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GM Plans to Double Number of 40 Highway MPG Models by 2017

General Motors outlined its plans for improving fuel economy in a number of models up through the year 2020 in its 2012 Sustainability Report.

The Clean Energy/Atlas Disposal CNG fueling facility dispenses natural gas sourced from the BioDigester supplemented by pipeline natural gas. Photo courtesy of Atlas Disposal.<br />&amp;nbsp

Sacramento to Fuel Refuse Vehicles with Renewable Natural Gas

The City refuse trucks will use the Sacramento BioDigester, a machine that converts food waste into renewable gas.

A Ryder technician fuels a CNG vehicle at Ryder&#39;s new natural gas fuel station in Fontana, Calif.<br />Photo Credit: Ryder

Ryder Opens Two Natural Gas Fueling Stations in California

Ryder System has opened the first natural gas fueling stations in its North American network to serve both the general public and Ryder lease and rental customers.

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OnStar Teams Up with TimberRock for EV Solar Charging

The OnStar software program processes energy information received from a user's solar-power infrastructure and then manages the energy flow to and from the electric grid.

First Electric Vehicle Charging Station Installed in Tukwila, Wash.

The King County Housing Authority is the first housing authority in the nation to install a publicly accessible charging station.

The Community Action Partnership of Orange County (CAPOC) poses with new CNG-fueled, 16-foot box truck.<br />Photo Credit: Clean Transportation Funding from the Mobile Source Air Pollution Review

The Community Action Partnership of Orange County Obtains First Green Vehicle

The new truck carries materials and crews providing weatherization services to income-qualified residents throughout the county, assisting households with seniors, people with disabilities, vets, and families with children under the age of five.

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Compare Gasoline and Electric Fuel Prices with eGallon

The eGallon price arms consumers with a little bit more information to compare the costs of driving an electric car to the cost of gasoline, but it doesn’t measure some of the other benefits of driving on electricity.

City and County of Denver Building Infrastructure for CNG Vehicles

The City and County of Denver will build a compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station at one of its main maintenance shops to support seven CNG refuse trucks.

More than 2.5 Million Clean Diesel Trucks on U.S. Highways

According to R.L. Polk and Company data more than 28 percent of all trucks registered in the U.S. are equipped with clean diesel engines, resulting in reduced emissions of nearly zero.

Registration Open for 2013 Green Fleet Conference & Expo

You can also view the full schedule of breakout sessions, keynote speakers and more for this year's two-day conference. Green Fleet Conference is tailored for fleet professionals who integrate or are looking to bring an environmentally-friendly component into their operations.

Athens-Clarke County PD Using Hybrids as Marked Patrol Cars

The Athens-Clarke County Police Department in Georgia will use the Toyota Prius hybrid and Ford Fusion hybrid as patrol cars in its fleet. No problems have been reported.

The Chevy Volt is distinctively marked with sporting blue flames, which have become synonymous with natural gas. Steve Winberg, vice president of research and development said the Chevrolet Vo

CONSOL Energy Unveils Electric Vehicle Charging Station at Southpointe Headquarters

CONSOL Energy purchased an Eaton Level II EV charging station. The new station is one of 45 units in the greater Pittsburgh area known as "Energy 376 Corridor."

Newark, N.J. Investing in CNG for Sanitation Trucks and Street Sweepers

The City of Newark, N.J. is purchasing five new compressed natural gas (CNG) sanitation trucks and has plans to purchase CNG-fueled street sweepers.

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America Offers Solar Auxiliary Power

The eNow solar-power options power liftgates and refrigeration systems in the Canter FE/FG medium-duty commercial trucks as well as help owners comply with idling and emissions regulations.

Nissan to Add EV Quick Charging at More Than 100 U.S. LEAF-Certified Dealerships

The charging units use the CHAdeMO method to charge the Nissan LEAF from depleted to 80 percent in about 30 minutes.

IMPCO Automotive to Ship Two 2014 GM Crew Cab Trucks with CARB and EPA Certified Bi-Fuel CNG Fuel Systems

General Motors Co. granted IMPCO Automotive permission to ship the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD and GMC Sierra 2500HD crew cab trucks, which operate with bi-fuel compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel systems.

FedEx Express has recently purchased 1,900 lightweight, composite-body Reach vehicles from Spartan Motors, a division of Utilimaster. These will join the 400 Reach vehicles already in service

FedEx Adds 1,900 New Lightweight, Fuel Efficient Fleet Vehicles

The biggest, single impact on the fleet’s overall fuel efficiency has been matching the right vehicle to each route, according to the company.

Green Fleet Conference &amp;amp; Expo

Call for Nominees: 2013 Sustainability All-Star Awards

Nominate yourself or your peers for the 2013 Sustainability All-Star Awards by August 2.

New Study Finds U.S. Diesel Vehicles Have Lower Total Cost of Ownership Than Gasoline Vehicles

Diesels save owners $2,000 to $6,000 over three to five years during ownership and have better fuel efficiency and lower depreciation than gas vehicles, according to the University of Michigan, Transportation Research Institute.

Mike Albert Fleet Solutions Works with Largest Municipal, Light-Duty, All-Electric Fleets

The rollout of 50 Mitsubishi i-MiEVs to the City of San Jose, Town of Los Gatos, City of Campbell, and City of Mill Valley in California marks electric vehicle milestone.

U.S. Agency Urged to Award Contract with Delivery Vendor that Operates Alternative-Fuel Vehicles

The General Services Administration transportation contract between the U.S. government and the United Postal Service will end September 2014, opening solicitations from other vendors.

A chart by Coritech Services shows an overview of the bi-directional DV fast charging sytem.<br />Photo: Coritech Services

First Vehicle-to-Grid Electric Truck Enters Commercial Market

Boulder Electric Vehicle and Coritech Services Inc recently showcased turnkey V2G fast charge solution.

CNG In A Box is built with General Electric&amp;rsquo;s high-speed reciprocating compressor technology, dispenser technology, a credit card reader, and a remote utility box, according to GE&amp;rsquo;s web

GE Capital Finances Ozinga’s Shift to Compressed Natural Gas

Ozinga will use the majority of their GE Capital funds to purchase CNG-powered ready-mix trucks and refueling stations in the Chicago area.

The CS-100-3P charging station powers a Frito Lays delivery truck.<br />PPhoto: ClipperCreek

ClipperCreek Introduces the Highest Power EV Charging Station Available

The electric vehicle supply equipment is compatible with all battery electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles and is to be delivered this year.


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