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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

Missouri Town Touts Expanding Electric Transit Fleet

Missouri Town Touts Expanding Electric Transit Fleet

| April 29, 2017

BYD, the world’s largest manufacturer of electric vehicles, has announced the delivery of three additional buses to Columbia, Missouri, bringing the total to nine and representing the first and only battery-electric fleet in revenue service in Missouri, and one of the largest in the Midwest. “Columbia is home to over two million annual transit rides […]

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Battery-Electric Transit Buses Coming to Maryland

Battery-Electric Transit Buses Coming to Maryland

| April 20, 2017

BYD, the world’s largest manufacturer of electric vehicles, has announced that Howard County Transit, a division of the Regional Transit Authority of Central Maryland (RTA), has received delivery of three 35-foot BYD K9S Battery-Electric, Zero-Emission Buses. The company reports that these are the first zero-emission electric transit buses in Maryland. To support the effort, an […]

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Green Commuter Launches All-Electric Vanpool Service Using Tesla Passenger SUVs

Green Commuter Launches All-Electric Vanpool Service Using Tesla Passenger SUVs

| March 21, 2017

Green Commuter has launched the first all-electric vanpool operations in the U.S. using all-electric Tesla Model X, 7-passenger SUVs. Here’s the business plan: With its proprietary technology, Green Commuter leases its fleet of Tesla Model X vehicles to vanpoolers during commuting hours and to car share users or companies for fleet replacement, the rest 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

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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Jill L. Kubatko Named Marketing Associate at Stertil-Koni

Jill L. Kubatko Named Marketing Associate at Stertil-Koni

| October 11, 2016

Stertil-Koni, the leader in heavy duty vehicle lifts – notably bus lifts and truck lifts – has announced that journalism and marketing professional, Jill Kubatko, has joined the company as a Marketing Associate. In her new position, Kubatko brings 15 years of experience in journalism, marketing, and communications – including marketing strategy, news writing, web […]

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Recent News

Ridesharing Fleet Drivers May Lack Proper Insurance

Ridesharing Fleet Drivers May Lack Proper Insurance

| April 17, 2017

As the growth in ride sharing programs begins to dominate what was the taxi business, a pertinent question emerges: If you are a driver for a transportation network company focused on ride sharing, and then someone sideswipes your vehicle, are you fully covered or not? According to one expert, Othello Powell, GEICO director of commercial […]

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New Enterprise Freight Management Platform from GlobalTranz

New Enterprise Freight Management Platform from GlobalTranz

| April 11, 2017

Freight management provider GlobalTranz Enterprises has announced the launch of GTZrave™ – its next-generation technology platform —  designed to deliver a suite of capabilities that to align shippers, carriers, and freight agents for more efficient and effective movement of freight. GTZrave is engineered to enable shippers, carriers and freight agents to: Connect with each other […]

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Stertil-Koni Brings Touch Screen Console to Cabled Mobile Column Lifts

Stertil-Koni Brings Touch Screen Console to Cabled Mobile Column Lifts

| April 11, 2017

Heavy duty vehicle lift Stertil-Koni has announced that it is now shipping battery-operated cabled mobile column lifts with the company’s full-color, touch screen control technology, known as the ebright Smart Control System, to customers across North America First deployed on Stertil-Koni wireless mobile column lifts in 2015, the enhanced ebright Smart Control System provides intuitive, […]

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Ford Amps Up Electric Vehicle Push, Debuts Pursuit-Rated Hybrid Car

Ford Amps Up Electric Vehicle Push, Debuts Pursuit-Rated Hybrid Car

| April 10, 2017

Ford see the future of vehicle and it’s definitely electrifying. The company reports that it is investing $4.5 billion in the space and introducing 13 new electric vehicles globally in the next five years, including F-150 Hybrid, Mustang Hybrid, Transit Custom plug-in hybrid, self-driving hybrid, and fully electric small SUV with projected EPA-estimated range of […]

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BYD Partners with Goodwill on Electric Delivery Trucks in Bay Area

BYD Partners with Goodwill on Electric Delivery Trucks in Bay Area

| April 10, 2017

BYD, a leading manufacturer of electric vehicles, joined the California Air Resources Board, Bay Area Air Quality Management District and SF Goodwill on the launch of a new project that will bring 11 clean, zero-emission battery electric trucks to operate throughout the Bay Area communities of San Francisco, Redwood City and Burlingame. The project represents […]

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ClipperCreek Debuts Cable Management System for HCS and CS Product Lines

ClipperCreek Debuts Cable Management System for HCS and CS Product Lines

| April 4, 2017

ClipperCreek’s newest cable management solution for the company’s  line of popular electric vehicle charging stations, the Universal Pedestal Extension Cable Management Kit, is now available. The Universal Pedestal Extension Kit is for use with ClipperCreek HCS or CS series EV Charging Stations, and can be added to existing ClipperCreek CS or HCS pedestals in the […]

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Omnitracs  Recommends Multi-pronged Approach to Reduce Distracted Driving

Omnitracs Recommends Multi-pronged Approach to Reduce Distracted Driving

| April 3, 2017

The facts about distracted driving are startling: According to fleet management leader Omnitracs, distracted driving is the root cause of 87 percent of accidents in the U.S. Distracted driving encompasses a wide variety of incidents, ranging from texting to thinking about marital problems and not paying attention to the road. That’s why, In light of […]

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