August 2, 2016 - Industry News
UPS has achieved its goal of driving 1 billion miles with its alternative fuel and advanced technology fleet one year earlier than planned, the global delivery company announced.
Tags: UPS, Alternative Fuels, Fleet Sustainability, Delivery Fleets
Nikola Motor Company’s advanced research and development team says it has achieved 100% zero emissions on the company’s hybrid-electric Class 8 truck, the Nikola One.
Tags: Turbine Truck Engines, Electric Vehicles, Zero-Emission Vehicles, Hybrid Trucks, Nikola Tesla
August 1, 2016 - Industry News
Diesel fuel prices are continuing to fall, dropping around 8 cents from their peak of $2.43 per gallon in early June, according to the latest numbers from the Energy Department.
Tags: Gas Prices, Diesel Prices, Crude Oil Prices
July 28, 2016 - Industry News
Heavy-duty Urban eTruck for “short radius” use in Germany and elsewhere could be in production by 2020 or soon thereafter, Daimler says.
Tags: Daimler Trucks, Europe, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Zero-Emission Vehicles
July 25, 2016 - Industry News
The average price of diesel fuel fell again last week, continuing a steady decline in prices that began over a month ago.
Tags: Gas Prices, Fuel Prices, Diesel Prices
July 24, 2016 - Product News
Cummins officials say their next-generation X15 heavy-duty diesel series will offer new value through economy, performance, reliability and support when it replaces existing ISX15 models in January 2017. A year later, a new X12 will supersede the current ISX12.
Tags: Cummins, Vehicle Performance, Fuel Economy, Cummins X15, Engines, Diesel Engines
July 22, 2016 - Industry News
Tesla Motors' CEO Elon Musk plans to build a battery-electric pickup truck, heavy-duty truck, and a bus that would turn the driver into a "fleet manager," according to his Master Plan, Part Deux.
Tags: Tesla Motors, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Class 8, Electric Trucks
Compressed natural gas fuel systems maker Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies has been acquired by Douglas Acquisitions, a Northern California-based private equity firm.
Tags: Mergers & Acquisitions, CNG, Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies
Westport Fuel Systems named Nancy Gougarty the company’s chief executive officer, effective immediately to replace the retiring David Demers.
Tags: Leadership, Alternative Fuels, People, Westport, Natural Gas
July 20, 2016 - Industry News
The San Diego Port Tenants Association (SDPTA) received a $5.9 million grant from the California Energy Commission (CEC) to fund the development of 10 all-electric medium- and heavy-duty vehicles for operation at the Port of San Diego.
Tags: Grant Funding, Battery-Electric Vehicles, State Grants, Ports
July 19, 2016 - Industry News
Pressure Systems International, an automatic tire inflation systems provider, has invested in a new aerodynamic technology and entered into an exclusive distribution agreement with Plasma Stream Technologies.
Tags: Partnership, Investment, Aerodynamics, P.S.I.
July 18, 2016 - Industry News
The average price of diesel fuel fell again last week, continuing a streak of very slight declines in the past month, according to the latest numbers from the Energy Department.
July 15, 2016 - Industry News
More than 40% of all medium- and heavy-duty diesel commercial trucks in operation in the United States – 4 million of 9.5 million diesel trucks – are now equipped with newer technology clean diesel engines.
July 14, 2016 - Industry News
Retail sales of Class 8 natural gas trucks in the U.S. and Canada improved in May, after getting off to a slow start earlier in the year.
Tags: Retail Sales, ACT Research, Natural Gas Vehicles, Alternative Fuels
July 14, 2016 - Press Release
The new CNG station extends the network of CNG stations across a key regional goods movement corridor and will provide owners and operators of natural gas-fueled trucks and other vehicles with a new, convenient place to fuel.
Tags: Heavy-Duty Trucks, SoCalGas, CNG Fueling Stations
July 13, 2016 - Product News
International Truck now offers predictive cruise control technology on its International ProStar and LoneStar Class 8 on-highway trucks.
Tags: LoneStar, International, Fuel Economy, ProStar
July 13, 2016 - Industry News
Alternative fuel truck and fuel system manufacturer Greenkraft is now offering fully automatic Allison Transmissions on its medium-duty trucks.
Tags: Alternative Fuels, Greenkraft, Allison Transmission, CNG, Propane Autogas, Transmissions
July 12, 2016 - Industry News
Oklahoma has reached a milestone of having at least one compressed natural gas (CNG) station every 100 miles along its interstates in a private-public partnership that began in 2011, according to an announcement from NGVAmerica.
Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, Oklahoma, CNG Fueling Stations, Elected Leaders
A new government forecast is calling for double-digit gains in diesel prices next year, although gasoline is expected increase by only half as much.
Tags: Economy, Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices, Crude Oil Prices
The Love’s Travel Stop in Guthrie, Okla., off Interstate 35, is now offering Fast-Fill compressed natural gas for heavy-duty trucks.
Tags: Love's Travel Stops, Trillium CNG, CNG Fueling Stations, CNG
Fleets who deploy XL Hybrids vans for delivery or service uses in California can now defray the cost of the conversion with a $2,500 voucher, the company has announced.
Tags: CARB, California, XL Hybrids, Full-Size Vans, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Hybrid Conversion
July 11, 2016 - Industry News
Gain Clean Fuel has partnered with FastFlow CNG to build and manage a co-branded compressed natural gas fueling station in South Texas.
Tags: Green Fleets, Partnership, Alternative Fuels, CNG Fueling Stations
July 7, 2016 - Industry News
A new report finds that natural gas offers additional benefits for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, as well as fleets, with total stations expected to hit 39,300 by 2026.
Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, CNG, LNG, CNG Fueling Stations
July 6, 2016 - Industry News
Nominations are open until Friday, Aug. 12, for the all-new Fleet Technology Expo awards. which will recognize fleets for their sustainability and efficiency practices.
Tags: Sustainability, Green Fleets, Fleet Efficiency, Fleet Events, Fleet Technology Expo
July 5, 2016 - Industry News
Part of Volkswagen AG’s recent settlement with the Federal Trade Commission over its emissions-cheating scandal will fund diesel emissions-reduction efforts in the heavy-duty truck industry.
Tags: Volkswagen, Federal Trade Commission, NOx, Diesel Emission Reduction Act, Emissions Reduction
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