The Haynes plant near the Long Beach-Seal Beach border is one set to be phased out by 2029 as part of a transition to renewable energy.
During a ceremony at the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo in Long Beach on Monday, representatives from the California Natural Gas Vehicle Partnership, Kenworth Truck Company and AJR Trucking announced the first near-zero emission 12-liter natural gas truck in Los Angeles.
Thousands of employees exited various downtown office buildings, including Long Beach City Hall, Catalina Landing and the surrounding offices, as well as the tower that hosts the Long Beach Post, after a natural gas odor spread throughout the area Wednesday afternoon.
Government Fleet Magazine ranked Long Beach’s vehicle fleet the 12th best government fleet in the U.S., results determined in its 2016 Leading Fleets competition, the city announced today.
Next week, the City of Long Beach will be all about compressed natural gas (CNG), and its powering of vehicles, pointing to its own fleet as an example.