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Gasoline Falls to $2.47 Per Gallon

The national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded fell 2 cents to $2.47 for the week ending Oct. 16, as fuel prices level out and return to pre-hurricane levels, reports AAA.

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Chicago Gets $15 Million Grant for EVs, Charging Stations

The City of Chicago has received a $15.5 million federal grant to purchase 182 electric vehicles (EVs) for the fleet and install EV charging stations.

Proposed Law Would Ease Fuel Economy Rules

A pair of federal lawmakers from Michigan have proposed a bill that would make it easier for automakers to meet fuel economy requirements.

Toyota’s Hydrogen Fuel Cell Truck to Run Routes in California

Toyota Motor North America has announced that its Project Portal Class 8 hydrogen fuel cell truck has completed initial testing and development and will begin regular drayage routes at ports in Southern California starting in late October.

Trailer aerodynamic device include side skirts, pictured here. Photo: Utility Trailer Mfg.

Court Battle Erupts over Truck Trailers and GHG/MPG Rule

Court filings have begun to pile up that may ultimately determine the fate of the trailer-related provision within the federal Phase 2 Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Fuel Efficiency Standards.

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eNow Powers Zero-Emissions Refrigerated Truck

eNow, producers of solar products for the transportation industry, demonstrated the effectiveness of its solar energy-producing systems for transportation by powering the first zero-emissions commercial-use Transport Refrigeration Unit (TRU) on a truck making deliveries in an urban environment.

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Calif. to Purchase Medium- & Heavy-Duty ZEVs for State Fleet

The State of California has upped its fleet greening goals, mandating that 15% of specified medium- and heavy-duty vehicle purchases by state agencies must be zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) by 2025.

In addition to eliminating emissions, the Rayfrigeration unit is projected to reduce operations costs by up to 90%. Photo: eNow

Solar-Powered Reefer Successfully Tested in California

The eNow-supplied panels cut emissions and kept dairy products properly refrigerated in summer heat, the company said.

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DHL to Deploy Electric, Autonomous Delivery Trucks in Germany

ZF and DHL plan to deploy a fleet of electric, autonomous vehicles as early as next year in real-world delivery operations.

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Green4U Reveals All-Electric SUVs

Green4U Technologies plans to begin delivering its all-electric, fleet-focused SUVs by summer of 2018. The vehicles are expected to deliver up to 230 miles in range on a single charge.

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Motiv to Deliver Electric Refuse Trucks by Early 2018

Motiv expects to deliver two fully electric refuse trucks to the City of Los Angeles by early 2018, the company announced.

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Gasoline 18 Cents Cheaper Than Month Ago

The average price of a gallon of regular unleaded is now 18 cents lower than a month ago, when two hurricanes caused havoc in the Gulf Coast region, according to AAA.

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Shell Opens Retail Hydrogen Station in Calif.

Shell has opened a retail station in Southern California that allows drivers of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles to fill up and pay for the fuel with a credit card.

Telsa has opted to move the launch of its electric truck back two weeks in order to focus on fixing Model 3 production issues and assist with power grid repair efforts in Puerto Rico. Image via Tesla

Tesla Delays Electric Truck Launch Again

Tesla founder Elon Musk said the company was pushing back the launch of its electric truck in order to help stabilize the power grid in Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Irma.

Graphic courtesy of ROUSH CleanTech.

ROUSH CleanTech to Offer LPG E-350 Cutaway

ROUSH CleanTech will offer a propane autogas-fueled Ford F-350 single-rear-wheel and dual-rear-wheel cutaway van that can be set up as a delivery truck for food and beverage or parcel delivery fleets, the company announced.

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N.J. City University Installs EV Charging Station

New Jersey City University (NJCU) installed a Level 2 electric vehicle (EV) charging station on campus for employee use and plans to install additional charging stations for fleet use.

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New Vehicle MPG Flat in September

The average fuel economy of new vehicles sold in September remained unchanged from August at 25.3 mpg, according to Brandon Schoettle and Michael Sivak, researchers from the University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI).

Photo of 1000/2000 Series transmission courtesy of Allison.

Allison Expands Fuel-Efficient Medium-Duty Transmission Tech

Allison Transmission has begun offering its xFE fuel-saving technology on two more of its medium-duty transmissions, including the 1000 Series and 2000 Series, the company has announced.

Photo of SURUS courtesy of GM.

GM to Show Hydrogen-Powered Truck Chassis to Military Buyers

General Motors has developed a medium-duty chassis cab truck powered by a hydrogen fuel cell powertrain for commercial buyers that the company is also pitching to the U.S. military, the company announced.

Leading Transportation Strategist to Keynote Fleet Forward Conference

Dr. Stefan Heck will address how the fleet industry is leading the way regarding vehicle autonomy, connectivity, electrification, and sharing.

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Tesla's Model 3 Loses Its Luster

Tesla produced less than one-fifth of the Model 3 sedans in the initial quarter of production of the vehicle than it promised, and an independent survey shows potential customers losing interest in the vehicle.

The new Volvo FH. Photo: Volvo Trucks

Volvo Launches Natural Gas Trucks in Europe

Volvo Trucks has introduced two natural gas heavy-duty trucks to the European market that the OEM claims can cut CO2 emissions by 20% to 100%.

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Possible Photo of Tesla’s Electric Truck Leaks on Reddit

A post on the Tesla "subreddit" of Reddit.com shows a concept vehicle that appears to be Tesla’s unannounced electric road tractor.

Photo courtesy of Ameren Illinois

Ameren Illinois Opens CNG Station

On average, Ameren Illinois vehicles fueled by compressed natural gas can drive 200-400 miles before refueling, reducing fuel costs by about $2 per gallon compared to diesel.

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Gasoline Remains Steady at $2.55 Per Gallon

The nation's average price for a gallon of regular unleaded fell 2 cents to $2.55 for the week ending Oct. 2 as prices remain somewhat elevated from earlier years due to the impacts of two hurricanes, according to AAA.

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