Special Announcement
Electriphi Fleet Electrification Services
Electriphi, a company that provides a full menu of fleet electrification services will provide information on the importance of vehicle fleet charge management, and an overview of their pilot project at the Twin Rivers School District on March 16, 2021 at noon.
Registration is NOT required. Join at noon on 3/16/21 with this LINK
New California Updates, Regulations, and Requirements
Upcoming CARB Fleet Workshop
HD I/M Regulation 2/22/21: This new regulation will apply to all vehicles over 14,000#. Fleets will need to establish an account and submit regular reports. CARB also expects to do on-road “remote sensing” to identify vehicles with excessive emissions. 
Advanced Clean Fleets Workshop
Advanced Clean Fleets Workshop 3/2/21 & 3/4/21: This regulation will require fleets in California to move to zero-emission vehicles in accordance with governor Newsom’s executive order. The evening presentation has been moved from 3/4/21 to 3/2/21. You must re-register for the evening presentation.
Register or Re-register Here 
Biodiesel Mandates
Biodiesel is currently mandated to use expensive additives to reduce NOx emissions if statewide use exceeds certain levels. This mandate will be lifted by CARB when engines with advanced NOx controls achieve certain penetration levels in on-road and off-road vehicles.
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Sacramento Clean Cities Sponsors Make The News
Toyota's eTNGA Platform
Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA), developed cooperatively with Subaru, is their adaptable and reconfigurable EV platform that will underpin a wide range of Toyota, Lexus and Subaru EVs, allowing for front, rear and all wheel drive configurations and multiple battery pack sizes.
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Toyota All-Electric SUV
Toyota will introduce an all-electric SUV in 2022, and is teasing the introduction of a second all-electric vehicle and a new plug-in hybrid. The Toyota “TNGA” platform will underpin all their future electric models 
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Toyota Hydrogen Fuel Cell Mirai
Toyota’s 2021 ZEV Fuel Cell Mirai has a sophisticated, two-stage air filtration system to clean the ambient air that enters the fuel cell. The first stage removes larger particles plus some NOx and ammonia. The second stage is an electrostatically charged micro filter. The combined effect actually cleans the ambient air, removing 94% - 99.7% of particles down to 2.5 microns. 
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Ohm Electric Cars: Protect Yourself From Catalytic Converter Theft
Ohm Electric Cars in Dixon has a low-cost solution for catalytic converter theft. For a flat rate of $150, they will install the Cat Security™ system, protecting your Prius from a $3K cat replacement bill.
Ohm Electric Cars: Upfits, Conversions, and Diagnostics
Ohm Electric is also the place you can go for help with hard-to-diagnose EV performance issues, EV equipment upfits and even ICE-to-EV conversions.
Contact Ash Dalal at ash.dalal@ohmelectriccars.com
Nissan Mobile Office
Nissan has created a concept mobile office based on their NV350 van. The office module is fully contained within the van but can extend out the back to become a shaded outdoor office space. Nissan is considering making the office module components available for 3rd party upfit.
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Alternative Fuel Insight
Amazon's Rivian Electric Van
Rivian is starting out with a commitment from Amazon to purchase 100,000 delivery vans,and  has announced that their vans will come in three sizes, 500, 700 and 900 cubic feet of cargo storage. The 500 will be narrower but all three will have the same turning radius. The skateboard platform will be nearly identical, stretched to fit from smallest to largest
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Millor to Manufacture Cobalt-Free Lithium-Ion Batteries
Millor, a European battery manufacturer, has announced that they expect to market a cobalt-free battery by Q4 2023. Cobalt is a scarce rare earth metal.
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Powerpaste Stores Hydrogen at Higher Density than Lithium Batteries
Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials in Germany have developed a gel that stores hydrogen for fuel cells at 10 times the energy density of a lithium battery. The gel does not require heavy tanks or high pressures and that can be stored and transported in conventional tank trucks.
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Komatsu and Proterra Collaboration to Develop Electric Construction Equipment
Komatsu has announced a plan to put a battery-electric excavator into pilot demonstration by Q4 of 2021, using Proterra’s high energy density battery technology. (Note: Sacramento Regional Transit, Yolo Transit and the Sacramento Airport are all currently running Proterra buses in daily operation.)
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ChargePoint Fleet Electrification Study
ChargePoint reports on a study done by UPS and GreenBiz of the top reasons why fleets are electrifying. 83% of fleets indicated they were going electric to meet sustainability and environmental goals and 64% said it was to achieve lower operating costs.
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Refineries Report
California Refineries: For the week ending 2/6/21, refineries in California produced 5,731  barrels of gasoline and 1,891 barrels of diesel. The current LCFS Credit for 1 MT of CO2 is $190.00.
Read More Here for gasoline and diesel production.
Read More Here for LCFS credit.
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