A company co-founded by Texas billionaire and energy magnate T. Boone Pickens will negotiate with the Jacksonville Transportation Authority over plans to construct and operate a compressed natural gas fueling station.
The National Science Foundation has awarded a $745,602 grant to Kentucky's Owensboro Community & Technical College to help it prepare the next generation of automotive technicians to work on vehicles that run on alternative fuels.
The DUDAD is a device that audibly rather than visually notifies truck drivers that they are finished being loaded or unloaded. This device is designed to enable drivers to sleep longer, saving them valuable time.
Pennsylvania's Commonwealth Financing Authority approved almost $10 million in grants for companies building or upgrading 22 fueling stations with compressed natural gas, or CNG, many along interstate corridors.
Those who spend a lot of time on the highway may have noticed a new feature on tractor-trailers. Increasingly trucks are being fitted with aerodynamic features called skirts and fins that reduce drag and increase fuel economy.