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February 29, 2008 - Industry News

State Farm Commended for its Green Fleet

BLOOMINGTON, IL – State Farm Insurance Co. is focused on being “more green.” The Bloomington-based insurance company has attracted national attention for its fleet of thousands of eco-friendly vehicles

Tags: State Farm, Alternative Fuels

February 29, 2008 - Industry News

National AFVi Conference Keynote Speakers Announced

LAS VEGAS – Alternative Fuel Vehicle Institute (AFVi) hosts the 14th Alternative Fuels & Vehicles National Conference + Expo in Las Vegas, May 11-14.

Tags: Conference, AFVi

February 29, 2008 - Industry News

AABC to Be Held May 14–16

TAMPA, FL – The full agenda for the 8th International Advanced Automotive Battery and Ultracapacitor Conference (AABC-08), May 14 to 16 at the Tampa Convention Center in Florida is now online

Tags: Conference, Batteries

February 28, 2008 - Industry News

State Says Many Drivers Change Oil Too Often

"The 3,000-Mile Myth" campaign is urging California drivers to put off that oil change for a couple of thousand miles or more.

Tags: Environmentally Friendly

February 28, 2008 - Industry News

Ford Transit Connect Coming to North America in 2009

Ford of Europe’s Transit Connect

Ford of Europe’s Transit Connect brand “drives like a car, works like a van and is engineered to be as tough as a truck.”

Tags: Fuel, Transit Connect

February 28, 2008 - Industry News

NYC Mayor: Car Services Should Go Green

Mayor Michael Bloomberg has proposed new fuel-efficient rules for the thousands of black cars used by car services.

Tags: Mayor Michael Bloomberg, New York City

February 27, 2008 - Industry News

National AFVi Conference Keynote Speakers Announced

LAS VEGAS – Alternative Fuel Vehicle Institute (AFVi) announce keynote speakers at the 14th Alternative Fuels & Vehicles National Conference + Expo in Las Vegas on May 11-14.

Tags: Conference, Alternative Fuels

February 27, 2008 - Industry News

City of Sonoma OK on Greenhouse Gas Plan

SONOMA, CA – The City of Sonoma has set its greenhouse gas emissions goals, including a 37-percent GHG reduction over year-2000 levels by 2010. In that baseline year, the City of Sonoma’s municipal activities produced 659 tons of CO2 equivalent greenhouse gasses.

Tags: Greenhouse Gas

February 27, 2008 - Industry News

Utility to Re-Examine Policy on Cars, Perks

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s policy to provide take-home vehicles to 117 managers and supervisors is under scrutiny.

Tags: Take-Home Vehicles

February 27, 2008 - Industry News

UNC Honored for Reduced Fuel Use

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The University of North Carolina in Charlotte received the Centralina Clean Fuels Coalition’s annual Clean Cities award for its fuel-reduction program and its move toward alternative-fuel vehicles.

Tags: Awards, Clean Cities, University Fleets

February 27, 2008 - Industry News

New Green Cable Truck Developed at Con Edison

NEW YORK CITY – Con Edison’s has developed a more powerful vehicle that pulls 13,000- and 27,000-volt cable more quickly and safely, reducing the time streets are closed for construction work.

Tags: Con Edison, Cable Truck

February 26, 2008 - Industry News

AFVi Hosts Las Vegas Conference & Expo 2008 on May 11-14

LAS VEGAS – Alternative Fuel Vehicle Institute (AFVi) continues hosting an environmentally friendly conference in Las Vegas, Nev., May 11-14. The 14th Alternative Fuels & Vehicles National Conference + Expo 2008 features environmentally friendly, alternative-fuel vehicles and technologies in an eco-friendly environment.

Tags: Conference, AFVi, Alternative Fuels

February 21, 2008 - Industry News

Con Edison Introduces 'Green' Cable Truck

Veteran employee Anthony F. Prettitore recognized the need to develop a new environmentally-friendly vehicle that would reduce the time city streets are closed during repair work.

Tags: Environmentally Friendly, Con Edison, Cable Truck

February 20, 2008 - Industry News

Grant Writing Seminar Offered at Expo & Conference

SAN DIEGO – Those attending the Government Fleet Expo & Conference (GFX) at the Town and Country Resort & Convention Center in San Diego, Calif., Jun. 8-10, can attend the “Secrets to Writing a Successful Grant Proposal,” grant writing seminar.

Tags: Government Fleets, Seminar

February 20, 2008 - Industry News

AFVi Registration Now Open

LAS VEGAS - The Alternative Fuel Vehicle Institute (AFVi) invites you to start the process of checking out the 14th Alternative Fuels & Vehicles Conference + Expo 2008, and then sign up to attend. The conference is scheduled on May 11-14, at the Rio All-Suite Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Tags: Conference, AFVi, Alternative Fuels

February 20, 2008 - Industry News

Latest ‘Lean and Green’ Vehicles at Upcoming Conference

SAN DIEGO, CA – Unlike any other event, the Clean Heavy Duty Vehicle Conference assembles government policy makers, major heavy-duty vehicle and engine manufacturers, fuel providers, fleet owners and their customers to discuss and show real-world solutions to these challenges.

February 20, 2008 - Industry News

California's Long Beach Harbor Board Passes Diesel Truck Plan

LONG BEACH, Calif. --- The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners on Friday, Feb. 15, approved a plan to cut truck-related diesel pollution.

February 20, 2008 - Industry News

AFVi Offers New Fleet Seminar

ORANGE, CA – The Alternative Fuel Vehicle Institute (AFVi) is offering a “How to Choose Alternative Fuels and Vehicles Right for Your Fleet” seminar March 4-5 at the Doubletree Hotel Anaheim in Orange, Calif.

Tags: AFVi, Seminar

February 19, 2008 - Industry News

Target Purchases a Fleet of Segway PTs

MINNEAPOLIS - Segway Inc. announced that Target has purchased a fleet of Segway Personal Transporters (PTs) making Target one of Segway's largest customers.

Tags: Segway

February 19, 2008 - Industry News

ACEEE Announces ‘Greenest’ and ‘Meanest’ Vehicles

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy recently named the Honda Civic GX the “Greenest” car of 2008, while the Volkswagen Touareg was named the “Meanest.”

February 17, 2008 - Industry News

Federal Court Upholds Clean Fleet Rules in Southern California

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. --- A federal judge has signed an agreement ending more than seven years of litigation that will allow the South Coast Air Quality Management District to continue enforcing its clean fleet rules.

Tags: AQMD

February 15, 2008 - Industry News

Green West to Bring Together Green Products and Services

LOS ANGELES – Green Media Enterprises (GME) has released an initial speakers list for the upcoming Green West show scheduled for May 20–May 22 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

February 15, 2008 - Industry News

LeasePlan Reports 2007 Financial Results

ALMERE, THE NETHERLANDS – During 2007, LeasePlan had a significant increase in both turnover and profit. The net result improved to EUR 255.4 million being an increase of 21.2 percent compared to the previous year.

Tags: LeasePlan

February 14, 2008 - Industry News

Mahindra to Make Pickup in Ohio in 2009

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., India's biggest maker of sport-utility vehicles and tractors, plans to assemble a new diesel-powered pickup in Ohio next year.

Tags: Diesel, Pickup Trucks, diesel vehicles

February 12, 2008 - Industry News

Green West Brings Green Products & Services

LOS ANGELES – Green Media Enterprises (GME) has released an initial speakers list for the upcoming Green West show scheduled for May 20–May 22 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Tags: Conference

 

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