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CARB supporting small transportation fleets towards zero-emission tech

CARB supporting small transportation fleets towards zero-emission tech

Adopting zero-emission trucks could be a challenge for owner-operators and small fleets for different reasons such of their limited financing, huge upfront costs or the complexity that requires a charging plan. In order to make easier this process, and the transition to zero emission tech, the California Air Resources Board will release a pilot program, the Innovative Small e-Fleet pilot.

The focus of this program, that counts with a budget of $25 million, would be providing a variety of solutions to nonprofit trucking companies, with maximum of 20 trucks, that generate a revenue per year lower than 15 million, for making the transition to zero-emissions technology such as:

  • Flexible financing;
  • Short-term rentals;
  • Full-service leases like all-inclusive truck-as-a-service options

This pilot program, which is the larger in relation to Zero-Emission trucks, faces the unattended needs of small fleets to help them to be prepared to comply with zero-emission specifications that will be required by the upcoming Advanced Clean Fleets rule. The formal release of the program will take place at 1 p.m. on August 31 and will also open voucher requests of the program for eligible small fleets.

Please visit the official website of the California Air Resources Board for more information:


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Edic.: 181
Autor: El Trailero Magazine
Date: 8/2022