You know about California’s policies to phase out gasoline powered cars and trucks, but did you know forklifts are also included in this plan? As part of Executive Order N-79-20 to transition California to zero emission vehicles, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) is tasked with creating rules to transition all California forklifts to Zero Emission Forklifts.
While we know regulations are no one’s favorite topic, we want to be sure our partners aren’t caught off-guard when the new rules come into place. And more importantly that our partners are getting the LCFS revenue that comes with converting more of your fleet to Zero-Emission (i.e. Electric) Forklifts.
To help you stay current, PineSpire has boiled down the most recent updates from CARB’s August 17th webinar on the draft Zero-Emission Forklift rule.
What counts as Zero-Emission:
This regulation is targeting zero tailpipe emissions, which in practical terms requires using an electric forklift powered by a battery or a fuel-cell.
The Regulation is phasing out Internal Combustion (IC) forklifts that run off of diesel, gasoline or propaneRead more