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Fleet managers focus on a greener 2017

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2017 has brought with it a variety of concerns for fleet managers up and down the country. Fleet news Green Cars Fleet Fleet management ULEV

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Antelope Valley Transit orders up to 85 electric buses from BYD; first US all-electric public transit fleet

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AVTA is anticipating a cost savings as a result of electrifying its fleet. Electric (Battery) Fleets Heavy-duty

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New York City To Deploy Vast Electric-Vehicle Fleet By 2025

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By 2025, New York City could deploy a vast fleet of electric cars, under a new plan announced by Mayor Bill de Blasio. It calls for replacing large numbers of municipal vehicles with electric cars, potentially giving New York the largest electric municipal fleet in the country. New York plug-in cars transportation policy fleet

Hyundai Supplies Five Tucson Fuel Cell Taxis To Paris Fleet

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Europe hydrogen taxi hydrogen fuel cell fleet Hyundai Tucson Fuel CellHyundai used the ongoing COP21 Paris climate-change talks as a backdrop to unveil a handful of hydrogen fuel-cell taxis. Five Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell crossovers were delivered to Parisian taxi service STEP (Société du Taxi Electrique Parisien) this week.

XL Hybrids upfit system now available to state & municipal fleets in all 50 states via Massachusetts public fleet contract

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This multi-year contract allows public fleets nationwide to purchase the XL3 Hybrid Electric Drive System as both an upfit and retrofit product through an established public contracting mechanism with competitive volume pricing. We’ve been told by some public fleets this process can take upwards of a year or more. Brief

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Select truck fleets boosted fuel economy 3% in 2015 compared to national Class 8 average

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Seventeen trucking fleets operating more than 62,000 tractors and 217,000 trailers recorded a 3% increase in fuel economy in 2015, saving an accumulative $501 million on fuel when compared to the 2015 national average fuel spend of 1.7 As a result of these investments, fleet-wide mpg increased from 6.87 to 7.06 in 2015.

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Efficient Drivetrains awarded bus fleet order for the City of Sheyang, China

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EDI) Awarded Bus Fleet Order for the City of Efficient Drivetrains, Inc. China Electric (Battery) Fleets Heavy-duty Hybrids Plug-ins

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Waitrose launches fleet of biomethane-fueled trucks with 500-mile range

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The UK supermarket group Waitrose has introduced a fleet of CNG (compressed natural gas)-powered trucks with a range of up to 500 miles. They trucks, which use advanced technology developed jointly with Scania and Agility Fuel Solutions, will be fueled with biomethane from CNG Fuels. They are quicker to refuel and easier to maintain. Brief

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30 cities join to explore $10 billion electric-car purchase

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cities is discussing a major purchase of electric cars for their municipal fleets. government fleet sales plug-in cars cities fleetWhile federal policies to reduce vehicular emissions of carbon dioxide are now back in the limelight, it's a different story on the state and local level. A group of 30 U.S.

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BVRLA report reveals true impact of UK’s ageing grey fleet

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A report commissioned by the British Vehicle Leasing and Rental Association (BVRLA) has revealed the full scale and impact grey fleet cars have on the.

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Portland Car2Go Car-Sharing Fleet To Get Bike Racks

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For Portlanders, that will soon be a real possibility, as 250 vehicles in its Car2Go fleet will get bike racks.

Audi of America to pilot shared fleet service in North Carolina before 2017 debut

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Audi of America is piloting the new service “Audi shared fleet” at a technology incubator in Durham, North Carolina ahead of a national rollout of the corporate car-sharing service in 2017. The test fleet will be housed at American Underground, a 115,000 square-foot technology incubator created on the former American Tobacco Co. Brie

Study finds testing the technology the strongest initial motivation for fleet managers adopting EVs

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According to a report from Frost and Sullivan (Kumar, 2013), fleet managers adopted more than half of EVs sold globally up to 2013. Resources.

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Electric Cars Bought By Fleets: Cost Still An Impediment

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You may not have thought much about it, but fleet managers could play a huge role in electric-car adoption. They''re the people whose job it is to buy and manage the huge fleets of vehicles operated by companies, government agencies, and other organizations.

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Crushed BMW ActiveE Test Fleet Headed For Scrapyard

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Just two weeks ago, drivers of the BMW ActiveE fleet of electric test vehicles were delighted to see that their cars would have a second life. BMW announced that it would redeploy 80 ActiveE electric cars to its DriveNow car-sharing program in San Francisco.

New car registrations cool in July, but fleet continues to grow

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Chevrolet Volts joins Enterprise rental fleet

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Enterprise Rent-a-Car is to become one of the first UK rental companies to offer the range-extended electric Chevrolet Volt on its rental fleet.

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Fleet Operators Favor New Rules For Fuel-Efficient Big Trucks

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As carmakers labor to meet tougher Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards for 2025, Federal regulators have turned their attention to commercial vehicles. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed standards that would improve the efficiency of a wide variety of vehicle classes--from large pickup trucks to 18-wheelers. Boosting.

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UPS places 50 advanced hydraulic hybrids in its fleet in time for holiday rush

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Fleets Hybrids Hydraulic HybridUnited Parcel Service, Inc., The first of the hydraulic hybrid systems were commissioned last week.

Prius+ added to London minicab fleet

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A new minicab service in London has turned to Toyota to ensure that its fleet meets its strict environmental criteria.

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Which City Will Have Most Hybrids, Electric Cars In Its Fleet?

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When it comes to deploying plug-in electric cars in municipal fleets, Indianapolis appears to be leading the way. The city announced last week that it will replace 425 non-police-pursuit vehicles with electric cars and plug-in hybrids by early 2016, as it works toward a goal of converting the entire fleet to "post-oil technology" by 2025.

Leaseplan profits grow as private leasing soars in UK, Netherlands and Belgium

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Leaseplan, a global leader in fleet management and driver mobility, has published its headline annual results for 2016 and the future looks bright.

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Renault ZOE joins Arras fleet

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The city first began pursuing its ambition sustainable development programme back in 2008, and began replacing i[.]. Electric cars Renault

Government fleet unashamedly un-green

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Referring to a question put to the Transport Secretary, Stephen Hammond by MP Chris Huhne about the emission levels of the Government’s cars, the [.].

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U.S. Air Force Unveils Fleet of 42 Electric Vehicles, Nissan Leafs Included, For V2G Tests

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Using large fleets of electric cars to store energy and feed it back into the grid when needed has become a hot topic among researchers. While the idea is still many years away from being practical on a broad scale, several parties have expressed interest in "vehicle-to-grid" (V2G) technology--including the U.S. Air Force.

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42-MPG Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Sedans Added To Hertz Rental Fleet

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Hertz is adding the mid-size sedan to its fleet as part of its "Green Traveler Collection" green rental-car program. The redesigned 2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid is now available to rent, in certain areas at least. This includes hybrids and diesels, as well as electric cars. Green Hertz Rental rental cars

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Four large West Coast cities unite to buy 24,000 electric cars

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That includes the thousands of cars and light trucks in the municipal fleets of large cities. Los Angeles California portland san francisco fleet sales plug-in cars Seattle cities fleet Washington State OregonWhen it comes to policy efforts aimed at promoting electric cars, the focus is usually on private passenger vehicles.

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Spanish cities deploy electric taxi fleet

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Electric taxis are the order of the day in Madrid and Barcelona; where a fleet of Nissan LEAF and e-NV200 electric vehicles are set to go to work.

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Lex partners with POD Point to charge up fleet market

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Many companies are considering transitioning to electric fleets to help their business operations keep down costs [.].

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One third of new transit buses will be electric in 2020, all by 2030: Proterra CEO

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mass transit fleet sales plug-in cars cities fleet Buses Public transport ProterraWhile electric cars continue to establish a beachhead in the consumer market, electric buses are making quick inroads with U.S. city transit authorities. But the CEO of electric-bus maker Proterra believes these vehicles will soon.

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TARC rolls out six new Proterra battery-electric buses; fleet total of 15

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With the six new buses, TARC’s all-electric fleet is the second largest of its kind in the country, and the largest east of the Mississippi.

Hertz Rental-Car Fleet Gets Greener, With Higher Average Fuel Economy

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Rental firm Hertz has released figures detailing the fuel efficiency of its fleet--and it''s now the most fuel-efficient in the rental industry. Along with efforts to introduce hybrid and electric vehicles to the company''s rental fleet, Hertz is benefiting from general increases in new vehicle fuel economy--which averaged 25.4

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Electric car fleet joins UEFA Champions League

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As the championship’s official vehicle sponsor, the carmaker brought a fleet of these electric vehicles (EVs) to Monaco for yeste[.].

Arval fleet surpasses 1m vehicles for first time

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Hybrid Police Cars Replacing Crown Vics: No Longer An Anomaly

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police Police car fleet sales NYPD fleetWhen the Ford Crown Victoria went out of production in 2011, few civilians likely noticed.

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Greenest companies wanted as Fleet Hero Awards open

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The search is on for England’s greenest fleets as the Energy Saving Trust opens the 2012 Fleet Hero Awards. These highly sought-after awards aim to celebrate public and private organisations that have successfully reduced their fuel bills and lowered the carbon footprints through effective fleet management policies.

Skyactiv technology pushing Mazda fleet sales

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This growth is achieved in an overall fleet market up just seven per cent in the same period, acc[.]. Mazda

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Rotterdam using BYD e6 for electric taxi fleet

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RTC plans to extend its fleet of emissions free pure electric taxis to 25 within the next 18 months, according to CEO Sjaak de Winter. Brief

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Nissan e-NV200 Electric Vans Join FedEx Trial Fleet

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On the back of successful trial programs in other countries, delivery giant FedEx will trial a fleet of Nissan e-NV200 vans this year. FedEx Express will test a fleet of vans in trials.

China to replace 70,000 gasoline cabs with electric cars

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Now the city also plans to replace its entire fleet of gasoline taxis with electric cars. emissions China taxi plug-in cars fleetChina's latest effort to promote electric cars focuses on taxis in its capital city of Beijing. DON'T MISS.

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