House passes bill that includes alternative fuel tax credits
The House recently passed a tax extenders package that includes an extension of the $0.50/gallon alternative fuel excise tax credit, along with other measures important to the clean-fuel transportation industry.
Eight states sign statement to accelerate transition to zero-emission trucks and buses
California, Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Oregon, Rhode Island and Vermont joined with the District of Columbia to sign a statement of intent to develop an action plan to accelerate the deployment of zero-emission trucks and buses.
Valvoline launches its first hybrid-specific motor oil
Valvoline Inc. developed Valvoline Hybrid Vehicle Full Synthetic motor oil, its first designed to handle the unique demands of the estimated 5 million hybrid vehicles on the road today
Ford to boost production for new pickups, EVs
Ford Motor Company will invest more than $1.45 billion at its Michigan plants to support its next-generation Ranger midsize pickup, 2020 Bronco SUV, electrified F-150s, and other upcoming vehicles.
SEA Electric partners on development of all-electric delivery trucks for IKEA
After a three-year project in conjunction with Australian automotive technology company SEA Electric, fleet service provider All Purpose Transport is set to deploy Queensland’s first 100% electric delivery truck for IKEA’s planned zero-emissions truck fleet by 2025.
Florida-based public microtransit operator Freebee deploys Lightning Systems all-electric vehicles
Lightning Systems delivered the first two units on an initial order of six Lightning Electric Ford Transit 350HD wheel-chair accessible passenger vans to Freebee, an operator of on-demand public transportation in the South Florida region.