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Title: Clean Cities Now: Vol. 16, No. 1, May 2012 (Brochure)

Abstract

Biannual newsletter for the U.S. Department of Energy's Clean Cities initiative. The newsletter includes feature stories on advanced vehicle deployment, idle reduction, and articles on Clean Cities coalition successes across the country.

Publication Date:
Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)
OSTI Identifier:
1041357
Report Number(s):
DOE/GO-102012-3512
TRN: US201211%%588
DOE Contract Number:
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Related Information: Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; ENERGY EFFICIENCY; ENERGY CONSERVATION; VEHICLES; CLEAN CITIES NOW; CLEAN CITIES; ELECTRIC VEHICLES; NATURAL GAS; ETHANOL; IDLE REDUCTION; HYBRID ELECTRIC VEHICLES; BIODIESEL; INDIANAPOLIS; NATIONAL PARK SERVICE; TALLADEGA, AL; OREGON; TULSA, OK; LONG BEACH, CA; ROCHESTER, NY; Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy; Market Transformation

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Not Available. Clean Cities Now: Vol. 16, No. 1, May 2012 (Brochure). United States: N. p., 2012. Web. doi:10.2172/1041357.
Not Available. Clean Cities Now: Vol. 16, No. 1, May 2012 (Brochure). United States. doi:10.2172/1041357.
Not Available. 2012. "Clean Cities Now: Vol. 16, No. 1, May 2012 (Brochure)". United States. doi:10.2172/1041357. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1041357.
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  • The expanding availability of alternative fuels and advanced vehicles makes it easier than ever to reduce petroleum use, cut emissions, and save on fuel costs. The Clean Cities 2012 Vehicle Buyer's Guide features a comprehensive list of model year 2012 vehicles that can run on ethanol, biodiesel, electricity, propane or natural gas. Drivers and fleet managers across the country are looking for ways to reduce petroleum use, fuel costs, and vehicle emissions. As you'll find in this guide, these goals are easier to achieve than ever before, with an expanding selection of vehicles that use gasoline or diesel more efficiently,more » or forego them altogether. Plug-in electric vehicles made a grand entrance onto U.S. roadways in model year (MY) 2011, and their momentum in the market is poised for continued growth in 2012. Sales of the all-electric Nissan Leaf surpassed 8,000 in the fall of 2011, and the plug-in hybrid Chevy Volt is now available nationwide. Several new models from major automakers will become available throughout MY 2012, and drivers are benefiting from a rapidly growing network of charging stations, thanks to infrastructure development initiatives in many states. Hybrid electric vehicles, which first entered the market just a decade ago, are ubiquitous today. Hybrid technology now allows drivers of all vehicle classes, from SUVs to luxury sedans to subcompacts, to slash fuel use and emissions. Alternative fueling infrastructure is expanding in many regions, making natural gas, propane, ethanol, and biodiesel attractive and convenient choices for many consumers and fleets. And because fuel availability is the most important factor in choosing an alternative fuel vehicle, this growth opens up new possibilities for vehicle ownership. This guide features model-specific information about vehicle specs, manufacturer suggested retail price (MSRP), fuel economy, and emissions. You can use this information to compare vehicles and help inform your buying decisions. This guide includes city and highway fuel economy estimates from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The estimates are based on laboratory tests conducted by manufacturers in accordance with federal regulations. EPA retests about 10% of vehicle models to confirm manufacturer results. Fuel economy estimates are also available on FuelEconomy.gov. For some newer vehicle models, EPA data was not available at the time of this guide's publication; in these cases, manufacturer estimates are provided, if available.« less
  • Biannual newsletter for the U.S. Department of Energy's Clean Cities initiative. The newsletter includes feature stories on advanced vehicle deployment, idle reduction, and articles on Clean Cities coalition successes across the country.
  • Fact sheet describes the Clean Cities program and includes the contact information for its 86 active coalitions.
  • Fact sheet describes the Clean Cities program and includes the contact information for its 86 active coalitions.
  • Fact sheet describes the Clean Cities program and includes the contact information for its 86 active coalitions.