Colorado is finally getting snow this season, and while that means more skiing and festive holiday celebrations, it also means colder temperatures. When temperatures drop, car owners often idle their vehicles to warm up before driving or to keep themselves warm while their car is not in motion. Idling is a necessary evil while we are at stop lights, but running a vehicle’s engine is an expensive, climate-unfriendly, avoidable, and often an illegal option for warming up your car in the winter.
When thinking of alternative fuel vehicles, one’s mind usually gravitates towards the media-star electric vehicles. But there are other options out there, especially for fleet managers, who are looking for cleaner burning and more cost effective fuels. In particular, for vehicles that are operated indoors, a great alternative fuel for you is propane, which is already popular among heavy and medium sized industrial vehicles such as tractors, zambonis, fleets, forklifts, and buses
National Drive Electric Week has come and gone but electric vehicles are still gearing up in Colorado. Most excitingly, the Colorado Springs EV Club is hosting it’s own Pikes Peak EV Hill Climb on September 24th. Does an electric vehicle (EV) event in Colorado Springs sound surprising to you?

City government using 17 electric and CNG vehicles for cleaner air, cost savings

City government using 17 electric and CNG vehicles for cleaner air, cost savings

Alternative fuels have benefits and costs, and the combination of both is what determines where each fuel works best within the wide-ranging transportation industry. Somewhere between the advantages and disadvantages of each fuel lies a market “niche,” or an area where one particular fuel...
The Colorado Energy Office has released the Electric Vehicle Market Implementation Study that provides recommendations to advance the growth of the electric vehicle (EV) market in Colorado.
There are a multitude of alternative fuels and vehicles on the market today. Ethanol, biodiesel, propane, natural gas, hydrogen, and electric are some of the fuel and technology choices available to a fleet manager or general consumer on today’s market. Within each of those categories lies a wide range of...