KANSAS CITY, MO - Increased fuel consumption, poor recordkeeping, and the unauthorized use of police cars as take-home vehicles were among the findings of a recent Kansas City Police audit, according to the Kansas City Star.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Postal Service will replace 6,500 aging units in its delivery fleet with E-85, gasoline/electric hybrid, and four-cylinder vehicles.
TORRANCE, CA - Fleet organizations that excel in effective environmentally responsible programs will be recognized in a special awards presentation at the 2009 Green Fleet Conference.
TORRANCE, CA - The 2009 Green Fleet Conference will present solutions and resources to help commercial fleet managers continue environment initiatives in budget-challenged times.
FULLERTON, CA - Yokohama's dB Super E-spec is composed of 80 percent non-petroleum based materials.
PORTLAND, OR - The Freightliner Business Class M2 112 NG is powered by the Cummins Westport ISL G.
CARY, NC - McDonald's will debut a NovaCharge ChargePoint Network electric vehicle (EV) charging station July 14 in Cary, N.C., according to Reuters.
SCOTTSDALE, AZ - Firms who have adopted GPS-enabled solutions have seen a 25-percent reduction in idle times, a 22-percent drop in daily mileage, and a 22-percent decrease in fuel costs, according to a report by the Aberdeen Group.
TORRANCE, CA - Fleet managers who excel in implementing effective environmentally responsible programs will be recognized in a special presentation at the upcoming 2009 Green Fleet Conference in Chicago.
Car share members at the EV Pod in London can now drive an all-electric vehicle (EV) Citroën c1 and a plug-in hybrid (PHEV) Toyota Prius.
The tax incentives would also be extended for 10 years.
TORRANCE, CA - The 2009 Green Fleet Conference will present solutions and resources to help public sector fleet managers continue environment initiatives in budget-challenged times.
WASHINGTON - More than $145 million in Recovery Act funding has been awarded to six states to support their green efforts, according to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).
TALLAHASSEE, FL - The City is conducting a pilot program that converts old cooking oil to biodiesel in an attempt to save money and find alternative uses for cooking oils, according to the Tallahassee Democrat.
CLOVIS, CA - The USPS has recently notified Eckhaus that it has successfully met the requirements for suppliers of the possible conversion of their Long Life Vehicle fleet to electric vehicles.
WASHINGTON - A new study shows that clean diesel technologies in engines manufactured beginning in 2007 not only reduced certain emissions by 90 percent over 2004 models, but far exceeded expectations in their performance in cleaning up the nation's air quality.
KIRKLAND, WA - Purchasers of certain Kenworth medium-duty diesel-electric hybrid tractors in the United States are now eligible for a tax credit of $9,000, the maximum available, under a qualified hybrid motor vehicle credit offered by the federal government.
SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA --- Hyundai-Kia Automotive Group said July 2 that the company is confident about sales prospects for its first couple of hybrid models that are about to hit the market in Korea, the Korea Times reported.
SMITHTOWN, NY --- The New York towns of Smithtown and Huntington have entered a new partnership to buy compressed natural gas at a future Kings Park service station, allowing them to expand their CNG vehicle fleets, Newsday reported.
MOBILE, AL --- A jury has ordered a biofuel company, Cello Energy, to pay $10.4 million over allegations that the firm fraudulently claimed it could produce cheap fuel from hay, waste wood and other material.
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM --- The European Union extended import fees on U.S. biodiesel this week, citing a need to protect European producers from unfair American subsidies and below-cost selling.
BAYPORT, NY --- Progress toward reducing emissions by switching to clean-burning natural gas vehicles (NGVs) is gaining strength, according to a new research report published by Emisstar LLC.
DALLAS --- AT&T announced that BAF Technologies, a provider of natural gas vehicle upfits, will convert 600 Ford E-Series vans to compressed natural gas technology this year for AT&T's fleet.
TOKYO, JAPAN --- Toyota Motor Corp. has introduced plans to start mass-producing plug-in hybrid vehicles in 2012, the Nikkei business newspaper reported this past weekend.
SYCAMORE, IL - Auto Meter Products launched a new line of products designed to help consumers save gas, money, and reduce their CO (carbon monoxide) emissions with the introduction of the ecometer.
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