Upcoming Clean Cities Webinars
Fleet ZEV Transition Regulations
  • 12/1/21 10am CARB Advanced Clean Fleet Rule 
  • All Public Agencies in California with one or more vehicles 8,501+ GVWR
  • All Fleets in the US with 50 or more vehicles 8,501+ GVWR that enter CA
  • All Fleets in the US with $50M+ in Gross Annual Revenue
  • 12/15/21 10am: CARB Heavy-duty Enhanced Inspection & Maintenance Rule
Applies to all vehicles with internal combustion engines registered in or operating CA
  • David Renschler, Fleet Division Manager, City of Fairfield & MEMA NorCal Vice Chairman
Registration is required and is available for Fleet Managers Only.
Fleet Managers Register for 12/1/21 (Advanced Clean Fleet Rule) Here
Fleet Managers Register for 12/15/21 (Enhanced Heavy-duty I/M Rule) Here
Light-Duty EVs
Light-duty EVs: Basic Maintenance & Troubleshooting
Presentation Slides and Recording Coming Soon to CleanCitiesSacramento.Org/Events
Grant Opportunities
Air District Special Announcement
Air District Special Announcement
Used, Low-mileage, heavy-duty EV Trucks Available Immediately
For More Information Email Tony Luna
Infrastructure Bill Webinar
SACOG will hold a special webinar on the $1.2T Infrastructure Bill on November 30 at 12:30. Some of what the Bill includes:
  • $39 billion in new funds for public transit
  • $7.5 billion for electric vehicle charging and other refueling stations
  • $5 billion to purchase electric and other alternative fuel school buses
  • $9 billion for hydrogen research, development, and demonstrations
Read More About the Infrastructure Bill Here
Register for the SACOG Webinar Here
New Updates, Regulations, and Requirements
Chief DGS Office of Fleet and Asset Management (OAFM)
The California State Department of General Services has a job listing for the Chief of OAFM. The salary range is $130K - $150K, with a filing deadline of December 9. The responsibilities of this office include: 
  • Serve as transportation policy advisor;
  • Oversee a fleet of 50,000 vehicles & mobile equipment plus state parking facilities;
  • Oversee re-utilization & disposal of surplus property & provide short term warehouse services;
  • Provide travel services for state and local government agencies. 
Read More Here
ZEV Infrastructure Buildout Meetings
CARB, CEC, PUC and Go-Biz will hold a series of workgroup meetings to discuss the infrastructure necessary to support the Advance Clean Fleet Rule (ACF) from 9am - 12noon on the following dates:
Meeting Topics and Dates
  • Business Considerations: 12/3/21
  • Electricity & the Grid: 12/16/21
  • Costs & Funding: 1/19/21
ACF Proposed Fleet Composition Percentage 
  • 10% >8,500# ZE in 3-8 Years (based on weight)
  • 50% >8,500# ZE in 9-14 Years (based on weight)
  • 100%>8,500# ZE in 13-20 (based on weight)
  • All Public Agency Fleets
  • All Other Fleets with 50+ vehicles >8,500#
  • All Companies with gross revenue >$50M
Read More About the Meetings Here
Read More About the ACF Here
Clean Cities/MEMA/NAFA Webinar on the ACF for Fleet Managers Only Register Here 
CARB Enhanced HD I/M Regulation Hearing
CARB will hold a hearing on the adoption of an enhanced Heavy-duty Inspection and Maintenance regulation on December 9 at 9am. The Enhanced HD I/M Regulation will require periodic testing of HD vehicles with internal combustion engines operating in California, including out-of-state vehicles that enter California, to ensure their emissions control systems are functioning properly.
Read More Here
Clean Cities/MEMA/NAFA Webinar on the Enhanced I/M for Fleet Managers Only Register Here 
CARB Regulatory Program Compliance Training Sessions
The California Air Resources Board has a number of new regulations under development that will regulate all public fleets, most private fleets and many companies where trucks, buses or off-road equipment arrives or departs:
  • Overview of New Programs and Regulations
  • Off-Road Diesel Vehicle Regulation
  • Transport Refrigeration Units
  • Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) Operation & Maintenance
  • CARB Diesel Truck Rules
  • Regulatory Overview for Public Agencies in California
  • Compliance Overview: Truck & Bus Rule, Off-Road Regulation, and Portable Equipment.
Read More Here
Sacramento Clean Cities Sponsors Make The News
EV Life-Special EV Pricing
Folsom-based startup EV Life is launching a pilot with Nissan to offer EV Climate Loans for new Nissan LEAFs exclusively in Sacramento County - starting December 1. Customers can apply for a Climate Loan for their EV incentives and save up to $200/month on auto loan payments.
Learn More Here
NGVi Training
CNG storage cylinders must be visually inspected every three years or 36,000 miles, or after any accident, and must be conducted by well-trained and qualified technicians. Live Virtual CNG Fuel System Inspector Training is available December 6-7, 2021.
Read More Here
Ford E-Transit Vans at Penske
Penske is putting production Ford E-Transits vans into service in a pilot program to establish the necessary procedures for rental uses.
Read More About Penske’s E-Transit implementation Here
Read More About Ford’s 2022 EV Lineup Here
Allison e-Axle
Allison has created a 109,000 square foot assembly plant in Michigan to build their eGen Power Series of electric axles for heavy-duty trucks, buses and military equipment. 
Read More Here
Alternative Fuel Insight
ZEV Motorcycle
The Zero SR battery-electric motorcycle is now available with a an additional “Power Tank” giving it a 227 mile range with 21 kWh of energy storage. 
Read More Here
Micro Mobility Could Save 2.3B Gallons
The National Renewable Energy Labs has done a study indicating that high adoption rates of “Micro Mobility” (E-Bikes, E-Scooters and Conventional Bikes) could save up to 2.3 billion gallons of gasoline annually. 
Read More Here
Hyundai "Restomod"
Hyundai has created two EVs with nostalgic throwback designs, looking like 1980s models, but with modern interiors and EV drivetrains. Ohm Electric Cars in Dixon can accomplish a similar result, taking real 1980s cars and turning them into modern EVs.
Read More About Hyundai Here
Read More About Ohm Electric Here
Hyundai Hydrogen Fuel Cells
Hyundai has announced plans to use hydrogen fuel cells as the power source for all their production facilities and other work sites and to build hydrogen fuel cell cars in their Kia vehicle lineup starting in 2028.
Read More Here
Rivian's Second US Factory
Rivian hasn’t ramped up production at its first plant in Illinois where they will build the R1T and the R1S and is already planning a second plant in Georgia near Atlanta or Texas near Fort Worth. 
Read More Here
EV Implementation Analysis Tool
The Dashboard for Rapid Vehicle Electrification – DRVE Tool is an Excel-based program developed by the Electrification Coalition that fleets can use to compare the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and total emissions of conventional, plug-in hybrid and battery-electric vehicles. 
Read More Here
Endurance EV Pickup Truck
Lordstown Motors’ EV pickup truck, the Endurance, is now slated for production in Q3 of 2022. The Endurance will be followin Ford’s Lightning and Rivian’s R1T to market. 
Read More Here
Refineries Report
The LCFS Credit for 1 MT of CO2 is $146.50
Read More Here
Conferences and Programs
FORTH's 2022 Roadmap Conference
FORTH’s 2022 “Roadmap Conference” will take place June 29-30, 2022 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland. Agenda and Registration information coming soon. Sacramento Clean Cities Stakeholder will receive a $50 discount when using Discount Code SACRAMENTOCC.
The EverythingEV USA Conference
The “EverythingEV USA” Conference will be held in Austin, Texas on March 23 and 24, and will feature the decarbonisation of road transport in the USA, the challenges to deploying EV charging infrastructure, helping businesses to electrify their fleets, and technologies to mitigate the energy demands on the grid.
Read More Here
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