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June 7, 2016

Yale Considers Carbon Tax for Fleet

Yale University launched a self-imposed carbon tax program earlier this year that levies charges against a number of its departments regarding the amount of carbon used, which is something the university is considering applying to its fleet.

March 29, 2016

Brinks Names Global Fleet Manager

Charlie Schott was named global fleet manager for Brinks. He assumed this position in September 2015.

January 21, 2011

Springboard Biodiesel Successfully Targets Campus Market

CHICO, CA - Springboard Biodiesel, a clean-tech manufacturer based in Chico, Calif., announced that more than 50 universities and school systems in the United States now own and operate the company's BioPro biodiesel processor.

January 5, 2011

Study: U.S. Road Fatalities Down 22%

ANN ARBOR, MI - Over the past five years, road fatalities in the United States have fallen 22 percent, primarily because of the poor economy and the increased prevalence of air bags, according to University of Michigan researchers.

September 14, 2010

Institute, Toyota Studying Impact of Plug-in Hybrids

BOULDER, CO - The University of Colorado at Boulder's Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute (RASEI) is partnering with Toyota to study the impact of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHVs) in a "smart grid" environment.

July 27, 2010

UC Berkeley to Study EV Market Barriers

SACRAMENTO, CA - The California Energy Commission has awarded $2.5 million for research projects tackling a range of issues including climate change, electric fuel and energy storage.

January 12, 2010

Cellulosic Ethanol Plant to Open in Tennessee

VONOR, TN --- DuPont Danisco Cellulosic Ethanol LLC (DDCE) and University of Tennessee/Genera Energy LLC will hold a grand opening celebration on Jan. 29 for one of the nation's first cellulosic ethanol demonstration plants.

December 1, 2009

University of S. Carolina Unveils Fleet Greening Plan

COLUMBIA, SC --- The University of South Carolina on Tuesday, Dec. 1, unveiled its "Genesis 2015 Initiative," a plan that seeks to create a campus with 90 percent fewer carbon-dioxide emissions from its fleet of vehicles within five years.

August 3, 2009

Bacteria Might Improve Cellulosic Ethanol Production

GAINESVILLE, FL --- Researchers from the University of Florida have found that bacteria growing in the wood of the sweetgum tree or "alligator tree" may improve the process of making cellulosic ethanol.

December 15, 2008

Researchers Study Potential of Used Coffee Grounds as Biodiesel Feedstock

RENO, NV --- Researchers at the University of Nevada have concluded that waste coffee grounds can provide a cheap and environmentally friendly source for production of biodiesel fuel.

October 1, 2008

Study Raises Questions About Booster Seat Safety

ARLINGTON, VA — A new study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute evaluates booster seats.

September 15, 2008

Mike Albert Named 2008 Tri-State Family Business of the Year

CINCINNATI – Mike Albert Vehicle Fleet Management has announced its designation as the 2008 Tri-State Family Business of the Year, presented by the University of Cincinnati's Goering Center for Family and Private Business.

June 4, 2008

University Study Shows Why Cell Phones and Driving Don’t Mix

COLUMBIA, S.C. --- The notion that talking on a cell phone while driving a car isn't safe seems obvious, yet what happens in the brain while it juggles the two tasks is not.

April 4, 2008

AAA Identifies Special Vehicle Features for Aging Drivers

NEW YORK – AAA, in partnership with the University of Florida's National Older Driver Research and Training Center (NODRTC), has released its Smart Features for Mature Drivers, which identifies vehicle features that can assist drivers with visual, physical, and mental changes that are frequently encountered as they age.

March 14, 2008

Bacteria Research Leads to New Ethanol Process

COLLEGE PARK, Md. --- University of Maryland research that started with bacteria from the Chesapeake Bay has led to a process that may be able to convert large volumes of all kinds of plant products -- from leftover brewer's mash to paper trash -- into ethanol and other biofuel alternatives to gasoline.

February 27, 2008

UNC Honored for Reduced Fuel Use

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The University of North Carolina in Charlotte received the Centralina Clean Fuels Coalition’s annual Clean Cities award for its fuel-reduction program and its move toward alternative-fuel vehicles.

February 6, 2008

University Pushes Ahead With Biodiesel

WASHINGTON – The University of Washington Motor Pool is pushing ahead with its plans to utilize biodiesel in its diesel-powered vehicles.

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