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To Help Fleet Customers Make the Switch to Electric Vehicles, PG&E Introduces EV Fleet Savings Calculator

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 7:00pm

PG&Es new EV Fleet Savings Calculator allows business customers and public agencies with medium- to heavy-duty fleet vehicles to explore EV investment estimates based on their own fleet sizes, infrastructure, budget and other factors.

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  • PG&Es new EV Fleet Savings Calculator allows business customers and public agencies with medium- to heavy-duty fleet vehicles to explore EV investment estimates based on their own fleet sizes, infrastructure, budget and other factors.
  • In addition to the new EV Fleet Savings Calculator, PG&E offers business and public agency customers innovative rate options as well as its EV charging infrastructure program for fleets.
  • PG&Es new EV Fleet Savings Calculator, using calculations based on PG&Es new Business EV Rate , allows business and public agency customers to evaluate their fleet plans by analyzing how much they can save by switching to EVs.
  • On the Business EV Rate, customers pay for the electricity used by the EV chargers and the monthly subscription charge.

Wrightspeed Expands Leadership Team; Appoints Alan Dowdell as Vice President of Business Development

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 5:00pm

Wrightspeed , a leading manufacturer of range-extended electric powertrains for heavy local transport, today announced the appointment of Alan Dowdell as vice president of business development.

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  • Wrightspeed , a leading manufacturer of range-extended electric powertrains for heavy local transport, today announced the appointment of Alan Dowdell as vice president of business development.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201202005364/en/
    Wrightspeed Appoints Alan Dowdell as Vice President of Business Development (Photo: Business Wire)
    Alan Dowdell shares our vision for cleaner, more efficient urban transportation, said Kevin Landis, chairman, Wrightspeed.
  • Alan Dowdell is an EV expert with more than 24 years of technology-focused international business development and general management experience.
  • In my career, Ive worked to help build an infrastructure to power the future of electric transportation, said Alan Dowdell, VP of business development, Wrightspeed.

Pickering Energy Partners and Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Industry Veteran, Glen Stancil, Announce Partnership

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 2:57pm

Pickering Energy Partners (PEP), a Houston-based energy financial services firm, today announced a new partnership providing support for electrification of public and private vehicle fleets.

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  • Pickering Energy Partners (PEP), a Houston-based energy financial services firm, today announced a new partnership providing support for electrification of public and private vehicle fleets.
  • Previously, Mr. Stancil was Co-founder and COO of EVgo and began his career at Reliant Energy and McKinsey & Company.
  • At Pickering Energy Partners, were always looking for ways to help our clients attack the future of the energy industry, said Dan Pickering, Chief Investment Officer of Pickering Energy Partners.
  • About Pickering Energy Partners The original Pickering Energy Partners (PEP) was founded in early 2004 by Dan Pickering as an institutional energy research firm before subsequently partnering with Bobby Tudor and Maynard Holt in 2007 to become Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Company.

 Uber, Rivian, JetBlue, Cabify, and Boom Supersonic Sign The Climate Pledge

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 2:00pm

We are thrilled to join The Climate Pledge and to ensure that speed and sustainability are compatible with one another.

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  • We are thrilled to join The Climate Pledge and to ensure that speed and sustainability are compatible with one another.
  • Were pleased to join The Climate Pledge to continue to be transparent about our sustainability journey.
  • JetBlue is the first airline to join The Climate Pledge, and this reaffirms the companys commitment to taking measurable steps towards reducing its climate impact.
  • We invite every company in the world to join The Climate Pledge and take action to reduce their environmental impact.

Faraday Future Partners With MIVOLT (M&I Materials) to Announce a Unique Fully Submerged Battery Cooling System

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 2:30pm

Faraday Future (FF), a California-based global shared intelligent mobility ecosystem company, today announced that it is partnering with MIVOLT on a fully submerged battery cooling system for the FF 91 luxury EV.

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  • Faraday Future (FF), a California-based global shared intelligent mobility ecosystem company, today announced that it is partnering with MIVOLT on a fully submerged battery cooling system for the FF 91 luxury EV.
  • MIVOLT will provide FF with advanced dielectric coolant materials that will support FFs existing patented liquid cell submerged onboard cooling system, which includes a self-contained and fail-safe architecture battery pack design.
  • FF and MIVOLT recently collaborated on Going Further, a live, joint webcast that took an in-depth look at EV battery technology using submerged cooling.
  • After a wide-ranging evaluation, the FF team came up with a unique solution: a fully submerged system.

Arcimoto and Agero Launch Nationwide Roadside Assistance Program for All Arcimoto Vehicles

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 2:01pm

Arcimoto, Inc. (NASDAQ: FUV), makers of affordable, practical, and joyful pure electric vehicles for everyday commuters and fleets, today announced that it has launched nationwide roadside assistance for every Arcimoto vehicle through Agero, the leading driver assistance services partner for automotive manufacturers and insurance carriers in North America.

Key Points: 
  • Arcimoto, Inc. (NASDAQ: FUV), makers of affordable, practical, and joyful pure electric vehicles for everyday commuters and fleets, today announced that it has launched nationwide roadside assistance for every Arcimoto vehicle through Agero, the leading driver assistance services partner for automotive manufacturers and insurance carriers in North America.
  • Ageros nationwide roadside assistance will be available to owners of all Arcimoto vehicles including the FUV, Deliverator, Rapid Responder, Cameo, and Roadster while the vehicles are under warranty.
  • We are thrilled to team up with Agero to offer nationwide roadside assistance for all of our vehicles.
  • Arcimoto (NASDAQ: FUV) develops and manufactures ultra-efficient and affordable electric vehicles to help the world shift to a sustainable transportation system.

South America Predictive Vehicle Technology Market Forecast to 2027 by Hardware, Vehicle Type & Application - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 1:02pm

The "South America Predictive Vehicle Technology Market Forecast to 2027 - COVID-19 Impact and Regional Analysis By Hardware (ADAS, Telematics, and OBD), Vehicle Type (Commercial Vehicle and Passenger Car), and Application (Proactive Alerts and Safety and Security)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "South America Predictive Vehicle Technology Market Forecast to 2027 - COVID-19 Impact and Regional Analysis By Hardware (ADAS, Telematics, and OBD), Vehicle Type (Commercial Vehicle and Passenger Car), and Application (Proactive Alerts and Safety and Security)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • Concepts such as predictive maintenance, predictive collision avoidance, automotive marketing, and data management of connected cars bolster the growth of the predictive vehicle technology market.
  • The rising application of data management in connected cars also positively influences the demand for predictive vehicle technology.
  • Due to better safety provided to the drivers, drives the SAM predictive vehicle technology market.

Groundbreaking Nitro Rallycross Launches New Era With Global Expansion and Cutting-Edge Electric Series

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 12:33pm

Organizers have announced a new standalone series to launch in 2021, leading to an integrated global championship beginning in 2022, with a revolutionary new electric series also debuting in 2022.

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  • Organizers have announced a new standalone series to launch in 2021, leading to an integrated global championship beginning in 2022, with a revolutionary new electric series also debuting in 2022.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    Since day one, I have truly believed that Nitro Rallycross has the potential to be the most exciting motorsports series on the planet.
  • We are excited to expand to five races in 2021 and then launch our full electric series globally in 2022.
  • Nitro Rallycross global expansion is the latest initiative from Thrill One Sports and Entertainment, parent company of Nitro Circus, Street League Skateboarding and Superjacket Productions.

Metro Transit in St. Louis and New Flyer Partner with The Mobility House to Launch Largest Electric Bus Fleet in U.S.

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 12:00pm

The Mobility House has delivered its comprehensive smart charging solution to the largest U.S. battery-electric bus fleet charging project for Metro Transit in the St. Louis region.

Key Points: 
  • The Mobility House has delivered its comprehensive smart charging solution to the largest U.S. battery-electric bus fleet charging project for Metro Transit in the St. Louis region.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201202005384/en/
    The Mobility House, with New Flyer, has delivered its comprehensive smart charging solution to the largest U.S. battery-electric bus fleet charging project for Metro Transit in the St. Louis region (4.35MW).
  • The Metro Transit project joins the hundreds of other electric fleet projects for The Mobility House, such as the Avinor Oslo airport fleet and Connexxion Schiphol airport fleet in Amsterdam with 100 electric buses.
  • To learn more about The Mobility House charging and energy management solutions or the Metro Transit project in the St. Louis region, visit mobilityhouse.com .

Transphorm’s SuperGaN Gen V FET Delivers World’s Lowest Packaged On-resistance, Targeting Electric Vehicle Applications

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 11:00am

The TP65H015G5WS , Transphorms new Gen V device, targets the Electric Vehicle (EV) market and provides industry-leading performance enhancements, ease of designability, and optimized cost structure that is inherent to the SuperGaN device family.

Key Points: 
  • The TP65H015G5WS , Transphorms new Gen V device, targets the Electric Vehicle (EV) market and provides industry-leading performance enhancements, ease of designability, and optimized cost structure that is inherent to the SuperGaN device family.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201202005276/en/
    Lowest Rds(on) SuperGaN FET in a TO-247 package from Transphorm poised for growth in EV market.
  • We continue to innovate Transphorms SuperGaN FET technology, now offering the worlds lowest on-resistance in a standard TO-247-3 package in the market, targeted for electric vehicles and other higher power conversion applications.
  • Transphorm has begun sampling the SuperGaN Gen V FET, a 15 m 650 V device, which is unavailable with todays single chip e-mode GaN technology due to its gate sensitivity.