Altec Inc. won The Work Truck Show 2016 Green Award for its JEMS 4 Series (Jobsite Energy Management System) hybrid-electric system.
Volvo Cars has called on the automotive industry to develop a standardized charging infrastructure for electric vehicles, a top company executive has said.
The owner of a Texas biodiesel company has been sentenced to 10 years in prison and to pay a $138 million fine in restitution and forfeiture for biofuels fraud.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released fuel economy ratings for the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica minivan that can achieve 28 mpg on the highway — a 12% improvement over the outgoing Town & Country.
Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. (FHI) has begun rolling out a new global Subaru platform that will enhance safety and driving dynamics on a flexible platform that will enable electrified powertrains in future Subaru vehicles, the company announced.
The average fuel economy for new vehicles sold in February was 25.2 mpg — unchanged from the value that was revised for January.
The national average price of a gallon of unleaded gasoline increased 5.8 cents to $1.841 for the week ending March 7, according to federal records.
Jason Pennington was named fleet maintenance manager for Recology in January.
Loop Energy will use a newly acquired $7.5 million grant to accelerate deployment of its new zero-emission powertrain for heavy-duty trucks. The company plans to install the powertrain in a Peterbilt Class 8 truck and deliver it to a customer for testing.
USA Truck has installed LinkeDrive’s PedalCoach mobile application in its fleet of trucks, designed to coach better driving habits to increase fuel efficiency.
NHTSA seeks to update safety standards for both hydrogen fuel cell and mild hybrid vehicles in hopes of providing more flexibility for innovative powertrain technologies.
Alliance AutoGas' technicians converted a Ford F-150 truck to run on propane autogas in one hour and 32 minutes. The company set the record for the fastest recorded alternative fuel conversion.
Bimbo Bakeries USA has added 84 propane autogas-fueled trucks to deliver its bread and baked goods in Chicago, Denver, and Washington, D.C., vehicle modifier ROUSH CleanTech announced at the Work Truck Show.
Eight cities have banded together to launch the Energy Secure Cities Coalition (ESCC), a group dedicated to transitioning their municipal fleets from petroleum-fueled vehicles to vehicles powered by alternative fuels.
Nestlé Waters North America has expanded its propane autogas fleet by adding 155 Ford F-650 beverage delivery trucks powered by the alternative fuel.
Adsorbed Natural Gas Products, Inc. (ANGP) and United Technologies Research Center (UTRC), have unveiled a full-scale mockup of the world’s first conformable natural gas tank for ANG vehicles.
The Nissan Leaf is losing AT&T’s 2G network which means owners of the vehicle will have to purchase an update to keep the vehicle’s NissanConnectEV functionality.
IMPCO Automotive has received certification from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for its 2016 Ford F-150 propane autogas bi-fuel pickup truck with the 5.0L TI-VCT V-8 engine.
Mitsubishi Fuso showed off a prototype battery-electric Canter FE-Series medium-duty cabover that has been in testing in Europe for a year.
Ford has updated its 2017 model-year van lineup to include ergonomic updates for the Transit, new technology for the Transit Connect, and a new engine offering for the E-Series stripped chassis and cutaway.
For 2016, Agility Fuel Systems has launched its 160 diesel gallon equivalents Behind-the-Cab compressed natural gas fuel system designed for improved aerodynamics and reduced weight
Morgan Olson will begin offering its Route Star walk-in van as a battery-electric vehicle propelled by a Motiv Power System powertrain, Motiv has announced.
Natural Gas vehicle production and sales declined in 2015 compared to 2014. This was primarily due to the reduced cost of petroleum, according to Matthew Godlewski, president of NGVAmerica.
XL Hybrids, Inc. is showing service trucks for linen supply fleet AmeriPride at the Work Truck Show that integrate the company's XL3 Hybrid Electric Drive system with a Ford F-59 stripped chassis.
The U.S. Department of Energy has boosted funding for its SuperTruck II initiative to increase fuel efficiency of Class 7and 8 trucks and will provide funding for several projects that would develop alternative powertrains for medium-duty vehicles, the agency announced at the Work Truck Show.
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