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Canadian Carrier Leases 100 Ryder CNG Sleepers

Ryder compressed-natural-gas trucks will replace nearly one-third of the C.A.T. (formerly Canadian American Transportation) fleet of 325 vehicles.

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Orange EV Continues Demonstrations of Electric Truck

The company demonstrated its T-Series electric terminal truck's pulling abilities, along with its ability to work up to 24 hours on a single charge with its extended battery.

CNG Vehicle Training Begins in Trinidad and Tobago

The National Energy Skills Centre (NESC) and the National Gas Company (NGC) of Trinidad and Tobago have recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU), which will allow for the training of individuals in the maintenance of natural gas-powered vehicles.

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Questar Opens Dallas CNG Station for Frito-Lay

Questar Fueling Company opened a new CNG fueling station with public access in conjunction with Frito-Lay.

Odyne Systems Delivers Hybrid Trucks to Michigan Utility

Odyne Systems, LLC, a producer of hybrid systems for medium- and heavy-duty trucks, has announced that six new trucks featuring Odyne plugin hybrid systems have been delivered to Consumers Energy, a Michigan utility.

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Inside the 2014 Green Fleet Conference

The 2014 Green Fleet Conference & Expo kicks off on Oct. 28 in Schaumburg, Ill.

Photo of one of Ozinga's concrete mixers, courtesy of Ozinga Energy.

Ozinga Shows CNG Station at Green Fleet Conference

Ozinga Energy is offering 2014 Green Fleet Conference attendees an opportunity to tour its newest CNG fueling station located in Des Plaines, Ill., on Oct. 28.

The guayule plant can produce a substitute source of rubber. Photo by U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Cooper Makes Progress on Guayule-Rubber Tire

Cooper Tire and Rubber has completed builds of tires made of natural rubber sourced from the guayule plants.

Photo of B-Class Electric Drive courtesy of MBUSA.

Mercedes-Benz Introducing 10 Hybrid Cars By 2017

Daimler has sold the remaining shares of its investment in Tesla Motors, as it plans a broad roll-out of 10 new plug-in hybrid Mercedes-Benz cars by 2017, Daimler has announced.

Photo of 2014 Mini Cooper courtesy of BMW.

EPA: BMW Must Revise MPG for Mini Coopers

BMW will reduce the fuel economy estimates for four 2014 Mini Cooper entry luxury cars following an audit by the Environmental Protection Agency.

Biofuel Leaders Blast Obama's EPA

Leaders from the U.S. biofuel industry said the Obama administration's Environmental Protection Agency has undermined the commercial success of their industry and left them "in suspended animation."

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Ford Lowers Price for 2015 Focus Electric

Ford plans to reduce the price of its Focus Electric sedan for the 2015 model year by $6,000, according to a report from Leftlane News quoting a dealer document.

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Love’s Adds CNG to Arkansas Travel Stop

Love’s is adding compressed natural gas (CNG) to a Travel Stop location in West Memphis, Ark., along Interstate 40. The location will feature fast-fill pumps for heavy duty trucks as well as a fueling option for passenger vehicles.

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L.A. County Adds 82 EV Charging Stations

Schneider Electric and the Los Angeles County will deploy 82 electric vehicle charging stations to encourage more people to drive zero-emissions vehicles.

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Gasoline Prices Fall to $3.12 Per Gallon

The average price of a gallon of unleaded gasoline has fallen to a level not seen in almost four years, as it now costs an average of $3.12 per gallon, according to federal data.

The bi-fuel CNG Impala is filled up by a Quasar associate in Ohio. Photo courtesy of GM.

Ohio Organic Recycler Testing Bi-Fuel Impala

A Cleveland organic recycling company is using organic waste such as grains from beer brewing, food waste, and biosolids from wastewater to power the 2015 Chevrolet Impala bi-fuel sedan.

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Australian EV Charging Specialist Comes to Germany

As part of its international expansion program, Australian-based electric vehicle (EV) specialist Tritium has signed its first preferred-supplier agreement in Europe with E-WALD, a German provider of e-mobility solutions.

Diesel Costs Continue Falling as Oil Prices Keep Sliding

On Monday the U.S. Energy Department reported the sixth consecutive drop in the average price of diesel, down 4.2 cents from last week to $3.656.

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Va. Hopes to Double Alt-Fuel Infrastructure

The State of Virginia is committing to alternative fuels with the several programs to encourage alt-fuel vehicle use and expansion within its fleet and across the state.

Report: Md. City's Use of CNG Would Save 45% in Fuel

A green fleet report suggested that transitioning to compressed natural gas heavy-duty vehicles could potentially save the City of Rockville, Md., 45-50% in fuel costs over diesel.

Uruguay Taxi Can Run on Four Fuels

A new taxi, which uses four different fuels interchangeably, has been registered to operate in Montevideo, Uruguay. The new car operates on gasoline, ethanol, biodiesel and natural gas, but the engine will prioritize, whenever possible, the use of CNG.


Reading Truck Body, OEM Systems Partner on CNG Systems

Reading Truck Body, LLC and OEM Systems, LLC announce a strategic partnership that offers customers a one-stop solution in CNG systems for service trucks and fleets.

These 12 Toyota and Lexus hybrids are offered in the U.S. Photo courtesy of Toyota.

Toyota Reaches 7M Global Hybrid Sales

Toyota Motor Corp. has sold more than 7 million gasoline-electric hybrids globally so far in 2014, reaching the milestone faster than it has in any other previous year, according to the automaker.

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Paratransit Fleet's Switch to Propane Autogas Pays Off

An Oregon paratransit fleet is reporting savings of $60,000 per year in fuel costs after converting 14 of its vehicles to run on propane autogas.

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LEAF Taxi Takes to Rome's Streets

Nissan and the taxi company Unione Radiotaxi of Rome are partnering to bring the first Nissan LEAF electric vehicles will operate in Rome as part of the Taxi 3570 fleet.


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