June 2, 2014 - Industry News
Westport is expanding its 2015 lineup to offer two compressed natural gas fuel systems for the Ford Transit Connect, including a dedicated and bi-fuel option.
Tags: Ford Transit Connect, 2015-MY, Westport, Natural Gas Vehicles, Compact Vans, Vehicle Modifiers
May 30, 2014 - Industry News
Clean diesel vehicles made up half of the 10 highest scoring green cars in the Automobile Association of America's (AAA) Green Car Guide. The remainder included three electric vehicles and two hybrids.
Tags: Audi, AAA, Toyota RAV4 EV, Tesla Model S, Clean Diesel Vehicles
Eight states released an 11-point action plan they say will help them reach 3.3 million zero emission vehicles (ZEV) on their roadways by 2025.
Tags: Zero-Emission Vehicles, State Fleet, Elected Leaders
The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded $7 million to projects expected to advance the development of hydrogen fuel cell systems for variously sized vehicles.
Tags: Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, U.S. Department of Energy, Federal Grants
May 27, 2014 - Industry News
A new paper issued by the UNECE concluded that diesel road vehicles were the cause of only a small percentage of particulate matter versus other economic sectors.
Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, Diesel Technology Forum, Diesel Fuel
May 19, 2014 - Industry News
General Motors has reduced carbon tailpipe emissions 5.2 percent in the past two years, the company announced in an annual sustainability report that presented its commitments for producing a greener fleet of vehicles in coming years.
Tags: sustainability, China, Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet Cruze, Emissions Reduction, General Motors, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Chevrolet, 2013-MY, 2011-MY
May 14, 2014 - Industry News
The California Energy Commission is providing fleet-eligible $1,000 incentives for the purchase of Honda's Civic Natural Gas sedan as part of a larger initiative to expand the use of alternative fuels in the state.
Tags: Honda, Natural Gas Vehicles, Honda Civic, AT&T, South Coast Air Quality Management District, Airport Fleet, Incentives, California Energy Commission, Telecommunications Fleet
May 13, 2014 - Industry News
Volkswagen's e-Golf plug-in electric compact car will arrive at dealer lots in the fourth quarter of 2014 as the automaker's first fully electric vehicle offered in the U.S.
Tags: Volkswagen, Volkswagen Golf, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Compact Cars, EV Charging Stations
May 12, 2014 - Industry News
Hino Trucks’ Class 5 195h and 195h-DC diesel electric cab-over has been
approved by the New York Truck – Voucher Incentive Program (NYT-VIP).
Tags: Hino 195h, Hino Trucks, Incentives, Cabovers
The California Energy Commission has awarded $46.6 million in state grants to construct 28 new hydrogen fueling stations as part of a broader initiative to popularize the alternative fuel in the state.
Tags: California, California Energy Commission, Hydrogen Fueling Stations
May 8, 2014 - Industry News
Westport Innovations is debuting its WiNG natural gas power system for the Ford F-150 at a trade show in California this week, while noting that it is emissions-certified by the state’s Air Resources Board as well as the federal Environmental Protection Agency.
Tags: Ford F-150, CARB, Pickup Trucks, California, Natural Gas Vehicles, Compressed Natural Gas, Westport
Alliance AutoGas has announced that its new Fuel Management Dispenser System is now available to fleet customers.
Tags: Alliance AutoGas, Fuel Management, Propane Autogas
May 7, 2014 - Press Release
With the agreement, Ryder will purchase CNG tank systems directly from Quantum and install them onto CNG-powered vehicles with a team of Ryder technicians.
Tags: Ryder, Quantum, CNG
May 6, 2014 - Industry News
The 2015 bi-fuel Chevrolet Impala will start at $38,210 when it goes on sale later this year as the first full-size sedan produced by a major automaker for the North America market.
Tags: Chevrolet Impala, Chevrolet Impala CNG, General Motors
Alkane Truck Company, a new OEM of Class 7-8 Trucks in Myrtle Beach, S.C., has released its propane-autogas-powered cabover Class 7 truck to the U.S. market.
Tags: Class 7, Class 8, Medium-Duty Trucks, Propane Autogas, Alkane Truck Company
May 1, 2014 - Industry News
The Maryland Energy Administration has begun accepting applications for a fleet voucher program that encourages the purchase of alternative fuel vehicles, the department announced.
Tags: Alternative Fuels, Maryland, Vouchers
April 30, 2014 - Executive Fleet News
The Mercedes-Benz 2014 model-year B-Class Electric Drive will start at $42,375 when it arrives this summer as the automaker's first battery-electric vehicle offered in the U.S. market.
Tags: Mercedes-Benz, 2014-MY, Mercedes-Benz B-Class, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Subcompact Cars
April 29, 2014 - Industry News
Ford has developed a fleet purchasing planner that helps better inform commercial fleet managers about how to reduce their carbon footprint when purchasing new fleet vehicles.
Tags: sustainability, Vehicle Purchasing, Ford, Elevator Fleets, Big Data
The nation's heaviest ethanol-producing states have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a California law they say discriminates against out-of-state ethanol fuel.
Tags: Ethanol, Biofuels, Supreme Court, Regulators
April 25, 2014 - Industry News
Automakers mostly exceeded 2012 federal tailpipe emissions standards in the first year of the program with only Jaguar Range Rover falling short, according to an EPA report.
Tags: Greenhouse Gas Emissions, EPA, Jaguar, Toyota
April 16, 2014 - Industry News
Toyota is giving its top-selling U.S. passenger car a makeover for the 2015 model year, introducing the 2015 Camry at the New York International Auto Show.
Tags: Toyota Camry, Mid-Size Sedans, New York Auto Show, Toyota, 2015-MY
April 15, 2014 - Industry News
General Motors will offer its bi-fuel Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickup trucks starting at $9,500 and dedicated compressed natural gas vans starting at $10,825, the company has announced.
Tags: Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra, Bi-Fuel CNG, Pickup Trucks, Natural Gas Vehicles, Pricing, Chevrolet Express, GMC Savana, 2015-MY, Class 3, Class 2
April 4, 2014 - Industry News
A volatile ethanol market has been driving gasoline prices higher since early February because most gasoline sold in the U.S. has about 10% of the corn-based biofuel.
Tags: Ethanol, Gasoline Prices, Trends
The average fuel economy of new light-duty vehicles sold in March rose to 25.4 miles per gallon to reach its highest level is more than seven years, according to University of Michigan researchers.
Tags: Fuel Economy, Greenhouse Gas, UMTRI
April 3, 2014 - Industry News
California is expected to run out of single-occupant carpool lane stickers for drivers of zero-emission vehicles nearly five years before the program expires, the Air Resources Board has announced.
Tags: Toyota Prius Plug-in, Zero-Emission Vehicles, California, California Air Resources Board
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