Three Clean Cities Coalitions to Host Green Transportation Expo

From our friends at Chicago Area Clean Cities: Clean Cities coalitions from Chicago, Wisconsin and Northern Indiana today announced they are partnering to host a major green-transportation conference in the Chicago area on May 19. The Lake Michigan Clean Cities Consortium will host the Green Drives Conference and Expo at Northern Illinois University’s...

Coming to Frankfurt in 2015: The VW Tiguan GTE Plug-in Hybrid Concept

"We are in the process of reinventing Europe's largest automaker, laying the technological, economic and structural foundations." The Group Chairman announced there would be 20 more electric cars and plug-in hybrids by 2020 – from compact cars to the next Phaeton and Audi A8: "No commitment to electro-mobility can be...

eThos is EV-Only Car Sharing

Car sharing is not new to most city-dwellers; both in the US and abroad.  iGo, Enterprise Car Sharing, and others have cars available for customers to pickup and dropoff.  They've given urbanites and low-income people an opportunity to use a vehicle for grocery shopping, errands, doctors appointments and other common...

Coming This Fall: The New VW Passat GTE

From the fine people at Volkswagen comes a plug-in hybrid version of the Passat sedan. The Volkswagen continues to plug-in.  Following the Golf GTE, comes the next high-volume model with a plug-in drive system: this time the German carmaker is electrifying the new Passat GTE. Its launch marks the debut of...

Chicago Area Clean Cities Chicago Clean Drives, image courtesy of Chicago Area Clean Cities.

Chicago Area Clean Cities on the Future of Green Fleet

There are a lot of very good people actively trying to change the fleet and transportation world.  Chicago Area Clean Cities is a member of the larger U.S. Clean Cities program.  The Clean Cities program is fascinating and the work they do is vital towards ensuring that clean fuel and green...

Hybrid and Hydrogen On Display at the 2015 BMW Innovation Days

Last week BMW Group rolled out some sweet new hybrid and hydrogen technology as part of their "Innovation Days", a showcase of things we'll soon see in production vehicles and across the entire fleet. The two biggest takeaways for us are the prototype 2 Series ActiveTourer with Hybrid Drive, and progress on their Hydrogen Fuel Cell vehicle....

Formula E Update: In 3 days, Racing Returns to the Heart of London

[caption id="attachment_40358" align="alignleft" width="564"] 2015 London EPrix, courtesy of FIA Formula E[/caption] From FIA Formula E Media It’s been more than 40 years since high-powered single-seaters raced within London’s city limits, but all that will change this weekend when the Visa London ePrix hits town. Back in the days of lambchop sidies, glam...

General Motors on the Future of Green Fleet

[caption id="attachment_39471" align="alignleft" width="240"] General Motors company logo, courtesy of General Motors Global Media.[/caption] For this installment of "5 Questions on the Future of Green Fleet", we received answers from the granddaddy of the Big Three, General Motors.  After seeing Susan Keenehan, Regional Director - North Central Region, GM Fleet and Commercial speak at...

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