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Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Daimler Trucks North America announced on Tuesday that its battery-electric eCascadia and eM2 trucks are now available for preorder. The company claims that both trucks will be the longest-range commercial electric vehicles on sale in the US. The trucks are set to enter production in late 2022, so there's still a bit of a wait before we start seeing them on our roads.

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Tuesday, April 6, 2021

DETROIT – Shares of General Motors confirmed plans Tuesday to produce an all-electric Chevrolet Silverado pickup at a new flagship assembly plant for EVs that’s under construction in Detroit.

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Thursday, April 1, 2021

MILAN (Reuters) - Stellantis is looking at nearly tripling its global sales of electric vehicles this year, the head of holding company Exor, the carmaker’s main shareholder, said on Thursday.

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Thursday, April 1, 2021

On March 31, President Joe Biden unveiled what he called the American Jobs Plan in Pittsburgh. He proposed $174 billion “to win the EV market,” including point-of-sale rebates and tax incentives, and a national network of half a million EV chargers by 2030. The plan also includes replacing 50,000 diesel transit buses, and it establishes an EPA Clean Buses for Kids program, aimed at electrifying at least 20 percent of the yellow school bus fleet.

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Wednesday, March 31, 2021

President Biden is a muscle-car guy — one of his most prized possessions is a 1967 Corvette that he got from his father. But he’s trying to make this an electric vehicle world.

The $2 trillion infrastructure plan that he unveiled on Wednesday is aimed at tackling climate change in part by spending up to $174 billion to encourage Americans to switch to cars and trucks that run on electricity, not gasoline or diesel. That is a large investment but it might not be enough to push most Americans toward E.V.s.

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Wednesday, March 31, 2021

LONDON (Reuters) -Mercedes-Benz maker Daimler said on Wednesday it will accelerate its shift to electric cars as it builds on a strong start to 2021 despite a global semiconductor chip shortage, but gave no details of how fast its car line-up will go electric.

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Wednesday, March 31, 2021

The Pentagon is weighing a series of proposals to make the military more energy efficient, from mandating all-electric vehicles to weaning trucks, ships and aircraft off of fossil fuels, according to people familiar with the options.

The Biden administration has made clear from the beginning that combating climate change is a top priority — and the Pentagon, the world’s single largest energy consumer, has a key role to play. The military has a record of developing new policies intended to curb greenhouse gases, and a massive budget of roughly $700 billion annually to carry them out...Read More

Monday, March 29, 2021

The estimated annual fuel costs for model year (MY) 2021 all-electric light-duty vehicles are the lowest of all the available vehicle technologies, ranging from a low of $500 to a high of $850 per year. The annual fuel costs for plug-in hybrid-electric vehicles, which can fuel with gasoline and electricity, are the next lowest, and are heavily influenced by the vehicle’s electric range. Hybrid electric vehicles* generally use their technology for maximizing fuel economy. Some models use their hybrid systems to boost performance rather than to increase fuel economy so not all hybrid...Read More

Thursday, March 25, 2021

Japanese auto producer Toyota is aiming to accelerate development of commercial fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs), particularly small-size commercial trucks, with a capital tie-up with domestic truck manufacturer Isuzu.

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Thursday, March 25, 2021

A bipartisan group of senators has introduced legislation that would expand the existing tax credit for electric vehicle charging infrastructure.

The bill would broaden the existing Alternative Fuel Vehicle Refueling Property Investment Tax Credit (30C), which the sponsors wrote “isn’t adequate for encouraging greater private investments in clean vehicle refueling infrastructure like electric charging stations and hydrogen refueling stations.”

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