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San Joaquin Valley Unified Air Pollution Control District

More Proterra Buses for California Valley

July 21, 2015 in Electric Drive, EVs, Fleet Order by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

San Joaquin RTD Is a Repeat Customer, Quadrupling Its Battery Fleet

Proterra has disclosed new orders in California for its 40-foot, 100% battery electric Catalyst transit buses. Funding from the San Joaquin Valley Unified Air Pollution Control District is part of “a concerted effort,” Proterra says, “to enable the proliferation of clean-air fleets, significantly reduce emissions and improve ambient air quality and public health.”

TransPower Tractor for Ikea in Tejon

April 15, 2013 in Electric Drive, EVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

$500,000 Demonstration Project Funded by Valley Air District

Poway, Calif.-based Transportation Power, Inc. says it will demonstrate onboard inverter-charger units “that simplify and accelerate battery charging” in all-electric yard tractors. TransPower’s 100% electric vehicle will replace diesel rigs currently used by Ikea at its distribution center in Tejon, Calif.

Hydraulic Hybrids for Manteca, Calif.

July 17, 2012 in Fleet Order, Hydraulic Hybrid by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

City Is Fielding Two Parker RunWise Autocar E3 Trucks

The City of Manteca, Calif. is to take delivery this year of two new Autocar E3 refuse trucks with RunWise hydraulic hybrid drivetrains from Parker Hannifin.

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