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Caltrans purchased its Toyota Mirais in the San Francisco Bay Area, where there is a higher...

Interested in Hydrogen? 5 Factors to Consider

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) began purchasing hydrogen fuel cell vehicles during the last fiscal year. Here are a few things fleets can learn from Caltrans’ experience.

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LeasePlan has joined a global zero emission vehicle initiative to accelerate the adoption of...

LeasePlan Joins Global Zero Emissions Initiative

LeasePlan has joined the Zero Emission Vehicle Challenge as a founding member in the new global coalition hoping to accelerate the adoption of electrified vehicles across the globe.

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More than 80% of the City of Austin’s fleet vehicles run on alternative fuels or are...

How the City of Austin Reduces its Carbon Footprint

In order to meet a citywide goal to become carbon neutral by 2020, the City of Austin, Texas, found success in adopting multiple alternative fuels.

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Four hundred semi-tractors will be supplied by Freightliner (like the truck pictured) and...

UPS Adds 700+ Natural Gas Vehicles to Fleet

UPS announced plans to build an additional five compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations and add more than 700 new CNG vehicles including 400 semi-tractors and 330 terminal trucks.

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The 2019 Volt's new 7.2 kW charging system can recharge the vehicle in 2.3 hours with a 240-volt...

Chevrolet Volt Nearly Halves Charge Time

The 2019 Chevrolet Volt’s new charging system is designed to cut recharging times nearly in half by adding about twice the all-electric driving range per hour of charge.

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Cummins has acquired Efficient Drivetrains Inc., which produces electric and hybrid powertrains...

Cummins Acquires Electric and Hybrid Powertrain Provider

Cummins has acquired Efficient Drivetrains Inc., a Silicon Valley-based company known for producing hybrid and electric power solutions for the commercial market.

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Daimler AG's van division is experimenting with a Sprinter van that's powered by a hydrogen fuel...

Mercedes-Benz Shows Fuel Cell Sprinter Van

Daimler AG's Mercedes-Benz Vans division showed off a concept Sprinter that delivers power from a hydrogen fuel cell stack to an electric motor that could achieve an effective range of 500 kilometers (310 miles). Executives showed the vehicle to journalists in Hamburg, Germany, on July 3.

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EPA will not enforce for 2018 and 2019 a 300-unit cap on the manufacture of glider kits.

EPA Will Not Enforce 300-Unit Limit on Glider Kits Through 2019

The Environmental Protection Agency said it will not enforce for 2018 and 2019 a 300-unit production cap put in place on the manufacture of glider kits that do not comply with Phase 2 GHG emission rules.

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In partnership with the University of California, Davis Institute of Transportation Studies,...

Uber Incentivizes Drivers to Switch to Electric Vehicles

The San Francisco-based ride-hailing group launched the EV Champions Initiative yesterday in Austin, Los Angeles, Montreal, Seattle, San Francisco, San Diego, and Sacramento, Calif.

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ChargePoint will integrate its charging network with Kisensum's cloud-based technology

ChargePoint Acquires Fleet and Energy Management Company

Kisensum, a company that develops fleet energy solutions, will incorporate its cloud services into ChargePoint's energy and charger network.

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The McDonald’s UAE Biodiesel Initiative aimed to focus on the benefits of using biodiesel,...

McDonald's UAE Biodiesel Fleet Reaches 6M Miles

McDonald’s fleet of biodiesel delivery trucks in the United Arab Emirates recently registered more than six million miles (10,000,000 kilometers) on the road since the launch of an initiative to utilize the alt-fuel vehicles seven years ago.

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