Entries for month: October 2018

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




2018 DERA School Bus Rebate Program Now Open

October 03, 2018

      2018 DERA School Bus                  Rebate Program

School buses travel over four billion miles each year, providing the safest transportation to and from school for more than 25 million American children every day. However, diesel exhaust from these buses has a negative impact on human health, especially for children, who have a faster breathing rate than adults and whose lungs are not yet fully developed.

The 2018 School Bus Rebate Program will offer over $9 million to public and private fleet owners for the replacement of old diesel school buses with new buses certified to EPA’s cleanest emission standards. EPA will award selected applicants $15,000-20,000 per bus for scrapping and replacing old buses. 

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Tags: Emissions · Incentives · School Buses