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Mitsubishi Fuso Previews Electric Canter Prototype

Mitsubishi Fuso showed off a prototype battery-electric Canter FE-Series medium-duty cabover that has been in testing in Europe for a year.

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Ford Updates 2017 Van Lineup

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.

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Agility Offers Back-of-Cab CNG System

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

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Morgan Olson to Offer Electric Walk-In Van

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.

Photo of Matthew Godlewski of NGVAmerica by Mike Antich.

Natural Gas Use, Vehicle Sales Decline

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.

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Hybrid Step Vans Saving Fuel for AmeriPride

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.

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DOE Boosts SuperTruck Funding, Medium-Duty Grants

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.

Momentum Fuel Technologies Reveals Back-of-Cab CNG System

Momentum Fuel Technologies has revealed a 150 diesel gallon equivalent (DGE) back-of-cab system to its line of compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel system solutions for Class 6 to Class 8 trucks.

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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.

The Ford F-150 truck to be converted March 3. Photo courtesy of Alliance AutoGas.

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.

Photo of 2016 GMC Sierra 1500 eAssist courtesy of GM.

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.

Photo of 2016 QX60 courtesy of Infiniti.

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.

Photo of the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica minivan courtesy of FCA US.

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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