Maven deploying its first all-electric shared-use fleet in Austin; 20 Chevy Bolts

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Maven is now offering its first all-electric fleet of cars for use in the gig economy; 20 Chevrolet Bolt EVs are available for freelance drivers in Austin, Texas to earn money on their own schedules. Bolt EVs in the Maven fleet have driven 6.5 Maven is excited to offer an all-electric fleet of shared vehicles for the gig economy. Vehicle reservations are now available in Austin, Baltimore, Boston, Detroit, Los Angeles, Phoenix, San Diego, San Francisco and Washington, D.C.

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SUPERVALU unveils new natural gas powered truck fleet and fill station

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The fleet, which operates out of SUPERVALU’s Mechanicsville, Va., distribution center and currently serves approximately 500 grocery stores in Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, West Virginia, Washington, D.C. and North Carolina, is the largest private fleet of its kind in the Mid-Atlantic region. The conversion to natural gas will reduce the fleet’s annual oil consumption by more than 1 million gallons and result in 1,300 fewer tons of greenhouse gas emissions.

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Spark EV newly LEED-certified motor plant 6% powered by renewables

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The greening of the General Motors Baltimore Operations complex included the addition of 580 kilowatts of solar to the roof of its e-Motor building. Baltimore joins 70 achievers in GM, which is the global leader of the challenge. Maryland Energy Administration recognized Baltimore Operations with its Game Changer award for a smart microgrid charging technology created and managed in partnership with TimberRock Energy Solutions and OnStar.

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US DOT Awards $100M in Recovery Act Funds to 43 Transit Projects to Reduce Energy Consumption and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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CATS’ fleet and financial plans call for the replacement 1998, 1999 and 2007 year diesel buses with new diesel buses in fiscal year 2012. The facility is used by the LRTA to store, fuel, maintain, and repair transportation vehicles (buses, vans, tow trucks etc.) CNG-Hybrid Buses: Purchase CNG-Hybrid buses to replace Ford Diesel vehicles in the ART fleet. Tags: Emissions Fleets Fuel Efficiency Policy Power Generation

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Wal-Mart Testing Two Different Hybrid Systems and Three Alt Fuels on Class 8 Trucks

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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Wal-Mart uses Class 8 trucks to haul its trailers and deliver product to its stores. Energy that is generated during braking is captured and stored using regenerative braking. This technology could help Wal-Mart increase its fleet efficiency by up to 25%. The five Peterbilt Model 386 heavy duty diesel-electric hybrids are being tested in Dallas, Houston, Atlanta, Southern California and the Baltimore/Washington DC region.

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