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Tech & Spec Webinar Schedule
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Sacramento Clean Cities “Tech & Spec” Webinar Series 11am - 12 noon
What fleet managers, lead technicians and specification writers need to know
  • 9/14 - 17      NAFA 2020 [Virtual] Institute and Expo 
  • Info and Registration Here
  • 9/30   Best Practices for Maintaining Heavy-duty Natural Gas Engines
  • Proper maintenance practices, tips, and watch-outs presented by the Cummins Technical Support Team
  • Register Here
  • 10/14 Future proofing infrastructure investments
  • Infrastructure that works for fleets today and is ready for future fleet needs
  • 10/28 Propane near-zero emission drivetrains Class 3 - Class 7
  • Specing and maintaining propane near-zero emission engines with renewable propane for the minimizing TCO bus and truck operations 
  • 11/11 Successful Grant Writing and Finding Grant Opportunities
  • 12/9   HD BEV Do’s and Don’ts

Sacramento Clean Cities Product Presentation Webinars and Displays
  • 9/4   Endurance Pickup EV Pickup Truck on Display
5730 24th Street, Sacramento - 9am (Face Masks & Social Distancing MANDATORY)
  • 9/15  Lordstown Motors Endurance Electric Pickup Truck Webinar
          Registration is NOT required. Join the webinar at noon on 9/15 Here
  • 9/26 - 10/4 National Drive Electric Week
          Webinars in partnership with SacEV - Stay Tuned for the Dates/Times TBA
  • Buying, Owning and Maintaining an Electric Vehicle - How to keep your EV in tip-top condition, and how to be a smart new or used EV buyer
  • Funding for Electric Vehicles and EV Events - Where to find the funds and how to write winning grants

Archived Videos and Presentations from Past Webinars
  • 7/22  Specifying and maintaining commercial EVs for maximum uptime
  • 8/12   Heavy-duty EV drivetrains, batteries and EVSE Charging Interface
  • 8/18  Roush CleanTech F650 26,000# GVWR EV Truck (not yet posted)
  • 8/26   NG Fuel Systems: Technician Training & Fuel System Inspector Certification
Sacramento Clean Cities Sponsors Make The News
Motiv Power Systems Deploys Battery Electric Trolley
Motive Power Systems, a Sacramento Clean Cities Coalition sponsor and Ford eQVM technology company has deployed a zero-emission, battery-electric trolley in Estes Park, Colorado.The trolley body is installed on a Ford F-53 chassis, and is equipped with the Motiv electric drivetrain. 
Read More Here
US Gain Now Supplying Anheuser Busch with Renewable Natural Gas
US Gain, a Sacramento Clean Cities Coalition sponsor, a major supplier of Renewable Natural Gas to California, and a nation-wide company building Natural Gas, Electric Vehicle and Hydrogen refueling sites is now supplying the Anheuser Busch Class 8 truck fleet with Renewable Natural Gas. 
Read More Here
Adomani Has Battery Electric Vehicles in Stock
Adomani, a Sacramento Clean Cities Coalition sponsor, has battery electric vehicles in stock and ready for delivery, including High & Low Top Vans, Box Trucks, Delivery Trucks, Stakebed Trucks, Security and Parking Enforcement Vehicles. 
Read More Here
Dannar Revolutionary Mobile Power System
DANNAR, a Sacramento Clean Cities Coalition sponsor, is developer and manufacturer of the revolutionary Mobile Power System (MPS). The MPS can accept off-road attachments ranging from backhoes and buckets to scissor lifts and brooms, and can also function as mobile electric charging system to recharge vehicles, provide power to remote sites or emergency power during grid failures.
Read More Here
Alternative Fuel Insight
NGVi Natural Gas Technician Training Program
NGVi, a Sacramento Clean Cities Coalition partner, is moving their natural gas technician training programs from face-to-face to virtual. Their new training schedule includes:
·    9/16      Level 2: CNG Fuel System Inspector Training                  Register Here
·    10/7 & 8      Level 2: CNG Fuel System Inspector Training                  Register Here
·    11/18 & 19 Level 2: CNG Fuel System Inspector Training                  Register Here
·     NGVi's CNG Fuel System Inspector Certification Online Exam           Find Info Here
Commercial Autonomous Heavy Duty Trucks
Commercial Autonomous vehicles are developing quickly, with Waymo starting Class 8 trucks (with safety drivers onboard) in Texas. UPS is working with Penske and others on an autonomous freight network with another autonomous provider, TuSimple.
Read More Here
USPS Negotiations for Delivery Trucks
The US Postal Service has gotten the bids and is starting the negotiations for a $6B purchase agreement for postal delivery vehicles. The bidders are: Karsan, a Turkish-based manufacturer partnered with body company Morgan Olson, Workhorse, and Oshkosh partnered with Ford. 
Read More Here
German National Hydrogen Business Council
The California Hydrogen Business Council is hosting a webinar on the German National Hydrogen Strategy. In June, the German government allocated €9 billion for renewable hydrogen production, and specified that €2 billion of this was for projects outside Germany.
Register Here 
Elon Musk Teases Jump in Energy Density
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has hinted that he will be using batteries that have a 50% increase in energy density in 3- 4 years. The battery industry has only been predicting a 20% increase over that same period. 
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The Next Revolution in Transportation
The US DOE has published the results of a three year SMART Mobility Consortium Effort. The study analyzed all factors relating to movement of goods and people, from vehicle control systems and traffic flow control to employment practices, ride hailing and much more. 
Read More Here
California Adopts Strong New Regulation for Heavy-Duty Diesel Trucks
The California Air Resources Board unanimously approved a new regulation, the “Heavy-Duty Low NOx Omnibus Regulation” that will dramatically reduce smog-forming emissions from heavy-duty diesel trucks.
Read More Here
Mahindra Announces Plans to Use REE Platform for Commercial EVs
Mahindra has announced that it plans to use an EV “Skateboard” platform developed by Israli startup REE Automotive, placing 100% of the batteries in the platform, all motors as in-wheel hub motors, and all cooling systems and power management systems in arches over the wheels. This unique design creates a universal template to accommodate a wide range of body configurations. 
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LAPD Selling Fleet of BMW i3 BEVs
The City of LA has surplussed 100 BMW I3 BEVs, and they are being sold through the original delivering dealer, Century BMW. They are available for sale, priced around $15K, and some have low- to extremely-low miles. Century BMW is located at 1139 W. Main St., Alhambra, CA 91801 (800) 286-4269.
Read More Here
Refineries Report
For the week ending 8/121/20, refineries in California produced 259,644 gallons of gasoline and 92,338 gallons of diesel. Gasoline production decreased by 3% and diesel production increased by a fraction of a percent from last week’s production numbers. 
Read More Here
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