alternative fuels

Business, Technology, Fuel

Canadian Company Tests System That Converts CO2 Into Fuel

Carbon Engineering Ltd.

A Canadian startup is testing a system that sucks carbon dioxide from the air and converts it into fuel for cars and other vehicles.

Jim Efstathiou Jr. | Bloomberg News
June 8, 2018
Editorial

Editorial: A Relevant Conversation

The term “relevant” is used frequently to describe industries, products and services, and whether the subjects of those discussions have any relevance to modern society can cause fiery debate.

Transport Topics
May 2, 2018
Business, Equipment, Fuel

Penske Looks to Help Customers Understand Alternative Fuels

Penske Truck Leasing tractor Penske Truck Leasing

LONG BEACH, Calif. — The interest in alternative fuels is steady, and when customers call wanting, for instance, an electric truck, they want it right now, according to Penske Truck Leasing executives.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
May 2, 2018
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

Natural Gas Vehicles Group Asks Congress for Fuel Tax Credit Extension

NG trucks at a Blu LNG fueling station Trucks fill up with LNG and a Blu fueling station. (R. Derek Smith/Blu)

Daniel Gage, president of National Gas Vehicles for America, asked lawmakers March 14 for a five-year extension of alternative fuel tax credits and the alternative fueling infrastructure credit.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
March 15, 2018
Business, Fuel

Trillium CNG Expanding Alt-Fuel Options for Customers

Trillium CNG pump Trillium CNG is expanding the type of alternative fuels it offers. (Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores)

Trillium CNG, the nation’s second-largest provider of compressed natural gas fuel and related services, is expanding the type of alternative fuels it offers and will underscore how they are produced upstream to maximize emission reductions.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
January 23, 2018
Business, Technology

Alkane, evLabs Announce Deal for Electric Truck Launch

Alkane Truck Co. announced it signed a memorandum of understanding with evLaboratory Inc. to integrate evLabs’ powertrain and battery management system with Alkane’s alternative fuel truck chassis.

Transport Topics
December 11, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Cummins Debuts All-Electric Demonstration Truck, the Aeos

Aeos main view Up close with the new Aeos at its unveiling. (Steve Sturgess for Transport Topics)

COLUMBUS, Ind. — Cummins Inc. has unveiled a concept truck with an all-electric powertrain, highlighting the diesel engine manufacturer’s commitment to electric power as an important part of its future.

Steve Sturgess | Contributing Writer
August 29, 2017
Fuel

Alternative Fuels Expand Their Presence as an Option for Over-the-Road Fleets

Transport Topics’ special report on alternative fuels for trucking, included with this week’s newspaper, examines the key issues involved in shifting to natural gas and also looks into other nondiesel choices available to truckers.

December 2, 2013
Fuel

GE Capital Opens Alt-Fuels Research Site

GE Capital Fleet Services said it has opened its Vehicle Innovation Center in Minnesota to give customers, industry groups and researchers experience with alternative-fuel vehicles.

Transport Topics
June 18, 2012