The Fusion bested a field of 23 contenders - including the Toyota Camry, Honda Accord, BMW 7 Series and Mercedes-Benz E-Class - to win the prominent award.
A recent study by Pike Research shows that sales of hybrid vehicles by fleets worldwide will rise in the next six years.
CleanFUEL USA unveils its Liquid Propane Injection system for the GM 6.0-liter engine, which will be available in the first quarter of 2010.
The trucks use selective catalytic reduction to bring nitrogen oxide emissions down to EPA 2010 levels.
HOUSTON - The charging stations will be located around Houston, with public stations at City Hall, the Health Department office and at the Mayor's Citizens Assistance Office.
AUSTIN, TX - The City of Austin just launched its six-month car-sharing pilot program with the introduction of 200 smart car vehicles to the Austin area.
CULVER CITY, CA - The City of Culver City was recently named the #1 Green Fleet in North America for 2009 by the Best Green Fleets National Fleet Certification Program and the U.S. Clean Cities Coalition.
EAST LANSING, MI - Chrysler's 2010 Dodge Charger ranked highest in Michigan State Police's evaluation of the most widely used two- and four-wheel patrol vehicles.
FAIRBURN, GA - U.S. Foodservice-Atlanta has become the first major foodservice distributor in Georgia to run its entire delivery fleet on biodiesel fuel.
HOUSTON and MURRAY HILL, NJ - Waste Management, Inc., and Linde North America announced that their joint venture company has begun producing clean, renewable vehicle fuel at its facility located at the Altamont Landfill near Livermore, California.
KANSAS CITY, MO - Smith Electric Vehicles U.S. announced changes to its senior management team, including Kevin Kelly as CFO.
DALLAS - Valvoline is teaming up with tiwi to launch the first and only program proven to deliver better fleet fuel mileage, backed with an exclusive limited Fuel Proof Guarantee.
BOULDER, CO - Cumulative sales of hybrid vehicles in the fleet sector will total nearly 4 million worldwide between 2009 and 2015, according to a recent report from Pike Research.
SAN FRANCISCO - The Discovery Channel's television show "MythBusters" recently conducted several experiments to answer questions on fuel efficiency.
LOS ANGELES - Chevrolet will debut the U.S. production version of the Cruze sedan at the Los Angeles Auto Show on Dec. 2. The vehicle is scheduled to go on sale in the U.S. in the third quarter of 2010.
GADSDEN, AL - In addition to conventional recycling efforts, the City of Gadsden is also encouraging residents to become more involved in supplying recycled oil for the fleet's biodiesel fuel.
FRISCO, CO - Builders are making steady progress on Summit County's new $14 million fleet and transit maintenance facility, which is expected to be completed by next fall.
ERIE, PA --- Hero BX, a biofuel producer formerly known as Lake Erie Biofuels, said it has won a $1.64 million grant to expand its biodiesel production by 10 million gallons a year, American Agriculturalist reported.
DETROIT --- General Motors Co. has plans to produce the Cadillac Converj, an extended-range electric-powered coupe using the same technology as the Chevrolet Volt, the Detroit News reported.
MORRISTOWN, NJ --- The New Jersey-based Hamilton Park Hotel & Conference Center recently installed electric vehicle charging stations.
LOS ANGELES --- Nissan Motor Co. kicked off the U.S. tour of its Leaf electric car prototype on Friday, Nov. 13, with a press event in the parking lot of Dodger Stadium.
LOS ANGELES --- Hundreds of truck drivers converged on Los Angeles City Hall on Friday, Nov. 13, to protest new restrictions set forth in the year-old Clean Truck Program aimed at reducing diesel truck emissions at the Port of Los Angeles and Port of Long Beach.
SACRAMENTO, CA --- The California Air Resources Board last month fined a Santa Maria, Calif.-based company $21,675 for failing to inspect its diesel trucks at a Salinas fleet center.
HOUSTON --- Positive Energy Resources, a Houston-based provider of renewable energy products, said it has signed a sales and installation agreement with Verdek, a Georgia-based distributor of Coulomb ChargePoint EV charging systems.
PORTSMOUTH, NH --- Eco Touch has introduced the Portable Waterless Car Wash System, consisting of Eco Touch Waterless Car Wash Concentrate and a portable sprayer.
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