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June 21, 2017 - Industry News

Pittsburgh Orders First EVs

Photo via Flickr/marlordo59

The city purchased two Ford Focus Electrics and two Chevrolet Bolt EVs, and installed four electric vehicle charging stations in its motor pool lot.

Tags: Alternative Fuels, Chevrolet Bolt EV, Ford Focus Electric, Battery-Electric Vehicles

June 16, 2017 - Industry News

Wash. Fleets Saved 20M Gallons of Petroleum in 2016

Photo courtesy of State of Washington

Western Washington Clean Cities partners and member fleets collectively saved 20.6 million gallons of petroleum last year through fleet efforts. The group recognized eight public-sector fleets and fleet professionals for their efforts.

Tags: Alternative Fuels, Washington, Clean Cities, Recognition

June 15, 2017 - Industry News

Cummins Makes Big Electrification Move

In the long term, Cummins officials say electrification will come to every market segment it serves today in one form or another. Photo: Cummins

Cummins announced it will have an all-electric transit powertrain available in 2019 with an extended-range electric vehicle ready in 2020.

Tags: Cummins, Alternative Fuels & Hybrids, Mass Transit, Electric Vehicles, Future Trucks, Buses

June 13, 2017 - Industry News

Calif. City to Deploy Battery-Electric Garbage Truck

Photo courtesy of Motiv

The City of Sacramento, Calif., will soon be using the state’s first battery-electric automated left-side loader garbage truck. The Class 8 electric refuse vehicle is powered by Motiv Power Systems’ electric powertrain.

Tags: City of Sacramento, Motiv Power Systems, Refuse Fleets, Battery-Electric Vehicles

June 12, 2017 - Industry News

Attorneys General Vow to Fight Emissions Easing By Trump

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A coalition of 13 attorneys general led by New York's Eric Schneiderman told the Trump administration it could expect a "vigorous" legal challenge to any attempt to weaken pollution standards for light duty vehicles.

Tags: Regulations, Emissions Reduction, Donald Trump, CAFE Standards

June 7, 2017 - Industry News

Los Angeles Completes Battery-Electric Refuse Truck Demo

Photo courtesy of LA Sanitation

The City of Los Angeles Sanitation has completed its battery-electric refuse truck demonstration project with BYD and Wayne Engineering. This demo vehicle logged more than 5,200 miles and drove up to 108 miles per day.

Tags: BYD, Los Angeles, Alternative Fuels, Refuse Fleets, Battery-Electric Vehicles

June 7, 2017 - Industry News

Md. County Adds 16 Bolt EVs

Photo courtesy of Montgomery County

Montgomery County, Md., has purchased 16 new Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicles (EVs) at a cost of $622,254. These additions bring the county up to 243 electric and hybrid vehicles.

Tags: Montgomery County, Alternative Fuels, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Chevrolet Bolt EV

June 5, 2017 - Industry News

Tulsa Opens Public CNG Station

Photo courtesy of City of Tulsa

The City of Tulsa, Okla., is opening its second public compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station on June 8. It will be used to fuel its fleet vehicles and will be open to the public.

Tags: Alternative Fuels, City of Tulsa, CNG Fueling Stations

June 5, 2017 - Industry News

More Fleets Choose XL Hybrids' Plug-In Hybrid F-150

Photo of XL Hybrid Ford F-150 courtesy of Ford Motor Co.

Three of the latest companies that intend to add XLP F-150s to their fleet include the City of Long Beach, Calif., Southern California Edison (SCE), and Tampa Electric (TECO).

June 5, 2017 - Press Release

Workhorse to Exhibit Plug-In Pickup at EUFMC

Workhorse will exhibit the new W-15 range-extended electric pickup truck at the 2017 Electric Utilities Fleet Managers Conference in Williamsburg, Va., June 4-7.

Tags: Workhorse, EUFMC, Workhorse W-15, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles

May 31, 2017 - Industry News

Ind. City Unveils CNG Patrol Cars

Photo courtesy of Muncie Sanitary District

Each vehicle is equipped with bi-fuel compressed natural gas (CNG) systems, capable of carrying 8.5 gasoline gallon equivalents (GGEs) of CNG as well as regular gasoline.

Tags: Alternative Fuels, Compressed Natural Gas, Police

May 31, 2017 - Industry News

Cummins Approves Renewable Diesel for Medium-Duty Engines

Photo: Cummins

Cummins announced that its B4.5, B6.7 and L9 engine platforms are compatible with certain kinds of renewable diesel fuels.

Tags: Cummins, Diesel Engines, Renewable Diesel

May 31, 2017 - Press Release

U.S. Bank Updates Voyager Fleet Card to Cover EV Charging

Photo courtesy of U.S. Bank

U.S. Bank is teaming up with ChargePoint, the world’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging network, to offer Voyager Network Fleet Card acceptance at tens of thousands of ChargePoint charging ports throughout the United States.

Tags: ChargePoint, Voyager Fuel Card, EV Charging Stations

May 26, 2017 - Industry News

Hyundai Explains Ioniq Roll-Out Strategy

Phot of Hyundai's Ioniq Electric by Vince Taroc.

Hyundai has started selling two of its three 2017 Ioniq models with a roll-out strategy that prioritizes zero-emissions states with the battery-electric model.

Tags: Hyundai, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Hyundai Ioniq

May 25, 2017 - Industry News

Trump’s Budget Slashes Vehicle Technology Funding

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President Trump’s 2018 proposed budget slashes the Department of Energy’s Vehicle Technology program funding, reducing it by nearly 74%. The cuts include terminating funding for the Clean Cities program.

Tags: Research, Alternative Fuels, Federal Grants, Donald Trump, Clean Cities

May 24, 2017 - Industry News

Fla. City Adopts E-85

Photo via Flickr/Idaho National Laboratory

Unlike gasoline, which is delivered to the city by cargo ship, E-85 is transported by rail and is less likely to be delayed during severe weather or hurricanes.

Tags: Ethanol, Biofuels, E85, Ethanol Blends, Alternative Fuels

May 22, 2017 - Industry News

Next-Gen Smart Fortwo Electric Starts at $24,550

Photo of 2017 Smart Fortwo Electric Drive courtesy of MBUSA.

Mercedes-Benz has reduced the price of the Smart Fortwo Electric Drive by $1,200 to $24,550 for a battery EV that increases range and decreases charging time as it enters its fourth generation.

Tags: Smart Fortwo, Pricing, Subcompact Cars, Battery-Electric Vehicles, 2017-MY

May 18, 2017 - Industry News

Nissan Teases Next-Gen Leaf

Photo courtesy of Nissan.

Nissan's next-generation battery-electric Leaf will provide "intelligent zero-emissions mobility," the company said ahead of the vehicle's introduction later this year.

Tags: Nissan, Nissan Leaf, Battery-Electric Vehicles

May 17, 2017 - Press Release

PERC Launches Online Propane Resource for Municipalities

Screencapture of www.propane.com/municipality

The Propane Education & Research Council has added a new page to its website solely focused on helping public organizations learn how propane maintenance equipment can improve their grounds maintenance operations.

Tags: PERC, Propane Autogas, Alternative Fuels, Mowers

May 17, 2017 - Industry News

NYC Adds Auto-Braking Vehicles, Solar EV Chargers

New York City's 30 solar carports wil charge electric vehicles completely off the grid. Photo courtesy of NYC DCAS

New York City is rolling out auto-braking vehicles, expanding solar electric vehicle charging carports, and working to promote safety in the city’s automotive high schools.

Tags: New York City, Alternative Fuels, Safety, EV Charging Stations, Vision Zero, Solar Charging

May 15, 2017 - Industry News

Calif. City Debuts Near-Zero Emission Refuse Truck

Photo courtesy of City of Long Beach

The City of Long Beach, Calif., unveiled a new municipal refuse truck at the Advanced Clean Transportation Expo, the first in the country to employ Cummins’ near-zero emissions natural gas engine.

Tags: City of Long Beach, Cummins Westport ISL G, Refuse Fleets, Natural Gas Vehicles

May 10, 2017 - Industry News

San Francisco to Replace Passenger Fleet with ZEVs

Photo via Flickr/Myrtle Beach TheDigitel

The City and County of San Francisco has passed an ordinance that mandates the purchase of zero-emission and plug-in hybrid passenger vehicles for the fleet. The ordinance affects 400 passenger cars.

Tags: Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Alternative Fuels, City of San Francisco, Elected Leaders, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Zero-Emission Vehicles

May 9, 2017 - Industry News

U.S. Navy and Marine Corps Unveil 205 EVs

Photo courtesy of ChargePoint

One hundred and four battery-electric vehicles will go to Navy installations, and 101 will go to Marine Corps installations.

Tags: ChargePoint, Ford Focus Electric, U.S. Navy, Battery-Electric Vehicles, U.S. Marine Corps

May 9, 2017 - Product News

Peterbilt Adds Three Model 520 Configurations, Shows Electric Demo

Photo by Peterbilt.

Peterbilt showcased three new cab configurations of the Model 520 refuse truck and displayed a battery-electric demo version at the WasteExpo 2017 show in New Orleans.

Tags: Peterbilt, Refuse Fleets, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Model 520, Ergonomics

May 5, 2017 - Industry News

Calif. Nearly Halfway to 2025 Zero-Emission Vehicle Goal

The approximately 68,000 zero-emissions vehicles (ZEV) sold in California in 2016 represented almost half of the sales level mandated by the state's ZEV mandate for 2025.

Tags: California, Zero-Emission Vehicles, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Battery-Electric Vehicles

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