February 5, 2015
Federal Transit Administration Awards Nearly $55M for Low and No Emission Buses
CALSTART partners with three awardees to deploy vehicles
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced awards to 10 project teams to deploy 55 low and no emission fuel cell, battery electric and electric hybrid buses in neighborhoods from Stockton, California to Canto, Ohio. 38 of the 55 will be either electric or fuel cell powered and produce zero tailpipe emissions.
February 3, 2015
Industry Urges State Officials to Go Further, Faster on Climate and Fuel Standards
Temporary low gas prices are no reason to slow push toward fuel diversity, security
Industry leaders met today to discuss the state of low-carbon fuels in California at the CALSTART annual Clean, Low-Carbon Fuels Summit, where the issue of low gasoline prices set the tone for the event.
January 15, 2015
City of Mountain View Receives Four All-Electric Shuttle Buses Built by California Company
California Energy Commission-funded advanced tech is from Motiv Power Systems, developed in project administered by CALSTART. Funding for the vehicles' operation is from Google as a service to the residents of Mountain View, where the company is headquartered.
CALSTART's Blue Sky Awards Presented
North America’s leading advanced transportation technologies consortium –
presented winners with its prestigious Blue Sky Award™ 2014..
The awards recognize outstanding marketplace contributions to the clean
transportation industry by companies, organizations and individuals.
Members of CALSTART’s Board of Directors presented the awards.
Media Advisory: Special Event to Spotlight So Cal’s Flourishing Clean Transportation Sector
CALSTART to honor business, government leaders catalyzing innovative batteries, charging, fuels, more
Southern California clean transportation leaders will gather to discuss the future of California energy and transportation at an event honoring individuals driving the development of new technology innovations, policies, and groundbreaking businesses at CALSTART’s annual Blue Sky Award luncheon. Considered a key driver in California’s clean transportation sector, Los Angeles represents the fastest growing electric market in the country with the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach serving as working test beds for groundbreaking technologies.
• Mary Nichols, Chair, California Air Resources Board
• Pedro Pizarro, President, Southern California Edison
• Christopher Grundler, Director of the Office of Transportation and Air Quality, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
• Dr. Cheryl Martin, Acting Director, Advanced Research Projects, Agency – Energy (ARPA-E), U.S. Department of Energy
• Stephen Berberich, President, California Independent System Operator Corporation
• Janea Scott, Commissioner, California Energy Commission
• Pasquale Romano, CEO, ChargePoint
• John Boesel, President, CALSTART
Nation’s First 60’ Battery/Fuel Cell Zero-Emission Bus Will Roll Soon
CALSTART announced it has received approval from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to develop North America’s first-ever fuel cell/battery combination zero emission 60-foot electric bus. New Flyer Industries will build the bus that will enable it to operate in daily urban service using a unique combination of a fuel cell and batteries.
Leading EPA and NHTSA Officials to Deliver Keynotes on New Truck Efficiency Rules at High-Efficiency Truck Conference
Global Electric Drive Expert, Paul Rivera of Ricardo Joins CALSTART Board of Directors
Board also appoints two new officers: Wells Fargo’s Puon Penn is new vice chair UPS’ Mike Britt is secretary
Green Trucks Roll Into Chicago -- They're Not Your Dad's Prius
At Soldier Field Today: Nation’s Largest Collection of Electric & Hybrid Trucks; Ride & Drive for Fleets and Press
Governor Brown Signs Historic $2 Billion Clean Transportation Funding Bill – Accelerating Growth of CA Clean Transportation Tech Industry
Governor Brown Signs Bill to Sustain Clean Car and Truck Purchase Incentives Through End of Fiscal Year
Governor Brown Signs 2 Major HOV Extensions into Law -- Green, White “Clean Air Stickers” Now Valid Until 2019
Doing Workplace Charging the Best Way – Lessons Learned
California Legislature Passes Historic Clean Transportation Funding Bill - Increases Chances State Will Meet Air Quality and Climate Targets
US Hybrid to Build Next Generation Fuel Cell for Transit Buses
CALSTART to Test Advanced Battery Tech from Military in Commercial Trucks
New Pasadena “Folding Bike” Program Makes Using Transit Much More Convenient - Big Discounts on Folding Bikes for Transit Commuters
Successful First US-China Clean Truck and Bus Summit Links Companies, Agencies from Both Nations
Industry Leader Kevin Beaty Joins CALSTART as Vice President: Former Eaton exec will lead expansion of high-efficiency truck market development
Army Assistant Secretary Speaking on Energy at HTUF
Leading Fleets Take Delivery of World’s First Commercially Available Hybrid Hydraulic Parcel Delivery Trucks – “Hybrids Without Batteries”
Federal Transit Administration Announces 5 Awards to CALSTART – Advancing Zero Emission Bus Technology
California Agency Approves $11 Million Contract to CALSTART to Incentivize Sales of Electric and Hybrid Trucks
Actions Taken Today by California Air Resources Board Called Historic – Will Spur Innovation, Investment, and Growth in Clean Transportation Technology Industry
Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley to Speak at HTUF 2011, Nation's Premier Efficient Truck Event
Proposed Passenger Car Vehicle Efficiency Standards Will Drive Innovation and Investment in United States
Clean Truck Conference Helps Fight Fuel Costs, Will Give Away 25 Free Registrations to Fleets
National Security Leaders, CEOs Call for Action to Reduce California Oil Dependence
Super Clean, All-Electric Trucks Displayed at Ports