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Jack Roush, founder and chairman of the board of directors for ROUSH Enterprises, presented the keys to the first production 2010 ROUSH liquid propane-injected Ford F-250 to Ferrellgas President and C

Ferrellgas Presented First 2010 Propane-Injected F-250

LIVONIA, MI – Ferrellgas recently received the first production 2010 ROUSH liquid propane-injected F-250 from Motorsports legend Jack Roush, founder and chairman of the board of directors for ROUSH Enterprises.

Boone County Seeks to Improve Operations with GPS

COLUMBIA, MO – The County expects to save money on fuel and resources by tracking vehicles and reducing overlap in activity, reported the Columbia Tribune.

Suffolk County Fleet Plans to Get Greener

HAUPPAUGE, NY – Suffolk County plans to expand its use of alternative fuels in the county fleet through the purchase of 15 compressed natural gas heavy-duty vehicles, according to the Empire State News.

Stephen Odell, President and CEO of Volvo Car Corporation and the Volvo V70 Plug-in hybrid demonstration car.

Volvo Cars Aims to Be Market Leader in Plug-in Hybrid Technology

GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN - Volvo Cars continues to focus heavily on advanced green technology and is now taking yet another major step forward in keeping with the company's over-riding vision - DRIVe Towards Zero.

Volvo S40 DRIVe Awarded Green Car of the Year

GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN - The Volvo S40 1.6D DRIVe featuring the new Start/Stop technology has scooped the top honor and been named Green Car of the Year at the 2009 What Car? Green Car Awards.

Toyota 2010-MY Fleet Incentives Available

TORRANCE, CA – Toyota Motor Sales USA is offering fleet incentives on several 2010-MY vehicles, ranging from $200-$2,000.

Susan Goodell, exec. director of Forgotten Harvest, accepts keys to a new 2009 Freightliner M2 Hybrid Class 7 diesel-electric truck from (l-r) Klaus Entenmann, president and CEO of Daimler Financial S

Forgotten Harvest Adds First Hybrid Truck to Fleet

OAK PARK, MI – Daimler Trucks North America, Daimler Financial Services, and Johnson Refrigerated Truck Bodies recently donated a 2009 M2e Hybrid Freightliner diesel-electric truck to the mobile food rescue organization.

GM Working on New Chevy Malibu Hybrid System

DETROIT – With 2009 models backing up dealer lots, General Motors has suspended production on the 2010 Chevrolet Malibu hybrid and will instead focus on a newer, more efficient system.

2009 GFX Conference Attendance Up

DENVER – Total attendees for the 2nd annual Government Fleet Expo & Conference (GFX), held June 8-10 in Denver, Colo., numbered more than 500.

GM Announces 2010 U.S. Product Guide

DETROIT – General Motors will focus on four brands: Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, and GMC.

Can "Renewable Diesel" Work?

Field test shows that the combustion of the alternative diesel fuel from hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) in the engines results in significantly reduced emissions of pollutants.

Phoenix Public Transit Department Awards Natural Gas Contract to Clean Energy

SEAL BEACH, CA – Clean Energy has been awarded a new three-year contract from the City of Phoenix Public Transit Department, AZ to supply the City's Valley Metro Transit Fleet with liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel to power its fleet of 400-plus LNG buses.

Goodyear's New Waste Tire Boasts Innovations to Improve Mileage and Lower Costs

LAS VEGAS – The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company introduced the G289 WHA, a new line of waste hauling tires at Waste Expo in Las Vegas.

Mooresville PD Adds New Dodge Chargers to Fleet

MOORESVILLE, NC – For the next month, the five new vehicles will be assigned to MPD veterans and field training officers to evaluate, reported the Mooresville Tribune.

Brazoria County to Save Money with White Vehicles

CLUTE, TEXAS – Claiming it a more economical choice, the county is aiming to make white the standard color for all county vehicles in the next few years, according to Brazosport Facts.

ZAP Completes Made in USA Electric Pickup Engineering Project

SANTA ROSA, CA - Electric vehicle pioneer ZAP has completed an engineering project to develop a four-wheel electric pickup with the majority of the parts and components supplied by US companies.

Prius More Popular in Japan than in U.S.

TORRANCE, CA – The Prius topped sales charts from the Japan Automobile Dealers Association, having sold a reported 10,915 cars in May, according to BusinessGreen.

Coca-Cola Deploys 15 Hybrid Trucks in Massachusetts

NEEDHAM, MA – Coca-Cola Enterprises deployed 15 hybrid-electric delivery trucks at the Needham Market Service Center, the largest single deployment of hybrid vehicles in the company's history, according to the Needham Times.

Colorado Gov. Ritter Signs Green Transportation Bills

DENVER --- Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter has signed into law three transportation bills aimed at reducing vehicle emissions, increasing fuel economy, and boosting energy independence.

Wisconsin Biodiesel Plant Shuts Down for Now

DEFOREST, WI --- Citing the economy, Sanimax Energy said it is temporarily shutting down the biodiesel production facilities at the company's plant in DeForest.

Maui Mayor Participates in Plug-in Hybrid Trials

WAILUKU, HI --- Maui Mayor Charmaine Tavares is test-driving a Toyota Prius that's been converted into a plug-in hybrid as part of a study by Idaho National Laboratory and the U.S. Department of Energy.

California Fines Tour Bus Firm $15,750 for Emissions

SACRAMENTO, CA --- The California Air Resources Board fined Silver State Trailways, a tour bus company based in Placentia, Calif., $15,750 this month for diesel engine emissions violations that occurred in 2007 and 2008.

McNeilus Delivers CNG Refuse Trucks to Seattle

DODGE CENTER, MN --- McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing, a leading manufacturer of refuse truck bodies and concrete mixers, recently completed delivery of 144 new compressed natural gas (CNG) refuse trucks to two companies, CleanScapes Inc. and Waste Management of Seattle.

GM Opens Battery Lab

WARREN, MI --- General Motors has opened its new Global Battery Systems Lab, a 33,000-square-foot facility, at the company's Technical Center in Warren, Mich., Automobile magazine reported.

CleanFUEL USA Expands Propane Engine Products

GEORGETOWN, TX --- CleanFUEL North America Inc. has signed a distribution agreement with IMPCO Technologies Inc.

 
 

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