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Ohio Yellow Cab Adds EVs to Taxi Fleet

Yellow Cab of Columbus in Ohio has purchased 10 Chevrolet Bolt EVs for its fleet of 200 taxi vehicles with the help of a fleet incentives provided by a private grant, according to the company.

Google Adds EV Chargers to Maps App

Google Maps will now help drivers of plug-in electrified vehicles locate EV charging stations and provide details about whether the station is operational, Google announced on its blog.

Green Commuter Offers Tesla SUVs to Vanpool Users

Through its proprietary technology, Green Commuter is giving its van pool users the ability to rent out their vehicles to neighboring companies that want to supplement their fleets with an additional vehicle during the day.

CharePoint Unveils Charging Station Queue App

ChargePoint revealed a new service that enables drivers to use their mobile phones or RFID card to add themselves to a ChargePoint charging station queue, as a way to streamline the EV charging process.

XL Hybrids' XL Link Measures Fleet Vehicle Performance

XL Hybrids, Inc. has introduced XL Link, a cloud-based data analytics system that measures key performance indicators, including MPG performance, and reports carbon dioxide emissions reductions in fleet gasoline-electric hybrids.

App Helps Lead the Way to Alt Fuels

A new iPhone app by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) allows users to locate fueling stations offering alternative fuels, including electricity, natural gas, biodiesel, E85, propane, and hydrogen, nation-wide.

June 29, 2007: A Seminal Day in the History of Fleet

Significant dates in the history of fleet management, which ushered the start of profound change in the industry, include: Oct. 16, 1973 - The first OPEC oil embargo, which completely altered the types of vehicles driven by fleets and August 12, 1981 - IBM’s launch of its first desktop computer, which expanded computerization beyond the IT department to the desktop of every fleet manager. In future years, a new milestone date will be recognized - June 29, 2007.