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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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South Dakota Fleet Consumed 2M Gallons of Ethanol Last Year

The South Dakota's Division of Fleet and Travel Management, which includes 3,987 vehicles, utilized nearly 2.5 million gallons of E-10, E-30, and E-85 fuels in one year.

Toyota Unveils Flexible Fuel Hybrid Vehicle for Brazil

Toyota unveiled a prototype of what it’s calling a hybrid flexible-fuel vehicle (Hybrid FFV) for the Brazil market, which can be powered by gasoline and alternative fuel, such as ethanol, as well as Toyota’s hybrid system.

Storing, Dispensing & Using Ethanol-Gasoline Blends

Ethanol-gasoline blends are prevalent in the United States, and fleet managers should know ethanol's effects on engines and how to use and store this fuel effectively.

Nissan Unveils Solid-Oxide Fuel Cell Vehicle in Brazil

In Brazil, Nissan Motor Co. revealed a solid oxide fuel cell powered prototype vehicle that runs on bio-ethanol electric power.

Beer-Based Biofuel Offered in New Zealand

Brewtroleum, a term coined by its makers, creates up to 8 percent less carbon dioxide than regular fuel and is the first commercial fuel made from brewing byproducts, according to Gull Fuel.

'Big Easy' Rolls Out Red Carpet for Renewable Fuels

Southeast Louisiana Clean Fuel Partnership (SLCFP) brings biodiesel and ethanol to local film productions.

Green Vehicle Showcase

Six vehicles covering the gamut of fuel options can help fleets improve fuel efficiency, lower operating costs, and reduce dependence on foreign oil. These include the Hino COE hybrid, Mercedes-Benz S350, Freightliner natural gas truck, Buck Regal turbo, Ford F-150, and Chrysler 200.

GM to Offer Single-Source LPG Option for Chevrolet & GMC Cutaway Vans

The automaker expects to ship the liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cutaway vans by fourth quarter 2011.

Forecasting Fleet’s Future at NAFA

Fleet professionals are expecting higher gas prices, tight inventory, longer warranty periods, fuel tax incentives and texting-while-driving bans.