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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!

Electrification Coalition & FleetAnswers Partner to Provide Electrification Resources for Commercial Fleets

WASHINGTON – The partnership will provide online resources on plug-in electric vehicle deployment, including best practices from fleets such as FedEx Express and PG&E.

Natural Gas Benefits to be Highlighted at AFLA Conference

SAN ANTONIO – Chesapeake Energy's director of market development will discuss how natural gas can benefit the economy and the environment at the 2012 Automotive Fleet & Leasing Association (AFLA) conference next month.

Georgia Police Fleet Powers Up on Propane & Saves Fuel

ATLANTA –The Sandy Springs Police Department in Georgia recently switched 25 Ford Crown Victoria cruisers to propane autogas, saving more than $11,000 in fuel costs and displacing nearly 10 tons of greenhouse gas emissions over a period of three months.

The AMP drivetrain can move a 19,000-lb. vehicle 100 miles on a single charge, according to the manufacturer.

AMP Delivers Electric Step Van

CINCINNATI – With the delivery of its first all-electric 1,000 cubic foot heavy-duty step van, AMP takes its first step in its development deal with Navistar for large commercial EVs built for the urban delivery market.

Survey Shows California Drivers Benefit from Electric Vehicles

SAN DIEGO – The California Center for Sustainable Energy surveyed more than 1,400 plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) owners in coordination with the California Air Resources Board.

Obama Administration Finalizes 54.5 MPG 2025 Fuel Economy Standards

WASHINGTON – The Obama Administration announced it has finalized the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards up through model-year 2025. The Administration originally announced the proposed standards in July 2011. These standards build on previous rules, which set the mpg requirement for model-year 2016 to 35.5.

Tom Wurdack, fleet manager for Renzenberger for the past four years, said reduced maintenance costs and less downtime are some of the benefits that come with the new propane autogas vans.

Renzenberger Takes Railway Crews on Eco-Friendly Rides

SAN BERNARDINO, CA – Renzenberger recently showcased several of its new propane autogas vans at BNSF Railway’s intermodal facility in San Bernardino, Calif.

Federal Agencies Increase Alt-Fuel Vehicles by 33%

WASHINGTON – A recent report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) on fleet vehicles owned by U.S. federal agencies found they increased the number of alternative-fuel vehicles in their respective fleets over a six-year period.

GE Capital Fleet Launches New Interactive Eco-Focused Website

EDEN PRAIRIE, MN – The new website provides interactive tools that can help fleets learn how to reduce costs, improve fleet performance, and increase productivity via alternative-fuel strategies.

BAF Launches CNG Payback Estimator Tool

DALLAS – BAF, a natural gas vehicle provider, has launched an online tool to help fleet managers evaluate the costs associated with converting to compressed natural gas.

Landi Renzo Announces CNG Partnership with Reading Equipment & Distribution

TORRANCE, CA – Landi Renzo USA and Reading Equipment & Distribution have partnered to produce and deliver alternative-fuel vehicles using compressed natural gas (CNG) directly to Ford dealership floors across North America.

Real-World Strategies for Deploying Electric Vehicles

TORRANCE, CA – 2012 Green Fleet Conference attendees will get an understanding of the benefits and challenges of electric vehicles from fleets with real-world deployment experience.

Coca-Cola’s Hybrid Fleet Featured on MotorWeek

ATLANTA – Coca-Cola has added more than 750 hybrid-electric delivery trucks to its U.S. and Canadian fleet, representing about 10 percent of its overall North American Fleet.

DEARBORN, MI – The all-new Ford C-MAX Hybrid can travel 570 miles on a single tank of gas, according to Ford.

Ford C-MAX Hybrid Earns EPA-Estimated 47 MPG Across the Board

DEARBORN, MI – The all-new Ford C-MAX Hybrid is now officially EPA-certified at 47 mpg city, 47 mpg highway, and 47 mpg combined.

XL Hybrids & Johnson Controls Team Up to Power Light-Duty Fleet Vehicles

BOSTON – Johnson Controls will provide complete advanced lithium-ion battery packs to power light-duty commercial vehicles, including Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana vans.

OEMs Talk Green Truck Products & Technologies

TORRANCE, CA – What can fleet managers expect from the next generation of light- and medium-duty trucks? Find out at the truck OEM panel discussion on Oct. 2.

DOE Invests in Lighter, Stronger Vehicle Materials to Help Boost Fuel Economy

WASHINGTON – Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced seven new projects to accelerate the development and deployment of stronger and lighter materials for the next generation of American-made cars and trucks.

IDTechEx Releases Electric Vehicle Encyclopedia

DUBLIN – More than 200 acronyms and terms associated with electric vehicles are explained in the encyclopedia.

Ford Produces Front-Wheel-Drive Hybrid Transmission Made in North America

STERLING HEIGHTS, MI – Ford and suppliers are investing $220 million to transform Van Dyke Transmission into a modern operation capable of producing Ford’s new hybrid transmission – HF35 – as well as other fuel-efficient transmissions.

The Fairfield, Calif.-based company has added four Prius C Hybrids to its delivery fleet to help combat fuel costs. (Photo: Vaca Valley Auto Parts)

Vaca Valley Auto Parts Goes Green with Prius C Hybrids

FAIRFIELD, CA – Vaca Valley Auto Parts decided to take action has added four Prius c Hybrids to its delivery fleet, resulting in immediate savings.

Nancy Sutley, the President’s principal environmental advisor, along with U.S. Representative Bobby Scott, Mayor McKinley Price and other local officials, toured the Newport News Vehicle &amp

Newport News Expects $22K Fuel Savings from Propane Autogas Conversions

NEWPORT NEWS, VA – The City of Newport News has converted 22 fleet vehicles to run on propane autogas, expected to save the fleet $22,000 annually on fuel costs.

Frito-Lay to Operate the Largest All-Electric Commercial Truck Fleet in the U.S.

PLANO, TEXAS – By the end of this year, Frito-Lay North America will have more than 275 all-electric trucks deployed in the U.S., making it the largest commercial fleet of all-electric trucks in the country.

Icom North America Earns 17 New EPA Certifications for GM Vehicles

LYON TOWNSHIP, MI – The new certifications allow Icom to convert approximately 200 Chevrolet and GMC light-duty trucks and SUVs to run on propane autogas.

Can Biodiesel Work for Your Fleet?

TORRANCE, CA – Several fleets that have been successful using the renewable alternative fuel in their operations will be sharing their strategies at the 2012 Green Fleet Conference in Schaumburg, Ill.



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