May 1, 2013 - Industry News
Coda Holdings has filed for bankruptcy protection under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. The company is exiting the automotive marketplace and plans to restructure to focus on the energy storage business.
Tags: electric vehicle, Coda Automotive, bankruptcy
April 30, 2013 - Industry News
Venchurs Vehicle Systems, a Qualified Vehicle Modifier of CNG conversions for Ford Motor Company, announced a new price point for its CNG conversion system (bi-fuel and dedicated) for 6.2L F-250 and F-350 pickup trucks.
Tags: CNG conversion, Ford F-350, Ford F-250, Venchurs
April 26, 2013 - Industry News
General Motors said its upcoming 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV will have a range of 82 miles when fully charged and will get an EPA-estimated combined city/highway 119 miles per gallon equivalent (MPGe).
Tags: electric vehicle, fuel economy, General Motors Corp., 2014-MY, Chevrolet Spark EV
April 17, 2013 - Industry News
The propane industry, food and beverage distributors, logistics companies, tree servicing companies, and public utilities are just a few examples of fleets to benefit from the ROUSH CleanTech propane autogas powered Ford F-650 chassis cab fuel system.
Tags: propane autogas, ROUSH CleanTech, Ford Motor Co., F-650, QVM
April 12, 2013 - Industry News
Funding is now available in California through the Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP) that can help fleets in the Golden State go green.
Tags: CARB, Calstart, HVIP
April 11, 2013 - Industry News
The trucks are available in standard and long-box and two-or-four wheel drive. Once the fuel system is in place, GM will deliver these trucks to a dealer or to an upfitter for customer-ordered modifications.
Tags: CNG, Chevrolet Silverado, bi-fuel, GMC Sierra
DuraDrive is available now for 2013 General Motors and Isuzu adaptable chassis platforms powered by the 6.0L gaseous prep engine for both above and below 14,000 GVW vehicle classes.
Tags: CNG, Isuzu, CNG conversion, General Motors Corp., Chassis, AGA Systems
April 9, 2013 - Industry News
The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) has released a report that details how much, and what types, of alternative fuels vehicles consumed in 2011 and how these consumption levels compare with previous years.
Tags: EIA, Alternative Fuels
April 3, 2013 - Industry News
The B-Class Electric Drive will see a launch in the U.S. in early 2014 and will be the first luxury battery electric car from Mercedes-Benz in the market.
Tags: Mercedes-Benz, battery electric vehicles, electric vehicle, Mercedes-Benz B-Class, B-Class Electric Drive
Venchurs CNG is offering discounted prices on its CNG conversions for Ford F-250 and F-350 trucks now through April 19, 2013.
Tags: CNG, 3M, CNG conversion, Ford F-350, Ford F-250, Venchurs, Ford Motor Co.
March 28, 2013 - Industry News
Subaru unveiled its first production hybrid vehicle, the 2014 XV Crosstrek Hybrid, at the New York International Auto Show. The automaker made a number of changes to the XV Crosstrek to adapt the vehicle to a hybrid system while retaining cargo space and overall versatility.
Tags: hybrid, 2014-MY, Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid
March 27, 2013 - Industry News
Under the rebate program, individuals, nonprofits, government entities and businesses can get up to a $2,500 state rebate.
Tags: CARB, Rebate, California, California Clean Vehicle Rebate Program
March 25, 2013 - Industry News
Clean Cities has released its 2013 Vehicle Buyer’s Guide, providing a comprehensive list of this year’s light-duty hybrid-electric vehicles and vehicles that run on propane, compressed natural gas (CNG), electricity, E-85, and biodiesel.
Tags: Clean Cities, Alternative Fuels & Hybrids
March 14, 2013 - Industry News
Utilimaster Corporation announced an alliance with LandiRenzo to offer compressed natural gas (CNG) conversions on Isuzu NPR-HD Gas vehicles, as well as the formation of a preferred installer agreement with BAF Technologies.
Tags: CNG, Isuzu, Utilimaster, CNG conversion, Landi Renzo USA, Isuzu NPR
March 12, 2013 - Industry News
The energy management system from eNow aggregates power from inputs, such as solar, regenerative brake systems and exhaust recovery systems. The energy is captured through the various systems and is stored in a battery system.
Tags: Work Truck Show, Solar power, eNow, energy management system
Equipped with a 6.8-liter, V-10 engine, the propane autogas alternative fuel system is available beginning with 2013 model year.
Tags: Ford F-550, propane autogas, ROUSH CleanTech, Chassis Cab, Ford Motor Co., QVM, Green Alternative Systems
Ford will offer the all-new Transit range of full-size vans, wagons, cutaway and chassis cab models powered by a 3.7L V-6 equipped with a CNG/LPG prep kit to assist customers running their vehicles with these clean fuels.
Tags: CNG, Ford Transit Connect, LPG, propane autogas, Ford Motor Co., Ford Transit
March 8, 2013 - Industry News
During the NTEA Work Truck Show, Hino Trucks displayed its new Class 5 COE model 195 Double Cab.
Tags: Hino Trucks, 2013 NTEA Work Truck Show, Hino Class 5 COE 195 Double Cab
March 7, 2013 - Industry News
XL Hybrids' technology will initially be available for the 2013-model year Ford E-150 and E-250 cargo van and passenger wagon models. The company has also signed an installation partnership and distribution agreement with Leggett & Platt.
Tags: hybrid, Commercial van, Ford Motor Co., XL Hybrids, Ford E-250, Alternative Fuels & Hybrids
March 5, 2013 - Industry News
Westport Innovations Inc. has partnered with Knapheide to offer custom vehicle bodies for Ford F-250 and F-350 pickup trucks, with box deletes, that are powered by Westport’s WiNG bi-fuel natural gas fuel system.
Tags: upfitting, Work Truck Show, CNG vehicles, Knapheide, service bodies, Westport WiNG
Venchurs has partnered with Knapheide, which will allow Venchurs to offer service bodies and other types of upfitting services for Ford F-250 and F-350 pickup trucks in addition to the CNG conversion that Venchurs already offers.
Tags: upfitting, Knapheide, Venchurs, ship-thru, Sortimo International GmbH
March 1, 2013 - Industry News
The AMP E-100 is capable of carrying 19,500 lbs. when fully loaded and attains a range of 100 miles on a full battery charge, according to the company.
Tags: electric truck, California, CARB certification, AMP Electric Vehicles, AMP E-100
The Ford F-450 and F-550 Super Duty Chassis Cab trucks with the Westport WiNG Power System are available exclusively for order at Westport authorized Ford dealerships.
Tags: CNG, Ford F-550, Ford F-450, Chassis Cab, Ford Motor Co., QVM, Westport WiNG
February 28, 2013 - Industry News
Salem, Ore.-based medical transit service Willamette Valley Transport expects to save around $18,000 annually on fuel costs and significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions with five new propane autogas vans.
Tags: Alliance AutoGas, propane autogas, Blue Star Gas
Roush CleanTech expanded its alternative fuel technology product offerings with new propane autogas fuel systems for Ford F-59, F-53 and E-450 stripped chassis.
Tags: propane autogas, 2013-MY, ROUSH CleanTech, Ford Motor Co., QVM, Ford E-450, Ford stripped chassis, Ford E-53, Ford F-59
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