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CTE: entire US transit fleet could transition to ZEVs by 2035 for $56B – $89B

In a new report produced at the request of Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH), the Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE) concluded that a the entire US transit fleet could transition to zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) by 2035 at a cost of between $56.22 billion and $88.91 billion.

In a scenario assuming a reduction in bus capital cost in 2028, the total cost drops to $42.39 billion on the low end and $60.02 billion on the high end.

Currently, more than 1,300 zero-emission buses (ZEBs) have been delivered or awarded to US transit agencies, representing roughly

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Hyundai: 2022 Santa Cruz ‘An Entire New Vehicle Category’

Hyundai: 2022 Santa Cruz ‘An Entire New Vehicle Category’

By John Huetter
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Hyundai earlier this month unveiled a 2022 Santa Cruz it said combined the SUV and truck segments to create what Hyundai calls a “Sport Adventure Vehicle.”

“Santa Cruz, with its bold styling, breaks open all new segment territory, both for Hyundai and the industry as a whole,” Hyundai Motor North America CEO Jose Munoz said in a statement. “Open-bed flexibility coupled with closed-cabin security meets the changing everyday needs of its adventure-oriented buyers, while powerful

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President Biden’s Vow to Replace the Entire U.S. Government Vehicle Fleet With American-Made Electric Vehicles Portends Huge Opportunities for the Market | Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP

On January 25, 2021, President Biden vowed to replace the U.S. Government’s entire fleet of cars, trucks, and SUVs with electric vehicles assembled in the United States. He made this declaration while signing an Executive Order (“EO”) that would expand the “Buy American” Act. The EO is intended to close loopholes in the “Buy American” Act, which allow key automotive components, like engines, steel and glass, to be manufactured abroad for vehicles considered “American made.” The EO aims to increase purchases of products made in the United States.

The President’s vow represents a huge opportunity for U.S. auto manufacturers and

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Hillsborough’s transportation loss is a blow for the entire region

This article represents the opinion of the Tampa Bay Times Editorial Board.

The Florida Supreme Court’s decision Thursday invalidating Hillsborough County’s transportation tax was simply stunning — for what it said about the court’s legal reasoning, for its contempt of the voters, and for the court’s willingness to let the legal arena settle a purely political question. Hillsborough County residents are the big losers, now that billions of dollars in transportation improvements have been wiped from the table. But the entire region stands to suffer unless Hillsborough moves quickly to win again at the ballot box in 2022.

The court,

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