Green Operations

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April 18, 2016 - Industry News

Ore. Offers $6M for Alt-Fuel Vehicles

The Oregon Department of Energy (ODOE) will provide up to $6 million in state tax credits for fleets that replace at least two existing fleet vehicles with new or converted vehicles powered by alternative fuels.

Tags: Vehicle Replacement, Oregon, Fleet Replacement Fund

April 14, 2016 - Industry News

German Startup Developing Solar Roadways

Photo via Solmove.

German startup Solmove has been experimenting with a solar-paneled flexible glass carpet that could be installed in pathways or parking lots and will showcase the solar roads it has been developing this May in Berlin.

Tags: Solar Power, Germany

April 13, 2016 - Press Release

GM Turning Water Bottles Into Engine Insulation

GM's Global Manager of Waste Reduction John Bradburn shows the Equinox engine insulation made from used water bottles. Photo courtesy of the automaker.

GM is transforming employees' recycled water bottles into noise-reducing fabric insulation used to cover the Chevrolet Equinox engine. These bottles will also be repurposed into air filtration components and insulation in coats for the homeless.

Tags: Green Initiatives, Recycling, Chevrolet Equinox, General Motors

April 8, 2016 - Industry News

MotorWeek Host to Speak at Clean Cities Conference

Photo of Davis courtesy of Chicago Clean Cities Coalition.

The Lake Michigan Consortium announced that John Davis, the Emmy Award-winning host of MotorWeek, will serve as the master of ceremonies and be a featured speaker at its Clean Cities Green Drives Conference and Expo May 19.

Tags: Clean Cities, Alternative Fuels

April 4, 2016 - Industry News

Right-Sizing Helps Ariz. County Reduce Fleet Emissions

Pima County, Ariz., has reduced the number of miles traveled by the county fleet by 21% and reduced carbon intensity of its fleet operations by nearly 6%, according to its Sustainable Action Plan Report Card.

Tags: Emissions Reduction, right-sizing, County Fleets

March 29, 2016 - Press Release

Empire Clean Cities Hosts Stakeholder Meeting

Empire Clean Cities has scheduled its annual stakeholder meeting for May 12 in the Queens neighborhood of Corona.

Tags: Clean Cities, Alternative Fuels, Fleet Events

March 24, 2016 - Industry News

EPA Not Backing off GHG Rules for Trailers, Glider Kits

Photo: Utility Trailer Manufacturing

EPA and NHTSA have again indicated they intend to regulate truck trailers and glider kits under their Phase 2 proposal for limiting the GHG emissions and fuel consumption of on-highway trucks.

Tags: Trailers, EPA, Glider Kits, NHTSA, GHG Phase 2

March 21, 2016 - Press Release

Central Ohio to Host Midwest Green Vehicle Fleet Conference

Clean Fuels Ohio and the Municipal Equipment Maintenance Association (MEMA) will host the second annual Midwest Green Fleets Forum & Expo from Sept. 26-28 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center.

Tags: MEMA, Ohio, Fleet Events

March 16, 2016 - Industry News

DOE's $12.5M to Improve Medium- and Heavy-Duty Truck Efficiency

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will award $12.5 million in grants and form a consortium to improve the operating efficiency of medium and heavy trucks, the agency has announced.

Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, Heavy-Duty Trucks, U.S. Department of Energy, Fuel Efficiency

March 15, 2016 - Industry News

Anaheim's GHG Reduction Plan Gains CLEANFleet Certification

The city's "green" fleet currently consists of hybrids, compressed natural gas vehicles, and electric vehicles, including this Toyota Rav4 EV. Photo courtesyof City of Anaheim

The City of Anaheim, Calif., has obtained Tier 5 CLEANFleet certification from the Coalition for Green Fleet Management. This, in addition to the city’s Certified Fleet Management Operation (CFMO) designation, makes the city a Fleet Masters operation.

Tags: City of Anaheim

March 11, 2016 - Press Release

Innova Fleet Services Showcases Fleet Management System

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The Innova Fleet Services website contains detailed information about its fleet management system, which provides an affordable, efficient, and innovative way for managers to manage small- and medium-sized fleets.

Tags: ROI Calculator, Online Tool

March 11, 2016 - Industry News

Seattle Wants to Cut Fleet Emissions in Half by 2025

The City of Seattle would reduce fleet greenhouse-gas emissions by 50% by 2025 by using electric vehicles as well as renewable diesel and biodiesel under a new plan announced by Mayor Ed Murray.

Tags: Seattle, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Emissions Reduction, Greenhouse Gas

March 10, 2016 - Industry News

First Priority GreenFleet Acquires Assets of Electric Vehicles International

First Priority GreenFleet Ltd. has acquired the assets of Electric Vehicle International, (EVI) LLC.

Tags: Mergers & Acquisitions, Battery-Electric Vehicles, EV Charging

March 10, 2016 - Industry News

Altec Wins Work Truck Show Green Award

The Green Award recognizes the product at the Show that best improves work truck fuel utilization, as determined by a panel of trade media editors and truck fleet managers. (PHOTO: PR Newswire)

Altec Inc. won The Work Truck Show 2016 Green Award for its JEMS 4 Series (Jobsite Energy Management System) hybrid-electric system.

Tags: Work Truck Show, JEMS, Awards, Altec

March 9, 2016 - Industry News

Biodiesel Producer Fined $138M for Fraud

The owner of a Texas biodiesel company has been sentenced to 10 years in prison and to pay a $138 million fine in restitution and forfeiture for biofuels fraud.

Tags: Texas, Crime & Fraud, Biofuels, Renewable Fuels Standard

March 8, 2016 - Industry News

New Subaru Global Platform Enhances Safety, Dynamics

Photo of Subaru's global platform courtesy of Subaru.

Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. (FHI) has begun rolling out a new global Subaru platform that will enhance safety and driving dynamics on a flexible platform that will enable electrified powertrains in future Subaru vehicles, the company announced.

Tags: Subaru, Vehicle Manufacturing, Subaru Impreza, NVH

March 7, 2016 - Industry News

Recology Names Fleet Maintenance Manager

Jason Pennington was named fleet maintenance manager for Recology in January.

Tags: Recycling, California, Waste Management, New Hire

March 7, 2016 - Industry News

Loop Energy, Peterbilt to Build Zero-Emission Truck

Photo courtesy of Loop Energy

Loop Energy will use a newly acquired $7.5 million grant to accelerate deployment of its new zero-emission powertrain for heavy-duty trucks. The company plans to install the powertrain in a Peterbilt Class 8 truck and deliver it to a customer for testing.

Tags: Class 8, Powertrains, Zero-Emission Vehicles, Hydrogen

March 1, 2016 - Industry News

DOE Boosts SuperTruck Funding, Medium-Duty Grants

Photo of U.S. DOE Deputy Asst. Secretary Reuben Sarkar by Mike Antich .

The U.S. Department of Energy has boosted funding for its SuperTruck II initiative to increase fuel efficiency of Class 7and 8 trucks and will provide funding for several projects that would develop alternative powertrains for medium-duty vehicles, the agency announced at the Work Truck Show.

Tags: Federal Grants, SuperTruck, U.S. Department of Energy, Work Truck Show, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles

February 19, 2016 - Industry News

DOE Cuts Clean Cities, Boosts SuperTruck

Photo: Stephane Babcock

U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) proposed 2017 budget would sharply cut funding to the Clean Cities program and add new funding to an initiative seeking to improve the fuel efficiency of Class 7 and Class 8 trucks.

Tags: Clean Cities, U.S. Department of Energy, Federal Grants, SuperTruck, Class 7

February 19, 2016 - Industry News

Pa. Offers $7M in Incentives for Alt-Fuels

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is offering $7 million in grants to commercial and government fleets to increase use of alternative fuels, the agency announced.

Tags: Alternative Fuels, Biofuels, Pennsylvania, State Grants

February 10, 2016 - Industry News

PPG Teams With Bridgestone on Fuel-Efficient Truck Tires

The Department of Energy is providing funding for a $1.25-million collaborative project between Bridgestone Americas and global coatings company PPG that will focus on improving the fuel efficiency of truck and bus radial tires

Tags: Fuel Efficiency, Bridgestone, Tires, PPG Industries, U.S. Department of Energy

February 10, 2016 - Industry News

Obama Proposes Oil Tax to Fund Clean Transportation

Photo courtesy of Wikimedia.

President Obama hopes to add a $10 tax for every barrel of oil that would fund investments in clean transportation technology as part of his proposed 21st Century Clean Transportation Plan.

Tags: Barack Obama, Taxation, Oil, Alternative Fuels

February 9, 2016 - Industry News

Rochester-Area Fleets Eligible for $1M Alt-Fuel Grants

Fleets in six New York counties around Rochester are eligible for $1 million in federal grants to purchase or convert their vehicles to operate on alternative fuels, the Genesee Region Clean Communities has announced.

Tags: Federal Grants, CMAQ Improvement Program, Alternative Fuels

February 4, 2016 - Industry News

Clean Cities Coalitions Host Green Transportation Event in Illinois

Photo courtesy of Chicago Area Clean Cities Coalition.

Clean Cities coalitions from Chicago, Wisconsin and Northern Indiana today will jointly host a host a green transportation conference in the Chicago area on May 19, the groups have announced.

Tags: Clean Cities, Fleet Events

 

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