In collaboration with Workhorse Group, an Ohio-based battery-electric truck and drone developer, UPS has successfully tested a drone that launches from the top of an electric UPS fleet vehicle, autonomously delivers a package to a home and then returns to [Read More]
The CEC will consider a Shell/Toyota partnership for the installation of hydrogen refueling equipment at seven retail stations and a $16 million award.
The Regional District of Nanaimo will operate 49 CNG transit buses in the first fully CNG-powered bus fleet in Canada.
San Diego Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer joined together with City Councilmember Lorie Zapf and environmental leaders on Wednesday to announce that San Diego has more than doubled the size of its electric vehicle (EV) charging station program in an effort to [Read More]
Vattenfall, one of the largest utility companies in Europe, with operations throughout Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Germany, the Netherlands, Poland, and the U.K., has committed to switching its entire car fleet – more than 3,500 passenger vehicles and light commercial vehicles – to [Read More]
The Alameda Contra-Costa Transit District will receive 10 hydrogen fuel cell electric buses, and the Orange County Transportation Authority will receive the other 10.
The transit agency says that the contract with King County DOT in Seattle is valued at approximately $202 million.
The American Lung Association of the Upper Midwest has announced the launch of Midwest EVOLVE, a three-year project to promote electric vehicles (EVs) in seven Midwest states: Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota and North Dakota. In partnership with eight [Read More]
As part of the agency’s SmartMove five-year capital plan, VIA Metropolitan Transit of San Antonio recently announced the sale of $82 million in MTA contractual obligation bonds to help finance the purchase of 270 compressed natural gas (CNG) buses. According to [Read More]
In addition to signing new fuel agreements, Clean Energy Fuels Corp. has been contracted to build multiple natural gas fueling stations in early 2017.
The federal grant, which will fund 1,500 miles of electric highway corridors, aims to double the number of EVs in the region to more than 50,000 in the next 10 years.
A report released by the University of California Riverside’s (UCR) College of Engineering-Center for Environmental Research and Technology (CE-CERT) found that new ultra-low emission natural gas heavy-duty vehicles met and exceeded their certification standards during a full range of duty [Read More]
We all long for the days when we’ll be able to sit comfortably in cars or trucks and simply lounge about while we move from one place to another. We imagine reading books or fiddling with our smartphones while our [Read More]
With the 2.0 L TDI program under way and now this proposed 3.0 L TDI program, all those with affected vehicles in the U.S. should have a resolution available to them.
The two automakers are investing $85 million to establish a joint fuel cell system manufacturing operation in Michigan.
In December 2016, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced that it would be awarding $15 million to organizations in an effort to accelerate the adoption of advanced and alternative fuel vehicles. Blue Bird Corp., a bus manufacturer located in [Read More]
In one of the largest air quality investments made by any construction company in the state of Utah, Geneva Rock Products says it has invested over $8 million in a fleet of 25 compressed natural gas (CNG) ready-mix concrete trucks [Read More]
The UCI college campus will soon be the first in the nation to completely scrap its traditional diesel-powered buses and deploy an all-electric transit fleet.
Three major California utilities submitted applications to the CPUC to increase access to EV charging and help move the state closer to its zero-emission vehicle goals.
Ford Motor Co. is launching a major project designed to help improve air quality as the automaker accelerates its electrification plans with 13 new global electrified vehicles (EVs) scheduled for introduction in the next five years. The project, supported by Transport [Read More]
Once the last few diesel buses are retired, the MTS will boast a 100% alt-fuel fleet with CNG and propane vehicles.
The Natural Gas Vehicle Institute (NGVi) has announced that 100 CNG fuel system inspectors have been certified since the company’s CNG Fuel System Inspector Certification program was launched in September 2016. According to NGVi, this significant industry milestone means these [Read More]
In a bipartisan effort to promote the sale and use of zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) in the commonwealth, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker has signed S.B.2505, An Act Promoting Zero Emission Vehicle Adoption. The bill was passed by the legislature on Jan. 3, [Read More]
Following an investigation spurred by Volkswagen’s Dieselgate scandal, the EPA and CARB now accuse Fiat Chrysler of using emissions-cheating software.
Challenging manufacturers to meet demand, the mayors of San Francisco, Los Angeles, Portland and Seattle say they could purchase up to 24,000 EVs for their municipal fleets.
King County Executive Dow Constantine has announced that King County Metro Transit in Washington will purchase up to 73 all-electric battery buses from Proterra at a cost of up to $55 million, starting with 20 buses totaling $15.12 million. As reported, [Read More]
The transit company says it will deliver up to 73 Xcelsior diesel-electric hybrid buses in New York and 100 Xcelsior clean diesel buses in Texas.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded more than $7.7 million to replace or retrofit 401 older diesel school buses with newer, more efficient technology. According to the EPA, the funds are going to 88 school bus fleets in 27 states, [Read More]
Instead of building the Mexico facility, the automaker will invest $700 million to expand its Flat Rock plant in Michigan for EV, hybrid and autonomous vehicle production.
The U.S. Energy Department (DOE) has announced up to $7 million for eight universities to accelerate the introduction of affordable, scalable and sustainable high-performance fuels for use in high-efficiency, low-emission engines. Under the Co-Optimization of Fuels and Engines (Co-Optima) initiative, [Read More]