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2011-07-05 07:01:00

HARBOR CITY, Calif., July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Balqon Corporation (OTCBB: BLQN), developer of the all-electric drive system for commercial electric vehicles, was featured in a Coalition for Clean Air (CCA) report, "Shipping Clean, Growing Green: How companies are earning more by polluting less at California ports." The report highlights case studies illustrating the economic benefits of reducing greenhouse gases (GHGs) at ports and in the freight transportation sector. A copy of the...

2011-05-11 06:34:00

LOS ANGELES, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study from the American Lung Association in California pinpoints the benefits in lives and dollars saved by adopting tough vehicle emission and technology standards, which the California Air Resources Board is now drafting, working closely with the feds to set a stringent national standard. According to the new report, The Road to Clean Air, California could avoid at least $7.2 billion per year in health and other societal costs and reduce...

2010-12-22 15:00:00

- Ballard to work with 4 system integrators on reduced-cost bus configurations - Will help advance clean fuel cell bus commercialization, using no fossil fuels LOWELL, MA and VANCOUVER, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire/ - Ballard Power Systems (TSX: BLD; NASDAQ: BLDP) today announced that the company will be participating in four Federal Transit Administration (FTA) projects for development and deployment of clean, zero-emission fuel cell buses under the National Fuel Cell Bus Program. The funded program...

2010-12-13 13:03:00

DEARBORN, Mich., Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Air Resources Board has approved the THINK City as a zero-emissions vehicle (ZEV). The approval paves the way for THINK to sell the all-electric THINK City in California, 12 other states and the District of Columbia that have adopted California's ZEV requirements. "CARB certification is critical for fleet sales, not just in California, but in the other CARB states as well," said THINK spokesperson Brendan Prebo. "These states...

2010-02-09 12:00:00

BOSTON, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Renault-Nissan Alliance today announced that Nissan is entering into an agreement with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to advance zero-emission mobility throughout the state by promoting the development of an electric-vehicle charging network and policies to support widespread adoptions of electric cars. The announcement was made at the Museum of Science in Boston, a stop on the Nissan LEAF Zero Emission Tour, and helps pave the way for the...

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2009-10-29 11:10:00

A Japanese zero-emission "hybrid" scooter available in 2010 drives 10 times as cheaply as a gas powered bike, its developer announced on Thursday. The Miletto, built by auto equipment producer PROSTAFF Co. Ltd., will cost $1,730 dollars and is available in 12 colors, the company said. "It normally runs with battery power, but on a steep hill the rider would work the pedals to assist," said Ryo Teranishi, a planning official for the corporation, to Yahoo News. "It's a zero-emission vehicle in...

2009-10-05 18:54:00

VANCOUVER, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Ballard Power Systems (TSX: BLD; NASDAQ: BLDP) congratulates BC Transit, the Province of British Columbia, the Government of Canada, and its consortium partners on the introduction of the first bus in BC Transit's fleet of 20 hydrogen fuel cell buses. Representatives from Ballard were on site as Premier Gordon Campbell unveiled "Bus 1" on Friday, October 3, 2009 in Vancouver. BC Transit's fleet will become the largest single deployment of...

2009-10-01 12:27:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- In advance of California's upcoming zero emission vehicle (ZEV) policy review and update, an influential group of venture capitalists, vehicle entrepreneurs, policy makers, and industry experts gathered from across the nation to assess technological, market, and policy barriers to the development of zero or near zero emission vehicles. "Driving Transportation Innovation," a new report released today by Next 10, the nonpartisan, nonprofit...


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