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U.S. House unanimously approves sweeping self-driving car measure

Posted by David ShepardsonVia Reuters WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House on Wednesday unanimously approved a sweeping proposal to speed the deployment of self-driving cars without human controls by putting federal regulators in the driver’s seat and barring states from blocking autonomous ...

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Diesel Giant Cummins Unveils Class 7 Electric Truck Prototype

Posted by John O'DellVia trucks.com Cummins Inc., one of the world’s major truck engine developers and a giant in the heavy-duty diesel arena, is looking to electric power as it plans strategy for the future. Cummins unveiled its electric drive system – with an optional for a clean die...

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VW's electric-drive van could haul freight

Via Trailer Body Builders Volkswagen has unveiled an electric-drive concept van that's part of the automaker's strategy to sell a million EVs by 2025. It's also geared toward more autonomous driving by the time it's to arrive in production, and could offer a method of automated freight delivery. T...

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Opelousas Public Works gets two new CNG trucks

Via US Gas Vehicles August 25, 2017. The timeworn Opelousas Street Department pickup trucks, some with odometer readings of 300,000 miles, are being replaced by five new ones fueled by compressed natural gas (CNG) created at the St. Landry Parish landfill, Louisiana. City officials too...

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