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New Analysis Shows Fuel Economy and Emissions Standards Enhance Auto Industry Financial Prospects

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August 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ - As disruption from new technologies, mobility models and global trends threaten financial prospects for legacy automakers, national fuel economy and emissions standards can help increase the viability and international competitiveness of domestic automakers and suppliers, according to a new analysis prepared by an independent automotive industry analyst and commissioned by the sustainability nonprofit organization Ceres.

Weatherford Nominee for Fleet Manager of the Year

Lee Pierce Nominated for Automotive Fleet's Professional Fleet Manager of the Year Award
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Congratulations Lee Pierce for being nominated for Automotive Fleet 's Professional Fleet Manager of the Year Award for the second year in a row. Nominees are full-time commercial fleet managers who control a company-owned or leased fleet in excess of 100 cars and light trucks combined, and who are recognized nationally among their peers for their unique abilities and accomplishments. 

Playing It Safe This Summer: Spotlight on Rail Safety

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Safety is and has always been a priority for CSX, guiding every aspect of the company’s operations. CSX works tirelessly to prevent rail-related injuries and accidents at all levels through educational programs and initiatives to help protect employees, the public, and the communities in which we operate.

The summer season is a great time to revisit CSX’s “Tips for Staying Safe Near Trains or Tracks”:

Senate Bill to Cut MPG/Emissions Benefits is Bad for Business, the Economy and Consumers

Investor and Business Leaders Call Out Automakers for Trying to Roll Back Fuel Economy Standards
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BOSTON, May 25, 2017 /3BL Media/ - A new bill would roll back the many benefits of fuel economy standards that are currently working to protect jobs and keep hard-earned dollars in local economies, Impax Asset Management and Ceres said in a statement.

The bill, introduced today in the U.S. Senate by Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Missouri), would be a huge setback for businesses, the economy and consumers. 

Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Lyft Join Forces to Increase Access to Health Care in Communities with Transportation Deserts

Blue Cross and Blue Shield forges public-private partnership to mitigate the powerful effects of social determinants of health
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CHICAGO, May 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ – In an effort to address the community effects of social determinants of health, the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) today announced a first nationwide partnership with Lyft to ensure Americans are not missing vital health care appointments simply because they lack reliable transportation.

Infographic: Transportation Electrification

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SCE is transforming the energy sector with bold ideas to accelerate vehicle electrification. Our Charge Ready pilot program is installing EV charging stations in parking lots where passenger vehicles are parked for extended periods of time.

Rollback of Clean Vehicle Standards Would Be Bad for Business, Consumers and the Economy

Under New Leadership, EPA Rescinds Confirmation of Vehicle GHG Emission Rule
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Today’s announcement from President Trump and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt to re-open and potentially roll back the clean vehicle standards is a huge setback for business, consumers and the economy. The move opens the door to weakening the standards and rejects findings based on years of comprehensive and robust analysis informed by a wide range of stakeholders and technical experts.

As Seen on The Guardian: Ships, Planes and Automobiles Take a Load Off to Go Green

Lightweighting – the reduction of a vehicle’s mass to enhance performance – is helping manufacturers meet fuel efficiency targets, thus shrinking their customers’ carbon footprints
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People aren’t the only ones with weight loss goals for the new year. To increase fuel efficiency and minimize their carbon footprints, transportation companies are making an effort to shed pounds, too.

The Trend Toward Car-Free Cities Is Picking Up Speed

By Adam Bonislawski
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Blueprint | Play of the Land

When you think about it, car-free cities shouldn’t seem like such a radical idea. Cities, after all, have been around for thousands of years, while cars date back just a century or so.

And yet, the automobile has so worked itself into our way of life over that time, that doing without it seems all but unthinkable.

Kimberly-Clark Receives U.S. EPA 2016 SmartWay® Excellence Award

Award Recipients are Top Environmental Performers and Leaders in Freight Supply Chain Efficiency
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DALLAS, February 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) has been honored as an industry leader in freight supply chain environmental performance and energy efficiency with its seventh SmartWay® Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Kimberly-Clark was one of nine companies in the shipper and logistics category to receive this distinction, which recognizes the best environmental performers among SmartWay’s 3,500 members.

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