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The Hubcap: February 2018

Green Fleet Leader Award Applications Due March 2, 2018!

This award will be presented to the stakeholder organization(s) that best demonstrate leadership and excellence in clean transportation and alternative fuel activities in South Carolina. Awardees acknowledge the environmental, economic, and national security benefits of reducing consumption of fossil fuels and have...

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Request for Annual Reporting Numbers

As 2018 begins, Palmetto Clean Fuels is preparing to compile the 2017 Alternative Fuel and Petroleum Reduction Report for the US Department of Energy.

 Palmetto Clean Fuels collects data on the following:

  • alternative fuel usage,
  • reduction in vehicle miles traveled,
  • idle reduction,...

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PCF Alternative Fuel Webinar Series- Register Today!

Palmetto Clean Fuels (PCF) would like to invite you to its first ever webinar series. PCF will host a series of four, one-hour webinars during 2018. The first webinar in the series will introduce you to Clean Cities and Palmetto Clean Fuels. This webinar will take place on March 5, 2018 at 1:30 PM EST. During this...

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Proterra Battery-Electric Bus Shuttles Super Bowl Fans

Proterra, the leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, announced that Minnesota Valley Transit Authority (MVTA) would deploy a 40-foot Proterra Catalyst® E2 electric bus for Super Bowl LII.

"As thousands of people flock to the Twin Cities for the Big Game, it's paramount that we deliver on our...

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Electrify America Calls for Comments, Proposals and Recommendations to Inform Its Next Set of Investments in Zero Emission Vehicle Infrastructure and Education

Electrify America, which is building a robust national charging network and increasing electric vehicle awareness across the United States, today issued a call for comments, proposals and recommendations that provide guidance and data to help guide the company’s next set of Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) investments in...

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New Heavy-Duty Vehicle Emissions Calculator Launched

Argonne National Laboratory launched the Heavy-Duty Vehicle Emissions Calculator (HDVEC) at a presentation at FedFleet 2018 in Washington, DC, the nation’s largest gathering of public fleet managers sponsored by the U.S. General Services Administration.
This online...

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Platooning Trucks to Cut Cost and Improve Efficiency

At first glance, platooning doesn’t look like much – just a few tractor-trailers driving down the highway a bit closer together than we’re used to. But what is actually happening is much more complex and presents the opportunity for significant safety, energy efficiency, and cost benefits. Early studies have shown that...

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Vehicle-Miles in 2016 were Seven Times Greater Than in 1950

The U.S. population more than doubled from 1950 to 2016; during that time, the number of vehicles in operation increased by six times and total vehicle-miles traveled grew by seven times.  The number of vehicles and vehicle travel began a short decline in 2008 and 2009, respectively, but have grown to new highs in...

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100 Best Fleets: Join The Best in The Nation!

The national call for submissions is now active for the 100 Best Fleets! Fill out an application for the opportunity to have your fleet ranked against some of the best in the nation. There is no cost to participate.

The results will be published in...

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First Responder Clean Transportation Demonstration Day

NC Center for Automotive Research (NCCAR)
310 Technology Drive
Garysburg, NC 27831
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

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