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Landi Renzo to Offer CNG F-250/F-350 Trucks

Landi Renzo will offer compressed natural gas (CNG) versions of Ford's F-250 and F-350 pickup trucks that have been certified by the California Air Resources Board, the vehicle modifier has announced.

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McNeilus Unveils CNG Inspection Program

McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing, a subsidiary of Oshkosh Corporation, has introduced a compressed natural gas (CNG) inspection services program for CNG-powered vehicle fleets, the refuse truck body manufacturer announced.

California Ramps Up Greenhouse Gas Reduction Target

California Gov. Jerry Brown has issued an executive order to establish a more aggressive greenhouse gas target for the state of a 40-percent reduction below 1990 levels by 2030.

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Rush Introduces Class 6-8 CNG Fuel System

Rush Enterprises' Momentum Fuel Technologies has introduced what it says is the industry’s first complete compressed natural gas fuel system solution for Class 6-8 trucks.

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Gasoline Prices Rise to $2.66 Per Gallon

Gasoline prices have been on the upswing for the past three weeks with the price of a gallon on unleaded climbing 9.4 cents to $2.664 for the week ending May 4.

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XL Hybrids Offers Ford Transit Van Conversion

XL Hybrids has begun offering the 2015 and 2016 Ford Transit van and wagon equipped with its XL3 gasoline-electric hybrid powertrain, the alternative-fuel conversion company announced.

Cost of Diesel Rises for Third Straight Week

The national average price of on-highway diesel keeps pushing higher, increasing 4.3 cents from last week to $2.854 per gallon.

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2016 Chevrolet Volt Starts at $26,495

The 2016 Chevrolet Volt will start at $26,495 after the $7,500 federal tax credit, and the vehicle could be even more affordable in California with state incentives.

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Ford Adds Gaseous Prep Package to 2016 F-150

Ford is re-introducing a gaseous prep package for its 2016 F-150 to enable bi-fuel or dedicated CNG and propane autogas use. The package was last offered with the 2014-MY F-150.

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Toyota Ceasing Prius PHEV Production in June

The current generation of the Toyota Prius plug-in hybrid electric vehicle will cease production in June, a Toyota marketing representative announced on an online form.

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Calif. Transit Agency Adds Electric Buses

The Long Beach Transit (LBT) board of directors awarded an $11.07 million contract to Los Angeles-based company BYD Motors, Inc., for the purchase of 10 battery-electric buses and supporting charging systems, the Long Beach, Calif.-based transit agency announced.

EPA Approves Omnitek's Natural Gas Cat C15 Replacement Engine

Omnitek Engineering Corp. has earned U.S. Environmental Protection Agency approval to produce dedicated natural gas engines for the Caterpillar C15 diesels as a replacement option for heavy equipment and Class 8 trucks in model years 1993 to 2006.

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Cognac Fleet Takes Delivery of 45 EVs

Cognac maker Jas Hennessy & Co, which is headquartered in Cognac, France, has taken delivery from Renault of 45 electric vehicles (23 ZOEs and 22 Kangoo Z.E.s).

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California Cities Lead Worst Air Pollution List

California cities rank at the top of the list of the areas with the worst air pollution, according to the American Lung Association's "State of the Air" report for 2015.

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Ohio Bill Would Set Up Alt-Fuel Incentives

Ohio State Representatives Sean O’Brien and Dave Hall have reintroduced bipartisan legislation to incentivize alternative fuel use in the state, the lawmakers announced.

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Vincentric Analyzes 2015 F-150 TCO

The jury is still out on total cost of ownership (TCO) for the 2015 F-150; however, fleet owners should not expect a high cost-to-own increase from the 2014 to 2015 F-150 models, according to Vincentric.

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Kum & Go to Offer E-15 Fueling in 7 States

Kum & Go has opened an E-15 fueling station in Windsor Heights, Iowa, and plans to make the ethanol fuel blend available at more than 65 stores in Iowa, Nebraska, Arkansas, Colorado, Missouri, Oklahoma, and South Dakota over the next two years, the convenience store chain announced.

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Universal LNG Rolls Out Long-Range Natural Gas Trucks

Houston-based Universal LNG Solutions Inc. unveiled four long-range Freightliner Cascadia heavy-duty trucks powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) that will be used by at least two national logistics fleets, the company announced.

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Tesla Co-Founder Targeting Refuse Trucks

A Tesla Motors co-founder hopes to bring green-vehicle innovation to refuse trucks, which can consume an average of 14,000 gallons of fuel per year, he said at an investor conference in Los Angeles.

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Alliance Adds Propane Conversion Centers to Network

Alliance AutoGas has added H & H Sales Company, Inc. and Ashby’s Inc./Crenshaw Corporation of Richmond, Va. to its propane conversion center network, the company announced.

Colo. City Completes BioCNG Project

The City of Grand Junction, Colo., has finished a $2.8 million compressed natural gas (CNG) project that has been in the works for a decade, the city has announced.

Linde Expands Hydrogen Fueling with Quantum Dispensers

Linde North America is expanding its hydrogen fueling infrastructure in California, following multiple orders of hydrogen fueling dispensers from Quantum Fuel Systems, the vendor announced.

Donlen Exec Talks Alternative Fuels at AFLA Event

Donlen's vice president of strategic consulting, analytics and sustainability will lead the "Alternative Fuels & Fuel Technologies" forum at the AFLA Mid-Year Forum on April 30 in Chicago.

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Tesla Model X on Pace for Late 2015 Launch

Tesla Motors has completed both prototypes of the Model X battery-electric SUV, which should begin production in late 2015, the company noted in an SEC filing.

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Gasoline Prices Rise to $2.57 Per Gallon

The national average price of a gallon of unleaded gasoline rose 8.5 cents to $2.57 for the week ending April 27, according to federal data.


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