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July 2, 2015 - Industry News

Hyundai Announces 2016-MY Fleet Incentives

Photo of 2016 Sonata plug-in hybrid courtesy of Hyundai.

Hyundai has announced fleet incentives for 10 of its 2016 model-year vehicles.

Tags: Hyundai, Fleet Incentives, 2016-MY

July 1, 2015 - Industry News

CARB Approves $373M in Clean-Vehicle Grants

The California Air Resources Board has approved $373-million in grants to bolster alternative-fuel vehicles, including fleet-eligible rebates for low- and zero-emission passenger vehicles, the board announced.

Tags: CARB, California, Zero-Emission Vehicles, State Funding, Rebates

June 23, 2015 - Industry News

Fleet Technology Expo Attendee Count Doubles

The Fleet Technology Expo is in Long Beach, Calif. on Aug. 24-26. Conveniently located in the midst of Southern California, Long Beach is nearby multiple SoCal attractions. Photo courtesy Long Beach Convention & Visitor's Bureau.

Compared to the 2014 Green Fleet Conference & Expo, fleet attendee count for the now renamed and expanded show has so far doubled in 2015.

Tags: Fleet Technology Expo, Fleet Events, Bobit Business Media

June 22, 2015 - Industry News

Vote for the 2015 Fleet Hall of Fame Inductees

Photo by Vince Taroc.

Voting is now open for the inductees to the Fleet Hall of Fame, so be sure to cast your vote today.

Tags: Automotive Fleet, Fleet Hall of Fame, AFLA Conference

June 19, 2015 - Industry News

Feds Claim Phase 2 GHG Rules Will Cut Pollution and Save Money

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The federal government’s top vehicle and clean-air regulators on June 19 formally announced their proposal for extending fuel-economy and greenhouse-gas emissions rules, and predicted positive economic and health-benefit results.

Tags: Emissions, MPG, EPA, NHTSA

June 16, 2015 - Press Release

GE Capital Fleet Identifies Challenges, Growth Areas

A survey from the fleet management company examines opinions by top executives about financial performance, operational issues, and the economic outlook of the fleet industry.

Tags: GE Capital Fleet Services, Employment, C-Suite, Economic Conditions

June 12, 2015 - Industry News

DOE Offers $2M Toward Green Vehicle Purchasing

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will offer up to $2 million to support aggregated purchasing models for plug-in electric and other alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles, subsystems, components, alternative fuels, and refueling/charging infrastructure.

Tags: Clean Cities, Grant Funding, U.S. Department of Energy, Federal Grants

June 8, 2015 - Industry News

Diesel Prices Decrease Slightly for Second Week

The average cost of a gallon of on-highway diesel fuel dropped again this week, moving lower for the second time in more than a month.

Tags: Oil Prices, Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices, Fuel

June 5, 2015 - Industry News

Chicago Fleets Saved 25M Fuel Gallons Last Year

Photo courtesy of CACC.

The commercial and government fleet members of the Chicago Area Clean Cities saved more than 25 million gallons of petroleum in 2014, which reduced fuel consumption and improved air quality, according to the group.

Tags: Clean Cities, Chicago, Waste Management, Fuel Management, GHG Phase 2

June 3, 2015 - Industry News

MEMA NorCal Holds First Meeting

MEMA NorCal attendees awaiting their turn on the NASCAR course. Photo courtesy of David Worthington.

The Northern California Chapter of the Municipal Equipment Maintenance Association (MEMA NorCal) held its first event at Sonoma Raceway in May.

Tags: Toyota, Toyota Mirai, Grant Funding, MEMA, CARB, Online Auctions

June 2, 2015 - Industry News

Nebraska Gov. Signs Alt-Fuel Vehicle Rebate Bill

Nebraska's Gov. Pete Ricketts has approved legislation that will establish a new program offering rebates for alternative-fuel vehicle conversions, according to documents from the state legislature.

Tags: Legislation, Nebraska, Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Natural Gas Vehicles, Propane Autogas, Rebates

May 28, 2015 - Industry News

CALSTART to Manage Alt-Vehicle Incentive Program

The California Air Resources Board has selected the clean transportation consortium CALSTART to continue to administer the California Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project.

Tags: CARB, trucks, California, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Buses, Vouchers, State Grants

May 13, 2015 - Industry News

Study: 25 Percent of Cars Create Most Air Pollution

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The majority of vehicle pollution is produced by a small number of older or "badly-tuned" cars and trucks, according to a study by researchers at the University of Toronto in Canada.

Tags: Canada, Case Studies, Air Pollution, Trends

May 13, 2015 - Industry News

Penske Awarded $400,000 Grant from DOE

Photo courtesy of Penske.

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded Penske Truck Leasing a $400,000 grant for the company’s Alternative Fuel Vehicle Demonstration and Enhanced Driver Experience Project, to be administered by the DOE's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.

Tags: Alternative Fuels, Penske Truck Leasing, U.S. Department of Energy, Federal Grants

May 12, 2015 - Industry News

Fleet Technology Expo Brings Back Largest Green Ride & Drive

This year’s Fleet Technology Expo is bringing back Green Fleet Conference’s Green Ride and Drive Event, offering attendees the chance to get behind the wheel of green vehicles from major manufacturers.

Tags: Green Fleet Conference, Ride and Drive, Test Drive, Fleet Technology Expo

May 11, 2015 - Global News

Environmental Dangers of Global Refrigerated Transport Studied

Photo courtesy of Dearman.

The environmental challenge caused by booming global demand for cooling could be far greater than previously thought, according to a new report, by Dearman, a clean cold and power technology company.

Tags: Emissions, India, China, Refrigerated Truck, NOx

May 7, 2015 - Industry News

Major Fleets Saved $477 Million With Fuel-Efficient Tech

Photo via Con-way Truckload

Fourteen fleets achieved fuel savings of $477 million in 2014 by adopting a variety of fuel efficiency technologies according to an annual study from the NACFE.

Tags: Fuel Efficiency, Fleet Efficiency, Survey, NACFE

May 5, 2015 - Industry News

California Ramps Up Greenhouse Gas Reduction Target

California Gov. Jerry Brown has issued an executive order to establish a more aggressive greenhouse gas target for the state of a 40-percent reduction below 1990 levels by 2030.

Tags: Legislation, California, Greenhouse Gas

April 30, 2015 - Industry News

California Cities Lead Worst Air Pollution List

Photo via Chang'r/Flickr.

California cities rank at the top of the list of the areas with the worst air pollution, according to the American Lung Association's "State of the Air" report for 2015.

Tags: Associations, Air Pollution, Trends

April 30, 2015 - Industry News

Ohio Bill Would Set Up Alt-Fuel Incentives

Photo courtesy of Clean Fuels Ohio.

Ohio State Representatives Sean O’Brien and Dave Hall have reintroduced bipartisan legislation to incentivize alternative fuel use in the state, the lawmakers announced.

Tags: Legislation, Propane Autogas, Ohio, CNG, LNG, Tax Incentives, State Grants

April 28, 2015 - Press Release

Donlen Exec Talks Alternative Fuels at AFLA Event

Donlen's vice president of strategic consulting, analytics and sustainability will lead the "Alternative Fuels & Fuel Technologies" forum at the AFLA Mid-Year Forum on April 30 in Chicago.

Tags: AFLA, Alternative Fuels, Donlen, Fleet Executives

April 21, 2015 - Industry News

Penske, Calif. County Win EPA Clean Air Award

Photo courtesy of Penske.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recognized Penske Truck Leasing and Sonoma County Fleet Operations as two of the seven winners of its Clean Air Excellence Award.

Tags: EPA, Penske Truck Leasing, Emissions Reduction, Awards, Sonoma County, California, Alternative Fuels

April 20, 2015 - Industry News

Caltrans to Cut Fleet Pollution 20% by 2020

Photo courtesy of Verizon Networkfleet.

Caltrans has set a goal to reduce emissions caused by its operations, including its fleet, by 20% during the decade ending in 2020, the state agency has announced.

Tags: Caltrans, State Fleet, Emissions Reduction

April 20, 2015 - Industry News

Award Deadline Extended for Fleet Technology Expo

Nominations are open until Friday, June 5 for the all-new Fleet Technology Expo awards recognizing fleets for their sustainability and efficiency initiatives.

Tags: Sustainability, Green Fleets, Fleet Efficiency, Fleet Events, Fleet Technology Expo

April 16, 2015 - Industry News

KBB Names Top 10 Green Cars of 2015

Photo of the Volkeswagen e-Golf by Vince Taroc.

The battery-electric BMW i3 has topped Kelly Blue Book's list of the top 10 green cars for 2015 for the second year in a row, KBB.com has announced.

Tags: Kelley Blue Book, BMW i3, CAFE Standards, 2015-MY

 

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