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Influential Companies and Fleet Operators Call for Strong Fuel Economy and Emission Standards

Strong federal fuel economy and pollution standards would spur innovation and benefit businesses, consumers, and the U.S. auto industry.
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April 15, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Two powerful corporate networks, representing more than 80 companies with a combined $1.3 trillion in annual revenue, are calling on the Biden administration to set strong emissions and fuel economy standards for passenger vehicles.

The Road to a 100% Electric Vehicle Fleet

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Rita Lau Gomes's work routine looks different than it did three years ago. Before she had an electric vehicle (EV), she could plan last-minute trips to visit customers, conferences or medical sites around Portugal. These days she takes extra considerations when planning work trips or even going between home and the office.

Improving Road Safety With Homologation of Electric Vehicles

By Adeline Lim | Marketing Industry Manager
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In the world of connected and portable devices, rechargeable devices are part of our everyday life. From personal devices such as the cell phone, smartwatch, or wireless headset, to home devices such as vacuum cleaners or video game consoles, we need to ensure that they are properly charged with the designated cable and correct power supply to protect the safety of the device and operatable after charging. We certainly do not want our devices to malfunction after charging.

Ørsted Signs a Long-Term Power Purchase Agreement with Nucor

Nucor will purchase energy from the Western Trail onshore wind project, currently under construction and expected to be operational later this year.
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Nucor, a steel manufacturer, has signed a long-term agreement to purchase energy from the 367 MW wind farm in Texas.

"Western Trail will utilise Nucor steel, demonstrating our ability to develop multilateral supply chain relationships," said Vishal Kapadia, Senior Vice President and Onshore Chief Commercial Officer at Ørsted. "It's great to partner with Nucor in their efforts to improve the environmental sustainability in the steel industry."

Vistra's TXU Energy Launches New Plan With Automatic Savings for Electric Vehicle Owners

TXU Energy EV PassSM offers bill credits during prime charging times – every night and all weekend long
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IRVING, Texas, March 24, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Vistra's flagship retail electricity brand, TXU Energy, today announced the launch of TXU Energy EV PassSM. The company’s first plan designed specifically for electric vehicle owners gives customers 50% off all energy charges every weeknight and all weekend long – providing automatic bill credits at times when customers are normally charging their vehicles.

WSP USA to Help Solano County, California Transition to Zero-emission Buses

Designing inductive charging stations for SolanoExpress and developing a plan for five agencies in Solano County to convert to all-battery-electric bus fleets by 2040.
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SUISUN CITY, Calif., March 19, 2021 /3BL Media/  — The zero-emission bus (ZEB) business at WSP USA, a leading engineering and professional services consultancy, has been selected to provide services on two major projects for the Solano Transportation Authority (STA).

Black & Veatch Leads Design, Construction of 'Electric Island,' a First-of-its-Kind, High-Capacity Public Charging Station Designed for Medium- and Heavy-Duty Electric Vehicles

Collaboration of Daimler Trucks North America, Portland General Electric reflects critical need to build infrastructure for electrified trucking fleets
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OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, March 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ – As the automotive industry accelerates the delivery of  electrified truck models, Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) and Portland General Electric (PGE) are teaming up on a first-of-its-kind, public charging station specially designed for medium and heavy-duty electric commercial trucks.

CASE Delivers Industry's First Electric Backhoe Loaders to Utilities in New York

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The construction industry’s first designed and commercially developed electric backhoe loaders — two CASE 580 EV backhoes from CASE Construction Equipment — have been delivered and are currently working with utility companies in New York State, USA. 

Keysight Launches Test Solution for Electric Vehicle Charging and Grid-Edge Applications

New Scienlab Regenerative AC Emulator enhances existing solution for testing EV and EVSE charging standards and interoperability
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SANTA ROSA, Calif., March 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS), a leading technology company that delivers advanced design and validation solutions to help accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world, has launched the SL1200A Series Scienlab Regenerative 3-Phase AC Emulator.

2020 is Banner Year for Low-carbon Technology at Cummins

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Despite a year dominated by the COVID-19 pandemic, Cummins expanded its low carbon alternative power portfolio and the prospects for a more sustainable tomorrow.

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