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Sausage Fleet Switches to Propane Autogas
By David Cullen
Tim Stevens, president of Stevens Sausage, decided in 2013 to move away from spec’ing more diesel engines for the company’s 13-vehicle delivery fleet. So he decided to covert them to propane autogas.
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Customers Make LNG ‘No-Brainer’ for Florida Fleet
By David Cullen
The Jacksonville-based truckload carrier's transition to LNG was driven by three factors: addressing customers’ sustainability goals, contributing to U.S. energy independence, and lowering fuel costs for the 500-truck fleet.
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PG&E Electrifies Its Sustainability Efforts
By Adam Pringle
PG&E has proposed the building of 25,000 public EV chargers throughout California. Along with San Diego Gas & Electric and Southern California Edison, it is waiting for approval from the California Public Utilities Commission.
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CNG: From an Idea to a Solution
By Stephane Babcock
Before starting down the path of alternative fuels Ryder System had the benefit of a deep understanding of diesel technologies, which led them to research some alternatives.
While biodiesel mandates have probably done more to build resistance to its use than win over its skeptics, some fleets, like Mesilla Valley Transportation, report high levels of success with the fuel.
Mesilla Valley Transportation Swears by Its B20 Biodiesel Blend
By Jim Park
While biodiesel mandates have probably done more to build resistance to its use than win over its skeptics, some fleets, like Mesilla Valley Transportation, report high levels of success with the fuel.

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Courtesy of Efficient Drivetrains Inc. 
EDI Offers CNG-PHEV Class 4 Truck
Efficient Drivetrains Inc. has developed a compressed natural gas and plug-in hybrid electric medium-duty truck that can achieve 40 miles of all-electric range or 27 mpg gasoline equivalent when in hybrid mode.
A Cummins Westport ISL G engine. Photo: Cummins Westport
Cummins Westport's Near Zero Natural Gas Engine Certified
Cummins Westport’s ISL G Near Zero NOx natural gas engine has received Near Zero NOx emission certifications from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and California Air Resources Board.
Diesel Prices Driven Up by Regional Increases
The price of diesel fuel increased last week, breaking a three-week streak of average price decreases, according to the latest numbers from the Energy Department.
Photo courtesy of Propel.
Propel Expands Renewable Diesel in California
Propel Fuels has made its Diesel HPR renewable diesel fuel available at a fueling station in Hayward, Calif., the fuel retailer announced.
Photo courtesy of TruStar Energy.
TruStar Opens CNG Station for Connecticut Refuse Fleet
TruStar Energy has opened a large, time-fill compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station designed and built for privately held refuse hauler All Waste Inc. in Hartford, Conn., the fueling infrastructure developer announced.
Model year 2017 Cascadia Evolution trucks spec’d with DT12 automated transmissions will see 7.15 mpg, Freightliner says.
Truck Quality, Fuel Efficiency to Drive Strong Orders into 2016
“We do not think economic conditions have to be amazing to have a good trucking industry," said a Freightliner executive, predicting strong truck orders into 2016.
Photo courtesy of Waste Management.
Waste Management Opens CNG Facility in Louisiana
Waste Management has opened its new compressed natural gas (CNG) fleet facility in Walker, La., the company announced. The new CNG facility will fuel trucks servicing the greater Baton Rouge, La., area.
Photo courtesy of Orange EV.
Orange EV Expands Operations
Orange EV will expand its operations to meet growing demand for its electric vehicles, the terminal truck manufacturer announced.
Photo: Jim Park
Diesel Price Drops Again for Third Week
The price of diesel fuel fell again for the third straight week, according to the latest figures from the U.S. Energy Department.
Plans for Florida's Only LNG Plant Scrapped
Plans to develop the only liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant in Florida are being scrapped as a result of increased domestic LNG production, reported Bloomberg.


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FlowBelow AeroKit Designed for Tanker Industry FlowBelow Aero’s tractor-mounted Tank Truck AeroKit system is designed specifically for tank truck applications.
AeroFlap Accommodates Wide-Base Tires Fleet Engineers has released the AF-19, a 19-inch wide version of the AeroFlap mud flap which is sized to accommodate wide-base tires.
Racor Fuel Cart Filters Diesel Fuel The Racor Division of Parker Hannifin’s CLEANDiesel Fuel Cart is designed for pre-filtration and transfer of diesel and biodiesel fuels.
DTech Adds Two Diesel Fuel Additives DTech’s DieselMax and DieselBoost fuel additives are designed to improve lubricity in diesel fuel for all makes and models of diesel trucks.
Worthington Introduces Lightweight Large Diameter CNG Cylinder Worthington Industries' lightweight, large diameter 26.2-inch compressed natural gas cylinder is designed to extend route length for refuse trucks.
The Impact of the Low Carbon Fuel Standard and Cap and Trade Programs on California Retail Diesel Prices
A report done for the California Trucking Association examines the effects of the state's Low Carbon Fuel Standard and Cap and Trade program.
Barriers to the Increased Adoption of Fuel Efficiency Technologies
A new fleet survey and research conducted by The North American Council for Freight Efficiency has identified what stands between fleets and better fuel economy.


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