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Business, Technology, Fuel, Logistics

Sustainable Supply Chains Grow More Important

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A growing number of corporations have sustainability goals, according to a new study by Coyote Logistics, and are looking for the supply chain to amplify those efforts.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
October 7, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, Top 100

Knight-Swift Sets Goal to Cut Emissions in Half by 2035

Knight-Swift Transportation trucks Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. via PowerPoint

Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc., North America’s largest truckload carrier, announced a goal to cut its carbon emissions in half by 2035.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
September 30, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel, Logistics

Amazon’s Carbon Footprint Grows 15% Despite Green Pledges

A newly constructed Amazon fulfillment facility is seen in Dallas on May 20. A newly constructed Amazon fulfillment facility is seen in Dallas on May 20. (Tony Gutierrez/Associated Press)

Amazon said June 23 that its carbon footprint rose 15% last year, even as it launched initiatives to reduce its harm on the environment.

Joseph Pisani | Associated Press
June 23, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

German Government Agrees on National Hydrogen Strategy

A nozzle valve is attached to the dispenser of a hydrogen filling station in Dresden, Germany, on June 8. A nozzle valve is attached to the dispenser of a hydrogen filling station in Dresden, Germany, on June 8. (Sebastian Kahnert/dpa via AP)

The German government agreed June 10 on a long-term strategy for increasing production and use of hydrogen as part of a plan to cut the country’s greenhouse gas emissions.

Frank Jordans | Associated Press
June 10, 2020
Government, Business, Safety, Fuel

US Emissions Set for Record Dive With Factories and Cars Idled

Highway 83 sits empty of traffic in Baltimore on April 25. Highway 83 sits empty of traffic in Baltimore on April 25. (Alex Wroblewski/Bloomberg News)

Greenhouse gas emissions in the U.S. are poised for a record plunge this year, the result of coronavirus lockdown orders that have shuttered factories, closed stores and left cars and jets sitting idle.

Will Wade | Bloomberg News
June 9, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel, Autonomous

California Considers Requiring Zero-Emission Truck Sales

Traffic on SF-Oakland Bay Bridge Traffic on Interstate 80 across the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge in San Francisco. (Ben Margot/AP)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The country’s most populous state could become the first to require a portion of new truck sales be electric or “zero emission” vehicles as California grapples with how to clean up its worst-in-the nation air quality.

Adam Beam | Associated Press
December 13, 2019
Government, Technology, Fuel

Minnesota DOT Identifies Strategies for Decarbonization

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The Minnesota Department of Transportation has released a report that provides recommendations for reducing greenhouse gas emissions across modes of surface transportation, including heavy trucks.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
September 24, 2019
Business, Technology

Amazon Heeds Calls for Environmental Action

Amazon fulfillment center Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg News

Amazon.com contributed more greenhouse gas emissions last year than some big competitors in retail, logistics and technology, but less than rival Walmart Inc. and the world’s biggest energy companies, highlighting the growing scale and diverse businesses of the conglomerate.

Matt Day and Eric Roston | Bloomberg News
September 20, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel

EPA to Strip California’s Car Emissions Authority

California Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News

The Trump administration will announce it is rescinding California’s authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from automobiles at an event at the EPA’s Washington headquarters Sept. 18, according to people familiar with the matter.

Ari Natter and Ryan Beene | Bloomberg News
September 17, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

Diesel Rises 1.3¢ to $3.055 a Gallon

Diesel fuel Regional diesel prices broke even, climbing in five areas and falling in five others. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News)

The U.S. average retail price of diesel rose 1.3 cents to $3.055 a gallon, the Department of Energy reported July 8. Crude slid to less than $58 a barrel, then rebounded later in the week to just above $60.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
July 8, 2019

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