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UPS Deploys 18 New Zero Emission Electric Trucks in Texas

Fleet is Part of Clean Air Project with U.S. Department of Energy, Local Governments and Non-Profit
Press Release

ATLANTA, October 29, 2015 /3BL Media/ – UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced the deployment of 18 electric, zero emission delivery vehicles to the Houston-Galveston area in Texas. The truck purchases are the result of a partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), local governments and non-profits. These vehicles, designed and built specifically by the Workhorse Group for the “stop and go” needs of a UPS delivery truck, will avoid the consumption of an estimated 1.1 million gallons of diesel fuel over 20 years.

Obama Orders New Efficiency for Big Trucks

Press Release

UPPER MARLBORO, Md., February 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ - President Obama on Tuesday ordered the development of tough new fuel standards for the nation’s fleet of heavy-duty trucks as part of what aides say will be an increasingly muscular and unilateral campaign to tackle climate change through the use of the president’s executive power.

Obama’s Fuel Economy Drive For Trucks Aims To Curb Fast-Growing Climate Change Problem

Posted by Marianne Lavelle
Blog

In his call Tuesday for boosting the fuel economy of heavy-duty trucks, President Barack Obama is taking aim at one of the world’s fastest growing engines of oil demand and greenhouse gas emissions.
 

Leonardo Academy Helps Remove Diesel Fumes from Midwest Air

Press Release

Madison, Wis., September 5, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Through a grant from the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) National Clean Diesel Funding Assistance Program, Leonardo Academy assisted several Midwest fleets and construction companies in replacing older diesel vehicles with new clean-diesel or compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles and repowering older diesel engines with newer, cleaner engines. These include:

San Fernando Selects New Thermo King Units to Increase Energy Efficiency and Reliability, Lower Lifecycle Costs

Summary: 
  • First poultry producer in Latin America to use Thermo King ColdCube™ portable containers
  • Enables company to undertake a heavy duty truck fleet expansion and increase frozen poultry distribution
Press Release
  • First poultry producer in Latin America to use Thermo King ColdCube™ portable containers
  • Enables company to undertake a heavy duty truck fleet expansion and increase frozen poultry distribution

Coast to Coast and Border to Border: GE Plants Will Supply Natural Gas Fuel for Trucks

Blog

A new report from the International Energy Agency released on Tuesday estimates that the U.S. will become a net energy exporter by 2030 and that natural gas will overtake oil to become the most abundant fuel in the American energy mix. GE is developing technologies that are already helping customers to take advantage of the gas boom.

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