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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...

Michigan to Montana I-94 Clean Fuel Corridor project launches website

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Commercial fleet managers and passenger vehicle owners have a new tool to help them learn more about efforts to increase clean fuel and electric...

OPINION: Drive Wisconsin forward with sustainable transportation technologies

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There’s a saying in business that if you’re not moving forward, you’re falling behind. That is certainly the case when it comes to technology, which...

Unprecedented demand drives Green Truck Summit to larger location at Work...

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FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (Feb. 18, 2022) — NTEA is moving Green Truck Summit to a larger location for Work Truck Week® 2022 to meet unprecedented demand while maintaining comfortable...

Understanding the challenges facing General Motors electric vehicles

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Electric vehicles are being hailed as the future of transportation, but the switch from gas to electric might not be as smooth as it...

OPINION: Transportation and its important role in climate disasters

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Approximately 24.6 million people live in transit deserts across 200 metro areas, and more than one million households live without a car in rural...

Argonne National Laboratory tool estimates EV charging station construction employment impacts

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Argonne National Laboratory has launched JOBS EVSE, a tool designed to allow users to quickly estimate the economic impacts associated with the development, construction and operation...

ThompsonGas to receive nearly half a million dollars in alternative fuels...

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Frederick, MD. – February 1, 2022 --ThompsonGas, LLC headquartered in Frederick, Maryland, announced it has been awarded $439,125 in funding for an alternative fuel...

Sponsored: Making her Mark on Moline

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Thanks to Ron Kotrba and Biobased Diesel Daily for writing this article. As fleet and facilities manager for the northwest Illinois city of Moline, part...

Illinois EV sales growing at rapid clip

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Sales of plug-in electric passenger vehicles have grown exponentially in Illinois over the past few years. The chart, "EVs in the State of Illinois,"...

Can methanol work as an efficient fuel in the shipping industry?

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Growing awareness of the impact of shipping on the environment has businesses looking for more efficient and sustainable fuels. Methanol produced from natural gas has...

South Shore Clean Cities changes name to Drive Clean Indiana

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ST. JOHN, INDIANA — South Shore Clean Cities is now Drive Clean Indiana, the nonprofit announced.The name change and rebranding are part of the statewide designation process under the U.S. Department...

OPINION: 2022 poised to be a transformative year for EVs in...

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We all could use a little something to look forward to in 2022. When it comes to electric vehicle adoption and advancement, there is much...

Clean Fuels Ohio hiring Chief Executive Office

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Organization at a Glance Clean Fuels Ohio’s mission is to improve air quality and health, reduce environmental pollution, andstrengthen Ohio’s economy by increasing the use...

Chicago Area Clean Cities recognizes Sustainable Transportation Leadership awardees

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Chicago Area Clean Cities Coalition (CACC) has announced its 2021 Leadership Award winners. The awards are given annually to organizations and individuals that take...

Marcy Rood, Argonne National Laboratory, named ‘Clean Fuels Champion’

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Long-time clean-vehicle advocate Marcy Rood, an environmental transportation analyst with Argonne National Laboratory, has been named 2021 Clean Fuels Champion by Chicago Area Clean...

What does it cost to charge an EV in Colorado?

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Electric vehicle (EV) owners have multiple options for charging their vehicles. From plugging your car in at home to using a direct current (DC)...

OPINION: 2021 a year of wins for sustainable transportation

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Many people would rather forget the events of this past year and the year before, but for Wisconsin Clean Cities and the sustainable transportation...

Virginia Clean Cities unveils solar-powered EV charging station

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On Tuesday, Dec. 14, Virginia Clean Cities (VCC) unveiled its new solar-powered electric vehicle charging station to the public. Made possible through federal grant funding,...

OPINION: Looking back on a year of record sustainable transportation success

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2021 is a year that will not soon be forgotten. While many are eager to rip that final page off the calendar, those of us...

Wisconsin Clean Cities honors top sustainable fleets

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MILWAUKEE — Wisconsin Clean Cities recently honored the top sustainable fleet leaders in Wisconsin at the Wisconsin Clean Cities Annual Stakeholder Meeting and Awards. “Wisconsin...

Triangle Clean Cities celebrates 20 years of work

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Triangle Clean Cities, a program of Triangle J Council of Governments, celebrated its twentieth anniversary with a virtual summit on Wednesday, Nov. 17. The event,...

OPINION: Infrastructure investments require inclusive collaboration

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One of the best ways to learn how to do something is by turning to others with experience. It’s one of the ways our nonprofit...

Sponsored: River Cruise Giants Make Big Waves, Smaller Impacts with Biodiesel

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In April 2019, the Hornblower Group announced the acquisition of Entertainment Cruises, uniting the best-known names in the river and harbor cruising industry in one company. Soon after,...

Northeast alternative fuel manufacturers showcased in Queens

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On Sept. 22, 2021, flanked by the legendary Unisphere in Queens, Empire Clean Cities (ECC) held their 12th Annual Stakeholder Meeting in conjunction with...

Northern Colorado Clean Cities supports hydrogen tech with Toyota Mirai

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Did you know that Mirai means “future” in Japanese? Northern Colorado Clean Cities (NCCC) got a glimpse of the future on a tour and...

OPINION: Natural gas fueling Wisconsin fleets for cleaner tomorrows

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October’s falling temperatures and leaves bring with them not only the realization that harsh Wisconsin winters are on the way but also the flavor...

OPINION: Debunking EV myths key to widespread adoption

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With the rapid pace of information — and misinformation — sharing these days, perception often becomes reality. It’s a struggle we at South Shore Clean...

Sponsored: Illinois City’s Success with Biodiesel Influences Neighboring Communities

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The City of Moline sits at the confluence of the Mississippi and Rock rivers in northwestern Illinois. Its geography makes the city a major transportation hub with river barge traffic, rail...

City of Goshen to host Electric Vehicle Expo

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GOSHEN, INDIANA – The City of Goshen’s Department of Environmental Resilience is teaming up with the Michiana Area Council of Governments (MACOG) and South...

The Future of Transportation Day planned for Wisconsin state capitol

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MADISON, WISCONSIN -- Wisconsin Clean Cities and RENEW Wisconsin are partnering to co-host The Future of Transportation Day at the Wisconsin State Capitol on...

EVs shine at Ohio Chamber of Commerce Annual Legislative Conference

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Clean Fuels Ohio organized an electric vehicle exhibition as part of this year’s Ohio Chamber of Commerce Annual Legislative Conference. Fifteen state legislators took...

Clean Fuels Ohio announces Transportation Solutions Vehicle Expo

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The Clean Fuels Ohio team has officially announced the Transportation Solutions Vehicle Expo which will take place on Oct. 15 on the Columbus State...

South Shore Clean Cities, members awarded $8.9 million in Indiana Volkswagen...

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ST. JOHN, INDIANA — South Shore Clean Cities and its members were awarded $8.9 million in Indiana Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust Fund grants funds...

Drive Electric Colorado works with EV educator Nigel Zeid

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Nigel Zeid, former EV Ambassador for Boulder Nissan, is starting a new chapter in his electric vehicle (EV) experience as an independent EV Educator....

Innovative Walk-to-Shop initiative makes its way to Burlington, VT

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Have you seen one of the new lime-green shopping trolleys around Burlington, Vermont? These stylish trolleys have made their way into the hands of...

Tampa Bay leads virtual tour, Clearwater Gas System CNG fueling station

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Tampa Bay Clean Cities Coalition (TBCCC) partnered with Clearwater Gas System and the City of Clearwater Solid Waste/Recycling Department to present a virtual tour...

Northern Colorado Clean Cities connects with new stakeholders, hosts Ride &...

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Northern Colorado Clean Cities (NCCC) is making connections with new stakeholders, including local utilities such Mountain Parks Electric, United Power, and Xcel Energy; the...

Technology helping develop second-generation biofuels

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Biofuel often doesn’t get as much publicity as other sustainable energy technologies. While experts predict bioenergy production will rise 25% over the next few...

Test drive new EVs at Greeley Farmers’ Market

Greeley, Colorado – Electric vehicle drivers, enthusiasts and intrigued local and regional residents are invited to attend the Greeley Farmers’ Market Electric Vehicle Ride...

Conservationist, photographer tests Jackson, Wyoming’s new EV experience

Famed wildlife photographer Tom Mangelsen tested Yellowstone-Teton Clean Cities’ new Electric Vehicle (EV) Experience, which offers members of Lower Valley Energy’s (LVE) Electrical Cooperative...

TVA to convert half its fleet to electric vehicles by 2030

Have you heard? TVA's locally produced, clean electricity will power TVA vehicles as their employees travel the service region. They are accelerating plans to...

OPINION: Propane fueling back to school season

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Back to school season has many parents and school transportation directors figuring out the particulars of school bus stop locations and bus schedules. It is...

South Shore Clean Cities lauds sustainable transportation leaders

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Emissions reductions celebrated at annual conference and expo MICHIGAN CITY, INDIANA — South Shore Clean Cities honored Indiana’s sustainable transportation leaders at the nonprofit’s Annual...

OPINION: Freedom of choice key to sustainable transportation success

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Have you ever stood staring at the wall of choices in the bread aisle at the grocery store and felt overwhelmed with the options? What...

Teacher, EV Club president rideshares in Tesla Model 3

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Rideshare driving is a popular side-hustle or full-time job. Driving an electric vehicle may be the best way to maximize your earnings as drivers...

Denver Metro Clean Cities changes name to Drive Clean Colorado

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Effective July 20, 2021, Denver Metro Clean Cities Coalition, the nonprofit that supports fleets and communities in the transition to cleaner transportation, will become...

Aviation industry developing alternative fuel options

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The eco-conscious movement is influencing various industries. As more electric vehicles hit the roads and solar panels fuel residential energy uses, other sectors search...

New community chargers in Chicago urban residential neighborhoods

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EVmatch, the first electric vehicle (EV) charging platform for connecting EV drivers with nearby private chargers through a reservation-based system, has a new publicly-available...

Tennessee State Parks, Rivian partner on EV charging stations

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) announced it is partnering with electric vehicle (EV) automaker and automotive technology company Rivian to install Rivian...

OPINION: Demonstrate patriotism, support for alternative fuels

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When I was growing up, patriotism was never more on display than around the Fourth of July. Nearly every house on the block raised the...

Clean Fuels Ohio launches Transportation Solutions Showcase

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Clean Fuels Ohio, a Central Ohio-based non-profit and clean transportation advocate, launches its Transportation Solutions Showcase in July 2021. The organization identified a need...

How biofuels can recover from pandemic production decline

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The COVID-19 pandemic financially interfered with various industries. Local, family-owned restaurants closed, and millions of workers lost their jobs globally. One benefit of the...

Apples to Apples: Comparing benefits of alt-fuels to conventional vehicles

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We are in the middle of a global shift towards the adoption of electric vehicles into the mainstream. Daily announcements from manufacturers, cities and...

In Pursuit of Savings: Indiana town shifting to EVs to save...

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In August 2019, the Bargersville Police Department introduced its first all-electric patrol vehicle, making it one of the first departments in the United States...

OPINION: Petroleum alternatives key for emergency response

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Wisconsin residents know all too well you need to keep the snow brush in the trunk, even if you’re wearing shorts and flip flops. The...

Groups investigate hydrogen’s sustainable fuel potential

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The concept of using hydrogen fuel to power transportation and general electricity applications has been around for decades, but is the United States finally...

OPINION: Reducing imported petroleum, crude oil critical for Midwest

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One of the many positive aspects of working in the sustainable transportation sector is it truly offers something for everyone. Some individuals and fleets choose...

Here comes the supply crunch: 2021 EV Market Trends

It’s a big year for the American electric vehicle industry and EV market. Electric vehicle (EV) sales had every reason to underperform in 2020....

Propane & Small Engines: What do they have in common?

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Both propane and small combustion engines were introduced into the U.S. market in the early 1900s. Walter Snelling is credited for introducing propane as...

Denver Metro interviews Redmark, advanced fuels future plans

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Kris Kielty founded Redmark in 2016 to be the leading service company in the advanced fuels industry. He began his career in 1990 with...

Denver Metro Clean Cities explains SPACs, EV market

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Denver Metro Clean Cities (DMCC) recently held a “What the SPAC?” webcast conversation aimed at explaining what Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs) are and...

Zeus Electric Chassis, Inc. hosts open house

On Wednesday, Jan. 27, Zeus Electric Chassis, Inc. invited fleets to their future headquarters and vehicle development facility in White Bear Lake, Minnesota. About...

Land of Enchantment Clean Cities compares alt-fuel buses

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Between 2017 and 2019, the Land of Enchantment Clean Cities Coalition (LOECC) compared the fuel economy and cost-per-mile of four-identically sized and powered mid-sized transit...

Understanding alternative fuel options in the shipping industry

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The shipping industry is a major industrial emitter of greenhouse gases — accounting for between 2 to 3% of all global emissions. Ships emit less...

OPINION: Diversify options for a future-proof sustainable transportation network

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Something we all need, perhaps now more than ever after the challenges of 2020, is a future we can look forward to. For those of...

OPINION: Wisconsin’s leadership role in sustainable transportation

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When it comes to sustainable transportation in the U.S., many assume only the East and West coasts are embracing adoption. The reality is, Third Coast...

Greenhouse gas emissions are quickly destroying the climate. Are alternative fuels...

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Climate change is happening; the earth is warming at unprecedented rates thanks to human consumption. This is not a novel discovery, but is it...

Federal Highway Administration proposes sign regulation changes, raises concern

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In December 2020, the U.S. Department of Transportation proposed changes to regulations states must follow when installing signs informing drivers which services—including food, gas,...

WEBINAR: Preparing Your Rural Hometown for EVs

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Rural towns and smaller municipalities have specific challenges when it comes to the installation of electric vehicle charging infrastructure. From power delivery and lack...