June 10, 2015 - Industry News
The industry campaign to develop not one but two new API oil-service categories to eventually replace the current CJ-4 spec for heavy-duty diesel engines is on a fast track for new formulations to be licensed starting in late 2016, according to Shell Lubricants.
Tags: Shell, Engine Oil, Shell Rotella, Shell Lubricants, API, PC-11
June 9, 2015 - Industry News
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has approved legislation that will allow interest-free loans to county governments in the state to buy natural gas vehicles or convert fleet vehicles to natural gas.
Tags: Legislation, Natural Gas Vehicles, Oklahoma, CNG, LNG
Sales of compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied natural gas (LNG) in Texas have increased 78 percent over financial-year 2014 as measured by increases in tax revenue from the alternative fuels, according to the state Comptroller’s office.
Tags: Texas, Natural Gas Vehicles, CNG, LNG, CNG Fueling Stations
June 8, 2015 - Industry News
The average cost of a gallon of on-highway diesel fuel dropped again this week, moving lower for the second time in more than a month.
Tags: Oil Prices, Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices, Fuel
June 5, 2015 - Industry News
The commercial and government fleet members of the Chicago Area Clean Cities saved more than 25 million gallons of petroleum in 2014, which reduced fuel consumption and improved air quality, according to the group.
Tags: Clean Cities, Chicago, Waste Management, Fuel Management, Greenhouse Gas Emissions
June 4, 2015 - Industry News
Clean Air Power has received certification on its Genesis-Edge Dual-Fuel engine system from the Environmental Protection Agency and the California Air Resources Board.
Tags: Emissions, CARB, EPA, Dual Fuel System, CNG, LNG, Natural Gas Vehicles, Clean Air Power
Shell is offering liquefied natural gas at two TravelCenters of America truck fueling stations in Texas, located in Dallas and San Antonio.
Tags: Shell, TravelCenters of America, LNG Fueling Station, LNG
Republic Services’ fleet in Baton Rouge, La., has been awarded Louisiana Clean Fuels’ Fleet of the Year Award for its compressed natural gas (CNG) fleet expansion and petroleum reductions.
Tags: Clean Cities, Refuse Trucks, Republic Services, Louisiana, CNG, Awards
XL Hybrids has begun supplying its XL3 gasoline-electric hybrid powertrain for General Motors' 3500/4500 cutaway and cab chassis van beginning with 2011 model-year vehicles, according to the company.
Tags: Conversion, XL Hybrids, General Motors, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Paratransit
June 3, 2015 - Industry News
Love’s has launched the TirePass full-service inflation system that offers drivers a way to check and automatically inflate tires while refueling.
Tags: Tires, Love's Travel Stops, Tire Inflation
Orange EV has filed an initial order for its T-Series electric terminal truck to be sent to manufacturing and distribution facilities in Chicago, the company announced.
Tags: Vehicle Ordering, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Orange EV, Ports
June 2, 2015 - Industry News
Nebraska's Gov. Pete Ricketts has approved legislation that will establish a new program offering rebates for alternative-fuel vehicle conversions, according to documents from the state legislature.
Tags: Legislation, Nebraska, Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Natural Gas Vehicles, Propane Autogas, Rebates
June 1, 2015 - Industry News
The average price of on-highway diesel moved a little lower this week, following six consecutive weekly increases, according to the U.S. Energy Department.
Tags: Oil Prices, Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices
GE Capital, Transportation Finance is launching a fuel card services program designed for over-the-road trucking companies. The program will be administered by Wex, a provider of corporate payment solutions.
Tags: GE Capital Transportation Finance, Fuel Card, WEX, WEX Fleet One
Sacramento County (Calif.) will be testing out two battery-electric heavy-duty refuse trucks to see how they compare with diesel and natural gas vehicles. The county will demo the TransPower "ElecTrucks" at no cost for two years.
Tags: Heavy-Duty Trucks, Refuse Trucks, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Sacramento County
May 29, 2015 - Industry News
President Obama's U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reduced the federal required levels of ethanol that must be blended with gasoline, which dealt a blow to a biofuel that's falling out of favor in an era of cheap gasoline.
Tags: Ethanol, EPA, Renewable Fuel Standard, President Obama
The transportation sector was a big factor in renewable energy growth in the past decade thanks to growing demand for liquid biofuels.
Tags: Renewable Fuel, EIA, Biofuels
May 29, 2015 - Global News
GE Capital Canada has signed a commercial agreement with Shell Canada Products to facilitate the Canadian trucking industry’s adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG), the fleet management company announced.
Tags: Canada, Shell, Heavy-Duty Trucks, Natural Gas Vehicles, LNG, GE Capital
May 28, 2015 - Industry News
Two new public-access compressed natural gas stations have been opened in Texas by amp Trillium, a joint venture between ampCNG and Trillium CNG.
Tags: Texas, Trillium CNG, CNG Fueling Stations, ampCNG
The California Air Resources Board has selected the clean transportation consortium CALSTART to continue to administer the California Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project.
Tags: CARB, Trucks, California, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Buses, Vouchers, State Grants
May 26, 2015 - Industry News
The average U.S. cost of on-highway diesel continues moving closer to the $3 per gallon mark with it recording its sixth straight weekly increase, according to the U.S. Energy Department.
May 25, 2015 - Industry News
Ryder System will lease natural gas vehicles (NGVs) to two fleet customers in Arkansas, marking the first time it has offered NGVs in the state, the company announced.
Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, Arkansas, Ryder System, CNG
May 19, 2015 - Industry News
Upstream methane is seen as the biggest downside to natural gas trucks, according to a new policy-analysis paper published in the journal Environmental Science & Technology.
Tags: EDF, Natural Gas Vehicles, Emissions, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, GHG emissions
TruStar Energy, in conjunction with Arizona-based D.L. Withers Construction, has been contracted to refurbish the compressed natural gas (CNG) station for the City of Tucson, Ariz., the fueling infrastructure developer announced.
Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, Arizona, City of Tucson, TruStar Energy, CNG Fueling Stations, CNG
May 18, 2015 - Industry News
The national average cost of on-highway diesel moved higher on Monday for the fifth consecutive week, hitting its highest level in two months.
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