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CleanFUEL USA Awarded EPA and CARB Certification on Freightliner Custom Chassis

CleanFUEL USA has received Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and California Air Resources Board (CARB) certification for the S2G chassis from Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC).

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Richard Battersby Delivering Closing Keynote at Green Fleet Conference

Battersby, will discuss the "Latest Opportunities for DOE and EPA Grants and Funding."

During Blue Bird's 1,000-mile Propane Road Tour, participants stop in Nashville, Tenn. Individuals in the photo include: John Roselli, Blue Bird Corporation, Carol Armstrong, Blue Bird Corporation,

Propane Road Tour to Deliver 434 School Buses to Omaha Public Schools

Blue Bird Vision buses, powered by propane autogas, were driven from Georgia to Nebraska to explore the operational savings, environmental benefits, and ease of operation that the propane-powered school buses offer.

UPS to Buy 285 Additional LNG-Powered Trucks by End of 2014

United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS) has upped the ante in the cleaner-burning transportation fuel game.

North Carolina Offers up to $1,000,000 in Funding for Emissions Reductions

Technology project proposals for this round of funding must be submitted to the N.C. Solar Center by September 10, 2013.

Toyota Partners with Eco-Savvy Stewards on 2013 Prius MPG Challenge

Seven environmental stewards from New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut will compete to see who can garner the highest overall mpg during a 30-day period in Toyota's second Prius Plug-In MPG Challenge.

Photo courtesy of General Motors.

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.

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Call for Nominees: 2013 Sustainability All-Star Awards

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

 
 

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