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Lunaz designs all-electric Aston Martin DB6

The company says the car will be powered by Lunaz’s proprietary modular electric powertrain with a range of 180-250 miles.

SEMA sponsors ZEV conversion rebate bill in California

The bill will offer eligible Californians a rebate of up to $2,000 to convert their gas-powered vehicle into a ZEV.

Autel Energy showcases classic car to EV conversion at CES

In addition to a suite of EV charging solutions, Autel Energy will be showcasing an electrified 1969 Ford Bronco.

Lightning eMotors to offer second-gen transit bus repower program

Lightning eMotors will now offer a second-generation repower program for high-demand 40-ft. transit buses. This new offering in Lightning eMotors’s growing lineup of Class 3-8 commercial electric vehicles will be available to municipal and private transit agencies throughout North America. Repowered buses will feature an up to 560-kWh battery system and deliver more than 200

Blue Bird to offer electric repower option for school buses

Blue Bird Corporation will offer a factory-certified electric repower program on select gasoline and propane-powered Blue Bird school buses. The company is collaborating with Lightning eMotors to develop this repower electric vehicle (EV) powertrain system jointly. Blue Bird will launch the repower program in 2023 for gasoline and propane-powered Blue Bird Vision Type C school buses built after September 2021. The electric repower system will enable customers to expect the same performance and safety standards from OEM-built electric vehicles, the company says.

Lightning eMotors electrifies gas, diesel vehicles in Bay Area

Lightning eMotors says it is giving gasoline and diesel vehicles a second, zero-emissions life by repowering a variety of passenger transit vehicles for shuttle service providers for tech companies located throughout Silicon Valley. The all-electric vehicles include Class 3 passenger vans and Class 7 motorcoaches, all of which are either in service already or soon

Hyzon Motors announces Repower fuel cell conversion program

Hyzon Motors says it plans to allow customers to exchange their used diesel truck chassis for conversion to fuel cell electric operation. After removing diesel components, these used trucks will be upfitted with the company’s proprietary fuel cell system, electric drivetrain, and hydrogen storage system through collaboration with Fontaine Modification, the company says. Hyzon projects

Utilimaster upfits Ford Pro E-Transit customer pilot vehicles

The pilot program vehicles are road-ready and will be in use through 2023, the companies say.

SEA Electric to convert 10,000 school buses to electric

Each bus will have the ability to deliver full vehicle-to-grid capabilities through SEA Electric’s SEA-Drive power system.

Booster converts nearly 1,200 diesel vehicles to renewable fuel in first month

Booster says it services hundreds of fleet customers across the country, and will increasingly offer them delivery of renewable fuels.

Electric Aston Martin DB6 gets limited production run

The car will be powered by Lunaz’s proprietary modular electric powertrain, and has a range of 255 miles.

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XL Fleet to electrify Ram pickup trucks with hybrid upfit

XL Fleet’s newest product represents the fourth OEM platform on which its electrification systems are compatible.