The City of Loveland, Colo., has added six hydraulic hybrid garbage trucks to its fleet. The city expects the hybrid drive system to pay for itself in fuel and maintenance savings in 6.2 years.
As 2014 comes to a close, take a look back at the 10 most-read articles on the Green Fleet website.
Burning ethanol as a transportation fuel may cause more air pollution than gasoline combustion, according to a new study from the University of Minnesota.
Rep. Bill Shuster, chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, said that one of his 2015 priorities will be a highway bill – but he does not expect it to be funded by a fuel tax increase, the AP reported.
The average price of a gallon of unleaded gasoline fell 10.4 cents to $2.299 for the week ending Dec. 29, closing out a year of sharply declining fuel prices that have brought gasoline prices to a 5-year low.
The average price of on-highway diesel continued falling into final week of 2014, down significantly from its high for the year and hitting its lowest price since December 2010, according to the U.S. Energy Department.
With the acquisition of a hydrogen fuel cell company, NACCO Materials Handling Group, Inc., parent company of Hyster and Yale Materials Handling, is set to begin producing OEM-integrated fuel cell technology into lift trucks.
December DEF prices will see some of the highest bulk DEF prices in 2014, according DEF Tracker. There has been large month-to-month increase in DEF prices for all modes of supply in December.
As 2014 comes to a close, take a look back at the 10 most-read news stories on the Green Fleet website.
The price of a gallon of gasoline in California could potentially increase by as much as 16 to 76 cents per gallon on Jan. 1 under a new state regulation to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
President Obama signed into law two pieces of legislation extending alternative fuels tax credits and removing the federal Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) program credit cap for bi-fuel natural gas vehicles (NGVs).
Since the summer, the price of oil has plummeted 50 percent, hitting its lowest level in more than five years about a week before Christmas. Diesel has fallen from a yearly high of $4.021 in March to $3.419 in mid-December.
The national average price of gasoline has fallen to a level not seen in more than five years, as it slid 15.1 cents to $2.403 for the week ending Dec. 22, according to federal data.
The price of oil has stabilized over the past week, but is still at its lowest level in years, while fuel prices show no signs of letting up from their dramatic declines.
Volkswagen AG has reportedly purchased a stake in the battery startup company QuantumScape Corp. to develop technology that can increase the range of its electric vehicles by more than threefold, according to a report by Bloomberg.com.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has acknowledged the work of Wisconsin Clean Cities (WCC) for its efforts in reducing petroleum consumption and reducing emissions in the state.
Beverage companies have increased the fuel economy of their fleets by nearly 13% since 2010, according to recent findings by the American Beverage Association.
Quantum Fuel Systems announced it has delivered its initial 21-inch diameter Q-Lite back-of-cab CNG tank systems that were developed under a commercial alliance with Mainstay Fuel Technologies announced in September.
The recall affects 4,871 clean diesel-powered vehicles that may have oil leaking from the chain tensioner gasket area.
The federal budget package approved by the U.S. House and U.S. Senate includes a 50 percent increase in funding for a clean air program that reduces emissions from older diesel powered engines, vehicles, and equipment.
The City of Kansas City, Mo., opened its fifth fast-fill CNG fueling station, but it is the first open to the public.
Clean Energy Fuels Corp. announced it will design, build, and operate a compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station for the Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA).
H&S Bakery, a provider of hearth-baked goods, has unveiled its fleet of clean-operating alternatively fueled vehicles.
The diesel-powered Chrysler ProMaster full-size van was the only non-luxury diesel expected to deliver a lower total cost of ownership than its gasoline counterpart in a Vincentric study that evaluated 35 diesels.
UPS will deploy 18 battery-electric Workhorse E-100 walk-in vans from AMP Holding in the Houston-Galveston, Texas, area.
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