WASHINGTON – CALSTART, the Hybrid Truck Users Forum (HTUF), Duke University, Environmental Defense Fund, and U.S. truck and system manufacturers will head to Capitol Hill June 11 for "Hybrid on The Hill Day".
FRANKLIN, KY – ZAP has completed an engineering project to develop a four-wheel electric pickup with the majority of the parts and components supplied by U.S. companies.
DETROIT – Penske would obtain the rights to the brand as well as certain other Saturn assets, while General Motors would continue production, on a contract basis, of the Saturn Aura, Vue, and Outlook.
FULLERTON, CA – Yokohama's new partnership status is in the "shippers" category, shipping more than 50 percent of its products on SmartWay-certified transport carriers.
JASPER, IN – Jasper Engines & Transmissions, a remanufacturer of drivetrain products, has added the U241E Toyota to its remanufactured transmission lineup.
WASHINGTON – As of June 1, U.S. retail gasoline prices have for the first time since October surpassed $2.50 at $2.52 a gallon, according to the Energy Department.
The CODA four-door sedan will be powered by a 33.8 kwh lithium-ion battery pack, and accelerates 0-60 in less than 11 seconds.
SAN JOSE, CA – In the first audit since 1981, findings include vehicle idling, more than $100,000 in unpaid parking fines, personal use of county vehicles, and unused units in fleet, according to Mercury News.
Ferrellgas Partners, L.P., will be among the first to add the ROUSH Liquid Propane Injected Ford F-250 pickup truck to their alternative fuel fleet.
After examining the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, NAFA's U.S. Legislative Counsel Patrick O'Connor discovered that through the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act, fleets are eligible for $20,000-$30,000 toward the purchase of each new hybrid medium- or heavy-duty truck.
New York City's Department of Sanitation is now equipped with the Kenworth T370 hybrid features a PACCAR PX-6 engine rated at 240 hp and 560 lb-ft of torque.
CINCINNATI – As part of the Green Cincinnati Initiative, the program allows electric vehicles displaying city-issued stickers to park free of charge next to city parking meters and in four downtown parking garages, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer.
SEATTLE – CleanScapes, Inc. and Waste Management of Seattle have received deliveries of 144 new compressed natural gas refuse trucks from McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing, according to Environmental Protection.
PEORIA, AZ – Peoria is among six cities that joined the Arizona Department of Commerce Energy Office to file for a Clean Cities federal stimulus grant through the U.S. Department of Energy, according to The Arizona Republic.
PHILADELPHIA – The Philadelphia Police Department is using more than $60,000 donated from the Philadelphia Police Foundation to purchase ten two-wheeled, motorized, standup Segway Personal Transporters, according to KYW Newsradio.
LIVONIA, MI - Ferrellgas Partners, L.P., one of the nation's largest propane distributors, will be among the first to add the ROUSH Liquid Propane Injected Ford F-250 pickup truck to their alternative-fuel fleet
READING, PA - Penske Logistics announced an expanded commitment to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's SmartWay Transport Partnership, a move that underscores its commitment to environmentally responsible operations.
WARRENVILLE, IL - From aerodynamics and hybrid technology to innovative partnerships and streamlined logistics practices, Navistar is leading the way in delivering energy-efficient, "green" transportation solutions.
RALEIGH, N.C. --- Two former investors in an ethanol company pleaded guilty June 1 to conspiring to give nearly $200,000 in cash and consulting fees to a then-state employee to expedite an air-quality permit required for an ethanol plant.
OKLAHOMA CITY --- Oklahoma Gov. Brad Henry on June 1 signed legislation aimed at encouraging Oklahoma residents to fuel their cars and trucks with compressed natural gas.
DALLAS --- Allard Research and Development, which makes small to medium sized ethanol systems, announced the availability of two new families of ethanol production systems.
OLYMPIA, WA --- Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire on May 21 issued an executive order aimed at cutting greenhouse gas emissions in the state.
SEATTLE --- Propel Fuels, a leading retailer of renewable fuels, on June 1 hosted Seattle's first Hydrogen Vehicle Show at its Downtown Seattle Clean Fuel Point station.
ROCKLEIGH, NJ – Volvo Cars of North America, LLC announced it will offer a unique Safe + Sound Coverage Plan on all 2009 models.
EDEN PRAIRIE, MN – GE Capital Fleet Services has been nominated as a finalist by Telematics Update for their annual "Best Telematics Service & Application for Commercial Vehicles" award.
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