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September 26, 2017

California's Gov. Brown May Ban Internal Combustion Engines

California's Gov. Jerry Brown is reportedly considering banning the sale of vehicles with internal-combustion engines, a clean air regulator in that state told Bloomberg.

May 10, 2017

San Francisco to Replace Passenger Fleet with ZEVs

The City and County of San Francisco has passed an ordinance that mandates the purchase of zero-emission and plug-in hybrid passenger vehicles for the fleet. The ordinance affects 400 passenger cars.

April 26, 2017

NYC Fleet Hits 1,000 EVs Ahead of Schedule

The municipal fleet will have 1,000 EV sedans by the end of July 2017, halfway toward its fleet electrification goals. The city plans to expand its network of charging stations to meet demand.

March 15, 2017

Trump Reverses Obama With Fuel Economy Review

Vowing to end the "assault on the American auto industry," President Donald Trump promised to reopen a federal review of fuel economy standards that was concluded in the waning days of the Obama administration at an event outside of Detroit.

February 23, 2017

N.Y. Offers $3M to Municipalities and Utilities for EVs

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced $3 million in new funding to help eligible municipalities and rural electric cooperatives purchase electric vehicles for their fleets.

January 10, 2017

Four West Coast Cities Seek to Purchase up to 24,000 EVs

San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler, and Seattle Mayor Ed Murray are seeking feedback from OEMs and upfitters regarding electrified transportation and port equipment.

December 2, 2016

Four Global Cities to Ban Diesel Vehicles by 2025

The mayors of Paris, Mexico City, Madrid, and Athens have pledged to ban diesel vehicles from their cities by 2025 in an effort to improve air quality.

November 1, 2016

San Diego Adopts Renewable Diesel

The City of San Diego has joined the growing list of West Coast fleets making the switch to renewable diesel. 900 of the city's heavy- and medium-duty vehicles will run on renewable diesel to start, including refuse trucks, construction equipment, and street sweepers.

September 28, 2016

NYC Reaches 500 EVs in Fleet, Plans to Hit 1,000 by 2018

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that the city has successfully deployed 500 battery electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles in its fleet and plans to reach nearly 1,000 vehicles by the end of 2017.

July 12, 2016

Okla. Reaches CNG Fueling Milestone

Oklahoma has reached a milestone of having at least one compressed natural gas (CNG) station every 100 miles along its interstates in a private-public partnership that began in 2011, according to an announcement from NGVAmerica.

June 15, 2016

Fiat Chrysler Recieves $66M for Pacifica Hybrid Production

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will receive up to C$85.8 million ($66.7 million) in grant funding from the Ontario, Canada, government to invest in the Windsor Assembly Plant that's building the Chrysler Pacifica minivan.

May 6, 2016

AltCar Expo Launches Ride & Drive at California Capitol

AltCar Expo will present the largest array of alternative-fuel vehicles ever assembled at the California State Capitol and will host a Ride & Drive on Monday, May 9.

January 20, 2016

Trump Calls for Higher Ethanol Blending

While campaigning in corn-rich Iowa, Donald Trump urged federal regulators to increase the amount of ethanol blended into the national gasoline supply.

December 2, 2015

New York City to Add 2K Electrified Vehicles

New York City will replace 2,000 sedans with battery-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles, which would make it the largest electrified vehicle fleet of any U.S. city.

August 21, 2015

Atlanta Hires Vision Fleet to Lease EVs, Hybrids

The City of Atlanta is deploying a green fleet of 50 electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles in a $2.7 million demo project with Vision Fleet.

July 6, 2015

Salt Lake City Adds $1.75M to Fleet Fund

Salt Lake City has increased its fleet fund by $1.75 million to $5.75 million for the 2016 fiscal year to pay off debt from earlier purchases and fund new vehicles, including beefing up its zero-emission vehicle fleet and electric-charging infrastructure.

April 8, 2015

Ohio Drops Biofuel Mandate for State Fleet

Ohio Gov. John Kasich's $7 billion state transportation budget drops long-running requirements for the use of biodiesel and ethanol in the the state's vehicle fleet.

March 20, 2015

Green Truck Association Elects New Leadership

The Green Truck Association, an affiliate division of the National Truck Equipment Association, recently elected new officers of its board of governors.

November 12, 2014

N.Y. County Requires 35 MPG for Fleet Purchases

Elected officials in Westchester County, N.Y., have approved legislation mandating that new vehicle purchases must be high-mileage vehicles, electric vehicles, hybrid vehicles, or alternative-fuel vehicles.

September 29, 2014

Fla. City's CNG Plan to Save $2.9M in Fuel Costs

The City of Panama City, Fla., city commission has approved a recommendation to construct a compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station and replace a portion of its fleet with CNG vehicles.

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