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Audi A3

Audi A3 Hybrid Coming in 2012

HERNDON, VA - Hybrid versions of all sorts of cars - even sports cars such as the Nissan 370Z - are in the works or on their way, and now Audi is adding to the list with reports of an A3 hybrid confirmed for production.

Volvo's Most Powerful Flexifuel Engine

GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN - Volvo Cars' most powerful E-85 engine is now receiving a vitamin supplement in the form of 30 fresh horsepower and an additional 40 Newton meters of torque.

Audi Q5

Audi: Q5 Hybrid Coming Soon

HERNDON, VA - Audi CEO and Chairman of the Management Board Rupert Stadler spoke and gave the usual run down on the state of the business. He also discussed some future product plans including alternative drive vehicles.

Des Moines Police Adds Higher MPG Patrol Cars to Fleet

DES MOINES, IA – The Des Moines Police Department has purchased 23 new patrol cars, four of which are six-cylinder models that will use less fuel, according to the Des Moines Register.

Jacksonville Motorpool Reduction to Save $1.4M

JACKSONVILLE, FL – The City of Jacksonville's reduction of 70 motorpool vehicles is expected to save taxpayer money and cut its carbon footprint, according to the Florida-Times Union.

Evolution Fuels Forms Retail Subsidiaries

DALLAS --- Evolution Fuels Inc. said it has formed two new subsidiaries to carry out its strategy of raising market awareness of renewable fuels.

Honda Begins Production of Civic GX Natural Gas Cars

GREENBURG, IN --- Honda Manufacturing of Indiana LLC (HMIN) has begun production of the natural gas-powered Civic GX.

Clean Energy to Acquire Fueling Station Business

SEAL BEACH, CA --- Clean Energy Fuels Corp. said it has agreed to acquire the natural gas fueling station business of Exterran Holdings Inc.

Kenworth T800

Kenworth Receives EPA Clean Air Excellence Award

WASHINGTON – The Environmental Protection Agency recently presented Kenworth Truck Company with a 2008 EPA Clean Air Excellence award during a special ceremony in Washington.

Pennington Gas Service Gets New Hybrid Hazmat Truck

MORENCI, MI – A Freightliner Business Class M2e Hybrid truck equipped with an Eaton hybrid electric drivetrain system was developed for Pennington Gas Service.

Oncor & Ford Seek Stimulus Funds for Plug-In Hybrid & EV Tests

DALLAS – Oncor has joined Ford Motor Company's application for U.S. Department of Energy stimulus funds to support plug-in hybrid and electric vehicle testing.

Volt Test Drive: Expect Some Power and Quiet Ride

The Volt's lithium-ion battery packs remain under development and testing. The battery pack should be good for at least 100,000 miles.

NAFA Announces the Winners of the 2009 Green Fleet Awards

Green Fleet awards were given to the County of Riverside, Calif.; the City of Inglewood, Calif.; and the Snohomish County Public Works Department in Everett, Wash.

City Fleet Converts Gas Truck to Electric

In a do-it-yourself experiment, the City of Tallahassee converted a Ford Ranger to electric power only. Five more conversions are planned.

Greater Chicago Water District Implements Chevin Fleet Solutions RoadBASE

FITCHBURG, MA – The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago has deployed RoadBASE to gain real-time control over rising fleet running costs.

City of Toledo Fleet to Save $500K by Consolidating

TOLEDO, OH – Mayor Carty Finkbeiner recently announced the City of Toledo will move to consolidate its fleet operations service garages, saving taxpayers around $500,000, reported NBC 24.

May 15: Last Chance for $100 GFX Discount

DENVER – Register for the Government Fleet Expo & Conference (GFX) by May 15 and save $100 on your registration.

More MN State Vehicles Fueled with Ethanol

ST. PAUL, MN – Minnesota state fleet vehicles are using more E-85 than ever, according to a new quarterly report from the Minnesota SmartFleet Committee.

Green Fleet Awards Honor Pioneering Programs

PRINCETON, N.J. - The Second Annual Green Fleet Awards showcased ideas that ranged from the easy-to-implement to the long-range. All made significant strides, though, in environmental responsibility.

Detroit Diesel Now EPA ENERGY STAR Partner

REDFORD, MI - Detroit Diesel announced new initiatives to support its commitment to the environment by becoming an ENERGY STAR partner. Detroit Diesel, through its voluntary participation with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), will work to improve energy efficiency and fight global warming.

Kenworth Hybrid Crew Cab

New Kenworth Medium-Duty Hybrid Crew Cab Conversion

KIRKLAND, WA - Kenworth Truck Company has added an aftermarket crew cab conversion option for the Kenworth T270 and T370 medium-duty diesel-electric hybrids in pickup and delivery and utility applications.

2 Calif. Trucking Firms Fined for Emissions

SACRAMENTO, CA --- The California Air Resources Board (ARB) has fined Desert Materials Transportation and Terra Trucking Co., both from Banning, Calif., for a total of $7,500 for diesel truck emissions violations.

Encore Energy to Acquire Biofuel Plants

OXFORD, MS --- Encore Energy Systems announced it has targeted five new biofuel facilities for acquisition.

Biodiesel Company Consolidates With 3 Plants

AMES, IA --- Renewable Energy Group, a major biodiesel marketer, announced it has entered into agreements to consolidate with three commercial-scale biodiesel plants.

EnerDel May Supply Batteries for Fisker

INDIANAPOLIS --- Batteries from EnerDel, a U.S. lithium-ion car battery manufacturer, may power the Fisker Karma plug-in hybrid electric vehicle.

 

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