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Partnership Offers Combined CNG Vehicle and Fueling Solution

Spire Natural Gas Fueling Solutions and Mainstay Fuel Technologies have announced a partnership combining Spire’s fueling station offerings with Mainstay’s CNG vehicle fuel system business.

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Veriflo Dispenser Receives ANSI Certification

Parker Hannifin Corp., the global leader in motion and control technologies, announced the XF70 Fast Fill Commercial and Fleet Dispenser is now certified by CSA Group to ANSI/IAS NGV 4.1-99/CSA 12.5-M99 (R2014) - NGV Dispensing Systems.

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UPS Adds 2-Cylinder Engine to Hybrids to Boost Range

UPS has extended the range and improved the fuel economy of 125 of its hybrid-electric delivery trucks, the logistics company announced.

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ChargePoint Offers Fleet Card for EVs

ChargePoint will begin offering a Fleet Card that provides fleets that sign up access to the company's EV charging network for their drivers, the company has announced.

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Gasoline Rises to $2.24 Per Gallon

The average price of a gallon of unleaded increased 7.8 cents to $2.24 for the week ending May 2, according to federal records.

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BMW Increases i3 EV's Range

BMW has updated its i3 electric hatchback so it can now travel 114 miles on a single charge for a more than 40% increase from the prior model that provided an EPA-rated 81 miles of range.

Fred Meyer received its first LNG tractor in December 2014. (PHOTO: Clean Energy)

Fred Meyer Calls for Up to 500,000 Gallons of RNG

Fred Meyer Stores announced an agreement with Clean Energy calling for up to 500,000 gallons of Redeem renewable natural gas (RNG) fuel for its fleet of 40 LNG trucks based out of its Clackamas, Ore., distribution center.

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Tucson Opens CNG Fueling Facility

The City of Tucson (Ariz.) has opened a new compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling facility to serve the city’s Environmental Services Department, transit agency, and Fleet Services.

Hawaii Gas Signs with Clean Energy Fuels

Clean Energy Fuels Corp., will provide liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Hawaii Gas, the State of Hawaii’s only franchised gas utility.

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Recycled F-150 Aluminum Can Produce 30K Bodies

Ford recycles as much as 20 million pounds of aluminum stamping scrap per month, which could produce the equivalent of 30,000 F-150 bodies each month, according to Ford.

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Feds Ask Mitsubishi to Verify Fuel Economy for U.S. Cars

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has asked Mitsubishi Motors to perform additional testing on models it sells in the U.S. market, after the company admitted to inflating the ratings for several Japanese models.

Onboard Dynamics Receives $3M to Advance CNG Fueling

Onboard Dynamics, Inc., an Ore.-based developer of CNG refueling solutions, has received $3 million in public and private funding to improve engines that would allow cars to run on CNG and bring them to the market.

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Tesla Nears 300-Mile EV Range

A Tesla Model S sedan can travel nearly 300 miles on a single charge, which is almost triple that of the nearest competitor, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Photo of Ford F-150 courtesy of Alliance AutoGas

Blue Star Gas Sponsors LPG F-150's Cross-Country Trip

Blue Star Gas has signed on as one of 20 sponsors ot Alliance AutoGas' Coast-to-Coast Clean Air Ride where a Ford F-150 running on propane will make a cross-country trip to highlight the benefits of propane autogas.

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Gasoline Heads Higher to $2.16 Per Gallon

The national average price for a gallon of unleaded gasoline increased 2.5 cents to $2.162 for the week ending April 25, as the fuel has seen incremental hikes heading into the summer driving season, according to federal data.

Va. City Converting Fleet to Propane Autogas

The City of Danville (Va.) has begun converting a portion of its fleet to run on propane autogas to cut fuel costs by up to 40%.

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49-Station EV Charging Center Opens in Calif.

The Santa Clara Electric Vehicle Charging Center features 48 Level 2 chargers and one DC Fast Charger.

Georgia County Opens Second CNG Station

The DeKalb County (Ga.) Sanitation Division has opened its second county-owned public compressed natural gas (CNG) station.

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Volvo Planning Aggressive Electrification Rollout

Volvo hopes to sell 1 million electrified cars by 2025 and will roll out at least two hybrid versions of each model to achieve it, the automaker announced.

Honda's John Mendel, executive vice president, announces the 2017 Accord Hybrid and Clarity series of electrified vehicles. Photo courtesy of Honda.

Honda Adds Clarity PHEV, EV

Honda sell plug-in hybrid and battery-electric sedans under its Clarity nameplate in 2017 as siblings to its hydrogen fuel cell vehicle with the same name.

Photo of 2017 Accord Hybrid courtesy of Honda.

Honda's 2017 Accord Hybrid Reaches 49 MPG City

Honda revealed the 2017 Accord Hybrid, featuring a powertrain with the highest EPA fuel economy ratings of any midsize hybrid sedan, and announced that it will be launched this spring.

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Volkswagen Agrees to Diesel Settlement

Volkswagen has agreed to give buyers of nearly 600,000 vehicles with emissions cheating software the option of selling the cars back or getting them fixed, a judge announced April 21.

Arizona Utility Replacing Aging Vehicles with Electrics

Arizona Public Service (APS) has implemented a new standard of replacing its fleet vehicles with electric alternatives, where economically feasible.

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Diesel Emissions Reduction Act Extension Introduced

U.S. Senator Tom Carper (D-Del.) has introduced a bill to extend the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) through 2021 to continue to provide EPA grants to reduce diesel emissions.

Senate Approves Energy Bill Promoting Fuel-Efficient Vehicles

The U.S. Senate has approved an energy bill that reauthorizes a federal program that works with truck manufacturers and suppliers to improve fuel efficiency.

 
 

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