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Mapping a Blueprint Toward Sustainability

February 1, 2023Electric, sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), and more efficient flight operations and aircraft are widely viewed as central steps for a greener path.

via Aviation International News

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Automobili Estrema’s Electric Hypercar Does 0-200 mph in 10 Seconds

February 1, 2023The Fulminea hypercar (the name means something like “lightning fast” in Italian) is powered by four torque vectoring-capable electric motors, one for each wheel.

via Charged EVs

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Infrastructure the Greatest Barrier to EV Deployment: DTNA’s O’Leary

January 31, 2023While fleets might be very interested in electrification, their expansion plans are thwarted by delays in charging infrastructure development.

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Nikola Rebrands Hydrogen Business, Touts Infrastructure Development

January 31, 2023The electric truck and energy infrastructure provider announced the new brand, Hyla, to press and industry stakeholders at its headquarters in Phoenix and outlined plans for its sustainable fuel development.

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Nikola: ‘The Time for Hydrogen is Right Now’

January 27, 2023Nikola is upping the bar on hydrogen-powered zero-emissions trucks, unveiling the production version of the fuel-cell-electric Nikola Tre and declaring it has solved the “chicken and egg” problem of fueling infrastructure.

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EPA’s New HD Emissions Rules Push Manufacturers, Fleets to Plan Ahead

January 25, 2023Expect to see new engine and aftertreatment hardware to go with advanced software and technology as the industry prepares for stricter heavy-duty engine and vehicle standards, which the EPA will officially start imposing in 2027.

via Fleet Owner

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Camber Energy to Purchase Renewable Diesel Plant in Nevada

January 25, 2023Camber Energy Inc. has entered an agreement to purchase a renewable diesel plant located in Reno, Nevada. The facility, known as New Rise Renewables Reno, has a nameplate capacity of 43 MMgy.

via Biomass Magazine

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DOE awards $118 million to 17 biofuel projects

January 24, 2023The U.S. Department of Energy on Jan. 26 awarded $118 million to 17 projects to accelerate the production of sustainable biofuels for America’s transportation and manufacturing needs.

via Biomass Magazine

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Scientists Study Liquid Hydrogen Transport, Storage

January 23, 2023Researchers in South Korea are investigating how vaporization and heat flows within cryogenic fuel tanks vary according to tank filling ratios

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Cummins and Meritor continue to merge fleet offerings

January 23, 2023With Meritor folded into Cummins Components’ operating segment, the business unit is poised to serve fleets’ needs even better than before, executives said.

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How a Fleet-as-a-Service Model Will Propel Electrification

January 20, 2023Zeem’s goal is to consolidate EV services for fleets across the country in commerce hubs such as airports, ports, and distribution centers with constant fleet activity.

via Automotive Fleet

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Daimler Working with Oregon State on SuperTruck 3 FCEV Project

January 18, 2023Daimler Trucks North America is tapping into the expertise of engineering researchers at Oregon State University developing a zero-emissions heavy-duty truck capable of regional and long-haul freight deliveries as part of the SuperTruck 3 program.

via HDT

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Amazon, CBRE among new backers of California drayage electrification venture

January 18, 2023The investment arm of real estate giant CBRE and a climate-technology fund run by Amazon are among the new backers of a California startup developing charging networks and other services for zero-emission drayage.

via Fleet Owner

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Next Run on Less Seeks More Fleets

January 17, 2023The North American Council on Freight Efficiency is looking for more fleets to participate in its 2023 Run on Less demonstration. Scheduled to be conducted this fall, the fourth Run on Less program will focus on electric trucks operating at depots.

via Fleet Owner

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Clean School Bus Program Amendments Allow Contractors Direct Access to Funds

January 17, 2023Amendments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Clean School Bus Program (CSBP) passed before Christmas allow private contractors to have direct access to the remaining $4 billion of the program and address the requirement to keep a bus in the district to which it was awarded for a five-year span.

via STN

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Biden’s Clean Air Act Agenda Faces Time Crunch

January 16, 2023The long-term ramifications for national air quality are potentially profound, but some regulatory efforts should be relatively simple to pull off.

via E&E News