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February 16, 2018

Calif. City’s Climate Plan Focuses on Vehicle Electrification

The City of San Jose, Calif., released its Climate Smart San Jose, which includes a goal to expand fleet electrification as quickly as possible and further research the implications of autonomous vehicles on the fleet.

February 12, 2018

Calif. City Hires Fleet Manager

Jose Gallardo was named the fleet manager for the City of Concord, Calif., starting his new position Dec. 4, 2017.

February 12, 2018

PERC to Demo Emissions Reductions of Propane Autogas at Work Truck Show

PERC will host an interactive activity with prize giveaways for attendees in its booth that will help participants visualize the emissions reductions offered by propane autogas vehicles at the NTEA Work Truck Show from March 6 to 9 in Indianapolis.

February 7, 2018

Mich. City Updates Green Fleet Policy

The City of Ann Arbor's new Green Fleets Policy promotes the use of plug-in electric vehicles, which can be charged with solar-powered chargers, and supports continued fleet right-sizing.

February 5, 2018

Seattle Adds 156 EV Charging Stations to Power City Fleet

The City of Seattle has opened 156 new city-owned electric vehicle charging stations, joining 32 existing ones, to be used by fleet vehicles.

January 19, 2018

GoFlo CNG-80 Natural Gas Compressor

The compression capacity of the GoFlo CNG-80 compressor makes it cost-effective for smaller fleets of compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles, as well as for the initial deployment of CNG vehicles in larger fleets.

January 11, 2018

6 Innovations in Electric Vehicle Charging

The days of “dumb” electric vehicle (EV) chargers may soon be over. Here are six new or upcoming technologies that can change the way you charge your vehicles.

January 11, 2018

Quiz: How Well Do You Know Clean Fleets?

How is your knowledge of fleet greening? Take this quiz, provided by the Center for Sustainable Energy.

January 11, 2018

Low-Budget Greening for Fleets and Maintenance Facilities

From becoming a more environmentally friendly shop to increasing utilization and right-sizing vehicles, fleets can take a number of steps for a cleaner fleet and operation.

January 5, 2018

Va. City Creates Motor Pool, Purchases Nissan Leafs

The City of Roanoke, Va.'s new Vehicle Sharing Program will allow city employees to use Nissan Leafs, cut down on low-use fleet vehicles, and reduce the fleet's carbon footprint.

January 2, 2018

Colo. City to Convert Sewage Gas to RNG to Power Refuse Fleet

The City of Longmont, Colo., will convert biogas from its Waste Water Treatment Plant to renewable natural gas, which will be used to power the city's trash trucks.

December 13, 2017

Hawaii Counties to Transition Fleets to Renewable Energy by 2035

Leaders from four counties in Hawaii have signed a commitment to transform ground transportation to 100% renewable fuel sources by 2045, beginning with the transition of all their fleet vehicles by 2035.

December 12, 2017

Calif. Fleet Association Announces Year of Training

The Municipal Equipment Maintenance Association (MEMA) of Southern California will offer advanced technical training classes for its membership throughout 2018, with the goal of no or nominal cost to members.

December 1, 2017

Ready or Not, Electrification Is Coming

We’re not where we need to be with battery technology and the whole herd seems to be betting that a magical new solution will appear in time to save us all. I sure hope they are right.

November 28, 2017

S.C. City Collects Cooking Oil to Power Fleet

Since launching in 2009, the City of Columbia, S.C.'s cooking oil recycling program has collected an average of 1,000 gallons of used oil per year, which is converted to biodiesel and used to power the city fleet.

November 22, 2017

New York Municipality Adds EVs, Charging Stations

The City of Yonkers, N.Y., recently completed $400,000 of clean energy projects, including the purchase of hybrid electric city vehicles and the construction of nine charging stations.

November 8, 2017

Construction Begins on Okla. CNG Station

The Tulsa station — Sparq’s 10th compressed natural gas (CNG) station across its multi-state network — will begin construction immediately, with a target to open by the end of 2017.

November 1, 2017

Chevrolet Bolt EV Patrol Car Hits the Streets in Md.

Sgt. Richard Hartnett, technical services & electric vehicles project manager for the Hyattsville Police Department in Maryland, believes his agency has the first Chevrolet Bolt patrol vehicle in the country.

October 27, 2017

EV Charging Pilot Minimizes Calif. County’s Energy Use Spikes

Alameda County, Calif., is working on an electric vehicle (EV) charging pilot. Called the Smart Charging Pilot Program, it allows the building’s EV chargers to communicate and the DC fast charger to override other chargers when it’s in use.

October 27, 2017

Study: Slow EV Transition Could Save Minneapolis Fleet Costs

A new electric vehicle (EV) adoption feasibility study of the City of Minneapolis’ fleet found that a slow transition to electric vehicles over the next 10 years could result in operational savings.

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