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Hawaii Utilities Hope to Boost EV Adoption

Eight key organizations have agreed to collaborate on electrification of ground transportation in Hawaii as an essential part of achieving the state’s clean energy goals.

December 30, 2016

Government Fleet's Top 10 Articles for 2016

Government Fleet's Top 10 Articles for 2016

Police-related articles continue to dominate Government-fleet.com as the most popular topic for 2016. Popular stories about law enforcement cover patrol vehicles, equipment, and upfitting.

December 28, 2016

Calif. City Switching to Renewable Diesel

Calif. City Switching to Renewable Diesel

The City of Walnut Creek, Calif., announced it will begin using renewable diesel to fuel its diesel-powered fleet. This move will reduce the city's diesel emissions by more than 60 percent.

September 11, 2015

Calif. City Debuts Near-Zero Emission Refuse Truck

Calif. City Debuts Near-Zero Emission Refuse Truck

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.

May 15, 2017

Two Calif. Counties Make the Switch to Renewable Diesel
XL Hybrids Gets Latest CARB Approval

XL Hybrids Gets Latest CARB Approval

XL Hybrids has received approval for plug-in hybrid electric (PHEV) Ford F-150 pickup trucks in the Golden State of California.

January 8, 2018

CNG Workshop Scheduled for Cleveland

The Earth Day Coalition (EDC) has scheduled a compressed natural gas workshop for fleet managers in the Cleveland area on Jan. 27, the group has announced.

January 6, 2017

Elite Fleets Tackle New Initiatives

Elite Fleets Tackle New Initiatives

The 2016 Elite Fleets — former No. 1 public fleet operations — have implemented new projects in the past year as they work on continuous improvement.

July 20, 2016

Federal Grants Fund Green Tech Despite Uncertain Future
Pittsburgh Orders First EVs

Pittsburgh Orders First EVs

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

June 21, 2017

San Diego to Tap Replacement Fund for 'Critical' Vehicles

San Diego to Tap Replacement Fund for 'Critical' Vehicles

The City of San Diego has begun using a $16-million reserve fund to immediately replace aging fleet vehicles that have been deemed 'critical,' and will consider leasing, financing, and other funding options to close its replacement backlog.

March 22, 2016

Public Sector Fleet Manager of the Year Finalists Announced
New Renewable Diesel Fuel Gaining Ground

New Renewable Diesel Fuel Gaining Ground

A new kind of renewable diesel fuel is gaining greater adoption because it's nearly indistinguishable from petroleum-based counterparts and offers a higher quality biofuel to meet federal mandates as well as customer demand, according to federal data.

November 10, 2015

San Francisco to Replace Passenger Fleet with ZEVs

San Francisco to Replace Passenger Fleet with ZEVs

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.

May 10, 2017

Baltimore’s Financing Model Slashes Fleet Replacement Backlog
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