January 6, 2014 - Industry News
Toyota Motor Sales will produce a hydrogen fuel-cell electric car for the 2015 model year with a 300-mile range that will initially debut in California, the automaker announced at the Consumer Electronics Show.
Tags: Toyota, Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Hydrogen Fueling Stations, Consumer Electronics Show, Toyota FCV
December 31, 2013 - Executive Fleet News
Mercedes-Benz is introducing an all-electric B-Class compact car into the U.S. market in the summer of 2014 with a price tag of around $40,000.
Tags: Mercedes-Benz, Mercedes-Benz B-Class, Compact Cars, Battery-Electric Vehicles
December 26, 2013 - Industry News
The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded more than $7 million for hydrogen and fuel-cell vehicle and infrastructure projects in four states to speed the development of the technology.
Tags: Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Hydrogen Fueling Stations, UPS, Delivery Fleet, Federal Grants, U.S. Department of Energy, FedEx
Available in January, Club Car will be launching a new line of Carryall utility and transport vehicles to help customers switch from pickup trucks to gas, diesel or zero-emissions electric utility vehicles (UTVS).
Tags: Utility Vehicle, Club Car, Electric Utility Vehicle
December 23, 2013 - Industry News
The vast majority of vehicles on U.S. roadways in the year 2040 will still use gasoline, according to a projection from the U.S. Department of Energy. A whopping 78% of light-duty vehicles will still be sold with gasoline engines.
Tags: Battery-Electric Vehicles, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, U.S. Department of Energy, Forecast, Fuel Economy
December 20, 2013 - Industry News
NSTAR and VNG.CO LLC have entered into a joint initiative for the installation of compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling facilities by VNG, which will support NSTAR’s deployment of light-duty natural gas vehicles (NGVs) in the Greater Boston Area.
Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, CNG Fueling Stations, VNG
December 17, 2013 - Industry News
General Motors is developing a compact car similar to the battery-electric Chevrolet Volt that will go 200 miles on a single charge and carry a generator.
Tags: Chevrolet Volt, General Motors, Battery-Electric Vehicles
December 16, 2013 - Industry News
Model-year 2012 vehicles achieved an all-time high fuel economy of 23.6 miles per gallon, representing a 1.2 mpg increase over the previous year, according to a new report from the Environmental Protection Agency.
Tags: EPA, Fuel Economy, 2012-MY
December 11, 2013 - Industry News
Current Motor has introduced a small fleet of four electric Super Scooters docked to a solar-charging station that have been designed for business, campus, event and municipal use.
Tags: Current Motor, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Scooter, Solar Charging
December 4, 2013 - Press Release
The offer is on a first-come, first-serve basis, and once fleets are awarded the cards, they will have until Dec. 31, 2015 to use them up.
Tags: Alternative Fuels, Clean Energy, Ford, Compressed Natural Gas, Westport Innovations
December 3, 2013 - Industry News
Electric vehicle prices fell 15% in November, while new vehicles arriving to market helped General Motors, Toyota, Jeep, and others enjoy a strong month of sales, Kelley Blue Book reported.
Tags: Kelley Blue Book, Retail Sales, Chevrolet Silverado, Toyota Corolla, Battery-Electric Vehicles
The California Energy Commission is seeking proposals to spend $200 million starting in 2015 to build out fueling stations and other infrastructure to support hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles.
Tags: Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Hydrogen Fueling Stations, Grant Funding, California Energy Commission, Medium-Duty Trucks, Alternative Fuels, Heavy-Duty Trucks, California
November 21, 2013 - Industry News
Ford has started production of its 2014 F-150 with the ability to run on compressed natural gas. It is the only manufacturer with an available CNG/LPG-capable half-ton pickup.
Tags: Ford, Ford F-150, Natural Gas Vehicles, Alternative Fuels
November 18, 2013 - Industry News
Volkswagen is adding itself to the list of automakers who offer an all-electric vehicle to U.S. buyers with the 2015 e-Golf, which it brought to the Los Angeles Auto Show this week.
Tags: L.A. Auto Show, Compact Sedans, Compact Cars, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Volkswagen, Volkswagen Golf
The 2014 MINI Cooper will arrive on a longer, front-wheel-drive platform with a new generation of three- and four-cylinder engines, body styling updates, and an infotainment system, BMW announced Monday.
Tags: Mini Cooper, L.A. Auto Show, Subcompact Cars, 2014-MY
November 15, 2013 - Industry News
The Ride & Drive at the 2013 Green Fleet Conference & Expo received rave reviews. It was cited as the 'best part of the show' by attendees. Don’t miss next year’s event, Oct. 29-30 at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel in Schaumburg, Ill.
Tags: Green Fleet Conference, Fleet Events
October 29, 2013 - Industry News
According to Vincentric’s 2013 Hybrid Analysis, 13 of 33 hybrid vehicles have a lower total cost-of-ownership compared to their all-gasoline counterparts.
Tags: Vincentric, Total Cost of Ownership, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids
October 25, 2013 - Industry News
Eight states recently vowed to increase the nation’s number of zero-emission vehicles (ZEV) to 3.3 million by 2025. Part of this agreement includes the opportunity for public-private partnerships among states, energy companies and other industry stakeholders.
Tags: CARB, zero emissions vehicles, zero-emissions
October 24, 2013 - Industry News
GE Capital’s Transportation Finance business and Clean Energy Fuels Corp. are now working together to convert heavy-duty trucking fleets from diesel to cleaner-burning, less-expensive natural gas.
Tags: Clean Energy Fuels, Alternative Fuels, GE Capital Transportation Finance, natural gas truck
The all-new 2014 Mazda3 has been nominated as a finalist for the 2014 Green Car of the Year by Green Car Journal.
Tags: Mazda, Green Car of the Year, Green Car Journal, Mazda3
October 17, 2013 - Industry News
With a total driving range of 300 miles, this new electric luxury coupe will be available in all major U.S. areas in January.
Tags: General Motors, 2014-MY, Cadillac ELR, Luxury Coupe, Battery-Electric Vehicles
October 10, 2013 - Industry News
Beginning with the 2014 model year, Toyota’s Prius Plug-in has reduced the MSRP by over $2,000 to $29,990.
Tags: Toyota, Toyota Prius Plug-in, 2014-MY, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids
AMP Americas has signed a deal with Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) and Select Milk Producers to convert a portion of their diesel needs to CNG.
Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, Alternative Fuels, AMP Americas
Check out the photo gallery of this year's Green Fleet Conference, where more than 600 fleet managers and fleet stakeholders invested in fleet sustainability gathered to learn and network.
Tags: Green Fleet Conference
October 7, 2013 - Industry News
More than 600 fleet managers and fleet stakeholders invested in fleet sustainability took part at this year’s Green Fleet Conference in Phoenix, which was held October 1-2 at the Phoenix Convention Center.
Tags: Chrysler, Natural Gas Vehicles, Propane Autogas, Ford, General Motors, Sustainability, Hino, Green Fleet Conference
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