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Amazon meeting holiday demand with fleet of over 1,000 Rivian electric vehicle delivery vans


The holiday season is quickly approaching, and you know what that means – Amazon’s delivery fleet will be out in full force. However, this year may look a little … cleaner, as the e-commerce giant says over 1,000 Rivian electric delivery vans (EDVs) are set to make their first holiday-season appearance.

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This is what big companies want from car and truck makers in EVs

Net zero new vehicles by 2030

Vehicle manufacturers are ramping up electric vehicle production, so big companies like Amazon, AT&T, and IKEA are telling vehicle manufacturers what kinds of EVs they want. Here’s the “blueprint” that members of the Corporate Electric Vehicle Alliance are today presenting to makers like Volvo, GM, and Daimler explaining which EVs they want to purchase in the United States over the next five years.

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EGEB: How will Amazon’s Bezos Earth Fund spend its $10B by 2030?

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  • The Bezos Earth Fund’s new CEO Andrew Steer says it will spend its $10 billion by 2030, but he hasn’t yet provided a road map.
  • EV charging industry association ChargeUp Europe gains its 13th member, Portugal’s Power Dot.
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Amazon’s Jeff Bezos inaugurates an impressive new wind farm

Jeff Bezos atop a wind farm breaking it in with a bottle of bubbly is pretty intense. Amazon’s founder made his way up one of more than 100 new wind turbines in Texas celebrating a major renewable energy project coming online.

The 253-megawatt “Amazon Wind Farm Texas” in Scurry County is part Amazon’s long-term goal to reach 100% renewable energy. As of the end of 2016, the company was beyond 40% – and expects to break 50% before the end of 2017.