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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

Revolutionary E-Power 100% Electric Motor Drive System from Nissan

Revolutionary E-Power 100% Electric Motor Drive System from Nissan

| August 16, 2017

Nissan recently unveiled the e-POWER, a new 100% electrical motor drive with responsive acceleration and noted quietness that allows users to enjoy the benefits of an Electric Vehicle (EV) without having to charge the battery. The new drive system marks a significant milestone in the electrification strategy under Nissan Intelligent Mobility. The e-POWER borrows a […]

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Park City Taps Proterra for Utah’s First Zero-Emission, Battery-Electric Mass Transit Fleet

Park City Taps Proterra for Utah’s First Zero-Emission, Battery-Electric Mass Transit Fleet

| June 23, 2017

Proterra, a leader in heavy-duty electric transportation, has announced that Park City Transit has deployed Utah’s first zero-emission, battery-electric mass transit fleet, which will include six Proterra Catalyst FC+ buses. Selected to serve the region’s renowned ski resort community, the Proterra fleet supports Park City’s and Summit County’s transition toward renewable energy and the reduction […]

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Volvo Rolls with Electric Buses in Luxemburg

Volvo Rolls with Electric Buses in Luxemburg

| June 12, 2017

Beginning of June the first commercially manufactured all-electric Volvo buses started operating in the city of Differdange in Luxemburg. The operator is Sales-Lentz, which now has 4 electric buses, 12 electric hybrids, and 30 hybrids from Volvo in its fleet. Differdange’s focus on electrically powered buses is part of the city’s ambitious sustainability drive, with […]

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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

Kyle Feldman Joins Fleet News Daily as Manager of Content, SEO and Video Production

Kyle Feldman Joins Fleet News Daily as Manager of Content, SEO and Video Production

| August 11, 2017

Fleet News Daily, the fastest growing, online publication exclusively dedicated to fleets, transportation agencies and related equipment 24/7 has announced that Kyle Feldman has joined the company as Manager of Content, SEO and Video Production. In his new post, Feldman brings a strong track record in digital ad design, animation, product marketing and video production. […]

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LA Metro Expands Electric Bus Orders

LA Metro Expands Electric Bus Orders

| July 28, 2017

In a unanimous vote, the Board of Los Angeles Metro, one of the largest transportation systems in the United States, voted  to award a contract for 60 40-foot all-electric buses to local manufacturer BYD. According to BYD, this is among the largest single contracts for electric buses in US history, and will directly lead to […]

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Wisconsin Employees Agree to Have Microchips Implanted: For Real

Wisconsin Employees Agree to Have Microchips Implanted: For Real

| July 27, 2017

This is for real: a Wisconsin-based company, Three Square Market, has offered its employees to have a tiny microchip implanted into their hands. It’s actually a small radio-frequency identification (RFID) chip. Cost:$300. So what does it do? It allows employees to open doors, log in to computers and even buy snacks and lunch. How convenient. […]

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Use of Bolt-on Hybrid Technology Broadens

Use of Bolt-on Hybrid Technology Broadens

| July 24, 2017

With a goal of saving fuel — particularly for stop-start commercial vehicles, such as delivery vans and urban transit buses — leading universities, municipalities and national parks are among the latest fleet customers to deploy bolt-on hybrid technology. On leader in fleet electrification, XL Hybrids, has recently announced that leading fleets are tapping its XL3 […]

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No Hands! Lyft to Advance New Self-Driving Division

No Hands! Lyft to Advance New Self-Driving Division

| July 24, 2017

Ride-sharing juggernaut Lyft has launched a new self-driving division and reportedly will develop its own autonomous ride-hailing technology. The company expects to expands hiring for the new division and press reports note that it has signed a lease for 50,000-square-feet on the first floor of a Palo Alto facility. There, it intends to build several […]

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Together for Safer Roads Names David Braunstein As President

Together for Safer Roads Names David Braunstein As President

| July 20, 2017

Together for Safer Roads (TSR), a coalition of global private sector companies, announced that David Braunstein will join TSR as presiden. Braunstein is a seasoned business leader with deep global and emerging technologies experience within the private sector. Braunstein brings more than 20 years of corporate experience to TSR. Previously, he served as industry innovation […]

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Stertil-Koni Vehicle Lifts Star in New Video Featuring Top Construction Firm

Stertil-Koni Vehicle Lifts Star in New Video Featuring Top Construction Firm

| July 18, 2017

Heavy duty vehicle lift leader Stertil-Koni has announced that the latest episode of its popular, customer-focused “We Care” video series incorporates advanced cinematography and editing technology to dramatically showcase a new, state-of-the-art maintenance facility located in Plainfield, New Jersey that utilizes the company’s award-winning vehicle lifting systems. In the latest installment of “We Care,” the […]

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