According to the Union of Concerned Scientists who studied the full life-cycle of EVs vs. internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles, EVs cut global warming emissions by 50% compared to their gas counterparts.
Notice: A large agency is providing up to 100% grant funding for installing electric standby for trucks that saves diesel and emissions while parked (vs. idling). This funded infrastructure (Electrified Parking Spaces) can be installed at private truck terminals for cab power, battery charging,
Introducing the Shorepower Cord Reel Station – electric power with convenient cord management for stationary trucks and heavy duty equipment at truck stops, fuel depots, rest areas, staging areas, warehouses and anywhere trucks park for extended periods. Typically the spring-retracting reel is
Great news for those installing electrical infrastructure for fueling. The Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Tax Credit has been extended through December 31, 2016. Fueling equipment for electricity (among other alternative fuels) is eligible for a tax credit of 30%, up to $30,000.
Truck Stop Electrification services – in all forms – continue to roll out across the country. IdleAir has opened a new location, with 30 parking spaces, at the Flying J Travel Plaza in Hubbard, Ohio. In 2013, Shorepower Technologies equipped this Flying
The trucking industry is rapidly changing with technology improvements every year. Many companies are racing to find solutions that improve fuel economy and emission reduction. At the forefront of this movement is Bob Sliwa, owner of Airflow Truck Company. Bob
Heavy trucks: Emissions standards proposed, and should be stronger “In June, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Department of Transportation proposed standards to cut fuel use and carbon pollution from tractor-trailers and other heavy highway trucks. The standards are
Trucks parking in Houston now face more scrutiny for idling after the Houston city council passed anti-idling legislation. The ordinance prohibits drivers of vehicles with a gross weight of more than 14,000 pounds from idling for more than five minutes when
Air quality standards and enforcement for the trucking industry vary by state, with none more strict than California. Rules imposed by Air Resources Board are helping to improve air quality in very polluted areas of California. Now, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is
For decades transportation and logistics professionals have relied on docket numbers — primarily MC numbers — to identify companies in our industry. MC numbers were a handy way to search for trucking companies on public and proprietary web sites, including