May 29, 2013 - Industry News
Santa Clara County in California will construct a compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station at the fleet management facility in San Jose and has plans to convert 25% of its vehicles to CNG within 10 years.
Tags: CNG fueling station, Santa Clara County, CNG, Natural Gas, California
February 6, 2013 - Industry News
The City of Beverly Hills, Calif., recently opened its new compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station. The new station will fuel the City’s growing fleet of CNG vehicles, which now includes four new refuse trucks.
Tags: CARB, SCAQMD, California, Refuse trucks, CNG vehicles, CNG fueling station, City of Beverly Hills
January 30, 2013 - Industry News
To conduct the overview of National City's fleet and come up with recommendations, regional planning organization Sandag partnered with the California Center for Sustainable Energy (CCSE).
Tags: California, CNG vehicles, Hybrids, City of National City
May 21, 2012 - Industry News
FULLERTON, CA - The City will be able to collect revenue from private vehicle owners who choose to fuel up at the CNG station.
Tags: CNG, California, CNG fueling station, City of Fullerton, Mobile Source Air Reduction Review Committee, Grant funding
February 27, 2012 - Industry News
SACRAMENTO - California fleets purchasing or leasing the 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid or the 2012 Chevrolet Volt with Low Emissions Package can apply for $1,500 rebates through the Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP).
Tags: Plug-in Hybrid, California, Grant funding, Chevrolet Volt, Prius Plug-in Hybrid
January 27, 2012 - Industry News
NAPA, CA – The City of Napa, Calif.’s fleet management division has launched into the New Year with a renewed ASE Blue Seal of Excellence certification and a new “green” designation from the State of California.
Tags: Blue Seal of Excellence, California, ASE, City of Napa, California Certified Green Station
January 23, 2012 - Industry News
TORRANCE, CA - Steve Center, vice president of the Environmental Business Development Office at American Honda, presented a key to the vehicle to Torrance’s Mayor Frank Scotto.
Tags: Honda, California, electric vehicle, 2013-MY, Honda Fit EV, City of Torrance
December 12, 2011 - Industry News
LOS ANGELES - The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) has extended and amended an electric vehicle testing program with BYD Motors Inc.
Tags: BYD, California, electric vehicle, Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles
October 12, 2011 - Industry News
SACRAMENTO, CA - $11 million of funding is still available to California fleets, public or private, to purchase hybrid or electric buses and trucks through the California Hybrid Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project.
Tags: California, Grant funding, hybrid electric vehicles, electric vehicle, HVIP
September 2, 2011 - Industry News
LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Dept. of Public Works and Los Angeles County are participating in a hybrid truck development project with Odyne Systems.
Tags: hybrid, Odyne, California, hybrid trucks, Los Angeles Department of Public Works, Los Angeles County
June 9, 2011 - Industry News
SANTA ROSA, CA – The Bay Area Climate Collaborative selected Sonoma County as the most “EV-Ready Community” for 2011.
Tags: California, electric vehicle, EV charging station, Sonoma County, City of Vacaville
SAN BERNARDINO, CA – San Bernardino’s Fleet Management Division purchased new CNG and LNG vehicles during this budget cycle in its effort to further green the fleet.
Tags: CNG, LNG, Blue Seal of Excellence, California, ASE, City of San Bernardino
June 2, 2011 - Industry News
PICO RIVERA, CA – The City of Whittier has purchased three Ford Fusion hybrids for its Public Safety Division with South Coast Air Quality Management District funds.
Tags: hybrid, California, Ford Fusion Hybrid, City of Whittier
May 2, 2011 - Industry News
SAN MATEO, CA – The county of San Mateo has urged the Public Works Department to commission a new study of the operational costs associated with hybrid vehicles.
Tags: hybrid, California, cost of ownership, City of San Mateo
March 25, 2011 - Industry News
MANTECA, CA - The City of Manteca, located north of Modesto in northern California, has taken delivery of its first Hydraulic Launch Assist (Eaton HLA) solid waste collection vehicle (SWCV).
Tags: California, City of Manteca, hybrid refuse truck, SCWV, Eaton HLA
November 8, 2010 - Industry News
NEW YORK - A report from the National Resources Defense Council on oil dependence ranked California highest in its policies to promote clean energy technologies and reduce oil dependence. In addition, it stated that 25 states currently have policies mandating stronger fuel efficiency standards for the state fleet.
Tags: California, fuel management
September 13, 2010 - Industry News
SACRAMENTO, CA - California law now requires all automotive service providers performing automotive maintenance or repair services in the state (including public fleet repair facilities) to properly check and inflate the tires of the light vehicles they are repairing.
Tags: greenhouse gases, tire pressure, California
May 28, 2010 - Industry News
LOS ANGELES - During a recent press event, Governor Schwarzenegger sat in the i-MiEV and later spoke to a panel of reporters about the battery electric vehicle being representative of the technology necessary to tackle the sustainable transportation challenges facing California.
Tags: Mitsubishi, California, i MiEV
February 12, 2010 - Industry News
SACRAMENTO, CA - As of Feb. 12, approximately $11 million is left in the California Hybrid Voucher Incentive Program. All fleets with trucks operating in California are eligible for up to 100 vouchers each, on a first-come, first-served basis.
Tags: funding, California, truck fleet
February 1, 2010 - Industry News
SACRAMENTO - In an effort to study plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) performance, the California Department of General Services will take part in a two-year experiment to determine the benefits of driving PHEVs.
Tags: California, hybrid electric vehicles, electric vehicle
January 15, 2010 - Industry News
SACRAMENTO, CA - The State of California has adopted a used oil recycling program that promotes and develops alternatives to the illegal disposal of used oil.
December 21, 2009 - Industry News
SACRAMENTO - California taxpayers keeping a watchful eye on state agency expenses, including state-owned vehicles, have prompted action by government officials.
Tags: California, State Fleet
April 27, 2009 - Press Release
SEAL BEACH, CA – The State of California's Air Resources Board recently adopted a regulation to implement Governor Schwarzenegger's Low Carbon Fuel Standard calling for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from California's transportation fuels by 10 percent by 2020.
Tags: Natural Gas, Air Resources Board, California, Clean Energy Fuels
April 13, 2009 - Industry News
SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $1.73 million to the California Air Resources Board to support clean diesel projects and loan programs.
Tags: funding, Emissions, California, EPA
January 12, 2009 - Industry News
SACRAMENTO, CA - The state of California spent $145.1 million to buy just over 45.5 million gallons of gasoline, diesel and alternative fuels for its vehicles and equipment during the 2007-08 fiscal year.
Tags: Green, California, Budget Rent A Car
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