DEARBORN, MI - SimplexGrinnell recently ordered 200 Ford Fusion Hybrids as part of a company-wide effort to replace 25 percent of its sales fleet with hybrid vehicles.
The 200 Fusion Hybrids support a Tyco company-wide environmental program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, waste and water consumption by 25 percent over the next five years.
The ActiveHybrid concept would be BMW’s second full hybrid after the BMW ActiveHybrid X6 launched at the end of last year.
The manufacturer behind the Think City plug-in car refutes nine myths about electric vehicles.
NEW YORK - As part of its initiative to reduce operating costs and greenhouse gas emissions, the department has elected to run a Hino diesel hybrid cab-over for parts delivery.
WASHINGTON - At a White House Rose Garden ceremony, President Obama signed a policy calling on two federal agencies to develop national standards for fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions for medium and heavy trucks.
PORTLAND, OR - Navistar, Inc. announced that Portland, Ore., will be the initial launch market for Navistar's eStar truck-the first full-production, purpose-built all-electric truck
SAN DIEGO, CA - Pearson Fuels on May 21 joined Oak Valley Chevron to celebrate the grand opening of the first E85 alternative fuel station in Beaumont, Calif.
TORRANCE, CA - Enova Systems Inc., a California-based developer of electric and hybrid drive systems, is busy filling its first order for its Zero Emissions (Ze) step van.
WASHINGTON - UPS announced on May 19 that its fleet of alternative-fuel vehicles had expanded with the deployment of 17 next-generation hybrid electric delivery trucks to Washington D.C.
NORWALK, CT - Wilks Enterprise announced the availability of comparison data, performed by independent laboratories, on its InfraCal Ethanol and Biodiesel Blend Analyzers and InfraSpec VFA-IR Spectrometer.
WASHINGTON - Congress members Herseth Sandlin (D-SD) and Paul Hodes (D-NH) on May 20 introduced the Advanced Biofuel Investment Act of 2010, a bill aimed at spurring production and use of domestic biofuels.
SIOUX FALLS, SD - An executive with South Dakota-based ethanol producer POET is set to detail breakthroughs in cellulosic ethanol technology at the Sino-US Advanced Biofuels Forum in Beijing on Thursday, May 27.
WASHINGTON - President Obama on May 21 announced plans to extend federal auto fuel economy and emissions rules through 2025 and to develop new regulations for large trucks, the New York Times reported.
SANTA MONICA, CA - CODA, a California-based electric car and battery company, unveiled plans to build an automotive-grade lithium-ion battery system manufacturing facility in Ohio.
YPSILANTI, MI - Ford Motor Company is investing $135 million to design, engineer, and produce key components for the company's next-generation hybrid-electric vehicles.
ROCHESTER, NY - Testing conducted on Monroe County's fleet has shown E-20 use reduces tailpipe emissions of hydrocarbons and carbon monoxide and shows "no discernible impact to vehicle drivability or the need for additional maintenance."
NEWPORT BEACH, CA - Located in the City's General Services Corporation Yard, the station will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week to serve public fleets and private vehicles.
WOODCLIFF LAKE, NJ - As early as next year, the new BMW 5 Series will also be available as a full hybrid.
PALO ALTO, CA - Tesla Motors, Inc. and Toyota Motor Corporation announced they intend to cooperate on the development of electric vehicles, parts, and production system, and engineering support.
The eStar all-electric truck is the first medium-duty commercial vehicle to receive certification from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and California Air Resources Board. FedEx will evaluate the performance of the eStar vehicle in its fleet as it operates in the Los Angeles area.
The 2011 Fiesta received an Environmental Protection Agency certified 40 mpg rating, which is 5 mpg better than the Honda Fit and 4 mpg better than the Toyota Yaris.
As part of its initiative to reduce operating costs and greenhouse gas emissions, DSNY has elected to run a Hino light-duty diesel hybrid cab-over for parts delivery.
General Motors said Monday it plans to offer compressed natural gas and liquefied petroleum gas versions of the Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana full-size vans later this year.
OLYMPIA, WA - The Washington State Department of Ecology recently endorsed steel wheel weights over other lead alternatives.
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