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January 17, 2017

GM Growing Lineup of B20 Biodiesel Vehicles

General Motors' lineup of 19 diesel-powered vehicles will reach 20 with the launch of its new Class 4 to 5 straight truck it's co-developing with Navistar – all of them approved for use with B20, a blend of 20% biodiesel and 80% ultra-low sulfur diesel.

February 23, 2015

Biodiesel Helps N.C. City Meet Carbon Reduction Goals

The City of Asheville, N.C. cut its carbon footprint by 4.5% from the prior year largely due to switching from B-5 to B-20 biodiesel for its city and transit vehicles.

September 25, 2014

Honolulu to Expand Biodiesel Use in Mass Transit Fleet

The City of Honolulu is moving forward with an initiative to add biodiesel buses to its mass transit fleet, after the City Council approved the initiative on Sept. 10.

September 15, 2014

Algae and Safflower Biofuel Powers Truck to 135 mph

Utah State University researchers tested a truck at the Bonneville Salt Flats that was partially powered by a biofuel made of algae and safflower seeds.

October 11, 2010

Biodiesel by the Numbers

Biodiesel offers a straightforward path to a greener fleet. Before implementing, choose the right blend, know all fueling options, and understand engine warranty and maintenance obligations.

August 11, 2010

City of Denton to Build Alt-Fuel Station for Fleet Vehicles

DENTON, TX - The City of Denton Fleet Services Division has been awarded a $599,860 grant from American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds. The City will construct and operate a fuel island that provides alternative fuels for city equipment to help reduce the ozone levels within the North Texas nonattainment counties.

February 16, 2010

Enterprise to Fuel Shuttle Buses With Biodiesel

GRAPEVINE, TX - Enterprise Holdings, the parent company of three major car rental brands, announced plans to shift its fleet of shuttle buses to B20 biodiesel within the next five years.

September 9, 2009

Ford Announces Approval of B-20 in Super Duty Trucks

DETROIT - As more public and commercial fleet managers take steps to green their operations, Ford Motor Co. has responded by making its 2011 line of F-Series Super Duty diesel pickup trucks compatible with biodiesel blends up to B-20.

September 8, 2009

Avista Service Trucks to Use Biodiesel

SPOKANE, WA - Avista began testing the use of the B-20 blend of biodiesel in two flatbeds, a line truck, and a bucket truck in August.

April 21, 2009

Idaho School District Hopes to Switch from B5 to B20 Biodiesel

HAILEY, ID --- The Blaine County School District's plans to switch its bus fleet from B5 biodiesel to B20 biodiesel has hit a snag because of local residents' objections to the installation of a new fuel storage tank.

November 1, 2008

Biodiesel Powers More Fleets Than Ever

Biodiesel use has dramatically increased the last few years, with production at a high of 450 million gallons in 2007. A number of private and public sector fleets have already discovered its benefits.

September 1, 2008

Fuel Quality a Top Priority When Switching to Biodiesel

The City and County of San Francisco converted all of their diesel-powered vehicles to B-20, testing the quality of the fuel at each stage of transport.

August 20, 2008

Nonprofit Aims to Help Towns Make Switch to Biodiesel

PORTSMOUTH, NH – New Hampshire has created Green Start, a new statewide nonprofit organization based in Portsmouth that is working to make biodiesel for vehicles so commonplace in New Hampshire that it will be found at the local gas station.

July 1, 2008

City of Fayetteville Builds A Biodiesel Dispenser

In 2007, the City of Fayetteville, Ark., converted 52 percent of its 545 fleet vehicles to biodiesel. It currently saves 2.4 cents per gallon using B-20 versus petroleum diesel.

January 1, 2008

Charlottesville Goes 'Green'

A city initiative to become more environmentally responsible prompted the Charlottesville Fire Department to pilot-test a Ford Escape Hybrid as an emergency response vehicle.

January 1, 2008

The City of Fayetteville Converts to Biodiesel

After several years in the making, the City of Fayetteville, Ark.’s attempts to convert its diesel-powered vehicles to biodiesel have become a reality. Last June, out of 545 fleet vehicles, 52 percent were converted to biodiesel.

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