Entries Tagged as Emissions

Question of the Month: What are the Current and Future Medium and Heavy-Duty Vehicle Fuel Efficiency and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards

September 29, 2016

Question: What are the current and future medium and heavy-duty vehicle standards? We have the answer!

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from medium- and heavy-duty vehicles (collectively, HDVs) are expected to surpass light-duty vehicle (LDV) emissions by 2030. The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 directed the U.S. Department of Transportation to establish fuel efficiency standards for HDVs.

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Tags: Emissions · Question of the Month · VEHICLES




EPA and DOT Finalize Greenhouse Gas and Fuel Efficiency Standards for Heavy-Duty Trucks

August 17, 2016

PRESS RELEASE

Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Contact:
EPA: Christie St. Clair, stclair.christie@epa.gov, 202-564-2880
NHTSA: Bryan Thomas, bryan.thomas2@dot.gov, 202-366-5789

 

Standards address second largest segment of U.S. transportation
in terms of emissions and energy use

WASHINGTON – Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) jointly finalized standards for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles that will improve fuel efficiency and cut carbon pollution, while bolstering energy security and spurring manufacturing innovation. The final phase two standards were called for by President Obama's Climate Action Plan, and respond to the President's directive in early 2014 to develop new standards that run into the next decade.

 

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Tags: VEHICLES · Emissions · Legislation




Question of the Month....Answered!

May 25, 2016

Question of the Month: What is the AFLEET Tool, how can I use it to make decisions about alternative fuels, and what are the recent improvements?

Answer: Argonne National Laboratory’s Alternative Fuel Life-Cycle Environment and Economic Transportation (AFLEET) Tool allows you to examine both the environmental and economic costs and benefits of alternative fuel and advanced vehicles . 

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Tags: Biodiesel · CNG · E85 Ethanol · Electric · Emissions · Hybrid · Hydrogen · LNG · LPG · Other Fuels · Propane · Question of the Month · VEHICLES




ACFC Welcomes new member - Spire Natural Gas Fueling Solutions!

June 30, 2015

There’s a new name in the Natural Gas Vehicle (NGV) industry, Spire Natural Gas Fueling Solutions – the simply smarter choice for improving your fleet’s bottom line….brought to you by The Laclede Group, Inc.

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Tags: CNG · Emissions · New Members




ACFC Collaborates with The University of Alabama on EcoCAR 3

April 10, 2015

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Tags: Emissions · Events · Hybrid · Other Fuels