National News

Cummins Introduces Heavy-Duty Natural Gas Powertrain

Posted by Victoria on 04/01/2021 7:38 pm  /   LCF Members, National News, Natural Gas, News

Originally posted by Heavy Duty Trucking | March 8, 2021 | Original Article Cummins announced that the ISX12N+Endurant HD N natural gas powertrain is now available for heavy duty customers. The powertrain is a combination of the ISX12N near zero natural gas engine and the Endurant HD N 12-sp...

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Blue Bird Delivers Colorado’s First Electric School Bus

Posted by Victoria on 03/21/2021 5:11 pm  /   Electric Vehicles, LCF Members, National News, News

Originally posted as a Blue Bird press release | March 11, 2021 | Original Article Boulder Valley School District is the first district in the state to operate an electric school bus, powered by Blue Bird Colorado is the latest state to add a zero-emissions school bus to its fleet. Blue Bird Corpo...

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RNG surpasses half billion gallon transportation fuel mark in 2020

Posted by Victoria on 03/14/2021 11:38 pm  /   Bio Fuels, National News, Natural Gas, News

Originally posted by US Gas Vehicles | February 25, 2021 | Original Article The U.S. EPA released data showing over 503 million gallons (EGE) of renewable natural gas (RNG) were produced in 2020 for transportation purposes, demonstrating a marked increase from the 404 million gallons in 2019. This...

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Why transport buyers tell Hyzon hydrogen is a 'no-brainer'

Posted by Victoria on 03/14/2021 11:00 pm  /   Hydrogen Fuel Cell, National News, News

Originally posted by Jim Stinson | March 3, 2021 | Transport Dive | Original Article Hyzon Motors, a manufacturer of fuel-cell electric buses and trucks, said on Monday that it will establish a Chicago-area plant to produce a key component of hydrogen fuel cells, the membrane el...

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US DOE Announces Top Staffing Appointments

Posted by Victoria on 03/07/2021 2:21 pm  /   EERE (Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy), National News, News

Jennifer M. Granholm was sworn in on February 25, 2021, as the 16th Secretary of Energy by Vice President Kamala Harris, following a broad bipartisan confirmation vote of 64-35 in the United States Senate. Secretary Granholm is only the second woman to lead the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). R...

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Kenworth T680E Battery-Electric Now HVIP-Approved

Posted by Victoria on 03/05/2021 12:00 am  /   Electric Vehicles, National News, News

Originally posted by Matthew Mercure | March 1, 2021 | NGT News | Original Article The new Kenworth T680E battery-electric vehicle is now available and qualifies for a $120,000 voucher incentive available to qualifying California purchasers from the California Air Resources Boar...

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Daimler Truck, Volvo Group launch joint fuel-cell company

Posted by Victoria on 03/05/2021 12:00 am  /   Hydrogen Fuel Cell, National News, News

Originally posted by FleetOwner | March 2, 2021 | Original Article The new company, cellcentric, will develop, produce and commercialize fuel-cell systems for use in heavy-duty trucks, as well as other applications. Daimler Truck AG and Volvo Group have completed the transaction of the joint fuel-...

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U.S. Department of Transportation Announces FY 2021 Round of the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) Grant Program

Posted by Victoria on 02/25/2021 3:46 pm  /   Awards & Grants, Clean Fuels Funding, Clean Fuels Infrastructure, National News, News

Originally posted by the US Department of Transportation WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has announced it is seeking applicants for the FY 2021 round of the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) discretionary grant program to fund transportation projects of ...

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XL Fleet Partnering with Curbtender to Develop All-Electric and Plug-in Hybrid Refuse Trucks

Posted by Victoria on 02/22/2021 4:22 pm  /   Electric Vehicles, LCF Members, National News, News

Originally posted by XL Fleet | Original Article Together, both companies will develop a series of all-electric, plug-in hybrid and hybrid electric refuse truck models across a range of Class 3-8 waste management vehicle options, beginning in 2021. BOSTON, February 4, 2021 – XL Fleet Corp. (...

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New ROUSH CleanTech Electric Truck Achieves Key California Incentive

Posted by Victoria on 01/26/2021 4:29 pm  /   Electric Vehicles, National News, News

Originally posted as a ROUSH CleanTech Press Release | January 26, 2021 | Original Article Incentive program accelerates purchase of cleaner, more efficient trucks and buses in state LIVONIA, Mich. (Jan. 26, 2021) — ROUSH CleanTech’s Ford F-650 battery electric truck has achieved the p...

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