Fuel Smarts

Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL) has introduced an amendment that would defund the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act. Photo: Office of Rep. Gary Palmer

News

Transportation Group Opposes De-Funding Diesel Emissions Reduction Act

A large group representing manufacturers, transportation associations, and clean air and health advocates sent a letter to the House of Representatives opposing a proposed amendment to the House Interior-EPA appropriations bill that would remove all funding for the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act.

Piedmont Natural Gas utilizes compressed natural gas in its fleet of dump trucks. (Photo: Piedmont Natural Gas)

Articles

Piedmont Natural Gas Aims for CNG Truck Conversions

Growing in use in truck fleets, compressed natural gas is a clean alternative to gasoline and diesel. One natural gas utility fleet is working to grow its use of natural gas vehicles and promote the technology.

Photo courtesy of City of Long Beach

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Calif. City Switches to Renewable Natural Gas

The City of Long Beach, Calif., recently began dispensing renewable natural gas (RNG) at its new compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station. The station is used for the city’s growing fleet of refuse trucks and street sweepers.

Drivers like the yard truck's quiet operation. Photo: Orange EV

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Electric Yard Truck Deployed to McDonald's Distribution Network

Orange EV and The Anderson DuBose Company have deployed the first all-electric Class 8 yard truck in the McDonald’s distribution network.

Cummins has developed an electric technology demonstration vehicle. Photos: Jim Park

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Cummins Taking Long View on Alternative Power

Cummins sees itself as a technology company that has been very successful in commercializing diesel power. Through decades of change and disruption, the company has adapted and moved ahead. The next wave of change is no different, and Cummins believes the outcome will be no different.

Videos

On the Spot: Cummins Electric Daycab Tractor [Video]

Julie Furber, executive director of electrification business at Cummins, gives Equipment Editor Jim Park details and specs of the company’s first all-electric heavy-duty truck.

Photo: U.S. Coast Guard District 5/ Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki

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Harvey Damage Raises Fuel Prices, Lowers Oil Prices

As a result of the flood damage caused by Hurricane Harvey, fuel prices are rising across the country – but curiously, crude oil prices have dropped at the same time.

California legislators may soon target older diesel trucks in a new round of tough state emissions regulations. Photo: Jim Park

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California Gears up for Stricter Diesel Truck Emissions Regulations

Diesel-powered trucks appear to be in the crosshairs once again as California legislators, citing overwhelming public support, call for even tougher emissions regulations.

The Cummins Urban Hauler EV is an all-electric, Class 7 day cab tractor designed for urban delivery, drayage and port facility applications. Photo: Jim Park

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Cummins Unveils Class 7 All-Electric Daycab Tractor

Cummins has beaten Tesla to the punch with its unveiling of a new, all-electric truck, dubbed the Urban Hauler EV.

The StreetScooter Work XL Photo: Ford

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DHL Adds Electric Ford Transit Vans in Germany

Ford and Deutsche Post Group subsidiary StreetScooter GmbH have presented the first of their jointly produced electric delivery vans, the StreetScooter Work XL.

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