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We plan to continue to grow our network of news sources, so check back often as we work to bring you the most comprehensive source of alternative fuel and advanced technology news.




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Top Ten Regions for Electric Vehicle Growth

Interest in alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles continues to grow across the United States. Earlier this month, ChargePoint released a report naming the top ten cities in the United States for electric vehicle growth.



Honda R&D Installs Advanced Fast-Fill Hydrogen Fueling Station

In Torrance, CA Honda R&D Americas installed a hydrogen refueling station in preparation for the 2015 introduction of the next Honda fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV).



Michigan State University Advanced Algae’s Viability as a Biofuel

In Michigan, a team of scientists has invented a new technology that increases the odds of helping algae-based biofuels cross that gap and come closer to reality.



Bhutan Partners With Nissan to Pursue Eco-Friendly Vision of the Future

Farther away, Nissan and the Kingdom of Bhutan are working together to transition the country’s vehicles towards lower emissions.

For complete coverage of top alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicle news, please refer to the left-hand column, where you will find a number of links leading to industry newsletters.


NAFTC Updates


Jan 14 Leaf and Prius

Representatives from the National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium (NAFTC) traveled to Indianapolis this month to attend, exhibit and present at the annual NTEA Green Truck Summit/Work Truck Show.

Back at NAFTC headquarters, a group of automotive technicians attended Light-Duty Natural Gas Vehicle Training and Compressed Natural Gas Fuel System Inspector Training.

For a complete list of upcoming trainings, visit the NAFTC Training Schedule.

Planning, including sites, sponsors and partner recruitment, continues for National Alternative Fuel Vehicle Day Odyssey. ACT Expo and Fleets & Fuels signed on as partners this month. Visit the Odyssey website for complete information.