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Volvo electric hybrid

Volvo, ABB Team Up to Develop Electric Buses

ABB and Volvo have partnered to develop and commercialize electric and hybrid buses with open standards-based direct current (DC) fast charging systems. The companies say the partnership creates a standardized charging system — based on the global DC fast charging standards for passenger cars — for electric and hybrid buses … Read more »

LNG-fueled tugboat

Green Fleet Roundup: NYK, Tesla, VW, BYD

NYK will build Japan’s first liquefied natural gas-fueled tugboat (pictured). The dual fuel engine can be powered by LNG or heavy oil. NYK says using LNG as a fuel will cut the tugboat’s CO2 emissions by about 30 percent, NOX by about 80 percent and SOX by 100 percent compared … Read more »

CNG Escalade

Green Fleet Roundup: MGM Resorts, CNG Cadillacs, Electric Buses and Forklifts, Johnson Controls

MGM Resorts International has launched what it says is the nation’s first commercial fleet of compressed natural gas fueled Cadillac Escalades (pictured). Converted by alternative fuel technology company World CNG, the six vehicles will service the Aria Resort and Casino as well as the Bellagio Resort and Casino. Yale Materials … Read more »

Volvo hybrid electric bus

Cities Run Electric Buses on Existing Power Lines

In an attempt to meet climate change goals while staying within a tight city budget, the city of Vienna, Austria has introduced a fleet of electric buses that run unplugged and when it’s time to recharge, they tap the overhead power lines already installed for trams, the New York Times … Read more »

Green Fleet Roundup: Cummins, Peterbilt Motors Company, Honda, Toyota, BYD

Cummins and Peterbilt Motors Company have released test results showing their demonstration SuperTruck (pictured) with a higher-efficiency engine and an aerodynamic tractor-trailer achieved a 54 percent increase in fuel economy, averaging about 10 mpg under real-world driving conditions. The companies say standard long-haul trucks typically achieve between 5.5 and 6.5 … Read more »

Electric Drive Bus Sales ‘to Quadruple’ by 2018

Electric Drive Bus Sales ‘to Quadruple’ by 2018

Global sales of electric drive buses are set to quadruple over the next six years, driven by an explosion in demand from the Asia Pacific region, according to a report by Pike Research. Electric Drive Buses says that by 2018 annual sales of buses with hybrid systems, battery electric systems … Read more »