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June 22, 2009 - Industry News

City of Santa Monica Purchases All-Electric Zero-Emission Truck

SANTA MONICA, CA – The ZeroTruck meets the needs of the city's Water Division and sustainability goals to reduce emissions and use of petroleum.

Tags: Emissions, ZeroTruck, Battery-Electric Vehicles

June 16, 2009 - Industry News

Ferrellgas Presented First 2010 Propane-Injected F-250

Jack Roush, founder and chairman of the board of directors for ROUSH Enterprises, presented the keys to the first production 2010 ROUSH liquid propane-injected Ford F-250 to Ferrellgas President and Chief Operating Officer Steve Wambold.

LIVONIA, MI – Ferrellgas recently received the first production 2010 ROUSH liquid propane-injected F-250 from Motorsports legend Jack Roush, founder and chairman of the board of directors for ROUSH Enterprises.

Tags: ROUSH, Ferrellgas, Ford F-250

June 12, 2009 - Industry News

Nestle Waters Showcases Hybrid Truck at Capitol Hill Event

WASHINGTON – Nestle Waters North America displayed one of its diesel-electric hybrid delivery trucks June 11 at the first "Hybrid on the Hill" event in Washington, D.C.

Tags: CALSTART, HTUF, Medium-Duty Trucks, Vehicle Showcase, Green Technology, Nestle, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids

June 4, 2009 - Industry News

Ferrellgas and ROUSH Promote New Alt-Fuel Vehicle

Ferrellgas Partners, L.P., will be among the first to add the ROUSH Liquid Propane Injected Ford F-250 pickup truck to their alternative fuel fleet.

Tags: ROUSH, Federal Incentives, Ford F-250, Propane Autogas, Alternative Fuels

May 26, 2009 - Industry News

Niblett Trucking LLC to Downsize

DENTON, TX – Niblett Trucking LLC will likely cut its fleet size in half because of rising diesel prices and lower trucking wages, according to the Denton Record Chronicle.

Tags: Downsizing

May 12, 2009 - Industry News

FMCSA Offers Driver Safety Web Site for Fleets

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration now offers a commercial motor vehicle Web-based safety training program for both drivers and fleet safety managers responsible for driver training.

Tags: FMCSA, Driver Safety, Driver Training

May 5, 2009 - Industry News

California to Cut GHG Emissions by 10 Percent by 2020

SACRAMENTO - The Air Resources Board has adopted a regulation that will implement Governor Schwarzenegger's low carbon fuel standard calling for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from California's transportation fuels by ten percent by 2020.

Tags: Emissions, CARB

May 1, 2009 - Industry News

Kenworth T800 LNG Trucks Available for Factory Order and Production

Kenworth T800 LNG

KIRKLAND, WA – The Kenworth T800 LNG truck offers performance and efficiency for heavy-duty port, freight, and vocational applications.

Tags: Kenworth, Natural Gas Vehicles, Liquefied Natural Gas

April 24, 2009 - Industry News

Dominion Virginia Power Shows Off Biodiesel Hybrid Trucks

NORFOLK, VA – Dominion Virginia Power displayed its five electric hybrid vehicles April 22 at its Cromwell Drive field office, according to The Virginia-Pilot.

Tags: Green, International DuraStar, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids

April 22, 2009 - Industry News

Go the Distance with Transfer Flow's 56-Gallon Replacement Tank for Dodge-Cummins Applications

CHICO, CA - Commercial drivers and enthusiasts alike can get more driving range without sacrificing bed space using Transfer Flow's extra-sized replacement fuel tank.

Tags: Dodge, Cummins, Transfer Flow

April 21, 2009 - Industry News

Republic Services to Deploy First CNG Refuse Fleet in Idaho

BOISE, ID – Along with the City of Boise, Republic determined a CNG refuse fleet would bring significant air quality and environmental benefits to the area and help the city achieve consistent compliance with increasingly stringent standards set by the EPA.

Tags: Clean Energy Fuels, Natural Gas Vehicles

April 21, 2009 - Industry News

MailExpress Steps Up 'Green' Efforts

ATLANTA – In addition becoming an EPA-certified SmartWay Transport partner, the company has also launched a program to replace its fleet of trucks with low-emission vehicles.

Tags: SmartWay, CleanFUEL USA, EPA

April 21, 2009 - Industry News

FedEx to Use Federal Grant for Electric Lift Trucks

SPRINGFIELD, MO – FedEx will get $1.3 million to deploy 35 fuel cell systems as battery replacements for a complete fleet of electric lift trucks at its existing service center in Springfield, Miss.

Tags: Department of Energy, Federal Grant, Battery-Electric Vehicles, FedEx

April 21, 2009 - Industry News

Waste Management's Use of LNG Trucks Honored by American Lung Association

SAN DIEGO – Emissions reduced from the company's San Diego-based 125 LNG-powered truck fleet are the equivalent of removing 9,200 cars from San Diego highways.

Tags: Green, Waste Management, Natural Gas Vehicles, Liquefied Natural Gas

April 7, 2009 - Industry News

Texas Railroad Commission Promotes Greening of Fleets Through Propane Use

AUSTIN, TX – The three commissioners of Texas' chief energy agency — the Railroad Commission — joined Jack Roush, winning team owner of the 2009 Daytona 500, in calling for local government and business fleets to use propane-fueled vehicles.

Tags: ROUSH, Propane Autogas

February 12, 2009 - Industry News

Dodge Introduces "New Crew" of Ram Chassis Cabs

AUBURN HILLS, MI - The all-new Dodge Ram Chassis Cabs feature more than 25 safety and security features.

Tags: Ram Truck

January 20, 2009 - Industry News

DOE Drops ’09 Diesel Price Projection to $2.27 a Gallon

WASHINGTON – Diesel fuel will average $2.27 a gallon this year and $2.54 in 2010, down substantially from previous projections.

Tags: Diesel, Department of Energy

January 6, 2009 - Industry News

PACCAR Parts Introduces the ACRAFIT Anti-Siphon Device to Prevent Fuel Theft

ACRAFIT anti-siphon device by PACCAR

RENTON, WA — PACCAR Parts introduced the ACRAFIT anti-siphon device that can help truck fleets keep from having their profits siphoned off by fuel thieves.

Tags: Paccar

December 3, 2008 - Industry News

With a Transfer Flow’s 50-Gallon Auxiliary Fuel Tank System Extends Truck Range

CHICO, CA - According to Transfer Flow, Inc., its 50-gallon auxiliary fuel tank helps trucks increase their range and save money at the pumps.

Tags: Dodge, Pickup Trucks, Transfer Flow, General Motors

November 6, 2008 - Industry News

FleetCards USA Launches New FleetCards TrendWatch Advisory Council

ATLANTA – The new FleetCards TrendWatch council will identify new and upcoming trends and articulate them to the industry.

Tags: FleetCards USA

October 28, 2008 - Industry News

Penske Truck Leasing Joins EPA’s SmartWay Transport Partnership and Names New Vice President of Sustainability

READING, PA – Penske Truck Leasing has announced its collective support and participation in the SmartWay Transport Partnership.

Tags: SmartWay, Penske, EPA

October 28, 2008 - Industry News

Natural Gas Suppliers Make Case for Alternative Fuel Trucks

SAN PEDRO, CA – Clean Energy made its case for alternative-fueled trucks to independent owner-operator drayage drivers, with a little help from officials from the San Pedro Bay ports, the South Coast AQMD, and a few trucking companies.

Tags: Natural Gas, Port of Los Angeles, Alternative-fuel vehicles, Clean Energy Fuels

October 28, 2008 - Industry News

Extend Range with a Transfer Flow 50-Gallon Auxiliary Fuel Tank System

CHICO, CA - Transfer Flow, Inc. now offers Increase a 50-gallon auxiliary fuel tank, which allows vehicle operators to drive more than twice as many miles between fuelings.

Tags: Transfer Flow

October 14, 2008 - Industry News

Trucks Lead the Way to a Cleaner Future

ARLINGTON, VA – According to Tommy Hodges, chairman of Titan Transfer, Inc. — headquartered in Shelbyville, Tenn.— Titan and the American Trucking Associations (ATA) have now committed themselves to doing something about the climate crisis.

Tags: Green Fleets, American Trucking Associations

September 23, 2008 - Industry News

City of Los Angeles Sanitation Bureau Awards Contract to Clean Energy to Supply Fuel for LNG-Powered Refuse Trucks

SEAL BEACH, CA – The Sanitation Bureau of the City of Los Angeles has awarded Clean Energy Fuels Corp. a contract for up to 10 years to supply Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) fuel for the City’s growing fleet of 340 LNG refuse trucks.

Tags: Clean Energy Fuels

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