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Category: Green

UPS Receives SmartWay Excellence Award from EPA

UPS Receives SmartWay Excellence Award from EPA

| November 5, 2018

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently presented UPS (NYSE:UPS) with a SmartWay Excellence award, which recognizes leading carriers who have made significant contributions to reducing the impact of freight transportation on air quality. “UPS is committed to delivering goods to people in the most sustainable way possible,” said Tamara Barker, chief sustainability officer, vice president of […]

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New Research Shows Electric Vehicle Charging Needs Added  Revenue Streams

New Research Shows Electric Vehicle Charging Needs Added Revenue Streams

| November 2, 2018

A new report from Navigant Research examines the current state of business models for the provision of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations and networks and suggests that a successful business model will require additional revenue streams. Here’s the backdrop, according to Navigant: Until recently, EV charging was considered a niche business with little profit potential. However, many […]

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California Logistics Provider Switches 600 Truck Fleet to Run on Renewable Diesel

California Logistics Provider Switches 600 Truck Fleet to Run on Renewable Diesel

| October 31, 2018

Ecology, a transportation and logistics company in California, has switched its fleet of more than 600 trucks to run on Neste MY Renewable Diesel™ and is reporting cleaner fuel filters, fewer maintenance problems and reductions in tailpipe emissions. Ecology is one of the largest trucking and transportation companies in the Western United States, providing services […]

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Hyundai Construction & Cummins Develop ePowered MiniExcavator

Hyundai Construction & Cummins Develop ePowered MiniExcavator

| October 29, 2018

Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) and Hyundai Construction Equipment (HCE) announced they have jointly developed an electric powered mini excavator. “As electric vehicles continue to expand their share in the automotive market, we are simultaneously seeing the electrification of commercial power systems being pursued by many as both an environmentally friendly and economically sustainable solution for […]

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UPS to Launch eBike Urban Delivery Solution 

UPS to Launch eBike Urban Delivery Solution 

| October 29, 2018

For urban delivery of packages, UPS is going back to the future — on two wheels. Here’s what’s happening: In an effort to address growing traffic congestion and air quality concerns, UPS (NYSE: UPS) and Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan  announced the deployment of an innovative downtown delivery pilot project using pedal-assist cargo eBikes and customized, […]

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Philly Airport Shuttle Goes Green with CNG

Philly Airport Shuttle Goes Green with CNG

| October 25, 2018

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (Nasdaq: CLNE) announced that Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) has switched from diesel to Clean Energy’s compressed natural gas (CNG) as part of a sustainability initiative to reduce toxic emissions, decrease noise volume, and lower fuel costs. First Transit, the largest private-sector provider of mobility solutions in North America and provider of […]

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