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Natural Gas Vehicles: A Bipartisan Solution

August 8, 2018Several recently-introduced bills for Natural Gas Vehicles (NGVs) provide bipartisan solutions for the deployment of cleaner alternative fueled vehicles.

Natural Gas Vehicles for America (NGVAmerica)

Autonomous Vehicles’ Beneficial Impacts Noted in Comprehensive New Report

June 27, 2018Autonomous Vehicles (AVs) have the potential to dramatically improve life for all Americans, as they move from concept to real-world testing.

Securing America's Future Energy (SAFE)

Trump’s Bailout for Coal Power May Undermine the Benefits of EVs

June 26, 2018President Trump has ordered Secretary of Energy Rick Perry to prepare immediate steps to prevent the retirement of coal and nuclear electricity generating facilities. This could delay the progress in the transportation sector.

TRC

Alternative Fuel Vehicles Help Disaster Recovery, Fleet Resiliency

June 12, 2018Vehicles that run on an alternative fuel – such as biodiesel, electricity, natural gas, and propane – can help build system resiliency by diversifying an emergency response fleet if a storm or other emergency disrupts a state’s primary fuel supply.

Clean Communities of Central New York (CC of CNY)

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FUNDING: Get Ready to Drink from the VW Firehose

June 6, 2018Final VW settlement plans open up for applicants in several states across the U.S. and school districts among the early winners.

Fleet Owner

NYC Fleet Driving the Road to Sustainability

June 1, 2018New York City has always been one of the nation’s leaders when it comes to fleet sustainability efforts. The New York City Fleet (NYC Fleet) is operating what is probably the widest variety of alternative power vehicles and technologies in the nation.

TRC

Fuel Economy Necessary to Mitigate Effects of Geopolitical Risk

May 23, 2018Since they were first implemented in the mid-1970s, in the aftermath of the Arab Oil Embargo, fuel economy standards have served as a cornerstone of U.S. energy policy to reduce motorists’ vulnerability to petro-states’ actions and global oil market volatility.

Securing America's Future Energy (SAFE)

Connected Vehicles

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The Way of the Future: Connected Vehicle Tech

May 16, 2018Connected vehicles are becoming more and more prominent. Learn where these vehicles are now and where they are headed.

TRC

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The Future of Last-Mile Delivery Goes Beyond Vehicle Electrification

May 3, 2018Vehicles that bring goods to homes and businesses in the “last mile” of delivery will be the first to undergo electrification, but the sector itself is ripe for more than just powertrain disruption.

Governor Jerry Brown announces lawsuit against EPA

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California Sues EPA to Protect Fuel Emission Standards

May 3, 2018Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday, May 1, announced a lawsuit by California and 17 other states against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to protect national vehicle carbon emission standards from being rolled back by the federal government.

ACT Expo

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Trucking Executive Panel Objects to EPA Fuel Economy Rollback Plan

May 2, 2018“Stay the course” is the message a panel of leading clean vehicle developers, users and regulators in the wake of the Trump Administration’s plan to roll back tough fuel economy and emissions regulations.

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Dana and Workhorse Reveal Electric Axle for Class 5 Truck

May 2, 2018Commercial vehicle supplier Dana Inc. and electric truck manufacturer Workhorse Group unveiled a Class 5 van powered by a jointly-built electric axle.

Lightning Systems Turns Ford Vans into Plug-in Hybrids, Fuel Cells

May 1, 2018Lightning Systems converts Ford Transit cargo vans and passenger wagons to run as plug-in battery electric and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles.

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Partnerships: Your Booster for Clean Technology Growth

April 26, 2018While suppliers and buyers are well versed in partnering one on one, and the next sale is an absolutely essential factor to success, sales alone are not enough. New technologies are also a matter of building markets, and building a market requires partnerships, often with unexpected groups.

Business for Social Responsibility (BSR)

Growing Link Between Autonomy and Electrification—A Technology Tipping Point?

April 18, 2018The growth of the electric vehicle (EV) sector provides an opportunity to create true diversity in the transportation sector, as synergies between autonomy and electrification provide a big opportunity to move away from petroleum's dominance.

Electrification Coalition

Where’s the VW Money?

April 18, 2018From mass transit to freight, more states are finalizing VW funding plans.

Fleet Owner