Upcoming Clean Cities Webinars
Fleet ZEV Transition Planning
  • 10/27/21: Planning EV Infrastructure for Your Fleet 
  • Presentations
  • 11/3/21  10am: Fleet Data Collection
  • 11/10/21 10am: Medium-duty and Heavy-duty Transition Planning
  • Chris White, Senior Program Manager, Frontier Energy
  • Mike Usen, Electromobility and Resiliency Lead, DKS Associates
Registration is NOT required. Join at 10am (Pacific Time) on this LINK
Light-Duty EVs: Basic Maintenance and Troubleshooting
11/17/21 10am Basic Maintenance & Troubleshooting
  • General maintenance for EVs
  • Solving charging issues
  • Diagnosing regen braking issues
  • Maximizing battery health
  • Aashish (Ash) Dalal, BS/MS in Mechanical Engineering from UCD
  • 20 Years of EV, PHEV and ICE Technician Experience
  • Owner “Ohm Electric” (Diagnose, Repair, Upfit EVs)
  • Custom EV Builder
Registration is NOT required. Join at 10am (Pacific Time) on this LINK
Fleet ZEV Transition Regulations
  • 12/1/21 10am CARB Advanced Clean Fleet Rule 
  • All Public Agencies in California with one or more vehicles 8,501+ GVWR
  • All Fleets in the US with 50 or more vehicles 8,501+ GVWR that enter CA
  • All Fleets in the US with $50M+ in Gross Annual Revenue
  • 12/15/21 10am: CARB Heavy-duty Enhanced Inspection & Maintenance Rule
Applies to all vehicles with internal combustion engines registered in or operating CA
  • David Renschler, Fleet Division Manager, City of Fairfield & MEMA NorCal Vice Chairman
Registration is required and is available for Fleet Managers Only.
Fleet Managers Register for 12/1/21 (Advanced Clean Fleet Rule) Here
          Fleet Managers Register for 12/15/21 (Enhanced Heavy-duty I/M Rule) Here
Grant Opportunities
HVIP Reopens
The HVIP Program will open to new voucher requests at 10 a.m. on Thursday, October 28, 2021, with $62M on a first-come, first-served basis.
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EVSE Standards Regulation Background and FAQs
CARB has developed regulations for EVSE standards and an FAQ document that addresses frequently asked questions on the program.
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EV Rebates Shrinking
The California Clean Vehicle Rebate Project, a point of sale discount for EVs and PHEVs will be cut from $1,500 to $750 on November 1. This does not affect the CVRP program “after purchase” buyer rebates.
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New Updates, Regulations, and Requirements
US DOT Webinars on Justice40 Initiative
The goal of the Justice40 Initiative is to deliver 40% of federal program dollars to disadvantaged communities. The US DOT will host two public meetings to present plans for transportation funding and to gather public input. 
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CARB Enhanced HD I/M Regulation Hearing
CARB will hold a hearing on the adoption of an enhanced Heavy-duty Inspection and Maintenance regulation on December 9 at 9am. The Enhanced HD I/M Regulation will require periodic testing of HD vehicles with internal combustion engines operating in California, including out-of-state vehicles that enter California, to ensure their emissions control systems are functioning properly.
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CARB Regulatory Program Compliance Training Sessions
The California Air Resources Board has a number of new regulations under development that will regulate all public fleets, most private fleets and many companies where trucks, buses or off-road equipment arrives or departs:
  • Overview of New Programs and Regulations
  • Off-Road Diesel Vehicle Regulation
  • Transport Refrigeration Units
  • Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) Operation & Maintenance
  • CARB Diesel Truck Rules
  • Regulatory Overview for Public Agencies in California
  • Compliance Overview: Truck & Bus Rule, Off-Road Regulation, and Portable Equipment.
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Sacramento Clean Cities Sponsors Make The News
Ford Maverick Hybrid Pickup
Ford is introducing their Maverick compact pickup as a hybrid that is EPA rated at 42mpg city, 33mg highway. The truck is only available as a 4-door with a 2,000 pound towing rating. The base price is $24,000. 
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Alternative Fuel Insight
Tesla Expands Charger Network
Tesla has announced plans to nearly triple their Supercharger network in the next two years. Tesla currently has 1,165 station locations with 11,593 chargers. 
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Tesla Sells 100,000 Cars to Hertz
Tesla has announced an order from Hertz for 100,000 Model 3 vehicles with a reported cost of $4.2B. Tesla stock jumped 8% on the news of the Hertz purchase.
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EV Land Speed Record
Eric Ritter, a mechanic working for the New York City Department of Sanitation (and a behind-the-scenes technical expert) piloted the “Team VESCO 444” to a world land speed record for an electric vehicle of 353mph.
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Refineries Report
The LCFS Credit for 1 MT of CO2 is $167.00
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Conferences and Programs
Green California Schools Summit
The Green California Schools Summit will be held in Pasadena on November 4th, and will have a virtual online presence. Join in on the informative education program which features segments on EV infrastructure, facilities, funding and an exhibits
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Fleet Forward Conference
The Fleet Forward Conference, FFC21, focused on educating fleet operators on a broad range of electrification, autonomous vehicles, telematics and more, in San Jose, November 10 - 12.
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