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AFVi to Host Alternative Fuels & Vehicles Conference + Expo 2009 in Orlando

LAS VEGAS – The Alternative Fuels & Vehicles Conference + Expo 2009 will be held in Orlando, Fla., at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort, April 19-22, 2009.

Consumer Reports: Some Hybrid Cars Can Save Owners Thousands Over Five Years

YONKERS, N.Y. --- With gas prices soaring, Consumer Reports' latest analysis of owner costs shows that drivers can save anywhere from $500 to $4,250 over a five-year ownership period by choosing selected hybrids rather than similar conventional gasoline-powered vehicles.

Renewable Energy Group Opens Biodiesel Plant in Texas

SEABROOK, TEXAS --- Renewable Energy Group, a major biodiesel company headquartered in Ames, Iowa, on Sept. 10 opened its first Texas plant in Seabrook.

Biofuels Refinery in Houston Reaches 65 Percent Capacity

HOUSTON --- Greenhunter Biofuels announced it has reached 65 percent of nameplate production capacity at its biodiesel refinery located in Houston, Texas.

Gas Company Converting Vehicles

DALLAS – Pioneer Natural Resources, a Dallas-based coal bed methane producer and one of the top employers in Las Animas County, plans to convert a fleet of company trucks from running on leaded gasoline to compressed natural gas.

Bergen County 'Conserves and Protects' Using Bi-Propane Conversion System

RIDGEWOOD, NJ – As part of the Propane Education and Research Council (PERC) event —Ken Smith Motors, Inc. will make its ultimate bi-fuel hybrid propane conversion system viewable to the public as Bergen County will start to utilize the system.

Making It Official: At ceremonies marking the opening of UCLA’s new CNG fueling station, James Harger (right), Clean Energy senior VP, and Jack Powazek, associate vice chancellor, UCLA General Service

Clean Energy’s CNG Fueling Station Opens to Serve UCLA and Surrounding West LA Community

LOS ANGELES – On Aug. 28, Sherry Lewis, associate director, UCLA Transportation, kicked off a ribbon-cutting ceremonies for the University’s new Clean Energy Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fueling station.

City of Wichita Unveils Hybrid Vehicle Fleet

WICHITA, KS – City of Wichita officials have unveiled a fleet of Honda Civic hybrid vehicles, saying the 2008 model vehicles will be placed in service in September.

The LEER Earth-Friendly Ethanol-Powered 2009 Ford F-150

ELKHART, IN – LEER is planning to use its Earth-Friendly Ethanol-Powered 2009 Ford F-150 (Super Crew 4WD Short Bed) as the platform for the launch of three new cap models and a new tonneau, custom-fit to the new Ford.

National Biodiesel Conference & Expo Set for Feb. 1–4, 2009

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – The National Biodiesel Conference has been set for Feb. 1–4, 2009, at the San Francisco Marriott Moscone.

Daimler Launches Europe’s Largest Fleet Test of Hybrid Trucks in London

STUTTGART – Daimler AG has launched Europe’s largest fleet test of hybrid trucks by presenting 10 Fuso Canter Eco Hybrids to eight customers in London.

Clean Energy to Acquire FuelMaker, Natural Gas Fueling Appliances Maker from Honda

SEAL BEACH, CA – Clean Energy Fuels has entered into a definitive agreement with American Honda Motor and The FuelMaker Trust to acquire FuelMaker of Toronto.

For 2009, 18 GM Models Achieve 30 MPG or More on the Highway

DETROIT – GM offers 18 cars, crossovers, and SUV models for 2009-MY that get 30 miles per gallon on the highway.

Network with Hundreds of Fleet Decision Makers at the Green Fleet Conference

CHICAGO – The Green Fleet Conference at the Hyatt Regency Chicago is just two weeks away. Don't miss this chance to interact with hundreds of fleet decision makers.

High Growth Forecasted for the World Electric Vehicles Market

LONDON – A new market research report analyzing the worldwide markets for electric vehicles in thousands of units is available in Reportlinker.com's catalogue.

Web Seminar to Address Clean Diesel

FREDERICK, MD --- The Diesel Technology Forum (DTF) has scheduled an online seminar about clean diesel for tomorrow morning, Sept. 10.

Green Fleet Conference Set for Next Week in Chicago

TORRANCE, CA --- The Green Fleet Conference 2008, produced by Bobit Business Media, is set for Sept. 15-16 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago.

Clean Energy to Acquire FuelMaker from Honda

SEAL BEACH, CA --- Clean Energy Fuels Corp. has entered into an agreement with American Honda Motor Co. and the FuelMaker Trust to acquire FuelMaker Corp. of Toronto, Canada for $17 million in cash. The acquisition is expected to be completed within 25 days.

Clean Vehicle Technology Conference Set for Ontario, CA

ONTARIO, CA --- The South Coast Air Quality Management District Clean Vehicle Technology Expo will return to the Ontario Convention Center October 13-15.

Audi Shelves Hybrid Q7 in Favor of Smaller Q5

AUBURN HILLS, MI – Audi AG’s plan to develop a hybrid version of its Audi Q7 luxury SUV is on hold because the automaker has decided it wants to introduce its smaller Q5 SUV as a hybrid with a more advanced battery that remains under development.

BMW Hydrogen 7 Rolls Into Los Angeles to Complete the 2008 Hydrogen Road Tour

LOS ANGELES – The BMW Hydrogen 7 — the first hydrogen-powered luxury sedan — recently pulled into Los Angeles, finishing a more than 4,000 mile cross-country journey featuring hydrogen-powered cars by the world’s leading automakers in the 2008 Hydrogen Road Tour.

Honda Insight Concept Hybrid to Debut at Paris Auto Show

TORRANCE, CA --- Honda will reveal a concept version of its new small hybrid vehicle, to be named Insight, at the 2008 Paris International Auto Show, Oct. 2, the company announced.

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Biodiesel Board Moves into Green Building

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – The National Biodiesel Board is moving into a cleaner and greener building on the east side of the city.

WebTech Wireless Announces Telematics for the Planet

VANCOUVER, BC – WebTech Wireless Inc. has designed an environmental performance solution to help fleet operators cut fuel costs and reduce carbon footprints.

Ford EcoBoost Engines Cruise 1 Million Miles in Testing, Delivering Fuel Economy, Performance

DEARBORN, MI – Ford's 3.5L EcoBoost V-6 engines is proving reliable V-8 power with V-6 fuel economy.

 
 

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