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June 17, 2024

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EPA Issues Final Standards on Heavy-duty Truck Emissions
An estimated 72 million Americans, often people of color or with low incomes, live near truck routes that expose them to pollution resulting in higher rates of respiratory and cardiovascular illnesses and premature death.
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NJ Ramps up EV Purchase, Charger Installation Programs
New programs will also offer special incentives to spur installation of EV chargers at New Jersey's tourist destinations and multiunit dwellings.
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EV Charging Efforts Ramp up on West Coast
California, Oregon and Washington have jointly applied for federal grant money to build a public charging network for electric trucks across the three states.
Ford
Washington Lawmakers Field Ideas on Shifting from Guzzlers to EVs
An engineering and consulting firm offered Washington state lawmakers on the Senate-House Joint Transportation Committee ideas on how to replace gas guzzlers with electric vehicles.
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Zero-emission Truck Sales Accelerating, Report Shows
In what’s being called “breakthrough growth,” more zero-emission trucks were deployed in the U.S. last year than in the previous five years combined.
Electric Power Research Institute
How Much Energy It Will Take to Electrify Trucking
Achieving net zero emissions from transportation by 2050 will require an additional 1,800 terawatt-hours per year, the Electric Power Research Institute said.
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CALSTART Brings Electric Vehicles to Hazy Capitol Hill
CALSTART brought commercial EVs to Capitol Hill for an event with members of Congress to highlight delivery-enabling advancements.
CARB
CARB Adopts Clean Fleets Rule Despite Broad Skepticism
California regulators approved a rule that will ban the sale of diesel trucks in the state starting in 2036, requiring all new trucks sold to be zero-emission.
EPA
EPA Releases Emissions Rules Aimed at Boosting EVs
EPA released proposed rules ramping up emissions requirements for cars and trucks, which are expected to drive electrification of the transportation sector.
NACFE
NACFE: Battery Electric and H2 Fuel Cells to Displace Diesel
The North American Council for Freight Efficiency has concluded that hydrogen will be a factor in long-distance heavy-duty trucking.

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