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The 2013 NGV Achievement Award winners.

NGVAmerica Honors Recipients of the 2013 NGV Achievement Award

NGVAmerica recently recognized this year’s 11 recipients of the 2013 NGV Achievement Award at an awards ceremony held on Nov. 20, as part of the 2013 North American NGV Conference and Expo.

The first CNG-capable F-150 recently rolled off of Ford's assembly line in Kansas City.

First CNG-Capable 2014 Ford F-150 Rolls of Assembly Line

The first 2014 F-150 with the ability to run on compressed natural gas (CNG) rolled off automaker’s Kansas City assembly line, according to the Ford Motor Company.

2014 Toyota Highlander Hybrid.

Toyota Releases 2014 Highlander Hybrid Product Info

Toyota marked its world debut of the all-new, third-generation Toyota Highlander Hybrid at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

Wis. Clean Cities Sets Annual Meeting

Wisconsin Clean Cities, Inc. (WCC) will host its eighth annual stakeholder meeting and Wisconsin Clean Transportation Program (WCTP) Recognition Banquet on Dec. 10 at Lambeau Field in Green Bay.

Michael Accavitti, senior vice president at American Honda, accepts the 2014 Green Car of the Year Award for the 2014 Accord from Ron Cogan, publisher of Green Car Journal. Photo court

2014 Honda Accord Named Green Car of the Year

Honda once again wins the annual award, this time for its Accord, which is available in gas, hybrid and plug-in hybrid versions.

This 2013 model GMC Terrain is outfitted as a Cargo version and is owned by Silver Eagle Distributing in Houston, Texas. Photo courtesy of Nat G.

Bi-Fuel CNG System Offered for GM Crossovers

AGA Systems, LLC and Nat G CNG Solutions recently introduced a bi-fuel compressed natural gas (CNG) system for the GMC Terrain and Chevrolet Equinox.

Photo courtesy of Alliance Autogas.

Nine Propane Autogas Conversion Centers Join Alliance AutoGas Network

Alliance AutoGas, the authorized distributor of PRINS autogas technologies in the U.S., recently welcomed nine new conversion centers into its expanding national membership network.

Photo courtesy of UPS.

UPS Inks LNG Fuel Agreement with Clean Energy

Natural gas provider Clean Energy Fuels Corp. recently announced a multi-year bulk fueling agreement to supply liquefied natural gas (LNG) to two private UPS stations located in Mesquite and Houston, Texas.

Photo courtesy of Volkswagen.

Volkswagen Brings First U.S. Electric Car to L.A. Auto Show

Volkswagen is adding itself to the list of automakers who offer an all-electric vehicle to U.S. buyers with the 2015 e-Golf, which it will bring to the Los Angeles Auto Show this week.

Photo courtesy Spencer Thomas/Flickr.

EPA Proposes Reducing Ethanol Fuel Mix

The Environmental Protection Agency proposed reducing the amount of ethanol that's required to be blended with gasoline Friday for the first time since a 2007 law setting aggressive targets for the corn-based fuel.

MyFleetDept Now Serving the Electric Vehicle Market

Fleet management company MyFleetDept now offers electric vehicle supply equipment through its new subsidiary, EV Charge Solutions.

Photo courtesy of Lexus.

2014 Lexus CT 200h to Premiere at Guangzhou Motor Show

Lexus will premiere its 2014 CT 200h hybrid at the 2013 Guangzhou Motor Show in China on Nov. 21.

The Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel is the site of the 2014 Green Fleet Conference.

Video: Ride & Drive 'Best Part' of Green Fleet Conference

Attendees of the 2013 Green Fleet Conference & Expo poured out of the Phoenix Convention Center on Oct. 1-2 to participate in the Ride & Drive Event.

Photo courtesy Alliance AutoGas.

New EPA Certifications for Propane Autogas Vehicle Conversions Announced

National clean vehicle and fuel provider Alliance AutoGas recently received new Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) certifications for propane covering more than 50 vehicle platforms.

Photo courtesy of Honda.

Honda to Debut FCEV Concept Car at 2013 LA Auto Show

Honda recently released a sketch of its fuel-cell electric vehicle (FCEV) concept car in advance of its debut at the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show on November 20.

The Kia EV will be the company's first all-electric car in the U.S. Photo courtesy Kia Motors.

All-Electric Kia Soul Under Development for U.S.

Kia Motors is currently developing an all-electric version of the Kia Soul, scheduled to go on sale in 2014.

According to NREL, there are more than 15,000 alt fuel filling stations in the U.S. Photo courtesy National Renewable Energy Laboratory.

App Helps Lead the Way to Alt Fuels

A new iPhone app by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) allows users to locate fueling stations offering alternative fuels, including electricity, natural gas, biodiesel, E85, propane, and hydrogen, nation-wide.

(L-R): British Columbia Minister of Environment Mary Polak, Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber, Washington Governor Jay Inslee, and California Governor Jerry Brown. Photo courtesy of Gov. Brown&rsq

U.S., Canadian Leaders Move to Affect Climate Change

A group consisting of the governors of Oregon, Washington, and California, as well as British Columbia Environmental Minister Mary Polak, recently signed a climate change agreement that will require the support of state legislatures moving forward.

Photo courtesy of Odyne Systems.

Hybrid System Manufacturer to Participate in $45 Million DOE Project

Odyne Systems, LLC, a hybrid systems manufacturer for large trucks, has been selected to participate in a $45.4 million U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) award to develop and deploy plug-in hybrid systems for trucks throughout North America.

Photo via Wikimedia.

Chinese Pollution Initiative Could Spur EV Sales

The government will allot a higher proportion of license plates every year to buyers of vehicles that need lower amounts of gasoline or use alternative energy. This could benefit electric automakers such as BYD Co Ltd.

With 140 million gallons produced in September, the biodiesel production total for 2013 reached close to 1.1 billion gallons.

Biodiesel Production Tops 1 Billion Gallons

For the third consecutive year, biodiesel production has surpassed the billion gallon milestone, according to statistics recently released by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Photo courtesy Nissan.

Electric Vehicle Leads Sales in Norway

The Nissan Leaf topped the list of newly registered vehicles in Norway this past October with more than 700 of the electric cars making their way onto Norwegian roadways.

Photo courtesy of Zero Motorcycles.

Calif. College Purchases Electric Motorcycles

A northern California community college has added two of Zero Motorcycles' electric cycles to help the agency's patrol fleet meet sustainability goals.

Screenshot via AFLEET tool.

Feds Develop Alt-Fuel Analytical Tool

Several federal environmental agencies have developed an online calculator for fleet managers that helps estimate gasoline usage, greenhouse gas emissions, air pollutant emissions, and the cost of ownership of vehicles.

Report: U.S. Department of Defense Going Electric

According to a recent report by Navigant Research, the U.S. Department of Defense will purchase approximately 92,000 electric vehicles by 2020.



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