Resources for Alternative Fuel Fleet Buyers

Car Fleet RefuelingHere are some resources on alternative fuel fleets that both the consumers and fleet operators will find useful.

  • Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center. This Web site educates consumers and fleets on alternative fuels and advanced vehicles.
  • Fuel This Web site compares gas mileage, emissions, air pollution ratings, and safety data for new and used vehicles.
  • SmartWaySM Transport is an innovative collaboration between EPA and the freight sector designed to improve energy efficiency, reduce greenhouse gas and air pollutant emissions, and improve energy security. Learn more about what SmartWay can do for you.

EPA’s SmartWay Transport Partnership

The EPA SmartWay Transport is a voluntary partnership with the ground freight industry aimed at reducing freight and fleet sector energy consumption and related greenhouse gas emissions. Their site includes the FLEET Performance Model. FLEET is Freight Logistics Environmental and Energy Tracking Performance Model. It allows a company to quantify the environmental performance of their fleet operations. Users input the number of trucks in the fleet, gallons of fuel consumed, and mileage accumulated into the model and it expresses the company’s environmental performance for CO2, Nox and PM emissions. In addition, the model evaluates the effectiveness of innovative fuel saving and emission reduction strategies that companies have integrated into their fleet operations.
UPS Clean Air

Fleet Buyers Guide

The One-Stop Shop For Fleets guide is designed to educate fleet managers and policy makers about alternative fuels and vehicles and help them determine whether the Energy Policy Act of 1992 (EPAct) affects them. Use the site to figure if your fleet is covered under EPAct, obtain pricing and technical specifications for light- and heavy-duty AFVs, find an alternative fueling station in your area, or research information about state AFV purchasing incentives and laws.

Consumer guide

In the market for a new car? The Green Vehicle Guide will help you choose the cleanest and most fuel efficient vehicle that meets your need. The Guide rates cars and trucks according to their emissions and fuel economy performance and provides you with information on how to make environmentally-informed choices when purchasing a vehicle.

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