TAG SEARCH RESULT: Alternative-fuel vehicles

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October 15, 2013

2014-MY Expands Fleets' OEM Green Options

The 2014 model-year will see all-new hybrid, electric, extended-range electric, compressed natural gas (CNG), diesel, and even some highly fuel-efficient gasoline models.

October 15, 2013

FedEx Sets New Environmental Goal

The package delivery giant exceeds its initial 2020 sustainability goals nearly eight years early through a combination of rightsizing, eco-driving techniques, and innovation. The company has upped its environmental ante by 50 percent.

July 9, 2013

Taking Alt-Fuel Vehicle Resale Online

Following a tried-and-true model for conventionally fueled vehicles, AFVResale.com is giving fleets a selling platform to directly connect with buyers in and out of fleet.

April 19, 2013

Energy Commission Awards Nearly $700,000 to School District and GreenKraft Inc.

The California Energy Commission approved $678,889 to projects that will boost the number of alternative-fuel vehicles on the state’s roadways. The awards were made through the Commission’s Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program.

February 28, 2013

Getting Management Buy-In to Green Your Fleet

Reducing a fleet’s carbon footprint is, and has been in recent years, the hottest topic in fleet. However, it can be a challenging “sell” to management. Here are some ways to get key support.

February 20, 2013

Colorado Senate Passes Bill Requiring Alt-Fuel Fleet Vehicle Purchases for State Entities

Colorado’s Senate passed a bill that would require State agencies to purchase alternative-fuel fleet vehicles. Senate Bill 13-070 requires State entities to purchase vehicles that operate on compressed natural gas (CNG), or other alternative fuels, as long as the increased cost of the vehicle is not more than 10% of the cost of a comparable dedicated petroleum vehicle.

February 6, 2013

Louisiana State Agencies Required to Purchase Alt-Fuel Vehicles

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal signed into law ACT 833, which requires state agencies to purchase alternative-fuel vehicles. Requirements may be waived for circumstances where vehicles are operating more than 25 miles from an appropriate type of refueling facility.

January 30, 2013

Pennsylvania DEP Extends Alt-Fuel Vehicle Rebate Program

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced the program will be extended once it reaches its milestone of awarding 500 $3,500 rebates for large-battery system plug-in hybrid electric vehicles and battery-electric vehicles.

December 19, 2012

Survey Finds 62% of Fleet Managers Plan to Purchase More Fuel-Efficient Vehicles in 2013

REDWOOD CITY, CA – Fleet professionals have a broad range of plans for dealing with rising fuel costs in 2013, with 62 percent reporting plans to purchase more fuel-efficient or alternative-fuel vehicles.

October 16, 2012

More Than $20 Million Awarded to Boost Green Vehicles & Vehicle Batteries

SACRAMENTO, CA – A total of $20,093,718 is being awarded through the California Energy Commission to help put more electric and alt-fuel vehicles on the road and boost the development of battery vehicles.

October 4, 2012

Legitimate Concerns About Green Fleet Initiatives

Should the innovators of today, the market leaders of the next generation, create mobility based upon antiquated fuel? The long-term answer is no, but until then, we can’t hide our heads in the sand. There continue to be legitimate fleet concerns about going green. We can’t hope to truly “green” corporate America’s fleets (beyond simply being public relations statements) until these issues are resolved.

October 2, 2012

2012 Green Fleet Conference: Developing a Plan to ‘Green’ a Truck Fleet

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Tackling the challenge of “greening” medium-duty trucks was the focus of one of the conference sessions at the 2012 Green Fleet Conference, with the NTEA’s Fleet Relations Director Bob Johnston presenting a plan truck fleets can follow to successfully meet their sustainability goals.

August 22, 2012

Federal Agencies Increase Alt-Fuel Vehicles by 33%

WASHINGTON – A recent report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) on fleet vehicles owned by U.S. federal agencies found they increased the number of alternative-fuel vehicles in their respective fleets over a six-year period.

July 30, 2012

GE Says Its Vehicle Innovation Center Will Evolve to Help Fleets Adopt the Right Alt-Fuel Vehicle Technologies

Green Fleet magazine spoke with Deb Frodl, the Chief Strategy Officer for GE Capital Fleet Services & GE’s Global Alternative Fuels Leader, about the new facility, how it fits into the company’s business strategy, and the future of alternative-fuel vehicle adoption in the fleet industry.

June 27, 2012

Minnesota School District Achieves $60K Fuel Savings with Alt Fuels

WALL, NJ – The Eastern Carver County School District intends to put the money saved on fuel back into the district's education budget.

April 17, 2012

New Study Analyzes Total Cost of Ownership for Alt-Fuel Vehicles

BOULDER, CO – While alternative-fuel vehicles carry an upfront cost premium, the total cost of ownership over the lifetime of the vehicle can be lower than conventional internal combustion engine vehicles, according to Pike Research.

February 15, 2012

Panel to Address Myths about Operating & Maintaining Alt-Fuel Vehicles

TORRANCE, CA – Representatives from compressed natural gas (CNG), propane, electric, and first responders will discuss the safety of operating alternative-fuel vehicles at the upcoming Fleet Safety Conference, scheduled for May 22-23.

February 15, 2012

$1 Million Fund Available to Help Fleets Find Alt-Fuel Options

ATLANTA – American Fueling Systems (AFS), an alternative fuels development and consulting company, has announced it is setting aside $1 million to fund a Cooperative Agreement (CA) with fleet companies to provide answers related to using alternative fuels.

January 24, 2012

AT&T Deploys 5,000th Alt-Fuel Vehicle in Fleet

DALLAS – AT&T said it recently deployed the 5,000th alternative-fuel vehicle in the company's fleet – a compressed natural gas-fueled van in Palmdale, Calif. The company has made considerable progress since embarking on a 10-year plan to spend up to $565 million to deploy approximately 15,000 alternative-fuel vehicles through 2018.

January 9, 2012

GE Creates EV Learning Center

The Twin Cities will be getting a good dose of GE’s ecomagination in the form of a state-of-the-art customer experience and learning center for electric vehicles (EVs). The center is being built on the site of GE Capital Fleet Services’ headquarters campus.

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