Topic: Technology

33 Smart Mobility Corridor

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Central State Corridor Becomes Testbed for Autonomous, Connected Tech

July 26, 2018While Columbus efforts as winner of the Smart City competition have garnered much attention, another smart mobility project based in Central Ohio has moved into the fast lane by ramping up autonomous and connected vehicle demonstration projects.

Clean Fuels Ohio

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Solar Energy for Auxiliary Power in Trucks and Trailers

Gain insight into how fleets can evaluate if solar panels are a good investment, as well as the many benefits solar energy can offer.

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City of Dublin, Ohio: Today’s CNG Fleet to Tomorrow’s Testbed for Autonomous Technology

July 20, 2018Learn firsthand from Darryl Syler, the Director of Fleet Management for the City of Dublin, Ohio, on his history and success in managing innovative fleets and his vision for the future.

Solar Panels Mounted on Cab of Class 8 Truck

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Solar Panels for Trucks and Trailers, the Time has Come

July 2, 2018Solar has a place in the trucking industry, from supporting HVAC and hotel loads to powering liftgates, telematics and reefer units.

North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE)

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)

Hydrogen Fuel Cell Locomotivec

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Hydrogen: A Global Coming of Age

June 21, 2018While the U.S. is seen as a global leader in hydrogen fuel cell technology, more countries are embracing the fuel and technology as a way to reach zero emissions when batteries are not feasible.

California Hydrogen Business Council (CHBC)

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.

GNA/TRC

New Generation Biofuels Increasing in Viability

May 24, 2018It is predicted that mid – long term development in technology will improve the efficiency of biofuel production processes making it increasingly practical to produce more in a shorter time period.

Fuel Economy Necessary to Mitigate Effects of Geopolitical Risk

May 23, 2018Since they were first implemented in the mid-1970s, in the aftermath of the Arab Oil Embargo, fuel economy standards have served as a cornerstone of U.S. energy policy to reduce motorists’ vulnerability to petro-states’ actions and global oil market volatility.

Securing America's Future Energy (SAFE)

Connected Vehicles

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The Way of the Future: Connected Vehicle Tech

May 16, 2018Connected vehicles are becoming more and more prominent. Learn where these vehicles are now and where they are headed.

GNA/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

Agility and Romeo Announce Battery Pack Partnership

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Self-Monitoring Electric Vehicle Battery Coming to Market

May 3, 2018Agility Fuel Solutions and battery pack maker Romeo Power Technology have partnered to produce light, customizable battery packs for medium- and heavy-duty trucks and buses.

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Trillium CNG Rebrands as Trillium as it Expands into Alternative Fuels

May 3, 2018Trillium CNG is dropping the CNG from its name to rebrand as Trillium. The goal is to continue to support alternative fuels, like CNG, and more recent alternative fuel vehicles such as electric and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles.

Near Zero Emission Truck

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AJR Trucking Takes Delivery of First Kenworth Zero-Emission CNG Truck

May 3, 2018Kenworth Truck Co. delivered the first near-zero emission 12-liter natural gas truck to a commercial fleet at the ACT Expo green transport conference in Long Beach, California.

Governor Jerry Brown announces lawsuit against EPA

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California Sues EPA to Protect Fuel Emission Standards

May 3, 2018Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday, May 1, announced a lawsuit by California and 17 other states against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to protect national vehicle carbon emission standards from being rolled back by the federal government.

ACT Expo

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.