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Alternative Fuel Special Report

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The most complete and up-to-date look at natural gas and alternative fuels available to freight transportation executives, this stand-alone collection of focused, in-depth news articles considers everything from infrastructure and equipment development to fleet conversion and associated business costs.

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ALTERNATIVE FUEL IN THE NEWS
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JB Reed/Bloomberg News
5/25/2017 11:00:00 AM
SMITHFIELD, R.I. — Cargo ships are growing. Shipping rates have plunged. Ports are expanding across the East Coast.

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cobalt123/Flickr
5/23/2017 10:20:00 AM
Jinny Eken apparently has gone the extra mile to keep her quiet residential neighborhood in unincorporated New Lenox Township safe from truck traffic.

MORE ALTERNATIVE FUEL NEWS
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Congestion Adds $63.4 Billion Burden to Trucking Industry, ATRI Reports
5/22/2017 3:00:00 AM
Traffic congestion added $63.4 billion in operational costs to the trucking industry in 2015, according to a new American Transportation Research Institute report.

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Electric Trucks Make Inroads in Shorthaul Applications
5/19/2017 4:02:00 PM 
Today, the use of electric trucks is confined mostly to niche specialty and shorthaul operations, but the advances made in those applications could carry over to the longhaul Class 8 market.

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Industry Looks Beyond Batteries to Power Longhaul Electric Tractors
5/19/2017 4:00:00 PM 
Technological advances soon could make electric Class 8 tractors feasible for longhaul applications, but rather than relying solely on plug-in battery systems, those trucks likely will incorporate other power configurations such as hybrid solutions and hydrogen fuel cells.

Electric Trucks Need Infrastracture
5/18/2017 4:05:00 PM
Development of electric-powered commercial trucks in the 21st century takes the industry full circle to the infancy of the automotive revolution that began in the late 1800s, when battery-powered cars pioneered modern society’s fascination with mobility. Early on, at least, battery-powered cars were preferred because they were easy to operate — no cranking the engine to start them.

Electricity Is in the Air
5/18/2017 4:04:00 PM
Electric commercial trucks have generated a lot of buzz in recent months, particularly, it seems, since the unveiling last December in Salt Lake City of the upcoming Nikola One, a Class 8 for longhaul use developed by startup Nikola Motor Co.

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Coal Country Rebounding as Demand Rises and Global Competition Falters
5/18/2017 8:20:00 AM
Before dawn, a coal miner named Cameron Justice stopped at a gas station in Mingo County, W.V., grabbing two cans of Monster Energy before heading into the pits.

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