Electric Vehicles

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Why buy when you can rent? That’s the question behind a new business model rapidly gaining popularity among transportation companies looking to transition to electric vehicles. The “Transportation as a Service” (Taas) or “Fleet as a Service” (…FlaaS?) solution offers a way for companies to cut carbon emissions from their operations without investing millions into new vehicles and charging infrastructure.

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VinFast’s Clever Solution to EV Rebate Confusion

After an anticipated delay, electric vehicle startup Vinfast said Thursday its U.S. stock exchange debut could happen sometime in 2023.

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The California Air Resources Board has issued a proposal to ban the sale of diesel trucks in the state starting in 2040. The push comes on the heels of the agency’s decision to ban the sale of all new gasoline powered passenger vehicles by 2035, which is now expected to be adopted by a slew of other states including Washington, Massachusetts, New York, Oregon and Vermont.

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