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Category: Fuel and Oil

Neste’s Renewable Fuels Strives to Reduce Global Emissions

Neste’s Renewable Fuels Strives to Reduce Global Emissions

| February 21, 2018

By replacing fossil fuels with renewable fuels, Neste reports that it has helped reduce global climate emissions by a staggering 8.3 million metric tons in 2017. This is equal to removing 3 million passenger cars from the roads for a full year. The amount of greenhouse gas emissions saved with Neste’s renewable fuels, primarily Neste MY […]

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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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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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Nestle Sweetens Propane Autogas Fleet by Adding 400 Delivery Trucks

Nestle Sweetens Propane Autogas Fleet by Adding 400 Delivery Trucks

| December 11, 2017

Nestlé Waters North America is going even greener, deploying more than 400 additional medium-duty ReadyRefresh℠ beverage delivery trucks fueled by propane autogas. The company now operates nearly 600 of these alternatively fueled trucks, which make up about 30 percent of its total North American fleet. Noted Bill Ardis, national fleet manager for its ReadyRefresh business […]

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Consumers Union Says EPA Plan for Toyota to Review Management a Conflict of Interest

Consumers Union Says EPA Plan for Toyota to Review Management a Conflict of Interest

| December 11, 2017

In testimony to the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt revealed a plan to invite Toyota Motor Company to assist in overhauling the internal management practices at the agency. Responding to what he has called a “clear conflict of interest,” David Friedman, director of cars and product policy and […]

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UPS Boosts Use Of Renewable Natural Gas

UPS Boosts Use Of Renewable Natural Gas

| November 27, 2017

UPS has announced an agreement with Big Ox Energy (a wholly owned subsidiary of Environmental Energy Capital LLC) to purchase 10 million gallon equivalents of renewable natural gas (RNG) per year. This is the largest investment in RNG to date for the company, and the agreement runs through 2024. Use of RNG yields up to a […]

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ExxonMobil and Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison to Research Conversion of Biomass into Transportation Fuel

ExxonMobil and Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison to Research Conversion of Biomass into Transportation Fuel

| July 18, 2017

The University of Wisconsin-Madison and ExxonMobil have announced a two-year renewal of an agreement to research the fundamental chemistry of converting biomass into transportation fuels. The research is part of a broad effort to identify scalable and commercially viable solutions to help meet increasing global energy demand with a renewable resource. The project leverages the […]

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Nearly 90% of Americans Support Higher Fuel Efficiency Requirements

Nearly 90% of Americans Support Higher Fuel Efficiency Requirements

| June 29, 2017

While the price at the pump is down, one thing is up: Americans want high fuel efficiency from vehicle manufacturers. According to a new study from Consumers Union, the policy and mobilization division of Consumer Reports, nearly 9 in 10 consumers agree that automakers should continue to improve the fuel efficiency for all vehicles. In […]

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Commercial Fleets and Municipalities Show How to Save Fuel, Improve Air in Chicago

Commercial Fleets and Municipalities Show How to Save Fuel, Improve Air in Chicago

| May 31, 2017

The Chicago Area Clean Cities Coalition announced that in 2016 its member fleets displaced nearly 26.5 million gasoline-gallon equivalents (GGEs) of petroleum and reduced greenhouse-gas emissions by 230,000 tons. This represents a six percent increase in fuel savings over 2015 and a two percent improvement in emissions. “Our Clean Cities member fleets are going the […]

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Agility Fuel Acquires Certain propane assets of CleanFUEL USA

Agility Fuel Acquires Certain propane assets of CleanFUEL USA

| May 12, 2017

Agility Fuel Solutions has announced that its recently-formed Powertrain Systems business unit has acquired the assets of CleanFUEL USA, a leading provider of liquid-injection propane fuel systems for commercial vehicles, as well as propane autogas dispensers and refueling equipment. Agility’s Powertrain Systems business unit is also hiring key employees of CleanFUEL USA and will add […]

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