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Airlines Say Biofuels Can Drive Business Results (and Airports Can Help)

Airlines Say Biofuels Can Drive Business Results (and Airports Can Help)

(Pictured: SAFUG members) Singapore Airlines made news last week with its announcement of “green package” flights on its non-stop San Francisco-Singapore route, powered by sustainable biofuels produced from used cooking oils and conventional jet fuel. Other airlines have committed to advancing and commercializing sustainable aviation biofuels, as well – most airlines … Read more »

Chrysler Tries to Get Dodge Ram Emissions Case Dismissed

Chrysler Tries to Get Dodge Ram Emissions Case Dismissed

Fiat Chrysler (FCA) has filed a motion to dismiss an emissions lawsuit that claims Dodge Ram trucks emit illegal levels of nitrogen oxides, which the car company has allegedly covered up with the use of “defeat devices” during emissions testing. Cummins, an engine manufacturer used by Chrysler, is also listed as a defendant. … Read more »

Singapore Air’s 1st ‘Green’ Flight Takes Off; Supplier to Develop Biofuel Supply Chain

Singapore Air’s 1st ‘Green’ Flight Takes Off; Supplier to Develop Biofuel Supply Chain

In a bid to adopt more efficient and sustainable processes, Singapore Airlines (SIA) has begun operating what it calls “green package” flights on its non-stop San Francisco-Singapore route, powered by sustainable biofuels produced from used cooking oils and conventional jet fuel. The flights – the first of which took off … Read more »

VW Beginning to Face Serious Cash-flow Consequences of Emissions-Cheating Scandal

VW Beginning to Face Serious Cash-flow Consequences of Emissions-Cheating Scandal

An “unprecedented cash drain” as a result of Volkswagen’s emissions-cheating scandal has required the automaker to strip costs and revive returns at its largest division, the VW brand (via Bloomberg). Despite the lingering fallout from Volkswagen AG’s emissions-cheating scandal, the automaker is reporting a sharp rise in first-quarter profit, according to … Read more »

Fleets Improve Fuel Efficiency with New Technology Including Automated Driving Systems

Fleets Improve Fuel Efficiency with New Technology Including Automated Driving Systems

Smart companies with trucking fleets are improving fuel efficiency, lowering NOx and reducing greenhouse gas emissions by taking advantage of new technology solutions. These include idle reduction products, automated transmissions, low rolling resistance tire, tire pressure systems, engine parameters, and technologies that automate maintenance practices, writes FleetOwner. So-called “savvy fleets” that … Read more »

Diesel Fleets Eligible for $11M in New EPA Grants

Diesel Fleets Eligible for $11M in New EPA Grants

Companies that operate diesel fleets may benefit from a new grant made available by the EPA, the agency announced this week. The grant, designed to “modernize the nation’s diesel fleet” by retrofitting or replacing vehicles with cleaner, more efficient diesel engines, will award at least $11 million from the Diesel Emission Reduction … Read more »

Hertz to Provide Carbon Reporting, Offsets to Corporate Clients

Hertz to Provide Carbon Reporting, Offsets to Corporate Clients

Corporations will soon have a new opportunity to reduce their carbon footprint by purchasing carbon offsets associated with their vehicle rentals from Hertz, via a new program from the rental company. Hertz Corporation is teaming up with carbon offset provider TerraPass to administer the program, which will allow Hertz to … Read more »

Shipping Industry & EU at Odds on Carbon Emissions

Shipping Industry & EU at Odds on Carbon Emissions

The shipping industry may not ultimately be able to regulate itself in terms of cutting carbon emissions, according to some within the European Union; the International Maritime Organization (IMO) disagrees, according to Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide. The IMO’s Marine Environmental Protection Committee has worked within the shipping industry to create a reduction strategy that … Read more »