CAMPBELL, CA - Coulomb Technologies said that Central Florida was the first to install a ChargePoint Networked Charging Station for electric vehicles (EV) as a part of the $37 million ChargePoint America program.
OLYMPIA, WA - Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire said that the state's electric vehicle infrastructure efforts are getting a boost from $1.32 million in Federal Recovery Act funding.
PROVO, UT - Raser Technologies Inc. has signed an agreement with Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) to jointly develop renewable energy and electric vehicles.
WOLVEGA, NETHERLANDS - Vitablend has introduced Bioprotect 350, a liquid antioxidant additive designed to increase the shelf life of biodiesel and prevent engine damage arising from biodiesel oxidation.
NEW YORK - Shares of electric vehicle maker Tesla Motors Inc. on June 29 opened nearly 12 percent above their initial public offering price, Reuters reported.
TORRANCE, CA - Register by Wednesday, June 30, to receive a $200 discount on the 2010 Green Fleet Conference, scheduled for Oct. 18-19 in San Diego.
SPARKS, MD - Forty-nine percent of fleets reported measuring emissions, up from 28 percent in 2008, according to the results of PHH Arval's 2010 Green Survey.
JEFFERSON CITY, MO - The Missouri Department of Natural Resources recently received a $1,872,739 grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to fund several diesel emission reduction projects throughout the state.
COLUMBUS, OH - The Port Columbus International Airport, Clean Fuels Ohio together with Alliance AutoGas and Columbus Yellow Cab showcased the latest green fleet vehicles to hit Ohio roads on June 24.
WASHINGTON - The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) and other members of the Alternative Fuel Trade Alliance continued their nationwide training program on alternative fuel at a June 24 workshop for fleet managers in Hoover, Ala.
LIVONIA, MI - Prime Time Shuttle is making the switch to propane with the addition of ROUSH liquid propane-powered Ford E-350s to its fleet.
NEW YORK - Assembly Bill 8687-B amends New York's environmental conservation law by adding a section prohibiting both the use and sale of wheel weights containing lead.
DALLAS - Reducing energy use is one initiative AT&T highlighted in its recently released 2009 Citizenship and Sustainability Report.
OXNARD, CA - After testing a new eco-friendly oil filter product for a year, the City of Oxnard will extend its fleet vehicle oil drain interviews, producing an estimated $145,000 in oil and labor savings and an annual reduction of 24,000 quarts of oil.
SMYRNA, TN - In response to criticism that noise-free electric cars pose a safety risk to pedestrians -- particularly blind pedestrians -- Nissan has given its LEAF electric car a soft whine that fluctuates in intensity with the vehicle's speed, the Washington Post reported.
DEARBORN, MI - Verizon, expects to save 1.62 metric tons of CO2 each year by adding 501 Ford E-250 cargo vans upfitted with clean-burning compressed natural gas (CNG) engine packages versus conventional gas models.
REDFORD TOWNSHIP, MI - Detroit Diesel Corporation (DDC) announced it will invest approximately $194 million to expand existing operations at its manufacturing facility in Redford Township, Mich.
LIVONIA, MI - While visiting the ROUSH display at the Summit on Advanced Transportation Industry, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger explained how excited he was to see so many different alternative fuel choices for fleet users.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said it is delaying a decision on whether to approve a waiver request that would allow E15 (a 15-percent ethanol fuel blend) to become available to all vehicles, Dow Jones Newswires reported.
MEMPHIS, TN - The facility that houses Memphis Biofuels' biodiesel production plant has been foreclosed, the Memphis Daily News reported.
DALLAS - The Green Automotive Co. said it will be showcasing its new all-electric Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) at the Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction on June 25-27 at the Orange County Fair & Events Center in Costa Mesa, Calif.
HOUSTON - Toshiba Corp. announced plans to expand manufacturing capacity at its plant in Houston, Texas, for production of high-performance drive motors for hybrid electric vehicles, plug-in hybrid electric vehicles and electric vehicles.
WYTHEVILLE, VA - Evatran, a manufacturer of electric vehicle supply equipment, said it will receive a $1.25 million grant awarded by Wythe County's Joint Industrial Development Authority.
OAK PARK, MI - Azure Dynamics Corp. said that King County, Wash., has purchased 24 of Azure's Balance Hybrid Electric buses for the county's Access Transportation services.
TEMPE, AZ - The U.S. Department of Energy has expanded the EV Project to include two new cities -- Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. -- and has broadened the offer of free home chargers to include qualified new owners of the Chevrolet Volt electric vehicle with extended-range capability.
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