The poor economy has idled many of the diesel vehicles initially targeted by those rules. CARB’s staff members have acknowledged that they previously overestimated how much pollution that construction equipment, buses and trucks emit into the air.
WAUNAKEE, WI - The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) recently unveiled its first "E-Ride" electric vehicle to be used at state parks this year. Each vehicle is expected to emit 9,450 lbs. less CO2 annually.
CONNERSVILLE, IN - Carbon Motors Corporation announced it has completed the conceptual plans for the Carbon Campus at One Carbon Motors Drive in Connersville, Indiana.
SAN JOSE, CA - Jerry Blatt thinks running CNG-powered Kenworth mixers makes a lot of sense for his company's new division, Greencrete.
LIVONIA, MI - Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is among the first, but certainly not the last, airport in the country to require servicing fleets to run vehicles on an alternative fuel. Many are looking to ROUSH propane-fueled E-Series vans to meet the requirements.
SACRAMENTO, CA - The California Air Resources Board (CARB) on April 22 took steps to revise its strategy for the cleanup of on- and off-road diesel engines.
FRANKLIN, TN - Nissan Motor Co. said on April 23 that buyers have already reserved more than 20 percent of the first year's production of its Leaf electric vehicle, the Los Angeles Times reported.
GREENSBORO, NC - Gilbarco Veeder-Root has upgraded the warranty on its standard fuel dispensers to cover use of ethanol content up to E15.
WASHINGTON – A new program to build propane refueling stations and convert 1,200 vehicles to propane kicked off with a recent meeting at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Va.
BOSTON - Massachusetts transportation officials on April 20 unveiled plans to roll out a new fleet of 60-foot articulated low-floor diesel hybrid buses that will serve neighborhoods in Boston.
OGDEN, UTAH - Edge Products, a developer of performance aftermarket electronics for diesel, gas and alternative fuel vehicles, is working with Go Natural CNG to create a range of products for dedicated compressed natural gas (CNG) and bi-fuel powered engines, NGV Global News reported.
INDIANAPOLIS - HME Inc., a producer of custom stainless-steel fire apparatus and custom built chassis, recently unveiled a new CNG-powered fire truck at the Fire Department Instructors Conference in Indianapolis, NGV Global News reported.
TAMPA, FL - CleanFuel USA and Roush Performance, with support from Propane Education & Research Council (PERC), showcased propane-fueled vehicles at the 2010 Beverage Fleet Summit on April 12 in Tampa, Fla.
IRVINE, CA - The editors of Kelly Blue Book's Web site (www.kbb.com) have named their Top 10 Green Cars for 2010. While this year's list includes several from last year's collection, it also includes newcomers such as the Volkswagen Golf TDI.
CAMPBELL, CA - A major shopping center in California's Orange County, South Coast Plaza, has installed the ChargePoint Networked Charging Station for electric vehicles, manufactured by Coulomb Technologies.
NEW YORK - Verizon has placed an order with BAF to convert 501 new Ford E-250 Series vans to compressed natural gas (CNG) power, scheduled for deployment later this year.
DEARBORN, MI - Ford will offer 100 percent of its fleet vehicles this year with fuel-efficient powertrains and other sustainable technologies - including battery electric, hybrid, natural gas, propane, E-85, biodiesel, and EcoBoost.
MUNICH / BEIJING - With the launch of its Megacity Vehicle in 2013, the BMW Group will be bringing its first series-production electric-drive model to market.
MONTVALE, NJ - Mercedes-Benz BlueTEC clean diesel technology, a Hollywood veteran for luxury eco-chic transportation, is getting support from a cast of new environmentally friendly vehicles including the Mercedes-Benz 2010 S400 HYBRID luxury sedan and ML450 HYBRID SUV.
General Motors CEO Ed Whitacre announced Wednesday that the company fully repaid its federal loans ahead of schedule and that the Chevy Volt will go on sale two months earlier than planned.
Enova will host a national vehicle exhibition in June and display its Ford, Chevy and Daimler/Freightliner electric vehicles.
The Cruze Eco, which provides an estimated 40 mpg on the highway, will be available in the fourth quarter of 2010.
As part of the project, Ryder will purchase more than 200 heavy-duty natural gas powered trucks and deploy them in its Southern California operations network.
MARTINEZ, CA - The three 120V stations, manufactured by Coulomb Technologies, are located in and around downtown Martinez, including one at City Hall; one at Main and Court streets; and one at the Amtrak Station.
GAFFNEY, SC - A leader in sustainability efforts in the trucking industry, Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC) recently received the Environmental Leadership Award from Daimler AG.
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