November 21, 2014 - Industry News
Ford has increased the fuel efficiency of its 2015 F-150 by up to 29 percent with a lighter-weight aluminum body, pushing highway mpg for a gasoline-powered pickup to 26 mpg.
Tags: Ford F-150, Fuel Economy, Ford, Large Pickups, Aluminum, 2015-MY
Trillium CNG and E-Z Mart Stores opened a public access, Class-8 accessible compressed natural gas fueling station at the E-Z Mart Convenience Store and Truck Stop in Monroe, La.
Tags: Paper Transport, Louisiana, Trillium CNG, CNG Fueling Stations, CNG, Natural Gas
November 19, 2014 - Industry News
The natural gas fueling station in Doraville, Ga., will fuel Mansfield’s fleet of 12 natural gas trucks, along with other area fleets.
Tags: Clean Energy Fuels, CNG Fueling Stations, CNG, Bulk Tank Trailers, Mansfield Energy Corp.
November 18, 2014 - Industry News
The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality is looking for local fleets and owner-operators to participate in a possible truck replacement program funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The program will pay for up to half the cost of a new truck, provided the old one is scrapped.
Tags: EPA, Oregon, Ports, Oregon Trucking Association, Clean Diesel, Emissions, DERA, Federal Grants
A federal lawsuit against truckstop chain Pilot Flying J has been amended, accusing the company's top executive of directing an alleged fuel rebate scheme.
Tags: Crime & Fraud, Truckstops, Pilot Flying J, Litigation
November 17, 2014 - Industry News
The average price of on-highway diesel fuel moved lower over the past week, after seeing its first increase since June last week, according to the U.S. Energy Department’s weekly report on Monday.
Tags: Oil Prices, Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices
The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission and Sunoco Inc. have opened three compressed natural gas fueling dispensers at the Turnpike's New Stanton Service Plaza.
Tags: Pennsylvania, Compressed Natural Gas, CNG Fueling Stations, CNG, Pennsylvania Turnpike
November 14, 2014 - Industry News
Love’s opened a new travel stop in Columbus, Miss., at U.S. Highway 82 and State Highway 50.
Tags: Truck Tires, Mississippi, Love's Travel Stops, Fuel
November 12, 2014 - Industry News
With the assistance of the U.S. Department of Energy coalition Clean Fuels Ohio, Frito-Lay's Ohio fleet now has 45 propane autogas-powered Ford E350 vans and five electric Newton delivery trucks.
Tags: PepsiCo, Clean Fuels Ohio, Frito-Lay, State Grants, Delivery Fleets, Clean Cities
Following the implementation of programs at the Port of Los Angeles to reduce emissions from trucks, ships, trains and other equipment, a new report shows the facility has made big strides in cutting back on air pollution.
Tags: Emissions, Port of Los Angeles, California, Diesel Emissions, Emissions Reduction, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Air Pollution
November 11, 2014 - Industry News
NGVAmerica has launched an online tool that helps fleet drivers locate the nation's natural gas fueling stations.
Tags: CNG Fueling Stations, Online Tool, NGVAmerica
Looking at the most likely adoption curve, ACT believes Class 8 penetration is expected to total 23% of the units sold in 2025.
Tags: Research, Heavy-Duty Trucks, ACT Research, Natural Gas Vehicles
November 10, 2014 - Industry News
The long ride of falling diesel prices has ended with the fuel posting its first weekly increase since late June, according to new U.S. Energy Department figures.
November 7, 2014 - Industry News
At the start of 2015, the state will begin taxing compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquified natural gas (LNG) based on a per-pound rather than per-foot rate.
Tags: CNG, LNG, Taxes, California
Love's is opening a CNG station in Thomson Georgia, in part to offer a reliable place to fill up for Werner Enterprises CNG trucks operating in the area.
Tags: Georgia, Werner Enterprises, CNG Fueling Stations, CNG
November 7, 2014 - Product News
Prime ordered 2,500 TrailerTail aerodynamic devices from ATDynamics to be installed on its new Utility refrigerated trailers. It is the largest order in ATDynamics company history.
Tags: Fuel Efficiency, ATDynamics, Prime Inc., Aerodynamics, TrailerTail
November 6, 2014 - Industry News
Nestle Waters North America has deployed five propane autogas powered delivery trucks in Los Angeles to deliver Arrowhead Mountain Spring Water.
Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, Nestle, Propane Autogas, ROUSH CleanTech
November 5, 2014 - Industry News
Amp Trillium, a joint venture between ampCNG and Trillium CNG, opened the first public access CNG station in Sweetwater, Texas, capable of accommodating all CNG vehicles including Class 8 trucks.
Tags: Texas, Trillium CNG, Dairy Farmers of America, CNG Fueling Stations
Greenkraft Inc. has announced that the California Energy Commission (CEC) approved Greenkraft’s and Efficient Drivetrains, Inc.’s (EDI) joint application for a grant to develop a compressed natural gas (CNG)-hybrid electric vehicle.
Tags: PHEV, Greenkraft, CNG, EDI
November 4, 2014 - Industry News
The McNeilus Next Generation Compressed Natural Gas system, already available for refuse and concrete mixers, is now available on more vehicle types, including construction, delivery, over-the-road, and other severe-duty fleets.
Tags: CNG Conversions, McNeilus, Refuse Trucks, Oshkosh
The Green Fleet Conference & Expo rallied its 550 attendees back together for day two of the alternative fuels conference.
Tags: Green Fleet Conference, Fleet Events, Alternative Fuels
November 3, 2014 - Industry News
Fuel and crude oil are continuing down the road toward lower prices, hitting levels not seen in at least nearly two and half years.
The Technology & Maintenance Council announced a “Fueling the Future” theme for its 2015 Annual Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition, taking place in Nashville, Tenn.
Tags: Fleet Maintenance, TMC, Alternative Fuels, Fuel Management, Events
October 31, 2014 - Industry News
CNG Source is opening its first Indianapolis CNG station on Nov. 20.
Tags: CNG Source, CNG Fueling Stations, Compressed Natural Gas
October 30, 2014 - Industry News
Heavy Duty Trucking announced its second annual Top 50 Green Fleets at the Green Fleet Conference in Schaumburg, Ill., Thursday. A ceremony was held at the conference to honor these fleets for their sustainability efforts in areas such as fuel economy, alternative fuels and emissions.
Tags: Sustainability, Green Fleets, Green Fleet Conference, Alternative Fuels, Top 50 Green Fleets, Fuel Economy
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