October 19, 2015 - Industry News
After rising for two weeks in a row, the average price of diesel fuel dropped again, according to the latest numbers from the Energy Department.
Tags: Oil Prices, Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices
October 17, 2015 - Product News
Aerodynamic provider SmartTruck announced its new LeadEdge Top Fairing, designed to manipulate and manage the disruptive airflow created in the gap between cab and trailer, or between two tandem trailers.
Tags: Trailers, SmartTruck, Aerodynamics, ATA MC&E
October 16, 2015 - Industry News
Pacific Gas & Electric will invest $100 million to purchase battery-electric vehicles and gasoline-electric hybrids over the next five years to reduce fuel costs and lower emissions, the nation's largest utility announced Oct. 15.
Tags: Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Battery-Electric Vehicles, PG&E, Vehicle Purchasing, Emissions Reduction
Workhorse Group says it has obtained permission from the Federal Aviation Administration to test its Horsefly delivery drone, an eight-motor, eight-rotor “octocopter” designed to work with a specially equipped E-Gen electric walk-in van.
Tags: UPS, Workhorse, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Commercial Drones, Delivery Fleets, USPS
October 15, 2015 - Industry News
The Propane Education and Research Council showed a propane autogas-powered Isuzu NPR-HD cabover equipped with a Campbell-Parnell bi-fuel system at an industry trade show, the council has announced.
Tags: Propane Autogas, Isuzu NPR, Cabovers, Bi-Fuel Propane
October 13, 2015 - Industry News
The average price of diesel fuel was up for the second straight week following months of downward movement, according to the latest numbers from the Energy Department.
October 12, 2015 - Industry News
The data coming from a truck's engine computer may not be the most accurate gauge of fuel economy according to a new report.
Tags: Fuel Economy, FPInnovations, Big Data
Santa Clara County in California cut the ribbon for its $1.5 million public-access compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station on Oct. 8.
Tags: Santa Clara County, Public-Private Partnership, Trillium CNG, CNG Fueling Stations
October 9, 2015 - Industry News
In order to provide uninterrupted service during the several weeks it took to complete pipeline testing, PG&E used trailers to deliver LNG and CNG to the injection sites.
Tags: Natural Gas, CNG, LNG, Pacific Gas and Electric Company
EPA has fined Estes Express Lines $100,000 for failing to install diesel particulate filters on 15% of its California fleet.
Tags: Emissions, CARB, California, EPA, Fines, Truck and Bus Regulation
October 6, 2015 - Industry News
Efficient Drivetrains Inc. has developed a compressed natural gas and plug-in hybrid electric medium-duty truck that can achieve 40 miles of all-electric range or 27 mpg gasoline equivalent when in hybrid mode.
Tags: PHEV, CALSTART, Medium-Duty Trucks, California Energy Commission, Greenkraft, CNG, Class 4, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles
October 5, 2015 - Industry News
Cummins Westport’s ISL G Near Zero NOx natural gas engine has received Near Zero NOx emission certifications from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and California Air Resources Board.
Tags: CARB, Natural Gas Engines, EPA, Cummins Westport ISL G, Cummins Westport, Emissions
The price of diesel fuel increased last week, breaking a three-week streak of average price decreases, according to the latest numbers from the Energy Department.
October 5, 2015 - Press Release
Propel Fuels has made its Diesel HPR renewable diesel fuel available at a fueling station in Hayward, Calif., the fuel retailer announced.
Tags: California, Propel Fuels, Renewable Diesel, Fueling Stations
TruStar Energy has opened a large, time-fill compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station designed and built for privately held refuse hauler All Waste Inc. in Hartford, Conn., the fueling infrastructure developer announced.
Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, Connecticut, TruStar Energy, CNG Fueling Stations, CNG
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.
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
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