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September 24, 2012 - Industry News

Eaton Supporting California Incentive Program for Hybrids

Some 87 bus and truck chassis configurations from a variety of vehicle manufacturers are equipped with Eaton hybrid systems and eligible for the incentives.

Tags: HVIP, Incentives, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids

September 20, 2012 - Industry News

Green Fleet Conference and Expo Revamps Ride and Drive Event

Get behind the wheel of some of the latest green vehicles available during the 'Experience Tomorrow at the Ride & Drive Event,' scheduled for Oct. 2 from 9-11 a.m.

Tags: Green Fleet Conference

September 17, 2012 - Industry News

Energy Department Offers Petroleum Reduction Planning Tool

<p>A screenshot of the reduction planning tool.</p>

Reduction plans include vehicle replacement, alternative fuel integration, idle and mileage reductions, and efficient driving.

Tags: Driver Behavior, Clean Cities, Idling, Eco-Driving, Alternative Fuels, Emissions Reduction, Idle Reduction

September 13, 2012 - Industry News

VVS Announces Ship-Thru CNG Installation for Ford Trucks

Companies interested in adding CNG Ford F-250s or F-350s to fleet can apply for Venchurs’ short-term loaner program for test driving.

Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, Bi-Fuel, Venchurs, alternative-fuel conversion, Ford, CNG Conversions

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?

Tags: Green Fleet Conference

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.”

Tags: Green Fleet Conference

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.

Tags: Green Fleet Conference