CHICAGO - The mobile truck will be deployed to dialysis clinics in the Chicago area and keep them running during a power outage.
ST. LOUIS - Furniture Brands International is consolidating with Montana-based Watkins Shepard Trucking in an attempt to be more economical and efficient with its shipping operations.
LANE, OK --- The U.S. Department of Agriculture said that Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists in Lane, Okla., have shown that simple sugars in watermelon juice can be made into ethanol.
DALLAS --- T. Boone Pickens, the former oilman and current board member of Clean Energy Fuels Corp., appeared with Dallas Mayor Tom Leppert outside of City Hall on Aug. 24 to promote a plan to switch the city's taxicab fleet from gasoline to compressed natural gas.
ATLANTA - With its recent funding awarded by the Department of Energy, the County will work to increase the supply of renewable compressed natural gas (CNG) while growing the availability of CNG fueling stations.
TORRANCE, CA - The Government Green Fleet Award contest ends Sept. 4.
AUSTIN, TX --- Texas has passed a new law, set to go into effect on Sept. 1, which amends requirements for state agency purchases of alternative-fuel vehicles.
CHICAGO - The City was awarded nearly $15 million by the Department of Energy to move forward with greening activities.
CYPRESS, CA - The Toyo Proxes A20 all-season tire has been selected as the 18-inch OE upgrade for the 2010 Lexus HS 250h.
MUNICH, GERMANY - BMW is starting to show off the Vision concept with a plug-in hybrid with electric motors and three-cylinder turbo-diesel engine.
LONG ISLAND, NY - The USPS fleet in Long Island, N.Y., will use the Balance Hybrid Electric for twelve months.
OAK PARK, MI --- Azure Dynamics Corp., which develops green technologies for the commercial transportation industry, announced that its Balance Hybrid Electric vehicle is the newest addition to the United States Postal Service fleet.
WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced the selection of 25 cost-share projects under the Clean Cities program that will be funded with nearly $300 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
GREENVILLE, SC - Michelin North America Inc. has filed comments with the NHTSA in support of the agency's proposed tire fuel efficiency consumer information program, which is in the rulemaking phase.
WASHINGTON - ARAMARK Uniform Services will expand its fleet with 50 hybrid vehicles in an effort to increase energy efficiency and help protect air quality.
NEW YORK CITY - New York City put its first medium-duty diesel-electric hybrid truck, the Kenworth T370 hybrid, into service this past spring.
Purchasers of any new 2007, 2008 or 2009 model-year GEM vehicle from Jan .1, 2009 through Dec. 31, 2009 can qualify for a $3,751 tax credit or a $5,002 tax credit.
MILWAUKEE - Nearly 400 police fleet attendees had the opportunity to test drive and experience a new police-specific braking system at the 6th Annual Police Fleet Expo.
Thanks to a $45.4 million grant for the U.S. Department of Energy, Eaton Corp. will provide plug-in hybrid electric commercial vehicles to more than 50 utility and municipal fleets nationwide. Eaton will also provide infrastructure for the electrical charging of these vehicles.
LITTLE ROCK, AR - After witnessing a thief use a stolen hybrid car to outrun police during a high-speed chase, the Arkadelphia police chief was convinced hybrids would be a good investment for fleet.
WASHINGTON - The Department of Energy has selected 25 cost-share projects under the Clean Cities program that will be funded with nearly $300 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - City officials said between $50,000 and $100,000 will be saved by keeping city-owned vehicles in city lots overnight.
LIVONIA, MI - The advancement of propane-fueled vehicles are included among the projects awarded $300 million under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
DALLAS - During panel discussions held at the Great American Truck Show in Dallas, Detroit Diesel Corp. announced its BlueTec emissions technology completed 25 million miles of testing ahead of schedule.
REDLANDS, CA - P&R Paper Supply has introduced "Earth Line" products and a new hybrid truck.
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