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  • Daimer Introduces Pressure Washer For Forklift Truck Cleaning

    Daimer®, the well-known U.S. brand of pressure washer machines, easily portable auto detailing systems, and more, is now offering the Super Max™ 7000, a powerful electric pressure washer for cleaning forklift trucks. This machine is equipped to deal with the challenges of cleaning forklift trucks. The heavy-duty 1.5 HP NEMA motor adds to the power of the pressure cleaner system, making ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Clean air advocates sue feds to save clean trucks

    The Federal Maritime Commission violated environmental laws when it attempted last month to block clean truck programs at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, according to a lawsuit filed today in California federal court by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), Sierra Club and the Coalition for Clean Air. The programs, which went into effect October 1, will protect millions of ...

  • Clean Energy Adds Major Trucking Fleets to Natural Gas Fueling

    Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (Nasdaq:CLNE) today announced that it has begun providing natural gas fuel to additional trucking fleets which transport products for some of the country’s largest and most well-known brands, accelerating the trucking industry’s conversion to natural gas fuel. Five firms — Saddle Creek Logistics Services, Lakeland, FL; Premier ...


    By Clean Energy

  • Ports` air quality gains from clean trucks plan in jeopardy

    On the first anniversary of the vote to adopt the landmark clean trucks program at the Port of Los Angeles, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals instructed the district court today to reconsider temporarily halting parts of the program until a trial is complete.  After losing their injunction request in district court to block the clean trucks program, the American Trucking Association (ATA) ...

  • Daimer Releases Truck Mount Carpet Cleaners for Cleaning Contractors

    Daimer Industries, Inc.®, the universally renowned brand and supplier of over 700 models of top-grade truck mount carpet cleaning machines, reliable car wash systems, and more, is now shipping the XTreme Power® XPH TM 15230. The machine features a powerful 25 HP gasoline engine for maintaining large carpets in commercial and home settings. The 15230 comes with two stainless steel heating ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Trucking Industry sues to stall Southern California clean air plans

    In an effort that, if successful, will damage and delay port commerce and development, the American Trucking Association filed suit today against the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, attempting to block a clean trucks plan both ports are planning to implement as of October 1, 2008. Plans adopted by both ports to replace 16,000 dirty, diesel-polluting trucks will provide significant clean air ...

  • Supreme Court rules against Port of Los Angeles clean trucks program

    The Port of Los Angeles may not implement its “off-street parking” and “placard” requirements contained in the Port’s pioneering clean truck program, according to an opinion issued today by the U.S. Supreme Court. The remaining parts of the Port’s clean truck program adopted in October 2008, including its requirements that cleaner, less polluting trucks serve ...

  • Volvo Trucks to Commercialize Renewable Fuel Technology for Heavy Trucks in North America

    Volvo Trucks today became the first North American manufacturer to announce plans to utilize a new, clean-burning alternative fuel to power its heavy-duty trucks. Dimethyl ether (DME) is a non-toxic, non-carcinogenic fuel that can be made from a variety of domestic, sustainable feedstocks and is ...

  • Keep on trucking - with lower emissions through EPA`s US$50m clean diesel funding

    To improve air quality and protect public health, EPA today announced the first $3.4 million in funding for clean diesel projects under the $50 million Diesel Emission Reduction Program. This campaign makes awards to save fuel and lower greenhouse gas and diesel exhaust emissions from the country's existing fleet of 11 million diesel engines. 'This fall, EPA is paving the way for clean diesel ...

  • Trade Grant Helps U.S. Clean Truck & Bus Tech Firms Connect With China Partners, Market to Create Jobs

    CALSTART and the International Trade Administration (ITA) this week announced an award to CALSTART to help U.S. truck and bus clean technology companies connect with Chinese partners and promote the export of American medium and heavy-duty clean vehicle technology to China. "U.S. firms we work with are among the world leaders in hybrid, electric and advanced clean truck and bus technology and ...


    By WestStart-CALSTART

  • Republic Services Signs Agreement to Install OPS Eco-Pur Oil Cleaning System on All New 2011 Trucks

    Oil Purification Systems (OPS) (www.ops-1.com) announced today that Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG), a leading provider of recycling and solid waste services, has signed an agreement to install the OPS Eco-Pur fluid cleaning system on all new 2011 Republic Services trucks. With more than 1,000 systems already installed, this agreement reflects the company's commitment to ...


    By Republic Services, Inc.

  • Successful First U.S.-China Clean Truck and Bus Summit Links Companies, Agencies From Both Nations

    This week more than 120 attendees from leading U.S. and Chinese clean truck and bus technology companies, together with representatives from key agencies of both governments, took part in the first U.S.-China Clean Truck and Bus Summit here to help link U.S. firms with Chinese partners and increase exports. The Summit is a first of its kind event to link U.S. and Chinese companies specifically in ...


    By WestStart-CALSTART

  • Largest California Ports Ban Polluting Trucks

    LOS ANGELES, California, November 6, 2007 (ENS) - Older polluting diesel trucks will be banned from operating in the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, beginning next year, harbor commissioners have decided. Long Beach Harbor Commissioners on Monday voted to ban the oldest, dirtiest trucks from operating at the Port of Long Beach, through approval of a port tariff that will gradually ...

  • EPA funding to make Pittsburgh trash trucks cleaner

    Funding from the US Environmental Protection Agency will enable less-polluting trash trucks to travel through the neighborhoods of Pittsburgh. EPA announced a $127,000 grant to the Mid-Atlantic Regional Air Management Association who will, in turn, issue a grant to the City of Pittsburgh and two partners for a pilot project to cut emissions from the city's heavy-duty diesel trucks used for ...

  • Cleaner Cargo Trucks Coming to Port of Los Angeles

    LOS ANGELES, California, August 6, 2007 (ENS) - The mayors of Los Angeles and Long Beach joined shipping industry executives Friday to jump-start a 12 month program that will replace dirty diesel freight trucks with a “green port fleet.' The new fleet will initially include 20 new Kenworth trucks powered by liquid natural gas, LNG Sponsors of the event, staged at the Yusen ...

  • EVCARCO, Inc. Receives First Sirius Electric Truck

    EVCARCO, Inc. (OTCBB: EVCA) (OTCQB: EVCA) announced today that it has received its first Sirius Electric Truck. The all electric commercial truck provides EVCARCO with a product that the Company can deliver to commercial clients. EVCARCO's CEO, Mack Sanders, was invited to present the all electric truck to the Port San Antonio Authority, as a possible option for their commercial alternative ...


    By Marketwire

  • Richmond Says ‘Yes’ to CNG-Powered Refuse Trucks

    DODGE CENTER, Minn. – McNeilus Companies, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) company, is excited to announce that it is supplying the City of Richmond, Va., with its first 25 compressed natural gas (CNG)-powered refuse vehicles. “We will realize a $1 million savings in fuel costs, ...


    By McNeilus Corporate

  • Richmond acquires fleet of CNG-powered refuse trucks

    McNeilus Companies, Inc., manufacturer of refuse truck bodies and concrete mixers, is supplying the City of Richmond, Va., with its first 25 compressed natural gas (CNG)-powered refuse vehicles, scheduled to begin arriving in January 2011. McNeilus’ CNG products are part of the company’s larger Ngen™ Initiatives, which promote alternative fuels, fuel-saving innovations and ...


  • Major waste firm fined for truck emissions

    North America's largest waste firm has been fined more than $1m after failing to ensure its diesel trucks met emissions standards in California. Waste Management, which has its headquarters in Houston, Texas, agreed the payout with the California Air Resources Board for breaching air quality regulations in 2004 and 2005. The firm has also agreed to comply with the state's Periodic Smoke ...

  • Clean Energy Signs Joint Marketing Agreement with Navistar, Major Truck Manufacturer, to Present an Integrated Natural Gas Fueling Solution to Navistar Customers

    Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (Nasdaq: CLNE), North America’s leading provider of natural gas fuel for transportation, has signed a strategic joint marketing and fueling agreement with Navistar International Corp. (NYSE: NAV), global truck and engine manufacturer. Clean Energy will provide a comprehensive CNG/LNG fueling solution designed to meet Navistar customer ...


    By Clean Energy

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