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PSEG to Provide Green Energy For Super Bowl XLVIII

For every megawatt hour of electricity used to power the event, PSEG will purchase and retire one renewable energy credit (REC) on behalf of Super Bowl XLVIII.

Pictured l-r are: Derek Whaley, Don Manfredi, Joe Rudolph, and Steve Whaley. Photos courtesy of Roush.

ROUSH CleanTech Doubles Sales Team for Propane Autogas Vehicles

Five recently hired business development executives increase ROUSH CleanTech’s staff to 80, up from six in 2010.

Westport and Clean Energy Team Up to Offer No-Cost CNG

The offer is on a first-come, first-serve basis, and once fleets are awarded the cards, they will have until Dec. 31, 2015 to use them up.

Jasper's Purchase of Weller Truck Parts on Track

John Weller of Weller Truck Parts, and Zach Bawel, president of Jasper Engine and Transmission Exchange announced a letter of intent to purchase Weller Truck Parts has been signed by all parties.

The Freightliner Trucks severe duty line features tough trucks that are dependable, efficient and built to withstand the most challenging of vocational applications.

Freightliner Offers Twin-Steer Kits for Severe-Duty Models

Freightliner Trucks today announced that it is now offering twin steer chassis prep kits for its 114SD and 122SD truck models.

Motor Trend has selected the Ram 1500 as its 2014 Truck of the Year.

Ram 1500 Named Motor Trend 2014 Truck of the Year

The judges called out the performance of the Ram 1500’s all-new EcoDiesel V-6 engine as well as its 8-speed TorqueFlite transmission, a combination that boasts a towing capacity of up to 9,200 pounds.

Peterbilt Technician Institute Launches

Peterbilt Motors Company has teamed with Universal Technical Institute (UTI) to create the Peterbilt Technician Institute program, an exclusive curriculum focused on comprehensive service technician training.

PG&E's new Class 5 hybrid-electric trucks were developed in partnership with EVI.

PG&E Displays Electric Trucks at SF International Auto Show

According to the company blog, PG&E brought its new hybrid utility truck built by Electric Vehicle International and its 2014 VIA extended-range electric pickup, as well as electric and plug-in hybrid cars.

A 6.7L PACCAR PX-6 engine with 250 hp and 660 lb.-ft. of torque powers all 15 Kenworth cabovers.

Food Service Delivery Company Adds Kenworth Cabovers

The company updated its fleet to Kenworth in 2013, desiring more durable and cost-effective cabovers than the Class 5 trucks it used to own.

Photo by Thi Dao.

Calif. Rolling Out $200M for Hydrogen Vehicle Infrastructure

The California Energy Commission is seeking proposals to spend $200 million starting in 2015 to build out fueling stations and other infrastructure to support hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles.

Four Utilities Named in 'Top 50 Green Fleets' for Heavy-Duty Segment

Heavy-Duty Trucking magazine based its list of Top 50 Green Fleets on alternative fuel vehicles and green initiatives, and tried to choose those who were ahead of the curve in their sustainability efforts.

Photo via Autocar.

Autocar Introduces CNG Refuse Truck

Autocar Industries introduced a natural gas version of its Class 7 cabover Xpert refuse truck at a alternative-fuel symposium in late November. The "baby 8" Xpert ACMD is now available with the Cummins Westport CNG/LNG engine.

The Ram ProMaster City will bring familiar Ram Truck styling cues to the Fiat Doblo. Photo via Fiat.

Ram to Offer Compact Cargo Van

The 2015 Ram ProMaster City, which will be available for order in late 2014, will compete with the Ford Transit Connect and the Nissan NV200.

NYU-Poly and Stony Brook University Launch Institute for Storms and Emergencies

The institute will undertake research including cause-and-effect mechanisms for damage to infrastructure, evaluating existing assessments of vulnerabilities of communities and critical facilities, and extrapolating storm risks from climate change conditions.

(l. to r.) Conroy, White, and Haindl photos courtesy of ARI.

ARI Announces New EVP Trio

The new leadership appointments will help streamline operations and support ongoing strategic planning.

Photo via Creative Commons.

2015 GMC Canyon Set for Jan. Debut

Following the launch of the 2015 Colorado mid-size pickup at the Los Angeles Auto Show, General Motors is turning its attention to the January launch of the 2015 Canyon, its GMC cousin.

Photo courtesy of VIA Motors.

VIA Begins Electric Conversions of OEM Vans, Trucks

VIA Motors has begun producing all-electric conversions of full-size OEM pickup trucks and vans, the Utah-based company announced at the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show.

PHH Arval helped refresh the Central Maryland Chapter of Meals on Wheels' van fleet.

PHH Arval Creates Van Upfit for Meals on Wheels

When leaders of the Central MD chapter of Meals on Wheels realized their fleet of makeshift vans was aging and breaking down, they called on PHH Arval to help refresh the fleet.

Diesel Prices Continue Sideward Movement

Diesel fuel continued its sideward movement, rising 2.2 cents to $3.84 per gallon on average. Diesel is now 19-cents lower than it was a year ago, according to the U.S. Department of Energy.

Alliance AutoGas Announces More F-Series Propane Autogas Conversions

Alliance AutoGas has announced that it has recently received new Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) certifications covering 10 of Ford’s 2012 and 2013 vehicle platforms.

Last Call to Submit 2014 Truck Fleet Innovator Nominations

Nominations are being accepted through November 30 for Heavy Duty Trucking's 2014 Truck Fleet Innovators, honoring the industry's most innovative leaders each year.

The new CNG fleet will replace older diesel powered trucks, and represents a significant local investment in cleaner, safer, and more efficient vehicles.

Republic Services Adds CNG-Powered Trucks to Fleet

Republic Services, Inc. announced the deployment of 56 compressed natural gas (CNG) solid waste and recycling trucks to serve customers throughout the South Shore and South Coast of Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

Hankook Tire America Announces New Southeast U.S. Sales Regional Director

Hankook Tire America Corp. has named Michael Perkins as its new regional director of sales for the Southeastern United States.

This Bright House Transit Connect is the company's first which will run entirely on compressed natural gas (CNG). (PHOTO: Westport)

Bright House Network Acquires CNG Transit Connect

Looking to reduce its footprint, Bright House Networks turned to BAF Technlogies for a dedicated compressed natural gas (CNG) powered Ford Transit Connect.

EBMUD currently operates 1,206 units comprised of Class 1-8 vehicles. (Photo: East Bay Municipal Utility District)

East Bay Utility Trucks Broken Into at Fleet Facility

Despite heavy security measures, criminals managed to break into East Bay Municipal Utility District’s maintenance yard several times this month and steal equipment from utility trucks.

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