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States Get Final OK to Build Highway EV Charging Network

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WASHINGTON — All 50 states received final approval Sept. 27 to begin construction on a first nationwide network of electric vehicle charging stations that places one roughly every 50 miles along interstate highways, part of the Biden administration’s plan to spur widespread adoption of zero-emission cars.

Hope Yen | The Associated Press
September 27, 2022
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

Hydrogen Startup Cemvita Sees Boost From New Tax Credits

Cemvita hydrogen Cemvita’s field test demonstrates Gold Hydrogen production. (Business Wire)

Cemvita Factory Inc., a Houston-based biotech company backed by Occidental Petroleum Corp., says tax credits passed by Congress last month will allow it scale up plans to produce hydrogen using oil-eating microbes.

Sergio Chapa | Bloomberg News
September 27, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Daimler Eyes Future Collaborations on Diesel Engines

IAA Daimler's Andreas Gorbach suggests word on a diesel collaboration could be mere months away. (Joe Howard/Transport Topics)

HANOVER, Germany — Industry partnerships for production of diesel engines are a potential next step for manufacturers spreading resources across rapidly evolving alternative power sources, and an announcement on such an initiative could arrive sooner rather than later, Daimler Truck executives said during the IAA Transportation 2022 conference.

Joe Howard | Executive Editor
September 27, 2022
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Multiple Efforts Underway to Mainstream Hydrogen Fuel

Quantron The Quantron QHM fuel cell electric vehicle at the IAA show. (Quantron AG)

The U.S. Department of Energy, the private sector and a new national nonprofit have stepped up their respective efforts recently to bring hydrogen forward as a mainstream fuel for trucking, among other industrial uses.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
September 26, 2022
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

Seven States Form Midwest Hydrogen Coalition

hydrogen fueling Getty Images

To better position the use of advanced energy in the nation’s heartland, governors of seven states have formed the Midwest Hydrogen Coalition to spur creation of a robust hydrogen market, supply chain and workforce.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
September 26, 2022
Business, Technology, Logistics

Amazon to Hold Holiday Shopping Event in October

Amazon Boxes at an Amazon fulfillment center. (Bartek Sadowski/Bloomberg News)

Amazon said Sept. 26 that in October it will hold a second Prime Day-like shopping event, making it the latest major retailer to offer holiday deals earlier this year to entice cautious consumers struggling with tighter budgets.

Haleluya Hadero | Associated Press
September 26, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, Logistics

Pump Prices Soar as Supply Cracks Outweigh Weak Demand

gas A driver holds a fuel nozzle at a gas station in Sacramento earlier this year. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News)

The U.S. is running low on gasoline on the West Coast and in the Midwest, where prices are surging on the street, defying falling futures markets.

Chunzi Xu | Bloomberg News
September 23, 2022
Business, Technology, Logistics

Isaac Adds McLeod Integration

Titan truck Isaac Instruments

Fleet telematics provider Isaac Instruments announced it has completed a technology integration with McLeod Software to help joint customers streamline their operations.

September 23, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Class 8s With Fuel Cells Prove Mettle in Los Angeles-Area Test

Kenworth fuel cell-electric trucks Toyota-Kenworth fuel cell-electric trucks participated in the shore-to-store initiative, part of the ongoing Zero- and Near-Zero Emissions Freight Facilities project in the Los Angeles region. (Toyota Motor North America)

Toyota Motor North America and Kenworth Truck Co., a unit of Paccar Inc., announced Class 8 fuel cell-electric vehicles are a potential zero-emission replacement for diesel-powered trucks.

September 23, 2022
Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Autonomous, TCA to Test Autonomous Vehicles in Arizona car Sun Corridor Inc.

TUCSON, Ariz. —, a developer of self-driving cars based in China and Silicon Valley, will begin testing its autonomous vehicles in Tucson, with trained safety drivers behind the wheel, in a partnership with Pima Community College.

David Wichner | The Arizona Daily Star
September 23, 2022