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The EVAOS EV add-on system will be available initially for F-150, F-250, and F-350 Ford pickup trucks.

EVAOS Showcases F-150 Multi-Mode Hybrid

NORTH HILLS, CA – Green Fleet had an opportunity to check out a hybrid-electric version of the Ford F-150 from EVAOS (Electric Vehicle Add-On Systems).

Sandy Springs Police Captain to Share Experience Using Propane Autogas

WASHINGTON – Captain Bart Humble of the Sandy Springs Police Department, which is converting more than 65 fleet vehicles to propane autogas, will be a featured speaker in a webinar from the Propane Education and Research Council.

New CNG Shuttle Buses Offering Service for Atlanta Airport

ATLANTA – The Parking Spot, an off-site airport shuttle bus company, recently added 31 compressed natural gas (CNG) buses to its three lots near the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International airport.

Eaton Supporting Deep Incentive Program for California Hybrid Vehicles

GALESBURG, MI – Eaton Corporation has aligned with the California Hybrid Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP) to assist California-based fleets wanting to purchase low-emission, fuel efficient medium- and heavy-duty hybrid vehicles.

Green Models in the Running for 2013 Fleet Vehicle of the Year

TORRANCE, CA – Voting for the ninth annual Automotive Fleet 2013 Fleet Car and Truck of the Year awards is now open! Several hybrid and electric vehicles are candidates this year.

EPA Sets Bio-based Diesel Volumes for 2013

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has taken action to establish the amount of bio-diesel products required to be included in diesel fuel markets in 2013.

City of Dublin Awarded for CNG Efforts

DUBLIN, OHIO – The City has reduced its reliance on petroleum fuels by adding 44 new vehicles powered by compressed natural gas (CNG) to its fleet.

The Vectrix VX-1 designed to excel in outdoor environments, functioning safetly on any surface usually traversed by traditional police motorcycles and mountain bicycles.

NYPD Using Electric Police Bikes for Patrol at 9/11 Memorial Site

NEW YORK – The New York Police Department (NYPD) has deployed two all-electric Vectrix VX-1 Law Enforcement Model motorcycles at the NYC 9/11 Memorial Site.

This E-450-based shuttle bus features a 6.8-liter, V10 engine and a 41-gallon propane autogas fuel tank.

ROUSH CleanTech Partners With Green Alternative Systems for Transit Shuttle Bus Conversions

CHICAGO — ROUSH CleanTech announced at the 2012 BusCon Expo that it has partnered with Green Alternative Systems (GAS) to provide installations for ROUSH CleanTech propane autogas fueling systems in the transit, paratransit, and commercial ground transportation markets.

Each of the participating Kohl’s locations will have two or three parking spaces reserved for EV drivers to charge at no cost while they shop, according to the company.

Kohl’s Dept. Stores to Expand EV Charging Stations to 18 Locations

MENOMONEE FALLS, WI – With the expansion, Kohl’s shoppers will be able to take advantage of a total of 101 charging stations at 52 Kohl’s locations across 14 states.

Waste Pro Opens CNG Fuel Facility in Florida

FT. PIERCE, FL – The facility is able to fuel 80 compressed natural gas vehicles at full capacity simultaneously, and can also service compatible vehicles from surrounding municipalities.

Top Gear, which airs on the History Channel on Tuesday nights and is produced by BBC Worldwide Productions, featured the Venchurs converted bi-fuel Ford pickup in a challenge that required hosts Ta

Venchurs CNG F-350 Featured on ‘Top Gear’ TV Show

ADRIAN, MI – A Venchurs Vehicle Systems (VVS) CNG F-350 battled two unlikely candidates for fuel economy supremacy on a recent episode of Top Gear — a VW Passat TDI and a BMW 5-Series — and the results were revealing.

Vincentric Report Identifies 11 Cost-Effective Hybrids

BINGHAM FARMS, MI – According to Vincentric’s 2012 Hybrid Analysis, 11 out of 25 hybrid vehicles were identified as having a lower total cost-of-ownership than their all-gasoline counterparts.

Fleets can go online and create a comprehensive reduction plan by using several savings methods.

Energy Department Offers Petroleum Reduction Planning Tool

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Energy's Alternative Fuels Data Center (AFDC) has developed a new tool to help fleets reduce petroleum consumption and greenhouse gas emissions.

The Nissan LEAF cars will be added to the University’s motor pool and the charging stations will be made available for use by students, faculty, staff, and visitors to the Murfreesboro campus

State University Gets Free Nissan LEAFs and EV Charging Stations

MURFREESBORO, TN – Nissan North America Inc. has donated two Nissan LEAF vehicles and three charging stations to Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) to promote the use of electric-vehicle technology.

GreenRoad to Offer Advanced Tracking Service Through GPS Insight

REDWOOD CITY, CA – GreenRoad and GPS Insight have teamed up to offer advanced fleet tracking capability as part of the GreenRoad driver performance management service.

ROUSH to Host Free Webinars Featuring Fleets Using Propane Autogas

LIVONIA, MI – ROUSH CleanTech is hosting two free educational webinars where it will feature discussions with the company’s fleet customers and Alliance Autogas. The first free webinar will be held on Thursday, Sept. 6 at 10:00 am EST, and the second at 1:00 pm EST that same day.

Green Fleet Conference & Expo Revamps Ride & Drive Event

TORRANCE, CA – Attendees will have two full hours to get behind the wheel of some of the latest green vehicles available during the “Experience Tomorrow at the Ride & Drive Event,” scheduled for Oct. 2 from 9-11 a.m. Take a vehicle out for a spin and experience it for yourself!

Tennessee Landfill May Help Fuel Republic Services’ Natural Gas Fleet

PHOENIX – Republic Services, Inc. recently announced an agreement to recover landfill gas from its North Shelby Landfill in Millington, Tenn., for multiple uses — including as a vehicle fuel for its growing natural gas-powered fleet.

Eaton Working to Shrink Battery Size for Better Hybrid Performance

SOUTHFIELD, MI – Eaton Corporation has strengthened its commitment to hybrid vehicle technology by developing a cost-effective power control system to reduce the size of the system battery without a loss of battery life or vehicle performance.

Staples, Alabama DOT & Kentucky Clean Fuels Coalition Named Environmental Leaders

ATLANTA – Staples, the Alabama Department of Transportation, and the Kentucky Clean Fuels Coalition were recently honored for their environmental leadership by the EPA's Southeast Diesel Collaborative.

Massachusetts Sees Growth of E-85 Stations

FRAMINGHAM, MA – Four new E-85 fueling stations planned for the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90) will help service the 100,000-plus flex-fuel vehicles registered in the state.

EV Test-Driving Program to Help Raise Funds for Texas Tornado Victims

HOUSTON - Under an "EVs for Trees" program, participating dealerships will donate $25 to The Texas Tree Foundation in North Texas or Trees for Houston for each test drive of a Mitsubishi i or Nissan Leaf between now and Dec. 1.

ALTe Signs Joint Venture Agreement for PHEV & Hybrid Powertrain Expansion in China & U.S.

BEIJING – ALTe Powertrain Technologies and MESA Century New Energy Technology have committed to spur plug-in electric and hybrid powertrain technology adoption in the fleet industry, while bolstering clean technology employment in both China and the U.S.

Green Fleet Conference is One Month Away - Sign Up Today!

TORRANCE, CA – The 2012 Green Fleet Conference will feature proven best practices for deploying alt-fuel vehicles from some of the top fleets in the country, an all-new ride & drive showcasing the latest green vehicles, and plenty of opportunities to network with other green professionals. Register today!

 

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