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July 29, 2020

The Moving Forward Act: 10 Ways House Infrastructure Proposal Can Increase Electric Vehicles, Clean Energy, & Resilient Transportation

On July 1, 2020, US House passed their infrastructure proposal, the Moving Forward Act (H.R. 2)*. Read more
June 23, 2020

Motiv expands electric chassis footprint

Reorders from current customers suggest battery-electric breakout, CEO says Read more
June 12, 2020

Aramark Hits 275,000 Electric Miles

Aramark, a safety, food, facilities, and uniform services provider, operates 31 Motiv-powered vehicles in California. The company announced that it has officially covered more than 275,000 emissions-free miles with the step vans. Read more
May 22, 2020

California Becomes Epicenter of Emerging Truck Technology

With its emissions mandates, tough labor laws, inspection requirements and extensive regulations, California has become both a difficult and expensive environment for trucking. Read more
May 7, 2020

Southern Illinois school district awaiting electric buses: ‘We’re really ready’

When students eventually return to the Triad school district in southwest Illinois, officials are hoping to have a cleaner option to get them there. The district has arranged for the purchase of three... Read more
May 6, 2020

Taking the Green Initiative

Some municipalities and private companies recognize eco-friendly planning, programs and products can add value and quality of life to residents and customers. In Stockton, one of the largest metropoli... Read more
May 1, 2020

Motiv Power Systems in Comstock’s Magazine

Motiv Power Systems, a sustainable technology company based in San Francisco that makes electric chassis, opened a facility in Stockton in February. Motiv partners with Ford, modifying trucks and shuttle and school buses with software and electronics to make them electric vehicles. Read more
April 21, 2020

The New Frontier for Medium-Duty EV Innovation

While the popularity of OEM passenger electric vehicles (EV) has skyrocketed in recent years, medium- and heavy-duty commercial electric vehicle (CEV) deployments are limited to pilots and small demon... Read more
April 16, 2020

The Future will be Quiet

U.S. cities can be very loud places. Between the sounds of car horns, sirens, truck traffic, and people yelling, background-noise levels can regularly reach 70 decibels—about as loud as the drone of... Read more
March 21, 2020

Electric trucks deliver engineering and production jobs to Detroit

The next electric vehicle you come in contact with may not be an exotic gull-winged Tesla X, sleek Mustang Mach-E or flashy 1,000-horsepower GMC Hummer. Odds are increasing it’ll be a boxy delivery ... Read more

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