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Hybrid, EV Sales Suffer From Low Gasoline Prices

Owners of hybrid and battery-electric vehicles are trading in their alternative fuel vehicles for gasoline powered vehicles, according to new research from Edmunds.com.

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Public Funding Leads to CNG Build Out in Pennsylvania

More than $1 million in public grants has funded 23 compressed natural gas trucks and a new Trillium CNG fueling station in Pottsville, Pa., set to open on Earth Day.

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Fed Fleet Gets Bi-Fuel CNG Pickups, Car Sharing

Federal fleet managers plan to add compressed natural gas (CNG) pickups, implement car-sharing, and establish a short-term rental program to increase fleet utilization, a GSA fleet director has announced.

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Tenn. City Utility Acquires Plug-In Hybrid Bucket Truck

The Oak Ridge Electric Department has acquired a new plug-in hybrid bucket truck to reduce noise and increase fuel efficiency, according to the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA).

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Chicago-Area Clean Cities Promote Green Police Vehicles

Three Clean Cities Coalitions kicked off its efforts to promote more sustainable efforts from local police departments by hosting a Police Alternative Fuel Summit in Buffalo Grove, Ill.

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Cadillac to Offer PHEV CT6 Sedan

Cadillac will offer a plug-in hybrid electric (PHEV) version of its 2016 CT6 full-size luxury sedan, the automaker announced at the Shanghai auto show.

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Gasoline Prices Rise to $2.48 Per Gallon

The national average price for a gallon of unleaded gasoline rose 7.7 cents to $2.485 for the week ending April 20, federal records show.

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Penske, Calif. County Win EPA Clean Air Award

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recognized Penske Truck Leasing and Sonoma County Fleet Operations as two of the seven winners of its Clean Air Excellence Award.

Diesel Prices Post First Jump in 6 Weeks

Following some gains in oil prices over the past week, the average cost of on-highway diesel has recorded the first increase in its nationwide average cost in six weeks, according to new U.S. Energy Department figures.

Minn. Truckers File Suit Against Biodiesel Mandate

The Minnesota Trucking Association and others are suing the state trying to end its 10% biodiesel mandate.

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Caltrans to Cut Fleet Pollution 20% by 2020

Caltrans has set a goal to reduce emissions caused by its operations, including its fleet, by 20% during the decade ending in 2020, the state agency has announced.

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Smart Fortwo Cars Recalled for Steering

The action affects more than 5,000 subcompact cars in the 2014 and 2015 model years.

Award Deadline Extended for Fleet Technology Expo

Nominations are open until Friday, June 5 for the all-new Fleet Technology Expo awards recognizing fleets for their sustainability and efficiency initiatives.

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Pearson, G&M Oil to Open E-85 Stations in SoCal

Pearson Fuels and G&M Oil Company have opened an E-85 station in Calimesa, Calif., and will open 13 fueling stations featuring the higher-blend ethanol fuel blend throughout Southern California over a 13-month period, the companies announced.

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Volvo Announces Pricing for XC90 Plug-In Hybrid

Volvo's 2016 XC90 T8 plug-in hybrid luxury SUV with a twin-charged 2.0-liter four-cylinder will start at $69,095 with the destination charge included, according to the automaker.

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KBB Names Top 10 Green Cars of 2015

The battery-electric BMW i3 has topped Kelly Blue Book's list of the top 10 green cars for 2015 for the second year in a row, KBB.com has announced.

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Ohio HVAC Fleet Adds Converted Hybrid Vans

An Ohio-based HVAC service company will add XL Hybrids' XL3 gasoline-electric hybrid powertrain to four of its General Motors vans.

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Cadillac Boosts ELR Power, Drops Price for 2016

Cadillac is increasing the power and lowering the price for its ELR plug-in hybrid car for the 2016 model year, the automaker has announced.

California Grants Millions for Biodiesel, NGV Projects

The California Energy Commission approved more than $83.7 million in grants and loans for 46 energy-related projects, including a number of projects involving alternative fuels.

Feds Forecast $2.45 Average Summer Gasoline Price

The projected price of gasoline for U.S. drivers between April and September will be around $2.45 per gallon, which is down more than a $1 from last summer, according to the U.S. Energy of Information Administration.

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UPS Hires TruStar to Install CNG Fueling Stations

TruStar Energy has been contracted to design and build 15 compressed natural gas (CNG) stations for UPS, the fueling infrastructure developer announced.

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GM Reduces Price for Chevrolet Spark EV

The Chevrolet Spark EV’s manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) will be reduced by $1,650, to $25,995, General Motors has announced. The Spark EV is eligible for federal tax credits of up to $7,500.

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Gasoline Falls to $2.40 Per Gallon

The average price of a gallon of unleaded gasoline fell five-tenths of a cent to $2.408 for the week ending April 13, according to federal data.

Diesel Price at Lowest Level in More than 5 Years

The national average cost of on-highway diesel has fallen once again over the past week, posting its fifth uninterrupted drop and hitting its lowest level since late December of 2009, according to new U.S. Energy Department figures.

Ford F-650 featuring a bi-fuel AutoGas system conversion. (PHOTO: Alliance AutoGas)

Alliance Debuts Propane Autogas System for F-650/750

Alliance AutoGas showcased its new "plug and play" Bi-Fuel AutoGas System conversion on a Ford F-650/F-750.

 

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