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Biodiesel Garbage Trucks in D.C.

The DPW began an evaluation of the technology in 2018, when the Optimus system was installed on six garbage and recycling trucks. The Vector System allows these medium- and heavy-duty vehicles to run on pure biodiesel

Iowa Must Buy Diesel Vehicles Compatible With B-20

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds has signed an executive order requiring that all new contracts for the purchase of state vehicles with diesel engines must have written support from the manufacturer to use B-20 biodiesel or more.

Green Transportation Summit Focuses on Renewability

Held at the Greater Tacoma Convention Center May 21-23, 2019, in Tacoma, Wash., the Green Transportation Summit & Expo (GTSE) educated close to 400 attendees on the various renewable and alternative-fuel options.

Midwest Transportation Fleet Turns to Biodiesel

Mahoney Environmental collects used cooking oil from restaurants and sells it to biodiesel producers to be made into the renewable fuel. And, it runs its 160-truck fleet on biodiesel blends.

Busy Truck Stop Finds Success with Biofuels

Fontana Truck Stop Center has found that offering renewable fuels is one way to stand out, so they sell biodiesel blends and a blend of biodiesel and renewable hydrocarbon diesel (RHD) at its diesel islands.

Going Beyond Electric and Natural Gas

Electric and natural gas vehicles are the most well-known alternatives to diesel, but here’s a look at other alternative fuels that may be in the running for certain truck applications.