Nine new projects announced as part of the Clean Cities National Parks Initiative Stretching from sea to shining sea, millions of cars travel to and between America’s National Parks each year. Unfortunately, these vehicles produce greenhouse gases that contribute to climate change and pollutants that threaten the air quality of these national treasures. To reduce… Read More.
UPS, a founding member of Clean Cities’ National Clean Fleets Partnership, announced plans to purchase 1,000 propane package delivery trucks and install an initial 50 fueling stations at UPS locations. The investment in propane vehicles and infrastructure is approximately $70 million. The propane fleet will replace gasoline- and diesel-fueled vehicles used largely in rural areas… Read More.
What driver behaviors can help reduce petroleum consumption? There are many simple changes fleet managers and individual drivers can adopt to improve vehicle efficiency, decrease fuel consumption, save money, and reduce emissions. In fact, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory found that improved driving behavior can reduce fuel consumption by an average of 10% and up… Read More.
Ten ways communities can pave the way for plug-in electric vehicles The EV Everywhere Grand Challenge is the Energy Department’s 10-year vision to enable the United States to be the first nation in the world to produce plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) that are as affordable for the average American family as today’s gasoline-powered vehicles by… Read More.
The VICE Model helps fleet managers evaluate the financial soundness of investments in CNG vehicles and fueling infrastructure. Clean Cities launches improved tool to help fleets evaluate CNG investments We’ve updated the popular Vehicle and Infrastructure Cash-Flow Evaluation (VICE) Model to allow fleets greater flexibility in determining payback periods for natural gas vehicles and fueling… Read More.