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City of Fayetteville Adds First Hybrid to Fleet

FAYETTEVILLE, AR – The City of Fayetteville’s first hybrid vehicle, a Ford Escape for the Police Department’s park patrol, should be a good investment for the city.

Propane Alternative-Fuel Road Show Comes to California

SACRAMENTO, CA – From Apr. 16-18, the Propane Alternative-Fuel Road Show is allowing attendees to drive the next generation propane vehicle technology in Sacramento, Fresno, and Los Angeles, California.

2008 Production Model MILES ZX40ST Work Truck to Be Introduced at the Green California Summit in Sacramento

SACRAMENTO, CA – The zero emissions, AC motor MILES ZX40ST work truck will be showcased publicly for the first time at the Green California Summit.

Propane Alternative-Fuel Road Show Comes to California

SACRAMENTO, CA – From Apr. 16-18, the Propane Alternative-Fuel Road Show is allowing attendees to drive the next generation propane vehicle technology.

Honda Ranked as the "Greenest"

NEW YORK – recently ranked the greenest vehicles in the United States, focusing on the companies accounting for 95 percent of all new vehicles sold in 2007. Rankings were based on data from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Forklifts Become "Vehicles" for Clean Air

DALLAS – The "muscles" behind manufacturing and warehousing for decades, forklifts are now putting power into North Texas efforts for clean air, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

GM Puts Electric-Car Testing on Fast Track to 2010

DETROIT – General Motors Corp. will road-test technology needed for its Chevrolet Volt electric car this month. However, GM said it may not know for another two years whether its battery technology will be commercially viable.

Company Cuts Back on Fuel Costs by Switching Vehicles

WILTON, CT – Henry Hill, owner of Wilton-based Canine Fences, has aggressively moved toward cutting its fuel consumption by switching over its fleet of 120 vehicles to more fuel-friendly ones.

Roush Releases '09 Propane Truck for Fleet Market

DETROIT - Roush Performance recently began taking orders for its fleet-oriented, propane-powered Ford F-150 trucks that not only match power levels of gasoline models, but will also allow owners to receive government tax breaks, according to the Web site

Cambridge Gets New Corporate-Sponsored Hybrid Taxi Fleet

CAMBRIDGE, MA – The Cambridge License Commission and City Manager Robert W. Healy has announced that six new hybrid taxicabs are now in service in Cambridge as part of the Clean Air Cab Program.

The 20 Greenest Fleet Brands in the UK

UNITED KINGDOM – The UK Web site has used data from to determine the cleanest vehicle brands based on CO2 output.

Alt-Fuel Conference Set for May in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS --- The Alternative Fuels & Vehicles National Conference + Expo, set for May 11-14 at the Rio All-Suite Hotel in Las Vegas, will feature more than 200 speakers and is expected to draw about 2,000 attendees.

Saab Unveils New Models

NEW YORK – Saab, General Motors’ Swedish auto brand, is getting a makeover. At the New York International Auto Show, the company unveiled two new models, the 9-4X and 9-X

Mercedes Sees Electric-Car Progress

NEW YORK – Mercedes-Benz said it will have a demonstration fleet of electric vehicles on the road in two to three years.

Land Rover Technology Will Boost Tata

UNITED KINGDOM – Tata Motors has made its name in India by producing rugged cars for the masses. It recently unveiled the Nano, a simple runabout that will go on sale for £1,250, according to

Hydrogen Car Prospects Sputter

NEW YORK – California regulators have realized that manufacturers won't be able to make as many hydrogen-fueled cars by 2014 as regulators had once hoped, according to Forbes.

EnerDel Provides Market Update on Think Global Supply Agreement

INDIANAPOLIS – EnerDel, the advanced automotive battery systems division of alternative energy company Ener1, Inc., has made progress toward meeting the lithium-ion battery system deliverables schedule under a supply contract with Think Global.

Searching for ZAP's Fleet of No-Show Green Cars

SANTA ROSA, CA – In September 2006, Ehab Youssef, an intellectual property lawyer in San Jose, California, was shopping for a new car. With gas prices surging above $3 a gallon, Youssef and his wife were looking to offset their Toyota Land Cruiser with something more fuel-efficient.

Daimler Chair and GM Vice Chair Discuss Fuel Reduction

DETROIT – Daimler AG Chairman Dieter Zetsche and General Motors Corp. Vice Chairman Robert A. Lutz recently discussed the financial aspects of environmentally friendly cars, why diesel engines haven't caught on in the U.S. the way they have in Europe, and other issues, with The Wall Street Journal's (WSJ) Jeffrey Ball.

Truck Research Explores Energy, Emission Impacts of Weight Classes

ARLINGTON, Va. --- The American Transportation Research Institute and truck engine manufacturer Cummins Inc. last week released updated research on the energy and emissions impacts of operating commercial vehicles at various weight classes.

States Sue EPA for Inaction

BOSTON --- Eighteen states are taking the Environmental Protection Agency back to court in an effort to force the agency to comply with a Supreme Court ruling that rebuked the Bush administration for inaction on global warming, the Associated Press reported.

California Lowers Auto Emissions Rule

SACRAMENTO, CA – California regulators have drastically cut the number of zero-emission vehicles required to be sold in the state by the year 2014, a decision that frustrated environmentalists but came as a relief to auto manufacturers.

Bids or Requests for Proposals Should Be Sought for Luzerne County Van Maintenance

KINGSTON, PA – Luzerne County officials have discovered another purchase that should be bid out — routine maintenance of the county transportation department vans.

Montgomery County Gets Word Out About Alt-Fueling Station

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MD – Montgomery County’s Division of Fleet Management Services is attempting to get the word out to the public about their alternative fueling station for flexible fueling vehicles located at 16640 Crabbs Branch Way in Rockville.

Scottsdale Considers City Environmental Office

SCOTTSDALE, AZ – Scottsdale could establish a new Office of Environmental Policy to research and oversee “green” programs and handle federal environmental mandates.



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