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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

October 16, 2012 - Industry News

Honda Offers Civic Natural Gas Customers $3,000 Worth of Free Fuel

Customers interested in receiving a $3,000 fuel card with the purchase of a new 2012 Civic Natural Gas Vehicle must make their purchase from a participating Honda CNG dealer on or before Jan. 2, 2013.

Tags: Honda, Clean Energy Fuels, Natural Gas Vehicles, Honda Civic Natural Gas

October 15, 2012 - Industry News

Photos From the 2012 Green Fleet Conference

Check out the vehicles from the Ride and Drive event and of the Green Fleet Conference exhibit hall.

Tags: Green Fleet Conference

October 10, 2012 - Industry News

GE and Chesapeake Energy Launch CNG in A Box System

<p>With this solution, business owners can work with a single provider to acquire, finance and maintain their CNG In A Box system, according to a release from the companies.</p>

With this solution, business owners can work with a single provider to acquire, finance and maintain their CNG In A Box system, according to a release from the companies.

Tags: GE Capital, Natural Gas Vehicles, CNG Fueling Stations

October 10, 2012 - Industry News

New Cummins Westport Mid-Range Engine to Run on CNG

ISB6.7 G, a mid-range 6.7L natural gas engine, will run on compressed natural gas (CNG), though, the natural gas may be stored on the vehicle in liquefied natural gas (LNG) state or as CNG.

Tags: Cummins, Natural Gas Engines, Natural Gas Vehicles, Liquefied Natural Gas, Westport Innovations

October 9, 2012 - Industry News

Clean Energy to Bring CNG to Virginia

Clean Energy recently opened its first CNG public-access station in Virginia on Maury Street in downtown Richmond and expects to open its second station adjacent to Dulles International Airport.

Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, Virginia, Clean Energy, CNG Fueling Stations

October 3, 2012 - Industry News

Airport Transport Company Honored with Propane Autogas Fleet Award

Go Airport Express operates 30 Roush CleanTech Ford E-350 propane-autogas-fueled vans between Chicago’s downtown hotels and its airports.

Tags: Chicago, Propane Autogas, Propane Education & Research Council, ROUSH CleanTech, Ford E-350, Awards, GO Airport Express

October 1, 2012 - Industry News

What if natural gas prices go up?

Deborah Lockridge, editor in chief of Heavy-Duty Trucking magazine, takes a look at natural gas prices and what they might look like in the coming years.

Tags: Fuel Prices, Natural Gas Vehicles

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