Articles

    Volvo LIGHTS Team Helps Facilitate Authorization for Public MDHD EV Charging Stations in California

    Originally posted as a press release from Volvo Trucks North America | October 29, 2020 | Original Article Volvo Trucks North America today announced an important milestone in the path to the wide-scale electrification of medium- and heavy-duty trucks via the expansion of public charging ...

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    NTEA Provides Update on Work Truck Week 2021

    Originally posted by Kristen Simpson | Oct. 21, 2020 | NTEA | Original Press Release Association exploring options to share education and connect businesses in year ahead FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (Oct. 21, 2020) — NTEA – The Association for the Work Truck Industry announc...

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    In Case of Electric-Car Fire, Half of Fire Departments Are Unprepared

    Originally posted by Sebastian Blanco | October 10, 2020 | Car and Driver | Original Article NTSB study says U.S. firefighters need different techniques for fires in battery-carrying EVs than standard gas vehicles, but there's no reason for alarm. The National Transportation Safety Board sa...

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    Free NAFTC online courses help towing and salvage operators learn to safely handle alternative fuel vehicles

    Press Release from National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium The National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium at West Virginia University is offering two online trainings targeting towing and salvage operators about how to safely handle alternative fuel vehicles, o...

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    Proterra Unveils the ZX5 Battery-Electric Bus

    Originally posted by Michael Bates | September 15, 2020 | NGT News | Original Article Proterra, a company that specializes in heavy-duty electric transportation, has introduced its newest battery-electric transit vehicle, the Proterra ZX5 electric bus.  The ZX5 bus, Proterra’...

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    Lonestar Specialty Vehicles Partners with In-Charge Energy for Turnkey Electric Vehicle Energy and Charging Solutions

    Originally posted by EINPresswire | July 30, 2020 | Original Article Today Lonestar Specialty Vehicles announced it has partnered with In-Charge Energy, an energy solutions company based in Los Angeles, California, to provide customers Turnkey Energy and Charging solutions for fleet conversion...

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    WEBINAR | Federal Funding: 2020 & Beyond | Sept. 29 @ 12:30 PM

    Federal Funding: 2020 & Beyond Sep 29, 2020 | 12:30 PM CDT This webinar engages leaders from the US EPA, US DOE and US DOT to provide an overview of and updates on federal grant and rebate funding assistance programs for clean medium- and heavy-duty vehicles and equipment. The presentations ...

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    Entergy Commits to Achieving Net-Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050

    Originally posted by Cision | September 24, 2020 | Original Article NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR), a national leader in sustainability and environmental stewardship, announced today it is accelerating its climate action goals wi...

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    Governor Newsom Announces California Will Phase Out Gasoline-Powered Cars & Drastically Reduce Demand for Fossil Fuel in California’s Fight Against Climate Change

    Originally posted by the Office of Governor Gavin Newsom | September 23, 2020 | Original Article Executive order directs state to require that, by 2035, all new cars and passenger trucks sold in California be zero-emission vehicles   Transportation currently accounts for more than 5...

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    LCF Member in the News: Republic Services Announces Partnership with Nikola to Develop and Purchase 2,500 Electric Collection Trucks

    Originally posted by Waste Advantage Magazine | August 10, 2020 | Original Article Republic Services, Inc. announces a partnership with Nikola Corp. to develop and purchase 2,500 electric waste and recycling collection trucks, representing the industry’s first large-scale commitment to fleet ...

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    Volvo Trucks Deploys First Pilot All-Electric VNR Truck at TEC Equipment in Southern California

    Originally posted as a press release from Volvo Lights | June 18, 2020 | Original Article Volvo Trucks North America has deployed its first pilot VNR Electric truck in Southern California as part of the Volvo LIGHTS (Low Impact Green Heavy Transport Solutions) project-an innovative collabora...

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    EV charging, carbon reduction included in $500B transportation infrastructure bill

    Originally posted by Bengt Halvorson | June 5, 2020 | Green Car Reports | Original Article Electric-car charging, hydrogen infrastructure, and penalties for greenhouse-gas-offending states were included in the long-anticipated U.S. House of Representatives transportation bill, released Wednesd...

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    EVs predicted to gain market share, despite 18% sales drop in 2020

    Originally posted by Stephen Edelstein | May 21, 2020 | Green Car Reports | Original Article Electric-car sales will decrease in 2020 due to the global coronavirus pandemic, but not as much as sales of internal-combustion vehicles. That's among the top-level predictions from an annual...

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    Electric Trucks Present a COVID-19 Opportunity

    Originally posted by Mike Roeth, NACFE | May 14, 2020 | ACT News | Original Article There is an old expression that says something like: it’s an ill wind that blows no good. The meaning, of course, is that even during bad situations, there can be positive results. COVID-19 made me t...

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    Electric Shuttles are Taking Off at Airports

    Originally posted by Brianna Lawrence, GNA | May 7, 2020 | ACT News | Original Article The thud of wheels hitting pavement jolts you awake, alerting you that you have arrived. You step out of the airport terminal, welcomed by a noisy cloud of people hailing rides and vehicles honking. As you...

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    Biodiesel Giving Back During COVID-19

    Originally published by the National Biodiesel Board While the global pandemic remains a focus across every industry, biodiesel supporters are banding together to help others in need. "I'm proud to see the response from others in our industry stepping up to help in their own ways," said National B...

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    On-Road RNG Use Continues to Rise

    Originally posted by Michael Bates | April 20, 2020 | NGT News | Original Article NGVAmerica and the RNG Coalition say 39% of all on-road fuel used in natural gas vehicles in 2019 was renewable natural gas (RNG). Captured above ground from organic material in agricultural, wastewate...

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    KeHE Distributors invests in a renewable natural gas powered trucks

    Originally posted by US Gas Vehicles | March 24, 2020 | Original Article KeHE Distributors, a leading natural & organic, fresh and specialty distributor has partnered with Clean Energy Fuels Corp. to add low-carbon emission trucks fueled with renewable natural gas (RNG) to their California flee...

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    Autonomous vehicles could be crucial in responding to future pandemics

    Originally posted by Eitan Grosbard | March 26, 2020 | The Robot Report | Original Article The global COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented public health, economic, and logistical challenges for the world. As billions of people shelter in place in hope of vanquishing the novel coronavi...

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    LCF Member in the News: U.S. Postal Service Contractor to Use Propane-Fueled Ford Trucks

    Originally posted by GRN Staff | March 5, 2020 | Green Fleet Magazine | Original Article USPS contractor McAbee Trucking purchased eight propane Autogas-fueled Ford F-750 delivery trucks that are contracted for parcel delivery routes between USPS locations in North and South Carolina. This marks...

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