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The Hubcap: December 2017

Volkswagen Settlement – What’s Next?

It has been over a year since the court initially approved a partial settlement and consent decree resolving allegations that Volkswagen (VW) violated the Clean Air Act. The settlement and consent decree stemmed from the sale of approximately 500,000 model year 2009 to 2015 cars containing 2.0 liter diesel engines (...

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Request for Annual Reporting Numbers

As 2017 comes to an end, 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,
    ...

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SADI Success in SC

The Southeast Alternative Fuel Demonstration Initiative (SADI) grant was a US Department of Energy project focused on increasing the adoption of alternative fuels in the Southeast region of the United States by engaging project partners in demonstrations for public and private fleets.
 
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Green Fleet Leader Award Application to Open January 1st

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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Tesla Joins a Growing Trend: Electric Buses and Trucks

The Tesla Semi, an electric heavy-duty truck, was unveiled last week. Tesla plans to begin production in 2019, and two customers already are interested in buying them, J.B. Hunt Transport Services and Meijer Inc., the Michigan-...

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Fun trips rev up downtowns

When it comes to downtown transportation, sometimes the journey is the fun part. As several South Carolina cities have shown, fun ways of getting around can also boost downtown business.

Rickshaws pulled by bikes, horse-drawn carriages, electric scooters and pedal-powered trolleys all offer visitors a chance to...

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Telematics Systems Can Help Fleets Promote Safety, Save Money

Read the NREL report, ...

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