Fuel / Technology: Efficiency

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.

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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.

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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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Motiv Introducing Weight-Shaving, Cost-Cutting Battery Controller for Its EV Chassis

May 2, 2018Electric truck developer Motiv Power Systems (ACT Expo Booth 1527) has developed a new unified battery controller that can cut costs, increase cargo capacity and speed up the build process for trucks based on its medium-duty EPIC chassis. View the full article at Trucks.com.

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Growing Link Between Autonomy and Electrification—A Technology Tipping Point?

April 18, 2018The growth of the electric vehicle (EV) sector provides an opportunity to create true diversity in the transportation sector, as synergies between autonomy and electrification provide a big opportunity to move away from petroleum's dominance.

Electrification Coalition

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School Decision Makers Deserve Facts about School Buses

April 10, 2018School district officials deserve evidence-based information when making decisions about school buses that affect budgets and environmental issues. Propane autogas school buses are quieter, save on fuel and maintenance costs, and have the lowest level of NOx of any school bus on the market.

ACT Expo Panel Discussion

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ACT Expo Announces 2018 Speaker Line Up

April 5, 2018The world’s most progressive fleet operators, advanced vehicle OEMs, clean fuel suppliers, and other industry leaders are set to take the stage at the largest clean transportation conference and expo

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Photo of San Diego MTS fleet of propane autogas buses.

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6 Fleets That Recently Switched to Propane Autogas

April 4, 2018Propane autogas proves to be a reliable, cost effective fuel to improve commercial fleet operations. The Propane Education & Research Council features the stories of six fleets as the latest additions to the council’s popular Straight Talk video series.

Propane Education & Research Council (PERC)

Impact of Trump’s Plan to Roll Back Fuel Economy Standards

April 3, 2018As expected, the Trump Administration has announced its intention to weaken rules put in place during Barack Obama's presidency to increase the fuel efficiency of new automobiles and trucks sold in the U.S.

Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA)

ACT Expo: Electrifying the Commercial Transportation Sector (+ Keynote Announced!)

March 28, 2018The Commercial Electric Vehicle Summit allows attendees to gain insight into the latest advancements in battery and fuel cell electric vehicle technologies for the medium- and heavy-duty market.

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NGVA Industry and government partnerships for Clean Air

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Cleaning up America’s Air with Industry & Government Partnerships

March 27, 2018Government/industry partnerships lead to the production of the cleanest heavy-duty engines available today.

Natural Gas Vehicles for America (NGVAmerica)

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What will the Future Bring for Electric Vehicle Batteries?

March 21, 2018As more and more nations declare their intention to prohibit the sale of fossil fuel-powered vehicles, attention naturally shifts to efforts to develop electric vehicle batteries that can meet the performance requirements of demanding duty cycles.

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NACFE Run on less kick-off

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Trucks Can Reach More Than 10 MPG in Real World Applications

March 13, 2018The seven trucks in Run On Less demonstrated that there are a variety of ways to achieve double digit fuel economy numbers.

North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE)

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Women Shaping the Future of Sustainable Transportation

March 8, 2018In recognition of International Women's Day, organizers of ACT Expo announced the 5th Annual Women in ACT Summit, taking place May 1 at the Long Beach Convention Center.

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Spotlight on Trucking Efficiency Technologies

Join us on Tuesday, March 13 at 10 am PT/1 pm ET for a complimentary webinar, presented in partnership with the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo.