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Renewable natural gas from anaerobic digester

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New Approach to Trash is Displacing Fossil Fuels

July 27, 2018In July 2018, renewable natural gas began to flow into Southern California's natural gas distribution system from a state-of-the-art high solid anaerobic digester that processes organic waste that would otherwise have been sent to a landfill.

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Solar Energy for Auxiliary Power in Trucks and Trailers

Gain insight into how fleets can evaluate if solar panels are a good investment, as well as the many benefits solar energy can offer.

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Is Natural Gas renewable?

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Is Renewable Natural Gas a Fossil Fuel?

July 19, 2018To those of us in the industry, this question may sound like a no-brainer. However, this question and similar ones are still commonly asked.

California Natural Gas Vehicle Partnership

Daimler Electric Truck eCascadia

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Major Electric Truck Project by Daimler and Calif. Clean Air Agency

July 13, 2018The South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) and Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced the launch of a $31.3 million electric truck demonstration project.

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The Funding Fireworks Show Is About to Start, Where Will You Be?

July 5, 2018Utilities and states across the country lead with substantial investments in clean transportation projects and a commitment to reducing emissions.

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Solar Panels Mounted on Cab of Class 8 Truck

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Solar Panels for Trucks and Trailers, the Time has Come

July 2, 2018Solar has a place in the trucking industry, from supporting HVAC and hotel loads to powering liftgates, telematics and reefer units.

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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.

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Illustration highlighting ZEV States

ZEV Scorecard Assesses States’ Progress on EVs

June 19, 2018The Electrification Coalition (EC) released its first Zero Emissions Vehicles (ZEV) Scorecard to assess states' actions building EV market.

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final VW settlement plans

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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.

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New Generation Biofuels Increasing in Viability

May 24, 2018It is predicted that mid – long term development in technology will improve the efficiency of biofuel production processes making it increasingly practical to produce more in a shorter time period.

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.

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Santa Monica Big Blue Bus runs on RNG.

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RNG Is the Fast Track to Cleaner Air in California

May 10, 2018RNG has four big benefits: It’s a climate twofer, reducing greenhouse gas emissions through both its production and use. It reduces toxic air pollution. Its local production creates good jobs. And it can do all this now, through use in readily available near-zero natural gas engines.

California Natural Gas Vehicle Coalition

Agility and Romeo Announce Battery Pack Partnership

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Self-Monitoring Electric Vehicle Battery Coming to Market

May 3, 2018Agility Fuel Solutions and battery pack maker Romeo Power Technology have partnered to produce light, customizable battery packs for medium- and heavy-duty trucks and buses.

New Trillium Logo

Trillium CNG Rebrands as Trillium as it Expands into Alternative Fuels

May 3, 2018Trillium CNG is dropping the CNG from its name to rebrand as Trillium. The goal is to continue to support alternative fuels, like CNG, and more recent alternative fuel vehicles such as electric and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles.

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Kenworth Debuts Natural Gas-Electric Hybrid Truck

May 3, 2018Looking to grab a slice of the growing market for ultra clean heavy duty drayage and regional hauling trucks, Paccar’s Kenworth unit has developed a prototype natural gas-electric hybrid version of its Class 8, T680 day cab tractor.

Near Zero Emission Truck

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AJR Trucking Takes Delivery of First Kenworth Zero-Emission CNG Truck

May 3, 2018Kenworth Truck Co. delivered the first near-zero emission 12-liter natural gas truck to a commercial fleet at the ACT Expo green transport conference in Long Beach, California.