MUNICH, GERMANY – Bayerische Motoren Werke AG, the world’s largest maker of luxury vehicles, plans to start mass producing an electric vehicle as early as 2010.
By adding four hydraulic hybrid garbage trucks to its Fort Worth fleet,Waste Management Inc. cuts fuel consumption 15 percent.
TOPOCK, AZ --- Applied LNG Technologies USA (ALT) announced an agreement to supply liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Border Valley Trading for use in the company's new fleet of LNG-fueled trucks used in the distribution of their feed products.
FORT WORTH, TEXAS – Waste Management Inc. is adding four hydraulic hybrid garbage trucks to its Fort Worth fleet.
SEAL BEACH, CA – Under a modified and extended operating agreement, the City of Burbank, Calif., has opted to expand its compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling partnership with Clean Energy Fuels Corp. and extend it through 2022.
SANTA CLARA VALLEY, CA – The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) said it replaced 75 older paratransit and gas-powered vehicles with new hybrid vehicles, which are expected to reduce VTA’s annual greenhouse gas output by 385 tons.
PICKENS COUNTY, S.C. – A county program aimed at reducing the amount of pollution created by county vehicles continues to grow. The county’s biodiesel program converts the county’s vehicles to run on biodiesel made from vegetable oil.
PHOENIX – A growing number of commercial fleet managers have budgeted the Automotive Fleet & Leasing Association annual conference as their must-attend conference for 2009. Find out what they had to say.
DEARBORN, MI – Ford Motor Company garnered two "Best of What's New for 2008" awards from Popular Science for its new EcoBoost engines and industry-exclusive Easy Fuel capless fuel filler.
EDEN PRAIRIE, MN – GE Capital Solutions Fleet Services will host a free online seminar, "Navigating the Energy Environment. What's Next? Fuel Outlook and Impact to Your Bottom Line in 2009" Dec. 2 from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. CST.
IRVINE, CA – With an unveiling at the 2008 Los Angeles Auto Show on Wednesday, Mazda is also providing a live reveal of the all-new 2010 Mazda3 sedan online.
NEW YORK – By doubling the number of hybrids to 200, Verizon expects to conserve an additional 16,000 gallons of fuel and cut greenhouse gas emissions by an estimated 1.4 metric tons per vehicle annually.
TORRANCE, CA – To be eligible, candidates must be full-time commercial fleet managers who control a company-owned or leased fleet in excess of 100 cars and light trucks combined, and are recognized nationally among their peers for their unique abilities and accomplishments.
ATLANTA – The ASTM International Committee C26 on Nuclear Fuel Cycle will hold its biannual meeting Jan. 25-29, 2009 at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta. ASTM meetings are open to all interested individuals.
MIDDLETOWN, IN -- Biodiesel producer E-Biofuels has agreed to pay an $18,000 fine for two discharges into city sewers that interfered with the operation of the town's wastewater treatment plant, the Star Press reported.
BRYAN, TX --- Terrabon L.L.C. held dedication ceremonies Friday, Nov. 7, for its new advanced biofuels research facility that converts non-food biomass into renewable gasoline.
STILLWATER, OK --- Researchers at Oklahoma State University have received a $20 million grant for their work toward converting grasses into biofuels.
LOS ANGELES – AFS Trinity Power Corporation has pulled its 150 MPG plug-in hybrid SUV prototypes out of the LA Auto Show but will independently exhibit and demonstrate the super fuel-efficient vehicles on their own elsewhere in downtown LA during the show
TORRANCE, CA – Full-time commercial fleet managers who control a company-owned or leased fleet in excess of 100 cars and light trucks combined, and are recognized nationally among their peers for their unique abilities and accomplishments are eligible.
MEMPHIS, TN – By 2020, FedEx Corp. plans to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from its FedEx Express aircraft fleet and improve the fuel efficiency of its FedEx Express vehicle fleet by 20 percent.
SAN DIEGO – Networkfleet won the 2008 AeA High Tech Award in the category of communications products and services for its 3500 product line, a wireless fleet management system that remotely monitors the performance and location of fleet vehicles.
LONDON – UPS has ordered of 12 electric vehicles from Modec, with six vehicles being introduced into its UK fleet in February 2009 and the remaining six operating in Germany.
PRINCETON, NJ – NAFA Fleet Management Association is proud to announce the launch of www.NAFAIandE.org — the first Web site devoted to one of the fleet industry's largest annual networking events, NAFA's Institute & Expo.
MADISON, WI – Communities and the utility companies that distribute electricity are taking steps to conserve energy, in part by changing the way they get around.
SEAL BEACH, CA – The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) has agreed to transfer ownership of five existing Las Vegas compressed natural gas (CNG) public access fueling stations to Clean Energy Fuels Corp., pending Clean Energy entering into lease agreements with the landowners at the sites of the five stations.
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