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The Shell LNG lanes in Santa Nella, California. Photo courtesy of Shell

Shell and TA Open Central California LNG Station

Shell has expanded its LNG truck fueling with the opening of new LNG lanes at a TravelCenters of America fueling station in Santa Nella, Calif.

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Conn. Offering Grants for Fleet ZEV Adoption

Connecticut is providing $1 million in state grant funding to encourage government fleets to add zero-emission vehicles and EV charging infrastructure, and encourage consumers to purchase battery-electric vehicles with rebates.

VW Outlines European Engine Fix to German Authorities

The Volkswagen Group has presented specific technical measures for the EA 189 engines affected with a displacement of 1.6L and 2.0L to the German Federal Motor Transport Authority.

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NHTSA Delays EV Warning Noise Requirements

The deadline for requiring hybrids and electric vehicles to produce pedestrian-alerting noises to warn sight-impaired pedestrians and bicyclists has been pushed back until March.

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Gasoline Floating Near $2 Per Gallon

The national average price for a gallon of unleaded gasoline fell 3.5 cents to $2.059 to a nearly six-year low for the week ending Nov. 30, according to federal records.

ET Environmental and WIH Resource Group Form Partnership

ET Environmental Corporation, LLC and WIH Resource Group, Inc. have formed a partnership that brings together industry veterans in the solid waste and alternative energy fields to provide complete client solutions for projects from conception through final completion.

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Renault-Nissan Adds EV Charging for COP21 Summit

The Renault-Nissan Alliance is installing 90 new charge spots for electric vehicles in and around Paris for the COP21 global summit on climate change.

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American Natural Gas Reveals New York CNG Station

American Natural Gas (ANG) will unveil the first public compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station north of Albany, New York in January.

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Refuse Hauler Brings 105 CNG Trucks to Fla.

Waste Management Inc. (WM) has introduced 105 compressed natural gas (CNG)-powered waste and recycling collection trucks, as well as the first CNG fueling station, to Collier County, Fla.

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CARB Orders Recall of Diesel Audi, Volkswagen, Porsche Vehicles

The California Air Resources Board has ordered a recall of diesel-powered Volkswagen, Audi, and Porsche vehicles equipped with a 3.0L engine that contain improper emission control devices.

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Waste Fleet Adds CNG Trucks to Further Emissions Goals

Republic Services has added 11 compressed natural gas trucks to its fleet of waste collection vehicles serving Gardena, Calif., and surrounding communities.

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Agility Fuel Systems Names New CEO

Natural gas fuel system manufacturer Agility Fuel Systems has named Kathleen Ligocki chief executive officer effective Dec. 3.

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Honda Prepping PHEV for 2018

Honda is planning to launch a new generation of electrified vehicles after its fuel cell sedan, starting with a plug-in hybrid that provides 40 miles of all-electric range by 2018, a company executive announced at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

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Hyundai Sourcing Sonata PHEV Charger From AeroVironment

Hyundai has chosen AeroVironment, Inc. as the provider for charging system installation for its 2016 Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid.

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Toyota Transport Testing First CNG Car Hauler

Toyota Transport, the automaker’s in-house vehicle transportation trucking company, added its first car hauler that runs on compressed natural gas (CNG).

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Volkswagen Submits Diesel Recall Plan

Volkswagen has submitted a plan to California regulators to recall the 482,000 vehicles sold with 2.0L engines and emissions defeat devices that has not been made public.

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EV-Based Rental Service for Ride-Sharing Drivers Launched

Vision Fleet, a Los Angeles-based company that manages the largest deployment of electric vehicles in a public fleet in the U.S., has launched Evercar — a service for on-demand drivers who work for companies such as Uber, Lyft, Instacart, and Postmates.

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Feds Acquire Electric Utility Vehicles for Washington Dam

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has acquired 27 battery-electric utility vehicles to help reduce fuel costs and emissions.

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Tesla Recalls Model S for Seat Belts

The global recall covers 90,000 electric-powered luxury sedans.

Salt Lake County's new CNG fueling station will be used to fuel up its refuse trucks. Photo courtesy of Salt Lake County

Salt Lake County Opens CNG Station

Salt Lake County, Utah, has opened a time-fill compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station that will allow it to reduce fuel costs and improve driver efficiency.

Southern California Gas Rental Program Lets Customers Try CNG Trucks

Southern California Gas Co. is accepting applications through the end of the year in a program to provide free short-term rentals of compressed natural gas trucks to qualified customers interested in exploring the alternative fuel.

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EPA Expected to Reduce Ethanol Fuel Blend

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is expected to reduce the amount of ethanol that's blended into the nation's gasoline by at least 15% when it finalizes its proposal by Nov. 30.

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Group to Streamline Access to EV Charging

BMW and Nissan have formed a coalition with three EV charging network that would allow a driver to use a single EV charging network account to access CarCharging/Blink, ChargePoint, and NRG EVgo stations.

Teaser sketch of the fuel-cell Colorado courtesy of Chevrolet.

GM, U.S. Army to Test Hydrogen-Powered Colorado Truck

General Motors and the U.S. Army will test out a hydrogen-powered Chevrolet Colorado pickup to see if it can withstand the extremes of daily military use, the automaker has announced.

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UPS Earns Recognition for Carbon Disclosure

For the second consecutive year, UPS received a perfect score of 100 on the Carbon Disclosure Project’s (CDP) S&P disclosure leadership index for its transparency, corporate governance regarding climate change, and the manner in which it tracks and discloses its impact on the environment.

 
 

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