LEXINGTON, MA - Both guests and travelers in the area can simply swipe a keyfob, plug in, and charge up their electric vehicles at the station.
TORRANCE, CA - AF will honor fleet managers who have demonstrated leadership in going green at the 2009 Green Fleet Conference in Chicago. Nominate yourself or a colleague for this award!
CHARLOTTE, NC - The 92 retrofitted hybrid-electric delivery trucks expand the FedEx fleet of hybrid-electric vehicles from 172 to 264.
DEARBORN, MI - Ford's EcoBoost engine, which produces up to 20-percent better fuel economy and 15-percent fewer CO2 emissions, will be available on the 2010 Ford Flex, Taurus SHO, and Lincoln MKS and MKT.
Nearly 100 trucks functioning on alt-fuel hit the streets in Long Beach, Calif., thanks to grants awarded through a lottery, which drew dozens of local truck owners and companies.
In addition to fuel economy improvements, Ford this week rolled out its entire 2010 model year lineup for North America and announced plans for 30 new powertrain actions globally-22 in North America alone-by the end of 2010.
The addition of the 92 trucks increases the FedEx fleet of hybrid-electric vehicles by more than 50 percent, from 172 to 264.
CHICAGO - The EPA recovery act funds will be used to purchase and install 35 diesel oxidation catalysts and 163 diesel-fired heaters on municipal vehicles, and partially fund two new hybrid diesel-electric aerial trucks to replace older vehicles.
Ford will launch its exclusive MyKey teen safety technology in the summer of 2009. It allows owners to program a key that can limit the vehicle's top speed and audio volume. MyKey also encourages safety-belt usage by muting the audio system until front occupants buckle up.
RIVERSIDE, CA - The audit advises that the county could save an estimated $2.3 million by reducing the numbers of cars employees take home each night, better tracking county car use, and limiting the size of the fleet.
WILMINGTON, DE - With an $800 million budget shortfall, consolidation of government departments, including fleet, has been put on the table as a way to become more cost-effective.
WASHINGTON - Colorado, Delaware, Indiana, Louisiana, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania are the latest states to receive funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to support energy efficiency and renewable energy.
CHICAGO --- A facility that processes major quantities of biodiesel fuel each day was the site of an explosion on Friday, July 17.
DALLAS --- BAF Technologies, which provides natural gas vehicle upfits in the U.S., has entered into a partnership with Auto Truck Group to provide additional conversion capacity, the NGV Global Newsletter reported.
SAN PEDRO, CA --- Through a joint effort of the Port of Los Angeles, the Port of Long Beach, and the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD), a new round of Clean Truck Program grant funding was initiated July 10.
DIAMOND BAR, CA --- The South Coast Air Quality Management District has awarded nearly $43 million to help school districts in Southern California purchase clean-burning compressed natural gas and propane buses to replace the dirtiest diesel school buses in their fleets.
PALO ALTO, CA --- Nearly one in three (30 percent) U.S. car buyers is interested in purchasing an electric vehicle (EV) for their next car, according to a recent study on consumer EV sentiment sponsored by Better Place and conducted by research firm Ipsos.
BRYAN, TX --- Renewable fuel producer Terrabon is working on developing a new fuel that's nearly identical to petroleum gasoline but can be made from just about any kind of organic material -- from sewer sludge to cornstalks, the Houston Chronicle reported.
SAN DIEGO --- GreenHouse, an alternative energy company based in San Diego, is making the E-Fuel MicroFueler portable ethanol micro-refinery fuel system available for consumer use.
TOKYO - The automaker may add its own hybrid technology to small and mid-sized vehicles in addition to the planned launch of a luxury version, according to Agency France Presse.
SAN ANTONIO - An investment in commercial vehicle telematics significantly helps fleets boost productivity while decreasing costs, according to a new analysis from Frost & Sullivan.
IRVINE, CA - Available in four trim lines, pricing for the 2010 Mazda6 ranges from $20,320-$25,935.
WASHINGTON, D.C. --- The U.S. Postal Service announced plans to replace 6,500 vehicles in its delivery fleet. The move will add 1,000 E-85 ethanol-capable and 900 gasoline/electric hybrid vehicles to the fleet.
LOS LUNAS, NM - Valencia County's new policy will put an end to take-home vehicles and save approximately $75,000 a year, according to KOAT.com.
WHEATON, IL - DuPage County Forest Preserve hopes to gain at least $100,000 in vehicle replacement funds from its July 25 auction of surplus inventory.
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