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UK's Department for Transport and Cenex to Develop Low Carbon Vehicle Procurement Program

Cenex, the UK's Centre of Excellence for Low Carbon and Fuel Cell Technologies, has been appointed as the Department for Transport's delivery partner to develop the new Low Carbon Vehicle Procurement Programme (LCVPP).


IRS Issues List of Vehicles that Qualify for the Alternative Motor Vehicle Credit

Purchasers of certain large trucks, buses or other heavy vehicles running on alternative fuel can claim a credit of up $32,000, and purchasers of certain large hybrid trucks and other heavy hybrid vehicles can claim a credit of up to $12,000 if they qualify for the Alternative Motor Vehicle Credit.


GM Launches Strategy to Support China with Energy, Environmental Challenges

General Motors Chairman and CEO Rick Wagoner announced today a far-reaching collaborative strategy to support the Chinese government's pursuit of energy-efficient and environmentally friendly transportation that will be based on the principle of "in China, with China, for China.


U.S. and China Continue to Increase Cooperation on Vehicle Efficiency

Representing the two largest automotive markets in the world, the US Department of Energy (DOE) and the China's Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) this week signed a five-year agreement to promote large-scale deployment of next-generation efficiency vehicle technologies in the US and China, specifically focusing on electric, hybrid-electric, fuel cell, and alternative fuel technologies.


Argonne Receives Cost-Shared DOE Grants to Improve Light-Vehicle Fuel Efficiency

Two Argonne-based research-and-development projects have been selected to receive grants from the US Department of Energy (DOE) as part of an effort to improve the fuel efficiency of light-duty vehicle engines while promoting collaboration between researchers in government labs, universities and industry.


With New Guidelines for HOV Exemptions, EPA Puts Clean and Efficient Technologies in the Fast Lane

EPA is proposing criteria for certifying vehicles as clean and energy efficient to guide states that choose to allow such vehicles on high occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes -- even when the vehicles have only one occupant.


Canada and United States Agree to Work Together to Improve Vehicle Fuel Efficiency

The Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, and United States Secretary of Transportation, Mary E Peters, today announced that the two countries have signed a Memorandum of Cooperation aimed at improving motor vehicle fuel efficiency.


Oil Purification Systems Announces Environmental Technology Passes Key Legislative Hurdle

The Connecticut Legislature's Environment Committee has given overwhelming approval to a pilot program that will fund the use of groundbreaking technology to reduce oil consumption and waste oil generated by public and private fleets.



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