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Firms to Offer Plug-in Hybrid Solutions for Trucks

WAUKESHA, WI - Odyne Systems LLC has appointed Terex Utilities as a distributor of Odyne's plug-in hybrid systems for medium- and heavy-duty trucks.

Bellevue Converting One-Third of Light-Duty Fleet to Hybrids

BELLEVUE, WA - The City of Bellevue, Wash. plans to convert one-third of its fleet of 345 light-duty vehicles (out of a total fleet of 1,119 vehicles) to hybrids by the end of 2011.

Clean Cities Accepting Proposals for "Green" Transportation in National Parks

WASHINGTON - Cities in the Clean Cities coalitions and national parks can partner with one another to get funding from the $5 million available each year for "green" transportation projects.

NAFA Michigan Chapter Alt-Fuel Conference on March 24

LIVONIA, MI - The NAFA Michigan Chapter Alternative Fuels Conference will cover alternatives, tax incentives, and grant opportunities designed to support alternative fuel and “clean” vehicle procurement.

The City of Houston is working to purchase two Nissan Leaf electric vehicles for its City fleet. (Photo courtesy Nissan)

Houston to Purchase First Nissan Leafs for Fleet

HOUSTON - Houston is expecting delivery of two Nissan Leafs in April for its City fleet.

Tulsa Expands Natural Gas Facilities and Fleet With Grant

TULSA, OK – The City of Tulsa, Okla. now has a high-speed compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station and plans to use grant money to purchase CNG-powered vehicles.

Wyoming Begins Converting State Vehicles to Natural Gas

CHEYENNE, WY – The State of Wyoming has channeled $200,000 from the general fund to convert vehicles in the State’s Department of Transportation and Department of Administration and Information to run on natural gas.

The City of Minneapolis currently operates 383 flex-fuel vehicles.

Minneapolis Implements Green Fleet Policy

MINNEAPOLIS - Minneapolis City Council approved a green fleet policy March 7 written by the fleet division.

Leggett & Platt and Landi Renzo Partner to Produce Natural Gas Vehicles

ATLANTA - L&P CVP, with Landi Renzo, had a Ford E-250 commercial van upfit with a dedicated CNG alternative fuel system.

Enterprise Speaker Stresses Operating Sustainably at 2011 Car Rental Show

Enterprise Holding's head of corporate sustainability, Lee Broughton, spoke about economic, social and environmental sustainability, as well as alternative fuel vehicles at the 2011 Car Rental Show.

NTEA Show Features New Vehicle Launches

INDIANAPOLIS - This year’s NTEA Work Truck Show featured new vehicle launches from a range of manufacturers as well as a number of vehicles with new types of fueling/power systems, from natural gas to propane autogas and electric.

A ZeroTruck model that Dow Kokam will supply the battery system for.

Dow Kokam, ZeroTruck Sign Agreement for Electric Medium Duty Trucks

MIDLAND, MI – Dow Kokam has agreed to supply advanced lithium-ion battery systems for electric Class 3-6 work vehicles made by ZeroTruck.

CODA Sedan

CODA on Track for Sedan Launch Later This Year

BEIJING, CHINA - CODA Automotive CEO Philip Murtaugh said the company is on track to launch sales of its all-electric CODA Sedan in the second half of this year in California, the Detroit News reported.

Tesla Model S Due in Mid-2012

PALO ALTO, CA - Tesla Motors plans to produce 5,000 Model S electric cars in 2012, with U.S. deliveries expected to get under way in mid-year, the Wall Street Journal reported.

The parallel system, designed for Class 6, 7, and 8 vocational trucks, is the latest version of the company’s HybriDrive green propulsion system.

BAE Systems Launches Hybridrive Parallel Propulsion System

JOHNSON CITY, NY - The HybriDrive parallel system is designed to address the needs of vehicles with duty cycles that require higher operating speeds and less frequent stops.

CNG Vehicle Conference Set for Ohio

CANTON, OHIO - Clean Fuels Ohio's CNG Consortium will hold a conference titled "The Compelling Case for NGVs" on March 18 at the Canton Memorial Civic Center in Canton, Ohio.

CNG Conversion Kit Certified for Dodge Ram 1500

CLEVELAND - NatGasCar LLC has received EPA certification for its Ecowise compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicle conversion system for Dodge Ram 1500 trucks equipped with the 4.7L V8 engine.

Clark Named NGVAmerica Chair

WASHINGTON - Douglas R. Clark, president of the Metropolitan Utilities District in Omaha, Neb., has been elected chairperson of NGVAmerica, the trade association representing the natural gas vehicle industry.

Free iPhone App Helps Locate EV Chargers

PALO ALTO, CA - Xatori has developed a new software application, PlugShare, that's designed to help iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch users locate electric vehicle charging stations and outlets when they need one.

Maxwell Draws $7.01M Contract for Hybrid System

SAN DIEGO - The United States Advanced Battery Consortium LLC (USABC) has awarded Maxwell Technologies Inc. a $7.01 million cost-shared technology contract to develop an advanced energy storage system for power-assist hybrid electric vehicles.

Ontario Adds EV Charging Stations

BARRIE, ONTARIO, CANADA - Electric utility company PowerStream Inc. has installed eight new electric vehicle charging stations in southern Ontario as part of a provincial government project, Simcoe.com reported.

BAF Technologies Launches New Line of Bi-Fuel Ford Vans & Pickups

DALLAS, TEXAS - Set for availability in May 2011, the new BAF offering includes bi-fuel Ford E-250/350 vans and F-250/350 pick-up trucks.

The E-series passenger and cargo vans join ROUSH CleanTech’s existing lineup of vehicles, including Ford F-250 and F-350 propane autogas pickup trucks (CARB certified last year), and the E-450 cutaway

ROUSH Ford E-Series Vans CARB Certified

PLYMOUTH TOWNSHIP, MI - ROUSH CleanTech announced that CARB has certified its fuel system for Ford E-Series passenger and cargo vans.

GAO Report Finds Federal Fleet Procurement Rules Conflict

WASHINGTON - A GAO report found conflicting goals and guidelines for energy efficiency and alternative-fuel usage in the federal civilian and non-tactical military vehicle fleet.

A vehicle charging with GE equipment.

GE to Host National Electric Vehicle Experience Tour

PLAINVILLE, CT - GE said it is hosting the EV Experience Tour to help other businesses and key stakeholders understand technical and business approaches for deploying pure electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles.

 

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