May 8, 2013 - Industry News
The Colorado Energy Office and Garfield Clean Energy have partnered to launch Refuel Colorado Fleets, which is a pilot project designed to provide education to fleets interested in incorporating alternative-fuel vehicles into their operations.
Tags: Alternative-fuel vehicles, State of Colorado, Colorado Energy Office
May 3, 2013 - Industry News
West Virginia University’s National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium (NAFTC) has developed a smartphone app and full training programs for emergency responders being called to help with highway accidents involving specific electric drive and alternative fuel vehicles.
Tags: vehicle safety, Alternative-fuel vehicles, First responders, NAFTC
April 29, 2013 - Industry News
The City of Beloit is conducting a study in order to create a plan to reduce the City’s petroleum usage, fleet-related costs, and greenhouse gas emissions.
Tags: Wisconsin, Alternative-fuel vehicles, State of Wisconsin, Fleet study, City of Beloit
March 15, 2013 - Industry News
U.S. President Barack Obama delivered a speech at Argonne National Laboratory on Friday, March 15, where he described his proposal for a new U.S. Energy Security Trust.
Tags: Alternative-fuel vehicles, federal incentives, federal regulation, CAFE standards, White House
March 7, 2013 - Industry News
The City of Phoenix, Ariz.’s Mayor Greg Stanton, Vice Mayor Bill Gates, and other community leaders unveiled Phoenix’s new compressed natural gas (CNG) solid waste trucks and its newly enhanced slow-fill fueling station in mid-February.
Tags: Alternative-fuel vehicles, Refuse trucks, CNG vehicles, CNG fueling station, Arizona, City of Phoenix
February 20, 2013 - Industry News
Colorado 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.
Tags: Legislation, Alternative-fuel vehicles, State Fleet, State of Colorado
December 12, 2012 - Industry News
INDIANAPOLIS – Beyond plug-in hybrids and EVs, the City’s goal is to have all of its sedans, other light-duty vehicles, its heavy-duty units, and its police vehicles equipped with alternative powertrain types by 2025.
Tags: PHEVs, Alternative-fuel vehicles, electric vehicle, CNG vehicles, EVs, City of Indianapolis, Indiana
August 16, 2012 - Industry News
WASHINGTON - Some federal agencies had notable increases, according to a Government Accountability Office report, including the Dept. of the Interior and the Dept. of Veterans Affairs.
Tags: Alternative-fuel vehicles, GAO, Federal fleet
August 9, 2012 - Industry News
CHATTANOOGA, TN – Chattanooga Mayor Ron Littlefield's Executive Order No. 2012-01 states that by 2015, at least 25% of new light-duty vehicles acquired by City agencies must be alternative-fuel vehicles, one of various mandates to reduce energy use.
Tags: Alternative-fuel vehicles, City of Chattanooga, Green policy
March 14, 2012 - Press Release
WALDORF, MD - The Charles County Technology Council (CCTC), in partnership with Waldorf Fleet Services and Ecotality, is having an event focusing on fleets using alternative-fuel vehicles.
Tags: Propane, Alternative-fuel vehicles, electric vehicle, industry event, Charles County Technology Council
January 5, 2012 - Industry News
RICHMOND, VA - The State of Virginia would use federal funds to pay the difference between the cost of traditional fuel vehicles and alternative-fuel vehicles, or for vehicle conversions.
Tags: Alternative-fuel vehicles, State of Virginia, alternative-fuel conversion
October 25, 2011 - Industry News
PITTSBURGH - The Townships of Peters, Upper St. Clair, and North Strabane are among the fleets participating in an alternative fuel study with Pittsburgh Region Clean Cities to determine the feasibility of converting their vehicles to alt-fuel.
Tags: Alternative-fuel vehicles, CNG vehicles, Pittsburgh Clean Cities
September 7, 2011 - Industry News
INDIANAPOLIS - Greater Indiana Clean Cities is offering alternative-fuel vehicle grants to government entities and other organizations with fleets in Indiana.
Tags: Alternative-fuel vehicles, grant, State of Indiana, Indiana Clean Cities
September 1, 2011 - Industry News
KANSAS CITY, MO - Kansas City has converted its vehicles to a range of alternative fuels and power sources, including compressed natural gas, biodiesel, and electricity.
Tags: Alternative-fuel vehicles, City of Kansas City, Missouri, National League of Cities
July 27, 2011 - Industry News
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Postal Service released its sustainability report earlier this month, which detailed its progress related to improving its fleet's fuel economy.
Tags: Alternative-fuel vehicles, USPS, Federal fleet, US Postal Service
July 13, 2011 - Industry News
STOCKBRIDGE, GA – On July 27, Clean Cities Atlanta will be holding an event called Advancing the Choice 2011: Fleets and Alternative Fuels.
Tags: Clean Cities, Alternative-fuel vehicles, Clean Cities Atlanta
RICHMOND, VA – Virginia's Governor Bob McDonnell signed two bills that promote the use of alternative fuels in the State fleet and an executive order that sets a development path for the State’s alternative fuel plan.
Tags: Alternative-fuel vehicles, State of Virginia, Alternative Fuels
April 4, 2011 - Industry News
BOSTON – Massachusetts has awarded $3.6M in grants to the State’s 18 newly selected “Green Communities.” Part of these funds will go to alt-fuel vehicle and "green" vehicle technology purchases.
Tags: hybrid, Alternative-fuel vehicles, Green Communities, Massachusetts
March 31, 2011 - Industry News
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration's plan cited the GSA’s purchase of 5,603 hybrid vehicles in 2010, which doubled the number in the federal fleet, as progress toward the goal of greater energy independence.
Tags: hybrid, Biodiesel, GSA, Alternative-fuel vehicles, electric vehicle, Federal fleet
March 14, 2011 - Industry News
BELLEVUE, WA - The City of Bellevue, Wash. plans to convert one-third of its fleet of 345 light-duty vehicles (out of a total fleet of 1,119 vehicles) to hybrids by the end of 2011.
Tags: hybrid, E-85, Biodiesel, Alternative-fuel vehicles, Washington, City of Bellevue
March 7, 2011 - Industry News
WASHINGTON - A GAO report found conflicting goals and guidelines for energy efficiency and alternative-fuel usage in the federal civilian and non-tactical military vehicle fleet.
Tags: Government Fleets, Alternative-fuel vehicles, Governemnt Accountability Office, GAO
February 24, 2011 - Industry News
DAVIS, CA - UC Davis's Fleet Services division is adding hybrid, PHEV, electric, and CNG vehicles to its fleet this year.
Tags: Alternative-fuel vehicles, university fleets
February 14, 2011 - Industry News
AUSTIN, TEXAS – The City of Austin has earned a $5 million grant to purchase alternative-fuel and/or hybrid vehicles and its Fleet Services Division Centers 1,5, and 6 achieved the ASE Blue Seal of Excellence.
Tags: hybrid, municipal fleets, Alternative-fuel vehicles, ASE
June 17, 2010 - Industry News
MONTGOMERY, AL - Alabama state officials recently had a first-hand look at vehicles that will help save money and make their vehicle fleets environmentally friendly.
Tags: Green, Alternative-fuel vehicles
October 29, 2008 - Industry News
BINGHAMTON, NY – Broome County officials are exploring the use of zero emission, 100 percent electric cars. The County has been researching alternative vehicles to reduce expenses and improve its fleet operations.
Tags: Alternative-fuel vehicles
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