Fuel / Technology: Efficiency

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Sustainability Q&A with DHL Supply Chain: Part 2

January 13, 2021The COVID-19 pandemic has left no company or industry untouched. While it has increased e-commerce demand, it has also created difficulties for operations, outreach and sustainability efforts.

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New report highlights the need to electrify ride-hailing fleets

January 12, 2021Rideshare vehicles are widely believed to have larger carbon footprints than personal vehicles, so electrifying them seems likely to deliver greater emissions reductions than electrifying personal passenger cars.

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Kansas Coalitions Issue RFP Seeking Alternative Fuel Deployments

January 8, 2021The Kansas City Regional and Central Kansas Clean Cities Coalitions, programs of Metropolitan Energy Center, have issued a request for proposals for alternative fuel deployments in Kansas and Missouri.

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NTEA announces climate change policy

January 7, 2021NTEA adopted a climate change policy that continues the Association’s commitment to facilitating productive use of alternative fuels and advanced technologies for commercial vehicles.

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NTEA climate change policy puts work truck industry at forefront

January 6, 2021The newly approved policy provides NTEA the opportunity to educate the public, regulators and legislators about how the industry is already putting in place solutions to society’s environmental concerns

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Port of Tyne eliminates 700t of carbon emissions in 12 months

January 6, 2021Port of Tyne in the UK has announced that it has reduced carbon emissions by 700t in approximately 12 months after adopting the strategy of clean energy and decarbonisation.

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Sustainability Q&A with DHL Supply Chain experts

January 5, 2021DHL Supply Chain has established a range of environmental, social and governance (ESG) programs that the company says it plans to continue building upon.

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Wabash National adopts sustainability reporting trend

January 1, 2021Semi-trailer manufacturer Wabash National has hopped on the bandwagon and shared its first sustainability report. A growing number of companies throughout supply chains are disclosing efforts and goals to operate more sustainably.

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Collaboration targets pollution reduction, clean transportation

December 23, 2020Three states and Washington, D.C. are collaborating to reduce pollution while also promoting clean transportation.

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Electric Fleet Depot

What Fleets Need to Consider When Electrifying Their Depots

Webinar Date: January 26, 2021 at 10:00am PSTJoin ACT News and ChargePoint on January 26 at 10am PT for a free EV webinar on what you'll need to successfully develop an electric vehicle fleet depot.

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Canada publishes proposed Clean Fuel Standard regulations

December 21, 2020The government of Canada on Dec. 18 published proposed regulations for its Clean Fuel Standard. Final regulations are expected to be published next year, with the CFS scheduled to come into force on Dec. 1, 2022.

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Fleet Spotlight: Starting with a Green-Minded Approach

December 21, 2020With a focus on enabling corporate retailers to reduce emissions and meet their sustainability goals, GreenPath Logistics is a growing natural gas trucking company.

Shell, Volvo and Daimler Back Hydrogen as Europe Turns Sights on Truck Emissions

December 15, 2020This week a group of seven truck makers, including Volvo, Scania, Ford and Daimler, agreed to stop selling diesel-powered trucks by 2040, a decade earlier than previously planned.

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European Commission calls for conversion to zero-emission vehicles by 2050

December 14, 2020The European Commission is aiming to convert nearly all cars, buses and heavy-duty vehicles to zero emissions by 2050.

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Trucking Takes Initial Steps Toward a Zero-Emission Future

December 10, 2020Although significant hurdles remain, recent advances in electric-­vehicle technology and the broader movement to reduce carbon emissions are creating market conditions that are increasingly favorable for electrification.

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Hydrogen Fuel Cells

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Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Keeping the World Online

December 8, 2020FCHEA members include leading hydrogen fuel cell manufacturers with systems for the primary and backup stationary power market sectors.

Fuel Cell Hydrogen Energy Association (FCHEA)