Electric Drive Newsletter July 26, 2022 July 26, 2022 Postal Service increases EV commitment to 40% of new delivery trucks Detroit News In a Twist, Old Coal Plants Help Deliver Renewable Power. Here’s How. New York Times House approves more than $400 billion of government funding in ?minibus’ package The Hill GM, Ford seek U.S. OK to deploy self-driving vehicles without steering wheels Reuters GM’s Barra talks electric vehicles, future Associated Press Toyota plans to roll out hydrogen fuel-cell trucks for the Japanese market next year CNBC 2024 Chevy Blazer EV: Up to 320-mile range, $45-$66k MSRP, ?Police Pursuit’ Electrek Volkswagen names a new CEO to run its electric truck and SUV spinoff Scout The Verge Zeekr teases its next EV – a luxury multi-purpose vehicle called the ZEEKR 009 Electrek New Cross-Agency Collaboration Will Help Create a Convenient, Affordable, Reliable, and Equitable National EV Charging Network Joint Office of Energy and Transportation New funding spurs development of more Iowa electric vehicle charging stations Des Moines Register U.S. Department of Energy Announces $96 Million for Advancing Clean Vehicle Technologies to Reduce Carbon Emissions U.S. Department of Energy Formula E Shows Raw Power of Electric Vehicles The Street Amazon-owned self driving firm Zoox seeks to test robotaxi in California Reuters Ford increases its battery supply to meet its electric-vehicle goals. New York Times Johnson Matthey is building a fuel cell component plant in the UK Electrive Surging demand for cobalt spurs hunt for mineral in Australia’s mine waste Financial Times China greentech company Envision to build EV battery plant in Spain Reuters Electrified cars market share grows in Europe as total sales fall Reuters Baidu reveals the next-gen robotaxi that will be deployed throughout China TechCrunch China's BYD to start selling electric vehicles in Japan next year Reuters Register with code "1DGU2YTR" for 25% off! Upcoming Events August 9th in Michigan City, IN Drive Clean Indiana Annual Conference & Expo September 27-28th in Columbus, OH Midwest Green Transportation Forum & Expo October 18-19th in Detroit, MI Reuters Automotive USA 2022 Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) and Joint Office of Energy & Transportation Announcements www.driveelectric.gov Joint Office Funds EV Collaboration with NASEO and AASHTO DOT Announces 6th Round of Alternative Fuel Corridor Designations Proposed Minimum Standards for National EV Infrastructure (NEVI) Formula Program Search, Explore, and Discover!