Entries Tagged as Electric

EcoCAR Mobility Challenge - Congratulations to the University of Alabama

October 25, 2018

The U.S. Department of Energy, General Motors and MathWorks Launch EcoCAR Mobility Challenge

OCTOBER 24, 2018

WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2018 –The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), General Motors and MathWorkstoday announced the launch of the EcoCAR Mobility Challenge, the latest DOE-sponsored Advanced Vehicle Technology Competition (AVTC) revealing the 12 competing universities and the Chevrolet Blazer as the vehicle platform selected for the competition. 

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Tags: Electric · Emissions · Hybrid · VEHICLES




National Drive Electric Week Birmingham Showcase Great Success!

September 10, 2018

A very successfule National Drive Electric Week EVent was held in Birmingham on Sept. 8th. This is the second year ACFC has helped facilitate this nationwide event and it keeps on growing. We were very pleased with the turnout and interest! 

 

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Tags: Electric · Emissions · EV CHARGING · Events · Hybrid · VEHICLES · Workplace Charging




EcoCAR 3 Takes 3rd Place!

August 08, 2018

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Tags: E85 Ethanol · Electric · Emissions · EV CHARGING · Hybrid · VEHICLES




Electric Vehicles make sense for Alabama drivers

June 15, 2018

As many as 50 million Americans are about to flip the switch over to electric automobiles with their next purchase, according to the American Automobile Association. A recent survey conducted by the AAA found that popularity of electric cars is trending upwards. With infrastructure and availability all here, Alabama can lead the charge toward electric vehicles.

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$40 Million Diesel Emission Reduction Program Funds Now Available

April 27, 2018

Request for Proposals Now Open

Deadline for proposals: Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. ET 

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is excited to announce the availability of approximately $40 million in Diesel Emission Reduction Program (DERA) funds to support projects aimed at reducing emissions from the nation's existing fleet of older diesel engines. Under this competition, between 20 and 80 awards are anticipated to be made to eligible applicants.

Eligible applicants include regional, state, local or tribal agencies, or port authorities, with jurisdiction over transportation or air quality. Nonprofit organizations may apply if they provide pollution reduction or educational services to diesel fleet owners or have, as their principal purpose, the promotion of transportation or air quality.

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Tags: Biodiesel · CNG · E85 Ethanol · Electric · Emissions · Ethanol · HEAVY DUTY VEHICLES · Incentives · LNG · LPG · Propane · VEHICLES