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General Dynamics NASSCO Delivers Fourth LNG-Ready Tanker

Sep 30, 2016

General Dynamics NASSCO says it has delivered the fourth liquefied natural gas (LNG)-ready vessel in a series of five ECO Class product tankers under contract with American Petroleum Tankers. According to General Dynamics, the vessel was delivered during a special [Read More]

LNG Dual-Fuel Icebreaker Ready for Service at Finnish Transport Agency

Sep 29, 2016

Arctech Helsinki Shipyard Inc., which specializes in arctic shipbuilding technology and other offshore and special vessels, says it has delivered the liquefied natural gas (LNG) dual-fuel icebreaker Polaris to the Finnish transport agency. According to Arctech, the Finnish transport agency then handed [Read More]

Nel ASA to Deliver New Dual Hydrogen Fueling Solution

Sep 28, 2016

Nel Hydrogen Solutions, a global, dedicated hydrogen company delivering solutions to produce, store and distribute hydrogen from renewable energy, has been awarded a contract by SIA Hydrogenis, a major hydrogen project developer in Latvia, for the delivery of the new [Read More]

BYD Receives LASC 2016 Electric Bus of the Year Award

Sep 22, 2016

The Los Angeles Sustainability Coalition (LASC) has presented BYD, one of the world’s largest electric vehicle companies specializing in battery technology, with its 2016 Electric Bus of the Year Award. According to the LASC, this award reflects BYD’s growth both in [Read More]

Toyota 2017 Mirai FCEV Boasts 312-Mile Range, Maintains Price Tag

Sep 20, 2016

Toyota has announced pricing for its 2017 model year (MY) Mirai hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) and boasts its U.S. Environmental Protection Agency-estimated driving range of 312 miles. According to Toyota, the car is a zero-emission vehicle, combining hydrogen and oxygen to [Read More]

American Trucking Associations Hosts Nat-Gas Tech Program

Sep 19, 2016

Today, American Trucking Associations (ATA) CEO and President Chris Spear will host a special Transport Topics LiveOnWeb program on the topic of natural gas technologies and trucking, titled “Transporting the Nation’s Freight Bill on a Natural Gas Diet.” The program will [Read More]

NGVAmerica Names Recipients of 2016 NGV Achievement Awards

Sep 14, 2016

NGVAmerica, the national trade association dedicated to developing a sustainable market for natural gas vehicles (NGVs), including compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied natural gas (LNG) vehicles, or vehicles powered by biomethane, says it presented the 2016 NGV Achievement Awards as [Read More]

CHBC to Host Hydrogen, Fuel Cell Workshop

Sep 12, 2016

The California Hydrogen Business Council (CHBC) says it will host a one-day workshop to discuss hydrogen and fuel cell solutions and ways to meet emissions-reduction goals of California ports. According to the CHBC, presentations from port authorities, terminal operators, trucking [Read More]

Chicago Area Clean Cities Elects Fleet Relations Director to Its Board

Sep 08, 2016

The Chicago Area Clean Cities Coalition (CACC) has elected Chris Lyon, director of fleet relations for the Association for the Work Truck Industry, NTEA, to its executive board. NTEA, based in Farmington Hills, Mich., was established in 1964 and now [Read More]

Tesoro Acquires Renewable Fuels Company for BioForming Tech

Sep 07, 2016

Petroleum refiner Tesoro says it has acquired Virent, a renewable fuels and chemical company, supporting the scale-up and commercialization of Virent’s BioForming technology for the production of low-carbon bio-based fuels and chemicals. As a result of the acquisition, Virent will [Read More]

New Carport System at Cal State, Long Beach Enables EV Charging

Sep 02, 2016

California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) and SunPower Corp. have announced that construction is under way on a 4.8 MW SunPower Helix Carport solar power system that will enable electric vehicle (EV) charging on-site. “With the cost-competitive solar generated by [Read More]

Plug In America Launches New Website Focused on EVs

Sep 01, 2016

Plug In America, an organization in electric vehicle (EV) consumer advocacy working to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions and the U.S.’ dependence on petroleum, has announced the launch of its new website. According to the company, the new website provides quick and [Read More]

BYD Executive Appointed to National Research Council Committee

Aug 31, 2016

BYD, a global provider of electric vehicle manufacturing, has announced that BYD Heavy Industries Senior Vice President Macy Neshati has been appointed by the Transportation Research Board, a division of the U.S.’s prestigious National Research Council, to serve on its [Read More]

SCCEBA Works to Build a Clean Energy Transportation Plan

Aug 30, 2016

More than 50 clean energy representatives and thought leaders from all over North and South Carolina came together recently in Cayce, S.C., at the SCANA headquarters to discuss the future of clean transportation in South Carolina. The meeting was hosted [Read More]

BNEF Report on Second-Life EV Battery Storage

Aug 26, 2016

The electric vehicle (EV) market is set to grow quickly, but so far, there has been no consensus on the ‘second-life’ of the used EV batteries. In a report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF), senior analyst Claire Curry has [Read More]

Nel ASA Secures Repeat Order for Two New Hydrogen Stations

Aug 23, 2016

Nel Hydrogen Solutions says it has secured a repeat order for two new CAR-200 hydrogen stations from an undisclosed European customer, as Nel Hydrogen Fueling, formerly known as H2 Logic A/S and a division of Nel ASA, has initiated production [Read More]

Romeo Power Launches Line of High-Performance EV Battery Systems

Aug 22, 2016

Romeo Power, a Santa Monica, Calif.-based electric vehicle (EV) battery systems start-up company, says it is now launching a line of high-performance battery packs that are optimized to outperform other battery systems on the EV market today. Specifically, the company, [Read More]

EVEN Electric to Develop EV Retail Distribution Network

Aug 19, 2016

EVEN Electric, a new venture announced this week in Ottawa, Ontario, intends to create the first global sales and distribution network for electric vehicle (EV) transportation, offering multi-brand new and pre-owned vehicles through an innovative retail and online customer experience. [Read More]

Orange EV Launches Class 8 Electric Truck, Provides Fleet Options

Aug 18, 2016

Orange EV, a Kansas City, Mo.-based original equipment manufacturer providing heavy-duty electric vehicle (EV) solutions to industrial fleets, is now accepting orders for its all-new T-Series pure electric terminal truck. “Orange EV’s initial T-Series, a complete remanufacture of existing trucks, has been operating [Read More]

CCW Provides ZEPS Electric Bus to Orange County for Fair Route

Aug 17, 2016

Complete Coach Works (CCW), a transportation solutions company specializing in bus remanufacturing and complete electronic drive systems, says it has provided its Zero-Emission Propulsion System (ZEPS) demo bus to Orange County Transit Association (OCTA) to support one of the Orange [Read More]

DOE Reports Median EV Range Jumped More Than 10 Miles

Aug 16, 2016

According to data compiled by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the median all-electric vehicle (AEV) range in the U.S. has increased by more than 10 miles – from 73 miles in 2011 to 83.5 miles in 2016. The DOE [Read More]

BMW: Electrified Model Vehicle Sales Soar in July

Aug 12, 2016

BMW says that its electrified models continue to exceed expectations, announcing that 4% of all BMW sales in Western Europe in July were electrified vehicles – and that percentage increases significantly in markets where electric mobility is supported through financial [Read More]

Fueling the Future: Students Build Fuel Cell Vehicles with Toyota

Aug 09, 2016

Toyota says it is partnering with Horizon Educational Group to bring the Hydrogen Horizon Automotive Challenge, a semester-long, after-school program focused on alternative fuels and climate change, to 20 California schools in Los Angeles and Orange counties. During the hands-on [Read More]

FMC Corp. Revs Up Production to Meet Growing EV Demand

Aug 04, 2016

FMC Corp. says it has entered into a new multiyear supply agreement with a major electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer to accelerate the expansion of its global lithium hydroxide production capacity. FMC says it had previously announced plans to triple its global [Read More]

VW’s BUDD-e Electric Microbus Named Concept Truck of the Year

Aug 02, 2016

Volkswagen of America Inc. has announced that the Volkswagen BUDD-e, an all-electric microbus, has been named “2016 Concept Truck of the Year” at the 15th Annual North American Concept Vehicle of the Year Awards, which was held in Plymouth, Mich., [Read More]

Navigant: Li-ion Battery Manufacturers Compete for EV Market

Aug 01, 2016

A recent report from Navigant Research has found that the leading lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery manufacturers are now competing for the developing market for vehicle electrification and that, further, large, financially stable Asian Li-ion battery manufacturers will lead the plug-in electric [Read More]

Cleantech Company Brings Exhaust System to Gray Line Licensees

Jul 26, 2016

Sightseeing tour provider Gray Line Worldwide has chosen cleantech solutions company NG1 Technologies as an Allied Partner to bring TechFlo Exhaust, NG1’s aftermarket exhaust system, to Gray Line licensees. As an Allied Partner, NG1 joins a select group of brands [Read More]

Westport Fuel Systems Appoints New Leadership

Jul 25, 2016

The board of directors at Westport Fuel Systems Inc., a global company for the engineering, manufacturing and supply of alternative fuel systems and components, has appointed Nancy S. Gougarty CEO, effective immediately, now that Westport’s current CEO, David R. Demers, [Read More]

Dieselgate Fallout: Production of BMW’s 2017 Diesel Vehicles Delayed

Jul 21, 2016

Production of BMW Group’s 2017 model-year diesel vehicles has been delayed due to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s further inspection and enhanced emissions analysis following Volkswagen’s recent Dieselgate scandal, according to several recent reports. “In light of recent events, agencies [Read More]

Fuel Cell, Hydrogen Association Introduces Resource Guides

Jul 18, 2016

The Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association (FCHEA), the trade association dedicated to the commercialization of fuel cells and hydrogen energy technologies, says it has released two new resources that confirm the widespread impact these technologies are making on today’s [Read More]