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This ICCT graphic shows per-mile emissions of glider vehicles vs. EPA-2010 trucks. Results derived from testing conducted by EPA's National Vehicle & Fuel Emissions Laboratory. Results reflect a 95% weighting of highway activity and 5% weighting of transient activity for a test vehicle with a combined weight of 60,000 pounds.

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EPA Proposal to Exempt Gliders from GHG Regs Draws Criticism in Hearing

Opponents of the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal to roll back the glider kit portion of its greenhouse gas emissions regulations testified Monday that the agency is ignoring its own research and that excepting gliders will put truck and engine makers at a significant competitive disadvantage.

Bart van Aerle has been appointed president of CWI, effective Jan. 1, 2018. Photo via LinkedIn.

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Cummins Westport Names New President, Makes Board Changes

Bart van Aerle has been appointed president of Cummins Westport Inc. The company has also appointed a new board chair and elected new members to the board.

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ACT to Study Potential of Electric Truck Market

ACT Research has announced that it is developing a multi-client study, examining the market potential in the U.S. and Canada for electric medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles through 2035.

Photo courtesy of Toyota.

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Toyota to Build Hydrogen Fueling Infrastructure at Calif. Port

Toyota Motor North America is building what it claims will be the world's first fuel cell power generation play and a hydrogen fueling station at the Port of Long Beach to support its operations, the company has announced.

One of the electric trucks that are adding to the growth in future estimates is the Mitsubishi eCanter. (Photo courtesy of Mitsubishi Fuso)

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Electric, Hybrid Trucks to Exceed 1.6 Million Units by 2027

The overall medium- and heavy-duty truck market is projected to continue its reliance on conventional diesel powertrain for the next decade, but hybrid and electric powertrains populations will increase, with volumes expected to grow from about 125,500 to 1.66 million from 2017 to 2027.

Photo of a Clean Energy CNG Station courtesy of  Clean Energy Fuels Corp.

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Landi Renzo and Clean Energy Form Natural Gas Compressor Company

Landi Renzo and Clean Energy Fuels Corp. will form a new standalone company that will supply natural gas compressors to meet the growing demand of transportation fleets that seek solutions to replace diesel.

Photo: Tesla

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Tesla Lists Electric Truck at $150K for Base Model

Tesla has posted the prices for its upcoming electric truck, the Tesla Semi, showing an expected price of $150,000 for the base model. A version with a longer range will start at $180,000.

Ryder operates a fleet of liquified natural gas (LNG) heavy-duty trucks and has now partnered with Clean Energy. (Image courtesy of Business Wire)

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Ryder Expands Use of Natural Gas

Clean Energy will open a station in Georgetown to fuel the trucks that are expected to consume approximately 380,000 gasoline gallon equivalents (GGEs) of liquified natural gas each year.

Photo: UPS

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UPS Inks Another Huge Contract for Renewable Natural Gas Fuel

Package-hauling giant UPS signed an agreement with Big Ox Energy to purchase 10 million gallon equivalents of renewable natural gas per year. UPS said this is the company’s largest investment in RNG to date.

Photo: Tesla

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J.B. Hunt Reserves Multiple Tesla Semi Electric Trucks

J.B. Hunt Transportation announced that it placed a reservation to purchase multiple Tesla Semi electric tractors that was unveiled on Nov. 16.

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