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Compressed Natural Gas

City of Torrance, CA Inks Multi-year Deal for Natural Gas to Fuel its Fleets

City of Torrance, CA Inks Multi-year Deal for Natural Gas to Fuel its Fleets

| November 16, 2016

Clean Energy Fuels Corp., announced that the City of Torrance, California, has signed a new multiyear compressed natural gas (CNG) contract to fuel its fleet of vehicles.  Here are the specifics: The six-year deal calls for 550,000 gasoline gallon equivalents (GGEs) to enable the city to use Clean Energy’s Redeem™ brand of renewable natural gas (RNG), rated […]

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New CNG Fueling At Oklahoma City Service Center for FedEx Freight

New CNG Fueling At Oklahoma City Service Center for FedEx Freight

| September 14, 2016

FedEx Freight, a leading U.S. provider of LTL freight services, has purchased more than 100 compressed natural gas (CNG) tractors and has installed a CNG fueling station to serve the new CNG fleet at its Oklahoma City Service Center. To get it done, the company contracted with Clean Energy Fuels Corp (Nasdaq: CLNE) to design, […]

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Clean Energy Wins CNG Contract with WMATA

Clean Energy Wins CNG Contract with WMATA

| September 1, 2016

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (NASDAQ: CLNE) announced that it has been awarded a multi-year contract for Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA), which provides transit services to more than 4 million people across the National Capital Region. The contract covers two transit stations that supply over 580 compressed natural gas (CNG) transit vehicles and represents […]

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Electric Vehicles

EV Safe Charge Launches Mobile Charging Solution

EV Safe Charge Launches Mobile Charging Solution

| February 27, 2018

EV Safe Charge announced the launch of EV Charge Mobile — what the company claims as “the first-ever comprehensive solution for portable Level 2 and DC fast EV-charging.”  The technology can bring most vehicles to 80% capacity within 20-30 minutes. Here’s what cool: This adaptable Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) system will provide event organizers, […]

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GreenPower Receives Order for Two All-Electric School Buses

GreenPower Receives Order for Two All-Electric School Buses

| February 22, 2018

GreenPower Motor Company has received an order for two of its Synapse 72 all-electric school buses for the Rialto Unified School District, which will be ready by the summer of 2018. Rialto operates a fleet of 68 school buses to support the transportation needs for students attending 29 elementary, middle and high schools. Commenting on […]

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LightningElectric Gets Nod from NY Truck-Voucher Incentive Program

LightningElectric Gets Nod from NY Truck-Voucher Incentive Program

| February 9, 2018

Lightning Systems, a global developer of efficiency and emissions improvement solutions for fleets, has announced that its new LightningElectric zero-emissions package for the Ford Transit 350HD has been approved for the New York Truck-Voucher Incentive Program (NYT-VIP). In partnership with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), New York State Department of […]

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Consumer's Going Green

Parking Reservation Platform for 3rd-Party Services, Including Fleets, Launched

Parking Reservation Platform for 3rd-Party Services, Including Fleets, Launched

| February 15, 2017

SpotHero, a leading parking reservation service with an extensive network of connected garages, lots, and valets, has launched the SpotHero Parking Developer Platform to provide parking reservation functionality to websites, apps and cars with connected or autonomous capabilities.  The service enables drivers to reserve affordable off-street parking nationwide via its website and mobile app. With the SpotHero Parking […]

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Non-slip Flooring Product Aims to Improve Safety for Bicyclists

Non-slip Flooring Product Aims to Improve Safety for Bicyclists

| February 14, 2017

SlipNOT® Metal Safety Flooring, a manufacturer of non-slip metal flooring products, wants to help bicyclists roll with much more safety. The company recently released a Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) case study addressing bicycle lane safety. Here’s what happened: T.Y. Lin International, an architectural firm, was hired to study the inventory of metal grate bridges […]

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One-Half of Corp. Travel Programs Permit Ride-Sharing

One-Half of Corp. Travel Programs Permit Ride-Sharing

| January 31, 2017

According to a new analysis, ride-sharing services are now allowed by one-half (50%) of all corporate travel policies, a jump from 44% in June 2016, according to the GBTA Business Traveler Sentiment Index™ Global Report – January 2017, in partnership with American Express.  The Index examines business travelers’ feelings about their trip experience and how […]

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People

Accuride Promotes Chad Monroe to SVP Sales & Marketing and Business Development

Accuride Promotes Chad Monroe to SVP Sales & Marketing and Business Development

| June 27, 2017

Accuride Corporation – a leading supplier of components to the North American and European commercial vehicle industries – has announced that it has realigned its Sales & Marketing organization. As part of the change, Accuride has promoted Chad Monroe to Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing and Business Development, to lead its global Sales & […]

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Senate Confirms Elaine Chao as Transportation Secretary

Senate Confirms Elaine Chao as Transportation Secretary

| January 31, 2017

The United States Senate  has confirmed Elaine Chao as Transportation Secretary with a 93-6 vote. Chao is a former Assistant Secretary of Transportation and Labor Secretary, and seems to win praise from both sides of the political isle. According to Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., who heads the committee that reviewed Chao’s nomination,  “It would be […]

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ATA CEO Spear Named to Fed Panel on Transportation Automation

ATA CEO Spear Named to Fed Panel on Transportation Automation

| January 13, 2017

American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear has been named a member of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s transportation automation advisory committee. Noted Spear: “Trucking is vital to the U.S. economy and an important part of our transportation system, so it is imperative that trucking and this association have a seat at the table when it […]

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Recent News

XL Hybrids Wins CARB Approval for Plug-in Hybrid Electric Ford F-150s in CA

XL Hybrids Wins CARB Approval for Plug-in Hybrid Electric Ford F-150s in CA

| January 23, 2018

Fleet electrification leader XL Hybrids reports that it has received approval for plug-in hybrid electric (PHEV) Ford F-150 pickup trucks in the Golden State – an industry first. According to Clay Siegert, COO at XL Hybrids, the company “has the most approvals to sell into California – in the form of ‘executive orders,’ or EO’s, issued […]

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Enterprise Rideshare and Pennsylvania DOT Partner on New Vanpool Approach

Enterprise Rideshare and Pennsylvania DOT Partner on New Vanpool Approach

| January 23, 2018

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is partnering with Enterprise Rideshare – part of the Enterprise Rent-A-Car neighborhood network – to launch a new statewide public-transit program, the Pennsylvania Vanpool Incentive Program (PVIP). Enterprise Rideshare includes vRide, which was acquired in 2016, and based on annual passenger miles, would rank as the fourth largest U.S. […]

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Cars Getting Better Mileage, Cleaner Says EPA

Cars Getting Better Mileage, Cleaner Says EPA

| January 23, 2018

And now some good news: EPA’s latest annual assessment of new automobile fuel economy, the “Fuel Economy Trends” report, shows that automakers have made great progress building fuel-efficient vehicles from when standards were tightened in the 1970s and early 1980s and with the gains of the last five years. The report findings are evidence that fuel […]

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Volvo to Bring Autonomous Electric Buses to Singapore

Volvo to Bring Autonomous Electric Buses to Singapore

| January 23, 2018

Volvo Buses and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore have signed a cooperation agreement on a research and development program for autonomous electric 12-metre buses. The program is part of the Land Transport Authority of Singapore’s drive to create new solutions for tomorrow’s sustainable public transport. For Volvo Group this will be the first autonomous […]

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Verizon’s  New York Van Fleet Goes Hybrid Electric

Verizon’s New York Van Fleet Goes Hybrid Electric

| January 8, 2018

With the help of fleet electrification leader  XL Hybrids technology, Verizon has replaced over 200 gas-powered vans in New York City with hybrid-electric vans in an attempt to help support the city’s clean energy goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions 40% by 2030. The XL3 hybrid-electric system that is being used on the Chevy vans […]

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Global Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Topped 1 Million in 2017

Global Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Topped 1 Million in 2017

| January 8, 2018

A new report from Navigant Research shows that global plug-in electric vehicle sales topped one million unites in 2017. What’s more, the pace of change is speeding up. Recent developments in the PEV market, including the rollout of long-range battery EVs (BEVs) at sub-$40,000 price points, have positioned the segment for robust growth. Since PEVs […]

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Chinese City First to Switch Entire Bus Fleet to Electric

Chinese City First to Switch Entire Bus Fleet to Electric

| January 8, 2018

The city of Shenzen, China which currently utilizes 16,000 buses, more than the five largest North American bus fleets combined, has finished a six-year effort to replace its diesel-fueled buses and become the world’s first city to electrify its entire public transit bus fleet. Shenzen has methodically electrified its bus fleet in recent years to […]

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