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Propane: An underrated fuel of the future

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While EVs bask in the spotlight of an energy transition, they cast a shadow on other fuels that can help offset conventional diesel and...

Electric Vehicle infrastructure receives a boost through competitive Federal award

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The Federal Highway Administration announced that MACOG will receive over $4.2 million to fill gaps in electric vehicle charging infrastructure in rural areas and...

Optimizing infrastructure to make EV winter performance more feasible

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Electric vehicles (EVs) represent a shift toward sustainable transportation, offering a promising alternative to traditional fuel-based vehicles. By harnessing the power of electricity, EVs...

Cost savings from propane school buses sustain family business

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Cost savings from propane school buses allow small business to survive pandemic, continue serving rural communities BEDFORD, PA. (November 28, 2023) — With propane school...

Sacramento County’s Alternative Fuel Achievements Lead the Charge Towards Sustainability

To facilitate real-time reporting, the fleet management team leverages FMIS/GPS data and innovative use of PowerBI.

American Lung Association launches Biobased Academy for fleets

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The American Lung Association’s Biobased Academy® is now live for fleet use. The ALA’s new comprehensive online training program educates fleet and facility professionals and technicians...

The pace of transportation innovation will continue to quicken

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Amidst the many recent advancements in clean transportation technology and policy, there are even more questions circling the next chapter in transportation innovation: What...

Mullen announces mobile EV charging truck delivering Level 2 and DC...

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BREA, Calif., July 11, 2023 – Mullen Automotive, Inc. (NASDAQ: MULN) (“Mullen” or the “Company”), an emerging electric vehicle (“EV”) manufacturer, today announces PowerUP,...

Optimus Technologies, B100 continue helping DC Water reduce emissions

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DC Water (District of Columbia Water Authority) recently took delivery of their first off-the assembly-line Optimus Technologies/B100 powered vehicle and the first-ever Optimus Technologies/B100...

Louisiana hosts in-person comeback of Clean Fuels Summit

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After going virtual for 2 years, the Clean Fuels Summit returns, bigger and better, revealing an appetite for smaller, regional “Boutique” clean transportation conferences...

From First Conversations to Hitting the Road: What to Know About...

By Steve Whaley For many years, alternative fueled vehicles, in particular, propane autogas, were often viewed as an aspirational goal rather than a priority. But...

North Florida Clean Cities EV Survey

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The North Florida Clean Fuels Coalition conducted a survey of current EV drivers, those considering an EV for their next vehicle and non-EV drivers...

Coast-to-Coast EV road trip kicks off in California

Sacramento Clean Cities produced the “Coast-to-Coast EV” Event on June 1 at the California Automobile Museum. Daphne Dixon, Executive Director of the Connecticut Southwestern...

Autogas school buses a key solution in new round of Clean...

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WASHINGTON (May 31, 2023) – In the latest round of Clean School Bus funding announced by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), school transportation directors once again...

Optimus Technologies closes $17.8M Series A led by Mitsui & Co....

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PITTSBURGH, PA – Optimus Technologies, a technology company that decarbonizes the largest and most challenging sectors of the transportation industry, announced a $17.8 million...

Vanderbilt University to deploy Lightning eMotors ZEV4™ electric shuttle buses for...

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The shuttles are expected to be delivered and deployed in Q2 2023 for the intercampus transportation service, VandyRide.

Lightning eMotors announces electric school buses built on the GM-based Lightning...

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LOVELAND, Colo., May 2, 2023 – Lightning eMotors, a leading provider of zero-emission, medium-duty commercial vehicles and electric vehicle (EV) technology for fleets, has...

Shell Starship 3.0 to accelerate progress toward decarbonization, testing renewable natural...

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Houston, May 2, 2023 – As Shell continues to demonstrate a commitment to the decarbonization of the transport industry, the Shell Starship initiative has led...

Geotab survey reveals key benefits of investing in sustainability 

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ANAHEIM, Calif., April 27, 2023 — Geotab Inc. (“Geotab”) — a global leader in connected transportation solutions — has released the results of its 2023 survey...

Grant dollars now available for propane refueling, recharging infrastructure

WASHINGTON, March 29, 2023 – Newly released details on the Charging and Fueling Infrastructure Discretionary Grant Program (CFI Program) provide an opportunity for communities...

Alternative fuels and propane vehicle discussion gets real at NTEA’s Work...

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In March, NTEA’s Work Truck Week, the industry’s premier commercial work truck event, wrapped up an action-packed few days in Indianapolis with nearly 15,000...

First round funding announced, Charging and Fueling Infrastructure Discretionary Grant Program

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The Biden-Harris administration opened applications for the first round of funding for the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Charging and Fueling Infrastructure (CFI) Discretionary Grant Program.  The...

Dynamite Roasting Co. invests in electric delivery van

Asheville, NC, known for its environmentalism and healthy living, is home to a growing number of businesses that are committed to reducing their carbon...

Work Truck Week roars back

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FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., March 15, 2023 — Work Truck Week® 2023 was back to full strength as a verified 14,885 industry professionals gathered at Indiana Convention...

Propane now reducing emissions through recharging infrastructure

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WASHINGTON, March 2, 2023 – After decades of reliably providing fleets with a clean energy solution, propane is now reducing emissions along the path...

Drive Clean Indiana members awarded over $2.7 million in Indiana Volkswagen Grants

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ST. JOHN, INDIANA — Drive Clean Indiana and some of its members were awarded over $2.7 million in Indiana Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust Fund grants...

Propane now reducing emissions through recharging infrastructure

WASHINGTON, March 2, 2023 – After decades of reliably providing fleets with a clean energy solution, propane is now reducing emissions along the path...

EV WATTS data collection project extended another year

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The EV WATTS project is excited to announce that the data collection period was extended for another year! This project collects data from EV vehicles...

EVs on the Road in Colorado report

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Drive Electric Colorado presents an EVs in Colorado report. Using data from the Colorado Energy Office’s EV Dashboard and the Alternative Fueling Station Locator from the Department of Energy,...

Decade-old propane school bus clocks 250,000 miles for Minnesota school

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Crosby-Ironton Transportation is the sole transportation contractor for two school districts in rural Minnesota: Crosslake Community Schools and Crosby-Ironton School District. The region, which...

Drive 19 commercial EVs, medium-duty trucks at Work Truck Week 2023

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FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich.— Test drive more than a dozen electric commercial vehicles and new internal combustion medium-duty trucks just steps from an exhibit hall...

Midwest Alliance for Clean Hydrogen, Indiana-led Midwest Hydrogen Corridor Consortium join...

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Expanded coalition connects Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, and Wisconsin to pursue federal funding for development of a Midwest hydrogen hub CHICAGO, Ill. — The Midwest Alliance...

Looking back on school bus electrification efforts in 2022

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In 2022, school bus electrification continued to move forward in New Jersey, with the New Jersey Clean Cities Coalition (NJCCC) being one of the...

Clean Cities Directors recognized for commitment to alt fuels, advanced vehicle...

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Three Clean Cities Coalition directors were inducted into the Clean Cities Hall of Fame—Tammie Bostick of Utah Clean Cities, Alleyn Harned of Virginia Clean Cities and Tim...

Alternative fuel safety considerations, resources for first responders

Accidents involving alternative fuel vehicles are not inherently more dangerous than accidents involving gasoline or diesel fuel vehicles. However, they do have varying safety...

Hannibal Public School District awarded funds for clean buses

HANNIBAL, MO, January 12, 2023 — Hannibal Public School District #60 has utilized funding from incentive programs like the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean School...

Achieve financial, environmental sustainability with propane gas

When it comes to alternative fuels, there’s a myth: if companies want to lower emissions or meet fleet sustainability goals, they’re going to have...

Consortium aims to reduce school bus emissions across Indiana

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ST. JOHN, IN — Drive Clean Indiana, Indiana’s only U.S. Department of Energy designated coalition that is focused on clean transportation, announced the Indiana...

Clark County, Nevada going all-in on sustainable transportation

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Home to the Las Vegas metropolitan area, Clark County, Nevada has put sustainability and resiliency at the forefront of its values through its All-In...

Wisconsin Clean Cities honors top sustainable fleets

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GREEN BAY — Wisconsin Clean Cities recently honored the top sustainable transportation leaders in Wisconsin at the Wisconsin Clean Cities Transportation Conference & Annual...

SPONSORED: Chicago area children now have cleaner, healthier ride to school

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CHICAGO, IL – Cook-Illinois Corporation, which operates one of the largest family-owned and operated school bus fleets, has transitioned a portion of its Illinois-based fleet...

Addressing mining for the growing EV market

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It’s no secret that Tesla dominates the electric vehicle (EV) market, but many other car manufacturers – like Chevrolet, Hyundai, Toyota, Volkswagen and Ford...

Liberty Public Schools earns Fleet Excellence Award with propane school buses

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Like many school districts across the country, Liberty Public Schools in Missouri is taking a responsible look toward emission control and lowering the carbon...

How Cobb County, Georgia is moving to net zero at a...

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Fleet managers are often looking for ways to maximize the budget while meeting the sustainability and environmental initiatives that have been laid out. And, with...

ACES Up: Connecticut partnership easing the road to school bus electrification

On Wednesday, July 27, 2022, Greater New Haven Clean Cities Coalition held a web meeting with Brendan Sharkey of ACES Up and Daisy Solutions...

SPONSORED: Striving to be carbon-neutral by 2030

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B20 Club Member Spotlight: Ball State University With a campus-wide goal of becoming carbon-neutral by 2030, Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana, depends on several...

Drive Clean Colorado hosts first Drive Clean Summit & Expo

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Drive Clean Colorado hosted the first annual Drive Clean Summit & Expo on October 12 in Golden, Colorado in partnership with Jefferson County and the...

Orange EV sets record, delivery of 500th electric, heavy duty truck

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KANSAS CITY, MO, October 25, 2022 – Orange EV, the electric vehicle (EV) industry-leading manufacturer with the most heavy-duty zero-emission trucks in operation in the United...

Georgia sees first propane public transit buses in state

CANTON, Ga., Oct. 18, 2022 - Cherokee County will put the first propane-powered public transit buses in the state of Georgia in service following...

PERC celebrates inaugural National Propane Day

WASHINGTON, October 3, 2022 – The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) is celebrating its inaugural National Propane Day on October 7, 2022. PERC is observing...

City of Ocala running cleaner routes with electric garbage trucks

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Tampa Bay Clean Cities Coalition partnered with the City of Ocala to host a site visit showcasing the city’s new fully electric refuse haulers...

SPONSORED: Fueling a cleaner, happier Fort Wayne

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B20 Club Member Spotlight: City of Fort Wayne Delivering a better quality of life for residents. Reducing costs. Providing reliable services. For the City of...

Understanding ethanol: What is it?

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If you drive a gas-powered vehicle, chances are, you’ve seen the word “ethanol” at the gas pump. In fact, more than 98% of United States...

Clean Fuels Ohio joins Energy Coalition of Ohio for 2022 conference

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Every September, the Clean Fuels Ohio (CFO) team hosts their Midwest Green Transportation Forum & Expo (MWGT), but this year’s plans are bigger and...

Is propane autogas right for your fleet?

Each of us has personally felt the pain at the pump in recent months when it comes to filling up our tank. But for...

Can electrifying railways happen affordably?

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Battery-powered vehicles and electric school buses are two ways the U.S. is trying to focus on decarbonizing the transportation industry. Another hot topic among...

USPS contractor adds ultra-low NOx propane autogas fleet vehicles

WASHINGTON, August 2022 – Hi Pro, Inc., a nationwide mail logistics contractor with a 40-year history of servicing the United States Postal Service, celebrated the...

AltWheels Fleet Day 2022 to be held in October

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AltWheels Fleet Day is an annual sustainable transportation event that brings together corporate and municipal fleet managers and clean-fleet stakeholders working to reduce emissions...

How can we resolve EV battery supply issues?

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The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted the global supply chain. Many industries still experience residual effects from the lockdown and labor shortages. One sector facing production...

OPINION: Education key to sustainable transportation adoption

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With access to information about anything you could possibly imagine literally at our fingertips at any given moment of the day, it can be...

Greater Washington Region Clean Cities hosts Green Jobs Fair

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Washington, DC — The Greater Washington Region Clean Cities Coalition (GWRCCC), hosted a Green Jobs Fair, promoting environmentally friendly jobs and companies. The event took...

Propane shines for North Carolina transportation system

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Like a lot of paratransit organizations, there was a well-defined transportation department goal for Carteret County Area Transportation System (CCATS) in Newport, North Carolina,...

Clean Fuels Summit will be virtual in June 2022

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Louisiana Clean Fuels and the Southeast Lousiana Clean Fuel Partnership will host a free, virtual and open-to-the-public conference called the 2022 Clean Fuels Summit...

A conversation on transportation equity with Hana Creger

Transportation remains the largest source of air pollution across the United States, but the burden of its consequences is not distributed evenly among the...

How biofuels can help develop a more circular economy

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Residents and business owners are transitioning away from fossil fuels using biofuels. The transition can help individuals achieve global sustainability goals. In 2015, the...

Virginia community solar co-ops for home solar, EV home chargers succeed

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One method to expand access to clean energy and clean transportation energy is through solar co-op programs, which have worked in many regions successfully....

XL Fleet unveils first all-electric refuse vehicle at WasteExpo 2022

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BOSTON-(BUSINESS WIRE)-XL Fleet Corp., a leading provider of fleet electrification solutions, unveiled at WasteExpo 2022 its first-ever all-electric pre-series unit on the Curbtender Quantum...

Iowa Department of Transportation’s snow removal operations achieve near-zero carbon emissions,...

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Ames, IA – This past winter, the Des Moines area got pummeled with over two feet of snow, and while most residents stayed bundled inside,...

Back where it all began: A conversation with Triangle Clean Cities’...

After 20 years of service to the Triangle area, Triangle Clean Cities (TCC) has played an enormous role in the region’s gasoline gallon equivalent...

OPINION: Transportation while Black

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Historically, Black people do not have a good relationship with transportation. From the decades of transportation protests to the dangers of simply walking down...

Answering questions on transitioning to a propane autogas fleet

There’s something to be said about finding a good routine. It can bring reliability, predictability and peace of mind. But on the flip side,...

US Hybrid announces near-zero-emission natural gas parallel hybrid powertrain technology

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LONG BEACH, Calif., May 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ - US Hybrid, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ideanomics and a leader in advanced battery, fuel cell and hybrid electric vehicles,...

Allison Transmission, Xos enter strategic e-Axle partnership, heavy-duty electric vehicle platforms...

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INDIANAPOLIS, May 10, 2022 – Xos, Inc., a leading manufacturer and services provider of Class 5 through Class 8 battery-electric vehicles, powertrains, charging infrastructure, and fleet...

North America’s long-haul freight trucks can now go beyond carbon neutrality,...

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LONG BEACH, Calif., May 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – During a press event at the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo, the California Natural Gas...

Love’s Travel Stops, Trillium collaborate with Cummins to enhance low, zero...

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HOUSTON, May 4, 2022 – The Love’s Family of Companies, and Cummins Inc. recently agreed to work together to help customers use alternative fuel and zero-emission technologies. Trillium, a...

Enel X launches microgrid at Massachusetts fresh-food service stations, ensuring resiliency

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BOSTON, May 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ - Enel X, the advanced energy services arm of the Enel Group, and Global Partners LP, one of the Northeast's largest independent owners,...

SPONSORED: Trucking fleets don’t look back after switch to biodiesel

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As fleets look to reduce GHG emissions, they are looking beyond improvements in fuel economy to advanced technologies and alternative fuels — which can...

Earth Day: Promoting the importance of sustainability

FORT COLLINS, Colo. – To commemorate Earth Day, Northern Colorado Clean Cities (NCCC) invited electric vehicle (EV) drivers, EV enthusiasts and intrigued local and...

Funding for change: An inside look into North Carolina’s VW Mitigation...

Since 2015, Volkswagen’s emissions cheating scandal has held its place as a topic of conversation among individuals, environmentalists, governments and the transportation industry. Triangle...

Flipping the switch on electric school buses

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Clean Cities, along with the Alternative Fuels Data Center (AFDC) has launched a new technical series aimed at educating and assisting school bus fleets interested in...

Putting the e-brakes on refrigeration trucks

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ATLANTA – The race has begun to electrify the United States, and amidst the bustle, something refreshing occurred across three Greater Atlanta food distribution...

OPINION: Do your part to make Earth Day every day

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There are certain annual observances we really need to work harder to acknowledge more than once a year. One of them is Earth Day. Each...

Transportation & Innovation Expo 2022 set for Madison

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MADISON, Wis. — Alliant Energy, the City of Madison Fleet Service, Madison Gas and Electric and Wisconsin Clean Cities are again partnering to co-host...

Nine influential Black figures in transportation history

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Transportation history cannot be told without the influence of Black history. Many of the devices we use and the inventions we travel with were...

ThompsonGas commits to autogas with ROUSH CleanTech propane vehicles

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LIVONIA, Mich., April 20, 2022 — Maryland-based ThompsonGas increased its fleet of 127 propane vehicles by adding 10 new 2022 Ford F-750 trucks equipped...

Drive Electric Colorado announces Drive Electric Earth Day events

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Drive Electric Earth Day (DEED) is a national campaign to support electric vehicle (EV) education and experiences during the month of April. Drive Electric...

The future of energy: Is it turning carbon dioxide into fuel?

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Could we curb emissions by turning carbon dioxide into fuel? Scientists worldwide have developed ambitious solutions to today’s energy and climate challenges. Carbon dioxide...

Greater Indiana announces 2022 Board of Directors

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INDIANAPOLIS – Greater Indiana Clean Cities, Inc., a standalone nonprofit focused on advancing communities with education and resources on alternative fuel vehicles, is pleased to...

Drive Electric Colorado publishes ‘EVs in Colorado’ report

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Drive Electric Colorado presents an EVs in Colorado report. Using data from the Colorado Energy Office’s EV Dashboard and the Alternative Fueling Station Locator from the U.S. Department...

Work Truck Week, Green Truck Summit wrap up for 2022 season

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After two years of an in-person hiatus, hundreds of industry partners gathered from March 8 to 11 for Work Truck Week 2022.  Work Truck Week...

Optimus Technologies, REG implement B100 to help City of Madison reach...

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Pittsburgh, Pa, March 9, 2022 – The City of Madison, Wisconsin will soon be seeing emissions reductions after converting 17 of their fleet vehicles...

Hino Trucks to join hydrogen demo study in California ports

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NOVI, Mich. – Hino USA announced that it has been awarded a grant provided by the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO),...

Commercial truck industry reunites at Work Truck Week 2022

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FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich, March 16, 2022 — There were smiles and handshakes all around when Work Truck Week® 2022 returned to Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana, March 8–11....

Crown Point Community School Corp. adds electric bus

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CROWN POINT, Indiana — Crown Point Community School Corporation recently added an electric school bus to its fleet, making it the first district in...

EAVX debuts collaborative next generation commercial vehicles at Work Truck Week...

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INDIANAPOLIS, March 8, 2022 – EAVX, a business unit of JB Poindexter & Co (JBPCO) which collaborates with advanced electric and alternative power chassis producers as well...

The Shyft Group debut last-mile electric delivery vehicle at Work Truck...

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NOVI, Mich., Feb. 8, 2022 — The Shyft Group, the North American leader in specialty vehicle manufacturing, assembly and upfit for the commercial, retail and...

Autogas alternative fuel programs highlighted at Work Truck Week 2022

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ASHEVILLE, N.C., March 7, 2022 - Alliance AutoGas (AAG), a national alternative fuel company based in Asheville, North Carolina, and Bass Pro Shop’s Big...

SPONSORED: Biodiesel for Sustainable Transportation: Cook-Illinois Corporation

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Even while electrifying part of its fleet, a Chicago-area transportation contractor continues to rely on biodiesel as its go-to fuel option for sustainable operations....

Chicago Area Clean Cities to host 2022 Green Drives Conference

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Chicago Area Clean Cities invites commercial and government fleets, community leaders and the public, to attend its ninth Green Drives Conference & Expo on...

OPINION: Indiana taking proactive steps to combat climate change

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Indiana has been getting a bad rap for its perceived position on climate change as of late. Two bills and one resolution were introduced in...