Global Automotive Industry Gets US$44 Billion Boost from Governments for Alternative Fuel Technologies.
Auto industry gets US$44 billion boost
DOT to support electric vehicles with national alternate fuel network
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), hoping to spur the electrification of U.S. transportation and reduce greenhouse gas emissions on the highways, says it has designated 55 routes that will act as a national “alternative fuel” network, enabling drivers to fuel vehicles without traditional gas and diesel-powered engines. The network will alert drivers to refueling opportunities for alternative fuel vehicles, including electric, hydrogen, propane, and natural gas. Those corridors designated...
U.S. Federal Highway Administration Unveils National Alternative Fuel and Electric Charging Network
November 7, 2016 --The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) announced 55 routes that will serve as the basis for a national network of "alternative fuel" corridors spanning 35 states. Though the network is nearly 85,000 miles long, more miles will be added in the future to accommodate electric, hydrogen, propane and natural gas vehicles as additional fueling and charging stations are built. "Alternative fuels and electric vehicles will play an integral part in the future of...
DOE Hosts Alternative Aviation Fuels Workshop, New LUC Emissions Research Discussed
On September 14-15, 2016, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) hosted a two-day workshop with lead experts on aviation biofuels exploring opportunities to increase competitiveness of alternative jet fuels. The Alternative Aviation Fuel Workshop was organized in four parallel breakout sessions covering the economic and technical competitiveness, fuel conversion and scale-up, environmental sustainability and life-cycle benefits, and feedstock and product supply chains of lignocellulosic biomass based aviation...
The 1st International Conference on Alternative Fuels: Future and Challenges
ICAF 2016 Date: 2 Dec 2016 - 4 Dec 2016 Location: Kayseri, Turkey The purpose of the International Conference on Alternative Fuels (ICAF-2016) is to bring together researchers, industry and engineers to share and discuss advances and developments in Alternative Fuels and their recent applications.This Conference is the first conference to be held in Kayseri. The conference will be organized by Bio GreenPower Ltd (UK), Erciyes University and Erciyes Teknopark. WBA member Assistant Professor Dr. Abdulaziz...
Alternative fuel sources to transform smart cities, fleets and mass transit
Black & Veatch, a market leader in the design, construction and integration of green transportation infrastructure, is looking beyond personal vehicles as it develops the role of sustainable transportation in smart cities. Next week, the company will sponsor VERGE and their Sustainable Transportation Summit. The summit brings together policy makers and private sector leaders for a critical focus on the sustainable movement of people and goods. The conference, set for Sept. 19-22 in Santa Clara, California,...