Fuel / Technology: Hydrogen Fuel Cell

CARB to consider low NOx heavy-duty omnibus regulation on 27 August

August 11, 2020The California Air Resources Board will consider the proposed Heavy-Duty Low NOx Omnibus Regulation on 27 August 2020. The proposed regulation is intended to ensure reductions in smog-forming NOx and protect communities most impacted by air pollution.

via Green Car Congress

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State of Sustainable Fleets Report Provides Fleet Insights on Clean Tech

August 11, 2020The State of Sustainable Fleets report is the first comprehensive, technology-neutral industry resource across all fuels and technology sectors.

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$27 Million for Zero-Emission Trucks in California

August 10, 2020The South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) recently approved $27 million in funding to replace higher polluting trucks with their zero-emission counterparts. The funding, which is part of the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust program, is the first installment from the $90 million available for the Zero-Emission Class 8 Freight and Port Drayage Trucks category.

via TruckingInfo

Hydrogen fuel: Linchpin of electric truck maker Nikola’s business

August 10, 2020The focus on the stock price gyrations of electric truck startup Nikola Corp. (NASDAQ: NKLA) overlooks a major part of its business plan — making and selling hydrogen fuel for its fuel cell trucks and anyone who wants it.

via Freightwaves

Cummins Receives DOE Awards to Advance Fuel Cell Technology

August 5, 2020Cummins Inc. has received two awards from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) totaling nearly $7 million. The awards are for Cummins’ continued work on enhancing the economic viability of fuel cell powertrain solutions for heavy-duty applications including on-highway tractor-trailers and buses.

via NGT News

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South Coast AQMD to Offer Funding for Zero-Emission Class 8 Freight and Port Drayage Trucks

August 5, 2020South Coast AQMD to host webinar to learn about funding for zero-emission Class 8 freight and port drayage trucks on August 12th.

ACT Virtual Welcomes Volvo Trucks North America’s President Peter Voorhoeve as Keynote Speaker for Event Launch

August 4, 2020The four-month virtual event will feature a dynamic lineup of more than 130 industry leaders presenting on the technologies driving the future of fleet transportation.

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California aims to address widespread ZEV adoption challenges

August 3, 2020California is pushing for transportation emissions reductions via the Advanced Clean Trucks regulation. However, zero-emission vehicles, which are more costly than diesel and gas-powered trucks, lack the needed infrastructure.

via Fleet Owner

Nikola’s Trevor Milton Says Future of Trucking Is Hydrogen Based

July 30, 2020Nikola Corp. founder and Executive Chairman Trevor Milton believes the hydrogen fuel cell technology that powers his company’s trucks can place Nikola at the forefront of global efforts to toughen clean-air rules while also providing a truck that meets the needs of commercial fleets.

via Transport Topics Online

Utah Inland Port Authority unveils alternative fuel mobility projects

July 30, 2020The Utah Inland Port Authority (UIPA) and Dominion Energy Utah have signed a Joint Cooperation Statement aimed at reducing air pollution and improving energy efficiency within the UIPA jurisdictional area.

via NGV Journal

Paccar tests more zero-emission trucks ahead of 2021 production

July 30, 2020Paccar is ramping up the real-world testing of its zero-emission trucks as it prepares to produce more alternative fuel vehicles for customers in 2021.

via Fleet Owner

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State of Sustainable Fleets Reports on Clean Tech Across Fuels & Sectors

July 29, 2020The State of Sustainable Fleets report is the first technology-neutral industry resource across all fuels and technology sectors.

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Cummins dives into hydrogen as traditional engine business stalls

July 29, 2020Cummins Inc. is acquiring businesses, forming partnerships and investing research dollars into a future hydrogen economy. Its across-the-board bets cover fuel cells for trains, ships and trucks – and the hydrogen fuel to power them.

via FreightWaves

Minnesota DOT report addresses sustainability, climate goals

July 27, 2020The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) has released its fourth annual Sustainability Report, which documents agency progress toward sustainability and climate goals.

via Transportation Today News

US DOT releases Pathways to Future of Transportation policy document

July 27, 2020Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao released the U.S. Department of Transportation’s vision for the future of transportation innovation on Thursday. Called the Pathways to the Future of Transportation, the policy document come just one year after the department launched the Non-Traditional and Emerging Transportation Technology (NETT) Council.

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Wolf Administration Grants $2.1 Million for Clean Fuel Projects

July 22, 2020Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf and his administration have awarded more than $2.1 million in 2019 Alternative Fuel Incentive Grants (AFIGs) to 18 cleaner fuel vehicle projects statewide that will help improve air quality and public health and reduce greenhouse gas emissions to address climate change.

via NGT News