Answer: Two new mobile tools have recently become available: Station Locator app for Android: Android users can now access the Station Locator app through the Google Play store. As with the original iPhone app version, users can access the Station Locator from their mobile device and find the 20 closest stations within a 30-mile radius. Results display [...]
Answer: Last month we learned about how the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) determines and reports conventional light-duty vehicle fuel economy ratings. While alternative fuel vehicle (AFV) fuel economy testing is largely similar to that of conventional fuels, the EPA makes some adjustments to account for different vehicle technology and fuel energy content. By tailoring [...]
Question of the Month: How are conventional light-duty vehicle fuel economy ratings determined and reported?
Answer: It’s important to understand the who, what, when, where, and why (and how!) of fuel economy testing and labeling. In particular, you may be interested in the recent changes described below (see “When” section). “Who” is tested? Most light-duty vehicles must be tested for fuel economy. Exceptions include motorcycles, pickup trucks and cargo vans [...]
Please join us for the NFPA “Train the Trainer” Alternative Fuel Vehicles Safety Training Program. This course was created to educate the fire service on how to safely deal with emergency situations involving alternative fuel passenger vehicles, trucks, buses, and commercial fleet vehicles. Please see the attached flyer for full details on the course as well [...]
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency EPA Clean Diesel News 2016 School Bus Rebate Program Now Accepting Applications Need help to pay for that new school bus or upgrade? EPA is offering an opportunity to receive up to $25,000 per vehicle to replace your older school buses, and up to $6,000 per vehicle for retrofits. Older school buses without [...]