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Independent truck drivers at the Port of Tacoma say that regulations requiring new, clearner trucks, are too costly for them to comply with. Photo: Port of Tacoma


Seattle's Independent Port Drivers Get More Time to Buy Clean Trucks

The Ports of Seattle and Tacoma in Washington reached a compromise with independent truckers who threatened a walk-out over a program that would ban trucks that don’t meet 2007 emissions standards from the ports.

Photo courtesy of Lightning Hybrids.


Lightning Systems Using AI to Monitor Fuel Economy, Emissions

Lightning Systems are using artificial intelligence to predict the fuel economy and tailpipe emissions of fleet vehicles which are designed to help fleets monitor vehicle maintenance and track routes in an effort to decrease fuel usage and emissions.

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LeasePlan Aims for Emission-Free Fleet by 2030

LeasePlan Corp. has committed to achieving net zero emissions from its total fleet by 2030, in support of the implementation of the Paris Agreement and climate-related Sustainable Development Goals.


California Lawmaker Wants to Ban Internal Combustion Engine Vehicles by 2040

A California assemblyman has introduced a bill that would require all new passenger vehicles sold in 2040 to be zero-emission vehicles.

Green Motion launched in 2007 offering vehicles with lower CO2 emissions. The group recently added Toyota hybrid models to its fleet. Photo via Green Motion.


Green Motion Recognized for Sustainability

Corporate Vision Magazine recognized Green Motion in its 2017 Executive Awards for its sustainable business model.

In January, Green Motion opened its 27th master country franchise in Morocco with Hire Automotive Group (HAG). CEO Richard Lowden, left, stands with franchisee Tarik Dbiliji.


Green Motion Expands Fleet in Morocco

Green Motion Morocco has added new Toyota hybrid models to its car rental fleet.

Green Motion has sold a master country franchise in Albania to Nertil Duli. Photo courtesy of Green Motion.<br />


Green Motion Expands in Albania

Green Motion’s master country franchise for Albania will include locations at the airport and other city sites.

(clockwise l. to r.) Natural gas fueling station, Ryder semi-truck, Tesla&#39;s electric truck, City of Long Beach CNG trucks.


Top 10 Articles of 2017 on

Readers of this year were most interested Tesla’s electric truck, as well as other electrified trucks, continued utilization of CNG in fleets, and the Chevrolet Bolt EV.


American Lung Association Awarded for Promoting Alt-Fuels

The American Lung Association has been named the 2017 Clean Fuels Champion by Chicago Area Clean Cities, and was honored for championing the promotion of alternative fuels and technologies to reduce vehicle emissions and reduce petroleum usage.

ComEd, which was named a Top Green Fleet by Chicago Area Clean Cities, provides service to approximately 4 million customers across northern Illinois, 70 percent of the state&amp;rsquo;s population. ComEd operates more than 1,750 trucks using biodiesel fuel. In 2016, ComEd used nearly 600,000 gallons of cleaner-burning biodiesel instead of regular diesel fuel. Photo courtesy of Chicago Area Clean Cities Coalition.


Chicago Area Clean Cities Recognizes Top Green Fleets for 2017

Winners for this year included commercial and government fleets such as FedEx Express and the City of Chicago.



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