year, but a ban on internal combustion engines has not yet been decided.

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Feb 3, 2021 - 03:50 pm

Washington orders 20 more New Flyer buses

Washington’s King County Metro is acquiring 20 additional New Flyer electric buses. This follows the completion of an 18-moth test for two of the particular e-bus models launched in 2018. They also hold an option to purchase up to 63 additional zero-emission buses.

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Feb 1, 2021 - 05:57 pm

Lime adds shared electric mopeds to the fleet

Lime is adding electric mopeds to its micromobility platform and said it plans to launch as many as 600 LEVs on its platform in Washington D.C. this spring. The company is also working with authorities to pilot the mopeds in Paris.

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May 29, 2020 - 02:14 pm

Largest electric airplane yet takes off in the USA

The companies magniX and AeroTEC have announced the successful maiden flight of the alleged world’s largest all-electric aircraft, an all-electric Cessna Grand Caravan 208B. The half-hour flight in the US state of Washington went without a hitch.

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Apr 14, 2020 - 05:40 pm

More US states adopt tighter emission standards

Washington State has become the twelfth state to adopt tighter emissions standards in the face of the new laxer laws brought in by the Trump administration, following the example of California. Four more states are about to do the same.

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Mar 12, 2020 - 12:34 pm

First Model Y to be delivered on Friday

The first Tesla Model Y will be delivered on this coming Friday 13 March. Only deliveries to customers on the US West Coast have been announced so far. The company has obviously sped things up, since until now, 15 March was said to be the earliest possible date for delivery.

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May 8, 2019 - 07:56 pm

USA: Washington State extends EV tax incentives

Washington State governor Jay Inslee has signed legislation to extend electric vehicle and charging infrastructure tax incentives in the state. They hope to increase the adoption of electric and clean alternative fuel vehicles in order to curb exhaust and greenhouse gas emissions.

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Apr 29, 2019 - 01:33 pm

USA: Mullen gears up to produce China EV Qiantu K50

The Californian EV manufacturer Mullen Technologies is moving ahead with its plan to produce the Chinese electric sports car Qiantu K50 in the USA. Mullen has now secured a development plan for a 121,000 sqm site in the state of Washington.

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Apr 25, 2019 - 02:34 pm

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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Apr 19, 2018 - 04:03 pm

Inductive 200 kW charging system for buses ready

The inductive charging system specialist Momentum Dynamics from the USA has installed their first wireless charging system for electric buses with a charging capacity of a whooping 200 kW. It will be used for the Link Transit company in Wenatchee, Washington.

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Sep 11, 2017 - 08:49 am

Uber, CleverShuttle, Wolverhampton, Washington, India.

Uber electrifies UK fleet: In less than two years, Uber wants drivers to have at least a hybrid if not all-electric car if they offer their services in London as UberX. By 2025, they must have an EV in order to do so and the app-based company has thus set up its Clean Air Fund. The aim is to have an 100% electrified fleet by 2022 on the Isles. Uber drivers will receive up to 5,000 pounds to buy such a car and are also offered money if they scrap their diesel. To refinance the measure, fares will increase.
engadget.com, venturebeat.com

FCV sharing in Hamburg: CleverShuttle is a ride sharing service partially owned by Deutsche Bahn and active in Berlin, Leipzig and Munich. Now Hamburg has gotten into the app and here, hydrogen vehicles, namely ten Toyota Mirai collect passengers going into the same direction, just like Uber Pool. Another ten FCV shall follow before the year’s end, co-funded with 200,000 euros through the NIP scheme (National Innovation Programme Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Tech.)
hamburg.de (in German)

Charging for cabs: Wolverhampton plans to install a minimum of 24 charging points in the city centre over the next three years. The stations will firstly be used by electric taxis that the council wants to introduce thanks to a government grant of 478,000 pounds.
expressandstar.com

1m for 15 EV charging stations: The state of Washington will spend 1m dollars to help install 15 EV charging stations along some of the busiest highways.
seattletimes.com

India’s rapid electrification continues and is still state-driven. The Ministry of Power and New and Renewable Energy plans to buy 15,000 electric buses over the next 15 months and also purchase 50,000 three-wheeled EV by November. Bloomberg’s report relies on a principal advisor to the ministry.
bloombergquint.com

May 3, 2017 - 08:41 am

StreetScooter, JIVE, Solar Carports, Washington, California.

Sustainably sourced: German fish distributor Deutsche See wants to order 80 StreetScooter and will thus become one of the first firms to take Deutsche Post DHL Group by its word to supply its electric van. Deutsche See’s move to zero emissions comes in the wake of Volkswagen’s dieselgate, whose vehicles the fish monger used before it sued VW over their manipulations and after the group declined to deliver an EV. The new custom-made electric fleet is to start in Cologne immediately and go on to deliver its chilled wares in 20 other German cities later on.
reuters.com

Britain is looking to buy fuel cell buses in bulk and Transport for London (TfL) is currently searching partners to become part of the EU’s JIVE project. Cities such as Aberdeen, Birmingham and Dundee have already joined London in its endeavour to bring down prices by ordering large numbers together. Suppliers for single and double-decker FCVs are thus wanted across Great Britain and perhaps abroad.
greencarcongress.com, ted.europa.eu

Solar Carports enters UK: The car port specialist will launch its EV and PHEV charging products in the UK this summer. Solar Carports stays true to its name and integrates solar panels into roofs of its car ports, where they provide extra energy to charge PEVs.
fleetnews.co.uk

Washington to double EV fleet: The state of Washington wants increase the number of electric cars in its fleet by 100 percent and thus prepares to purchase 117 Chevy Bolts. They are to join about 120 existing Chevy Volts and Nissan Leafs, but even together they still represent a minority.
kuow.org

California’s EV fee is going ahead as planned so that from mid-2020, ZEV owners will have to contribute a 100 dollars a year to the maintenance of transport infrastructure. The new bill is to raise 52bn dollars in total but mainly through an increase in fuel taxes.
greencarcongress.com

Jun 29, 2016 - 08:10 am

Green Motion, Supercharger, BYD, Romania, Washington, PlugSurfing.

Swiss charging network: 1,600 EV charging stations shall stand in Switzerland by 2020 as Green Motion gathers finance and partners for its Evpass network. Mobility, Aldi and McDonald’s and others are on board to provide spaces for the charge spots of which 250 shall be erected already this year with another 1,000 to follow in 2017. The start-up installs its EV charging equipment for free and finances the move through income from licensing its technology to Chinese Zhongding, who plans a charging network in China that could accommodate for 5m electric vehicles.
berneroberlaender.ch (network, in German), nzz.ch (licensing background, in German)

Tesla charges China: The 100th Supercharger has been inaugurated in Beijing and the EV maker used the occasion to announce the Tesla Public Charging Partner Program. It builds on the principle of the destination charger scheme but includes fast-charging as well.
electrek.co

Electric cab fleet: HDT Singapore Taxi has applied to operate an all-electric fleet of 100 cabs, most likely built by BYD, on the city-state’s streets but is waiting for its taxi license. It would suit Singapore’s plans for an EV sharing for which 2,000 charge points have been confirmed.
straitstimes.com

EV incentives at work: 7,500 Romanians have applied for the EV incentive scheme. The state adds 4,400 euros when buying an electric car and 1,100 for plug-in hybrids. The sum increases by about another 1,000 euros if an old car is scrapped in the process (we reported).
romania-insider.com

Car expenses: Washington will raise the gas tax by 4.9 cent comes July, thus bringing the surcharge per gallon to 49.4 cent. Any run on EVs that might result from the new taxation could be hampered a little by the simultaneous increase of the annual EV registration fee by 50 dollars to 150 dollars.
kplu.org

Open access charging: PlugSurfing renews its partnership with charging infrastructure provider EV-Box as they implement the Open Charge Point Interface (OCPI), an open standard. The protocol is designed to simplify payments and to enable real-time billing.
plugsurfing.com

Apr 20, 2016 - 08:54 am

Stuttgart, France, Fastned, Supercharger, Washington, Seattle.

Stuttgart electrifies: The local government decided to replace 45 of its old combustion engine cars with electric ones and announced that all new vehicles added to the city’s fleet will be fully electric. Of course, Stuttgart will also set up the charging infrastructure needed for its initiative. The German city already raised an alert due to particulate matter on more than one occasion this year.
stuttgarter-zeitung.de, stuttgart.de (articles in German)

Charging France: Some 117 municipalities in the French Département Bouches-du-Rhône will install a total of 200 chargers by the end of next year. That is 400 charging points with 22 kW each. 80 chargers are said to go online this year. Half of the 2m euro bill is footed by the Agence de l’Environnement et de la Maîtrise de l’Énergie (ADEME).
avere-france.org (in French)

Fastned cooperates with Dutch railway: Fastned has signed an agreement with Dutch railway operator NS (Nederlanse Spoorwegen) to install EV charging stations in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, and Den Haag. The locations are all property of the Dutch railway.
nltimes.nl

Superchargers plough ahead: The announced expansion of the fast-charging network is already well underway. Some eleven new locations with some 90 parking stalls have been confirmed since the unveiling of the Model 3. In some cases, installation already kicked off. The new Superchargers are located across the globe in i.e. China, Australia, the U.S., the Czech Republic and Germany.
electrek.co

Washington adjusts incentives: Washington state, USA, expanded its sales tax break in order to include news EVs like the Nissan Leaf, Chevy Bolt and Tesla Model 3 in the scheme. From July, the tax break applies to the first 32,000 dollars of the selling price. Moreover, electric cars with an MSPR of 42,500 dollars now qualify.
opb.org

Tripe the fast-chargers: Moreover, the state’s capital Seattle is looking to install another ten rapid-chargers within the next year. These will be located on city as well as some privately owned grounds. Seattle currently has five fast-chargers. The city is also looking to kick off an in-home charging pilot programme, were EV drivers can rent chargers for their garage on a monthly basis.
king5.com

Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2022/07/07/evcs-raises-capital-for-more-chargers-on-us-west-coast/
07.07.2022 17:48