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May 30, 2014 - Industry News

Clean Diesel Cars Nab 5 of AAA's Top Green Cars

Photo of Model S courtesy of Tesla Motors.

Clean diesel vehicles made up half of the 10 highest scoring green cars in the Automobile Association of America's (AAA) Green Car Guide. The remainder included three electric vehicles and two hybrids.

Tags: Audi, AAA, Tesla Model S, Toyota RAV4

May 28, 2014 - Industry News

Study Shows Diesel Not Leading Particulate Matter Contributor

A new paper issued by the UNECE concluded that diesel road vehicles were the cause of only a small percentage of particulate matter versus other economic sectors.

Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, Diesel Technology Forum, Diesel Fuel

May 27, 2014 - Industry News

Group Names Hyundai-Kia 'Greenest Automaker'

Chart courtesy of Union of Concerned Scientists.

The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) recently announced its rankings of the environmental performance of 2013 model-year light-duty vehicles sold in the U.S. by the top eight automakers.

Tags: Hyundai, Awards, Kia, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids

May 15, 2014 - Industry News

EPA Releases $9M in Funding for Clean Diesel Projects

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the availability of $9 million in grant funding for clean diesel projects to reduce diesel pollution and emissions exposure from existing diesel engines.

Tags: Diesel Engines, EPA

May 13, 2014 - Industry News

BMW 5 Series Gets Diesel Four-Cylinder Engines

Photo of 518d courtesy of BMW.

The 2.0L engines, which will include the automaker's twinpower turbo technology, will initially arrive on the 518d, 520d, and 520d xDrive sedan and touring models.

Tags: BMW, Diesel Engines, BMW 5 Series, Luxury Sedans

May 13, 2014 - Industry News

Audi Adds 3.0L TDI to Engine Lineup

Photo courtesy of Audi.

The new 3.0 TDI, introduced at the Vienna Motor Symposium on May 8, meets the Euro 6 emissions standard. It will be offered in two exhaust turbocharged versions that produce 218 horsepower and 272 hp respectively.

Tags: Audi, Diesel Engines, TDI

April 21, 2014 - Industry News

Kelley Blue Book Names 2014's Greenest Cars

The BMW i3 topped Kelley Blue Book's list of the 10 Best Green Cars Of 2014. Photo courtesy of KBB.com.

For this year's top ten, the editors of Kelley Blue Book named the BMW i3 the No. 1 Green Car for 2014.

Tags: Volkswagen Jetta, TDI, Nissan Leaf, Toyota Prius, Chevrolet Volt, Tesla Model S, Ford C-Max, Honda Civic, Honda Accord, BMW i3, Lexus ES

March 28, 2014 - Industry News

DEF Prices Continue to Rise

Integer Research's March DEF price tracker indicates that U.S. and Canadian bulk diesel exhaust fluid prices continued to rise in March, even as feedstock prices declined slightly.

Tags: Canada, Pricing, DEF

March 19, 2014 - Industry News

Cox Looks to Sprinter and Hybrid Vans for Better MPG

Cox has invested in the Mercedes Benz Sprinter and over the last year has so far replaced more than 1,500 Chevrolet Express and Ford E-Series models with the diesel van.

Since launching the Cox Conserves sustainability program seven years ago, Cox Enterprises has shifted from spec’ing its traditional work vans to the Mercedes Benz Sprinter — citing a big jump in miles per gallon — and has made other changes in how the fleet approaches efficiency.

Tags: Cox Enterprises, Spec'ing, XL Hybrids, Clean Diesel Vehicles, Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids

March 18, 2014 - Industry News

VW Updating TDI Clean Diesel Engine for 2015 Models

Photo courtesy of VW.

Volkswagen's new TDI clean diesel engine will be available with five 2015 model-year vehicles beginning later this year. The next-gen TDI EA288 engine will initially be available with the Passat, Golf, Beetle, Beetle Convertible, and Jetta.

Tags: Volkswagen, Diesel Engines

February 27, 2014 - Industry News

Diesel Slides, CNG Rises in Commercial Truck Engines

Cummins ISL-G medium-duty CNG engine.

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, Natural Gas Vehicles, Polk, Vehicle Registration

February 12, 2014 - Industry News

Submit Your Topic for the 2014 Green Fleet Conference & Expo

Photos from the 2013 Green Fleet Conference & Expo.

Would you like to be a speaker at Green Fleet Conference & Expo? The conference planning committee is working on the 2014 schedule and is looking for your input and ideas. The 2014 event will be in Schaumburg, Ill. on Oct. 29-30 at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel.

Tags: Conference, Green Fleet Awards, Green Fleet Conference

January 28, 2014 - Industry News

BMW Introduces Diesel 7 Series Sedan

Photo courtesy of BMW.

BMW will introduce its first diesel-powered 7 Series sedan in the U.S. in the spring, after showing it at the Chicago Auto Show in early February, the automaker announced Friday.

Tags: BMW, Diesel Engines, BMW 7 Series

January 8, 2014 - Industry News

Congress Allows Biodiesel Tax Incentive to Lapse Again

Congress has allowed a biodiesel tax incentive to lapse at year’s end. The $1-per-gallon biodiesel tax incentive expired on Dec. 31. The biodiesel incentive also expired in 2010 and 2012.

Tags: Biodiesel, National Biodiesel Board, EPA, Tax Incentive, Legislation

December 26, 2013 - Industry News

Volkswagen Sells 100K Clean Diesels in 2013

Photo of Passat with 1.8L TDI courtesy of VW.

Volkswagen Group of America has sold 100,000 TDI clean diesel vehicles in the U.S. in 2013, reaching the milestone for the first time in a calendar year, the automaker has announced.

Tags: Audi, Volkswagen, Clean Diesel Vehicles

December 23, 2013 - Industry News

Top Green Fleet Articles and News Items in 2013

As 2013 comes to an end, take a look back at the articles and news stories that stood out as the most-read content on the Green Fleet website.

November 15, 2013 - Industry News

Video: Ride & Drive 'Best Part' of Green Fleet Conference

The Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel is the site of the 2014 Green Fleet Conference.

Attendees of the 2013 Green Fleet Conference & Expo poured out of the Phoenix Convention Center on Oct. 1-2 to participate in the Ride & Drive Event.

Tags: Green Fleet Conference, Fleet Events

October 14, 2013 - Industry News

Green Fleet Conference Photo Gallery Recap

Attendees from around the country made their way to Phoenix this past Oct. 1-2 to attend the 2013 Green Fleet Conference & Expo.

The 2013 Green Fleet Conference & Expo welcomed more than 600 fleet managers and industry professionals in Phoenix, Oct. 1-2.

Tags: Green Fleet Conference

October 8, 2013 - Industry News

2013 Green Fleet Conference is a Hit with Attendees

For this year's Ride & Drive, Green Fleet Conference organizers closed down a city street in downtown Phoenix

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: Green Fleet Conference

October 1, 2013 - Industry News

Clean Diesel Technology Highlights Its Role in Emissions Reductions to U.S. Senate

US Senate panel asked to continue funding for diesel emissions reduction programs of older engines.

Tags: Clean Diesel, EPA

October 1, 2013 - Industry News

2013 Sustainability All-Star Award Winners Announced at Green Fleet Conference

Photo by Chris Wolski.

The third annual Sustainability All-Star award recipients were recognized Oct. 2 at the Green Fleet Conference in Phoenix.

Tags: Green Fleet Conference, Sustainability All Stars

October 1, 2013 - Industry News

Toyota Dominates Auto Club’s Green Car List

Photos courtesty Automobile Club of Southern Califormia

Six of the top 10 spots are held by Toyota, Lexus, and Scion vehicles. It is the first time an electric vehicle has earned the top spot.

Tags: Toyota, AAA

September 25, 2013 - Industry News

Cummins Crosspoint Subsidiary Launches Second-Generation Hybrid System

The second Crosspoint Kinetics S3000 hybrid system is compatible with gasoline, diesel, propane, and compressed natural gas engines and can be installed in new and used vehicles — even transferred from one vehicle to another, the company said.

Tags: Vehicle Conversion

September 24, 2013 - Industry News

2013 Green Fleet Conference: What to Know Before You Go

For those planning to attend the 2013 Green Fleet Conference & Expo in Phoenix, Ariz., which begins on Tuesday, Oct. 1, we’ve compiled a guide and a list of key things to remember prior to the event and on arrival.

Tags: Green Fleet Conference

September 13, 2013 - Industry News

California Legislature Passes Clean Transportation Funding Bill

Assembly Bill (AB) 8, which would provide more than $2 billion in funding to help fleets and consumers purchase clean and low carbon cars, trucks, buses, and construction equipment, is now with Gov. Jerry Brown for his signature.

Tags: CALSTART

 

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