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

Protera electric busHampton 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 Buses and associated Depo Plug-in Chargers. These buses have the benefit of improving air quality by eliminating dangerous ...

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Bulk Buy Discount Webinars F4F

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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 Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA), Zenith Motors, and National Auto Fleet Group (NAFG) to learn about our available clean vehicles provided ...

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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 11 – 13 in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Speakers and breakout session presenters at the Sustainable Fleet Technology Conference & Expo have experience and expertise ...

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VW Settlement: Proposed Environmental Mitigation Trust Agreement Filed with Court

On September 6th, the U.S. Department of Justice submitted a proposed Volkswagen (VW) Settlement Environmental Mitigation Trust Agreement to the U.S. District Court in Northern California. The proposed agreement includes revisions to the Environmental Mitigation Trust portion of the First and Second Partial Consent Decrees of the VW Settlement. The Trust Effective Date has not yet been set, and no substantive changes were made to the Beneficiary Allocations or Eligible Mitigation Actions outlined in the Environmental Mitigation Trust; however, several ...

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Cummins Reveals All-Electric Class 7 Truck

With Tesla ready to roll out its Tesla Semi in September, Cummins stole a bit of the Silicon Valley company’s thunder by unveiling its own all electric Class 7 electric truck on August 29. Cummins does not make trucks, it makes the powertrains that make them go.

The trucking industry needs a large variety of trucks. Some are used in stop-and-go situations such as making deliveries or picking up trash. Some haul cargo trailers and containers over short distances, often from ...

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Phillips Energy, Harris Garage Team Up on Propane Autogas Fleet Conversions

Phillips Energy Inc., a fuel-related energy provider in southeastern Virginia, says it has partnered with regional automotive repair facility Harris Garage Inc. to help area fleet operators convert vehicles to run on propane autogas.

As reported, the companies will work to help fleet operators take advantage of government incentives and achieve the significant long-term economic and environmental benefits of propane autogas.

In 2010, Phillips Energy added propane autogas, E85 flex fuel and B20 biodiesel to its vehicle offering, making it one of ...

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Renewable Natural Gas Coalition Confident Industry Growth and Project Data Will Prevail in Face of Down RVO Proposal

Washington, DC – The Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas (RNG Coalition) expressed continued optimism and confidence in U.S. Cellulosic Biofuel production and value in the face of a Draft Renewable Fuel Volume Standard (RVO) for cellulosic biofuel in 2018 that is 73 million gallons below the 2017 RVO.

“Renewable Natural Gas [RNG] is the predominant source of cellulosic biofuel in America,” said Johannes Escudero, RNG Coalition CEO. “Today’s 2018 RVO draft rule does not reflect the true reality of projected ...

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EPA Proposes RFS Volumes Reflective of Market Realities for 2018

EPA Starting Technical Analysis to Inform Future Reset Rules

WASHINGTON – (July 5, 2017) Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) signed a proposed rule setting the minimum amount of renewable fuels that must be supplied to the market in calendar year 2018 under the Renewable Fuel Standards (RFS) program. Today’s action proposes volume requirements and associated percentage standards that maintain renewable fuel volumes at levels comparable to the 2017 standards, recognizing limits to the growth of cellulosic and advanced ...

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Fredericksburg installs Electric Vehicle charging station in downtown garage

FREDERICKSBURG – The City of Fredericksburg has installed an Electric Vehicle charging station in the downtown garage that is available to the public at no cost.

The Level 2 charging station is located on the top level of the Sophia Street Parking Garage at 600 Sophia St. The station – a Schneider Electric EVlink basic model – can provide a top-off charge in less than three hours and a full charge in less than six hours.

“We invite visitors to explore our ...

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First Electrify America Charging Stations Open

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FIRST ELECTRIFY AMERICA CHARGING STATIONS OPEN IN THE WASHINGTON, D.C. METRO AREA;
50 STATIONS TO OPEN IN 10 CITIES BY SEPTEMBER

HERNDON, Virginia (JUNE 22, 2017) – Washington, D.C. area drivers can now charge their electric vehicles (EV) at upgraded fast charging stations at eight locations across Maryland and Virginia. In cooperation with EVgo Services LLC, the newly upgraded dual-standard fast chargers are the first projects funded as part of ...

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