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CleanFUEL USA and Bi-Phase Technologies will serve as tier-two suppliers for the 49- and 75-gallon capacity LPG fuel system option, respectively, for the 2012 Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana.

Chevrolet & GMC to Offer LPG Option for Cutaway Vans

DETROIT – General Motors will offer a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) option for the 2012 Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana cutaway 3500 and 4500 vans.

A‐Z Bus Sales Becomes First Roush Cleantech Dedicated Bus Dealer

COLTON, CA - A‐Z Bus Sales, Inc. announced a new agreement with ROUSH CleanTech to purchase and install the ROUSH CleanTech liquid propane autogas fuel system on newer model-year buses and trucks.

Austin Receives $5 Mil. Grant to Buy Alt-Fuel Vehicles & Service Award

AUSTIN, TEXAS – The City of Austin has earned a $5 million grant to purchase alternative-fuel and/or hybrid vehicles and its Fleet Services Division Centers 1,5, and 6 achieved the ASE Blue Seal of Excellence.

LeasePlan to Host GF/100 Best Seminar

ALPHARETTA, GA A Feb. 18 Government Fleet/100 Best seminar will be held at LeasePlan headquarters in Alpharetta, Ga.

Are 1 Million EVs by 2015 Feasible?

WASHINGTON - An Indiana University report finds President Obama’s goal of one million EVs by 2015 unachievable without additional significant investment.

Barbara Connolly, fleet manager and controller for Weld County, stands with one of the County's CNG-fueled vehicles, a Ford Focus, and the County's CNG fueling station.

Weld County Implements Natural Gas Vehicle Plan

GREELEY, CO - Weld County, Colo., is encouraging the use of natural gas vehicles by building public fueling stations and converting some of its fleet vehicles to CNG.

Senate Bill Seeks Tax Credit for Plug-in Hybrid Trucks

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) has introduced legislation that would give businesses a tax credit for purchasing medium- or heavy-duty plug-in hybrid trucks. Moreover, the bill would provide consumers with a rebate worth up to $7,500 for plug-in electric vehicles at the time of purchase.

Biodiesel Award Winners Include Ford, NYC

PHOENIX, AZ - The National Biodiesel Board recognized Ford Motor Co., New York City, and other biodiesel champions at the annual "Eye on Biodiesel" awards presentation. The awards were presented at the National Biodiesel Conference & Expo on Tuesday, Feb. 8, in Phoenix.

OnStar Demonstrates EV Technologies at Smart Grid Conference

SAN DIEGO - OnStar said it demonstrated a variety of smart energy management technologies, designed to help electric vehicle customers and utilities plan better and save money, at last week's DistribuTECH smart grid conference and exposition.

Ford: Focus Electric Test Rides at NAIAS Provide Valuable Data

DEARBORN, MI - The "Living Electric" display at the 2011 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) wasn't just an opportunity for visitors to ride in an electric vehicle -- it also was a time for Ford engineers to learn more about the all-new Focus Electric.

Ford Designates BAF Technologies as Qualified CNG Converter

SEAL BEACH, CA - Clean Energy Fuels Corp. announced that its subsidiary, BAF Technologies, has been officially designated by the Ford Motor Co. as a Ford-qualified vehicle modifier (QVM) for gaseous-fueled vehicles.

ECOtality Expands EV Project to San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO - ECOtality, a leader in clean electric transportation and storage, has expanded the EV Project to the San Francisco Bay Area. The company was awarded a $2.87 million contract to manage the Bay Area Air Quality Management District's Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) deployment program.

Restaurant-Based EV Charging Station Opens in Fla.

KISSIMMEE, FL - Sunshine Restaurant Corp., developer of Buffalo Wild Wings restaurants and sports bars, recently joined Progress Energy Florida and NovaCharge to celebrate the installation of a ChargePoint electric vehicle charging station at the Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant in Kissimmee.

Mitsubishi, Task Force Launch 'EVTown' Initiative in Illinois

BLOOMINGTON, IL - The Bloomington-Normal Electric Vehicle Task Force recently joined with Mitsubishi Motors North America to announce the automaker's commitment to make its Mitsubishi i-MiEV a significant part of the local electric vehicle mix. The task force is actively reaching out to several EV manufacturers as part of the "EVTown" initiative aimed at promoting local EV sales.

Fisker Readies Dealerships for Plug-in Hybrid Release

LOS ANGELES - Universal Technical Institute Inc. (UTI) and Fisker Automotive announced plans to provide technical training to Fisker dealership personnel at the UTI campus in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. To support the release of Fisker's Karma plug-in hybrid, UTI expects to train approximately 100 technicians from Fisker's U.S. dealers this spring.

2012 Infiniti M35h

2012 Infiniti M Hybrid Officially Rated at 32 MPG Highway

FRANKLIN, TN - Infiniti announced official EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) fuel economy figures of 32 mpg highway for the all-new 2012 Infiniti M35h.

San Antonio Hosts Ethanol Workshop

SAN ANTONIO - The Alamo Area Clean Cities Coalition encourages fleet managers and other interested parties to attend an ethanol workshop on Feb. 10 focusing on flex fuel vehicles. The deadline to register is today.

Alamo Clean Cities Helps Build Electric Dune Buggy

KERRVILLE, TEXAS - The Alamo Area Clean Cities Coalition will be featured on this week's MotorWeek program. The coalition helped raise funds to build a dune buggy as part of the American Cancer Society's Camp Discovery.

CNG Station to Fuel New Jersey Shuttle Buses

SEAL BEACH, CA - The Atlantic City Jitney Association (ACJA), providers of shuttle service to residents and visitors in New Jersey's Atlantic County, has contracted with Clean Energy Fuels Corp. to build and operate a new fast-fill compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station.

Biofuels Bill Would Mandate More Flex-Fuel Vehicles

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) on Jan. 25 led a group of senators in introducing legislation aimed at expanding markets for biofuels. The bill would increase the number of flex-fuel vehicles on the road, increase the number of blender pumps dispensing biofuels, and authorize loan guarantees for the construction of renewable fuel pipelines.

Endicott Biofuels to Build Biodiesel Plant in Texas

HOUSTON - Endicott Biofuels LLC (EBF) has signed an agreement with KMTEX Ltd. to construct a biorefinery in Port Arthur, Texas, that will produce G2 Clear-branded biodiesel.

Toyota Prius v to Offer Entune Multimedia System

TORRANCE, CA - Toyota announced that the all-new 2012 Prius v, the first in a new line of Prius vehicles, will be the automaker's first vehicle to offer the Toyota Entune multimedia system.

Tesla Plans Electric SUV

PALO ALTO, CA - Electric vehicle maker Tesla plans to introduce a small electric SUV in 2014, the Los Angeles Times reported. The vehicle is called Model X.

Milbank, AeroVironment Reach EV Charger Deal

SAN DIEGO, CA - Milbank Manufacturing Co. of Kansas City, Mo., said it has selected AeroVironment of Monrovia, Calif., to provide electric vehicle (EV) charging stations to its customers through Milbank's nationwide distribution network. The partnership enhances Milbank's PowerGen line of renewable power solutions and furthers the expansion of EV charging infrastructure throughout the United States.

ECOtality's Blink Network Integrates with Cisco Controller

SAN FRANCISCO - ECOtality Inc., a major provider of electric vehicle charging products, said it has developed a way to integrate the Blink Network charger interface with the Cisco Home Energy Management Solution (HEMS).

 
 

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