Fuel / Technology: Efficiency

California bills being signed by Gov. Brown on Enhydra Ferry

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Gov. Brown Helps Make California’s Transportation Sector Cleaner Before Sailing into the Sunset

September 27, 2018Governor Jerry Brown signed a parcel of clean transportation bills during his Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco the week of September 10th.

Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA)

Fuel Efficiency Demonstrated by Frito Lay Class 8 Truck

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Fuel Efficiency is Going Mainstream

September 5, 2018Fuel efficiency has fleets not just talking; they are actually taking steps to improve the fuel economy of their vehicles.

North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE)

Bill Bliem standing in front of NFI trucks

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NFI Industries: Champions for Technology and Sustainability

August 22, 2018Learn from Bill Bliem, Senior Vice President Fleet Services for NFI, on his accomplishments and milestones in fleet services.

The Answer to the Truck Driver Shortage

August 2, 2018The answer to the driver shortage means showing young people how today’s trucks offer just what they are looking for in a work environment.

North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE)

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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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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.

North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE)

NYC Fleet Driving the Road to Sustainability

June 1, 2018New York City has always been one of the nation’s leaders when it comes to fleet sustainability efforts. The New York City Fleet (NYC Fleet) is operating what is probably the widest variety of alternative power vehicles and technologies in the nation.

Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA)

Fuel Economy Necessary to Mitigate Effects of Geopolitical Risk

May 23, 2018Since they were first implemented in the mid-1970s, in the aftermath of the Arab Oil Embargo, fuel economy standards have served as a cornerstone of U.S. energy policy to reduce motorists’ vulnerability to petro-states’ actions and global oil market volatility.

Securing America's Future Energy (SAFE)

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.

Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA)

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.

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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.

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Governor Jerry Brown announces lawsuit against EPA

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California Sues EPA to Protect Fuel Emission Standards

May 3, 2018Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday, May 1, announced a lawsuit by California and 17 other states against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to protect national vehicle carbon emission standards from being rolled back by the federal government.

ACT Expo

Clean Cities supports local actions to cut petroleum use

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Clean Cities Program Celebrates 25th Anniversary

May 2, 2018The DOE Clean Cities program celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2018, more than 100 Clean Cities coalitions have collectively saved more than 8.5 billion gallons of petroleum nationally.

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The Agility Propane Engine 488LPI

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Agility Introduces Propane Engine and CNG Walk-In Step Van

May 2, 2018Agility Fuel Solutions announced that it has received EPA certifications for its first alternative fuel engine. Simultaneously, Agility revealed a new CNG Morgan Olson walk-in step van.

ACT Expo

Bill Combs, director of connected fleet at Penske Truck Leasing, speaking at the Connected Vehicle Technology Workshop

Connected Vehicle Technology Workshop Hosted by Penske

May 2, 2018ACT Expo kicked off the week with Connected Vehicle Technology workshop, hosted by Penske Truck Leasing.

ACT Expo

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Shell-AirFlow Venture to Launch Starship Hyper Fuel-Efficient Truck

May 2, 2018Fuel efficiency and freight transport typically exist at opposite ends of the spectrum, but a new Class 8 truck hopes to change that. It’s called the Starship.

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