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Oxford promises transit operators faster journeys as incentive to deploy 159 electric buses

The famous English university town of Oxford has officially launched a fleet of 159 new battery-powered buses. Some of the buses are already in service, and the city plans to convert all of its buses to zero-emission models. Operators Go-Ahead and Stagecoach put up about half of the £82.5-million cost to deploy the e-buses, and… Read more »

Ford and Resideo to conduct V2H energy management pilot

Ford and home automation company Resideo Technologies have announced a joint V2H simulation project called EV-Home Power Partnership.  The project involves pairing the bidirectional EV charging of Ford’s F-150 Lightning with a Resideo smart thermostat to explore the potential of the EV batteries to optimize home energy management, reduce customer electricity costs and relieve strain… Read more »

While others sign whiny letters to the president, Georgia’s largest Ford dealership installs EV chargers and solar panels

For auto dealerships, adding EVs to their offerings requires some effort—and some substantial cash outlay. Automakers including Ford and GM are giving their dealers a choice—make the necessary investments in training and charging infrastructure, or don’t sell EVs. Akins Ford in Winder, Georgia, the largest dealership by volume in the state (as reported by Georgia… Read more »

Ford Pro and XCel Energy partner to deploy 30,000 EV charging ports for fleets by 2030

Ford Pro, the commercial division of Ford, is collaborating with electric utility Xcel Energy to deploy 30,000 EV charging ports in Xcel service territories across the US by 2030. The companies’ 30×30 initiative is a part of Xcel Energy’s Electric Vehicle Supply Infrastructure (EVSI) program. As part of this effort, Xcel Energy will offset most… Read more »

Ford expands its BlueOval EV charging network

Ford is adding charging providers Francis Energy, Blink and Red E to its BlueOval Charge Network. The addition of more than 10,000 chargers from the three new providers will bring BlueOval’s total to 106,000, including 11,800 fast chargers. The company has also announced that it will provide EV drivers access via an adapter to an… Read more »

Scania and sennder establish JV to help fleets afford electric trucks

Truck OEM Scania has joined with digital road freight forwarder sennder Technologies to form a joint venture called JUNA, to advance electric truck adoption and promote electric solutions in road freight logistics across Europe. Berlin-based JUNA is introducing an innovative pay-per-use model for electric trucks. The upfront cost of an electric truck is far higher… Read more »

EcoPro BM, SK On and Ford are building a cathode plant in Québec

South Korea-headquartered battery makers EcoPro BM and SK On, along with Ford, plan to invest nearly $900 million in the construction of a cathode manufacturing facility in Bécancour, Québec. Production is slated to begin in the first half of 2026. EcoPro CAM Canada LP was established by EcoPro BM this year. It will produce up… Read more »

BMW, Ford and Honda to create new company to facilitate EV grid services

In September, BMW, Ford and Honda agreed to form an equally owned company named ChargeScape to create a platform connecting electric utilities, automakers and interested EV customers. It is expected to be operational early in 2024. ChargeScape is designed to increase the value EVs can provide to the electric grid and to enable EV customers… Read more »