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27 May 2020

Engineers Develop Near-Zero Emissions Engine Technology

Engineers have developed the next generation of clean diesel engine technology to reduce hazardous nitrogen oxides and carbon dioxide emissions while minimizing fuel consumption. Working with regulatory agencies, vehicle manufacturers and suppliers, engineers combined engine modifications with integrated aftertreatment technology and control strategies to reach near-zero emissions levels.
2 Sep 2019

California approves program to electrify 3,000 trucks and buses

To support regional and statewide goals to reduce air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions from tailpipes, San Diego Gas & Electric will launch a major effort to help electrify large vehicles and industrial equipment, revving up zero-emission transportation beyond passenger vehicles.
19 Jun 2019

Drayage Trucks: Three Zero Emission Options Compete - Supercapacitor,

Trucks greatly outnumber buses in the world but because buses cause so many foul air deaths in cities they are the first to be electrified, over 400,000 now being pure electric. Read on to find out more.
30 Apr 2019

New Flyer achieves 350 miles of zero-emission range

New Flyer of America Inc achieved 350-miles of zero-emission range with a New Flyer forty-foot, heavy-duty fuel cell-electric Xcelsior CHARGE H2™ bus. These results exceeded the 300-mile range performance target by 17 percent without refueling.
24 Apr 2019

Zero-emission trucking takes another leap forward

Toyota, Kenworth, the Port of Los Angeles and the California Air Resources Board took the next great leap towards the future of zero-emission trucking, unveiling the first of Toyota and Kenworth's jointly developed fuel cell electric heavy-duty trucks.
16 Jan 2019

Toyota and Kenworth collaborate to develop zero emission trucks

Kenworth Truck Company and Toyota Motor North America are collaborating to develop 10 zero-emission Kenworth T680s powered by Toyota hydrogen fuel cell electric powertrains.
11 Jan 2019

FCA US reaches settlements on emissions requirements

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announced that its wholly owned subsidiary FCA US LLC has reached final settlements on civil, environmental and consumer claims with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Department of Justice, the California Air Resources Board, the State of California, 49 other States and U.S. Customs and Border Protection, agreeing to pay approximately $400 million in civil penalties to resolve differences over diesel emissions requirements.
1 Jan 2019

California transitioning to all-electric public bus fleet by 2040

The California Air Resources Board approved a first-of-its-kind regulation in the United States that sets a statewide goal for public transit agencies to gradually transition to 100 percent zero-emission bus fleets by 2040.
18 Jul 2018

$400 million from the VW Mitigation Trust for new all-electric buses

GreenPower Motor Company Inc announces that 10 States have recently released their proposed mitigation plans with $400 million available to purchase new all-electric school, transit and shuttle buses from the VW Mitigation Trust.
16 Jul 2018

First hydrogen fuel cell vessel in the United States

Golden Gate Zero Emission Marine has been awarded a USD 3 to build the first hydrogen fuel cell vessel in the United States. The zero-emission vessel will be the first of its kind in the US, and will highlight the advantages of hydrogen fuel cells for the commercial maritime sector.
12 Apr 2018

Blue Bird electric school buses take to the road and taking orders

Following the overwhelmingly positive customer reaction to the unveiling of both Blue Bird's Type C and Type D electric-powered buses last year, Blue Bird has been busy bringing the buses to the market in record time.
25 Apr 2017

Potential usage of fuel cell technology in heavy-duty applications

Project Portal - a hydrogen fuel cell system designed for heavy duty truck use at the Port of Los Angeles.
1 Feb 2017

Fuel cell on-road vehicles will never be mainstream

A prediction by analysts IDTechEx is turning out to be true.The window of opportunity is closing for fuel cell on-road vehicles to become mainstream.
22 Jun 2015

Jet engine range extenders for electric vehicles

In May 2015, Californian Company, Wrightspeed announced the Fulcrum, a gas turbine on-board range extender for charging the batteries of electric vehicles.
4 Jun 2015

Making the cleanest cars affordable

The California Air Resource Board is initiating a pilot project in the Greater Los Angeles area and San Joaquin Valley to help low-income individuals and families get rid of old polluting vehicles and purchase much cleaner and more fuel-efficient cars.
21 Jan 2015

Temporary tattoo offers needle-free way to monitor glucose levels

Nanoengineers have tested a temporary tattoo that both extracts and measures the level of glucose in the fluid in between skin cells. This first-ever example of the flexible, easy-to-wear device could be a promising step forward in noninvasive glucose testing for patients with diabetes.
9 Jul 2014

ARB approves funding plan for low-carbon, zero-emission vehicles

The California Air Resources Board have taken two separate actions that combined will continue to support the development and deployment of advanced vehicle technologies, provide incentives for clean-cars and improve existing vehicle retirement and replacement programs.
29 Nov 2013

Honda FCEV concept makes world debut

The sleekly styled Honda FCEV Concept, made its world debut at the Los Angeles International Auto Show.
6 Nov 2013

Partnership on new all-electric school bus

New all-electric Type A school buses will hit the road in 2014, due to a collaboration between Trans Tech Bus, and Motiv Power Systems.
21 Aug 2013

Powered marine hybrid system

Caterpillar Marine Power Systems with Aspin Kemp & Associates (AKA) has developed a Powered Marine Hybrid System that provides fuel savings of up to 25% and even emissions reductions.