Anheuser-Busch transitioning 30% of dedicated fleet to renewable natural gas

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In 2014 and 2015, Anheuser-Busch converted 160 diesel-fueled trucks in Houston and St. Louis to fleets powered by Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) engines. The two fleets are expected to travel more than 8.5 Biomethane / RNG Fleets Heavy-duty Natural Gas

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Anheuser-Busch completes first zero-emission beer delivery; BYD and Nikola

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Anheuser-Busch, in partnership with Nikola Motor Company and BYD Motors LLC, completed its first Zero-Emission Beer Delivery in its hometown of St. Louis. Lohr Distributors then delivered the beer to the Enterprise Center, home of the St. Louis Blues, on a BYD electric truck. The partnership will help the brewer transition their entire long-haul dedicated fleet to zero-emission vehicles.

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AT&T deploys 8,000th CNG vehicle; one of the largest corporate CNG fleets in US

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AT&T recently deployed its 8,000 th compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicle, achieving a major milestone in the company’s overall 10-year, $565-million commitment to add approximately 15,000 alternative fuel vehicles (AFVs) to its fleet by end of year 2018. The 8,000 th CNG vehicle—a 2014 Chevy Express van manufactured in Wentzville, Missouri—was delivered to a work center in St. Louis metropolitan area.

UPS enters into RNG supply agreements with Kinetrex and TruStar; up to 80M gallon equivalents

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The RNG will be used to fuel UPS’s LNG-powered trucks in Chicago, Columbus, Indianapolis, St. Louis and Toledo. This three-year commitment represents a $450-million investment in expanding the company’s alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicle fleet as well as supporting infrastructure. CNG vehicles can interchangeably use RNG and conventional natural gas; building CNG fleet capacity is vital to increasing the company’s use of RNG.

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Enterprise Rent-A-Car Adds 5,000 Hybrids to Nationwide Fleet

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Enterprise Rent-A-Car is adding approximately 5,000 additional gas/electric hybrids to its nationwide fleet and designating nearly 80 rental locations across the country as “hybrid branches.” The addition of nearly 5,000 hybrid vehicles more than doubles the amount of hybrids the company owns; already the world’s largest fleet of fuel-efficient vehicles. Louis; Seattle; and Washington, DC.

USDOT awarding $55M to support purchase of Low-No buses; electric buses and infrastructure

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Transitioning the fleet to all electric will eliminate emissions from diesel buses and emissions from shipping diesel fuel by barge 900 miles from Seattle. The City of Fairfield will receive funding to purchase all-electric, zero-emission Proterra 35' Catalyst E2 buses and supporting charging infrastructure as part of their Alternative Fuels and Fleet Replacement policy, which focuses on transitioning to an all-electric fleet.

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FTA awarding $55M to 10 projects deploying battery-electric and fuel-cell buses

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Grants from the LoNo program help transit agencies integrate more of these advanced buses into their fleets. This project will increase Sunline’s current fleet of hydrogen electric hybrid fuel cell buses and allow the agency to offer expanded transit service in the Coachella Valley area of Southern California. The charging station has emergency power generation capability, providing power to the electric bus fleet during power outages. Louis County in northeast Minnesota.

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Allison Transmission introduces more fuel-efficient xFE transmission models for buses; up to 7% improvement

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They have been designed to enable 1 st range lock up, deliver significantly more lock up operation and operate at lower engine speeds in higher ranges to further improve fuel economy. While individual fleet results will depend heavily on the duty cycle, testing at customer fleets on four continents and in cities ranging from St. Allison Transmission Holdings Inc.

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DOE announces $139M in funding for 55 projects to advance innovative vehicle technologies

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Artificial Intelligence-Engine for Optimizing Integrated Service in Mixed Fleet Transit Operations. AOI 13: Alternative Fuel Proof-of-Concept in New Communities and Fleets. Louis Vehicle Electrification Rides for Seniors (SiLVERS). Advancing Climate and Innovation Goals of Memphis and Shelby County: Electrification of key fleet vehicles to capture cost savings and climate benefits. Medium-duty eTruck: Pilot Electrified Fleets in Urban and Regional Applications.

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ALTe To Unveil Prototype Range Extended Electric Powertrain for Retrofits at Work Truck Show

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Held in conjunction with the 46 th Annual NTEA convention in St. Louis, MO, the event will run from 9-12 March 2010. ALTe’s initial focus is on vehicles of light-to-medium duty fleets, which will obtain the greatest benefit of converting older, out-of-warranty vehicles from gasoline-powered engines to the REEP platform.

FTA awarding $130M in Low-No grants for zero-emission and low-emission transit buses and facilities

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Gainesville RTS will receive funds to purchase a new electric bus to replace an existing diesel bus that has reached the end of its useful life, and to modify its existing charging station equipment to support its electric bus fleet. The Honolulu Department of Transportation Services will receive funds to purchase electric buses to support fleet expansion, on-route chargers and associated charging infrastructure. The Bi-State Development Agency (Metro Transit) serving the St.

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CleanFUEL USA Secures $12.9 Million from US DOE for 100+ Propane Refueling Stations

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The program will roll out in two phases and focus on cities that have a presence of existing and potential autogas fleets, autogas fuel availability as well as available staff and resources from the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC). The second phase will target 14 cities (Kansas City, Los Angeles, San Antonio/Austin, Oklahoma City, St. The US Department of Energy (DOE) awarded $12.9

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CleanFUEL USA and Ferrellgas Working Together on Propane Refueling Network in US

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The companies expect to break ground on the first Dallas-Fort Worth station in the third quarter of 2010, which will be followed with projects in Austin, Baton Rouge, Chicago, Indianapolis, Lake Charles, New Orleans, Orlando, Phoenix, San Antonio and St. Louis. The DFW metroplex is the fourth largest metro area in the country with many school districts, municipal entities and private businesses operating fleet vehicles with propane.

Top 15 Nissan LEAF markets in US in 2013

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Louis, where the reasons for growth in this “New Wave” market include enthusiastic dealer engagement that results in increased community education and awareness, corporate and university outreach and midwestern pragmatism that appreciates the value equation of an EV. The New York market also benefits from sales of small EV fleets, including the NY Department of Sanitation. Top 15 LEAF market year-to-date in 2013. Source: Nissan Click to enlarge.

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EPA awards $8M in FY2014 clean diesel grants in 21 states, Puerto Rico

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $8 million to communities in 21 states and Puerto Rico to reduce emissions from the nation’s existing fleet of diesel engines through the agency’s Diesel Emission Reduction Act ( DERA ) program. The selected projects are cost-effective and will impact fleets operating in areas that will benefit from additional steps to protect air quality and public health. Louis Clean Cities is replacing six school busses.

US DOE Awards $300 Million in Clean Cities Grants to Support Alternative Fuels, Vehicles, and Infrastructure Development

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The project will deploy 502 alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles through 119 public and private fleets throughout the state. Clean Energy Coalition’s CEC Michigan Green Fleets Initiative. Fleets include transportation authorities, cities, school districts, the University of Michigan, FedEx, and Meijer. The fleets include two utility fleets, five cities and towns, three counties, ten private companies, two state fleets, ten school districts, and two universities.

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President Obama Announces 48 Projects to Receive $2.4B in Grants for Next-Generation of Batteries and Electric Vehicles; To be Combined with $2.4B in Industry Cost-Share

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Manufacturing: Warren, MI and St. Louis, MO; Deployment: 11 partner fleets. Diamond Bar, CA Manufacturing: Galesburg, MI and Elizabethtown, KY; Deployment: 50 different utilities and fleets. Demonstrate a fleet of 378 trucks and shuttle buses. Manufacturing: Michigan; Deployment: several utility partners’ fleets. Manufacturing: Michigan and Kansas City, MO; Deployment: several utility partners’ fleets. Rolla, MO Warrensburg, MO Linn, MO St.

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Rent A Hybrid. Links To Green Rentals.

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As of February, 2009 you can enjoy an Enterprise hybrid rental in the following cities and states: Atlanta, GA | Austin, TX | Boston, MA |Charlotte, NC | Chicago, IL | Dallas, TX | Denver, CO | Detroit, MI | Houston, TX | Los Angeles, CA | Minneapolis, MN | New York, NY | Oregon | Orlando, FL | Philadelphia, PA | Raleigh, NC | California options include Sacramento, San Diego, San Francisco, Santa Cruz, Orange County, & Fresno, CA | Seattle, WA | St.

DOE reports progress on development of hydrogen storage technologies

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To achieve the ultimate wide-spread commercialization of hydrogen FCEVs across the full range of light-duty vehicle platforms, the sub-program has established the following onboard hydrogen storage targets to meet the needs for full-fleet adoption: 2.5 The program made three new awards in FY 2014: HRL Laboratories, with partners SNL and University of Missouri-St.

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Fuel cell market receives funding boost

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Will deploy 35 fuel cell systems as battery replacements for a complete fleet of electric lift trucks. Anheuser-Busch in St Louis, MO. Will deploy 23 fuel cell systems as battery replacements for a fleet of electric lift trucks. Will deploy 156 fuel cell systems as battery replacements for fleets of electric lift trucks. Will deploy 90 fuel cell systems as battery replacements for a fleet of pallet trucks.

DOE to Award $41.9M in Recovery Funds to Spur Growth of Fuel Cell Markets

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This project will deploy 35 fuel cell systems as battery replacements for a complete fleet of electric lift trucks at FedEx’s existing service center in Springfield, Missouri. Success at this service center will lead to further fleet conversions at some or all of FedEx’s other 470 service centers. Anheuser-Busch (St. Louis, MO). Success in this project will lead to further fleet conversions at some or all of Anheuser-Busch’s other 11 US facilities.

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