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UPS to Deploy Hydrogen Fuel Cell Truck in California

UPS will begin using a medium-duty delivery truck that uses gaseous hydrogen to power an electric battery and motor in Sacramento, California, with an eye toward expanding use of the alternative fuel after a successful test.

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Kenworth Developing Hydrogen Fuel Cell T680

Kenworth announced that it is developing a prototype hydrogen fuel cell version of the T680 day cab for drayage tractor operation at Southern California ports.

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Ryder to Distribute, Service Workhorse Trucks

Ryder System has formed a 10-year strategic partnership with Workhorse Group that makes Ryder the primary distributor and provider of service and support for Workhorse light- and medium-duty range-extended electric vehicles in North America, Ryder has announced.

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Gasoline Prices Fall to $2.39

The national average price of unleaded gasoline declined 3 cents to $2.39 per gallon to reach a level that's 9 cents higher than a month ago and 18 cents higher than a year ago, according to AAA.

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Cummins Westport Introduces 2018 Natural Gas Engines

Cummins Westport announced its model year 2018 lineup of renamed natural gas engines for regional haul, vocational, transit, bus and refuse applications.

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Demo Begins of BYD Electric Yard Truck

BYD, a manufacturer of electric vehicles, announced that the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which oversees the vast regional transportation infrastructure in the New York City area, will demo a battery-electric BYD Class 8 yard truck for the next several weeks.

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Nissan Recalls Leaf, Sentra Cars

Set to begin June 11, the recall covers more than 25,000 vehicles in the 2014 to 2017 model years.

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Washington State Doubles EV Fleet

Washington Governor Jay Inslee announced the state has purchased 130 long-range electric vehicles, which can travel more than 200 miles on a single charge.

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EV Rentals Launches in British Columbia

EV Rentals, a car rental company that rents only electric vehicles, opened its first location in Richmond, British Columbia.

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NYC Fleet Hits 1,000 EVs Ahead of Schedule

The municipal fleet will have 1,000 EV sedans by the end of July 2017, halfway toward its fleet electrification goals. The city plans to expand its network of charging stations to meet demand.

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Bolt EV Owners Log 4.5 Million Miles

Chevrolet reported that 3,492 Bolt EV owners have driven a cumulative 4,570,300 miles in the United States as of April 2.

WEX Adds Driver Messaging to ClearView Platform

WEX Inc. of South Portland, Maine, has introduced its next-generation platform as ClearView Advanced, which adds features that help fleet managers better identify drivers who purchase expensive gasoline and send them messages.

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N.Y. and N.J. Port Tests Electric Yard Trucks

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which oversees the vast regional transportation infrastructure in the New York City area, will demo a battery-electric BYD Class 8 yard truck for the next several weeks.

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Gasoline Reaches $2.42 Per Gallon

The national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded increased 1 cent to $2.42 during the week and is now 13 cents higher than a month ago and 29 cents higher than a year ago, according to AAA.

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Tesla Aggressively Expanding EV Charging Network

In a bid to increase adoption of its vehicles, Tesla Inc. plans to increase the number of public charging stations starting this summer, the company announced in an April 24 blog post.

Ohio Fleets Partner to Analyze Fuel Use

Five Ohio agencies will participate in a study conducted by Clean Fuels Ohio to analyze its existing vehicles and utilization rates, as well as available fuels and what they cost.

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Volkswagen to Pay $2.8B Criminal Penalty

A federal judge has ordered Volkswagen to pay a $2.8 billion criminal penalty on April 21 under a deal negotiated with the U.S. government to resolve its diesel emission scandal.

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Norfolk's Tassara Resigns, Moves to Business Development Role

Facundo Tassara, fleet maintenance manager for the City of Norfolk, Va., has announced that his last day at the city is May 5. Tassara is taking on a fleet and business development role with Fermata Energy.

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Buick Unveils Velite 5 PHEV in China

General Motors has unveiled the Buick Velite 5 plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV), which is a rebranded and modified version of the Chevrolet Volt manufactured in China.

Natural Gas Truck Sales Facing Headwinds

The natural gas truck market had a strong start to 2017 but it faces increased competition from traditional fuels, electric, and hybrid-electric options.

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Nissan Building Northeast EV Charging Network Along I-95

Nissan has partnered with EVgo to build the ‘I-95 Fast-Charge ARC,’ which will connect Boston and Washington D.C. via nine electric-vehicle DC fast-charge sites that will stretch 500 miles

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Hyundai Offers Subscription Service for Ioniq Electric

Hyundai will offer its 2017 Ioniq Electric compact sedan as part of a subscription program in California that allows users to drive the car for at least $275 per month plus tax for 36 months without mileage penalties.

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ROUSH CleanTech to Offer Medium-Duty Propane Autogas Tank

ROUSH CleanTech will begin offering a 35-gallon propane autogas fuel tank for medium-duty trucks such as the Ford F-450 and F-550, the Livonia, Mich.-based vehicle modifier has announced.

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Tesla Recalls Two-Thirds of 2016 Vehicles

The recall covers 53,000 Model S and Model X luxury electric vehicles built between February and October of 2016.

Photo of 2018 F-150 courtesy of Ford.

Landi Renzo to Offer CNG 2018 F-150

Landi Renzo USA will offer a dedicated compressed natural gas (CNG) version of Ford's 2018 F-150 pickup, including multiple CNG tank configurations, the Torrance, Calif. vehicle modifier announced.

 

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