The amendment's underlying bill was pulled from further consideration when it became snarled in an unrelated controversy over the Confederate flag.
The California Energy Commission approved $2.6 million in grants to Hydrogenics USA Inc., for an advanced fuel-cell truck to transport shipping containers from ports in Los Angeles and Long Beach along a 150-mile loop to a rail network.
The City of Indianapolis has told city drivers of its electrified vehicles to stop charging the vehicles at home, after several short circuits were reported, according to the Indianapolis Star.
Dealers will update engine control unit software to address the potential for high thermal stress in certain transistors.
A new report from a Pennsylvania energy trade group examines the opportunities and bottlenecks for natural gas and propane autogas as a transportation fuel in that state.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has allocated $18 million in funding to six projects in an effort to reduce the modeled price of algae-based biofuels to less than $5/CGE by 2019 and $3/CGE by 2030.
The City of Dublin, Ohio, recently received its first four compressed natural gas (CNG)-powered Freightliner snow plow trucks, bringing its CNG fleet to 63 units.
A state audit found that the Ohio Department of Transportation could save more than $1.7 million by eliminating blended biodiesel, adopting new methods for remarketing, and optimizing vehicle life cycles.
Buyers in California can begin ordering Toyota's hydrogen-powered Mirai fuel cell sedan on July 20 through the Toyota website, the automaker announced.
Brewtroleum, a term coined by its makers, creates up to 8 percent less carbon dioxide than regular fuel and is the first commercial fuel made from brewing byproducts, according to Gull Fuel.
The fuel additives market that includes biofuels such as ethanol should grow by 6 percent annually from 2015 to 2020, according to a report by TechSci Research.
Clean Energy Fuels Corp. has finished construction of 14 clean natural gas fueling stations for refuse fleet customers this year and expects to construct another 22 by the end of 2015.
Elio Motors has raised $22 million in a crowdfunding campaign to fund production of 25 prototypes of its high-MPG trike, the company has announced.
BMW Group says it will be the first auto manufacturer in Europe to use a large, fully-electric truck to transport materials on public roads.
Ford has developed a prototype electric bicycle that folds into the back of its Transit Connect compact van for possible use in congested cities by couriers, electricians and delivery services.
The U.S. Department of the Navy is planning to lease between 300 and 600 electrified passenger vehicles for use at Navy and Marine Corps installations in California.
Audi will add a fifth diesel-powered passenger car to its U.S. lineup when it introduces the A4 TDI with the 2017 model year, bringing a TDI model to its top seller.
The City of Columbus has partnered with the Propane Education and Research Council (PERC) and R&R Products on a propane-autogas mower research program. The city is receiving four mowers for use at its airport golf course at no cost.
The Hyundai-Kia America Technical Center will use a federal grant to develop wireless electric-vehicle charging technology in a partnership with Mojo Mobility, Kia has announced.
The Natural Gas Vehicle Institute (NGVi) has launched its NGV Technician and Fleet Operations Safety Training as an e-learning course, the consulting and training provider announced.
Volkswagen's 2015 Golf TDI clean-diesel compact car reached 81.17 mpg on a trip across 48 states on its way to setting a Guinness World Records achievement for non-hybrid fuel economy.
A new study from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) found that there are both environmental and economic gains from the deployment of driverless vehicles as taxis.
Westport Innovations will offer a dedicated propane autogas system for the 2016 Ford F-150 powered by the 5.0L V-8 engine, the company announced.
Toyota has announced fleet incentives for 14 of its 2016 model-year vehicles and is still determining the incentive for its Mirai fuel-cell sedan.
The average EPA-rated fuel economy for new vehicles sold in June fell 0.1 mpg to 25.4 mpg from the May average, according to the University of Michigan’s Transportation Research Institute.
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