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Fisker Karma Makes Driving Debut at Raceway

IRVINE, CA --- Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide Inc. said its affiliate company Fisker Automotive made its Karma PHEV's driving debut over the weekend, just 19 months after being introduced as a concept.

Ford Develops EV-to-Grid Communications System

DEARBORN, MI - Ford Motor Co. said it has developed an intelligent vehicle-to-grid communications and control system for its plug-in hybrid electric vehicles that "talks" directly with the nation's electric grid.

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Small Business Fleets Invest in Transit Connect

DETROIT - Ford says small business owners are reacting positively and decisively to Transit Connect vehicles arriving at Ford dealerships nationwide.

Aquentium Announces Algae Biofuel Project

NORTH PALM SPRINGS, CA --- Aquentium Inc. announced the company has secured 475 acres in New Mexico for the development of an algae biofuel production facility.

Navistar First OEM to Reach 5 Million Hybrid Miles

WARRENVILLE, IL - The number of owners and operators of Navistar's hybrid-powered commercial vehicles is growing as hybrid trucks and buses become increasingly attractive to businesses looking to "green" their fleets and improve fuel economy.

Stimulus Funding to Assist Eaton in Deployment of Commercial Hybrid Vehicles

CLEVELAND - Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation announced its truck and electrical businesses will support a $45.4 million grant to produce plug-in hybrid electric power systems for 378 vehicles.

NY Police Departments Consider Propane Retrofits

NEW YORK - Warren County Sheriff's department is the latest New York police department to consider retrofitting its gasoline-powered vehicles to propane.

‘Greenest’ Fleet Can Win $1,000 Prize

TORRANCE, CA - Clean Cities of America and the 100 Best Fleets are sponsoring the Government Green Fleet Award, a comprehensive green fleet competition designed to serve as a complete blueprint to go "green and lean."

Maricopa County’s Green Efforts Pay Off

PHOENIX - County officials estimate energy cost savings for the past year total $2.7 million.

Fleet Cuts to Save $3.4M for Burlington County

MOUNT HOLLY, NJ - Within the next two weeks, the County expects to reach its goal of reducing the fleet by 120 vehicles.

SageQuest Undertakes New Initiative to Help Companies Run Greener Fleets

CLEVELAND - According to a survey conducted among its thousands of customers, SageQuest, a GPS fleet tracking and solution provider, found that 57 percent either had a green initiative in place or were planning one.

ZAP Secures up to $25 Million in New Financing

SANTA ROSA, CA - ZAP will use a portion of the funding to pursue longer-term contract production and assembly commitments, and to accelerate deliveries of trucks and vans to fill current fleet and government orders.

LeasePlan USA Enhances its Online Fleet Management System

ALPHARETTA, GA - LeasePlan USA has recently released new enhancements to its online fleet management tool, ePlan.

ARI Enhanced Online Selector Tool Tiers Green, Greener and Greenest Choices

MT. LAUREL, NJ - Automotive Resources International (ARI), announces its online Green Selector Tool, which helps clients focus on fuel economy to reduce monthly operating costs while reducing emissions.

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2010 Honda Insight EX Earns IIHS Top Safety Pick Award

TORRANCE, CA - The annual award recognizes vehicles that do the best job of protecting vehicle occupants involved in front, side, and rear crashes based on ratings in IIHS tests.

GM to Invest $43M for Volt Battery Plant

BROWNSTOWN TOWNSHIP, MI - The investment includes renovation and lease costs for the 160,000-square-foot landfill-free facility, new machinery and equipment, and special tooling to support the launch of the Chevrolet Volt.

ZAP Electric Trucks Added to FAA Fleet

WASHINGTON - The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has placed an initial order for seven Zaptruck XL 100-percent plug-in electric trucks.

GM Unveils Product Plan

Cadillac is developing a sport sedan below the CTS. Buick plans a plug-in hybrid compact crossover. Chevy Volt expected to achieve triple-digit fuel economy.

Corporate Fleets Turn to Alternative Fuel

AT&T signs deal with BAF Technologies to convert 8,000 fleet vehicles to natural gas vehicles over the next five years.

BMW to Release ActiveHybrid 7 in Spring 2010

The 2010 BMW ActiveHybrid 7 accelerates to 60 mph in 4.8 seconds (preliminary), while delivering fuel economy approximately 15 percent better than the 750i, according to the company.

Free Carbon Footprint Calculator for Auto Shops

RENO, NV - GRC-Pirk Management launched an online calculator to determine how much climate pollution is produced by automotive service and repair shops.

Altech-Eco Obtains Certification From EPA for its Dedicated Ford Focus 2008 & 2009 CNG Conversion System

ASHEVILLE, NC - Altech-Eco Corporation, announced they have obtained a Certificate of Conformity from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for their compressed natural gas dedicated conversion system for the Ford Focus.

AQMD Gets $45.4 Million Grant for PHEV Development

DIAMOND BAR, CA - The Department of Energy grant will help the district accelerate the development of U.S.-manufactured next-generation batteries and electric vehicles.

Citrus County to Save Money Using Underutilized Vehicles

INVERNESS, FL - Using underutilized vehicles would replace the current practice of paying employees reimbursement fees for personal vehicles.

Last Chance to Nominate 'Green Fleet Leaders'

TORRANCE, CA - Automotive Fleet and Government Fleet magazine want to honor fleet managers with the first annual "Fleet Environmental Leadership" Awards. August 17 is the last day to submit nominations.

 
 

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