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Nearly Half of All New Cars Sold In 2017 Achieved Fuel Economy Above 30 Miles per Gallon

U.S. Department of Energy Vehicle Technologies Office (VTO) Fact of the Week #1015 In 2017, about 46% of all new cars achieved 30 miles per gallon (mpg) or higher while the number of cars exceeding 50 mpg rose to about 5%. For light trucks, almost two-thirds achieved fuel economy above 20 mpg and less than one percent

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 65% of current long-haul truck miles

4/30 – Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo 2018 – Long Beach, CA

April 30, 2018 @ 9:00 a.m. – May 3, 2018 @ 3:30 p.m. The Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo is the nation’s largest advanced transportation technology and clean fleet event. Connected vehicle technologies, fuel efficiency improvement strategies and equipment, and drivetrain electrification will be key focal points for the 2018 show. For more information, visit the conference website.

3/21 -CNG Fuel System – Free Technician Training – Dallas, TX

CNG Fuel System: Free Technician Training – March 21 WHEN: March 21, 2018, from 8:30 am – 4:00 pm CST WHAT: The training will cover these topics: CNG Safety Precautions, Fleet Management, Fuel System Components, Controlling Pressure, Fuel System Maintenance Schedule, Troubleshooting, Inspecting and Replacing Components, and Solving Electrical Problems. WHERE: Momentum Fuel Technologies, 1051 Republic Dr. Suite 200, Roanoke, TX 76272 COST: FREE- just make sure you RSVP

The signing of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 retroactively extends many alternative fuel tax credits

The following list is provided to Clean Cities Coordinators as part of its Technical Response Service, a benefit to U.S. Department of Energy designated Clean Cities coalitions. There are several Bipartisan Budget Act provisions with implications for alternative fuels:  The changes outlined above are effective immediately. See the Alternative Fuels Data Center Federal Laws and Incentives page for

Lone Star Clean Fuels Alliance presents at TCAWG VW Settlement Workshop

The Texas Clean Air Working Group’s (TCAWG) VW Mitigation Settlement Trust workshop was held in Austin on January 17th as a forum to highlight the merits of available technologies meeting the Trust requirements for NOx reductions.  Presenters included:  TCEQ, Environmental Defense Fund, NGVAmerica and Alamo Area Clean Cities.  As part of the workshop, Lone Star