BlueIndy Electric Car Sharing Systems Opens Today In Indianapolis

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Indianapolis is finally getting its own electric-car sharing service, a couple of years after the idea was first proposed for the Midwestern city. Car Sharing plug-in cars Indianapolis BlueIndyPreviewed last year, the BlueIndy service opens for customers today, using French-made Bolloré BlueCars. There will be 25 locations throughout the city initially, with most hosting five cars.

BlueIndy Electric Car-Sharing Parking Spaces Fought By Indianapolis Businesses

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It always seemed unlikely, but the BlueIndy electric-car sharing program is getting closer to its rollout in the Midwestern city of Indianapolis, Indiana. parking Politics Car Sharing plug-in cars Indiana Autolib Bolloré BlueCar Indianapolis BlueIndyThe French-made Bollore BlueCar electric two-seaters are closer to arriving, and groups of Level 2 charging stations are popping up at curbsides all over the central city. And that has led to.

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Bolloré Group launches electric car sharing service in Indianapolis

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BlueIndy has placed into service in Indianapolis, Indiana the first 50 of an eventual 500 electric vehicles (Bluecars) that provide convenient, cleaner transportation with the swipe of a membership card.

Bolloré launches electric car sharing service in Indianapolis

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France-based Bolloré Group launched the BlueIndy electric car sharing advice in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Mayor of Indianapolis chose to align this event with the opening of the Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA) conference. EDTA usually holds its yearly conference in Washington, DC, but this year chose Indianapolis, renowned city in the automotive industry, primarily because of the BlueIndy launch.

BlueIndy Electric Car-Sharing Service Launches In Indianapolis

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Now, the company has launched a similar service to Indianapolis, called BlueIndy. Indianapolis mayor Greg Ballard has long been a fan of electrified vehicles, and in 2012 put in place a mandate French firm Bolloré has made quite a name for itself in Paris, where its Autolib'' electric car sharing service has tens of thousands of subscribers.

Paris’ Autolib electric car club heads to Indianapolis

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The city of Indianapolis is to become home to the largest electric vehicle car club in the US, thanks to a new deal with the Bollor? Group. Best known for its Autolib car sharing service in Paris, Bollor? is eager to expand to the US, following the success of its car club operations in the[.].

Mayor of Indianapolis announces plan to modernize city fleet to plug-ins and CNG by 2025

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Calling it a vital national security issue, Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard (a retired Marine officer and Gulf War veteran) signed Executive Order #6, 2012 making Indianapolis the first city in the nation to require the purchase of either electric or plug-in hybrid vehicles for the city’s non-police fleet, and the use of CNG in heavy-duty vehicles.

Indianapolis Works Toward Totally Electrified City Fleet

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There's a lot of discussion about hybrids and plug-in electric cars being sold to private buyers. But some of the biggest gains in reducing emissions and running costs are likely to come from vehicle fleets.

French Electric Car-Sharing Service Autolib Coming To. Indianapolis ?!?

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Visit French capital Paris, and it won''t be long before you see a Bollore Bluecar running about. The small, quirky electric car is part of the city''s Autolib'' car sharing service. Bluecars dotted around Parisian streets wait for anyone wishing to borrow them, for anything from a few minutes to several hours. Of all U.S. cities you''d expect to find

Allison Transmission Prepares to Manufacture New Hybrid Commercial-Duty Truck Drive Systems in Indianapolis

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dedicated a new hybrid drive system manufacturing plant in Indianapolis, Indiana. Allison Transmission, Inc. Earlier post.) Once fully operational, nearly 100 manufacturing workers will be capable of producing more than 20,000 commercial-duty hybrid propulsion systems each year. Allison was being awarded a $62.8

BlueIndy electric car-sharing: after 9 months, how's it doing?

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Car Sharing plug-in cars Bolloré BlueCar Indianapolis BlueIndyCar-sharing is growing, in urban areas, among the young and old, and as a way to avoid the expense of a second vehicle. Sharing electric cars, however, is still in its early days. But one of the most ambitious experiments is BlueIndy, an electric car-sharing service modeled after the AutoLib system in Paris that's now operating in an American.

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Excellance showcasing CNG-powered ambulance

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Excellance Inc, producer of custom ambulances and emergency vehicles, will showcase a CNG-powered ambulance at FDIC International in Indianapolis.

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IndyCar Series to embrace green car revolution?

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Following on from the Indianapolis 500, the IZOD IndyCar Series has released a new engine strategy meant to reflect the general downsizing of engines in the commercial market. Tags: Green cars Latest news engine downsizing Indianapolis 500 IndyCar Series IZOD IndyCar Series motor sport new engines Motor sport fans normally put speed and performance ahead of efficiency and economy, but the world famous IndyCar Series may soon offer the best of both worlds.

BlueIndy Car Sharing, Hybrid Incentives, Tesla California Jobs: Today's Car News

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Today on Green Car Reports: The BlueIndy electric-car sharing service debuts in Indianapolis, a new highway spending bill could permanently lock hybrids out of carpool lanes, and Tesla Motors is the largest automotive employer in California. The BlueIndy electric-car sharing service launches in Indianapolis

Tesla Model X Configurator, BlueIndy Electric-Car Sharing, Fisker Karma Coding: Today's Car News

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Today, the Tesla Model X online configurator goes live for certain customers, the BlueIndy electric-car sharing service opens in Indianapolis, and Fisker Karma owners add new features to their cars. The BlueIndy electric-car sharing service opens for business today in Indianapolis. All this and more on Green Car Reports. The Tesla Model X online. Today in Car News

Electric Cars Take Top Two Spots At Pikes Peak Hill-Climb Race

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The annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is the second-oldest major motorsport event run in the United States, after the Indianapolis 500. With its 12.4-mile course boasting 156 turns and an elevation gain of more than 4,000 feet, it's also one of the toughest.

BlueLA expands French electric-car sharing service to California

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franchise of the service, which put the same BlueCars onto the streets of Indianapolis. First there was AutoLib, a French electric-car sharing service operated by the Bolloré Group. Then came BlueIndy, the first U.S. Now Bolloré is expanding its car-sharing operations to a second U.S. city, one that may be much more in the public. Los Angeles California Car Sharing plug-in cars Bolloré BlueCar BlueIndy BlueLA

Indiana Utility: Electric-Car Owners Recharge FREE, At Night

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We recently reported on the sweet deal enjoyed by a Tesla Model S owner in Indianapolis, whose local utility charges just 2.3 Electric-car owners know that home recharging is virtually always cheaper, on a per-mile basis, than driving on gasoline. In some cases, it''s considerably cheaper. cents per kWh for overnight EV charging. DON''T MISS: Life

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. DON''T

More Data Confirms: Electric-Car Drivers Really Love Their Cars

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At the Electric Drive Transportation Association conference in Indianapolis, PlugInsights Research (via InsideEVs) unveiled new findings indicating that--three and a half years after the In the grand scope of automotive history, modern electric cars haven''t been on the road very long. Yet they''ve already demonstrated considerable staying power.

XL Hybrids unveils first hybrid-electric Ford F-250 at 2018 NTEA Work Truck Show

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XL Hybrids will display three fleet-ready, electrified pickup truck solutions at NTEA’s Work Truck Show next week in Indianapolis. XL is unveiling the industry’s first XLH hybrid-electric F-250 pickup in its booth, while also displaying an XLP plug-in hybrid-electric F-150.

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Bolloré launching BlueLA electric car sharing service in Los Angeles

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A little more than a year after the launch of BlueIndy, the all-electric car sharing service in Indianapolis ( earlier post ), the Bolloré is opening BlueLA electric car-sharing in Los Angeles, California. The service is scheduled to open in 2017. The BlueLA service will initially include the deployment of 200 public charge points and 100 electric vehicles.

Tesla Sales, Toyota Mirai Signup, BlueIndy Controversy: Today's Car News

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Today, a report claims the Tesla Model S outsold the Nissan Leaf in the first quarter of this year, Toyota announces the start of signups for the 2016 Mirai fuel-cell sedan, and Indianapolis businesses get red in the face over the BlueIndy electric car-sharing service.

France’s all-electric car club heads to the USA

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Unveiled in Indianapolis this week, new BlueIndy service is set to open within the next eight months and will include as many as 500 electric cars available to hire by the city’s residents. France’s famous all-electric car club run by the Bollore Group has expanded to the US.

IUPUI-based engineering startup receives $225,000 NSF grant for solid-state H2 storage

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A startup based on work conducted at the School of Engineering and Technology at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis has received a one-year STTR Phase I grant of $225,000 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support development of a novel solid-state hydrogen storage system based on catalytically-modified porous silicon.

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EnerDel Scores Power Regulation Deal, Gets Toe-hold in SmartGrid Conversion

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Indianapolis-based battery maker EnerDel is tied closely to the Th!nk nk electric car company and to other automakers moving into the EV and PHEV field such as Nissan. But it seems that the company is now expanding it's activities beyond automotive power units and into the area of the larger electrical infrastructure. EnerDel has announced a new

Alliance AutoGas unveils Propane Port Fuel Direct Injection system for Ford F-150

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At the 2018 Work Truck Show in Indianapolis this week, AAG will display two vehicles with the new Propane-PFDI technology offering participants the opportunity to view the new autogas system. =Alliance AutoGas (AAG) has successfully engineered Propane Port Fuel Direct Injection (P-PFDI) conversion systems for the 2018 Ford F-150 in two engine choices: 3.3 Liter V6 and 5.0 Liter V8.

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THINK delivers 17 EVs to utility fleet customers and employees in Indiana

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received 10 electric THINK City cars, and the remainder were delivered to Indianapolis Power & Light for company fleet use. THINK has contracted with Tom Wood Automotive in Indianapolis to support the sale and service of THINK City electric cars in the metropolitan area. THINK has delivered 17 THINK CIty electric cars to utility fleet customers and employees in Indiana. Duke Energy in Plainfield, Ind.

IC Bus fulfills largest propane bus order to date

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IC Bus will fulfill an order by the Indianapolis Public Schools of 100 CE Series school buses, powered by the Power Solutions International (PSI) 8.8-liter LP propane engine. The buses will be delivered by the IC Bus dealer, Midwest Transit Equipment, in Whitestown, Indiana. Purpose-built for the school bus industry, the CE Series with PSI propane engine is designed to provide diesel-like performance with higher torque at lower engine speeds.

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EnerDel secures second order to supply Li-ion battery pack for Volvo C30 Electric Car

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is a privately-held company headquartered in Indianapolis, Ind. EnerDel, Inc. has received a second supply order from Volvo Car Corporation to manufacture its 24 kWh, lithium-ion battery pack to power Volvo’s C30 Electric car. EnerDel was initially selected by Volvo as its battery supplier for the Volvo C30 Electric back in September 2009 when the car was announced as part of Volvo’s “Drive-E Towards Zero” strategy.

Mercedes-Benz introduces Metris midsize van to US and Canada

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Mercedes-Benz Vans USA introduced the Mercedes-Benz Metris midsize van at the NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis.

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Smith Electric Vehicles launches production of battery-electric Newton Step Van

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Smith announced the launch of the Newton Step Van in Indianapolis at the NTEA Work Truck Show, North America’s largest vocational truck and equipment event. Smith Electric Vehicles Corp. unveiled the Newton Step Van, a battery-electric vehicle built on the versatile Newton platform that features a walk-in body produced by Indiana-based Utilimaster. Newton Step Van in FedEx livery. Click to enlarge.

XL Hybrids XL3 powertrain technology now available on diesel commercial van

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XL Hybrids is unveiling a Reach van with the XL3 system in the company’s booth at the 2015 NTEA Work Truck Show, 4-6 March at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis. XL Hybrids, Inc. announced its XL3 Hybrid Electric Drive System is now available on the Reach commercial van from Isuzu and Utilimaster. This marks the first diesel-powered vehicle with the XL3 powertrain. Earlier post.).

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Aisin Drivetrain to manufacture six-speed automatic for light- and medium-duty commercial trucks

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about 75 miles south of Indianapolis. Aisin Drivetrain, Inc. ADI), a business unit of Aisin Seiki, the world’s largest automotive transmission supplier, will expand its manufacturing operations and begin manufacturing six-speed automatic transmissions for the light- and medium-duty commercial truck market.

INRIX and Parkmobile bring end-to-end parking solution to the connected car

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Los Angeles, Atlanta, Minneapolis, Pittsburgh, Fort Worth, Indianapolis and Houston. INRIX, Inc., a leading provider of dynamic connected car services worldwide, and Parkmobile, the leading provider of on-demand and prepaid mobile payments for on- and off- street parking and mobility solutions, announced a strategic partnership at the annual International Parking Institute (IPI) conference. The two will partner to develop an embedded, end-to-end parking solution for the auto industry.

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US Army TARDEC showcased diesel series hybrid CERV in run-up to Indy 500

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The US Army’s Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) earlier in May showcased the diesel series hybrid-electric Clandestine Extended Range Vehicle (CERV) ( earlier post ) as part of special events ramping to the Indianapolis 500.

Alliance AutoGas launches 5300-mile, 12-city Coast-to-Coast Clean Air Ride with converted F-150

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Alliance’s new Engineered Conversion System, installed on a Bi-Fuel 2016 3.5-liter Ford F-150 V6, was converted to propane autogas almost 30 minutes faster than the predicted 2 hour window at the recent Work Truck Show in Indianapolis.

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THINK launches EV production in Indiana

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in Indianapolis. THINK has started production of the THINK City electric vehicle at its plant in Elkhart, Indiana. The company, with global headquarters in Oslo, Norway, plans to build 300 THINK City electric cars at the facility by the end of the year. This is another major milestone for us. We are now manufacturing and selling both in Europe and the US and have produced more than 2,500 THINK City vehicles. —THINK CEO Barry Engle.

UPS to invest more than additional $90M in natural gas vehicles and infrastructure; 6 new CNG stations, 440 vehicles

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UPS also purchased 50 additional LNG vehicles that were deployed in Indianapolis, Ind.; UPS plans to build an additional six compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations and add 390 new CNG tractors and terminal trucks and 50 liquefied natural gas (LNG) vehicles to its alternative fuel and advanced technology fleet.

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