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Industry and Businesses Call for EPA to Grant Waivers to California and Other States

More than two dozen companies and business groups today sent a letter calling upon the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to allow California and other states to set ambitious rules that will grow the market for clean medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, as well as the industries needed to support them.

Industry and Businesses Call for EPA to Grant Waivers to California and Other States2022-08-03T14:36:26-07:00

Global MOU on ZE-MHDVs – Thematic Deep Dive Series #2: Infrastructure

Under the Global Memorandum of Understanding (Global MOU) on Zero-Emission Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicles (ZE-MHDV), leading nations are now working collaboratively to enable 100% zero-emission new truck and bus sales by 2040 with an interim goal of 30% zero-emission vehicle sales by 2030. MOU organizers and facilitators the Netherlands and CALSTART’s Drive to ZeroTM are hosting a series of invitation-only discussions with MOU nations. The goal is to share data and connect countries with leading technology and business experts who can support the signatories in advancing their ZE-MHDV ambitions.

Global MOU on ZE-MHDVs – Thematic Deep Dive Series #2: Infrastructure2022-07-18T13:34:48-07:00

Global MOU on ZE-MHDVs – Thematic Deep Dive Series #1: Technology Readiness and Economics

Under the Global Memorandum of Understanding on Zero-Emission Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicles (Global MOU), leading nations are now working collaboratively to enable 100% zero-emission new truck and bus sales by 2040 with an interim goal of 30% zero-emission vehicle sales by 2030.

Global MOU on ZE-MHDVs – Thematic Deep Dive Series #1: Technology Readiness and Economics2022-07-18T13:32:04-07:00

Achieving Zero Emissions in Construction and Agricultural Equipment

We are at a pivotal moment in our nation’s history where smart and timely actions are required to combat the threat of climate change. Transitioning vehicles from fossil fuels to zero-emission technology is critical to mitigate the effects of the climate crisis and reduce the impact on public health, especially in communities disproportionately overburdened by transportation emissions.

Achieving Zero Emissions in Construction and Agricultural Equipment2022-07-14T06:39:37-07:00

Top Ten Considerations to Effectively Implement Commercial ZEV Infrastructure Improvements Under NEVI

We are at a pivotal moment in our nation’s history where smart and timely actions are required to combat the threat of climate change. Transitioning vehicles from fossil fuels to zero-emission technology is critical to mitigate the effects of the climate crisis and reduce the impact on public health, especially in communities disproportionately overburdened by transportation emissions.

Top Ten Considerations to Effectively Implement Commercial ZEV Infrastructure Improvements Under NEVI2022-07-14T05:53:19-07:00

Supreme Court Decision Is a Blow to Fighting Climate Change; CALSTART and Its Members Continue to Push for Transition to Zero Emissions

The Supreme Court issued a decision today that curbed the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ability to regulate climate change, limiting how the agency can regulate power plant emissions.

Supreme Court Decision Is a Blow to Fighting Climate Change; CALSTART and Its Members Continue to Push for Transition to Zero Emissions2022-06-30T10:17:11-07:00

$16M for Commercial Zero-Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Awarded in Seconds | June 24, 2022

Demonstrating the high demand for charging infrastructure among electric-vehicle fleet owners, Energy Infrastructure Incentives for Zero-Emission Commercial Vehicles (EnergIIZE) Electric Vehicle (EV) Fast Track’s funding allocation of $16.24M was fully subscribed within seconds of opening.

$16M for Commercial Zero-Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Awarded in Seconds | June 24, 20222022-06-24T08:57:02-07:00