March 11, 2014 - Industry News
CleanFuel USA will offer a a GMC C2500 pickup truck with a propane autogas fueling system, the vehicle modifier has announced. The GMC C2500 will arrive with a 6.0L V-8 engine equipped with CleanFuel's LPI system.
Tags: Pickup Trucks, CleanFUEL USA, Propane Autogas, Vehicle Modifiers, GMC Sierra
Westport Innovations has combined its bi-fuel and dedicated natural gas fuel system products and body configurations for Ford vehicles under the WiNG Power System brand.
Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, Ford F-Series, Ford E-Series, Vehicle Modifiers, Westport Innovations
March 11, 2014 - Press Release
The CEI Group Inc. (CEI) has managed repairs on more than 1,000 all-electric fleet vehicles, the company announced March 6.
Tags: Vehicle Repairs, CEI Group, Electric Vehicles
March 7, 2014 - Industry News
Growth in the number of E-85 fueling stations has slowed since 2011, as demand has fallen for the higher-blend ethanol fuel blend, according to federal data.
Tags: Minnesota, Ethanol, Ethanol Fueling Stations
March 6, 2014 - Industry News
FedEx will deploy its first propane autogas delivery vehicle developed in a partnership with ROUSH CleanTech later this year, the company announced Thursday at the Work Truck Show in Indianapolis.
Tags: ROUSH CleanTech, Ford, Vehicle Modifiers, FedEx, Stripped Chassis, Work Truck Show
March 4, 2014 - Industry News
Ford's gaseous-prep V-10 engine for its redesigned 2016 F-650 and F-750 trucks offers a forward-thinking option that will open up new fleet markets, vehicle modifiers told AutomotiveFleet.com.
Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, Ford Super Duty, Vehicle Modifiers, ROUSH CleanTech, Natural Gas Vehicles, Ford F-650, Ford F-750, Westport Innovations, Work Truck Show, 2016-MY, Class 6
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has raised standards for new-vehicle emissions and required lower sulfur content for gasoline beginning in 2017 under its Tier 3 regulation, the agency announced Monday.
Tags: Gasoline, Regulations, EPA, Emissions Reduction, Greenhouse Gas, 2017-MY
February 28, 2014 - Industry News
Honda Motor Co. said it will expand use of its next-generation gasoline-electric hybrid system, following its decision to end production of the Insight Hybrid.
Tags: Honda, Honda Insight, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Engines, 2014-MY
February 27, 2014 - Industry News
Diesel-powered engines remained the dominant fuel powering newly registered commercial trucks in 2013, as vehicle owners continued pushing adoption of natural gas powerplants, according to Polk.
Tags: Cummins, Diesel Engines, Medium-Duty Trucks, Vehicle Registration, Natural Gas Vehicles, Polk
February 27, 2014 - Global News
Initially, the V40 can be equipped with two engines from the four-cylinder Drive-E engine family: the 245 hp petrol turbo T5 and the turbo diesel D4 with 190 hp.
Tags: Drive-E engines, Volvo, Volvo V40
February 19, 2014 - Global News
Westport Innovations and India’s Tata Motors Limited have launched a new spark-ignited (SI) natural gas 3.8L turbocharged engine featuring the Westport WP580 Engine Management System (EMS).
Tags: Natural Gas, Tata Motors, Engine, Westport Innovations
February 18, 2014 - Industry News
President Barack Obama has proposed setting up a federal energy security trust to fund development of alternative vehicle development by repealing subsidies to the oil and gas industry.
Tags: Federal Grant, Alternative Fuels, President Obama
President Barack Obama will direct federal agencies on February 18 to develop higher fuel economy standards for medium- and heavy-duty trucks over the next two years by March of 2016.
Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, Heavy-Duty Trucks, Fuel Economy, CAFE Standards, President Obama, EPA, U.S. Department of Transportation
February 12, 2014 - Industry News
The planning committee for the 2014 Green Fleet Conference & Expo, which will be in Schaumburg, Ill. on Oct. 29-30, is working on this year's schedule and wants your input and ideas.
Tags: Green Fleet Conference, Call for Papers
February 11, 2014 - Industry News
The state of Washington will have one of the nation’s largest privately funded propane autogas refueling networks when the last of 11 stations opens in July.
Tags: Blue Star Gas, Propane Fueling Stations, Propane Autogas, Washington
February 6, 2014 - Industry News
Chevrolet has announced that its MY-2015 HD models will be available with a CNG-capable, bi-fuel 6.0L engine. The move gives fleet managers and consumers more options when choosing a 2500HD or 3500HD model, according to the automaker.
Tags: Chevrolet Silverado, Bi-Fuel, CNG
February 4, 2014 - Industry News
Honda recently announced the availability of the Civic Hybrid for the 2014 model year. The new model has an improved EPA rating of 44/47/45 city/highway/combined, up from the 2013 model's 44/44/44.
Tags: Honda, Honda Civic, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids
January 27, 2014 - Industry News
Honda has announced retail pricing for its 2014 Civic Natural Gas compact sedan that it mostly sold to corporate and government fleets during the 2013 model year.
Tags: Honda, Natural Gas Vehicles, Honda Civic Natural Gas, 2014-MY, Fuel Economy, California
January 24, 2014 - Industry News
Virginia's state legislators voted Thursday to repeal a $64 annual license tax on hybrid vehicles that was imposed a year ago.
Tags: Legislation, Taxes, Virginia, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids
January 22, 2014 - Industry News
FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp., and Nissan have announced that the two companies will begin testing the Nissan e-NV200, a battery electric compact cargo van, under real world conditions in Washington, D.C.
Tags: Compact Vans, Nissan NV200, FedEx, Nissan, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Cargo Vans
Westport Innovations is consolidating its production of bi-fuel and dedicated natural gas Ford vehicles at a Dallas production facility, a move not expected to cause ordering delays to fleet purchasers.
Tags: Westport Innovations, Natural Gas Vehicles, Delayed OEM Vehicle, Vehicle Manufacturing
January 9, 2014 - Industry News
The essential role and the fuel-savings and emissions benefits of new clean diesel technology were highlighted recently by the Diesel Technology Forum in a statement before the District of Columbia (D.C.) City Council on the Omnibus D.C. Sustainability Act.
Tags: Biodiesel, Diesel Technology Forum, Clean Diesel
January 7, 2014 - Industry News
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper recently announced the availability of $30 million in funding for the state's natural gas fueling infrastructure through the Federal Highway Administration’s Congestion, Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) program.
Tags: Colorado, Compressed Natural Gas, CNG Fueling Stations
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
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