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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.

City Debates Switching Pickups for Hybrids

The city of Galveston, Texas wants to purchase hybrid vehicles, but says a pickup truck is sometimes necessary for job performance.

State of Maryland to Increase Ethanol Pumps

MARYLAND – Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley has announced plans to build ethanol pump stations around Maryland so the state’s 1,200 flex-fuel vehicles can more easily fill up with the renewable fuel,

ASU Expands Zipcar to Downtown Campus

PHOENIX – Zach Makawi loves his super-simple bicycle commute to Arizona State University in Tempe, but would rather use a campus Zipcar for free.

Mineta San Jose Airport’s Entire Fleet Now Green

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Mineta San Jose International Airport said its entire 34-bus fleet is now transitioned from diesel to compressed natural gas.

Amiworld Plans to Increase its Diesel and Biodiesel Production by 300 Percent

NEW YORK – Amiworld Inc. has announced a strategic plan to increase both diesel and biodiesel production by at least 300 percent at the company’s South American facility

Tirex Restructures to Re-Enter the Recycling Market with its ‘Green’ Tire Recycling Technology

STRATFORD, CT – The Tirex Corporation is making progress in its recent restructuring, undertaken to facilitate the company’s return to being quoted on the Over The Counter Bulletin Board (OTCBB).

31-City Tour Showcases BMW Hydrogen Car

LOS ANGELES --- The BMW Hydrogen 7, the first hydrogen-powered luxury sedan, pulled into Los Angeles on Aug. 23 to finish 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.

Hyundai Going Electric with Hybrids and Plug-Ins

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, CA – Hyundai's promised to put a hybrid subcompact, a hybrid mid-size, and a plug-in competitor to the Chevrolet Volt on the road within five years.

US Hybrid Announces Organizational Changes

TORRANCE, CA – US Hybrid has announced several structural changes designed to serve the expanding market segments.

Chrysler Completes Program to Eliminate Use of Lead Wheel Weights, Meets EPA Compliance 3 Years Early

AUBURN HILLS, MI – Chrysler LLC has completed its program to eliminate the use of lead wheel weights from its vehicles, switching to more eco-friendly substitutes in its products sold worldwide.

Bridgestone Americas Commits to National Lead-Free Wheel Weight Initiative

DETROIT – Firestone Complete Auto Care and Firestone Racing recently reiterated their commitment to improving the environment through eliminating the use of lead wheel weights.

Want to Know What the Future Holds for Green Fleet Vehicles?

TORRANCE, CA - The first-ever Green Fleet Conference in Chicago Sept.15-16 will open with a keynote speech on fuel-efficient and emissions-reducing models to come in 2009-2011.

Luxury Electric Announces Completion of World’s First Full-Sized, Long-Range, All-Electric Luxury Sedan at 2008 DNC

DENVER – The founders of Luxury Electric, one of America’s first electric car companies, announced at the 2008 Democratic National Convention plans to take their prototype car, “The Electric,” on a record-setting transcontinental trip, the first for an electric luxury sedan.

New ExxonMobil Brochure Educates Fleet Managers

FAIRFAX, VA – ExxonMobil has introduced a new brochure to educate fleet managers and owner-operators on how synthetic lubricants can enhance vehicle performance, reliability, and fuel economy.

Eden Hydrogen Fuels National Hydrogen Road Tour

CHICAGO – The 2008 Hydrogen Road Tour fueled a caravan of hydrogen vehicles on the final leg of a cross country journey with Eden Hydrogen's HyRadix hydrogen reformer.

Saab 9-X BioHybrid Concept on Tour in the U.S.

DETROIT – The award-winning 2008 Saab 9-X BioHybrid concept is scheduled to be on display at the Washington Times Car Show Aug. 31 in McLean, Va.

Ford Tests Show Eco-Driving Improves Fuel Economy an Average of 24 Percent

PHOENIX – Tests performed by Ford Motor Company show drivers coached by eco-driving experts can significantly improve the fuel economy performance of their vehicles.

Get a Sneak Peak of Green Fleet Vehicles in the Near Future

TORRANCE, CA - The first-ever Green Fleet Conference in Chicago Sept.15-16 will open with a keynote speech on fuel-efficient and emissions-reducing models to come in 2009-2011.

USPS Accelerating Shift to Alternative-Fuel Vehicles

WASHINGTON – Reflecting rising gas prices and environmental concerns, the U.S. Postal Service are new testing alternative-fuel vehicles.

Oakland International Airport to Purchase 26 New CNG-Powered Shuttle Buses for AirBART and Rental Car Services

OAKLAND, CA – The Oakland Board of Port Commissioners recently authorized the purchase of 26 new CNG-powered AirBART and rental car shuttle buses that will be deployed at Oakland International Airport (OAK) beginning in 2009.

Moline Wants to Install a 10,000-Gallon E-85 Fuel Tank

MOLINE, IL – City officials hope to save Moline money by having its own 10,000-gallon E-85 tank.

City of Ferndale Forms Agreement With Enterprise Fleet Management

FERNDALE, MI – The City of Ferndale, Mich., has entered into an agreement with Enterprise Fleet Management to reduce the cost of operating the city’s 51 fleet vehicles.

 
 

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