September 21, 2015 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Oil Prices, Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices
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
September 3, 2015 - Industry News
Chevron Products Company announced that senior staff engineer Shawn Whitacre has been selected as the new chairman of the ASTM Heavy-Duty Engine Oil Classification Panel.
Tags: Chevron, Oil, Delo Lubricants, PC-11
September 3, 2015 - Press Release
VNG.co has implemented compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling at a newly opened Circle K location in Houston, the company announced.
Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, VNG, CNG Fueling Stations, CNG
September 2, 2015 - Industry News
Shell has refreshed its WhatisPC-11.com website with updated information about the upcoming diesel engine oil specifications.
Tags: Oil, Shell Rotella, PC-11
September 1, 2015 - Industry News
Westport Innovations and Fuel Systems Solutions have entered into a merger agreement to create a new alternative fuel vehicle and engine company.
Tags: Fuel Systems Solutions Inc., Mergers & Acquisitions, Westport
IKEA Distribution Services North America and third-party logistics company National Retail Systems have launched a zero-emissions electric drayage operation in Los Angeles.
Tags: Battery-Electric Vehicles, National Retail Systems, IKEA, Drayage
August 31, 2015 - Industry News
The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel fuel was down again for the 14th straight week, but crude oil futures spiked on word that OPEC member countries were concerned about low oil prices.
TruStar Energy has opened a public-access compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station in Houston, the fueling infrastructure developer announced.
Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, TruStar Energy, CNG Fueling Stations, CNG
Lockheed Martin has reached an investment agreement with Peloton Technology to accelerate the development and deployment of the company's truck-platooning technology.
Tags: Investment, Truck Platooning, Peloton Technology
A high percentage of fleet operators recently surveyed by the California clean transportation consortium CALSTART generally support higher national fuel efficiency standards for medium- and heavy-duty trucks, reported Natural Gas Intelligence.
Tags: Trucks, California, Fuel Efficiency, EPA, NHTSA
August 28, 2015 - Product News
Two European startup companies have developed the Kinetic Energy Recovery System, a hybrid system for road freight vehicles that attaches to a trailer and provides a boost to the vehicle.
Tags: Trailers, Intermodal, Alternative Fuels & Hybrids, Regenerative Braking
August 27, 2015 - Industry News
Judge Beverly Reid O’Connell of the United States District Court for the Central District of California on August 24 granted Stemco subsidiary ATDynamics’ Motion for a Preliminary Injunction against Ridge Corporation’s Green Tail aerodynamic-device business.
Tags: Stemco, Aerodynamics, TrailerTail
August 27, 2015 - Press Release
TIMCO CNG has opened a public-access compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station in Inglewood, Calif., near Los Angeles International Airport, announced Evergreen CNG Systems, which commissioned the facility.
Tags: California, Natural Gas Vehicles, CNG Fueling Stations, CNG
August 26, 2015 - Industry News
Many fleets were honored but only six took the top honors of the HDT Efficiency and Sustainability awards at the 2015 Fleet Technology Expo at an Aug. 26 ceremony.
Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, Awards, Idle Reduction, Fleet Technology Expo, Fuel Economy
Anheuser-Busch has replaced all 97 diesel-fueled tractors in its St. Louis fleet with new compressed natural gas (CNG)-fueled tractors, the brewing company announced. By transitioning to CNG technology, Anheuser-Busch expects to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 2,500 tons per year.
Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, Missouri, CNG, Anheuser-Busch, CNG Conversion
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