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EV Tax Credit Spared by Congress

Congressional negotiators will spare a $7,500 federal tax credit that has supported sales of plug-in electric vehicles, which was put in place in 2008 and 2009 for plug-in and converted plug-in electric vehicles.

Leaders from Hawaii have signed a committment to transform Hawaii’s public and private ground transportation to 100% renewable fuel sources by 2045. Photo via City and County of Honolulu

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Hawaii Counties to Transition Fleets to Renewable Energy by 2035

Leaders from four counties in Hawaii have signed a commitment to transform ground transportation to 100% renewable fuel sources by 2045, beginning with the transition of all their fleet vehicles by 2035.

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Battery Breakthrough Could Triple EV Range

New research at the University of Waterloo in Canada could lead to the development of batteries with triple the range of current battery technology for electric vehicles.

Photo courtesy of Nissan.

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Nissan Begins 2018 Leaf Production

Production for the 2018 Nissan Leaf is underway at Nissan’s assembly plant in Tennessee for a nationwide release to start off the New Year.

Pictured: One of the sheriff's office vehicles equipped with Derive Efficiency. Photo courtesy of Dakota County

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Minn. County Increases Fuel Economy With Vehicle Software

In a pilot of vehicle calibration software, Dakota County, Minn., fleet vehicles saw an 8% average drop in fuel consumption.

Photo via Oregon State University/Flickr

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S.C. City Collects Cooking Oil to Power Fleet

Since launching in 2009, the City of Columbia, S.C.'s cooking oil recycling program has collected an average of 1,000 gallons of used oil per year, which is converted to biodiesel and used to power the city fleet.

Photo via NCDOTcommunications/ Flickr.

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New York Municipality Adds EVs, Charging Stations

The City of Yonkers, N.Y., recently completed $400,000 of clean energy projects, including the purchase of hybrid electric city vehicles and the construction of nine charging stations.

Photo courtesy of Envision

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Pittsburgh Expands EV Charging with Solar Stations

The City of Pittsburgh is expanding its electric vehicle (EV) charging options with the addition of five transportable solar-powered EV charging stations.

Photo courtesy of Ford

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Ford Launches Special Service Plug-In Hybrid Sedan

Ford has revealed its Special Service Plug-In Hybrid Sedan for law enforcement agencies, capable of driving up to 21 miles on electricity. The vehicle is designed for law enforcement personnel whose jobs don’t require a pursuit-rated vehicle.

Photo via Noya Fields/Flickr

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Overnight EV Charging Saves NYC $150K Annually

By enrolling in Con Edison’s SmartCharge New York Program, New York City expects to save up to $150,000 per year for charging its 1,030 electric vehicles overnight.

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