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Dallas Adds 99 CNG Trucks, Vans

The City of Dallas is continuing its transition to a greener fleet with the recent purchase of 99 compressed natural gas (CNG) trucks and vans.

Fla. Furniture Delivery Fleet Converts Trucks to CNG

South Florida furniture chain City Furniture is converting its 85 medium-duty delivery trucks to run on compressed natural gas in the face of rising gasoline and higher diesel prices.

2014 Cadillac ELR. Photo courtesy of Cadillac.

Cadillac, ChargePoint Partner to Expand EV Infrastructure

Cadillac recently announced a partnership with ChargePoint, an electric vehicle-charging network provider, to increase Cadillac ELR owners' access to more than 16,500 charging locations on the ChargePoint network.

Photo of 2014 LEAF courtesy of Nissan.

Nissan Launches 'No Charge to Charge' for LEAF

Nissan will launch its "No Charge to Charge" program in 25 U.S. markets this summer to provide two years of no-cost charging with the purchase or lease of a Nissan LEAF electric vehicle, the automaker announced April 16.

PNNL is developing nanomaterial called a metal organic framework that could extend the lifespan of lithium-sulfur batteries, possibly increasing the driving range of electric vehicles. Photo co

Fed-Funded Lab Working On Range-Extending EV Tech

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is currently working on a material that could allow more renewable energy to be stored within lithium-sulfur batteries, increasing the distance an electric vehicle (EV) could travel on one charge.

Photo of Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD courtesy of GM.

GM Announces Pricing for CNG Pickups, Vans

General Motors will offer its bi-fuel Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickup trucks starting at $9,500 and dedicated compressed natural gas vans starting at $10,825, the company has announced.

Mitsubishi Concept XR-PHEV and Mitsubishi Concept GC-PHEV.

Mitsubishi to Show Concept SUVs in Beijing

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation will present the Concept GC-PHEV and Concept XR-PHEV for the first time in China at the 2014 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition.

The Westport WiNG Power System is available in the Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty pickup trucks (based on Ford’s new 6.2L hardened engine platform) sold and serviced through Westport-a

Westport WiNG Ford F-250/F-350 EPA Certified

Westport has received certification from the California Air Resources Board (CARB) for its 2014 model year Westport WiNG Ford F-150 3.7L pickup truck with the dedicated compressed natural gas (CNG) system.

Photo of 2015 NX 300h courtesy of Lexus.

Lexus Adds NX Compact SUV, Hybrid Model

Lexus has announced the 2015 NX, the brand's first compact SUV, with three powertrains, including a gasoline-electric hybrid.

Companies Partner to Expand Propane Autogas Offerings

Icom North America, a manufacturer of propane liquid injection systems, is expanding its product line of propane autogas technology to include Imega International USA's GAME system.

Photo of 2015 Focus Electric courtesy of Ford.

2015 Ford Focus Aims for Best Compact Fuel Economy

Ford is hoping to raise the bar in fuel efficiency among non-hybrid compact cars with its updated 2015 Focus by adding a new 1.0L three-cylinder EcoBoost engine.

Photo of 2013 Chevrolet Volt courtesy of GM.

GM Planning Lower-Priced Volt for 2016

General Motors plans to sell two version of its Chevrolet Volt battery-electric hybrid in the 2016 model-year, including a lower-priced version, reports Reuters.

Photo of 1.3L (left) and 1.0L 2015 engines courtesy of Toyota.

Toyota to Introduce 14 Efficient Gasoline Engines

Toyota will roll out 14 new highly efficient gasoline engine variations by 2015 expected to improve fuel efficiency by at least 10 percent, the automaker has announced.

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Tampa Beefs Up CNG Refuse Fleet

The City of Tampa has begun rolling out a new fleet of compressed natural gas refuse trucks to help reduce the city's fuel bill, which has reached $1.6 million annually.

Graphic courtesy of GM.

GM to Invest $449M in Next-Gen Electrification

General Motors Corp. will invest $449 million to upgrade manufacturing processes at two Detroit-area automotive assembly plants to support the next-generation Chevrolet Volt battery-electric hybrid, the company has announced.

Photo courtesy of Tesla Motors.

Tesla Starts Leasing Unit for Fleet Buyers

Tesla Motors will begin offering a fleet leasing program to small- and medium-sized businesses through its newly started Tesla Finance unit, the automaker has announced.

Photo of 2014 Super Duty F-250 courtesy of Ford.

Landi Renzo's Ford Bi-fuel System Certified

Landi Renzo has received EPA certification to produce bi-fuel compressed natural gas (CNG) versions of Ford's F-250 and F-350 pickup trucks for fleet buyers, the Torrance, Calif., company announced.

Smith Electric Suspends Production, Reorganizing

Smith Electric Vehicles Corp. recently announced it has halted production at its Kansas City facility while the company reorganizes its supply chain and production plan.

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Florida School District Adds to Its Propane Autogas Fleet

Broward County Public Schools recently purchased 98 Blue Bird Propane-Powered Vision school buses to lower fleet to reduce operating costs while improving the environment.

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Ethanol Spike Causing Rising Gasoline Prices

A volatile ethanol market has been driving gasoline prices higher since early February because most gasoline sold in the U.S. has about 10% of the corn-based biofuel.

Tucker Perkins, chief business development officer of PERC, with award recipient Pamela Burns of the Dallas Fort Worth Clean Cities Coalition. Photo courtesy of PERC.

PERC Recognizes Top Clean Cities Coalitions with Propane Award

The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) presented five Clean Cities coalitions with the first-ever Outstanding Propane Supporter awards at the Energy Independence Summit in Washington, D.C., during the Salute to Clean Cities Reception in early April.

Chart courtesy of UMTRI.

New Light-Duty Fuel Economy Rises to 25.4 MPG

The average fuel economy of new light-duty vehicles sold in March rose to 25.4 miles per gallon to reach its highest level is more than seven years, according to University of Michigan researchers.

Photo of Prius Plug-In courtesy of Toyota.

Calif. Zero-Emission Stickers Running Low

California is expected to run out of single-occupant carpool lane stickers for drivers of zero-emission vehicles nearly five years before the program expires, the Air Resources Board has announced.

Photo courtesy Andreas Geick.

Texas Chevrolet Dealership Offers CNG Fueling

Classic Chevrolet, a dealership in Grapevine, Texas, has added compressed natural gas (CNG) to its portfolio of green fuels available to the public.

Map photo courtesy of Wikimedia.

Mass. Provides Alt-Fuel Fleet Grants

Massachusetts will provide state grants to help municipal fleets replace gasoline and diesel-powered vehicles with electric vehicles and add EV charging infrastructure, Gov. Deval Patrick announced this week.


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