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Energy Department Announces Battery Recycling Prize and Battery Recycling R&D Center

Originally posted by the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy | January 17, 2019 | Original Article Today, Energy Secretary Rick Perry announced the launch of a Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling Prize and the establishment of an associated Battery Recycling R&D Center. These efforts aim...

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Toyota Announces Partnership With Kenworth for Hydrogen Fuel Cell Development

Originally posted by Stephen Edelstein | The Drive | January 8, 2019 | Original Article The two giants will build a fleet of 10 trucks that will operate in the greater Los Angeles area. Toyota has been testing prototype hydrogen fuel cell semi trucks in California since late 2017, but now the au...

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The Connected Reality of a Smart City

Update: The American Public Power Association (APPA) has released a SmartCity Roadmap for cities interested in the Smart Cities system. Originally posted by Saeid Malaki | Mass Transit | December 17, 2018 | Original Article As Smart Cities are growing to be more common, the use of the IoT has allo...

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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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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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Ford Offers Fleet-Only Options for 2019 Transit Connect

Posted by Paul ClintonSeptember 18, 2018 Fleet managers who purchase the 2019 Ford Transit Connect compact van will have a choice of several options not available to retail buyers, including an exclusive engine with a natural gas prep package and other options. The 2019 Transit Connect is enteri...

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Home Charging Needed for Electric Vehicles to Gain Traction

Home Charging Needed for Electric Vehicles to Gain Traction Posted by Skip DescantSeptember 4, 2018 A Nissan Leaf charges in Portland, Ore., on Interstate 5. (Rick Bowmer/AP) The opportunity for easy overnight recharging may be one of the surest routes toward a wider a...

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