Electric Power

Heavy-Duty Tractor Fuel Savings From Volvo

Volvo Trucks announced August 14 that its 2016 model-year “VN” heavy-duty highway tractors will feature aerodynamic improvements delivering up-to 3.5% better fuel efficiency, while a new “XE-Adaptive” gearing and torque management option could add another 2.5% savings.

Industry & Facility
Margins & Economics

Texas CNG, LNG Tax Revenues Top $2 Million

Sales of natural gas motor fuel are surging in Texas. As of July 31, the state’s Comptroller said fiscal-2014 tax revenue from sales of compressed natural gas and liquefied natural gas motor fuel surpassed $2 million.

Transportation & Logistics

California: High on Hydrogen, Part I

While low-carbon transportation fuels like biofuels, natural gas, plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) and others are touted as viable alternatives for meeting California’s strict greenhouse-gas (GHG) reduction goals, hydrogen now appears to be front and center in the discussion.

Margins & Economics