Diesel-powered engines remained the dominant fuel powering newly registered commercial trucks in 2013, as vehicle owners continued pushing adoption of natural gas powerplants, according to Polk.
XL Hybrids, Inc., developer of hybrid electric powertrains for commercial vans and trucks, and Knapheide Manufacturing Company, a commercial vehicle equipment providers in North America, have announced that Knapheide has completed more than 100 installations of XL Hybrids’ XL3 powertrain on fleet vehicles.
Honda Motor Co. will cease production of its Insight model almost two decades after it arrived in as the first mass production gasoline-electric hybrid vehicle in the U.S.
The home furnishing retailer recently added four Blink electric vehicle charging stations at one of its Chicago-area stores as part of its partnership with Car Charging Group, Inc.
Porsche is developing a plug-in hybrid version of its 2015 Macan compact SUV introduced at the Los Angeles Auto Show, two top officials with the automaker announced.
Volkswagen will introduce the Golf GTE plug-in hybrid compact car in Europe after bringing it to the Geneva International Motor Show starting March 4.
Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp. is completing final testing of pre-production S2G propane autogas trucks and expects to begin production of the vehicle in the summer, according to a company spokesperson.
Ohio lawmakers are considering setting up a $16 million vehicle conversion fund for commercial fleet operators to convert fleet vehicles to run on natural gas or propane autogas.
Bipartisan legislation has been introduced in the U.S. to reinstate a tax incentive that expired at the end of 2013 when it comes to the production of domestic biodiesel fuel.
Westport Innovations and India’s Tata Motors Limited have launched a new spark-ignited (SI) natural gas 3.8L turbocharged engine featuring the Westport WP580 Engine Management System (EMS).
Nissan has introduced the NV350 Urvan CNG, a new version of the commercial vehicle powered by a bi-fuel compressed natural gas (CNG) engine.
President Barack Obama has proposed setting up a federal energy security trust to fund development of alternative vehicle development by repealing subsidies to the oil and gas industry.
China has announced that it will increase its subsidies for electric vehicles as part of scheme to minimize air pollution, according to a report by Bloomberg.com.
China's Wanxiang Group will take over luxury hybrid maker Fisker Automotive Inc., after a federal bankruptcy court granted approval Tuesday.
The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) will continue filling its bi-fuel propane autogas trucks with gasoline through March 1 to help residents coping with the propane shortage in the region.
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The recall involves about 700,000 2010-2014 MY Prius vehicles and about 300,000 RAV4, Tacoma and Lexus RX 350 vehicles in the U.S.
The Annual World Car Awards will honor the winner of this year’s World Green Car at the New York International Automobile Show this April.
The state of Washington will soon be home to one of the nation’s largest privately funded propane autogas public refueling networks, and the single largest installation of alternative-fuel infrastructure in the Pacific Northwest.
Aloca, a lightweight metals engineering and manufacturing company, has partnered with clean technology company Phinergy to further develop an electric vehicle (EV) battery that runs on air and aluminum and could extend EV range by 1,000 miles.
General Electric's Wayne has supplied compressed natural gas (CNG) dispensers for the first fuel retail site at the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, the company announced.
Chevrolet has announced that its MY-2015 HD models will be available with a CNG-capable, bi-fuel 6.0L engine. The move gives fleet managers and consumers more options when choosing a 2500HD or 3500HD model, according to the automaker.
Roush CleanTech has hired Rob Stevens, Ford's chief engineer, as the vice president of strategy for the propane autogas modification specialist.
Kia Motors showed off its first mass market electric vehicle (EV), the Soul EV, as well as the 2014 Optima Hybrid mid-size sedan and Niro Concept, at the Chicago Auto Show.
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