2020 Clean Cities Events
Sacramento Clean Fuel Technology Workshop
10/6 - Training for Natural Gas Vehicle Technicians
Sacramento Clean Cities News
Zero-Emission Freight and Marine Projects Funding
The California Volkswagen Mitigation Trust Fund has announced $35M for Zero-Emission Freight and Marine Projects. Applications will be accepted until August 31, projects will be awarded on a competitive basis and projects benefiting low-income communities may be prioritized.
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CARB Passes Advanced Clean Truck Regulation
The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has passed the Advanced Clean Truck (ACT) regulation requiring truck manufacturers to transition from diesel trucks and vans to electric zero-emission trucks beginning in 2024. By 2045, every new truck sold in California will be zero-emission.
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Air Quality Budget
More California news: The 2020/2021 budget will include funding for a couple of significant air quality programs.
  • Smog Check for heavy-duty vehicles (SB 210): Read more Here
  • Funding for air quality programs in disadvantaged communities (AB 617)
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Sacramento Clean Cities Sponsors Make The News
100 Best Fleets 2020 Nominations
100 Best Fleets , a Sacramento Clean Cities Coalition partner, has opened 2020 nominations. Applications are being accepted until July 27, and will be announced on August 25. Be recognized for your alt fuel & EV introduction, green fleet planning, professional development and more.
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Motiv Delivers Electric Box Trucks to Community Resource Project
Motiv Power Systems, a Sacramento Clean Cities Coalition sponsor, has delivered nine battery-electric box trucks to the Community Resource Project using funding from the Sacramento Air District, the California Air Resources Board and the Sacramento Municipal Utility District. The trucks will be used to provide home energy audits, weatherization and HVAC services to low-income residents. 
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A1 Fuel Systems Pickup Trucks
The gaseous fuel prep pickup trucks noted in our 6/23/20 newsletter at A-1 Fuel Systems are available for CNG and XL Hybrid upfit. They are not available for propane upfit.
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Alternative Fuel Insight
DC Fast Charging Systems
There are three DC Fast Charging (DCFC) systems in place in the US: Tesla’s proprietary system, CCS, the system developed to meet SAE standards in the US, and CHAdeMO. CCS allows AC/DC charging (i.e. Level 2 and DCFC) through the same port, while vehicles equipped with CHAdeMO have a separate port for AC charging. 
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Nevada Considers Adopting California Vehicle Emissions Standards
Nevada’s governor has announced that he will back an effort to have the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection adopt the California vehicle emission standards, including more rigorous OEM emission levels and a ZEV requirement. 
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Lordstown Motors Answers Questions About BEV Pickup
Lordstown Motors’ CEO, Steve Burns, answers questions about the “Endurance” BEV pickup truck, covering battery configuration, motors, planed range, configuration and features and more.
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Survey Ranks Tesla Last In Initial Quality
Tesla ranked lowest of 32 car makers in a recent J.D. Powers survey of new car buyers’ first 90 days of ownership. However, most of the Tesla complaints related to external fit and finish items whereas most of the other manufacturers’ complaints related to infotainment and internal controls. 
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VW Transports Car Volumes On LNG Vessel
Volkswagen has contracted with Siem Car Carriers to transport 7,500 cars from Germany to North America on a natural gas powered ocean going vessel, the Siem Confucius. Siem will be launching a second ocean going vessel, the Siem Aristotle later this year. 
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Amendment To Include Funding For Natural Gas and Propane Infrastructure
The Transportation & Infrastructure Committee in the US House of Representatives has passed amendments to include natural gas and propane infrastructure funding in the Surface Transportation Reauthorization bill.
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Refineries Report
For the week ending 6/19/20, refineries in California produced 250,950 gallons of gasoline and 73,038 gallons of diesel. This represents DECREASE in gasoline production of 8%, and a 2% DECREASE in diesel production from last week. 
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