IC Bus Launches Propane School Bus Incentive Program

School Districts Can Qualify for $5,000 Grants for Newly Purchased Propane-Powered CE Series School Buses

LISLE, Ill. – August 24, 2017 – Today IC Bus announced a new, environmentally friendly grant program that provides school districts with incentives to add propane-powered school buses to their fleets. The IC Bus Grant Program will offer qualifying school districts throughout the United States and Canada $5,000 in grants per newly purchased propane-powered CE Series school buses. This grant gives those school districts that would ...

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Halifax County Public Schools Adds Five LPG School Bus with DEQ Assistance

Halifax County Public Schools continues its conversion to LPG-fuel school buses through a partnership with Virginia Clean Cities and the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality. VCC was able to identify Supplemental Environmental Program funding of $125,000 to help with the purchase of 5 LPG school buses. HCPS then scrapped five pre-2009 diesel school buses. The removal of these diesel buses will result in a net reduction in particulate matter of 0.3 tons, a net reduction in nitrogen oxide of 3.6 ...

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AFV’s and Propane Come to the Rescue

Contributed by Todd Mouw, vice president of sales and marketing at Roush Clean Tech

Our nation has been hit hard by natural disasters in recent months. Gasoline and diesel shortages in Texas and Florida due to hurricanes wreaked havoc with people trying to evacuate prior to the storms and support First Responders after the storms had passed.

According to the Propane Education & Research Council, propane fuel is playing a vital role during the hurricanes, providing backup power, hot water and hot ...

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Motorweek: 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 both Texas and Florida included numerous examples of how alternative fuel vehicles (AFVs) and infrastructure proved to be reliable and resilient throughout the disasters. MotorWeek ...

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CIT offering $2.5 Million for Research/ Commercialization

CIT Announces FY2018 Solicitation for Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund

$2.5 million in funding opportunities available for Virginia’s research community

October 5, 2017 (HERNDON, VA.) – The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) announced today the Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF) Request for Proposals (RFP) for FY2018.

The CRCF grows Virginia’s economy by supporting high-potential technology commercialization projects at Virginia’s public and private institutions of higher education, the private sector and nonprofit research institutions. A single ...

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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.

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The program is seeking proposals to deploy EVSE, specifically DC fast chargers, throughout Virginia. The state will reimburse the vendor for up to 80% ...

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E15 Available Nationwide

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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 the United States contains ten percent ethanol, something that has been true for years. This ...

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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 2010 model year Navistar, Inc 7.6L medium Heavy-duty diesel engine.

EPA approved the NGV Motori DT 466 natural gas engine earlier in 2017. Receiving the California approval ...

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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 victory.

To win, the White House will have to conciliate the demands of the auto manufacturing industry, whose home states gave Donald Trump his presidential victory, and ...

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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 technologies, such as connected and automated vehicles, and the rise of the shared-economy, including car-sharing and ride-hailing, have the potential to provide new, low-cost, mobility ...

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