July 22, 2016 - Industry News
Tesla Motors' CEO Elon Musk plans to build a battery-electric pickup truck, heavy-duty truck, and a bus that would turn the driver into a "fleet manager," according to his Master Plan, Part Deux.
Tags: Tesla Motors, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Class 8, Electric Trucks
Compressed natural gas fuel systems maker Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies has been acquired by Douglas Acquisitions, a Northern California-based private equity firm.
Tags: Mergers & Acquisitions, CNG, Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies
Westport Fuel Systems named Nancy Gougarty the company’s chief executive officer, effective immediately to replace the retiring David Demers.
Tags: Leadership, Alternative Fuels, People, Westport, Natural Gas
July 20, 2016 - Industry News
The San Diego Port Tenants Association (SDPTA) received a $5.9 million grant from the California Energy Commission (CEC) to fund the development of 10 all-electric medium- and heavy-duty vehicles for operation at the Port of San Diego.
Tags: Grant Funding, Battery-Electric Vehicles, State Grants, Ports
July 19, 2016 - Industry News
Pressure Systems International, an automatic tire inflation systems provider, has invested in a new aerodynamic technology and entered into an exclusive distribution agreement with Plasma Stream Technologies.
Tags: Partnership, Investment, Aerodynamics, P.S.I.
July 18, 2016 - Industry News
The average price of diesel fuel fell again last week, continuing a streak of very slight declines in the past month, according to the latest numbers from the Energy Department.
Tags: Gas Prices, Diesel Prices, Crude Oil Prices
July 15, 2016 - Industry News
More than 40% of all medium- and heavy-duty diesel commercial trucks in operation in the United States – 4 million of 9.5 million diesel trucks – are now equipped with newer technology clean diesel engines.
July 14, 2016 - Industry News
Retail sales of Class 8 natural gas trucks in the U.S. and Canada improved in May, after getting off to a slow start earlier in the year.
Tags: Retail Sales, ACT Research, Natural Gas Vehicles, Alternative Fuels
July 14, 2016 - Press Release
The new CNG station extends the network of CNG stations across a key regional goods movement corridor and will provide owners and operators of natural gas-fueled trucks and other vehicles with a new, convenient place to fuel.
Tags: Heavy-Duty Trucks, SoCalGas, CNG Fueling Stations
July 13, 2016 - Product News
International Truck now offers predictive cruise control technology on its International ProStar and LoneStar Class 8 on-highway trucks.
Tags: LoneStar, International, Fuel Economy, ProStar
July 13, 2016 - Industry News
Alternative fuel truck and fuel system manufacturer Greenkraft is now offering fully automatic Allison Transmissions on its medium-duty trucks.
Tags: Alternative Fuels, Greenkraft, Allison Transmission, CNG, Propane Autogas, Transmissions
July 12, 2016 - Industry News
Oklahoma has reached a milestone of having at least one compressed natural gas (CNG) station every 100 miles along its interstates in a private-public partnership that began in 2011, according to an announcement from NGVAmerica.
Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, Oklahoma, CNG Fueling Stations, Elected Leaders
A new government forecast is calling for double-digit gains in diesel prices next year, although gasoline is expected increase by only half as much.
Tags: Economy, Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices, Crude Oil Prices
The Love’s Travel Stop in Guthrie, Okla., off Interstate 35, is now offering Fast-Fill compressed natural gas for heavy-duty trucks.
Tags: Love's Travel Stops, Trillium CNG, CNG Fueling Stations, CNG
Fleets who deploy XL Hybrids vans for delivery or service uses in California can now defray the cost of the conversion with a $2,500 voucher, the company has announced.
Tags: CARB, California, XL Hybrids, Full-Size Vans, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Hybrid Conversion
July 11, 2016 - Industry News
Gain Clean Fuel has partnered with FastFlow CNG to build and manage a co-branded compressed natural gas fueling station in South Texas.
Tags: Green Fleets, Partnership, Alternative Fuels, CNG Fueling Stations
July 7, 2016 - Industry News
A new report finds that natural gas offers additional benefits for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, as well as fleets, with total stations expected to hit 39,300 by 2026.
Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, CNG, LNG, CNG Fueling Stations
July 6, 2016 - Industry News
Nominations are open until Friday, Aug. 12, for the all-new Fleet Technology Expo awards. which will recognize fleets for their sustainability and efficiency practices.
Tags: sustainability, Green Fleets, Fleet Efficiency, Fleet Events, Fleet Technology Expo
July 5, 2016 - Industry News
Part of Volkswagen AG’s recent settlement with the Federal Trade Commission over its emissions-cheating scandal will fund diesel emissions-reduction efforts in the heavy-duty truck industry.
Tags: Volkswagen, Federal Trade Commission, NOx, Diesel Emission Reduction Act, Emissions Reduction
Alkane Truck Company will still pursue alternative fuels as its primary source of fuel, but has decided to add the gasoline option to both its line of Class 7 trucks as well as its off-road vehicle, the Dominator.
Tags: Gasoline, Class 7, Propane Autogas, CNG, Alkane Truck Company, The Dominator
June 30, 2016 - Press Release
Clean Energy Fuels Corp. opened a compressed natural gas (CNG) station in Houston.
Tags: Clean Energy Fuels, Houston, CNG Fueling Stations
June 29, 2016 - Industry News
A new report concludes that most fleets should look at adopting lower-viscosity engine oils for fuel savings.
Tags: Fuel Economy, PC-11, NACFE, Engine Oils, Low-Viscosity Oil
Specially equipped Scania trucks will travel on Siemens' first eHighway system, which it has opened on a public road in Sweden on a 2-kilometer stretch of the E16 highway north of Stockholm.
Tags: Siemens, Sweden, Scania, Electric Vehicles, Hybrid Trucks, Global
June 28, 2016 - Industry News
Connected and autonomous vehicle technology, as well as electric power, are three disruptive technologies that will highlight the IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in September in Germany.
Tags: IAA, Global, Autonomous Vehicles, Connected Vehicle Technology
June 27, 2016 - Industry News
The price of diesel fuel remained unchanged last week, but things could be changing soon as United Kingdom’s vote to leave the European Union has affected global energy prices.
Tags: Gas Prices, Diesel Prices, Crude Oil Prices, Global, Brexit, European Union, United Kingdom
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