Roush Cleantech Reflects on NTEA Work Truck Show

Images and article courtesy of Roush Cleantech.

“This year’s NTEA Work Truck Show was nothing short of encouraging for the future of clean transportation, with the Green Truck Summit setting the stage for vital discussions on the future of the industry and the continued advancement of sustainable solutions.

A key takeaway from the event was the undeniable progress in electric vehicle (EV) technology. ...

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EPA Releases New Emissions Standards for Model Years 2027 and Later

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On March 20, 2024, EPA announced a final rule, Multi-Pollutant Emissions Standards for Model Years 2027 and Later Light-Duty and Medium-Duty Vehicles, that sets new, more protective standards to further reduce harmful air pollutant emissions from light-duty and medium-duty vehicles starting with model year 2027. The final rule builds upon EPA’s final standards for ...

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Alternative Fuel Vehicle Tax Credit Hub!

Visit the new AFDC Tax Credit Hub for resources to help navigate federal tax credits for EVs and EV charging. Consumers, fleet operators, dealerships, manufacturers, businesses, and tax-exempt entities can find information about:

  • Tax credit amounts
  • Requirements to claim the credits
  • Important dates
  • How to register with the IRS
  • Instructions to access the credits
  • Key links to IRS resources and
  • Up-to-date information released by ...
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Virginia School Districts Celebrate Clean School Buses

Virginia Clean Cities would like to congratulate two school districts in Virginia. These districts were awarded over $17.1 million from the Clean School Bus Grant Program!

Earlier this year, administrators and lawmakers in Virginia rejoiced over the awarding of these funds. Senator Mark Warner spoke to this occasion, saying, “I am thrilled to see Fairfax and Newport ...

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Electric Vehicle Sales Continue to Charge Ahead in Virginia in 2023

Electric vehicle sales in Virginia continued their rapid acceleration in Virginia in 2023. Registration data compiled by Atlas Public Policy and their AtlasEV Hub for Virginia in 2023 continues to show the growing interest and acceptance of electric vehicles throughout the Commonwealth. In 2023, Virginia had 97,563 battery electric (BEV) or plug-in electric hybrid vehicles (PHEVs) on the road. This is a a 49% increase from the 65,000 BEVs and PHEVs registered in Virginia in 2022.

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New EV Preparedness Program Launches in Virginia

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Harrisonburg, VA – Virginia Clean Cities (VCC) and the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) today announced the launch of Charging Smart, a new designation program that awards communities for electric vehicle (EV) readiness. Charging Smart is funded by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Vehicle Technologies Office (VTO). The program provides personalized, no-cost technical assistance to help municipalities set and achieve policies ...

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Grants for Low or No Emission Bus Programs Now Open

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Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO): Project Proposals for the Low or No Emission Grant Program and Grants for Buses and Bus Facilities Competitive Program. The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has announced the opportunity to apply for $1,103,963,762 in competitive grants. 

The available programs are as follows:

5339(c) Low or No Emission Grant Program: This program aims to ...

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The $3 Billion Clean Ports Program: Two Funding Opportunities Now Open! 

On February 28th, the US EPA announced the Clean Ports Program grant opportunity. Two Notices of Funding Opportunities (NOFOs) are open until the application window closes on May 28th at 11:59 PM (ET). $3 billion in funding is available from the Inflation Reduction Act to fund zero-emission port equipment and infrastructure, as well as climate and air quality planning at U.S. ports. 

The Zero-Emission Technology Deployment Competition will ...

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