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May 18, 2012 - Industry News

La Brea Bakery Keeps on Rolling Electrically

La Brea Bakery will be using Smith Electric Vehicles to deliver baked goods in Los Angeles.

LOS ANGELES -- La Brea Bakery announced four new electric trucks will be rolling out in Los Angeles to deliver the bakery’s award-winning fresh baked loaves, rolls, and baguettes.

Tags: Smith Electric Vehicles, Los Angeles, La Brea Bakery, Battery-Electric Vehicles

May 17, 2012 - Industry News

FedEx Express Says Its Fleet Is Nearing 2020 Fuel Efficiency Goal Early

FedEx stated that by the end of 2013, it will have more than 11,000 more fuel-efficient Sprinter vans in service.

MEMPHIS, TN -The FedEx Express fleet is now 16.6% more fuel efficient, through 2011, when compared to its average fuel efficiency in 2005 (the baseline for comparison).

Tags: Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, Battery-Electric Vehicles, FedEx, AMP, Smith Electric Vehicles, Freightliner, Isuzu

May 16, 2012 - Industry News

Remy International Inks Agreement with Quantum

PENDLETON, IN -- Remy International, Inc. announced the signing of an agreement to supply its HVH250 motors to Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide Inc.

Tags: Ford F-150, PHEV, Quantum, Remy

May 16, 2012 - Industry News

Icom North America Earns New EPA Certifications

NEW HUDSON, MI -- Icom North America has received eight new U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) certifications for its patented JTG II Propane Liquid Injection bi-fuel systems.

Tags: EPA, Propane Autogas, Icom

May 16, 2012 - Industry News

ARI Hosts Energy Fleet Forum

MT. LAUREL, NJ – ARI – Automotive Resources International, a leading global fleet services provider specializing in complex car and truck fleets, hosted its largest energy fleet forum to date.

Tags: ARI, Fleet Management Companies, energy

May 11, 2012 - Industry News

Networkfleet eBook and Webinar Focus on Managing Fuel Expenses

SAN DIEGO-- Networkfleet, Inc. is offering a complimentary eBook titled “Managing Fuel Costs with Networkfleet” and a corresponding webinar to demonstrate how telematics and GPS fleet tracking technology can help companies manage their fleet’s fuel consumption and better control fuel costs.

Tags: Telematics, GPS, Networkfleet, Idle Reduction

May 11, 2012 - Industry News

Frito-Lay Marks One Million All-Electric Miles

PLANO, TEXAS -- The all-electric trucks introduced by PepsiCo's Frito-Lay North America division have charged their way to a million miles this month.

Tags: Smith Electric Vehicles, Frito-Lay, Natural Gas Vehicles, Battery-Electric Vehicles

May 11, 2012 - Industry News

Midlands Carrier Transicold to distribute Idle Free electric APU

OMAHA, NE – Midlands Carrier Transicold has signed an agreement to sell, install, and service the Idle Free electric APU, manufactured by Idle Free Systems.

Tags: Diesel Engines, Idle Free Systems, APU

May 11, 2012 - Industry News

Sunny Delight Implements CNG Fleet

DALLAS, TEXAS – Transplace, a provider of transportation management services and logistics technology, and Sunny Delight Beverages Co. announced the successful implementation of a compressed natural gas (CNG) fleet in Southern California.

Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, Clean Energy, Transplace, Greenhouse Gas

May 2, 2012 - Press Release

MotorWeek Visits Delaware!

OWINGS MILLS, MD - This week’s Clean Cities Success Story takes us to Delaware and highlights the state’s truck stop electrification program.

Tags: Clean Cities, MotorWeek

April 27, 2012 - Industry News

Study: ‘California-Only’ Diesel Will Come at High Cost for State

SACRAMENTO, CA -- The California Trucking Association (CTA) released a study that shows significant job losses directly attributable to CARB fuel policies.

Tags: Diesel, CARB, California, Low Carbon Fuel Standard

April 27, 2012 - Industry News

Quantum Receives New Orders for Natural Gas Heavy Duty Truck Fuel Storage Systems

IRVINE, CA -- Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc. announced that it has received a new purchase order from a leading natural gas vehicle system integrator for supplying its industry-leading, ultra-lightweight high capacity carbon composite compressed natural gas (CNG) storage tanks for long-haul trucks.

Tags: Quantum Fuel Systems, Natural Gas Vehicles, General Motors

April 20, 2012 - Industry News

Clean Energy Partners with Waste Pro USA for Strategic Fueling Locations

SEAL BEACH, CA – Clean Energy Fuels Corp. has contracted with Waste Pro USA to build, operate, and maintain a new compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station on Waste Pro property in Fort Pierce, Fla.

Tags: Fueling Station, Clean Energy Fuels, Natural Gas Vehicles, Refuse Fleets

April 20, 2012 - Industry News

Club Assist Fleet to Pilot ALTe Plug-In Electric Hybrid Powertrain

AUBURN HILLS, MI – ALTe Powertrain Technologies and Club Assist announced a joint development project to study ALTe's powertrain technology in Club Assist's fleet.

Tags: Ford F-150, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, ALTe, Club Assist, fleet

April 20, 2012 - Industry News

Smith Dairy Trucking Breaks Ground for CNG Fueling Island

Smith Dairy Trucking staff were joined by CNG station designers and construction supervisors to break ground for the Ohio’s first business-installed CNG fueling station open to the public.

ORRVILLE, OHIO – Smith Dairy Trucking hosted a day-long event that included over 12 workshops and presentations that focused on understanding compressed natural gas (CNG) and how this alternative fuel can be incorporated into a fleet of any size.

Tags: Freightliner, Natural Gas Vehicles, Ohio, Smith Dairy Trucking, CNG Fueling Stations

April 10, 2012 - Industry News

PAPCO Uses Transcube Diesel Tanks to Enhance Environmental Compliance

NEWPORT NEWS, VA - In addition to making fuel handling a cleaner proposition by eliminating PAPCO’s need for separate containment pans, the new tanks immediately helped save the company time and money.

Tags: Transcube, diesel tanks

April 6, 2012 - Industry News

MY-2013 Ram 1500 to Deliver More Power and Fuel Savings Together

NEW YORK - Power and fuel savings in one package are among the highlights of newly redesigned MY-2013 Ram 1500. The new vehicle was unveiled at this week’s New York International Auto Show.

Tags: Pentastar, Ram Truck, New York Auto Show, Ram 1500, Chrysler

March 28, 2012 - Press Release

Penske installing Gasboy Atlas DEF dispensers across North America

GREENSBORO, NC – Penske Truck Leasing has awarded Gilbarco Inc. a contract to install Gasboy Atlas Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) dispensers at more than 200 sites across the country.

Tags: Penske, Gasboy Atlas, DEF Dispenser

March 28, 2012 - Industry News

Hino Trucks Forms Tank Program with Amthor International

NOVI, MI – Hino Trucks and Amthor International announced today that they have formed a Tank Body Program for the refined fuel, propane autogas, fire prevention, vacuum/septic, and all related tank industries.

Tags: Hino, Propane Autogas, Fuel Tanks

March 27, 2012 - Industry News

Ford's All-New Transit Van to Offer Diesel Engine Choice

DETROIT – Ford announced it’s adding a diesel engine choice to its new 2014-MY Transit cargo and passenger van models, in addition to the 3.5L EcoBoost V-6 engine mentioned previously.

Tags: Diesel, EcoBoost, Fuel Economy, Ford, Ford Transit, 2014-MY

March 23, 2012 - Industry News

Electric Vehicles International and Frito-Lay Launch EV Pilot

EVI medium-duty truck.

STOCKTON, CA -- Electric Vehicles International (EVI), an alternative fuel vehicle development, manufacturing and deployment provider, has announced the launch of an electric vehicle (EV) pilot with Frito-Lay North America.

Tags: PepsiCo, Medium-Duty Trucks, Frito-Lay, EVI, Battery-Electric Vehicles

March 23, 2012 - Industry News

ALTe Powertrain Technologies Adds to Vehicle Line with Ford E-350

AUBURN HILLS, MI – ALTe Powertrain Technologies (ALTe), has installed its powertrain system in a second line of vehicles – the Ford Econoline E-350 platform.

Tags: Ford F-150, Ford F-350, ALTe, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids

March 9, 2012 - Industry News

GE and Chesapeake to Collaborate on Development of Natural Gas Infrastructure

Rendering of a CNG In A Box installation

HOUSTON - GE and Chesapeake Energy Corporation will collaborate on the development of infrastructure solutions that aim to accelerate the adoption of natural gas as a transportation fuel.

Tags: Natural Gas, GE, Natural Gas Vehicles, Chesapeake Energy

March 9, 2012 - Industry News

Verizon and VIA Motors to Collaborate on eREV Vehicle

VIA Motors eREV Van

INDIANAPOLIS – Verizon and VIA Motors announced they will collaborate to develop and demonstrate plug-in electric work vehicles using VIA’s proprietary eREV (extended range electric vehicle) technology and evaluate the technology for possible wide-scale application into Verizon’s fleet.

Tags: eREV, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Verizon

March 9, 2012 - Industry News

NTEA Work Truck Show Shows its True Color: Green

INDIANAPOLIS – “Green” was a definite theme at this week’s NTEA Work Truck Show, and not more so as during the the Green Truck Summit portion of the week-long show.

Tags: NTEA, Alliance Autogas, Green Truck Summit, Barack Obama, Battery-Electric Vehicles


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