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With the 7th largest fleet in the nation, we know it’s important for us to continuously leverage technology to reduce emissions and optimize collections while also increasing efficiency and improving safety. These solutions are making a difference in our daily operations and helping to decrease our carbon footprint.

Updated Report: Automakers Reduce Risk, Enhance Competitiveness With Strong MPG/Emission Standards

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June 6, 2018 /3BL Media/ - In the wake of reports that the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) may propose rollbacks to vehicle efficiency and emission standards, Ceres has released an updated analysis and 

Biofuel-powered, Laser-loaded Boeing Plane of the Future Visits FedEx Hub

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Powered by 100 percent biofuel, FedEx's Boeing 777 ecoDemonstrator celebrated Earth Day with a stop at the shipping giant's Memphis hub. The 777 will spend the next few months as a flying technology testbed for development of innovations to help improve environmental performance.

CAT® D6T Fuel Efficiency

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One of our most versatile dozers, the new fully automatic D6T, continues to drive customer value through dramatically improved fuel efficiency and ease of use.

Click here to learn more about the redesigns and enhancements made to the machine.

Senate Bill to Cut MPG/Emissions Benefits is Bad for Business, the Economy and Consumers

Investor and Business Leaders Call Out Automakers for Trying to Roll Back Fuel Economy Standards
Press Release

BOSTON, May 25, 2017 /3BL Media/ - A new bill would roll back the many benefits of fuel economy standards that are currently working to protect jobs and keep hard-earned dollars in local economies, Impax Asset Management and Ceres said in a statement.

The bill, introduced today in the U.S. Senate by Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Missouri), would be a huge setback for businesses, the economy and consumers. 

Fashionably Functional: Equinox's Design Enhances Aero

Reimagined compact SUV balances style, efficiency with wind tunnel-tuned design
Press Release

DETROIT, March 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ — With more than 2.7 million sold last year, compact SUVs are the largest vehicle segment in the U.S., and customers want passenger and cargo space that fits their lifestyle without compromising on fuel efficiency.

That was the task for the Design and Aerodynamic teams working on the shape of the all-new 2018 Equinox: to create an all-new compact SUV that is a perfect balance of style, function and efficiency.

Big Business and Investors Urge New EPA Chief to Keep MPG and GHG Standards in Place

Efforts to weaken fuel-economy and GHG rules rules risk slowing the economy
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BOSTON, March 3, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Major U.S. businesses are urging the federal Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt to leave in place vehicle standards for passenger cars and light trucks.

In a letter delivered this week to Mr. Pruitt, the businesses pointed out that the standards are good for business and for the economy as a whole.

Most Fuel-Efficient Minivan Ever: All-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Exceeds Target Performance, Achieves 84 MPGe Rating

Summary: 
  • 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid’s 84-MPGe fuel economy rating in electric-only mode is new benchmark for minivans
  • EPA ratings surpass anticipated performance numbers for fuel economy, total driving range and electric-only driving range
  • All-new Pacifica Hybrid achieves best-possible rating – 10 – in EPA’s Green Vehicle Guide; first time a minivan has ever reached this plateau
  • e-Flite EVT technology key to efficiency of all-new minivan; distinguished by dual-motor/one-way clutch strategy
  • 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid starts at $34,495 after available U.S. federal tax credit (not including state and local incentives)
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  • 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid’s 84-MPGe fuel economy rating in electric-only mode is new benchmark for minivans
  • EPA ratings surpass anticipated performance numbers for fuel economy, total driving range and electric-only driving range
  • All-new Pacifica Hybrid achieves best-possible rating – 10 – in EPA’s Green Vehicle Guide; first time a minivan has ever reached this plateau
  • e-Flite EVT technology key to efficiency of all-new minivan; distinguished by dual-motor/one-way clutch strategy
  • 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid starts at $34,495 after available U.S. federal tax credit (not including state and local incentives)

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