DOE announces $59 million to accelerate advanced vehicle technologies research
U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Under Secretary of Energy Mark W. Menezes announced up to $59 million for new and innovative advanced vehicle technologies research. Funded through the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, this opportunity seeks projects to address priorities in advanced batteries and electric drive systems, energy efficient mobility systems, materials for more efficient powertrains, co-optimized advanced engine and fuel technologies, and alternative fuels and new mobility options.
UPS sets new milestone in drone delivery services
UPS, well known in the U.S. for its seen-everywhere brown delivery trucks, made history with the “first Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)-sanctioned use of a drone for routine revenue flights involving the transport of a product under a contractual delivery agreement.”
German logistics provider adds electric Fuso cabovers
Logistics service provider DB Schenker and Fuso, a Daimler Trucks brand, are expanding their partnership to bring more fully-electric cabovers into European cities to support last mile delivery assignments.
Propane users: Put your fleet 'on the map'
The Propane Education & Research Council recently launched an interactive, online map designed to showcase the growing number of U.S. fleets that use propane autogas to fuel their trucks, vans, buses and sedans.
Trillium expands CNG presence with new Oklahoma partnerships
Trillium, one of the nation’s leading providers of alternative fuels systems and renewable fuels and member of the Love’s Family of Companies, announced it was recently awarded partnerships with Oklahoma City EMBARK and Tulsa Transit, Oklahoma’s largest urban transit systems.
California pushes new round of green truck mandates
Although California is almost a year ahead of its 2020 goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions from heavy-duty diesel trucks, it is already pushing for even stricter regulations.