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February 27, 2013 - Industry News

Ford Fusion Energi Approved for California Carpool Lane

Fusion Energi has an EPA-estimated fuel economy rating of 100 MPGe combined at 108 MPGe city and 92 MPGe highway.

Tags: Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, 2013-MY, Ford, Ford Fusion Energi, HOV Lane

February 20, 2013 - Industry News

Honda Expands Fit EV Leasing to Select East Coast Markets

In addition to California and Oregon, the Fit EV will be available for lease at Honda dealerships in select markets in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maryland, New York and New Jersey.

Tags: Leasing, Honda, dealerships, Honda Fit EV, Battery-Electric Vehicles

February 13, 2013 - Industry News

3M Announces Certification for CNG Tank

<p>3M has completed the NGV2-2007 certification process for its first compressed natural gas tank.</p>

3M announced it has successfully completed the NGV2-2007 certification process for its first compressed natural gas tank. The 21.5-inch by 60-inch inch tank is designed for light- and medium-duty pick-up trucks and corporate fleet vehicles.

Tags: 3M, Natural Gas Vehicles, Chesapeake Energy

February 5, 2013 - Industry News

Icom North America Earns 15 New EPA Certifications

The new certifications cover approximately 100 different 2012-2013 General Motors and Ford light-duty trucks and SUV platforms with GM 4.8L and 5.3L engines and Ford 3.7L, 4.6L, and 5.4L engines.

Tags: 2012-MY, Bi-Fuel, Propane Autogas, 2013-MY, Ford, General Motors, Icom

January 30, 2013 - Industry News

Pennsylvania DEP Extends Alt-Fuel Vehicle Rebate Program

Large-battery vehicles that have battery system capacity equal or greater than 10 kilo-watt hours (kWh), including models such as the Nissan Leaf, Ford Focus and Chevrolet Volt, are eligible for the highest rebate amount.

Tags: Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Rebate, fuel cell vehicles, Alternative-fuel vehicles, Pennsylvania, Natural Gas Vehicles, Propane Autogas, Incentives, Hydrogen Fuel, Battery-Electric Vehicles

January 24, 2013 - Industry News

BAF and Landi Renzo Annouce EPA Certifications for CNG Conversions

BAF received approvals from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the California Air Resources Board (CARB), and Landi Renzo said it has also received EPA approval for its 2013 vehicle lineup.

Tags: CARB, EPA, Natural Gas Vehicles, BAF, Bi-Fuel, Ship-Thru, CNG Conversions, underbody tank, Landi Renzo

January 15, 2013 - Industry News

Volkswagen Shows Diesel Plug-in Hybrid Crossblue Mid-Size SUV Concept in Detroit

<p>The Volkswagen CrossBlue is a mid-size SUV concept with a diesel plug-in hybrid powertrain.</p>

Volkswagen said it developed the vehicle specifically for the U.S. and Canadian markets, and that if it goes into production, it would fit between the Tiguan and Touareg in VW’s lineup.

Tags: Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Volkswagen, Volkswagen CrossBlue, Clean Diesel Vehicles, Detroit Auto Show

January 14, 2013 - Industry News

Nissan Details Updates to 2013 Leaf, Including New Entry Level "S" Grade and MSRP

<p>The 2013 Nissan Leaf.</p>

Nissan is updating its Leaf electric vehicle for model-year 2013 with a number of enhancements, including improved aerodynamics, energy management, a wider range of regenerative braking, a new on-board charger, and a new, lower priced entry-level Leaf grade.

Tags: Nissan, Nissan LEAF, 2013-MY, Battery-Electric Vehicles

January 11, 2013 - Industry News

MY-2014 Silverado Toughened with High-Strength Steel

To help the new 2014 Silverado measure up to the rugged tasks expected of full-size pickups by commercial fleet customers, engineers chose high-strength steels for the backbone of the new trucks.

Tags: General Motors, Aluminum, 2014-MY, High Strength Steel

January 10, 2013 - Industry News

2013 Fiat 500e Rated by EPA at 108 Highway MPGe with 87-Mile Range

<p><em>Photo by Grace Suizo</em>.<br />The Fiat 500e at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show.</p>

The Fiat 500e recharges in less than four hours with its Level 2 (240V) onboard charging module (OBCM).

Tags: Emissions, Fiat, Chrysler, Fiat 500e, Battery-Electric Vehicles

January 3, 2013 - Industry News

2014 Honda Accord PHEV 1st to Meet California’s Strictest Emissions Standard

<p>The 2014-MY Honda Accord Plug-in Hybrid.</p>

This makes the Honda Accord Plug-in Hybrid the first gasoline-powered car in California to meet what is known as the SULEV20 standard, the most stringent in the nation.

Tags: Honda, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, California Air Resources Board, Honda Accord Hybrid

January 3, 2013 - Industry News

Congress Extends Alternative Fuel and Infrastructure Tax Credits

Congress passed the American Taxpayer Relief Act on Jan. 1, 2013, which provided one-year extensions for several tax credits affecting alternative fuels. The tax credits are extended until Dec. 31, 2013, and are retroactive for all of 2012.

Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, Propane Autogas, Alternative Fuels, Liquefied Natural Gas, Biofuels, tax credit

December 20, 2012 - Industry News

Venchurs Now EPA-Certified for CNG Conversions on 2013 Ford Super Duty Trucks

Because Venchurs is a QVM, the original Ford warranty stays intact and the conversions can be financed through Ford Credit, according to Venchurs.

Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, Bi-Fuel, 2013-MY, Venchurs, alternative-fuel conversion, Ford, QVM, CNG Conversions, Ford Super Duty

December 18, 2012 - Industry News

New York Grants HOV Lane Access to Ford C-MAX Energi

Clean Pass, a New York state-run program promoting reduced greenhouse gas emissions and fuel consumption, recently ruled C-MAX Energi owners could drive the entire 40-mile stretch of the Long Island Expressway in the carpool lane.

Tags: CARB, New York, Ford, HOV Lane, Ford C-MAX Energi

December 4, 2012 - Industry News

Altech-Eco Receives EPA Certifications for F-250/350 CNG Systems

Altech-Eco obtained Certificates of Conformity from the EPA for its CNG bi-fuel and dedicated conversion systems for the 2013 Ford 6.2L V8 F-250/350 pickups.

Tags: Altech-Eco, EPA, Natural Gas Vehicles, Bi-Fuel, Ford F-350, Ford F-250, 2013-MY, CNG Conversions

December 4, 2012 - Industry News

Chicago Incentivizing Fleets to Replace Diesel with Electric

The city of Chicago announced it will launch an incentive program for electric trucks in spring 2013, designed to encourage private and public fleets to convert their diesel trucks to electric operations.

Tags: Chicago, Incentives, dealer incentives, Battery-Electric Vehicles

November 21, 2012 - Industry News

Venchurs Completes CNG-Powered Tow from Detroit to Las Vegas

<p>Venchurs offers both CNG-dedicated and bi-fuel conversions of Ford Super Duty trucks as a QVM for Ford Motor Co.</p>

For the trip, the bi-fuel Ford towed a 10,000-plus pound trailer over 4,000 miles.

Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, Bi-Fuel, Ford F-350, Towing, Venchurs, Ford, QVM, CNG Conversions

November 21, 2012 - Industry News

NREL and DOE Launch Online Alternative Fuel Tools for Fleet Managers

The tool allows fleet managers to set objectives for a plan, save the plan, make changes to it and to evaluate different alternative-fuel fleet scenarios.

Tags: Alternative-fuel vehicles, Department of Energy, Vehicle Emissions and Fuel Cost Calculator, fuel savings calculator

November 21, 2012 - Industry News

GM Says Spark EV Will Be Capable of 20-Minute Fast Charge

<p>The 2014-MY Chevrolet Spark.</p>

For charging, GM plans to offer an SAE combo charger for the Spark, which allows DC fast charging of up to 80% of the vehicle’s full charge in approximately 20 minutes.

Tags: Chevrolet, General Motors, 2014-MY, Chevrolet Spark EV

November 20, 2012 - Industry News

Calif. Air Resources Board Accepts Federal Fuel Economy Standards

The approved amendment, known as a 'deem to comply' measure, acknowledges that the federal vehicle standard satisfies California’s requirements.

Tags: Emissions, CARB, Fuel Economy Standards, CAFE Standards, Emissions Reduction

November 12, 2012 - Industry News

GMC Sierra and Chevrolet Silverado Bi-Fuel Pickups Begin Production

<p>The 2013 Chevrolet Silverado HD bi-fuel pickup.</p>

Both vehicles can run on gasoline or compressed natural gas (CNG), and the combined range of the gasoline and CNG tanks is 650 miles.

Tags: Chevrolet, Chevrolet Silverado, Natural Gas Vehicles, Bi-Fuel, 2013-MY, GMC Sierra, General Motors, GMC

November 1, 2012 - Industry News

Chrysler Begins Production of Ram 2500 CNG Pickup Truck

<p>The Ram 2500 CNG truck.</p>

The Ram 2500 CNG is a bi-fuel pickup truck that uses natural gas as its primary fuel.

Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, Bi-Fuel, Ram, Ram 2500, Ram 2500 CNG

October 25, 2012 - Industry News

AMP Electric Vehicles to Focus on Fleets

In the company's first investor call, it announced that it has put development of EV passenger cars on hold while it pursues the U.S. commercial truck fleet market.

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

October 25, 2012 - Industry News

Westport Lowers Price of CNG Bi-Fuel Conversion System

The Westport WiNG System is designed to travel 300 miles on compressed natural gas (CNG) alone, and 650 miles with both tanks full.

Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, Bi-Fuel, Ford F-350, Ford F-250, Westport Innovations, Ford Super Duty

October 22, 2012 - Industry News

Go Natural Installs Bi-Fuel CNG Kit on F-150 in 2 Hours and 15 Minutes

<p>Photo by Chris Wolski</p>
<p>A Go Natural CNG technician works to install a CNG bi-fuel kit on this F-150 at the 2012 Green Fleet Conference.</p>

At the 2012 Green Fleet Conference, two technicians installed a Go Natural CNG conversion kit on a 2010-MY Ford F-150 in just under two hours and 15 minutes.

Tags: Ford F-150, Quantum Fuel Systems, Green Fleet Conference, 2010-MY, Bi-Fuel, Go Natural CNG, CNG Conversions