Special Announcement
NorCal Fleet Academy and Expo
The NorCal Fleet Academy and Expo will be held October 6 & 7, 2021 in Sacramento.
Registration Now Open
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Professional Training for: Fleet Managers, Technicians, Spec Writers & Grant Writers. 
Displays of the latest in vehicles, equipment and fleet technologies. Interested in displaying at the Academy? Check our sponsor page here.
If your preferred class is full, let us know. We may be able to help.
Lightning Day
Lightning Day 9/9/21, Lightning Motors will have a Class 3/4 EV Delivery Truck and a Ford Transit electric van on display. Registration is required, Lunch is included: 
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Sacramento Regional Transit Airport Express Bus
Sacramento Regional Transit will relaunch their Airport Express Bus Service with a ribbon cutting ceremony on August 27. The Airport Express will operate with zero-emission electric buses.
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SWITCH Maritime ZEV Electric Ferry
SWITCH Maritime’s ZEV Electric Ferry has begun sea trials. The “Sea Change” is a zero-emission, hydrogen fuel cell powered, 70-foot electric passenger ferry that will operate on the San Francisco Bay. The “Sea Change” has a 360kW Cummins fuel cell system coupled with 246kg of on-board hydrogen storage and a 100kW lithium-ion battery pack, providing power to dual 300kW motors.
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New Updates, Regulations, and Requirements
Federal Infrastructure Bill
The Federal Infrastructure Bill, as passed by the Senate on August 10, will put $550B into transportation programs along with other infrastructure and environmental remediation projects. Line items include $7.5B for EVSE, $8B for hydrogen, $5B for low- and zero-emission school buses and $39B for public transit.
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CARB Advanced Clean Fleets Regulation Virtual Workshop
CARB will hold a virtual workshop on the updated cost assumptions for the Advance Clean Fleets (ACF) regulation on September 9 from 9am - 4pm. The ACF will mandate that fleets purchase increased percentages of zero emission vehicles between 2024 and 2040.
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Sacramento Clean Cities Sponsors Make The News
Hyzon Motors Hydrogen Productio
Hyzon Motors’ Hydrogen Production Partner Raven will build two facilities in the Bay Area to convert 200 tons per day of greenwaste & food waste to over 10 tons per day of renewable hydrogen, all with a negative carbon footprint. Hyzon will have their fuel cell truck on display at the NorCal Fleet Academy & Expo.
Read More about Raven and Hyzon Here
Read More about the NorCal Fleet Academy Here
A-Z Bus Sales Gen 5 Propane Engine
A-Z Bus Sales will have the latest Roush Clean Tech “Gen 5” Propane engine available in Blue Bird school buses. The “Gen 5” is built on the Ford 7.3L V8, and is certified to the 0.05 optional Low-NOx emission standard. When running on renewable propane, this bus has zero diesel toxic emissions, ultra-low smog-forming NOx emissions and very low GHG emissions.
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Ford eF150 Lightning Production Targets
Ford eF150 “Lightning” production targets have been doubled from 40,000 per year to 80,000 per year in 2024. Ford received 120,000 reservations for the “Lightning” in the 12 hours following the unveiling in May. The first “Lightning” models will have two range options, 230 and 300 miles, with a $40K starting price and a $90K price fully loaded. 
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Alternative Fuel Insight
GM Bolt Recall
The GM Bolt Recall has expanded, and now includes all Bolts from 2019 through 2022. The expanded recall is due to potential risks of battery pack fires. GM will spend an additional $1.1B to replace battery packs.
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Shell Hydrogen Station for Trains and Trucks
A Shell Hydrogen Station for Trains and Trucks has been funded by the CEC. A $4M grant will fund Shell’s hydrogen station at the Port of Sacramento, providing fuel to locomotives operated by the Sierra Northern Railroad in the Port and trucks located in and traveling through the Sacramento Region.
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Hyundai Wireless Inductive Charging
Hyundai Introduces Wireless Inductive Charging in a production car, the Genesis GV60 Crossover SUV. The GV60 will have OEM wireless charging available in the 2022 model, but only in South Korea during a pilot introduction phase. US introduction dates have not been announced.
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Commercial Electric Aviation
Commercial Electric Aviation is arriving more quickly than you might realize, with regional passenger routes plus Vertical Take Off and Land (VTOL) package delivery services coming quickly. Several electric commercial aircraft are in FAA certification processes now.
Watch Video Here
Light-Duty Electric Vehicle Sales Rose
New Light-duty Electric Vehicle Sales rose from 1.4% of total sales to 1.7% in 2020, according to the DOE. New conventional hybrid sales also rose while plug-in hybrid sales decreased slightly.  
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California Mobility Center
The California Mobility Center in Sacramento, where companies with zero-emission vehicle technologies develop an accelerated path to commercialization, has added members Bollinger Motors and Pearce Renewables, bringing their roster to over 25 companies. 
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Refineries Report
The LCFS Credit for 1 MT of CO2 is $181.00 
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Conferences and Programs
Advanced Clean Transportation Expo
Advanced Clean Transportation Expo, 8/30/21 - 9/2/21 at the Long Beach Convention Center
  • 250+ Sponsors & Exhibitors
  • All Alternative Fuels & Efficiency Technologies
  • 75+ Advanced Clean Vehicles Displayed
  • Ride & Drive Event
Register for Event Here
Green California Schools Summit
The Green California Schools Summit will be held in Pasadena on November 4th, and will have a virtual online presence. Join in on the informative education program which features segments on EV infrastructure, facilities, funding and an exhibits
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Fleet Forward Conference
The Fleet Forward Conference, FFC21, focused on educating fleet operators on a broad range of electrification, autonomous vehicles, telematics and more, in San Jose, November 10 - 12.
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