Indiana is receiving $41 million from the $2.9 billion portion of the settlement dedicated to funding projects that reduce diesel emissions.
Kinetrex Energy, which distributes liquid natural gas, has roughly doubled its workforce to 40 people. and pushed from its core market—trucking companies—into agriculture, power generation, asphalt production and other sectors.
Friday’s action keeps in place pollution-reduction targets for the years 2022-2025. That means the fleet of new cars will have to average 51.4 miles per gallon by 2025, up more than 18 mpg from the 33.2 mpg requirement in 2015, the most recent year available.
The Indianapolis Department of Public Safety could save $8.6 million over the next five years by replacing 1,035 non-patrol vehicles with plug-in electric hybrids, according to an internal review released Tuesday.
A license plate tax of $20 to $50 per car will be one of a raft of proposals considered by the Legislature next year as a way to fix a hole in funding for road maintenance, and to keep expanding Indiana’s system of highways.
Fuel savings and environmental benefits might not be worth the higher cost of such vehicles.
The Office of Energy Development is dispensing grants of up to $500,000 to help private- and public-sector organizations convert their vehicles.
U.S. truck makers are expected to improve tractor-trailer fuel economy by about 20 percent by 2018, saving $50 billion in fuel costs over five years and decreasing carbon-dioxide emissions, President Barack Obama said.
Cummins Inc. is counting on fuel-efficient technology to be a major driver of its future growth. While the company is keeping
its new diesel-engine prototypes under wraps, it is open about its strategy of urging environmental regulators to roll out
increasingly strict standards.
As motorists rush to buy antacid pills with each $4.25-a-gallon fill-up, the same car dealers who got pudgy five years ago selling SUVs with $6,000 profit margins are scrambling to profit from Aveos or anything else with decent mileage.
Banker Steve Tolen is attempting to resuscitate the electric car. Tolen believes conditions are ripe for an upstart automaker
to launch a safe battery-powered vehicle capable of rapid acceleration, highway speeds and over 100 miles of distance between