October 4, 2015 - Industry News
“We do not think economic conditions have to be amazing to have a good trucking industry," said a Freightliner executive, predicting strong truck orders into 2016.
Tags: Freightliner, Fuel Efficiency, Greenhouse Gas Emissions
October 2, 2015 - Press Release
Waste Management has opened its new compressed natural gas (CNG) fleet facility in Walker, La., the company announced. The new CNG facility will fuel trucks servicing the greater Baton Rouge, La., area.
Tags: Waste Management, Heavy-Duty Trucks, Louisiana, CNG Fueling Stations, CNG
October 2, 2015 - Industry News
Orange EV will expand its operations to meet growing demand for its electric vehicles, the terminal truck manufacturer announced.
Tags: Battery-Electric Vehicles, Orange EV
September 28, 2015 - Industry News
The price of diesel fuel fell again for the third straight week, according to the latest figures from the U.S. Energy Department.
Tags: Oil Prices, Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices
Plans to develop the only liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant in Florida are being scrapped as a result of increased domestic LNG production, reported Bloomberg.
Tags: Florida, LNG, Alternative Fuels
Heavy Duty Trucking is extending the deadline for nominations to be a part of the 2015 Top 50 Green Fleets to Oct. 6.
Tags: Green Fleets, Survey, Awards, Top 50 Green Fleets
September 25, 2015 - Industry News
The California Air Resources Board has opted to “readopt” a Low Carbon Fuel Standard that requires a 10 percent reduction in the “carbon intensity of transportation fuels” by 2020.
Tags: GHG, Low Carbon Fuel Standard, Biodiesel, Alternative Fuels, CARB
The Regional Air Quality Council (RAQC) will open the application period for its upcoming round of funding under the Alt Fuels Colorado grant program on Oct. 1, the organization announced.
Tags: Colorado, Propane Autogas, CNG, Battery-Electric Vehicles, State Grants
September 24, 2015 - Press Release
Waste Management and New Jersey Natural Gas (NJNG) have opened a public-access compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station at Waste Management's facility in Toms River, N.J., the companies announced.
Tags: Waste Management, New Jersey, Heavy-Duty Trucks, CNG Fueling Stations, CNG
September 23, 2015 - Industry News
The EPA is serious about further reducing exhaust emissions and boosting vehicle fuel economy. But the agency official’s remarks suggested that it intends to be reasonable about it.
Tags: Emissions, Diesel Emissions, EPA, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, GHG emissions, Technology & Maintenance Council
September 22, 2015 - Press Release
Advanced Disposal opened its seventh compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station at its hauling facility in Macon, Ga., the refuse and recycling company announced.
Tags: Refuse Trucks, Georgia, CNG Fueling Stations, CNG
Clean Energy Fuels Corp. has opened the first liquefied natural gas (LNG) refueling station in Mississippi, the company announced.
Tags: Mississippi, Clean Energy Fuels, LNG Fueling Station, LNG
September 21, 2015 - Industry News
The prices of diesel and gasoline fuel dropped further for the week amid a volatile crude oil market, according to the U.S. Energy Department.
Tags: Gas Prices, Diesel Prices, Crude Oil Prices
Crude oil prices are moving higher amid concerns that low prices have led to too many crude production cuts.
Tags: Oil Prices, Economy, Fuel Prices, Diesel Prices
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded nearly $55 million for 24 projects to develop and deploy cutting-edge vehicle technologies for improving fuel efficiency and reducing petroleum consumption, along with making plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) more affordable.
Tags: Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Fuel Efficiency, Grant Funding, U.S. Department of Energy, Federal Grants
September 18, 2015 - Industry News
Daimler Trucks says meeting EPA's Phase 2 GHG reduction requirements, as they currently stand in the proposal stage, may not be possible under the current timeline.
Tags: DTNA, EPA, GHG emissions
September 17, 2015 - Industry News
As part of a global, company-wide initiative, DHL Express has replaced approximately 75 percent of its 3,100-vehicle U.S. fleet with new, more fuel-efficient vehicles in 2014 and 2015, the parcel delivery company announced.
Tags: Propane Autogas, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Delivery Fleets
September 14, 2015 - Industry News
After a week of increases, the price of a gallon of on-highway diesel fuel fell by 1.7 cents, according to the latest numbers from the U.S. Energy Department.
Midway City Sanitary District (MCSD) has opened a new compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling facility in Westminster, Calif., the waste management agency announced.
Tags: California, Refuse Trucks, CNG Fueling Stations, CNG
September 11, 2015 - Industry News
Penske Truck Leasing has created a website for finding publicly accessible fueling stations for heavy-duty alternative fueled vehicles in the U.S. and Canada.
Tags: Alternative Fuels, Penske Truck Leasing, CNG, LNG, Fueling Stations
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced $11 million in available funding to support development and demonstration of alternative-fuel technologies for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles.
Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, Grant Funding, Heavy-Duty Trucks, U.S. Department of Energy, Federal Grants
September 10, 2015 - Industry News
QuikQ’s Fuel Purchasing System will now integrate data from the TMW Systems Innovative transportation management software.
Tags: Fuel Cards, Fleet Management Software, TMW Systems, Integration
September 8, 2015 - Industry News
The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel fuel rose for the first time in 3 ½ months, according to the latest numbers from the U.S. Energy Department.
Tags: Oil Prices, Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices, U.S. Department of Energy
September 4, 2015 - Press Release
American Natural Gas (ANG) has opened a new compressed natural gas (CNG) facility at Northeast retailer Tops Friendly Markets' distribution center in Lancaster, N.Y., the fuel distributor announced. The facility, built by ANG and located at 5873 Genesee St., will fuel Tops’ new fleet of 55 CNG tractors leased from Ryder System.
Tags: New York, Natural Gas Vehicles, Ryder System, CNG Fueling Stations, CNG
Energy services provider Piedmont Natural Gas and convenience store operator The Spinx Company have opened a public-access compressed natural gas (CNG) refueling station in Anderson, S.C., the companies announced.
Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, South Carolina, CNG Fueling Stations, CNG
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