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    EPA Funds Midwest Projects to Slash Diesel Transportation Emissions

    Originally posted by Betsy Lillian | November 19, 2018 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded grants to three Missouri entities in support of reducing diesel transportation emissions. Through a Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) project, the Metropolitan Energy Center (...

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    It's Giving Tuesday! Invest in clean air by supporting LCF today.

    Join our Coalition Today Join us in our commitment to improve the air quality in Louisiana by becoming a member of Louisiana Clean Fuels. Last year, LCF stakeholders reduced harmful greenhouse gas emissions by over 40,000 tons and NOx by 203,311 lbs. Even a small donation ...

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    Can the Dairy Industry Help Reduce Transportation’s GHG Emissions?

    Contributor: by Cliff Gladstein | November 20, 2018 Dairy industry to discuss topic at the Dairy Sustainability Summit next week in Sacramento. The California dairy industry is the nation’s largest, producing about 18.5 percent of all of the milk and dairy products consumed in the Unit...

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    Fleet Management, Technology Deemed Essential for Cutting Freight Emissions

    Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features | November 19, 2018 5:15 PM, EST DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Global efforts to improve freight efficiency and reduce carbon emissions will require a multifaceted approach that includes not only vehicle technology, but also better fleet manageme...

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    Republic Services reduces carbon emissions through increased usage of RNG in its fleet

    Via US Gas Vehicles June 2, 2017. Republic Services, Inc. announced that the Company will increase its usage of renewable natural gas (RNG) by three times what it used in 2016 through an expanded agreement with Clean Energy. This enables Republic to reduce its fleet emissions by approximately 110,0...

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    CSA Group publishes new edition of NGV 1 standard

    Via US Gas Vehicles May 29, 2017. CSA Group has published a new edition of CSA/ANSI NGV 1 – Compressed Natural Gas Vehicle Fueling Connection Devices. This standard is ANSI-accredited and is developed for North America for testing and certification of CNG vehicle fueling nozzles and rece...

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    Texas legislator promotes law authorizing grants for natural gas vehicles

    Via US Gas Vehicles June 2, 2017. State Rep. Brooks Landgraf touted passage of a bill passed late Sunday that will create state grants for governmental entities purchasing vehicles that use natural gas, a program the Odessa lawmaker says will help create jobs in the Permian Basin. The legislation ...

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    Clean, Green Yellow (School Bus) Machine

    Written by Jim RomeoVia School Transportation News In Sacramento, California, the Twin Rivers, Elk Grove and Sacramento City Unified School Districts are receiving 29 total electric school buses along with associated charging infrastructure, which demonstrates a zero-emissions school transporta...

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    Lightning Hybrids Renames Business, Rolls Out Fleet Efficiency Lineup

    Posted by Lauren TylerVia NGT News Loveland, Colo.-based Lightning Hybrids has announced it will change its name to Lightning Systems, effective immediately, and that in the next two years, it will introduce a new lineup of fleet efficiency products to support commercial and government fleets. T...

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    Agility’s New Business Unit Acquires CleanFUEL USA Propane Assets

    Posted by Lauren TylerVia NGT News Agility Fuel Solutions announced today that its recently formed Powertrain Systems business unit has acquired the assets of CleanFUEL USA, a provider of liquid-injection propane fuel systems for commercial vehicles, as well as propane autogas dispensers and refu...

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    UPS Unveils First Extended Range Fuel Cell Electric Delivery Vehicle

    Via UPS Pressroom First-of-its-Kind, Zero Tailpipe Emissions, Class 6 Delivery Truck Uses Fuel Cell to Energize Vehicle Propulsion System Prototype to Start Street Testing Later This Year UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced it will deploy a prototype extended range Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FC...

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    Cummins Westport Unveils New Lineup of Natural Gas Engines

    Posted by Joseph BebonVia NGT News At the Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo in Long Beach, Calif., Cummins Westport Inc. (CWI) has announced its model-year 2018 dedicated natural gas engines for regional haul truck/tractor, vocational and transit, school bus, and refuse applications. Ac...

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    Ryder, Workhorse Enter Electric Truck Partnership

    Posted by Joseph BebonVia NGT News Ryder System Inc., a commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions company, has announced a strategic partnership agreement with Workhorse Group Inc., an Ohio-based battery-electric truck and drone manufacturer. Under the partn...

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    Town of Hornbeck's CNG Station Open for Business

    By Rachel SteffanVia Leesville Daily Leader Hornbeck’s compressed natural gas station in Leesville is now officially open. After a ribbon-cutting on Wednesday, people loaded up in a CNG Blue Bird bus and went for a ride to experience the difference. This was followed by an informational pr...

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    Ford Makes Headlines with All-New Pursuit-Rated Hybrid Police Car

    Posted by Lauren TylerVia ngtnews.com Ford Motor Co. has formally unveiled the second of 13 new electrified vehicles (EVs) the company plans to introduce in the next five years – the industry’s first pursuit-rated hybrid police car, the all-new Ford Police Responder Hybrid Sedan. Acc...

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    Six new electric cars coming for 2018 and 2019

    Posted By Stephen EdelsteinVia www.greencarreports.com The next couple of years promise to be quite interesting for electric cars. A minimum of six new models are expected in that time period, all promising ranges of 200 miles or more—which until a few months ago had been the exclusive pro...

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    Another Round: ALT Fuels Colorado Grant Offers More Vehicle Funding

    Posted by Lauren TylerVia ngtnews.com The Regional Air Quality Council (RAQC) has announced the release of the ninth round of applications for the ALT Fuels Colorado (AFC) vehicle grant, offering funding to incentivize the purchase or lease of new original equipment manufacturer, Class 2-8, compr...

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    NuBlu Energy Begins Construction of LNG Plant in Port Allen, LA

    NUBLU ENERGY BEGINS CONSTRUCTION OF LNG PLANT IN PORT ALLEN, LA WHAT: NuBlu Energy Groundbreaking Ceremony WHEN: Friday, March 10, 2017, 11:00 am WHERE: 3450 S Riverview Road, Port Allen, LA 70767 NuBlu Energy is pleased to announce the construction of a natural gas liquefaction plant in Port ...

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    Blue Bird Awarded $4.4M to Develop Electric School Bus

    Written by Sean Gallagher via School Transportation News Bus manufacturer Blue Bird Corp. was awarded $4.4 million by the federal government to develop a zero-emissions, electric-powered school bus that could fund school districts through ‘Vehicle-to-Grid’ technology. The U.S. D...

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    Tesla’s Self-Driving System Cleared in Deadly Crash

    Posted by Neal E. BoudetteVia The New York Times Joshua Brown was killed when his Tesla Model S, which was operating in Autopilot mode, crashed into a tractor-trailer. CreditKrista Kitchen, via Associated Press Eight months after a fatal crash involving a Tesla Motors car ope...

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