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Colorado Senate Passes Bill Requiring Alt-Fuel Fleet Vehicle Purchases for State Entities

Colorado’s Senate passed a bill that would require State agencies to purchase alternative-fuel fleet vehicles. Senate Bill 13-070 requires State entities to purchase vehicles that operate on compressed natural gas (CNG), or other alternative fuels, as long as the increased cost of the vehicle is not more than 10% of the cost of a comparable dedicated petroleum vehicle.

Louisiana State Agencies Required to Purchase Alt-Fuel Vehicles

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal signed into law ACT 833, which requires state agencies to purchase alternative-fuel vehicles. Requirements may be waived for circumstances where vehicles are operating more than 25 miles from an appropriate type of refueling facility.

Pennsylvania DEP Extends Alt-Fuel Vehicle Rebate Program

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced the program will be extended once it reaches its milestone of awarding 500 $3,500 rebates for large-battery system plug-in hybrid electric vehicles and battery-electric vehicles.

2012 Green Fleet Conference: Developing a Plan to ‘Green’ a Truck Fleet

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Tackling the challenge of “greening” medium-duty trucks was the focus of one of the conference sessions at the 2012 Green Fleet Conference, with the NTEA’s Fleet Relations Director Bob Johnston presenting a plan truck fleets can follow to successfully meet their sustainability goals.

Federal Agencies Increase Alt-Fuel Vehicles by 33%

WASHINGTON – A recent report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) on fleet vehicles owned by U.S. federal agencies found they increased the number of alternative-fuel vehicles in their respective fleets over a six-year period.