Westport is now offering the 2015 Ford Transit Connect as a dedicated or bi-fuel compressed natural gas (CNG) Westport WiNG Power System vehicle.
Clean diesel vehicles made up half of the 10 highest scoring green cars in the Automobile Association of America's (AAA) Green Car Guide. The remainder included three electric vehicles and two hybrids.
Eight states released an 11-point action plan they say will help them reach 3.3 million zero emission vehicles (ZEV) on their roadways by 2025.
The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded $7 million to projects expected to advance the development of hydrogen fuel cell systems for variously sized vehicles.
The mayors of the cities of Indianapolis and Sacramento, Calif., have pledged to work together to reduce the use of petroleum-based fuels in their municipal fleets.
Google has built several prototypes of self-driving cars as the company moves away from modifying existing vehicles, the company announced on the Google blog.
The pressure relief valves, used in compressed natural gas and bi-fuel vehicle fuel tanks, have O-rings that can fail and allow fuel to leak.
A new paper issued by the UNECE concluded that diesel road vehicles were the cause of only a small percentage of particulate matter versus other economic sectors.
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is offering up to $7.7 million in incentives for the purchase or lease of eligible vehicles powered by CNG, propane autogas, or electric drives. Applicants can receive $2,500 per vehicle.
The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) recently announced its rankings of the environmental performance of 2013 model-year light-duty vehicles sold in the U.S. by the top eight automakers.
The Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell compact SUV will initially be offered to retail buyers as part of a leasing program for $499 per month on a 36-month term with $2,999 down.
General Motors has installed 401 electric vehicle charging stations at its U.S. production and business facilities, the automaker has announced.
The City of Long Beach (Calif.) has reduced its fuel costs by nearly 60% annually and significantly reduced greenhouse gas emissions, after updating its fleet of LNG-powered street sweepers six years ago.
Toyota recently announced that it has manufactured a semiconductor chip that could improve the fuel efficiency of the OEM's hybrids, such as the Prius, by as much at 10 percent.
In an effort to further develop sustainable transport solutions, the Volvo Group will collaborate with the Swedish Transport Administration to study the potential for building electric roads which would charge city buses while they are in operation.
General Motors has reduced carbon tailpipe emissions 5.2 percent in the past two years, the company announced in an annual sustainability report that presented its commitments for producing a greener fleet of vehicles in coming years.
Nissan North America is recalling 211 2014 model-year LEAF electric cars because the front structural member assembly may be missing welds, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports.
The 2015 Spark EV battery will weigh 474 pounds, or 86 pounds less than GM's initial 2014 model. The new battery offers a storage capacity of 19 kilowatts per hour and uses 192 lithium-ion cells supplied by LG Chem.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the availability of $9 million in grant funding for clean diesel projects to reduce diesel pollution and emissions exposure from existing diesel engines.
The California Energy Commission is providing fleet-eligible $1,000 incentives for the purchase of Honda's Civic Natural Gas sedan as part of a larger initiative to expand the use of alternative fuels in the state.
AT&T recently marked another milestone by adding its 8,000th compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicle as part of the company's 10-year alternative fuel plan.
The 2.0L engines, which will include the automaker's twinpower turbo technology, will initially arrive on the 518d, 520d, and 520d xDrive sedan and touring models.
The new 3.0 TDI, introduced at the Vienna Motor Symposium on May 8, meets the Euro 6 emissions standard. It will be offered in two exhaust turbocharged versions that produce 218 horsepower and 272 hp respectively.
Although not included with the 2015 e-Golf hatchback, wireless charging could be an available technology once the 2017 electric models hit the showroom floor.
The California Energy Commission has awarded $46.6 million in state grants to construct 28 new hydrogen fueling stations as part of a broader initiative to popularize the alternative fuel in the state.
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