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New Required Nozzle Offers Benefits for Propane Autogas Users

Starting on Jan. 1, 2020 a new “quick-release “Type K15 dispenser connector will be required on all new propane-powered vehicles, according to the per the National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA) Code 58, updated in 2017. This connector allows for one-handed fueling and does not require gloves or a face shield. For vehicles with the ACME QCC screw-on connector, an adapter is available. More information on the quick-release "Type K15" dispenser connector and propane vehicles can be found at: https://afdc.energy.gov/fuels/propane_infrastructure.html “Anyone considering propane should make sure to order the correct connector for their fueling system,” said Andrew Conley, Consulting Services

Startup to Produce Electric Vehicles in Repurposed GM Plant

Ohio electric vehicle startup, Lordstown Motors, agreed to a deal to take over the 6.2 million-square foot General Motors assembly plant in Lordstown, Ohio in November. The acquisition exhibits a broad move toward electric and efficiency technologies in the automotive industry; a move that will benefit the Ohio manufacturing industry. Lordstown Motors ended more than half a year’s uncertainty surrounding the future of the Northeast Ohio plant. The group is hopeful that another uncertainty, a United States Postal Service truck deal worth $6.3 billion, will go their way. The 180,000 vehicles produced as part of this deal would all be electric. Lordstown Motor’s CEO, Steve Burns, is no stranger

NTEA Work Truck Show 2020 to Offer Even Greater Value to Clean Cities Fleet Stakeholders

The National Truck Equipment Association’s (NTEA) Work Truck Show (WTS) and Green Truck Summit (GTS) will take place March 3-6, 2020 in Indianapolis. The Show has become the premier event of the year for the work truck industry and vocational and government fleets, and GTS is a must for any fleet and industry leaders focused on sustainable technologies. As a new addition to its program, NTEA is hosting Clean Cities Day — a special event for Clean Cities chapters (specifically Clean Fuels Ohio) on Tuesday, March 3. This will provide exclusive and unprecedented access and benefits for fleet leaders who are stakeholders and members of DOE Clean Cities coalitions, including Clean Fuels Ohio (CF

Washington DC Education and Outreach Day Announced

(Columbus)—Transportation Energy Partners (TEP) will hold its annual Energy Independence Summit (EIS) in Washington DC from February 10-12, 2020 at the Westin Georgetown. EIS is the largest and longest running event of its kind, bringing together advanced transportation industry, Clean Cities and fleet leaders from across the country to educate members of Congress about projects and priorities related to advanced, sustainable transportation. The Summit provides a unique opportunity for Clean Cities Coalitions and leaders in the clean transportation industry to network and build partnerships with each other, and with key Congressional and Administration policymakers in Washington, DC. The hi

Clean Fuels Ohio Announces Midwest Green Transportation Forum & Expo Dates

Clean Fuels Ohio will be hosting the 2020 Midwest Green Transportation Forum & Expo on September 16-17, 2020 at the Marriott University Area in Columbus. Please mark your calendars to join the Clean Fuels Ohio team for another successful conference! The pre-conference reception will be hosted at the hotel on September 15 and the hotel room block will be available September 15-16. Additional information and the agenda will be announced in the coming months. Please contact Rachel Ellenberger at rachel@cleanfuelsohio.org or at 614-884-7336 if you would like to exhibit or sponsor. Exhibitor and sponsor opportunities will fill-up fast, so don’t wait, reach out to Rachel today!

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