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October 11, 2016

Calif. to Purchase 50% ZEVs by 2025

The State of California has increased its zero emission vehicle (ZEV) purchasing mandates for state agencies, bumping it up to 50% of light-duty replacement vehicles by 2025.

August 25, 2016

California Toughens Greenhouse Gas Emission Rules

California is set to approve even tougher air-quality controls that would further reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, after the state Legislature passed Senate Bill 32 on Aug. 24.

July 12, 2016

XL Hybrids Vans Granted Voucher Eligibility in Calif.

Fleets who deploy XL Hybrids vans for delivery or service uses in California can now defray the cost of the conversion with a $2,500 voucher, the company has announced.

June 16, 2016

Calif. County Cutting Emissions With PHEVs

Napa County will continue to look at adding solar projects and recently purchased the first two plug-in hybrids for its fleet with the possibility of adding more.

June 1, 2016

California Bill Requires Ignition Locks for Drunk Drivers

The California Senate has unanimously approved new legislation that would require ignition interlocks for all drunk-driving offenders in the state.

May 10, 2016

Calif. Exceeding Zero-Emission Vehicle Goal

Nearly 12% of new light-duty vehicle purchases made by California state agencies are now zero-emission, exceeding Gov. Jerry Brown’s goal of 10% set forth in a 2012 executive order.

April 22, 2016

49-Station EV Charging Center Opens in Calif.

The Santa Clara Electric Vehicle Charging Center features 48 Level 2 chargers and one DC Fast Charger.

March 1, 2016

Impacts of Politics on Fleet Management

The modern fleet manager and the companies that serve them need to keep an eye on the political process. They need to watch not just the economic trends, but the political ones as well. Those trends are going to determine what vehicles are available and what they cost.

January 26, 2016

Researchers to Develop Low-NOx NG Engines for California

UK-based Ricardo Inc. says it will partner with the Gas Technology Institute to design the engines to emit fewer NOx emissions while powering medium-duty commercial vehicles.

January 11, 2016

Video Safety Tip: Driving in a Downpour

The California Office of Traffic Safety offers advice on what adjustments drivers need to take during rainy conditions.

January 11, 2016

How to Drive in the Rain

In this video, The Los Angeles Times pokes fun at both California drivers and PSAs but also manages to share some practical tips on driving in the rain. For the full fleet safety tip, click here.

January 7, 2016

Navy Solicits Lease Deal for EVs

The U.S. Department of the Navy has posted a solicitation to commercially lease between 400 and 600 battery-electric vehicles for use at the Navy and Marine Corps installations in California.

December 16, 2015

Calif. and Pa. Offer Alternative-Fuel Grants

State regulators in Pennsylvania and California have introduced new assistance programs to create wider adoption of alternative fuel vehicles and technology, the states announced separately.

December 9, 2015

Calif. Mandates Renewable Diesel Purchases for State Agencies

The California Department of General Services is now requiring state agencies to buy renewable diesel when making bulk fuel purchases for diesel-powered vehicles and equipment, the agency has announced.

November 12, 2015

L.A. County Cuts Fleet Car Washing Frequency

The Los Angeles County government has made an effort to cut back on the amount of times fleet vehicles are washed, allowing employees to do so only once a month.

October 23, 2015

California Agencies to Expand Plug-In EV Use

The U.S. Navy and Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) will expand their use of plug-in electric vehicles and hybrids with new initiatives announced at the Drive the Dream 2015 event earlier this month.

October 21, 2015

Toyota Shows 'Back to the Future'-Inspired Mirai

To promote the selling of its Mirai hydrogen fuel cell vehicle, Toyota showed a version of the vehicle inspired by the "Back to the Future" movies that used Oct. 21, 2015 as the date where its 1980s lead character travels into the future.

September 25, 2015

SoCalGas Opens Public CNG Station in Calif.

Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) has completed a public-access compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station for the City of Monterey Park, Calif., the energy provider announced.

September 18, 2015

Calif. County Demonstrates RNG Tech

A number of project partners demonstrated a new technology for converting forest waste into renewable natural gas (RNG) in Placer County, Calif.

September 14, 2015

Calif. Refuse District Opens CNG Station

Midway City Sanitary District (MCSD) has opened a new compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling facility in Westminster, Calif., the waste management agency announced.


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