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Shell, Automakers Invest $10.7B in Hydrogen

Royal Dutch Shell, Toyota Motor Corp. and four other automakers will invest 10 billion euros ($10.7 billion) to accelerate hydrogen fuel in the coming years to combat climate change, the companies announced Jan. 18.

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XL Hybrids Offers System Through Mass. Public Fleet Contract

XL Hybrids, Inc., has been selected by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Operational Services Division, to be a vendor on the newly released Advanced Vehicle Technology statewide contract VEH102.

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Cheaper Renewable Diesel May be Possible With Modified Yeast

Engineers at MIT may have made a breakthrough in the production of renewable diesel fuels using a hyper-efficient version of a common food product, yeast.

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GM Growing Lineup of B20 Biodiesel Vehicles

General Motors' lineup of 19 diesel-powered vehicles will reach 20 with the launch of its new Class 4 to 5 straight truck it's co-developing with Navistar – all of them approved for use with B20, a blend of 20% biodiesel and 80% ultra-low sulfur diesel.

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EPA Maintains Fuel Economy Standards Through 2025

The EPA expects that automakers will raise fuel economy 10 mpg higher than the current fleet average by model year 2025.

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Mass. to Study Higher EV Purchases

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts plans to study the feasibility of incorporating more electric vehicles into its fleet, in addition to measures to increase zero-emission vehicle use within the commonwealth.

DME-fueled Pinnacle tractor waited at Mack's Allentown customer center last fall for test to begin. Photos: Tom Berg

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New York City's Sanitation Department Begins DME Test

DSNY will run the Mack tractor at the Fresh Kills Landfill on Staten Island, New York, and evaluate performance and overall drivability of the engine burning Oberon dimethyl ether fuel.

Photo of Ram 1500 EcoDiesel courtesy of FCA.

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EPA Accuses FCA of Excess Diesel Emissions

The U.S. EPA has accused Fiat Chrysler of failing to disclose engine management software that increased air pollution in 104,000 diesel-powered Ram 1500 trucks and Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs in the 2014 to 2016 model years.

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Ford to Release Two Pursuit-Rated Hybrid Vehicles

Ahead of the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Ford announced it will offer two new pursuit-rated hybrid-electric police vehicles by 2020.

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CARB Certifies Landi Renzo's CNG E-450

The California Air Resource Board (CARB) has certified Landi Renzo to produce a dedicated compressed natural gas (CNG) version of the 2017 model year Ford E-450 cutaway van, which now makes it legal to convert the vehicle to CNG in the U.S.

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