Government, Business, Fuel

Trump to Cut Back Obama-Era Emissions, Fuel Economy Requirements

A customer refuels a vehicle at a gas station in Indiana in June 2019. A customer refuels a vehicle at a gas station in Indiana in June 2019. (Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News)

The Trump administration will dramatically relax automobile emissions and fuel economy standards so that only modest efficiency gains are required through 2026, according to people familiar with the matter.

March 30, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Fuel

Exxon Outlines Steps to Reduce Harmful Methane Emissions

ExxonMobil Richard Drew/Associated Press

NEW YORK — ExxonMobil on March 3 outlined how it is reducing the methane its operations release into the atmosphere, detailing its efforts as governments around the globe write new rules to regulate the harmful greenhouse gas.

Cathy Bussewitz | Associated Press
March 3, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel

AdTra Aims to Unite Zero-Emissions Fuel, Funding and Infrastructure

Electric charging port An electric charging port. AdTra says it is willing to work with large or small fleets in their transition to zero-emissions alternatives. (NACFE)

With little promotional fanfare so far, privately held AdTra intends to offer fleets its platform of fueling technology and fuel.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
February 21, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Palladium, Used in Catalytic Converters, Soaring Again

Pallidium Pallidium by Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg News

The palladium rally continues to defy all expectations.

January 16, 2020
Government, Business, Fuel

California Port City Shuts Key Coal-Export Route

Coal-Export The Richmond-Levin Terminal stands in Richmond, Calif. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News)

A critical route for American coal exports to Asia is drying up after yet another U.S. port city passed a law to bar the fuel from leaving its shores.

Will Wade | Bloomberg News
January 15, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

Cummins, Daimler Trucks Prepare to Fight Climate Change

Freightliner eCascadia Freightliner eCascadia by DTNA

Independent engine maker Cummins Inc. along with Daimler Trucks & Buses, global corporations at the center of the U.S. commercial vehicle industry, are accelerating efforts to combat climate change with their products and at their plants.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
November 21, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Jacobs Prepares for Tougher Emissions Standards

Jacobs Vehicle Systems demo truck Jacobs Vehicle Systems

Jacobs Vehicle Systems is taking to the road to demonstrate its latest technologies directly to fleets and others as the company retools how it wants to be viewed — as a provider of emissions technology, not just the place for engine brakes.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
November 13, 2019
Business, Fuel

Coal State Pennsylvania Is Joining Carbon Market

Coal Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

Pennsylvania, the heart of the U.S. shale-gas boom and one of the biggest coal-producing states, is joining a carbon market.

Christopher Martin | Bloomberg News
October 3, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

California Sues US to Regain Power Over Auto Emissions

Traffic on Golden Gate Bridge Traffic on the Golden Gate Bridge by David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

California is asking a federal court to prevent President Donald Trump from stripping the state of its power to set limits on auto emissions of greenhouse gases that are stricter than those of the national government.

September 20, 2019
Business, Technology

Daimler Faces Off With Green Groups In Berlin

Daimler Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg News

Daimler AG’s head of sales, facing off with environmentalists at a heated meeting in Berlin, said the company is investing billions of euros to transform its product range to reach emissions targets.

Andrew Blackman | Bloomberg News
September 6, 2019