July 29, 2015 - Industry News
Thirteen large corporations have signed the White House's American Business Act on Climate Pledge, with companies such as UPS, Coca-Cola and PepsiCo using "greener" fleets to help meet carbon footprint goals.
Tags: UPS, PepsiCo, Coca-Cola, White House, President Obama, Emissions Reduction, Carbon Footprint, Alternative Fuels
Agility has initiated a CEO search process after Barry Engle announced that he will be leaving his role for a position at General Motors.
Tags: Leadership, People, Agility Fuel Systems
Penske Truck Leasing has opened a new facility in the Birmingham suburb of Alabaster, Ala., that offers maintenance for compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles, among other services.
Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, Alabama, Penske Truck Leasing, CNG
July 24, 2015 - Industry News
U.S. Gain has opened two compressed natural gas (CNG) stations in Indianapolis and Des Moines, Iowa, announced the CNG division of U.S. Venture.
Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, CNG Fueling Stations, CNG
July 22, 2015 - Industry News
With its new location in Southern California, the Fleet Technology Expo offers attendees a chance to combine business and pleasure, say event organizers – even a family vacation.
Tags: Fuel Efficiency, Alternative Fuels, Events, Future Trucks, Fleet Technology Expo
July 21, 2015 - Industry News
Delaware has launched its Clean Transportation Incentive Program (CTIP) to provide financial incentives for alternative-fuel vehicles and infrastructure, according to state officials.
Tags: Alternative Fuels, Delaware, Tax Incentives, State Grants
July 20, 2015 - Industry News
The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel fuel continued a now two-month-long streak of decreases
Tags: Oil Prices, EIA, Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has certified Blossman Services' propane-autogas-powered Ford Transit van, the vehicle modifier announced.
Tags: Propane Autogas, Ford Transit, EPA Certification, Propane Conversion, Blossman
July 16, 2015 - Industry News
The U.S. House of Representatives recently passed a highway and transportation bill that included a provision that would change how certain alternative fuels are taxed in relation to conventional fuels.
Tags: Taxes, Propane Autogas, LNG, Highway Bill
The amendment's underlying bill was pulled from further consideration when it became snarled in an unrelated controversy over the Confederate flag.
Tags: EPA, Fuel Economy, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, U.S. Congress
The California Energy Commission approved $2.6 million in grants to Hydrogenics USA Inc., for an advanced fuel-cell truck to transport shipping containers from ports in Los Angeles and Long Beach along a 150-mile loop to a rail network.
Tags: Hydrogenics, State Grants, Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, California Energy Commission
July 15, 2015 - Product News
The palm-sized DataLogger plugs into the tractor’s J1939 diagnostic port and accesses engine data, which Stemco engineers use to predict how much fuel the TrailerTail will save that fleet.
Tags: Fuel Economy, Stemco, TrailerTail
July 15, 2015 - Industry News
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has allocated $18 million in funding to six projects in an effort to reduce the modeled price of algae-based biofuels to less than $5/CGE by 2019 and $3/CGE by 2030.
Tags: Biofuels, Algae Biodiesel, Alternative Fuels, DOE
July 13, 2015 - Industry News
Diesel fuel prices continue to drop as crude oil futures continue to reflect a worldwide glut. Gasoline prices, however, jumped nearly 30 cents a gallon in California.
Tags: Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices, Crude Oil Prices
July 10, 2015 - Global News
BMW Group says it will be the first auto manufacturer in Europe to use a large, fully-electric truck to transport materials on public roads.
Tags: Germany, BMW Group, Battery-Electric Vehicles
July 9, 2015 - Industry News
The U.S. Energy Department this week revised its expectations for fuel prices this year, but they aren’t expected to go wildly higher.
Tags: Oil Prices, Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices, U.S. Department of Energy
July 8, 2015 - Industry News
The Natural Gas Vehicle Institute (NGVi) has launched its NGV Technician and Fleet Operations Safety Training as an e-learning course, the consulting and training provider announced.
Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, Technician Training, CNG, LNG, Online Tool
July 7, 2015 - Product News
SmartTruck Systems announced that it has extended the warranty period on the company’s precision aerodynamic system components for long-haul trucking.
Tags: Warranty, SmartTruck, Aerodynamics
July 7, 2015 - Industry News
Westport Innovations will offer a dedicated propane autogas system for the 2016 Ford F-150 powered by the 5.0L V-8 engine, the company announced.
Tags: Propane Autogas, Westport Innovations, Ford F-150, 2016-MY, Vehicle Modifiers
July 6, 2015 - Industry News
The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel fuel was down slightly, continuing a six-week streak of decreases, according to the latest numbers from the U.S. Energy Department.
Daimler Trucks has concluded a one-year customer trial of its Mitsubishi Fuso Canter E-Cell battery-electric truck.
Tags: Mitsubishi Fuso, Daimler Trucks, Canter, Portugal, Battery-Electric Vehicles
July 1, 2015 - Industry News
A Southern California security company is converting its fleet of Class 5 armored vehicles into plug-in hybrids powered by renewable natural gas with the help of two vehicle modifiers.
Tags: Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, California, RNG, Armored Vehicles, Idle Reduction, Class 5
June 30, 2015 - Industry News
Aerodynamic fairings, low-rolling-resistance tires and automatic tire-inflation systems will allow manufacturers to meet the regulations,
Tags: Greenhouse Gases, Trailers, Fuel Economy, Environmental Regulations
June 29, 2015 - Industry News
The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel fuel was down for the fifth week in a row according to the latest numbers from the U.S. Energy Department.
Tags: Fuel Prices, EIA, Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices
June 26, 2015 - Industry News
Waste Management’s Grand Central Hauling Co. subsidiary has launched 30 compressed natural gas (CNG) collection trucks, along with a public-access CNG fueling station, in Plainfield Township, Pa., the company announced.
Tags: Waste Management, Heavy-Duty Trucks, Pennsylvania, CNG Fueling Stations, CNG
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