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Navistar eStar electric delivery trucks get rolling

Consumers may crave electric cars, but fleet operators of trucks and cars are seen as the most promising market to first use electric vehicles on a large scale.

By May 13, 2010


Fleet owners push the pedal on alternative fuels

Operators of trucks and corporate fleets move slowly but are the leading edge of the move to alternative powertrains, such as electric vehicles and natural gas.

By September 20, 2011


Volts, Transit Connects EVs added to NYC vehicle fleet

To reduce air pollution, carbon emissions, and gas consumption, the New York City added 70 electric cars to its vehicle fleet.

By July 15, 2011


GE's tandem-battery electric bus

Two-battery system for hybrid electric bus enables enough power for acceleration, while also providing capacity for sufficient driving range on a single charge, GE says.

By December 2, 2010


A123 cuts ribbon on Michigan EV battery plant

Lithium-ion battery company's factory is part of its bid to bring large-scale advanced battery manufacturing for electric vehicles and grid storage to the U.S.

By September 13, 2010


A123 Systems ramps up, spins off battery start-up

A123 Systems, one of the few energy tech companies to go public in recent years, is trying to compete in auto and grid storage with manufacturing scale.

By August 11, 2010


Some Wisconsin, Ohio students to get hybrid buses

IC Bus plans to provide 16 hybrid-electric buses to be used by several school districts, and anticipates other states will place orders in coming year.

By May 27, 2010


U.S. unveils new push for more efficient cars, trucks

Obama unveils a push to boost auto fuel economy for model-year 2017 passenger vehicles and beyond, and introduce a truck efficiency target for the first time.

By May 21, 2010


A123 signs battery deal

Automotive News reports on a new battery manufacturing contract and plant by A123 Systems.

By March 19, 2010


NASA, Air Force, national lab partner to improve mpg (audio slideshow)

The American trucking industry could save as much as $10 billion, or 3.4 billion gallons of diesel fuel, with new aerodynamic designs being tested at NASA.

By February 16, 2010