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The Hubcap: July 2019

Rock Hill Unveils All-Electric Bus Fleet

When Rock Hill set out to launch its first full-scale bus system, it wanted to try something different. Well, all the rides on the MyRide system will be free and all seven buses in the fleet will be 100 percent electric. The really different part, though, is that no one’s ever started out this way before.

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Electrify America and ChargePoint will Let EV Owners Use One Account for Both Networks

There are a fair few EV charging networks out there, each with their own backend system, logins, apps and everything else. It can be frustrating to get hooked up to each one, so two EV charging networks seek to do something about that.

ChargePoint and Electrify America announced on Tuesday that the two companies...

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Cruisin’ Downtown Car and Bike Show

On June 15, 2019, the Palmetto Clean Fuels Coalition (PCF) joined several hundred vehicle enthusiasts from across the state of South Carolina for the Cruisin’ Downtown Car and Bike Show in downtown Florence. PCF is an initiative of the Office of Regulatory Staff-...

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Climate Mayors EV Purchasing Collaborative Announces More Than 140 Cities and Counties Have Committed to Purchasing Over 2,100 EVs by 2020

At the second-annual Climate Mayors Summit in Honolulu, Hawaii, 127 cities and 15 counties from across 38 states joined the Climate Mayors Electric Vehicle Purchasing Collaborative and committed to purchasing more than 2,100 electric vehicles by the end of 2020.

The Collaborative also announced plans to place a...

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With the Help of Regulators, Micromobility Will Be Poised for a Massive Surge in Adoption

The micromobility market is in flux. Rapid changes continue as entrepreneurs and enterprises in the space are finding the best way to make micromobility fit into the broader transportation ecosystem. Thrown into that mix is also the unavoidable spectre of regulation, as municipalities cope in various ways to stick-...

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Seventy-five Percent of Plug-in Vehicles Sold in the United States in 2018 Were Made in the United States

For every year except 2011, the United States has produced the majority of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) sold in the United States. In 2018, the United States produced 75%, Japan 9%, and Germany 5%, while the remaining eight countries listed produced a combined 11%. In 2011, 55% of the PEVs sold in the United States...

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