Fuel / Technology: Biodiesel

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Plans for sustainable aviation fuel threatens to repeat biofuels mistakes?

January 13, 2021Many European governments are getting serious about developing sustainable jet fuels to tackle the climate impact of flying. But a new report shows Spain, the Netherlands, Sweden and Finland risk repeating the biofuels fiasco with plans to promote crop-based fuels that cause more carbon emissions than the fossil fuels they replace.

via Biofuels International

City of Ames partners to grow sustainable fleet

December 14, 2020Municipal fleet, in partnership with Renewable Energy Group, adds seven additional heavy-duty trucks running on 100% biodiesel.

via Fleet Owner

Fla.’s PSTA Launches AV Pilot

November 24, 2020The agency’s fare free electric shuttle, AVA, will begin serving the public on Nov. 25 until February 2021 in downtown St. Petersberg.

via Metro Magazine

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ACT 101: Overview of the Renewable Fuel Standard

November 17, 2020The RFS is a market-based program launched under the Clean Air Act in 2005 to reduce carbon by increasing consumption of renewable fuels.

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Self-Driving Car Bill Reintroduced in House Minus Biggest Backer

September 24, 2020Legislation that would allow carmakers to sell as many as 100,000 self-driving vehicles per year in the U.S. is being reintroduced in the U.S. House of Representatives, but one of its biggest cheerleaders is staying on the sidelines until next year.

via Transport Topics

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State of Sustainable Fleets Report Provides Fleet Insights on Clean Tech

August 11, 2020The State of Sustainable Fleets report is the first comprehensive, technology-neutral industry resource across all fuels and technology sectors.

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ACT Virtual Welcomes Volvo Trucks North America’s President Peter Voorhoeve as Keynote Speaker for Event Launch

August 4, 2020The four-month virtual event will feature a dynamic lineup of more than 130 industry leaders presenting on the technologies driving the future of fleet transportation.

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State of Sustainable Fleets Reports on Clean Tech Across Fuels & Sectors

July 29, 2020The State of Sustainable Fleets report is the first technology-neutral industry resource across all fuels and technology sectors.

Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA)

AI begins to take the wheel in trucking, from routing to driving

July 23, 2020Artificial intelligence (AI) is taking over many mundane tasks in the trucking and freight industries, freeing up time for humans to do other work. But it’s still early in the ballgame, experts told Transport Dive.

via Transport Dive

Fiat Chrysler and Waymo to make commercial self-driving vehicles

July 23, 2020Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and Alphabet’s autonomous vehicle unit Waymo will now move their self-driving technology into the commercial vehicle segment. The collaboration will see the companies develop and test autonomous cargo vans and associated light commercial vehicles, largely targeting the last-mile delivery segment.

via Freightwaves

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“Advanced Transportation Investor Summit” Announced as Part of ACT Virtual Series

July 21, 2020Join organizers of the largest advanced transportation event—ACT Expo—for a first-of-its-kind “Advanced Transportation Investor Summit,” at ACT Virtual.

Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA)

Greenlane Renewables Signs Supply Contract with Grupo Cocal

July 7, 2020Greenlane Renewables Inc. says its wholly-owned subsidiary, Greenlane Biogas North America Ltd., has signed a $1.8 million contract with Grupo Cocal, a Brazilian sugar mill operator that refines sugar and produces ethanol biofuel from sugarcane.

via NGT News

DOE Selects Projects to Accelerate Adoption of Biofuels

July 6, 2020The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has selected seven projects – totaling $1.94 million – to conduct research and development to accelerate the adoption of performance-advantaged biofuel blendstocks.

via NGT News

Biofuels, bioenergy to benefit from Growing Climate Solutions Act

June 24, 2020The legislation aims to break down barriers for farmers and foresters interested in participating in carbon markets so they can be rewarded for climate-smart practices. To do this, it would create a certification program at USDA to help solve technical entry barriers that prevent farmer and forest landowner participation in carbon credit markets.

via Biomass Magazine

Covid-19 Empties Streets

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The COVID-19 Pandemic and Clean Transportation

April 15, 2020The impact of COVID-19 on clean transportation has been swift and devastating. How do we chart a path to achieve a cleaner and more sustainable world?

Clean Fuels Ohio

Investments Drive Sustainable Transportation Growth

February 27, 2020The ACT Expo Investor Summit, launching this year at ACT Expo, is a first-of-its-kind event to focus on investing in the clean fleet market.

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