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Clyde Launches Class 4 and 5 Medium-Duty CNG Truck Line

New York-based Clyde Trucks is now offering a line of Class 4 and 5 compressed-natural-gas (CNG)-powered, cab forward, medium-duty trucks.

6 Indiana Cities Commit to Fleet Greening

South Shore Clean Cities Inc. is leading an effort with six communities in northwest Indiana to "green" their municipal fleets.

Photo of 2.4-liter 2015 ILX courtesy of Acura.

Acura Drops ILX Hybrid Sedan for 2015

The Acura ILX entry-level luxury sedan will no longer be available as a gasoline-electric hybrid starting with the 2015 model year.

LAPD Sgt. Ron Alberca ready to ride the Zero MMX. Photo courtesy of Zero.

LAPD Adds Electric Motorcycle to Fleet

The Los Angeles Police Department has purchased the Zero MMX battery-electric motorcycle to use for stealth enforcement, the company has announced.

Photo of 2013 Chevrolet Volt courtesy of GM.

Minnesota Law Paves Way for Alt-Fuel Vehicles

Minnesota's Gov. Mark Dayton has signed into law a bill making it easier for the state's fleet manager to purchase alternative-fuel vehicles by allowing purchasing decisions based on total operating costs rather than initial cost.

Could Coffee Run Your Fleet Vehicles?

Researchers from the United Kingdom’s University of Bath have discovered a way to turn used coffee grounds into an alternative fuel to power your vehicles.

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Fla. County Agency Moves to Hybrid Fleet

The Hillsborough County (Fla.) Property Appraiser's office is switching the majority of its fleet to Toyota Prius hybrid vehicles in an effort to save taxpayer dollars.

3M and Xperion Developing Next-Gen CNG Tanks

3M and Xperion have announced an agreement to develop a new line of 3M-branded compressed natural gas (CNG) tanks for use in the heavy-duty transportation industry.

The Tesla wall of patents before it was deconstructed following Elon Musk's announcement that company will open patents to all interested parties. Photo courtesy of Steve Jurvetson.</

Tesla Opens Patents to Accelerate EV Development

Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced that the company has made its technology available to other vehicle manufacturers in hopes that it will spur the development of electric vehicles (EV).

Photo of 2014 Fiesta SFE courtesy of Ford.

Ford Restates Fuel Ratings for Six Vehicles

Ford Motor Co. lowered the fuel economy ratings for six 2013 and 2014 model-year vehicles, including the Fiesta subcompact car that has been widely added to fleets.

Photo of 2015 Mirage ES courtesy of Mitsubishi.

EPA Rates Mitsubishi Mirage At 44 MPG Highway

The 2015 Mitsubishi Mirage subcompact car has achieved an EPA window sticker rating of 44 miles per gallon highway and 37 mpg city.

Photo of 2015 Tucson Fuel Cell courtesy of Hyundai.

First Mass Market Hydrogen Car Rolls Onto U.S. Roads

Hyundai handed the keys of a hydrogen-fueled Tucson SUV to the first customer during a June 10 ceremony in Tustin, Calif.

Ford Considers Tomato Fiber for Vehicles

Ford has begun a collaboration with H.J. Heinz to explore the use of tomato fiber as a possible sustainable bio-plastic material for vehicles, the automaker announced.

Graphic courtesy of U.S. EIA.

Report Touts Propane Autogas Benefits for Fleets

The study, which was conducted by the Stennis Institute at Mississippi State University, cited propane autogas as offering a lower cost, domestically sourced fuel that is widely available.

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Hershey Nabs 'Green' Company Ranking With EV Fleet

The Hershey Company has been recognized as a top-ranking green company in part because of its fleet of battery-electric vehicles such as the Nissan LEAF.

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Used Toyota Hybrid Batteries to Power National Park Campus

The Lamar Buffalo Ranch campus' five buildings will be powered by a stationary distributed energy system that features 208 used Camry Hybrid nickel-metal hydride battery packs with a total storage capacity of 85 kWh.

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Verizon Orders 8 VIA Hybrid Vans

Verizon's fleet manager has ordered eight VIA Motors' battery-electric hybrid vans for his telecommunications fleet, he said. Verizon plans to test eight V-TRUX vans in California, New Jersey, New York, and Washington, D.C.

Chart courtesy of UMTRI.

New Light-Duty Fuel Economy Reaches 25.6 MPG

The average fuel economy of new light-duty vehicles sold in May climbed higher to 25.6 miles per gallon, according to University of Michigan researchers.

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BMW Delivers First i8 Plug-in Sports Cars

BMW delivered its initial i8 luxury sports cars to customers in Munich, Germany, this week during the roll-out of the plug-in hybrid.

Emissions-based Tax Schemes Becoming the Norm in Europe

An increasing number of European countries are switching to an emissions-based car tax system due to global pressure to reduce carbon emissions, according to the 2014 edition of the annual Fleet Europe Taxation Guide.

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Ford Unveils Lightweight Concept Car

Ford Motor Company today unveiled its Lightweight Concept vehicle, which uses advanced materials to explore future weight-reduction solutions that could improve performance and fuel efficiency while reducing carbon dioxide emissions.

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Wesport Offers CNG Transit Connect Models

Westport is now offering the 2015 Ford Transit Connect as a dedicated or bi-fuel compressed natural gas (CNG) Westport WiNG Power System vehicle.

Photo of Model S courtesy of Tesla Motors.

Clean Diesel Cars Nab 5 of AAA's Top Green Cars

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.

Photo courtesy of BMW.

8 States Release Zero-Emission Vehicle Plan

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.

Toyota has been testing an engineering prototype of a fuel cell vehicle planned for the 2015 model year. Photo courtesy of Toyota.

Feds Commit $7M Toward Hydrogen Vehicles

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.

 

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