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September 6, 2012 - Industry News

Real-World Strategies for Deploying Electric Vehicles

The session will feature an examination of real-world challenges in establishing an EV charging infrastructure based on actual fleet experience.

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September 5, 2012 - Industry News

AMP Successfully Tests Medium-Duty Electric Step Van

The medium-duty electric vehicles built under the agreement are designed for 100 miles of range on a single charge and have a maximum gross vehicle weight of 19,500 lbs.

Tags: Navistar, AMP Electric Vehicles, Battery-Electric Vehicles

August 30, 2012 - Industry News

OEMs Talk Green Truck Products & Technologies

What can fleet managers expect from the next generation of light- and medium-duty trucks?

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August 28, 2012 - Industry News

BAF Launches CNG Payback Estimator Tool

The tool is aimed at helping fleet managers evaluate the costs associated with converting to compressed natural gas (CNG).

Tags: Operating Costs, Natural Gas Vehicles, BAF, fuel cost, CNG Conversions

August 23, 2012 - Industry News

Green Fleet Conference Adds Medium-Duty Track

The Green Fleet Conference, to be held Oct. 2-3 at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel, introduces an all-new medium-duty truck sessions.

August 23, 2012 - Industry News

XL Hybrids Signs Lithium-Ion Battery Supply Agreement with Johnson Controls

The battery pack Johnson Controls is supplying XL Hybrids for its hybrid electric powertrains provides 1.8 kilowatt-hours (kWh) of energy storage, and is expected to be developed for light-duty vehicles used by fleets.

Tags: Johnson Controls, Partnership, XL Hybrids, Chevrolet Express, GMC Savana, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Battery-Electric Vehicles

August 22, 2012 - Industry News

Ford Boosts Investment in Hybrid and EV Technologies

The company said that it is investing on a number of fronts, including in its battery testing capabilities and in the design, engineering and production of key electrified-vehicle components.

Tags: Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Ford, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Battery-Electric Vehicles

August 16, 2012 - Industry News

Toyota Releases Additional RAV4 EV Details

From remote charging options to interior comfort to futuristic interactive displays, the RAV4 EV combines the practical features of a compact SUV with aerodynamic styling and an electric powertrain for the longest EPA-estimated driving range rating of any non-luxury EV, according to Toyota.

Tags: Toyota, SUV, Toyota RAV4 EV, Battery-Electric Vehicles

August 15, 2012 - Industry News

Landi Renzo USA Announces Natural Gas Vehicle Partnership with Reading Equipment & Distribution

As a Qualified Vehicle Modifier (QVM) of Ford vehicles, Landi Renzo's bi-fuel CNG system will be fully integrated as close to the OEM level as possible and installed on Ford F-250 and F-350 trucks by Reading Equipment & Distribution at its Ford ship-thru facility in Louisville, Ky., according to the announcement.

Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, Ford F-350, Ford F-250, Landi Renzo USA, Ford, Ship-Thru, QVM

August 9, 2012 - Industry News

Okla. Governor: Federal Rules Favor Electric over CNG

Pending rule proposal from the EPA would place natural gas vehicles at a competitive disadvantage relative to other alternative fuel vehicles, Gov. Mary Fallin of Oklahoma says.

August 1, 2012 - Industry News

Green Fleet Conference: Learn How to Green Your Medium-Duty Truck Fleet

Operating a green fleet provides both a financial and corporate image benefit. Unfortunately, far too often fleets make the decision to pursue a specific green course without taking a careful look at both their options and their own operations.

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July 26, 2012 - Industry News

Bob Lutz Stops by Jay Leno's Garage to Talk About the VIA Extended Range Electric Truck

According to VIA, the VIA Trux delivers up to a 40-mile battery range.

Tags: Bob Lutz, VIA Motors, Jay Leno's Garage, Battery-Electric Vehicles

July 25, 2012 - Industry News

Registration Open for Green Fleet Conference

This year, the event is co-located with the NGVAmerica "Natural Gas Vehicle Conference & Summit," help Oct. 3-5.

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July 24, 2012 - Industry News

Dept. of Energy Alt-Fuel Technology Database Provides Benchmarking Data

<p>The&nbsp;Transparent Cost Database provides average fuel economy and capital cost projections for vehicles with alternative-fuel or other types of powertrain technology.</p>

The site doesn't provide any vehicle-specific information, but rather provides information such as average vehicle fuel economy and capital cost estimates.

Tags: Benchmarking, Department of Energy, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Fuel Economy, Alternative Fuels, price projections, data management tool

July 18, 2012 - Industry News

Hybrids: For Commercial Fleets, Cost-Effective Bridge to Electric Vehicle Future

Hybrid conversion supplier XL Hybrids analyzes the payback of hybrid electric vehicles for fleets compared to all-electric vehicles.

Tags: XL Hybrids, Total Cost of Ownership, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Battery-Electric Vehicles

July 18, 2012 - Industry News

Air Resources Board Renews $27 Million Clean Vehicle Funding

ARB will use the majority of those funds for its California Clean Vehicle Rebate Project to provide incentives for the purchase of zero-emission and plug-in hybrid passenger cars, and another percentage will go toward hybrid and zero-emission trucks and buses.

Tags: Funding, CARB, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Air Resources Board, Grants, zero emissions vehicles, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids

July 18, 2012 - Industry News

Tips for Selling Used Hybrids & Other Alt-Fuel Vehicles

At this year's Green Fleet Conference, remarketing experts from several major fleet management companies will share industry best practices in a panel called “Maximizing Resale Values When Remarketing Hybrids and Other Alt-Fuel Vehicles.”

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July 12, 2012 - Industry News

ROUSH CleanTech Receives CARB Retrofit Alternative Fuel System Certification for 2010-MY Vehicles

With 2010-MY certification in-hand, ROUSH CleanTech is now pursuing similar retrofit certification for 2009, 2011 and 2012 model years of the same Ford E-series vans and wagons, and E-450 cutaway vehicle platforms.

Tags: Ford F-150, CARB, Roush, 2010-MY, Propane Autogas, ROUSH CleanTech, Ford E-350, CARB certification, Ford E-250, Retrofitting

July 11, 2012 - Industry News

Landi Renzo Adds CARB-Approved Ford 6.8L & GM 6.0L CNG Systems to Lineup

Landi Renzo USA / Baytech, a subsidiary of Landi Renzo SpA, announced the addition of the 50-state legal CARB-approved, CNG-powered 2012 Ford 6.8L V10 and GM 6.0L V8 heavy-duty engines.

Tags: CARB, Workhorse, Natural Gas Vehicles, Ford F-550, Ford F-450, Step Van, alternative-fuel conversion, CARB certification, Ford F-650, CNG Conversions

July 5, 2012 - Industry News

Tests Confirm XL Hybrids’ Claims Tied to Fuel Economy

The test was completed using a Chevrolet 2500 Express cargo van fitted with the original equipment manufacturer's 4.8 liter engine and 6 speed transmission over the light-duty Urban Dynamometer Driving Schedule (UDDS) test cycle, which represents city or urban driving routes.

Tags: Cargo Vans, XL Hybrids, Chevrolet Express, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids

July 5, 2012 - Industry News

FedEx Sustainability VP, MotorWeek Host to Speak at 2012 Green Fleet Conference

The conference includes four components: education through workshops, seminars and speakers; exhibits; a ride-and-drive event; and networking opportunities. The event will be held Oct. 2-3 at the Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel & Convention Center, near the Chicago metropolitan area.

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July 2, 2012 - Industry News

Westport Opens Bi-fuel Conversion Facility for F-250 and F-350 at Ford's Kentucky Plant

A WiNG Power System conversion costs $9,750, with discounts on orders of 25 or more, according to John Howell, senior director of marketing and business development for Westport Light Duty.

Tags: Alternative-fuel vehicles, Natural Gas Vehicles, Bi-Fuel, Ford F-350, Ford F-250, fuel conversion systems, alternative-fuel conversion, Westport Innovations

June 27, 2012 - Industry News

Fleet Financing Available for Diesel Emissions Retrofits

Clean Diesel Technologies Inc. has partnered with American Infrastructure Leasing to offer leasing solutions for Clean Diesel's ECS-branded diesel particulate filter (DPF) retrofit solutions to fleet owners and operators across North America.

Tags: CARB, Compliance, Diesel Emissions, Clean Diesel Technologies, American Infrastructure Leasing

June 27, 2012 - Industry News

Oregon Launches $4 Million Electric Truck Incentive Program

The Commercial Electric Truck Incentive Program will be offered in the form of $20,000 vouchers per eligible, all-electric vehicle over 10,000 pounds, regardless of manufacturer.

Tags: Funding, Commercial Fleets, Oregon, Incentives, zero emissions vehicles, Battery-Electric Vehicles

June 21, 2012 - Industry News

Wheego Offers 45% Discount on All-Electric Car

<p>Wheego LiFe in Silver</p>

Normally priced at $21,990, the plug-in electric cars have been reduced to $12,000 (including freight) while supplies last.

Tags: Discount, Wheego Electric Cars, Wheego LiFe, Wheego