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.
OSLO, NORWAY - THINK, the Scandinavian electric vehicle maker, announced it took a step closer to mainstream volume production this month with the introduction of lithium-ion batteries to THINK City EVs in Europe.
MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO, CANADA - In collaboration with Transport Canada and the Ontario Ministry of Transportation, Frito Lay Canada has introduced zero-emission electric vehicles into its delivery fleet.
NEW STANTON, PA - The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) held a ribbon-cutting ceremony this month to mark the opening of a truck stop electrification facility at its New Stanton Service Plaza off the westbound lanes of I-76 in Westmoreland County.
LATHAM, NY - Clean energy company Plug Power Inc. said that major food service distributor Sysco has deployed 98 fuel-cell units to power its fleet of electric lift trucks at a new Houston distribution center.
SPRINGFIELD, IL - The bill would ban the selling, distribution, and use of more than 0.1 percent lead by weight in vehicle wheels or tires.
RICHMOND, VA - Virginia's public and private sectors are partnering on an initiative to increase the use of electric vehicles in the state.
ASHEVILLE, NC - Alliance AutoGas announced 24 new Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) certifications for its propane AutoGas vehicle conversion system, the Prins VSI System.
Navistar, state and local officials will outline how the eStar extends California's long-term goals for clean, sustainable energy. The first California-based company will also announce how it plans to put the eStar into its fleet.
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