Alternative Vehicles

J.B. Hunt Discloses 2019 Sustainability Metrics and Provides Road Map for Progress in New Report

Friday, August 7, 2020 - 3:00pm

Additionally, this report provides preliminary targets for improvement and a road map for advancing the companys efforts over the next 15 years.

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  • Additionally, this report provides preliminary targets for improvement and a road map for advancing the companys efforts over the next 15 years.
  • The report, a first of its kind for the company, includes sustainability data for greenhouse gas emissions, air quality, driver working conditions, and accident and safety management for 2019.
  • J.B. Hunt is one of the first companies to provide sustainability disclosures applying SASBs Road Transportation industry sector standards.
  • J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc., an S&P 500 company, provides innovative supply chain solutions for a variety of customers throughout North America.

Helbiz Expands its Innovative Fleet of Micro-Mobility Vehicles with the Addition of Electric Mopeds

Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 3:00pm

The strategic acquisition will expand Helbiz's innovative fleet of electric vehicles, which already includes electric scooters and electric bicycles and represents the companys continued commitment to providing the most innovative transportation solutions on the market.

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  • The strategic acquisition will expand Helbiz's innovative fleet of electric vehicles, which already includes electric scooters and electric bicycles and represents the companys continued commitment to providing the most innovative transportation solutions on the market.
  • Our riders will now be able to access our enhanced fleet of innovative vehicles, which accommodates a wide range of travel options from short trips to long distances.
  • Through this acquisition, Helbizs fleet in Italy will include 7,000 e-scooters, 3,000 e-bikes and 1,000 mopeds, serving over 1.2 million users with electric micro-mobility solutions.
  • Helbiz also plans to offer mopeds in all the markets it operates in including in the USA and across Europe.

Kandi America Announces Distribution Plans, Seeks Authorized Dealer Engagements

Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 2:35pm

At this time, our primary objective is to establish and maintain the best retail electric vehicle distribution network in the industry, said Brandon Ballard, Director of Business Development for Kandi America.

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  • At this time, our primary objective is to establish and maintain the best retail electric vehicle distribution network in the industry, said Brandon Ballard, Director of Business Development for Kandi America.
  • We have already fielded substantial interest from dealers and started to review their qualifications, said Johnny Tai, CEO of Kandi America.
  • SC Autosports, LLC is the U.S. subsidiary of Kandi Technologies Group, Inc. (NASDAQ GS:KNDI), doing business under the name Kandi America.
  • Headquartered in Garland, Texas, Kandi America is primarily engaged in the wholesale of off-road vehicle products and distribution of electric vehicles.

COVID-19 Impacts: Electric Car Rental Market Will Accelerate at a CAGR of Over 11% Through 2020-2024|Demand for Rental Cars to Boost Growth| Technavio

Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 9:00am

The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.

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  • The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.
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    What was the value of the electric car rental market in 2019?
  • Growing at a CAGR of over 11%, the market growth will accelerate in the forecast period of 2020-2024.
  • Electric Car Rental Market 2020-2024: Segmentation
    Electric Car Rental Market is segmented as below:

COVID-19 Impacts: Bioethanol Market Will Accelerate at a CAGR of Over 6% Through 2020-2024 | Demand for the Continuous Supply of Clean Fuel to Boost Growth | Technavio

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 7:15pm

The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.

Key Points: 
  • The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.
  • Growing at a CAGR of over 6%, the market growth will accelerate in the forecast period.
  • Demand for the continuous supply of clean fuel and the rising investments in the bioethanol sector are the key factors driving the market growth.
  • Demand for the continuous supply of clean fuel has been instrumental in driving the growth of the market.

Automotive CNG & LPG Kits Markets to 2025: Impact of COVID-19 on the Industry - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 4:35pm

The Global Automotive CNG & LPG Kits Market can be segmented based on vehicle type, demand category, fuel type and region.

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  • The Global Automotive CNG & LPG Kits Market can be segmented based on vehicle type, demand category, fuel type and region.
  • Based on vehicle type, the Global Automotive CNG & LPG Kits Market can be segmented into Passenger Car, LCV, M&HCV & 3W.
  • Moreover, increasing consumer preference for personal vehicle, better mileage, and comfortable riding experience, etc., are fueling the demand for passenger cars, globally, which is propelling the demand for passenger car automotive CNG & LPG kits in the Global Automotive CNG & LPG Kits Market.
  • Although due to outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic, the demand for automotive CNG & LPG kits in Asia Pacific automotive CNG & LPG kit market is expected to decline by over 30%, but the region would continue to account for the largest share in the Global Automotive CNG & LPG Kits Market, primarily due to higher population, higher vehicle sales and larger vehicle fleet.

Kandi America Unveils “Kandi Auto EVolution For All Giveaway,” Details for August 18 Virtual Launch Event

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 2:30pm

Kandi America , the U.S. subsidiary of Kandi Technologies Group, Inc. (NASDAQ GS: KNDI), an international automotive manufacturer, today announced details of a giveaway initiated in conjunction with its U.S. launch and Kandi.

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  • Kandi America , the U.S. subsidiary of Kandi Technologies Group, Inc. (NASDAQ GS: KNDI), an international automotive manufacturer, today announced details of a giveaway initiated in conjunction with its U.S. launch and Kandi.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200805005237/en/
    Kandi America Unveils Kandi Auto EVolution For All Giveaway, Details for August 18 Virtual Launch Event (Photo: Business Wire)
    Last week, Kandi announced its formal launch of the most affordable electric vehicles (EVs) on the U.S. market.
  • The auto manufacturer will host a virtual launch event at 10 a.m. CST on August 18 to introduce the countrys most affordable EVs and announce the winner of the K23.
  • SC Autosports, LLC is the U.S. subsidiary of Kandi Technologies Group, Inc. (NASDAQ GS:KNDI), doing business under the name Kandi America.

ChargePoint Secures Additional $127 Million in Funding

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 12:00pm

ChargePoint , the worlds leading electric vehicle (EV) charging network, today announced that it has closed $127 million in incremental equity financing.

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  • ChargePoint , the worlds leading electric vehicle (EV) charging network, today announced that it has closed $127 million in incremental equity financing.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200805005374/en/
    ChargePoint announces $127 million in incremental equity financing to accelerate the expansion of ChargePoints global commercial and fleet businesses.
  • The additional $127 million in funding provides capital to expand our investment as the market grows, underscoring investor confidence in the unprecedented potential of electric mobility as well as ChargePoints leadership across continents.
  • ChargePoint will use the latest funding to expand its commercial and fleet portfolio in North America and Europe and continue to scale policy, marketing and sales efforts.

HiQ Social App by HiRide Achieves Over One Million Downloads Worldwide

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 12:00pm

This approach has proved to perform exceptionally well on the global scale as HiQ reached over 1,000,000 downloads, with the latest viral spike of 500,000 downloads happening within the last week.

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  • This approach has proved to perform exceptionally well on the global scale as HiQ reached over 1,000,000 downloads, with the latest viral spike of 500,000 downloads happening within the last week.
  • The HiQ team confirms that following the one million benchmark on August 1, 2020, the number of downloads continues to maintain the upward hockey stick trajectory.
  • One million downloads of the HiQ app constitutes an important milestone for Facedrive, marking a new step towards cross-platform adoption of its services and eventually successful monetization.
  • HiQ is a socialization and gaming mobile application that encourages users to stay connected and engaged while social distancing.

Cummins Adds to Its Fuel Cell Leadership, Receives Two US Department of Energy Awards for Hydrogen Fuel Cell Powertrains

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 1:00pm

The awards are for Cummins continued work on enhancing economic viability of fuel cell powertrain solutions for heavy-duty applications including on-highway tractor-trailers and buses.

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  • The awards are for Cummins continued work on enhancing economic viability of fuel cell powertrain solutions for heavy-duty applications including on-highway tractor-trailers and buses.
  • Cummins is a global leader in fuel cell applications with more than 2,000 fuel cells and 600 electrolyzers already put into use and is making continued efforts to deepen its capabilities and bring more hydrogen and fuel cell power solutions to markets.
  • Programs like 'H2@Scale' are essential to gain the scale and investment needed that will lead to faster adoption of hydrogen fuel cell technologies, said Amy Davis, President New Power, Cummins Inc.
  • Cummins New Power segment, which combines the companys investments in electrified powertrains, fuel cells and hydrogen production technology, completed its first full year in 2019.