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Gasoline Prices Rise to $1.78 Per Gallon

The national average price of a gallon of unleaded gasoline increased 5.3 cents to $1.783 for the week ending Feb. 29 as a closing spike during a month that saw turbulent prices similar to the price movement of oil.

EPA Offers $26M in Diesel Emissions Reduction Grants

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that $26 million in grant funding will be made available to establish clean diesel projects with the intention of reducing emissions from the nation’s existing fleet of diesel engines.

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Alliance AutoGas to Convert F-150 at Work Truck Show

Alliance AutoGas will be converting a bi-fuel 2016 3.5L Ford F-150 V-6 on March 3 at the Work Truck Show in Indianapolis, Ind.

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Judge Sets Date for Volkswagen Diesel Engine Fix Update

Volkswagen must provide an update on March 24 about how it will bring its roughly 600,000 diesel cars into compliance with clean air laws, according to a ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Charles R. Breyer.

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Volkswagen to Produce CNG Caddy Compact Van

Volkswagen will show its new Caddy TGI BluMotion compact van powered by compressed natural gas (CNG) at the 2016 Geneva International Motor Show, and begin selling it in Europe later this year, the company has announced.

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Mild Hybrid Silverado, Sierra Trucks to Arrive for 2016

General Motors will offer about 700 eAssist hybrid versions of its 2016 model year Silverado and Sierra pickups through California dealers, GM has announced.

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Tri-Fuel System Installed on Ford Truck

Niyato Industries Inc. has developed a tri-fuel system that can support the use of gasoline, compressed natural gas, or propane and installed it on a Ford F-350 4x4 pickup.

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Infiniti's 2016 QX60 Starts at $43,595

Infiniti's 2016 QX60 Pathfinder-based mid-size luxury SUV will start at $43,595 and continue to be available as a gasoline-electric hybrid.

Hino Strikes Deal for Diesel Treatment Equipment

Clean Diesel Technologies, Inc. (CTDi) has agreed to supply Hino Motors, Ltd. with its DuraFit diesel particulate filters (DPFs) and diesel oxidation catalysts (DOCs) for Hino’s North American dealerships.

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Fla. City to Build CNG Fueling Facility

The City of Panama City, Fla., has awarded a contract to Zeit Energy to build a $2.19 million compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station for fleet vehicles that will also be publicly accessible.

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Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Minivan Using LG Chem Battery Pack

LG Chem Power will supply the batteries for the Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivan. Development of these battery packs will take place at the South Korea-based supplier's plant in Holland, Mich.

Workhorse Group to Use Panasonic Batteries in Electric Trucks

Workhorse Group Inc. has signed an agreement with the Rechargeable Battery Division (RBD) of Panasonic Industrial Devices Sales Company of America for the supply of "18650" cylindrical Panasonic Li-Ion batteries for Workhorse's battery-electric medium duty trucks.

NAFTC Launches Propane Autogas Vehicle Technician Training

On Feb. 24, the National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium (NAFTC) will launch the newly developed Propane Autogas Vehicle Technician Training.

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Mercedez-Benz OKs Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil Biodiesel for Trucks

Mercedes-Benz Trucks has approved an alternative biodiesel fuel known as hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) for its trucks with heavy-duty (OM 470 or OM 471) engines as well as medium-duty (OM 936 or OM 934) variants.

Wireless Charging Arrives for Tesla Model S

Evatran is offering Tesla Model S owners the chance to have their all-electric sedans the opportunity to charge without plugging in.

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West Coast Gasoline Prices Keep Falling

West Coast gasoline prices fell sharply for the week ending Feb. 22, while the nation's average price remained flat and Midwest gasoline saw a spike higher, according to federal data.

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EPA Asks Volkswagen to Produce Electric Cars

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has asked Volkswagen to produce electric vehicles in the U.S. to make up for the diesel emissions scandal.

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DOE Cuts Clean Cities, Boosts SuperTruck

U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) proposed 2017 budget would sharply cut funding to the Clean Cities program and add new funding to an initiative seeking to improve the fuel efficiency of Class 7 and Class 8 trucks.

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Alliance AutoGas Posts a Strong Year

Alliance AutoGas announced a substantial upswing in system sales, low emissions nozzle adoption, and the amount of gallons of gasoline displaced for 2015, according to the company.

Pa. Offers $7M in Incentives for Alt-Fuels

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is offering $7 million in grants to commercial and government fleets to increase use of alternative fuels, the agency announced.

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Honda Shows Two-Motor Hybrid System in Minivan

Honda is showcasing its new two-motor gasoline-electric hybrid system paired with the Odyssey minivan that's now available in Japan, according to the company.

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UK Firm to Offer Leased Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Car

United Kingdom-based transportation company Riversimple has developed the Rasa hydrogen fuel-cell prototype, a lightweight two-seater with a range of up to 300 miles.

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Wyo. County to Build CNG Station

Laramie County, Wyo., has approved a contract for the construction of a $520,000 compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station for its fleet.

Natural Gas Vehicle Institute Offers CNG Fuel Station Course

The Natural Gas Vehicle Institute (NGVi) has started offering an online course for companies considering designing and building natural gas fueling stations, and for those involved with permitting CNG station, according to the company.

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Gasoline Falls to $1.72 Per Gallon

The national average price of gasoline fell 3.5 cents to $1.724 for a gallon for the week ending Feb. 15, according to federal records.


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