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Navigant: 7.4M PHEVs in North America by 2024

Sales of light-duty plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) in North America are expected to total nearly 7.4 million from 2015 to 2024, according to Navigant Research.

Baltimore Testing EVs, Fast Charging

The City of Baltimore has leased four battery-electric cars as part of testing program that could bring the first EVs into the city fleet as a way to lower refueling costs.


VW CEO Resigns Amid Diesel Scandal

Volkswagen AG has accepted the resignation of Martin Winterkorn, its chief executive, who released a statement saying he was shocked and stunned by the revelation that the company's diesel vehicles included software to evade emissions standards.

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L.A. Hyundai Dealer Adds Tucson Fuel Cell SUV

Keyes Hyundai in Los Angeles has become the fourth qualified Hyundai dealer to offer the Tucson Fuel Cell SUV for lease, the automaker announced.

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Georgia Refuse Company Launches CNG Station

Advanced Disposal opened its seventh compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station at its hauling facility in Macon, Ga., the refuse and recycling company announced.

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McNeilus, Oshkosh Recall CNG Trucks for Fire Risk

The McNeilus recall affects 365 refuse and concrete mixer trucks, and the Oshkosh recall covers 33 S-Series concrete mixers.

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Tesla Launching Model X SUV Sept. 29

Tesla Motors will unveil its first luxury sports utility vehicle, Model X, on Sept. 29 at 7 p.m. in Fremont, Calif., according to a report by MarketWatch.

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Mississippi's First LNG Station Opens

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. has opened the first liquefied natural gas (LNG) refueling station in Mississippi, the company announced.

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Delaware Expands EV Charging

Under a collaborative partnership called "Charging Up Delaware," the University of Delaware and the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) have added 11 new electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at five locations throughout the state.

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Volkswagen 'Deeply Sorry' About EPA Violation

Volkswagen's chief executive said the company is "deeply sorry" and plans to fully cooperate with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in its investigation of the automaker's use of software to get around federal emissions regulations.

DOE Awards $55M to Boost PHEVs, Fuel Efficiency

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded nearly $55 million for 24 projects to develop and deploy cutting-edge vehicle technologies for improving fuel efficiency and reducing petroleum consumption, along with making plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) more affordable.

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Toyota Recalls RAV4 SUVs for Windshield Wipers

The action affects about 423,500 2009-2012-MY RAV4 and 2012-2014-MY RAV4 EV compact SUVs.

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VW, Audi Diesels Circumvented Clean-Air Regs

Audi and Volkswagen four-cylinder diesels used software to circumvent federal emissions standards, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has alleged.

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Calif. County Demonstrates RNG Tech

A number of project partners demonstrated a new technology for converting forest waste into renewable natural gas (RNG) in Placer County, Calif.

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Texas Construction Company Launches CNG Pilot Program

Texas-based construction company TDIndustries has launched a compressed natural gas (CNG) pilot program involving the use of CNG-powered vehicles to perform daily mechanical, electrical, and plumbing service operations.

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Ala. Nuclear Plant Unveils EV Chargers

Southern Nuclear, a subsidiary of Atlanta-based energy provider Southern Company, has unveiled duel electric vehicle charging stations at the Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant near Dothan, Ala.

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Chesapeake Utilities to Build Del. Propane Station

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation and its propane subsidiary, Sharp Energy, Inc., have started construction on a new Sharp Energy headquarters building and propane autogas fueling station in Georgetown, Del.

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DHL’s Aggressive Fleet Greening Plan

As part of a global, company-wide initiative, DHL Express has replaced approximately 75 percent of its 3,100-vehicle U.S. fleet with new, more fuel-efficient vehicles in 2014 and 2015, the parcel delivery company announced.

Michigan-based Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation is among the fleets that uses Ford E-450 vehicles retrofitted with ROUSH CleanTech propane autogas fueling systems. Photo courtesy of ROUSH CleanTech.

ROUSH Increases Propane Tank Capacity for Paratransit Fleets

ROUSH CleanTech has developed an extended-range propane autogas fuel tank for the Ford E-450 chassis, the modifier announced.

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Long Beach Adding Hybrids for Police Commanders

The City of Long Beach (Calif.) has begun testing whether it could assign gasoline-electric hybrids to police commanders as a strategy for lowering fuel costs in the police department.

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Audi Shows AWD e-tron EV Concept

Audi unveiled its e-tron quattro (all-wheel drive) battery-electric concept vehicle in Frankfurt. The production version of the compact SUV, which offers 310 miles of range, will be available in early 2018.

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Toyota Shows Hybrid Concept Crossover

Toyota displayed the updated version of its C-HR gasoline-electric hybrid concept crossover at the International Motor Show in Frankfurt.

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Time Warner Cable Sets Emissions Reduction Goal

Time Warner Cable is ratcheting up its emissions-reduction initiative for its service fleet by setting a goal of lowering greenhouse gas emissions by at least 30 percent by the end of 2016.

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Porsche Shows 600hp Four-Door EV

Porsche showed a concept version of its first battery-electric sedan called the Mission E at the International Motor Show in Frankfurt that would be aimed at the same audience of buyers of Tesla's Model S.

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Biofuel Grant State Finalists Selected

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced the 21 states that will receive grants through its Biofuels Infrastructure Partnership (BIP), which aims to support and expand biofuel infrastructure.


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