Industry and member news

 Lightning Systems accredited under BP’s Advancing Low Carbon program (5/14/2019) 
   Lightning Systems (Loveland, Colorado) announced its accreditation under BP’s Advancing Low Carbon (ALC) program. The ALC program was created by BP to encourage BP and its partners to identify lower carbon opportunities.
 $6.3 billion delivery: New U.S. Postal Service truck to be picked this year (5/10/2019) 
   The United States Postal Service Long Life Vehicle may finally be reaching the end of its road. The search to replace the iconic but outdated Grumman LLV truck began four years ago and has entered its final stage.
 U.S. DOE announces $79 million for bioenergy research, development (5/7/2019) 
   The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced more than $79 million in funding for bioenergy research and development including biofuels, bioproducts and biopower.
 Trillium debuts recharging product for fleets with electric vehicles (5/6/2019) 
   Trillium has announced PowerUP, a new program designed to serve electric vehicle fleets with safe, reliable, predictable and cost-effective electricity pricing for EV charging.
 CityFreighter introduces compact Class 4 electric truck (5/1/2019) 
   CityFreighter has introduced its first full electric medium-duty truck, the CF1, which the company says was taken from design to prototype in just 10 months.
 Lightning Systems debuts new all-electric, zero-emission Ford F-59 model (4/30/2019) 
   Lightning Systems (Loveland, Colorado) announced new battery-electric powertrain options for the Ford F-59 Model to support its customers with delivery and food truck applications.
 Mitsubishi Fuso premieres concept FUSO FE CNG: Low-Emissions Solutions from Agility Fuel Solutions (4/29/2019) 
   Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. (Logan Township, New Jersey) recently unveiled its FUSO FE CNG concept truck developed with leading alternative fuels system provider Agility® Fuel Solutions.
 Ford investing $500 million in Amazon-backed electric truck startup Rivian for new vehicle (4/26/2019) 
   Ford is investing $500 million in the electric vehicle startup Rivian, and will sell a vehicle built on the company’s platform in the coming years.
 Allison Transmission acquires Vantage Power and AxleTech’s Electric Vehicle Systems Division (4/23/2019) 
   Allison Transmission (Indianapolis, Indiana) announced it purchased Vantage Power and AxleTech’s electric vehicle (EV) systems division.
 U.S. electric vehicle loyalty and volumes reach record highs (4/16/2019) 
   The U.S. market for fully electric vehicles (EVs) has reached record volumes with 208,000 new registrations in 2018, according to recent analysis by IHS Markit.