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Musket Expands DEF Network With North Carolina Site

Love's Travel Stop Love’s Travel Stops in the Greensboro, N.C., region will get DEF from a wholesale bulk rack. (Eric Roth/Love's Travel Stops)

Musket Corp. announced it opened a diesel exhaust fluid wholesale bulk rack in Greensboro, N.C.

Transport Topics
June 29, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, Top 100

DTNA Selects Penske, NFI to Test Vehicle Electrification

eCascadia Freightliner eCascadia (DTNA)

Daimler Trucks North America announced Penske Truck Leasing and NFI Industries will operate the first trucks in its Freightliner Electric Innovation Fleet of battery-electric eCascadia heavy-duty trucks and eM2 106 medium-duty trucks beginning late this year.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
June 28, 2018
Government, Business, Fuel

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy Announces $8.5 Million for Transit Projects

Malloy Malloy via ct.gov

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy recently announced that $8.5 million would be divided among five transit-related projects across the state.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
June 28, 2018
Government, Fuel, TCA

California Republicans See New Gas Tax as Rallying Point

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Out-of-state money is pouring into a campaign to overturn California’s newly enacted gas taxes and vehicle registration fees as Republican donors see a rallying point to drive conservative voters to the polls in November.

Rachel Swan | San Francisco Chronicle
June 28, 2018
Government, Fuel

Heidi King Nomination for NHTSA Post Advances to Senate Floor

Heidi King (C-SPAN)

The Commerce Committee on June 27 approved by a slim margin the nomination of Heidi King to lead the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, setting up consideration on the Senate floor.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
June 27, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

ZF Showcases Hybrid Transmission, Electric Components

ZF Truck This cabover was equipped with a Traxon hybrid-electric transmission and offered to media for test drives at a ZF facility in Germany. (Joe Howard/Transport Topics)

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany — Equipment and technology supplier ZF showcased a hybrid-electric version of a heavy-duty automated transmission along with all-electric steering and power options that the company said will help commercial fleets meet growing global demand for cleaner operations and better fuel economy.

Joe Howard | Executive Editor
June 27, 2018
Business, Technology, Fuel, Autonomous

ZF Outlines Tech Strategy, Including Automated, Electric

Wolf-Henning Scheider Wolf-Henning Scheider by Joseph Howard/Transport Topics

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany — The leader of global supplier ZF believes that commercial applications for automated technology could soon become a reality in certain controlled situations, but believes broader deployment in congested and high-traffic areas will take awhile.

Joe Howard | Executive Editor
June 26, 2018
Government, Business, Fuel

Proposal to Boost to Biofuel Quotas Spurs Scorn From Ethanol Producers

A research associate takes a sample of algae being cultivated for biofuel research in California. (David Maung/Bloomberg News)

Ethanol producers and farm-state leaders blasted a Trump administration proposal that would force refiners to blend more biofuel into petroleum next year, arguing the modest planned increase is undercut by EPA waivers exempting refineries from the mandate

Jennifer A. Dlouhy and Mario Parker | Bloomberg News
June 26, 2018
Business, Technology, Fuel

BYD Trucks Receive Transport Canada Import Approval

BYD Battery-Electric Battery-electric truck by BYD.

BYD Canada, a unit of BYD Motors Inc., reported its zero-emissions, battery-electric trucks officially are available to import into Canada for sale and operation.

Transport Topics
June 26, 2018
Business, Technology, Fuel

Eaton to Invest $500 Million in New eMobility Business

Eaton Corp. building (Eaton Corp.)

Power management company Eaton Corp. announced plans to invest $500 million over the next five years in its new eMobility business to develop smart diagnostic technologies, intelligent power electronics and predictive monitoring for a range of electrified vehicles.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
June 26, 2018

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