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Clean Cities TV Hits Big Viewer Milestone

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Videos about alternative-fuel transportation topics reach a new record of 100,000 views.

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July 24, 2015


Feeling Pain at the Pump? Factors That Affect Fuel Prices

Graphic comparing regular gasoline retail price of $2.72 per gallon to diesel retail price of $2.89 in May 2015. For gasoline, the price consisted of 17% taxes, 10% distribution and marketing, 22% refining, and 51% crude oil. For diesel, the price consisted of 18% taxes, 17% distribution and marketing, 17% refining, and 48% crude oil.

When gasoline and diesel prices go up, it's often due to numerous and complex factors.

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July 20, 2015


Ready or Not, Here They Come! Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Commercialization

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Learn about what's happening with hydrogen and fuel cell electric vehicle deployment.

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June 22, 2015


Summer Road Trip in Your Future? Cut Fuel Costs When the Temperature Heats Up

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Improve your fuel economy and save money on fuel this summer with these simple tips.

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May 19, 2015


CNG and Fleets: New Publication Builds a Case

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A new report details how to determine the financial soundness of implementing compressed natural gas for fleets.

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April 6, 2015


National Parks, Clean Cities Move Forward on Sustainable Transportation Projects

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See which new national parks will partner with the Clean Cities Initiative or expand existing projects.

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March 26, 2015