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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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Prevost / Nova Bus to Offer Next Gen FuelSense from Allison Transmission

Prevost / Nova Bus to Offer Next Gen FuelSense from Allison Transmission

| February 9, 2018

Prevost / Nova Bus announced that it will offer FuelSense® 2.0 featuring DynActive™ Shifting — a  fuel-saving technology from Allison Transmission that is designed to deliver up to 6 percent additional fuel savings beyond the company’s original FuelSense software. Through a set of proprietary software enhancements, the new FuelSense 2.0 technology uses DynActive Shifting to […]

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Electric Ferry Sinks Emissions and Costs

Electric Ferry Sinks Emissions and Costs

| February 5, 2018

Meet the first 100% electric ferry in Norway, the “Ampere”, who’s developers boast that it has cut emissions by 95% and costs by 80% compared to traditional fuel-powered ferries since its launch in the spring of 2015. With the aim of reducing harmful emissions and noise pollution, the “Ampere” is the result of a dedicated […]

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Scot Harden Named National Sales and Marketing Director at Tropos Technologies

Scot Harden Named National Sales and Marketing Director at Tropos Technologies

| January 24, 2018

Electric vehicle (EV) industry veteran Scot Harden has been named National Sales and Marketing Director for Tropos Technologies and its Cenntro Metro compact low-speed vehicle (LSV) utility truck line. By way of background, Tropos Technologies was named the U.S. distributor by Hangzhou, China based Cenntro Automotive Corporation back in July with U.S. headquarters in Morgan […]

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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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