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New York City chooses three hardware vendors for curbside charging pilot

New York City has launched a pilot to demonstrate how access to charging could be improved for the 50% of residents that park their cars on-street. London authorities have been exploring innovative solutions to the same problem for a couple of years now, so it’s not surprising that two of the vendors New York chose… Read more »

Wolfspeed opens silicon carbide semiconductor fab facility in New York

Silicon carbide and gallium nitride technology company Wolfspeed has opened a silicon carbide semiconductor wafer fabrication facility in Marcy, New York. Wolfspeed calls the automated facility “the world’s first and largest 200 mm silicon carbide fab, providing uncompromised wafer quality and higher yield.” In April, the facility produced its first batch of silicon carbide semiconductor… Read more »

EV Charge Solutions opens new manufacturing facility in Chili, New York

EV Charge Solutions, a division of Moser Services Group, has opened its second location, a new manufacturing facility at the Genesee Valley Regional Market Complex in Chili, New York. The company produces EV charging equipment for several major EVSE manufacturers, as well as its own PowerCharge brand. The newly constructed 10,000-square-foot facility provides four times… Read more »

New York’s MTA orders 60 more battery-electric buses from New Flyer

The New York City Transit Authority has ordered 60 Xcelsior CHARGE NG forty-foot heavy-duty electric transit buses from New Flyer of America (a subsidiary of the NFI Group). The order is supported by Federal Transit Administration funds. NYCT is already operating 15 New Flyer e-buses previously delivered to by. The NYCT and the MTA Bus… Read more »

New York City orders hundreds of Tesla Model 3s for municipal fleet

In October, New York City announced a new investment of $75 million in electric vehicles and charging infrastructure, as part of a plan to transition its entire vehicle fleet to EVs. The current phase of the plan includes purchasing 300 EVs to replace fossil fuel-powered models. Now Tesmanian reports that this will include hundreds of… Read more »

Buffalo, New York to order up to 150 New Flyer electric buses

The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority of Buffalo, New York (NFTA-Metro) has issued a five-year contract to NFI subsidiary New Flyer of America, which includes a firm order for 10 Xcelsior CHARGE heavy-duty electric transit buses, along with an option to purchase up to 140 more. NFTA-Metro provides bus and rail transportation services in Erie and… Read more »

New York Governor Hochul signs law phasing out ICE vehicles in 2035

New York Governor Kathy Hochul has signed into law a bill that will ban the sale of new gas-powered cars and trucks in the state by 2035. The bill (S.2758/A.4302) was introduced last October, and passed the legislature in April. It establishes a goal to make all sales or leases of new passenger cars and… Read more »

New York City DOT to install 120 curbside Level 2 chargers

New York City plans to install its first curbside charging stations by this October. According to The Wall Street Journal, the city’s Department of Transportation will install 100 Level 2 charging ports for public use and 20 for the city’s vehicle fleet. Public charging will reportedly cost $2.50 per hour during the day and $1… Read more »

Five new DC fast charging hubs planned for convenience stores in central New York state

The Mirabito convenience store chain plans to install DC fast charging hubs at five locations in central New York. The five hubs, which are to go into service by this fall, will offer a total of 19 chargers. The project is part of the New York Power Authority’s EVolve NY charging network, which will be… Read more »