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General Motors’ Orion Assembly plant which will begin producing the 2017 Chevy Bolt EV in as soon as two months from now has been ranked by the U.S. EPA as 8th among green power users. The assembly plant which is an EPA Green Power Partnership Partner is powered by 54-percent renewable energy and was recently […]

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Last week in Indianapolis we had opportunity to drive a Ford E-350 van converted to a plug-in series hybrid by ALTe while learning also of the company’s plans for the alternative energy fleet market. Before retrofitting a 2.0-liter Ford Focus four-cylinder engine/generator, two Remy motors, and 21.6-kwh A123 Systems battery pack, the Ford got around […]

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General Motors announced a $24-million investment in electrical generation equipment that will allow the company to use more landfill gas at its Fort Wayne, Ind., and Orion, Mich., assembly plants. GM explained the new equipment will generate more than 14 megawatts of electricity from landfill gas, a renewable energy source, which will help the company […]

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Customers opting for a Volkswagen EV in the UK will be offered to power their vehicle with green energy. Volkswagen Group (UK) Limited has signed a partnership deal with green energy supplier, Ecotricity, to provide a 100 percent green energy offer to all customers purchasing an electric-powered vehicle from one of the Group brands. Volkswagen […]

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