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    Caterpillar unveils an all-electric 26-ton excavator with a giant 300 kWh battery pack

    Originally posted by Fred Lambert | January 29th, 2019 | Electrek | Original Article Caterpillar, along with Pon Equipment, has unveiled an all-electric 26-ton excavator with a giant 300 kWh battery pack in an effort to electrify construction equipment. They built a prototype in Gjelleråsen...

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    Ingevity Unveils Low-Pressure ANG Fueling in North Charleston

    Original posted by Betsy Lillian | January 25, 2019 | NGT News | Original Article Ingevity has completed the construction of a low-pressure adsorbed natural gas (ANG) fueling station at its global headquarters and technical center in North Charleston, S.C. The fueling station will supply natural...

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    Southeast Louisiana Clean Fuel Partnership Transitions to New Leadership

    On December 17th, 2018, the New Orleans Regional Planning Commission (RPC) appointed Courtney Young to Director of our sister coalition, the Southeast Louisiana Clean Fuel Partnership (SLCFP). According to SLCFP's newsletter, "Courtney joined the Coalition in 2014 through the U.S. Department of En...

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    The Ford F-150, America’s most American pickup truck, is going electric

    Originally Posted by Umair Irfan | January 25, 2019 | Vox | Original Article Major US automakers have been saying for years that the future is electric. Yet, at the moment, their electric car offerings are meager. But the electric future got a huge boost this month. Ford Motor Company, the secon...

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    Volkswagen to manufacture mobile electric car recharging stations

    Originally posted by Jan Schwartz and Edward Taylor | January 25, 2019 | Reuters | Original Article SALZGITTER, Germany (Reuters) - Volkswagen will manufacture electric car batteries and charging stations in its home region in Germany, as it prepares to mass produce electric vehicles and overhau...

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    New Low-Emission Buses for Baton Rouge's CATS

    In preparation for new route changes, Baton Rouge's Capital Area Transit System (CATS) is rolling out eight new low-emission buses. According to BRProud.com, CATS has added eight Gillig diesel buses "equipped with low emissions engines" to their fleet as part of their fleet-replacement plan. "The ...

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    LCF in the News: The Advocate covers our DC Fast Charger Crowdsourcing Website!

    The Advocate's Steve Hardy has written an article covering LCF's DC Fast Charger crowdsourcing website. Check it out: Clean energy officials are asking electric car owners -- and businesses who want to attract them -- to help decide where to place new charging stations. "Currently, driving long-...

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    Proterra Electric Buses Set to Arrive in Hawaii and New York

    Originally posted by David Mowatt | January 18, 2019 | EV Bite | Original Article More and more cities are getting involved in the electric bus revolution as American automotive and energy storage company Proterra recently announced their plan to supply electric buses to cities in Hawaii and New ...

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    Energy Independence Summit 2019 set to educate lawmakers about alternative fuels and Clean Cities successes

    Originally posted by Transportation Energy Partners | Fuels Fix | January 6, 2019 | Original Article Each year, Transportation Energy Partners hosts the Energy Independence Summit (EIS) in Washington D.C. EIS is the nation’s leading clean transportation policy summit. The Summit offers excl...

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    The 2019 Fuel Economy Guide is available now

    Originally posted by DOE Clean Cities | FuelsFix | January 16, 2019 | Original Article This year’s guide provides fuel economy ratings for more than 1,000 light-duty vehicles. Just in time for the beginning of the new year, the 2019 Fuel Economy Guide is now available at FuelEconomy.gov. T...

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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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