Fuel / Technology: Efficiency

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New York Governor Signs Bill Ending Sales of New Fossil Fuel Cars

September 10, 2021Legislation that directs the Department of Environmental Conservation to establish regulations to ensure that 100% of new passenger vehicles are electric by 2035 and that medium- and heavy-duty vehicles are electric by 2045 was signed by Gov. Hochul into law.

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ACT Expo 2021: NACFE Boasts Trucking Industry’s Lead in Charge to Electrify Commercial Vehicles

September 1, 2021With more than a dozen electric trucks and big-name fleets such as Frito-Lay, Anheuser Busch, and DHL, NACFE and RMI kicked off this year’s Run on Less – Electric demonstration.

ACT Expo 2021: Shell Starship 2.0 Exceeds Fuel Efficiency, Emissions Reduction Goals

September 1, 2021Shell’s Starship 2.0 demonstration truck made its way to the ACT Expo hall today, touting exceeded fuel economy and efficiency results compared to its initial 2018 Starship program.

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ACT Expo 2021: Day Two Kicks Off with a Milestone EV Project, Volvo Trucks’ Voorhoeve, Peterbilt’s Electrification Evolution, Expo Hall Opens Its Doors

September 1, 2021The second day of this year’s ACT Expo started with an announcement of the Joint Electric Truck Scaling Initiative, an initiative to deploy 100 battery-electric trucks across California.

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NBB: Now is the Time to Cut Carbon with Biodiesel, Renewable Diesel

August 28, 2021There is little doubt that Earth’s climate is changing, and science points to those changes primarily being driven by increased levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions into the atmosphere from transportation, industry, and power generation. Time is of the essence as original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and fleets across the country consider a variety of emissions...

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ACT Fleet Forum Announces New Clean Fleet Education, Opens Membership to Public Sector and Small Fleets

August 18, 2021Organizers of the ACT Fleet Forum announced the year’s upcoming programming on cutting-edge technology and opened membership to new participating fleets.

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Electric Ttrucks the focus of webinar series

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NACFE Expands Outreach Into Mexico

August 16, 2021The North American Council for Freight Efficiency announced it is expanding its efforts into Mexico.

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ACT Expo Announces Roster of Innovative Speakers

August 10, 2021As always, the list of speakers presenting at the annual ACT Expo is filled with North America’s leading fleet operators and top industry executives.

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EPA to Update NOx, Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards

August 9, 2021The Environmental Protection Agency on Aug. 5 announced plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and other harmful air pollutants from heavy-duty trucks in a series of major rulemakings over the next three years.

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ACT Expo Agenda Offers Something for Every Level of Clean Tech Industry

August 4, 2021Register for ACT Expo before August 13 to receive a discount on a full conference pass for this August 30 to September 2 clean tech event.

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Peterbilt GM to Examine Trucking’s Battery-Electric and Fuel Cell Future at ACT Expo

August 3, 2021Peterbilt GM, PACCAR VP Jason Skoog to deliver ACT Expo's keynote address, sharing his perspective on zero and near-zero emission technologies.

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Amazon: Emissions are Up, Carbon Intensity is Down

July 12, 2021Amazon’s carbon emissions went up in 2020, but its carbon intensity went down, according to the company’s recent sustainability report. Amazon’s overall carbon emissions increased by 19% in 2020, the report said.

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America Used Fewer Fossil Fuels in 2020 Than it Has in Three Decades

July 9, 2021Americans gobbled up fewer fossil fuels in 2020 than they have in three decades, according to the US Energy Information Administration. Consumption of petroleum, natural gas, and coal dropped by 9% last year compared to 2019, the biggest annual decrease since the EIA started keeping track in 1949.

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Amazon Says Its Carbon Footprint Grew 19% Last Year

July 1, 2021Amazon said June 30 that its carbon footprint grew 19% last year as it rushed to deliver a surge of online orders during the pandemic.

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