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Photo courtesy of Toyota. These Factors Are Impacting Sales of Alternative Fuel Vehicles
While hybrid vehicle sales are increasing, the total percentage of overall sales is not. Alternative-fuel vehicles are still garnering interest, but several factors are impacting sales.
Photo courtesy of Schwan's Home Service. Schwan's Gains Economic Benefits From Propane Autogas
Schwan's Home Service prevented the emission of a cumulative 31,450 tons of greenhouse gases in one year by using propane autogas.
Fueling Your Natural Gas Vehicle
Fleets looking to switch to natural-gas-fueled vehicles can reduce fuel costs by up to 40 percent or more. Understanding the variations in fueling station types, and how the fleet needs to fuel, can help in making the decision.
How to Create a Sustainable Green Fleet Policy
Implementing a well thought-out green fleet policy can cut both costs and emissions — yielding benefits for fleets, communities, and beyond.
What's New with Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles
While electric vehicles have captured the imagination of the public at large, fleets continue to lag behind. In every vehicle’s future, advocates see electric potential.

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Photo via Wikimedia.
Natural Gas Vehicle Sales Fall 6.5 Percent
While the NGV medium- and heavy-duty segments increased by 30 percent and 24 percent respectively, the NGV light-duty segment decreased by 34 percent.
Congressmen Call For Fair Taxes On Alt Fuels
A bi-partisan group of congressmen seeking a fair excise tax on liquefied natural gas and propane introduced the Alternative Fuel Tax Parity Actwas on Thursday. Reps. Todd Young (R-IN), John Larson (D-CT), Mac Thornberry (R-TX), and Ron Kind (D-WI) jointly authored the bill.
Photo of Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid powertrain courtesy of GM.
GM Revives Malibu Hybrid for 2016
General Motors is offering a new Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid for the 2016 model year using technology from the 2016 Volt.
Photo via Ben and Jerry's Twitter account.
Ben and Jerry's Using Ice Cream-Dispensing Tesla
In an effort to promote climate awareness, Ben and Jerry’s has converted a Tesla into an ice cream vehicle. The campaign is also bringing along its converted B100 biodiesel truck.
Photo Wikipedia.
House Members Seek to End Ethanol Mandate
A bi-partisan group of members of the U.S. House of Representatives have introduced legislation that would end the ethanol mandate, following a similar measure introduced in the U.S. Senate in late February.
Chart: U.S. Energy Information Administration
Biodiesel Imports Plummet 36 Percent
After reaching record levels in 2013, United States imports of biomass-based diesel fuel (both biodiesel and renewable diesel) fell 36 percent, to 333 million gallons in 2014.
Photo courtesy of Ford.
Ford Using Recycled Plastic Bottles in F-150 Seats
Ford has begun using a material known as Repreve that's derived from recycled plastic bottles to manufacture the cloth seats of the 2015 F-150 pickup and four other vehicles.
Photo: Waste Management
Waste Management Opens Public CNG Station in Calif.
Waste Management has opened a public-access compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station in Southern California to refuel Waste Management’s local fleet and sell CNG to commercial fleets and consumers.
Photo of 2014 Ford Fusion Hybrid courtesy of Ford.
Clean Diesel, Hybrid Registrations Post Double-Digit Gains
Clean diesel car and SUV vehicle registrations increased by 13.5 percent in 2014 over 2013, while hybrid car and SUV registrations increased by 15.1 percent.
Photo via Wikipedia.
Tesla Adds Charge Alert to Model S EV
Tesla is updating the software for its Model S to include safety connectivity features, including an alert designed to prevent drivers from accidentally running out of charge.

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