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City of Charlotte Installs 26 Charging Stations & Adds EVs to Fleet

CHARLOTE, NC - Both are pilot projects to determine the practicality of electric vehicles for Charlotte’s fleet and to gauge public use and demand for strategically-placed electric vehicle charging stations.

Onsite propane autogas dispensing helps eliminate off-site trips for drivers.

PERC Offers Tips for Refueling Vehicles Fueled by Propane Autogas

WASHINGTON – The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) offers solutions to common propane autogas refueling questions.

Evergreen CNG Systems Installs CNG Compressor Packages for Go Natural Gas

SAN CLEMENTE, CA – Evergreen CNG Systems has successfully completed the installation of two containerized, fully automatic CNG compressor packages for Go Natural Gas, San Clemente, Calif.

Encana to Host Natural Gas Vehicle Summit and Ride & Drive

BOSSIER CITY, LA – Encana Corporation’s natural gas supply subsidiary is hosting the “Natural Gas Fueling Solutions Experience” Ark-La-Tex NGV Summit and Ride & Drive on Thursday, April 12, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Harrah’s Louisiana Downs in Bossier City, La.

The ES 300h hybrid offers the driver four modes: Normal, Sport, Eco, and EV.

Lexus Unveils First-Ever ES 300h Hybrid

NEW YORK – Featuring a 2.5L four-cylinder Atkinson cycle engine, the ES 300h hybrid is expected to earn an EPA fuel economy rating of approximately 40 mpg combined city/highway.

Mercedes-Benz S250 CDI Named 2012 World Green Car of the Year

NEW YORK - The Mercedes-Benz S 250 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY was declared the 2012 World Green Car of the Year at a press conference hosted by Bridgestone Corporation and the New York International Auto Show.

VVS offers both bi-fuel and CNG-dedicated conversions for Ford F-250/350 trucks.

Fleet Managers Invited to Test CNG Trucks at April 12 Ride & Drive

SHREVEPORT, LA - Fleets attending the Natural Gas Fueling Solutions Experience in Shreveport, La., will have the opportunity to test a Ford truck converted to run on compressed natural gas (CNG).

GoE3 Launching Cross-Country Level 2 & 3 Charging Stations

MESA, AZ – GoE3 is working with multiple partners to install charging stations and benefit local communities along interstate highways I-40, I-10, I-20 and I-70 with a station located every 50-75 miles.

Eco-Driving Helps Public Transit Fleets Cut Fuel Use 18%

SAN DIEGO – Transit fleets can reduce fuel consumption, on average, as much as 18.7 percent by engaging in fuel-efficient, eco-driving best practices, according to the results of a public transit fuel efficiency study conducted by SmartDrive Systems.

EV Charging Stations Installed on Boeing Campuses

CAMPBELL, CA – The Boeing Company has installed Coulomb Technologies’ ChargePoint stations for electric vehicles on campuses in Washington, Oregon, California, and Arizona.

Illinois Boasts Largest Network of Fast-Charging EV Stations

SCHILLER PARK, IL – Governor Pat Quinn and representatives from the Illinois Tollway, 350Green LLC, and 7-Eleven, Inc. announced the availability of the nation’s largest network of fast-charging electric vehicle (EV) stations.

BAF Earns CARB Certification for 2012 CNG Ford Vans and Pickups

DALLAS – The new executive orders from the California Air Resources Board (CARB) extends BAF's certification to include 2012 model-year CNG-powered F-Series and E-Series models.

EVI to Deploy 500 Medium-Duty Electric Trucks Over Next Two Years

STOCKTON, CA – Electric Vehicles International (EVI) is launching a new initiative to deploy 500 fully electric return-to-base delivery trucks, replacing diesel trucks with zero-emission vehicles made in California.

15% Ethanol to be Allowed in Gasoline

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved the first applications for registration of ethanol for use in making gasoline that contains up to 15 percent ethanol (E15).

VIA Motors Wins NTEA Work Truck Show 2012 Green Award

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI – VIA Motors won The Work Truck Show 2012 Green Award for its full-size extended range electric vehicle work trucks. The Green Award is presented to the Work Truck Show exhibitor with the product that best advances fuel utilization.

Propane Autogas Alliance Announces New Fuel Partners

ASHEVILLE, NC – Alliance AutoGas is continuing to expand its national partner network, welcoming new fueling partners Maine Energy of Bangor, Maine, and Parker Gas of Clinton, N.C.

California Lithium Battery to Commercialize Low-Cost Lithium Battery

LONG BEACH, CA - According to the company, the battery will triple battery life and will be manufactured in the U.S. at a comparable cost reduction up to 70 percent.

The networking opportunities alone made the 2011 GFC an unforgettable experience for many attendees.

Network with Other Green Professionals at the 2012 Green Fleet Conference

SCHAUMBURG, IL – More than 550 fleet professionals attended the Green Fleet Conference in 2011, with attendance expected to grow even more for this year's event, scheduled for Oct. 2-3 in Schaumburg, Ill.

Peterbilt Showcases Natural Gas Vehicles

LOUISVILLE, KY – The company currently offers six natural gas vehicle solutions for over-the-road, heavy haul, regional, and vocational applications.

ALTe Offers Plug-in Electric Hybrid Powertrain for Ford E-350

AUBURN HILLS, MI – ALTe Powertrain Technologies (ALTe) has successfully installed its powertrain system in a second line of vehicles – the Ford Econoline E-350 platform.

Clean Energy to Build Natural Gas Fuel Stations at Saddle Creek 3PL Locations

SEAL BEACH, CA – Clean Energy Fuels Corp. has signed a 10-year strategic partnership agreement to build natural gas fueling stations at existing Saddle Creek Corporation locations to support the company's expanding natural gas-powered truck fleet.

Ryder Recognized for Natural Gas Leadership

TUCSON, AZ – Ryder System was recognized as a Clear Air Champion by the Tucson and Phoenix Clean Cities Coalition at the Arizona Clean Cities Coalitions’ Legislative Breakfast.

Green Truck Association Forms Technology Councils

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI – The Green Truck Association (GTA), an affiliate division of the NTEA, announced the formation of three technology councils to better represent specific segments within the green truck industry.

Frito-Lay Tests Electric Vehicles for Fleet

PLANO, TEXAS – After completing a test of Electric Vehicle International's all-electric EVI-MD on a delivery route in Alameda, Calif., Frito-Lay has committed to purchase five additional EVI-MD vehicles to be used in Northern California.

New Efforts Revealed in Pennsylvania to Reduce Emissions and Use of Foreign Oil

HARRISBURG, PA – State Rep. Stan Saylor revealed a new effort to decrease the use of foreign oil and provide an incentive for the use of natural gas as a vehicle fuel in Pennsylvania.

 

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