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EPA updates rules to ease commercialization of alternative fuel conversion systems

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has updated rules making it easier for manufacturers to sell fuel conversion systems—i.e., systems that alter a conventionally-fueled vehicle or engine to enable it to run on an alternative fuel. MY 2010, 2011, 2012 and < useful life mileage. Certification application.

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EPA Proposes to Streamline Approval Process for Fuel Conversion Systems

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Conversion systems allow vehicles to run on alternative fuels; most conversions involve switching gasoline or diesel vehicles to operate instead on a gaseous fuel such as natural gas or propane; an alcohol fuel; or electricity. MY 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 and < useful life mileage.

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California state senate approves bills extending sole-occupant HOV perk for plug-ins and alt fuel vehicles to 2019

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Existing law exempts certain clean, alternative-fuel vehicles from these occupancy requirements, so that a vehicle with a sole occupant may use an HOV lane—if the vehicle displays a Clean Air Vehicle sticker. The state has implemented three clean air vehicle HOV sticker programs in recent years: White HOV stickers.

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California-to-Canada Hydrogen Road Rally Starts 26 May

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California is a proponent of diversifying the fuels used to power transportation. As part of ARB’s 2006-2007 budget, the California legislature allotted $25 million for the purposes of encouraging the use of biofuels and high efficiency, low-emitting vehicle technologies.