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Category: Green

Ryder Systems Expands Natural Gas Use at Toyota Plant in Kentucky

Ryder Systems Expands Natural Gas Use at Toyota Plant in Kentucky

| November 22, 2017

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (Nasdaq: CLNE) has announced  that Ryder System Inc., a leader in commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions, has awarded the company a four-year fueling contract for a fleet of liquified natural gas (LNG) heavy-duty trucks that move goods for Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc., Toyota’s largest manufacturing facility […]

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UPS Boosts Use Of Renewable Natural Gas

UPS Boosts Use Of Renewable Natural Gas

| November 21, 2017

UPS has announced an agreement with Big Ox Energy (a wholly owned subsidiary of Environmental Energy Capital LLC) to purchase 10 million gallon equivalents of renewable natural gas (RNG) per year. This is the largest investment in RNG to date for the company, and the agreement runs through 2024. Use of RNG yields up to a […]

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Volvo Trucks Debuts New Long Haul Truck in Mexico with VNL Series

Volvo Trucks Debuts New Long Haul Truck in Mexico with VNL Series

| November 17, 2017

Volvo Trucks has debuted the new VNL long-haul series for the Mexican market recently. “Since its initial introduction in 1996 the Volvo VNL has been the premier long-haul tractor, and we’re building on that legacy with the new VNL series, the best long-haul tractor we’ve ever built,” said Göran Nyberg, president of Volvo Trucks North […]

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UCLA Gets Smarter and Greener, Orders All-Electric Shuttle Bus

UCLA Gets Smarter and Greener, Orders All-Electric Shuttle Bus

| November 13, 2017

The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is getting greener after placing an order for a new 100% electric shuttle bus powered by Motiv Power Systems’ All-Electric Powertrain. This zero-emission electric shuttle bus represents the first Motiv powered shuttle bus to operate on a university campus. Developed in partnership with Commercial Fleet Financing, the electric […]

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Electric Vehicle From Borgward Wins Award

Electric Vehicle From Borgward Wins Award

| November 13, 2017

A leading panel of judges from the German Design Council – the top German authority for brand and design – has once again honored a product from Borgward. The  BXi7, an all-electric concept SUV, has won the German Design Award for 2018. This award has also previously been presented to three other Borgward models: the  […]

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Environmental Group Slams Proposal to Repeal Emissions Standards for Freight Trucks

Environmental Group Slams Proposal to Repeal Emissions Standards for Freight Trucks

| November 13, 2017

A leading environmental group has strongly opposed a proposal from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that would repeal modern emissions standards for freight trucks that combine an old engine with a new frame. According to the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), “the Obama administration closed the loophole when it updated clean air safeguards for medium- […]

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