Topic: Infrastructure Development

Autonomous Vehicles’ Beneficial Impacts Noted in Comprehensive New Report

June 27, 2018Autonomous Vehicles (AVs) have the potential to dramatically improve life for all Americans, as they move from concept to real-world testing.

Securing America's Future Energy (SAFE)

Illustration highlighting ZEV States

ZEV Scorecard Assesses States’ Progress on EVs

June 19, 2018The Electrification Coalition (EC) released its first Zero Emissions Vehicles (ZEV) Scorecard to assess states' actions building EV market.

Electrification Coalition

Alternative Fuel Vehicles Help Disaster Recovery, Fleet Resiliency

June 12, 2018Vehicles that run on an alternative fuel – such as biodiesel, electricity, natural gas, and propane – can help build system resiliency by diversifying an emergency response fleet if a storm or other emergency disrupts a state’s primary fuel supply.

Clean Communities of Central New York (CC of CNY)

marine industry regs

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Marine Industry Regs Could Send Shock Waves Through World Economy

June 7, 2018The slight bump in fuel prices we are experiencing now may pale in comparison to the costs consumers be paying in a year and a half.

TRC

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.

TRC

Santa Monica Big Blue Bus runs on RNG.

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RNG Is the Fast Track to Cleaner Air in California

May 10, 2018RNG has four big benefits: It’s a climate twofer, reducing greenhouse gas emissions through both its production and use. It reduces toxic air pollution. Its local production creates good jobs. And it can do all this now, through use in readily available near-zero natural gas engines.

California Natural Gas Vehicle Coalition

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The Future of Last-Mile Delivery Goes Beyond Vehicle Electrification

May 3, 2018Vehicles that bring goods to homes and businesses in the “last mile” of delivery will be the first to undergo electrification, but the sector itself is ripe for more than just powertrain disruption.

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.

Mass Transit Project Bus

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Mass Transit Delivering Promise of Zero-Emission Buses for Cities

May 2, 2018Black & Veatch’s high-power electric vehicle charging infrastructure powers 14 electric buses in D.C.

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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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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

Where’s the VW Money?

April 18, 2018From mass transit to freight, more states are finalizing VW funding plans.

Fleet Owner

Fuel Diversity

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Fleets’ Appetite for Fuel Diversity Spurs Transition

April 11, 2018Fleets are increasingly placing emphasis on fuel diversity as fuel-system and refueling providers are keeping pace by expanding their offerings not only beyond gasoline and diesel, but also beyond the niches they traditionally filled.

NGT News

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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.

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CEC and NREL to Host Zero-Emission Infrastructure Technology Manufacturing Workshop

April 6, 2018Workshop to explore ways California can accelerate zero-emission vehicle infrastructure growth and generate ideas to align funding incentives

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