Demonstrating Innovations to Scale Zero‑Emission Freight Transport

The JETSI project is a landmark initiative that will deploy 100 Class 8 battery-electric trucks (BETs) across Southern California to demonstrate strategies to successfully scale market penetration of zero emission technologies.

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Schneider Deploys 50 Freightliner eCascadia Battery-Electric Trucks Funded Through the JETSI Project

Partners of the Joint Electric Truck Scaling Initiative (JETSI) project today announced that Schneider has deployed all 50 of its battery-electric Freightliner eCascadia trucks funded through the project, making the company one of the largest zero-emission Class 8 fleet operators in the nation.

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Rio Hondo College’s Automotive Technology Program: Educating the Future of BEV Maintenance

On May 9, 2024, Coalition for Clean Air (CCA) joined Rio Hondo College’s Superintendent/President Dr. Marilyn Flores and Dean of Career and Technical Education, Mike Slavich. CCA’s Executive Director Joe Lyou, Deputy Director Chris Chavez, and Joint Electric Truck Scaling Initiative (JETSI) Outreach Manager Kareem Gongora was joined by Southcoast Air Quality Management District’s Vasileios Papapostolou and Asian Pacific Islander Forward Movement’s Cecilia Su’a for a tour of their automotive facilities and to learn more about their programs.

Schneider wins John J. and Ben. J Benoit Award for Innovative Clean Air Technology

JETSI project partner, Schneider, has been selected as the recipient of the prestigious John J. and Ben J. Benoit Award for Innovative Clean Air Technology for the 34th Annual South Coast Air Quality Management District Clean Air Innovation Awards. This accolade celebrates Schneider’s commitment to sustainability and its proactive use of clean technology to reduce environmental impact through the JETSI project. 

EPA’s strict new rules for heavy-duty trucks spark strong Southern California responses

Los Angeles Daily News | In February, an event showcased a trucking company’s Ontario-based fleet of electric-powered drayage trucks, funded in part by a state government and pollution-fighting public agencies. NFI’s trucks are expected to offset 4,400 metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions every year.

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