Fuel / Technology: Efficiency

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Walmart Deploys Near-Zero Opposed-Piston Diesel Engine

April 7, 2022Achates Power’s cleaner, heavy-duty diesel engine it developed in a project funded by the California Air Resources Board and several partners has entered fleet service with Walmart in a Peterbilt 579 tractor.

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J.B. Hunt Launches Carbon Offset Credit Program

April 6, 2022J.B. Hunt Transport Services launched new program called Clean Transport that will allow customers to acquire carbon offset credits equivalent to the emissions created by their shipments.

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49 MPG Fuel-Economy Standard Ordered for Cars by 2026

April 1, 2022The Biden administration ordered carmakers to increase their average fuel economy to about 49 mpg by 2026, in an ambitious effort to make up for progress stalled when President Donald Trump rolled back the efficiency program.

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ACT Expo Announces Roster of Leading Industry Speakers

March 28, 2022Executives from leading vehicle manufacturers and suppliers, infrastructure and fuel providers, and public and private fleets will highlight key trends at this year's ACT Expo.

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Understanding Southern California’s Warehouse ISR Compliance Rules

Learn about the South Coast Air Quality Management District Warehouse Indirect Source Rule (ISR), which aims to improve air quality in communities near large distribution centers that have significant emissions from medium- and heavy-duty vehicles.

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Electric Vehicles in North America: Overcoming Adoption Hurdles

March 14, 2022While the transition to electric vehicles is underway, there are some obstacles and drivers that will influence the market moving forward.

Dana

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California Leads, States Follow on Zero-Emission Rules for MD, HD Trucks

February 8, 2022After the California Air Resources Board passed the ACT Regulation in 2020, five more states are following suit and adopting zero-emission regulations of their own.

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GNA Welcomes New Partners to Lead Firm’s Future

January 31, 2022GNA, a leading firm for clean transportation consulting, marketing and communications, and event production, recently promoted six of its top division leaders to partners in the firm

Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA)

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ACT Expo 2022 Opens Registration

December 14, 2021ACT Expo, North America's largest advanced transportation technology and clean fleet event, returns to the Long Beach Convention Center May 9-12, 2022.

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Sensibly Navigating To A Clean Future

December 6, 2021With COP26 in the recent rearview, NACFE's Mike Roeth looks at how trucking is meeting the challenge to cut emissions.

North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE)

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ACT Expo 2022 Opens Call for Abstracts

October 26, 2021The ACT Expo team is currently accepting abstracts for presentations covering any of the clean transportation technologies highlighted at this annual event

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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.

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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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