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Hybrid Buses Doing Great in Yosemite

Hybrid Buses Doing Great in Yosemite

  Hybrid Buses part of attraction! Last week I spent a few days in Yosemite National Park admiring the grand rock formations and waterfalls. We stayed at Curry Village. Transportation…

Electric Trucks and Alt Fuel Fleets all around us.

Electric Trucks and Alt Fuel Fleets all around us.

Secretary Chu Announces Best Buy, Johnson Controls, Pacific Gas and Electric, and Veolia to Join National Clean Fleets Partnership! There isn’t a day that goes by that I don’t spot…

Ram Unleashes CNG Truck

Ram Unleashes CNG Truck

Chrysler announced last week that Ram would build the first straight-from-factory CNG truck in its history. The first batch of heavy duty 2500s will hit showrooms this summer, a major…

Emission Compliance! Where to Go?

Emission Compliance! Where to Go?

Q:  What are the health and environmental effects of diesel exhaust?  A:   Diesel particulate matter (PM) can penetrate deep into the lungs and pose serious health risks, including lung…

How Big is a 400hp Electric Motor?

How Big is a 400hp Electric Motor?

One advantage that an electric motor has is that it is relatively small compared to a gasoline engine with the same capacity. Another adavantage is that because of the high…

Via Motors, Bob Lutz: Electric Transportation’s Future

Via Motors, Bob Lutz: Electric Transportation’s Future

Tradition, Experience, and SUVs Bob Lutz, the man behind the Chevy Volt, is now a senior member of the Via Motors management team. Via is strategically positioning itself in the…

Fedex Hybrid Trucks

Fedex Hybrid Trucks

In 2000, as passenger hybrid cars were just beginning to grow in popularity, FedEx teamed with Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) on an ambitious project to make the standard delivery truck…

Nissan To Rock Detroit With Electric Van

Nissan To Rock Detroit With Electric Van

Nissan will unveil two headline-grabbing models at the upcoming North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Unconfirmed reports from several news outlets point to a hybrid version of the company’s…

UPS Hybrid Trucks and Green strategy.

UPS Hybrid Trucks and Green strategy.

UPS services nearly 8 million customers a day using a global land transportation fleet of more than 94,000 package cars, vans, tractors, motorcycles. That is an average of 80 customers…

London Double Decker Hybrids

London Double Decker Hybrids

London Mayor Boris Johnson took a ride on one of his city’s brand new, emissions-slashing double-deckers Friday, calling the bus “the latest, greatest masterpiece of British engineering and design.”  The buses…

Record-Breaking EV Buy For UPS

Record-Breaking EV Buy For UPS

Following in the footsteps of countless municipalities and federal government agencies, private company United Parcel Service has just purchased 100 electric delivery trucks, which will be added to its California…