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Advanced Clean Fleets rule will support RNG

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U.S. Natural Gas Producers Hope Customers Will Pay More for ‘Green Gas’

July 26, 2021U.S. natural gas producers hope climate-conscious electric utilities and gas exporters will pay a premium for what they say is “greener gas” that has been certified as coming from low-emission operations or from renewable sources such as landfills.

via Reuters

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ELMS Takes EV Crash Protection System to the Patent Office

July 26, 2021Electric Last Mile Solutions Inc. (ELMS) has filed a provisional patent with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office related to the development of its EV crash protection system to improve vehicle and occupant safety and battery stability in the event of a collision.

via NGT News

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Survey Finds EV Consideration in U.S. Growing Rapidly

July 26, 2021Nearly half of Americans would consider owning an electric vehicle (EV) today, up from just more than a third of the population three months ago.

via Green Car Congress

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CVSA Ponders Driverless-Truck Enforcement

July 26, 2021The Commercial Vehicle safety Alliance recognizes the challenge of keeping an eye on driverless trucks. Thaty’s why it is developing standards and processes to ensure they are operating safely and in compliance with applicable motor carrier safety regulations.

via Heavy Duty Trucking

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Mercedes-Benz Announces Plan to go All-Electric by 2030

July 23, 2021Mercedes-Benz recently announced a new electrification plan that sets them up to “go all-electric by the end of the decade.”

via Electrek

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Hyzon Motors’s New Hydrogen Storage System Expected to Cut Development Costs in Half

July 23, 2021Hyzon Motors Inc., a global supplier of hydrogen fuel-cell-powered commercial vehicles, has developed new onboard hydrogen storage system technology that it says is capable of reducing the weight and manufacturing cost of commercial vehicles powered by Hyzon’s hydrogen fuel cells.

via Green Car Congress

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XL Fleet, eNow Launch Partnership for Electrified Refrigerated Trailers

July 23, 2021XL Fleet Corp., a provider of vehicle electrification solutions for commercial and municipal fleets, has announced a new partnership with eNow Inc. to electrify refrigerated trailers.

via NGT News

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After Chip Crisis, Is Battery Shortage Next?

July 23, 2021Rising demand from electric vehicles and challenges in securing raw materials will deliver a battery supply crunch for automakers already grappling with a chip crisis, according to a key Chinese manufacturer.

via Transport Topics

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Oakland Port Launches Electric Truck Project

July 22, 2021The Port of Oakland and its logistics partners launched a battery electric truck demonstration project this month on its path to zero emissions at the Oakland Seaport.

via Heavy Duty Trucking

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Environmental Groups Take Aim at Retail Giants as Ocean Freight Polluters

July 22, 2021Two environmental groups have thrown down the gauntlet to 15 of the world’s most prominent companies, demanding they achieve emissions-free ocean shipping by 2030.

via FreightWaves

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Neste MY Renewable Diesel Receives Top Tier Certification

July 22, 2021Neste MY Renewable Diesel is the first renewable diesel brand to receive Top Tier Diesel Fuel certification for its high quality and powerful performance.

via Biomass Magazine

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How Battery- and Hybrid-Electric Vehicle Service is Impacting Independent Repair Shops

July 22, 2021IMR Inc., a full-service automotive market research firm, released its latest insights on how battery and hybrid electric vehicle service is impacting independent repair shops.

via Vehicle Service Pros

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Tesla Semi Electric Truck is Finally About to go into Production

July 21, 2021After years of delays, Tesla is finally about to start production of Tesla Semi, its all-electric semi-truck.

via Electrek

Electric Ttrucks the focus of webinar series

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NACFE Electrification Webinar Series Nearing End, Run on Less – Electric Kickoff

July 21, 2021Electric trucks have fleets more than just a little curious as the trucking industry contemplates the transition to a zero-emissions future.

Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA)

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New Partnership to Develop Heavy-Duty EVs for North America

July 21, 2021Dallas-based investor Principal Solar Inc. has executed a development agreement with India-based heavy-duty electric vehicle maker IPLTech Electric Pvt. Ltd.

via NGT News

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What it Will Take to Accelerate Electric Truck Adoption

July 21, 2021Like any new commercial vehicle technology, EV adoption comes down to understanding one key item: the total cost of ownership.

via Fleet Owner