DIAMOND BAR, CA - The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has funded $20.4 million for the Hybrid Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP), aimed at accelerating California deployment of new hybrid medium- and heavy-duty vehicles.
COAL VALLEY, IL - Over the next three years, the global elevator and escalator company plans to fill its 700-unit fleet with the Ford Transit Connect.
ATLANTA - The 28.9 percent fuel economy improvement results in a 15 percent improvement in total cost per mile, according to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).
ALISO VIEJO, CA - Telogis took top honors in the category, Enterprise Software: GPS or Location Based Services, for Telogis OnTrack, a next-generation GPS fleet management application designed to help organizations maximize the efficiency of their mobile workforces and reduce operating costs.
SACRAMENTO, CA --- The California Air Resources Board has fined Chrysler Group $37,000 for selling and installing aftermarket catalytic converters that fail to meet California's strict requirements for emission control equipment.
WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Leaders of a key Senate committee have pledged to resurrect the federal subsidy for biodiesel fuel early next year.
BATON ROUGE, LA --- The Louisiana State University Agricultural Center has received the go-ahead from the Board of Regents to begin establishing the Louisiana Institute for Biofuels and Bioprocessing.
DETROIT --- Chrysler Group LLC is set to debut a battery-powered prototype version of the Fiat 500 subcompact at the North American International Auto Show, Bloomberg news service has reported.
WASHINGTON, D.C. --- A new report from the U.S. federal government projects that national energy consumption will grow by 14 percent between 2008 and 2035, as the fossil fuel share of total U.S. energy use falls from 84 percent to 78 percent.
SEAL BEACH, CA --- AT&T has awarded to BAF Technologies Inc., a subsidiary of Clean Energy Fuels Corp., an order to convert 463 Ford E-250 vans to run on compressed natural gas (CNG).
JUNO BEACH, FL - Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) has managed to save an estimated $440 million in fuel costs and avoid approximately 4.9 million tons of carbon dioxide emissions in 2009.
MAGNA, UT - The company was able to find a solution to track equipment utilization in order to improve efficiency and vehicle availability, contributing to a savings of more than $1 million in fuel costs.
SACRAMENTO - The results of a recent report revealed that 319 of the 2,667 vehicles Caltrans has bought since 2007 are waiting to be assembled, while another 5 percent are assembled and waiting to be deployed.
BAKERSFIELD, CA - Less fuel consumption and increased productivity and efficiency are just a few of the benefits Kern County has experienced since installing GPS devices in its fleet.
BELOIT, WI - The City of Beloit and the University of Wisconsin (UW) are experimenting with technology that allows motor scooters, cars, and trucks to use a combination of gasoline and water as fuel.
SACRAMENTO - California taxpayers keeping a watchful eye on state agency expenses, including state-owned vehicles, have prompted action by government officials.
DETROIT - At the Detroit Motor Show, Volvo Cars is presenting a complete battery electric Volvo C30 with a range of 150 km (94 miles).
DETROIT - The 2011 Acadia Denali is powered by a 3.6L direct injection V-6 engine with VVT expected to optimize performance and fuel economy, while also reducing emissions.
DETROIT - The Ecotec 2.4L four-cylinder joins the lineup in the first quarter of 2010 as the standard engine in the LaCrosse CX.
WILKES BARRE, PA - Cutting idling time has reduced the fleet's fuel consumption by 8,000 gallons and greenhouse gas emissions by about 77 tons per year.
DALLAS - Alon USA Energy, Inc. is converting its 170-vehicle fleet to hybrid and clean diesel power as part of a new initiative to reduce its environmental impact.
LIVONIA, MI - Competitive Lawn Service has added the first production ROUSH propane-fueled F-350 with an under-bed tank, expanding its fleet of propane-powered equipment.
The ROUSH propane-fueled Ford E-Series vans will achieve Super Ultra Low Emissions Vehicle (SULEV) II emission standards. Additionally, ROUSH delivers its first propane-fueled Ford F-350 with an under-bed tank.
SAN BERNARDINO, CA - San Bernardino County district attorney investigators argue that eliminating their 58 take-home vehicles would reduce productivity and cost the county more money.
TULSA, OK - The sale of 197 cars, vans, pickups, SUVs, large trucks, and heavy-equipment items brought in more than $473,000 from 760 registered bidders at the City of Tulsa's recent surplus vehicle auction.
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