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DOE announces new collaboration with utilities and EV industry to develop V2X charging infrastructure

The DOE is overseeing a collaboration among utilities, national labs, state and local governments, automakers and other organizations that aims to advance the development of V2X technology. The Vehicle to Everything (V2X) Memorandum of Understanding will “bring together cutting-edge resources from DOE, utilities and private entities to evaluate technical and economic feasibility as we integrate… Read more »

Plug In America joins with National Automobile Dealers Association to train dealers to sell EVs

Auto dealerships have long been considered a roadblock for EV adoption, as salespeople lack the necessary expertise to inform customers about how EVs work. Advocacy group Plug In America has been working hard to change this. Now the group has announced a partnership with the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) and the Center for Sustainable… Read more »

ChargePoint and Gatik join to develop an “ecosystem” for autonomous electric trucks

Charging network operator ChargePoint (NYSE: CHPT) and logistics provider Gatik, which launched a driverless delivery service with Walmart in 2021, have announced a strategic partnership to develop an electric ecosystem for autonomous vehicles. According to the companies, customers of Gatik’s autonomous electric delivery fleet will have access to ChargePoint’s expertise in site design and interoperability… Read more »

USPS orders 50,000 new delivery vehicles, 10,019 of them electric

In the latest episode of the soap opera As The Postal Service Turns (a tawdry tale that has been covered extensively in this space), the US Postal Service has doubled the number of EVs it will include in its first order for Next Generation Delivery Vehicles (NGDVs). The initial $2.98-billion order with Oshkosh Defense is… Read more »

Tritium partners with Wise EV to roll out national US charging network

Charging station manufacturer Tritium (Nasdaq: DCFC) has formed a partnership with Wise EV, a subsidiary of renewable energy service provider Wise Power, to provide DC fast chargers for a new national EV charging network. The new network is expected to start with 25 locations at Florida gas stations. Florida is the number-two US state for… Read more »

Asian bus-builder Gemilang to deliver 140 electric school buses to California

Asian bus manufacturer Gemilang International plans to deliver 140 electric school buses to California customers in 2022. The order of 120 units of 12-meter school buses and 20 units of 7.5-meter school buses is the company’s largest single order for electric buses to date. Based in Johor, Malaysia, GML has manufactured bus bodies and assembled… Read more »

Fifty utilities form group to coordinate EV infrastructure efforts

More than 50 US electric utilities have formed a new group to coordinate their efforts to expand the nation’s EV charging infrastructure. The Edison Electric Institute, a utility trade group, announced the formation of the National Electric Highway Coalition, which includes 50 EEI members, as well as the Tennessee Valley Authority. The organization is “a… Read more »

White House releases details of EV charging infrastructure plan

The EV industry applauded the inclusion of a plan to fund charging infrastructure in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA)—now rechristened the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill (BIB)—that President Biden signed into law in November. However, until now we didn’t know exactly what we were cheering for. Now the administration has released an EV Charging Action… Read more »

Navistar’s new International eMV Series electric truck is in production and ready to order

Navistar’s new fully-electric International eMV Series truck has gone into production, and the company is now taking customer orders. The eMV is “ideal for any straight-rail application.” It is available in 217-, 236-, 254- and 272-inch wheelbase options. The eMV’s 210 kW battery pack is packaged between the frame rails, and provides a 135-mile range…. Read more »

Bipartisan infrastructure deal includes $15 billion in EV charging and electric bus funding

After weeks of back-and-forth on the infrastructure bill, President Joe Biden announced, “We have a deal,” standing with a group of Republicans and Democrats after a meeting in the Oval Office. “I think it’s really important we’ve all agreed that none of us got all that we wanted.” EV advocates certainly aren’t going to get… Read more »