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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

September 9, 2008 - Industry News

GM Adjusts Pickup, SUV Designs to Improve Fuel Mileage Up to 7%

DETROIT – General Motors Corp. is boosting fuel economy for full-size pickups and SUVs by as much as seven percent by making them lighter and more streamlined.

Tags: SUV, Pickup Trucks, General Motors

September 3, 2008 - Industry News

Amiworld Plans to Increase its Diesel and Biodiesel Production by 300 Percent

NEW YORK – Amiworld Inc. has announced a strategic plan to increase both diesel and biodiesel production by at least 300 percent at the company’s South American facility

Tags: Diesel, Biodiesel, production

August 26, 2008 - Industry News

GM Adds More ‘Xtra Fuel Economy’ Truck and SUV Models

DETROIT – GM announced on Aug. 12 the addition of fuel-efficient XFE versions of the Chevy Silverado, GMC Sierra, Chevy Tahoe and GMC Yukon for the 2009 model-year. Chevrolet earlier in the year added the 36-mpg XFE model to its Cobalt lineup.

Tags: Chevrolet, Chevrolet Silverado, Chevrolet Tahoe, General Motors

August 13, 2008 - Industry News

EPA Keeps Biofuels Levels in Place after Considering Texas’ Request

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following extensive analysis, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Stephen L. Johnson announced his decision to deny a request submitted by the State of Texas to reduce the nationwide Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS).

Tags: Texas, Renewable Fuels Standard, EPA, Biofuels

August 13, 2008 - Industry News

Fleet One Announces New OTR Sales Hires

NASHVILLE, TN - Fleet One, LLC, a provider of fuel cards and fleet-related payment solutions to businesses and government agencies with vehicles, recently announced new hires for its Over The Road sales force.

Tags: Fleet One

July 30, 2008 - Industry News

Clean Diesel Emerging Technology Grant Funding Now Available

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) plans to award approximately $3.4 million in grants to establish projects using emerging technologies to reduce emissions from the nation’s existing fleet of diesel engines.

Tags: Grant Funding, EPA, Clean Diesel Vehicles

July 30, 2008 - Industry News

UPS Takes a Hit from Soaring Fuel

ATLANTA – On Jul. 22 United Parcel Service (GPS) reported an in-line profit that was hit by fuel costs and a weak U.S. economy, but the package delivery company’s shares rose more than three percent as analysts said it was performing well despite multiple challenges.

Tags: UPS

July 30, 2008 - Industry News

Transfer Flow Introduces 50-Gallon Refueling Tank for Domestic and Imported Full-Size Trucks

CHICO, CA – Transfer Flow’s new 50-gallon Refueling Tank is capable of safely transport gasoline, diesel, ethanol, methanol, or kerosene.

Tags: Transfer Flow

July 30, 2008 - Industry News

New York State Motor Truck Association Said Proposed State Rule Will Waste Fuel, Add to Inflation

ALBANY, NY – Excessive state taxation and regulation are increasing the cost of everything that trucks transport.

June 4, 2008 - Industry News

LEER Tonneaus Lower Drag, Translating to Improved Gas Mileage

MILTON, PA – As people from coast to coast face staggering increases in fuel prices, LEER is reminding pickup truck owners that LEER tonneaus save gas and improve fuel mileage.

Tags: LEER

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