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Six Tips to Cut Fuel Costs and Unnecessary Idling When Winter Hits

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Cold weather can cut mileage drastically. Here's how to save money, fuel, and avoid idling.


October 19, 2015

Alt Fuels are Taxed the Same? Think Again!

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Learn how highway excise taxes based on volume, not energy content, result in significant inequity among fuels.


September 22, 2015

As Returns from Gas and Diesel Taxes Decline, States Look to Alternative Models

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Read about how states are trying new methods to make up for shortfalls in traditional motor fuel taxes.


August 12, 2015

Clean Cities and NPS Team Up to Promote Sustainable Transportation

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Campaign encourages practicing green transportation strategies as one of the easiest ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.


August 6, 2015

Increase in PEV Purchases Sparks Rise in Workplace Charging

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With plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) becoming more popular, employers are responding by installing charging stations on site.


July 24, 2015

Alternative Fueling Station Locator Cruises Past 20,000

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It's now easier than ever for drivers of alternative fuel and plug-in electric vehicles to find a place to fill up.


June 5, 2015