Category Archive: News

Oct
11

Energy Department Announces $4 Million for Medium/Heavy-Duty, On-Road Natural Gas Engine Research

Today, the Energy Department announced up to $4 million for research projects on medium- and heavy-duty natural gas engine technologies. The Department’s Vehicle Technologies Office (VTO) funds early-stage, high-risk research to generate knowledge upon which industry can develop and deploy innovative transportation energy technologies that improve efficiency, lower costs for families and businesses, and increase …

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Oct
09

Alternative Fuel Vehicles and Emergency Preparedness

Being prepared for emergencies is more essential than ever. Superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc on the East Coast back in 2012, and the current hurricane season has also been devastating. Vulnerable coastal regions in the southeast were hit with powerful storms that flooded communities and cut electric power and gasoline/diesel fuel supplies. But early reports from …

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Oct
04

Virginia Issues RFP for Statewide Public Electric Vehicle Charging Station Network

On September 29th, the Department of Environmental Quality issued a request for proposal for the state’s first public electric vehicle charging station network. This program will be supported by the state’s share of Volkswagen settlement funding. For more information, you can download the RFP and relevant attachments. RFP Attachment E Attachment F The program is …

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Oct
02

E15 Available Nationwide

As summer comes to a close, American drivers now have access to E15 – a 21st century fueling option that contains five percent more clean renewable and often Virginia produced ethanol than what most drivers have been limited to for years. That’s good news for drivers and for our environment. Virtually all gasoline used in …

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Sep
28

Motori CNG retrofit system for 2010 Navistar DT466

NGV Motori announced on September 25th that it has received CARB approval for its 7.6 L DT 466 CNG engine. (Dallas, Texas & Plainfield, New Jersey, September 25th, 2017) Sunny DeWakar, CEO of NGV Motori, USA issued a statement confirming the CARB approval of its dedicated Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) retrofit system for installation on …

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Sep
27

Administration takes a precarious route on car efficiency

Camille von Kaenel and Debra Kahn, E&E News reporters Published: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 The Trump administration has kicked off negotiations with the auto industry and the state of California over tailpipe pollution rules. The deal will require navigating complex political dynamics and legal requirements, with only a small margin for a clear Trump political …

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Sep
22

Technologies That Will Transform the Transportation System

The transportation system is in the midst of a dramatic worldwide transformation that has the potential to impact our daily lives. Many factors are contributing to this change: overall U.S. demographics are shifting, more people are moving to cities, and connected devices are empowering consumers with more choices and on-demand services. The arrival of new …

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Sep
22

DOT announces $55 Million Grants, HRT gets $500k

Hampton Roads Transit was awarded $500,000 for a full electric bus. This is the first FTA LONO project to be successful in Virginia, and our neighbors in Montgomery County Maryland was also successful in their effort which will be a smaller 35’ bus. Hampton Roads Transit will purchase 40-ft Proterra Catalyst E2 Extended Range Electric …

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Sep
22

Bulk Buy Discount Webinars F4F

Upcoming Webinar: Learn About Exclusive Deals on Alt-Fuel Vehicles Through Fleets for the Future Calling all fleet managers and fleet procurement officers at public agencies! Fleets for the Future (F4F) is excited to present to you exclusive offers on the most popular alternative fuel vehicle models for public sector fleets. Please join us with National …

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Sep
22

Sustainable Fleet Technology Conference Oct 11

Register now for the Sustainable Fleet Technology Conference & Expo 2017! The Sustainable Fleet Technology Conference showcases the latest and greatest in advanced vehicles, fuels, and technologies – including data driven solutions. This conference is a source of on-the-ground experience for increasing fleet efficiency and sustainability, while reducing emissions and costs. Join us on October …

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