Near-zero-emission natural gas trucks have been deemed feasible for drayage operations by the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. A May 2020 addendum to their Feasibility Assessment for Drayage Trucks upgraded currently available trucks to the highest technology readiness level.
May 29, 2020
New California rules increase the percentage of electric-truck sales targets across all vehicle categories, from ¾-ton pickups to Class 8 trucks, starting in 2024.
April 29, 2020
The South Coast AQMD released Program Announcements for the 2020 Carl Moyer Program, including the SOON (Surplus Off-Road Opt-In for NOx) Provision. Applications are now being accepted.
April 8, 2020
Washington's SB 5811 also expands the types of vehicles required to meet California standards to include medium-duty vehicles.
March 13, 2020
Southern California Gas and Western Milling unveiled the first of a planned 30 new ultra-low emissions trucks the company will deploy at its operations in Goshen, California.
February 11, 2020
Werner Enterprises announced a pilot program to evaluate an electric-powered truck in year-long stint in southern California.
January 10, 2020
The California Air Resources Board is suspending enforcement of its greenhouse-gas emission standards for trailer for at least two years.
December 5, 2019
American Natural Gas broke ground at a public natural gas fueling station in Modesto, Calif. This natural gas fueling station is made possible by PepsiCo in conjunction with ANG.
November 25, 2019
California has banned the purchase of gasoline vehicles by government groups and will require state agencies to buy vehicles from manufacturers that recognize the state's authority to set its own emission standards.
November 19, 2019
The California Air Resources Board (CARB) approved a $533 million plan to improve access to clean transportation in the state, with a portion of the funding directed at an enhanced fleet modernization program.
October 29, 2019
PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay division plans on reducing its greenhouse gas emissions 20% by 2030 through the replacement of all its existing diesel-powered freight equipment with zero-emission and near-zero emission technologies at its Modesto, Calif. manufacturing site.
October 7, 2019
Penske Truck Leasing is growing its electric vehicle fleet with the recent addition of a Kalmar Ottawa Electric Terminal Tractor T2E.
October 2, 2019
Anheuser-Busch will be deploying 21 battery-electric trucks in California to showcase economic and environmental sustainable warehousing and distribution technology for fleets.
October 2, 2019
Colorado’s Air Quality Control Commission voted 8-to-1 for ZEV standards, joining 10 other states such as California and New York and supported by the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers and Global Automakers.
August 16, 2019
In a move viewed by some as a rejection of the Trump Administraton's plan to rollback emissions standards, four major automakers have voluntarily agreed to follow California's stricter standards going forward.
July 26, 2019