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New York City

NYC Fleet’s 500 EVs, ePrix Signed for 2017

September 22, 2016 in Electric Drive, event, EVs, milestones by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Mayor Vows to Grow to ‘Nearly 1,000 by the End of 2017’
As All Non-Emergency Sedan Orders Are to Be for EVs,
Brooklyn Will Host Two Fia Formula E Races in 2017 Too

New York City is racing ahead with its NYC Clean Fleet, “a comprehensive plan to create the largest electric vehicle fleet of any U.S. city.” The City is announcing this week that it now operates more than 500 EVs, and that all of its non-emergency sedan orders in fiscal year 2017 will be electric.

New York City Wants Largest U.S. EV Fleet

December 1, 2015 in Alternative Fuels, Biofuels, CNG, Electric Drive, EVSE, Hybrids by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Goal to Reduce the City’s Municipal Vehicle Emissions 2025:
‘Cities Are Setting the Pace on Climate Action,’ Says de Blasio
Plan Includes Replacing 2,000 Fossil Fuel Sedans with PHEVs

Noting that the United Nations Conference on Climate Change is underway in Paris, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today the launch of NYC Clean Fleet: a comprehensive plan to create the largest electric vehicle fleet of any U.S. city, cut municipal vehicle emissions in half by 2025 – and 80% by 2035 – “and serve as a model for the private sector and other 21st century cities in fighting climate change.”

New York City Mandates Biodiesel

September 9, 2013 in Biodiesel by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

NBB is Stoked as City Law Is Enacted: B20 by 2016

New York City, a longtime user of biodiesel, has enacted legislation mandating its, use, setting a phased schedule for use of B5 and then B20, with the possibility of making the requirement effective year-round.

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