Posts Tagged california

BYD Delivers First of 27 US Built, Zero Emission Trucks

BYD has delivered its first US built, heavy-duty terminal tractor to the Daylight Transport facility in Fontana, California, as part of the largest U.S. order for electric trucks to date (27 units) in Southern California. The Chinese company is currently expanding its assembly facility in Lancaster to handle growing demand…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 25

San Francisco Considering New, Serious EV Parking Rules

San Francisco‘s mayor Edwin M. Lee and Supervisor Katy Tang have introduced new legislation concerning charging infrastructure in new residential, commercial, and municipal buildings. The idea is to make them 100-percent “Electric Vehicle Ready”. An “EV Ready” ordinance has already been passed by the City of Fremont and the City…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 32

BYD Begins Expansion Of Electric Bus Factory In California

After a slow start in 2013, BYD’s activity in the U.S. has progressively expanded step-by-step in the electric bus and commercial truck segments. The Chinese subsidiary has already reached the level of hundreds of commercial units built in the US – about 300 buses and 150 trucks, according to a  recent Trucks…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 10

PG&E Brings Online 2 MWh Tesla Powerpack Substation

Earlier this month, the Pacific Gas and Electric Co. launched its Tesla energy storage system at substation in Browns Valley (Yuba County), in California. The one used by PG&E is smaller unit relatively speaking – 2 MWh of energy and 0.5 MW of power (for up to four hours), consisting of 22…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 11