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The California Truck and Bus emissions regulation requires fleets to verify that all hired or dispatched trucks are compliant air pollution standards. Photo: Jim Park

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CARB Fines Fleets for Hiring Trucks Not Meeting California Emissions Standards

The California Air Resources Board has fined Marten Logistics and Roadrunner Transportation Systems for failing to verify that trucks hired or dispatched were compliant with the state’s truck emissions regulations.

The utility worked with XL to upfit each van with an electric motor and advanced lithium-ion battery pack. Photo courtesy of XL

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Puget Sound Energy Adds 40 XL Hybrid Transit Vans

Puget Sound Energy has added 40 new Ford Transit utility vans equipped with a hybrid electric drive system from XL.

Volvo’s new FL Electric Truck will have a daily range of approximately 186 miles and will enter serial production in Europe next year. Photo: Volvo

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Volvo Unveils All-Electric Truck for Europe

Volvo has introduced its first all-electric truck for commercial use in Europe, the FL Electric, designed for urban distribution and refuse operations, among other applications.

Photo of a heavy-duty truck via Pixabay

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SoCalGas Helps Calif. Fleets Acquire Natural Gas Trucks

Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) announced efforts to help California fleets get more drivers behind the wheel of near-zero emissions heavy-duty natural gas trucks.

It purchased the very first dispenser that Superior Energy Systems manufactured in 2007, which is still in use at an assisted living facility in Anderson, S.C. (Photo courtesy of Superior Energy Systems)

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Superior Energy Installs 1,000th Dispenser

Superior Energy Systems installed its 1,000th propane autogas dispenser and now has units located in all 50 U.S. states and four Canadian provinces.

Photo of the Ford Transit LightningElectric courtesy of Lightning Systems.

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Lightning Systems Electric Ford Transit: 61 MPGe in the City

Lightning Systems’ battery-electric Ford Transit LightningElectric will provide a fuel economy rating of 61 MPGe in the city and 66 MPGe on the highway, according to the vehicle modifier, which will display it for fleets around the U.S. in April and May.

Bollinger Motors and Optimal plan on finalizing their work on the Bollinger B1 by the end of 2018, on target for a late 2019 start of production. (Image courtesy of Bollinger Motors)

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Bollinger Motors Partners With Optimal

Bollinger Motors has chosen Optimal, Inc. of Plymouth, Mich., to help bring the Bollinger B1 all-electric, all-wheel-drive Sport Utility Truck (SUT) to production by the end of the year.

Engine image coutesy of ROUSH CleanTech

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Roush CleanTech Receives CARB Certification

Roush CleanTech is the first propane autogas fuel system manufacturer to receive the Environmental Protection Agency’s and California Air Resources Board’s heavy duty-onboard diagnostics certification for all its engines, the company announced.

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Pa. Utility Partners with Uber to Promote EV Adoption

Through this partnership, Duqquesne Light Company and Uber hope to raise awareness of electric vehicles (EVs), promote their benefits, and increase EV charging infrastructure throughout the Pittsburgh area.

W.B. Mason has taken delivery of four Workhorse E-Gen hybrid-electric vehicles through Ryder. (Photo courtesy of Ryder.)

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Delivery Fleet Leases Hybrid Step Vans from Ryder

W.B. Mason, the nation’s second-largest privately owned office products dealer, has taken delivery of several Workhorse E-Gen electrified, range-extended step vans on leases from Ryder System, Inc., the company announced.

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