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East Fork Biodiesel, Mansfield Oil Sign Marketing Agreement

MINNEAPOLIS - Mansfield Oil Co. announced that its ethanol division, C&N Companies, has added East Fork Biodiesel to the enterprise's portfolio of biodiesel marketing partnerships.

Chattanooga Hopes to Cut Costs with More Fuel-Efficient Cars

CHATTANOOGA, TN - Putting more city workers in high-mileage cars is just one of the ways the City of Chattanooga is looking to save money and reduce emissions.

Approximately 40 participants from the Los Angeles area and other parts of California recently gathered for the second annual "Regulatory Technical Summit - Part #2" in Culver City, Calif.

Culver City Hosts Regulatory Technical Summit

CULVER CITY, CA - The Culver City Equipment Maintenance & Fleet Services Division hosted its second annual "Regulatory Technical Summit - Part #2" at its facility March 30.

CNGas Group Builds New CNG Station in Florida

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - CNGas Group Corp. said March 24 it had begun construction of a new compressed natural gas (CNG) station in Miami Gardens, Fla.

Knapheide Adds to ‘Green Catalog’ with Roush Propane Fuel Systems

LIVONIA, MI - ROUSH Performance announced the Knapheide Manufacturing Company has become their newest partner to sell and install their line of ROUSH liquid propane fuel systems for Ford Commercial trucks, vans, and cutaways.

Gas Price Spikes May Hurt Some States More than Others

WASHINGTON - A new study from the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) predicts which states will be hardest-hit by gas price spikes this year.

Mazda’s New Fuel-Efficient Powertrain to Reach U.S. by 2011

NEW YORK - Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) announced plans to launch the all-new SKY Concept powertrains into the U.S. market as early as 2011.

EPA Approves ROUSH Propane Fuel System

The EPA certification covers the 2010 model year Ford E-150, E-250, and E-350 cargo vans, wagons, and certain cutaway configurations with a GVWR of up to 10,000 pounds, utilizing the Ford 5.4L, 2V V-8 engine.

UPS Deploys 200 Hybrid Electric Vehicles

Latest HEV expansion broadens UPS green fleet to major cities in the United States.

Nevada Drops 225 Lbs. of Lead by Replacing Wheel Weights

CARSON CITY, NV - The State of Nevada Motor Pool Division successfully eliminated and recycled approximately 225 lbs. of lead wheel weights.

U.S. Postal Service Exceeds Waste Reduction Goal

LOS ANGELES - The Pacific Area of the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) exceeded the original waste reduction goal in its Lead Free Wheel Weight Initiative by more than 30 percent.

ROUSH Propane-Powered E-250

EPA Grants Approval for ROUSH Propane-Fueled E-150 / E-250 / E-350

LIVONIA, MI - ROUSH Performance received positive news from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that their 2010 E-150, E-250, and E-350 propane fuel conversion system has met the Federal emission regulatory requirements as established by the government agency.

MaxxForce 13 Big Bore Engine Receives EPA Certification

LOUISVILLE, KY - Navistar, Inc. announced it has received certification from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its 2010 MaxxForce 13 Advanced EGR (exhaust gas recirculation) big bore diesel engines.

EPA Approves ROUSH Propane Fuel System

LIVONIA, MI - ROUSH Performance said it received word from the U.S. EPA that the company's 2010 E-150, E-250 and E-350 propane fuel conversion system has met emission regulatory requirements established by the government agency.

Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Debuts in NYC

NEW YORK - At the New York Auto Show, Hyundai unveiled its 2011 Sonata Hybrid -- the automaker's first hybrid in the U.S. market.

California Scraps 'Cool Car' Rules

SACRAMENTO, CA - California officials have decided against implementing a controversial set of regulations, dubbed "cool car" rules, which were aimed at cutting the carbon footprint of vehicle air conditioning, the Los Angeles Times reported.

EPA Certifies CleanFUEL USA’s Latest Propane Engine System

GEORGETOWN, TX - CleanFUEL USA announced EPA certification of the industry's first liquid propane engine built on a General Motors (GM) 6.0L chassis.

Obama Administration to Buy First 100 Chevy Volts

WASHINGTON - Vowing to get the first 100 plug-in electric vehicles to roll off American assembly lines, the Obama administration will be the first customer to get the Chevrolet Volt before the end of the year.

UPS Deploys 200 Hybrid Electric Trucks

ATLANTA - UPS has further expanded its fleet of alternative-fuel vehicles with the deployment of 200 next-generation hybrid electric delivery trucks in eight U.S. cities.

Fuel-Efficiency Rules Demand 40% MPG Boost by 2016

WASHINGTON - The Obama administration expects the new fuel-efficiency regulations announced April 1 to boost car and truck fuel efficiency, help reduce greenhouse gases, and save billions of dollars.

Lincoln introduced its first hybrid March 31.

Lincoln Introduces First-Ever Hybrid Model

NEW YORK - Lincoln's first hybrid, the new 2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid, is expected to deliver 41 miles per gallon (city).

Evcarco to Sell EnVision Electric Vehicles

FT. WORTH, TX - Evcarco Inc., a Texas-based car distributor, said it has reached an agreement with EnVision Motor Co. to eventually sell EnVision electric vehicles in 13 states.

Ford, Microsoft Team to Make EV Charging Easier

NEW YORK - Ford and Microsoft are teaming up to use Microsoft Hohm as a platform to help future owners of Ford's electric vehicles optimize the way they recharge their vehicle and better manage their home's energy use.

Wilmington Police Dept. Adds 17 New Cars to Fleet

WILMINGTON, NC - The new vehicle purchases include Ford Fusion, Ford Taurus, and Ford Escape Hybrid models.

Renewable Energy Group Idles 2 Biodiesel Plants

AMES, IA - Biodiesel company Renewable Energy Group (REG) last week idled two of its production plants and laid off 22 workers, citing the lapse of the biodiesel tax credit, according to a report from Biodiesel Magazine.

 
 

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