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Sierra Club Video Slams Ford

February 3rd, 2018 | by Jo Borrás

Despite what seems to be an about-face at CES 2018, Ford still hasn’t brought a new, electrified vehicle to market since 2013. Worse, the company seems content to let China lead the way in electrification, and only seems interested in EVs insofar as they keep the Blue Oval relevant over there, as opposed to over here


ACEA Calling For Action Against Aftermarket Emissions Controls Manipulation (AdBlue Killers, Etc.)

February 27th, 2017 | by James Ayre

Following the release of findings estimating that around 20% of all lorries operating in Eastern Europe are outfitted with "AdBlue Killers" — aftermarket devices allowing for operators to by-pass or disable AdBlue NOx reduction systems — the Brussels-based trade association known as the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) is calling for strong action to deal with the problem


Daimler To Do Pilot Run Of Mercedes-Benz Urban e-Trucks

February 21st, 2017 | by James Ayre

Daimler will be manufacturing a small run of Mercedes-Benz Urban e-Trucks following the positive reception of the concept at the 2016 IAA Commercial Vehicles trade show, and in anticipation of a further large-scale rollout of the technology, according to a new press release from the German giant


ACT Expo / NGV Conference Summarized | Driving With Gas

May 13th, 2014 | by Susanna Schick

At this conference I learned more about natural gas than I ever thought I’d want to know. The morning of day 2 began with a presentation by ExxonMobil on the rosy future of the fossil fuel industry. It was like watching a stork with his head in the sand trying to tell you that the sand is where it’s at. Only that stork is representing a multi-billion dollar publicly-held company. Which happens to have given a presentation that makes it seem as if they think that fossil fuels are still all that matters. And will be for the foreseeable future. He presented slides from this forecast


10 Top EV Stories From 2012

December 27th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan

  2012 has been a pretty notable year for electric vehicles. For one, more EVs have been sold this year [&hellip


Ford Hybrid Pickup Gets Put to the Test by PG&E

August 14th, 2011 | by Jo Borrás

Drivetrain specialists ALTe are field-testing an extended-range electric Ford pickup in concert with utility company PG&E. The new drivetrain means the full-size truck will more than double its mileage - but will commercial truck buyers accept it? Check it out



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