San Diego Plumbing Fleet Gets Hybrids

One of San Diego’s certified green plumbers, Anderson Plumbing, Heating & Air, is adopting a more fuel-efficient vehicle option for their fleet: the diesel-electric hybrid Hino COE (cab-over engine). The fleet currently has one Class 5 Hino 195h diesel-electric hybrid, with two more to be added. Anderson reported averaging 14 miles per gallon (mpg) with the hybrid Hino compared[…]

Round-Table Discussion Event Features Low Carbon Fuels

California is looking to reduce the contributions of transportation to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions through policies such as the Global Warming Solutions Act (AB32). In San Diego County, transportation accounts for more than 40% of total GHG emissions. Expanded use of alternative fuels is an important factor in reducing the carbon intensity of transportation. The[…]

Fleet Transition Blueprint: Natural Gas

While listing the benefits of transitioning a fleet to natural gas is easy, actually going through with a fleet conversion requires thorough research and analysis.  For those fleet managers seeking to move from gasoline to a cleaner fuel source like natural gas, the task may at first seem overwhelming. If you are a manager considering transitioning your medium-duty fleet to[…]

Natural Gas 201: Informational Webinar

On July 10, 2014, Westport and Clean Energy Fuels will be teaming up to provide part two of their free informational webinar series for fleet operators.  This webinar, titled “Natural Gas 201: Delivering Options,” will build on the basics of natural gas for transportation in order to provide more information on building a fleet with the alternative fuel. This webinar[…]

EV Roadmap Conference

The  7th EV Roadmap Conference will be held from July 24 -25, 2014 at the World Trade Center in Portland, Oregon.  The EV Roadmap conference has become known as the Pacific Northwest’s premier electric vehicle gathering and one of the leading electric vehicle conferences in the United States. EV Roadmap brings together Oregon’s early adopters with[…]

PCC Workshop on Zero Emission Vehicles in Fleets

The Pacific Coast Collaborative (PCC) Workshop on Zero Emission Vehicles in Fleets will be held on July 23, 2104 in Portland, Oregon.  The workshop is designed for people involved in managing and procuring fleet vehicles, representatives of organizations involved in the ZEV supply chain, ZEV policymakers, and people working on ZEV issues for non-profit and[…]

Learn How to Comply with the Truck and Bus Regulation

Thursday June 5, 2014 the California Air Resources Board will be conducting two sessions of Course # 521: How to Comply with the Truck and Bus Regulation. The classes will cover: Truck and Bus Regulation Applicability  Engine Model Year Schedule Exemptions, Extensions, and Credits Good Faith Effort How to Report for Regulation Flexibilities Broker and[…]

The Gov’t Fleet Expo is coming to San Diego

Next week, Monday June 2 to Wednesday June 4 the Government Fleet Expo and Conference will be held at the San Diego Convention Center.  This conference is for public fleet professionals from every level of government to network, access the latest technology at the expo hall, and get fleet-specific training.   Sessions presenters consist of top[…]

Don’t Miss North America’s Largest Clean Fleet Expo

                                The Alternative Clean Transportation Expo (ACT Expo) will be co-located with the Natural Gas Vehicle Conference (NGV GLobal) from May 5-8, 2014 at the Long Beach, CA Convention Center. This year will be the fourth ACT Expo, bringing together fleets, OEMs,[…]

CALSTART Webinar- hosted by XL Hybrid

Calstart is hosting a webinar on the benefits of electric hybrid technology on Thursday, April 17th. Ever wonder how to tell the difference between electric hybrid vehicles? Want to know how to best select the vehicle that is right for your needs? Contrary to popular belief, not all electric hybrid vehicles are the same. This[…]