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ConocoPhillips Commits to 300 More Propane Autogas Trucks Over Five Years

From NGT News ConocoPhillips, a Texas-based global energy company, has been testing vehicles equipped with Michigan-based ROUSH CleanTech‘s propane autogas fuel systems in the field since 2011. The vehicles logged thousands of miles in sometimes challenging conditions in northwest New Mexico and southwest Colorado. “In line with our commitment to environmental responsibility, ConocoPhillips investigated the

Attention to Detail Key for Fleets Seeking Alt-Fuel Grants, Credits

First posted in Transportation Topics. DALLAS — Attention to detail is the biggest key for trucking companies seeking grants or tax credits for using alternative fuels such as natural gas in their fleets, according to an executive with the lead sponsor of this week’s ACT Expo show here. “Normally, there is a fair amount of

Penske Truck Leasing to Receive $1.1 Million in Texas Sustainability Grants

Written by NGV America News Penske Truck Leasing is the recipient of four grants totaling $1.1 million from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) through the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan (TERP). It is expected the company will utilize the grants to subsidize the purchase of natural gas Freightliner Cascadia tractors equipped with Cummins Westport 12L engines. Penske

XL Hybrids Introduces the First Hybrid Electric Ford Transit Van for the North American Market

The XL3 Hybrid Electric Drive System to be compatible with MY2015 and MY2016 Ford Transit cargo vans and passenger wagons May 04, 2015 09:05 AM Eastern Daylight Time BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–XL Hybrids, Inc., the leader in fleet electrification solutions for commercial and municipal fleets, today announced its XL3 Hybrid Electric Drive System has now been adapted

Superior Energy Systems’ Propane Autogas Dispensers Lower Fleet Costs with Mass Flow Meter Technology

Meter technology lowers maintenance, provides more accurate fuel measurement CLEVELAND (April 9, 2015) — Mass flow meter technology newly incorporated into Superior Energy Systems’ PRO-Vend 1000, 2000 and Dual Hose propane autogas dispensers delivers more accurate long-term fuel measurement compared with mechanical meters. The anti-corrosive, stainless-steel Micro Motion Coriolis mass flow meters from Emerson Process

How Heavy is Too Heavy? Idle Reduction Equipment Impacts Weight Limit Restrictions

What are the state weight limits for heavy-duty vehicles on interstate highways? What weight limit exemptions exist for vehicles equipped with idle reduction technology? Under federal law, no vehicle weighing more than 20,000 pounds (lbs) on one axle, 34,000 lbs on a tandem axle, or 80,000 lbs overall may access federal interstate highways (e.g., Interstate

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