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Watkins Heating & Cooling has converted one of its GMC Savana fleet vans using XL Hybrids' technology. Hybrid Conversion Cuts Fleet Vehicle’s Fuel Usage by 30%
This Ohio-based heating and cooling company represents a good test case for an aftermarket electric drive system due to its daily stop-and-go service routes.
Photo courtesy of iStockPhoto.com. What Being a Green Fleet Means Today
In changing and expanding Green Fleet Conference to the Fleet Technology Expo, group publisher of Automotive Fleet and Green Fleet Sherb Brown, explains how the concept of being “green” has evolved since launching the event about 8 years ago.
SHIFT, Las Vegas-based developers of a "subscription-based mobility-on-demand car-sharing platform," implemented the Chevrolet Volt into its fleet. Which EV Models Return Favorable Ownership Costs?
With reasonable duty cycles, electric vehicles can work for fleet — and they return favorable overall ownership costs.
The Rossmoor fleet is fueled primarily from an onsite compressor. Bakery Fleet Runs Only Used CNG Vans
For this baker, finding used CNG-powered vehicles is harder in a booming natural gas market, but today's economics make even better sense for natural gas.
Willamette Valley Transport has converted 14 of its fleet vans to propane autogas. Propane Autogas Cuts Paratransit Fleet’s Fuel Costs
By converting 14 of its paratransit vans to propane bi-fuel engines, this medical transportation company has been able to save about $60,000 in fuel costs annually.

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Study: 25 Percent of Cars Create Most Air Pollution
The majority of vehicle pollution is produced by a small number of older or "badly-tuned" cars and trucks, according to a study by researchers at the University of Toronto in Canada.
Toyota Mirai production line. Photo courtesy of Toyota.
Mazda, Toyota to Share Fuel Cell, Diesel Tech
The proposed partnership will allow Mazda to use Toyota’s hydrogen fuel cell system and plug-in technology. Mazda would then provide its fuel-efficient Skyactiv gasoline and diesel engine technologies to Toyota.
Fleet Technology Expo Brings Back Largest Green Ride & Drive
This year’s Fleet Technology Expo is bringing back Green Fleet Conference’s Green Ride and Drive Event, offering attendees the chance to get behind the wheel of green vehicles from major manufacturers.
Photo courtesy of GM.
Chevrolet Adds Bi-Fuel CNG Silverado 3500HD Chassis Cab
Chevrolet will expand its compressed natural gas lineup to include the bi-fuel 2016 Silverado 3500HD Chassis Cab, allowing drivers to operate the vehicle on CNG or gasoline.
Photo via Wikipedia.
Hawaii Ends Ethanol Blending in Gasoline
Hawaiian lawmakers have passed a law that ends the mandate requiring the blending of ethanol with gasoline in the state.
Photo courtesy of Westport.
Westport to Offer WiNG-Equipped 2016 F-150
Westport Innovations will offer a compressed natural gas (CNG) 2016 F-150 this summer that's been certified by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and California Air Resources Board, the company has announced.
Photo courtesy of Landi Renzo.
Landi Renzo to Offer CNG F-250/F-350 Trucks
Landi Renzo will offer compressed natural gas (CNG) versions of Ford's F-250 and F-350 pickup trucks that have been certified by the California Air Resources Board, the vehicle modifier has announced.
Photo courtesy of Ford.
XL Hybrids Offers Ford Transit Van Conversion
XL Hybrids has begun offering the 2015 and 2016 Ford Transit van and wagon equipped with its XL3 gasoline-electric hybrid powertrain, the alternative-fuel conversion company announced.
Photo courtesy of Ford.
Ford Adds Gaseous Prep Package to 2016 F-150
Ford is re-introducing a gaseous prep package for its 2016 F-150 to enable bi-fuel or dedicated CNG and propane autogas use. The package was last offered with the 2014-MY F-150.
Photo via Chang'r/Flickr.
California Cities Lead Worst Air Pollution List
California cities rank at the top of the list of the areas with the worst air pollution, according to the American Lung Association's "State of the Air" report for 2015.

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