Approximately 90% of fleet owners have assessed, or plan to asses, the feasibility of incorporating more electric assets into their operations, though a major concern continues to be the lack of electric vehicle infrastructure and EV range anxiety, according to a 2019 electric vehicle survey from Mortenson.
December 6, 2019
The City of Orlando has added its first all-electric Class 8 truck to its fleet — an all-electric Orange EV terminal tractor to be used at the water reclamation plant.
March 4, 2019
The Commonwealth of Virginia’s state and local government agencies have transitioned 319 fleet vehicles to alternative fuels, exceeding Governor Terry McAuliffe’s goal of transitioning 300 vehicles by the end of the administration.
July 27, 2017
The Earth Day Coalition (EDC) has received funding from the Ohio Environmental Education Fund to produce the Reducing Geenhouse Gas Emissions project, which will include three Fuel for Thought workshops designed for local fleet directors and one Workforce Development Opportunity in Alternative Fuels workshop for area educators.
January 5, 2017
Eight cities have banded together to launch the Energy Secure Cities Coalition (ESCC), a group dedicated to transitioning their municipal fleets from petroleum-fueled vehicles to vehicles powered by alternative fuels.
March 4, 2016
Sunoco has reopened its APlus fueling station at Pittsburgh International Airport. The public-access station now features compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling, propane autogas fueling, and electric vehicle charging stations.
June 10, 2015
A green fleet report suggested that transitioning to compressed natural gas heavy-duty vehicles could potentially save the City of Rockville, Md., 45-50% in fuel costs over diesel.
October 20, 2014
The 2015 model year has been a good one for alternative fuel vehicles, not only in the amount of vehicles but also in variety. With so many options out there from Chevrolet Silverado to the Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell, any fleet driver or manager can find the vehicle tailored to their needs. Click to read the full story. Photos courtesy of manufacturers.
September 22, 2014
Green Automotive Company will discontinue its battery-electric vehicle retailing engineering, development and support operation in the United Kingdom as part of a restructuring, the company announced.
September 2, 2014
A soon-to-be-released documentary will look at the current status of fuel infrastructure and the possible solutions offered by alternative fuels.
July 22, 2014
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is offering up to $7.7 million in incentives for the purchase or lease of eligible vehicles powered by CNG, propane autogas, or electric drives. Applicants can receive $2,500 per vehicle.
May 28, 2014