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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

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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LA Department of Transportation Taps Proterra for 25 Zero-Emission Buses

LA Department of Transportation Taps Proterra for 25 Zero-Emission Buses

| January 8, 2018

Proterra, a leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, announced that the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) will receive 25 35-foot Proterra Catalyst electric buses in 2019, in response to a significant commitment by the City of Los Angeles to deploy an all-electric bus fleet by 2030. The procurement will be funded in part by […]

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WABCO Ups Investment in Advancing Electric Commercial Vehicle Sector

WABCO Ups Investment in Advancing Electric Commercial Vehicle Sector

| January 8, 2018

WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE: WBC), a leading global supplier of technologies and services for commercial vehicles,has announced that it has made a $10 million strategic investment in Nikola Motor Company, a leader in the design and manufacturing of hydrogen-electric vehicles, vehicle components, energy storage systems, and electric vehicle drivetrains headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah […]

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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

Price Might Not be Right for a Very Used Tesla

Price Might Not be Right for a Very Used Tesla

| December 26, 2017

We understand that the Tesla is supposed to retain its value, but check this out. An Amsterdam company that has been operating a Tesla taxi fleet and was an early adopter of electric vehicles is now about to sell of dozens of used Tesla vehicles; but to some, the price seems steep. Tesla’s vehicles have […]

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Mercedes to Electrify All Commercial Vans

Mercedes to Electrify All Commercial Vans

| December 26, 2017

As part of its electrification plan, Mercedes-Benz will add electric drive to all its commercial vans and it is starting by taking orders for the new eVito all-electric van. Last year, Mercedes unveiled a prototype of its new all-electric van concept aimed at the delivery industry. The eVito is a mid-size van with a 41.4 kWh battery pack for a range “around 150 km” (93 […]

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Verizon’s  New York Van Fleet Goes Hybrid Electric

Verizon’s New York Van Fleet Goes Hybrid Electric

| December 26, 2017

With the help of  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 saves fuel through […]

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Clean Energy Awarded Major Fueling Agreement for City of Santa Fe

Clean Energy Awarded Major Fueling Agreement for City of Santa Fe

| December 26, 2017

The City of Santa Fe, New Mexico, has contracted with Clean Energy to build a CNG fueling station for its transit and refuse fleets as well as offering access to the public. The clean energy furling station design will include fast-fill dispensers for Santa Fe Trails, the city’s transit agency, as well as time-fill dispensers […]

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Hawaii Pledges 100% Renewable Ground Transportation by 2045

Hawaii Pledges 100% Renewable Ground Transportation by 2045

| December 26, 2017

Leaders from all four counties in Hawaii gathered to pledge to transition all ground transportation in their counties off of fossil fuels by 2045, according to Blue Planet Foundation. Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell, Maui County Mayor Alan Arakawa, Kaua’i County Mayor Bernard P. Carvalho Jr., and Hawaii County Managing Director Wil Okabe, in the place […]

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Meritor to Invest in TransPower for EV Platforms

Meritor to Invest in TransPower for EV Platforms

| December 11, 2017

Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) has announced a strategic investment in TransPower, a leader in electrification technologies for large commercial vehicles. California-based TransPower supplies integrated drive systems, full electric truck solutions and energy-storage subsystems to major manufacturers of trucks, school buses, refuse vehicles and terminal tractors. The company has been focused exclusively on developing electrical drive […]

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Zero-emission transportation to be a Focus at Green Truck Summit 2018

Zero-emission transportation to be a Focus at Green Truck Summit 2018

| December 11, 2017

The Green Truck Summit, a part of Work Truck Week, held March 6–9 at Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana will focus on the importance of zero-emission transportation and new intiatives in the space. Designed for fleet managers, truck equipment distributors, upfitters and truck dealers from around the world, the annual conference provides current insights […]

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