ACT News 2017

City of Los Angeles

Motiv and BYD for Battery Trash Trucks

June 13, 2017 in batteries, EVs, Fleet Order, refuse by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Motiv Adds Sacramento to Pioneering Chicago,
As BYD Reports Successful Wrap of Wayne Tests

The all-electric vehicle specialists Motiv Power Systems and BYD have reported progress with their development of fully battery-powered refuse trucks.

Greenlots for LAPD’s BMW i3 Fleet

June 8, 2016 in Electric Drive, EVs, EVSE, municipal fleet by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

‘Sky’ Network for Charging with Minimal Grid Impact,
Preparation Too for Larger, Heavier EV Fleet to Come

Greenlots will provide a network of more than 100 electric vehicle chargers as the Los Angeles Police Department fields an initial 100 all-battery BMW i3 vehicles.

Los Angeles Plans Largest EV Fleet

September 13, 2015 in Electric Drive, EVs, Fleet Order by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

City Agencies to Lease 160 Pure Battery Vehicles and 128 PHEVs

Los Angeles will soon have bragging rights to the most all-electric vehicles of any city in America, as Mayor Eric Garcetti pledged to lease 160 battery electric vehicles and 128 plug-in hybrids “to advance sustainability goals and save taxpayers money.”

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