New Emissions Calculator Released!

February 09, 2018

Argonne National Laboratory Released the Heavy-Duty Vehicle Emissions Calculator  

The Argonne National Laboratory has released the Heavy-Duty Vehicle Emissions Calculator (HDVEC). HDVEC is an easy-to-use web-based application developed to help estimate the vehicle operation nitrogen oxides (NOx), vehicle operation fine particulates (PM2.5), and well-to-wheel greenhouse gases (GHGs) of medium- and heavy-duty vehicles for Clean Diesel Settlement and other funding projects. In addition, it can estimate the cost-effectiveness of the use of funding dollars to reduce these emissions.

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Tags: Biodiesel · CNG · Emissions · HEAVY DUTY VEHICLES · LNG · LPG · Propane




2018 Fuel Economy Guide Now Available

December 20, 2017

Just in time for the New Year, the 2018 Fuel Economy Guide is now available at FuelEconomy.gov. The guide is published annually by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with data on current model year (MY) vehicles. This recent EERE blog highlights this year's guide.

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Tags: Biodiesel · CNG · E85 Ethanol · Electric · Emissions · Ethanol · Hybrid · Hydrogen · MPG · Propane · VEHICLES




Check out the New Chevy Bolt!

December 11, 2017

             238 Mile Range - zero to 60 in 6.5 seconds

                      

          Check it out at Edwards Chevrolet Downtown!

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Tags: Electric · Emissions · EV CHARGING · VEHICLES




First-of-its-Kind Guidance for CNG Vehicle Maintenance Facilities

December 04, 2017

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Clean Cities program has published a new first-of-its-kind guidance document, the Compressed Natural Gas Vehicle Maintenance Facility Modifications Handbook, which covers all aspects of indoor CNG vehicle maintenance facility …

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Tags: CNG · Events · HEAVY DUTY VEHICLES




Electric vehicle expo draws a crowd to UAB

September 18, 2017

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.  —  Birmingham joined cities across the country on Friday as host of a National Drive Electric Week expo at UAB, sponsored by the Alabama Clean Fuels Coalition, Alabama Power, Southern Research and Birmingham’s Zero Emissions Owners Group.

UAB played host to scores of owners of electric vehicles and representatives of alternative fuels industry who shared information about how driving electric saves money on fuel and maintenance and helps decrease our nation’s dependence on foreign oil.

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Tags: Electric · EV CHARGING · Events · Hybrid · VEHICLES