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PERC will host an interactive activity with prize giveaways for attendees in its booth that will help participants visualize the emissions reductions offered by propane autogas vehicles. (Image: PERC)

PERC to Demo Emissions Reductions at Work Truck Show

Fleet owners and managers will have ample opportunity to learn how propane autogas reduces a fleet’s emissions profile and its total cost-of-ownership with a demonstration during the Work Truck Show 2018.

Photo of the fleet's new electric vehicles via State of Delaware

Delaware DOT Pilots Electric Vehicles

The Delaware Department of Transportation has added two battery-electric vehicles to its fleet as part of a new pilot program to assess the sustainability, ease of use, and maintenance of these vehicles.

Photo courtesy of Lexus.

2018 Lexus RX Hybrid Starts at $51,615

The new three-row crossover is also available in a Luxury edition at $55,550.

Photo of 2018 Sonata Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid courtesy of Hyundai.

Hyundai Updates Sonata Hybrid, PHEV Sedans

Hyundai's Sonata hybrid sedans will receive an exterior redesign, new infotainment features, optional safety features such as automatic emergency braking and lane keep assist, as well as updates steering and suspension to improve the ride and handling, Hyundai announced at the Chicago Auto Show.

Photo via NCDOTcommunications/Flickr.

Mich. City Updates Green Fleet Policy

The City of Ann Arbor's new Green Fleets Policy promotes the use of plug-in electric vehicles, which can be charged with solar-powered chargers, and supports continued fleet right-sizing.

Imge courtesy of AMP Americas

Renewable Dairy Fuels Adding RNG Plant

Located in Fair Oaks, Ind., the dairy project will be Renewable Dairy Fuels second biogas facility producing renewable natural gas from dairy waste for transportation fuel.

Kenworth's Zero Emissions Cargo Transport heavy-duty truck can haul 80,000 lb at 30-50 mph a distance of 30-50 miles; an ideal setup for port drayage service. Photo: Jim Park

Kenworth Offers Sneak Peek at Zero-Emissions Transport Truck

Kenworth's latest green initiative, the Zero Emissions Cargo Transport (ZECT), is a hydrogen fuel cell powered battery-electric vehicle, capable at this point of about 100 miles of travel fully loaded. Equipment Editor Jim Park got to take the truck for a spin.

Independent truck drivers at the Port of Tacoma say that regulations requiring new, clearner trucks, are too costly for them to comply with. Photo: Port of Tacoma

Seattle's Independent Port Drivers Get More Time to Buy Clean Trucks

The Ports of Seattle and Tacoma in Washington reached a compromise with independent truckers who threatened a walk-out over a program that would ban trucks that don’t meet 2007 emissions standards from the ports.

Photo of the new Mercedes-Benz Sprinter by Paul Clinton.

Mercedes-Benz Unveils Next-Gen Sprinter Van

Mercedes-Benz unveiled its third-generation Sprinter today in Duisburg, Germany, at the junction of the Rhine and Ruhr rivers, as a versatile full-size van with a factory telematics service that will arrive in the U.S. later this year.

Photo of electric vehicle charging stations via M.O. Stevens/Wikimedia

Seattle Adds 156 EV Charging Stations to Power City Fleet

The City of Seattle has opened 156 new city-owned electric vehicle charging stations, joining 32 existing ones, to be used by fleet vehicles.

According to a Reuters report, Tesla is working with several leading North American fleets to install a network of electric truck charging stations. Photo: Jack Roberts

Details Emerge on Tesla's Planned Electric Truck Charging Network

A report by Reuters indicates Tesla is working with Anheuser-Busch, PepsiCo and UPS to put an electric truck charging network in place ahead of the truck's start of production next year.

Photo courtesy of Lightning Hybrids.

Lightning Systems Using AI to Monitor Fuel Economy, Emissions

Lightning Systems are using artificial intelligence to predict the fuel economy and tailpipe emissions of fleet vehicles which are designed to help fleets monitor vehicle maintenance and track routes in an effort to decrease fuel usage and emissions.

Photo via NGVAmerica.

Argonne Lab Offers Heavy-Duty Vehicle Emissions Calculator

This online resource was created to provide state officials and fleet managers with an accurate tool to gauge emissions reductions across various medium- and heavy-duty vehicle project options affiliated with the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust Settlement.

Photo on I-Pace courtesy of Jaguar Land Rover.

Jaguar Tests I-Pace SUV in Extreme Conditions

Jaguar Land Rover has put its I-Pace battery-electric SUV through testing in Arctic driving at minus 40 degrees Fahrenheit at its facility in Arjeplog, Sweden, the company has announced.

Photo of Toyota Prius courtesy of Toyota.

Toyota Recalls Prius, Lexus RX and NX for Air Bags

The recall covers approximately 49,000 vehicles in the 2015 and 2016 model years.

Workhorse Group Hires VP of Government, Regulatory & Safety Affairs

Workhorse Group Inc., announced that Kevin Vincent has joined the company as vice president of government, regulatory, and safety affairs.

Nikola spent 12 months considering 30 site locations in nine states, before settling on Buckeye, Arizona. Photo: Nikola Motor Company

Nikola Chooses Arizona Location for Hydrogen-Electric Truck Headquarters

Nikola Motor Company has selected Buckeye, Arizona, for its hydrogen-electric semi-truck manufacturing headquarters facility.

NTSB has issued six safety recommendations regarding the loading of propane tanker trucks. Image: NTSB

NTSB Issues Safety Recommendations on Propane Tankers

The National Transportation Safety Board issued recommendations on loading and inspecting propane truck tankers after its investigation of a 2016 crash.

Calif. Targeting 5M Zero-Emission Vehicles in the State by 2030

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed an executive order to boost the supply of zero-emission vehicles (ZEV) and charging and refueling stations in California to reach a targeted 5 million ZEVs in California by 2030.

Photo via public domain

PG&E Targets Medium- and Heavy-Duty Electrification

Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) aims to support widespread EV adoption for medium- to heavy-duty vehicles by developing four new pilot projects aimed at fleet and residential customers.

Video: Autopiloted Tesla Rear-Ends Fire Truck

Both NHTSA and NTSB will investigate a Los Angeles-area collision involving a Tesla Model S that the driver said was operating in Autopilot mode.

Photo of the F-550 courtesy of Landi Renzo.

Landi Renzo Secures CNG Certification for 2018 Ford Trucks, Vans

Landi Renzo unveiled that several 2018-MY Ford heavy-duty trucks and vans secured CNG certifications from the Environmental Protection Agency.

Photo courtesy of Toyota.

Toyota Mirai Surpasses 3,000 Sales in Calif.

Sales for the Toyota Mirai in California have surpassed the 3,000 mark, and now make up more than 80% of all hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles in the U.S.

Volvo initially sees electrically powered trucks delivering goods in city centers “without disturbing noise and exhaust gases.” Photo: Volvo Trucks

Volvo: Electric Trucks Viable for Hauling Freight Here and Elsewhere

Sweden-based AB Volvo announced on Jan. 23 that it will start selling electric trucks in Europe in 2019, with the first units entering service with select customers sometime this year – and the company's North American operations say they see a future for "electromobility" here as well.

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LeasePlan Aims for Emission-Free Fleet by 2030

LeasePlan Corp. has committed to achieving net zero emissions from its total fleet by 2030, in support of the implementation of the Paris Agreement and climate-related Sustainable Development Goals.

 

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