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A $1,500 fleet incentive is available on remaining 2012 stock of the all-electric i-MiEV four-door sedan.

$1,500 Fleet Incentive Offered for Mitsubishi i-MiEV

CYPRESS, CA – Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. is providing a $1,500 fleet incentive on remaining 2012 stock of its all electric i-MiEV four door sedan, as well as incentives for the 2013 Outlander and Outlander Sport crossovers.

Air Resources Board Renews $27 Million Clean Vehicle Funding

SACRAMENTO – The majority of the funds will be used for its California Clean Vehicle Rebate Project to provide incentives for the purchase of zero-emission and plug-in hybrid passenger cars.

Ryder Offers Free Test Drive for Alt-Fuel Trucks

MIAMI – Local Sacramento businesses that are interested in test driving natural gas vehicles can sign up for a free, three-day rental, valid until July 27.

Pest Control Company Expects $16K Fuel Savings with Propane Trucks

THOMASVILLE, AL – Lewis Pest Control in Alabama expects to save more than $16,000 in fuel costs and displace approximately 20 tons of greenhouse gas emissions annually with eight propane autogas trucks.

Less Than One Month Left to Nominate a Sustainability All-Star

TORRANCE, CA – Green Fleet magazine is looking for nominations of individuals who have made significant contributions to environmental sustainability in the fleet industry. The deadline to submit a nomination is Aug. 3.

Global CNG Vehicle Market to Reach 19.8 Million Units By 2015

DUBLIN – One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the cost benefits of using compressed natural gas (CNG), according to a new report from Research and Markets.

Veolia Transportation Fueling Taxis with Propane

BALTIMORE – Veolia Transportation is adding more than 50 propane-powered cabs to its Checker and Yellow Cab fleets in Baltimore and using its own propane fueling station to fuel the vehicles.

Moore Named Chief Operating Officer of CleanFUEL USA

GEORGETOWN, TEXAS – Thirty-one year propane autogas industry veteran David “Wayne” Moore's responsibilities include overseeing CleanFUEL USA's day-to-day operations and product development in both its Novi, Mich., and Georgetown, Texas locations.

ROUSH CleanTech Hires Bates as Director of Strategic Accounts

LIVONIA, MI – ROUSH CleanTech has appointed Eric Bates as director of strategic accounts. In this role, Bates aims to increase the number of ROUSH CleanTech trucks and vans in Fortune 500 fleets fueled by propane autogas.

Ricky Beggs, VP and Managing Editor of Black Book.

Black Book Says Electric Vehicle Resale Values Hard to Predict Due to Rapidly Advancing Powertrain Technologies

TORRANCE, CA - As both electric vehicle technology and traditional gasoline powertrain technology changes, becoming more efficient every year, predicting the residual values of electric vehicles a few years from now is a challenge.

City of Dublin Opens New CNG Station

DUBLIN, OHIO – More than 150 people attended the City of Dublin’s new compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station grand opening, which featured CNG vehicles from the City of Dublin, City of Columbus, IGS Energy, Stanley Steemer, and Smith’s Dairy.

Landi Renzo Adds CARB-Approved Ford 6.8L & GM 6.0L CNG Systems to Lineup

TORRANCE, CA – Landi Renzo USA / Baytech, a subsidiary of Landi Renzo SpA, announced the addition of the 50-state legal CARB-approved, CNG-powered 2012 Ford 6.8L V10 and GM 6.0L V8 heavy-duty engines.

Westport LD Opens New Facility to Assemble Bi-Fuel Natural Gas Systems for Ford Super Duty Pickups

LOUISVILLE, KY – Westport Innovations Inc. announced the official grand opening of the Westport Kentucky Integration Center, which is home to the new Westport WiNG Power System assembly center.

The bus will be retrofitted with a WAVE wireless charging pad under the bus, developed by the Utah State University Energy Dynamics Laboratory, a provider of wireless power transfer for vehicles. (

University of Utah Purchases 40-Foot Electric Bus from BYD

SALT LAKE CITY – The all-electric transit bus will be the first shuttle to be allowed to run across the heart of campus and will be timed to pick up passengers coming off eastbound trains on a 15-minute cycle.

Five Trucking Fleets Switch to Natural Gas Fuel

SEAL BEACH, CA – Saddle Creek Logistics Services, Premier Transportation, Hoopes Turf Farm, Lily Transportation Corp., and Lancaster Foods are the latest trucking fleets to use natural gas in their operations.

Tips for Selling Used Hybrids & Other Alt-Fuel Vehicles

TORRANCE, CA – Fleet remarketing experts will share industry best practices on how to get the most money for your used green vehicles at the 2012 Green Fleet Conference.

Renzenberger Adds Propane to Fleet Operations

LENEXA, KS – Renzenberger Inc., which has provided crew transportation services to the nation’s railroads for nearly 30 years, is highlighted as a Clean Cities Success Story on the MotorWeek program.

MotorWeek Host & FedEx Sustainability VP to Speak at 2012 Green Fleet Conference

TORRANCE, CA – John Davis, producer/host/creator of MotorWeek, and Mitch Jackson, VP of environmental affairs and sustainability for FedEx, will be delivering the keynote speeches Oct. 2-3 at the 2012 Green Fleet Conference in Schaumburg, Ill.

Rocky Mountain Power Tests Extended-Range Electric Truck

SALT LAKE CITY − Through a partnership with VIA Motors, the utility will have access to a hybrid truck for four months to evaluate the vehicle’s performance.

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.

Clean Diesel Vehicles to Make Up 12% of Global Light-Duty Vehicle Sales by 2018

BOULDER, CO – Rising fuel prices and stronger fuel economy regulations will stimulate increasing demand for clean diesel vehicles in markets around the world, according to a new report from Pike Research.

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV to Premiere at 2012 Paris Motor Show

PARIS – The Outlander Plug-In Hybrid EV will feature a unique drivetrain combination and a choice of three driving modes.

Josh Fowler, Midwest Roofing and Construction owner, said the new propane autogas truck saved the company $400-500 in the first month of operation.

Roofing & Construction Company to Save $5K Using Propane

MADISON, WI – Midwest Roofing and Construction in Dodgeville, Wis., expects to save around $5,000 annually on fuel costs after converting the company’s 2012 Ford F-150 5.0L to run on clean propane autogas.

$4.4M Awarded to N.Y. Companies & Municipalities for 325 EV Charging Stations

ALBANY, NY – Governor Andrew Cuomo announced $4.4 million has been awarded to 10 companies, municipalities, and other entities to enable more than 325 new electric-vehicle (EV) charging stations to be installed across New York state.

The Oklahoma City Police Department recently purchased four Wheego

Wheego Offers 45% Discount on All-Electric Car

ATLANTA – Wheego Electric Cars is holding a “summer sale” of its all-electric Wheego Whip Low Speed Vehicles. Normally priced at $21,990, the plug-in electric cars have been reduced to $12,000 (including freight) while supplies last.

 
 

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