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Magirus Presents World’s First Gas-Powered Fire Engine

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October 21, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Magirus has unveiled the world’s first CNG-powered (compressed natural gas) fire-fighting vehicle, the Compact class (H)LF 10. This ground breaking fire engine is the latest addition to the Brand’s “Innovative Drive Line” series which sees the development and application of alternative drive technology to the Magirus range of fire-fighting vehicles.

The Mandate for Companies Looking to Electrify Fleets: Start Planning Now

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By Paul Stith and Randal Kaufman

As concerns about climate change stoke pressures on companies to make their fleets cleaner and greener, ground shipping giant UPS believes it has delivered. The company has more than 1,000 electric and hybrid electric vehicles – 50 of them electric-powered delivery trucks brought on just last year in the U.S. More are on the way.

Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Honored As One of Best Electric Vehicles of 2019 by Autotrader

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  • Autotrader’s first-ever list of 12 Best Electric Vehicles recognizes the Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid — the first and only electrified minivan
  • The honor is just the latest of more than 120 accolades for the Chrysler Pacifica, the most awarded minivan over the last three years
  • The Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid delivers 82 miles per gallon equivalent (MPGe), an all-electric range of 32 miles and a total range of more than 500 miles
  • The Pacifica Hybrid is among the top five best-selling plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) in the industry
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  • Autotrader’s first-ever list of 12 Best Electric Vehicles recognizes the Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid — the first and only electrified minivan
  • The honor is just the latest of more than 120 accolades for the Chrysler Pacifica, the most awarded minivan over the last three years
  • The Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid delivers 82 miles per gallon equivalent (MPGe), an all-electric range of 32 miles and a total range of more than 500 miles
  • The Pacifica Hybrid is among the top five best-selling plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) in the industry

Transit Bus Charging in Asheville Gets $200,000 Boost From Duke Energy

Summary: 
  • Grant will help North Carolina city electrify transit bus fleet

  • Another example of Duke Energy’s support for electric charging

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  • Grant will help North Carolina city electrify transit bus fleet

  • Another example of Duke Energy’s support for electric charging

This Utility Company Is Making a Clean Energy Promise

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National Grid is at the forefront of the clean energy transition. We’re interconnecting more rooftop solar and energy storage, helping to create electric vehicle charging infrastructure, and investing to turn organic waste into renewable energy.

GM Earns EPA Green Power Leadership Honors Reinforcing Vision for Zero Emissions Future

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DETROIT, Sept. 5, 2019 /3BL Media/— General Motors announced today that it has received a 2019 Green Power Leadership Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The awards recognize companies for their commitment and contribution to helping advance the development of the nation’s voluntary green power market. EPA presented GM with the award for Direct Project Engagement at the 2019 Renewable Energy Markets Conference in San Diego, California.

2020 Chevrolet Bolt EV to Offer 259 Miles of Range

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DETROIT, August 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The game-changing Chevrolet Bolt EV will now take customers even farther. Starting with model year 2020, the Bolt EV will offer a remarkable EPA-estimated 259 miles of range on a full charge[1], a 21-mile increase over previous model years. The Chevrolet Bolt EV’s winning combination of long range and affordability continues to attract new customers to the electric vehicle segment, and the 2020 Bolt EV will allow them to travel farther between charging sessions.

Adoption of Zero Emission Vehicle Program Will Drive Colorado’s Transition to a Clean Transportation Future

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August 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ Influential investors and companies commend the Colorado Air Quality Control Commission today on their decision to adopt the Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) program and increase the number of electric vehicles (EVs) on Colorado’s roads. 

GM Partners With Qmerit to Create a More Accessible At-Home Charging Solution

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General Motors recently announced a partnership with Qmerit, which will enable electric vehicle owners to more easily find and obtain quotes from pre-approved EV charging station installers. The partnership will give Chevrolet EV owners a seamless way to find electricians to install the charging equipment, making charging their EV an easy part of their daily routine.

Black & Veatch: Electric Industry Must Adapt, Embrace the Concept of ‘New Energy’

Strategic Directions Report reinforces the need for the industry to evolve
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., August 13, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Electric utilities are navigating one of the industry’s most dynamic times across diverse geographies and stakeholders, presented with a mix of opportunities as they work to meet changing customer demands along with the need to deliver reliable, resilient power, Black & Veatch’s new 2019 Strategic Directions: Electric Report finds.

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