Mexico needs to update heavy-duty vehicle emissions standards to protect citizens, cut pollution, advocates say.
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Denmark will get four new hydrogen fueling stations from Air Liquide. The French company will put two of the hydrogen stations in Copenhagen, one in Aalborg and the fourth in Vejle. The new fueling stations are in addition to two already existing sites in Copenhagen and Holstebro. Read more at The Daily Fusion.
Despite some claims to the contrary, green cars will get downright emerald when it comes to environmental friendliness, as electric production gets cleaner, according to a recent Natural Resources Defense Council blog post. Electric vehicles contribute as much as 53 percent fewer "cradle-to-grave" emissions than gas-powered vehicles, even factoring in such elements as the lithium that goes into EV batteries. The NRDC argues that EVs are the "cleanest vehicles on the road today" and – more
Alternative rock group Green Day has teamed with the Natural Resources Defense Council in a new campaign called "Move America Beyond Oil." The goal is to educate music lovers about clean, renewable energy and cut dependence on oil. The online hub for this effort is Greendaynrdc.com where visitors can view video messages posted on YouTube and also send messages to political leaders. The Grammy-award winning band is known for raising political consciousness with its audiences.
For months you've been hearing us talk about the impending introduction of the new low-sulfur diesel fuel throughout the country on October 15, though, mostly in regards to ushering in Mercedes' BlueTec engine. Keep in mind that the new fuel will also have a major impact on the 8 million diesel-powered trucks that move 94 percent of the nation's goods and the 500,000 diesel commuter buses.
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