NAFTC Conducts Petroleum Reduction Trainings in Birmingham, Alabama and Whittier, California December 2012

NAFTC Conducts Petroleum Reduction Trainings in Birmingham, Alabama and Whittier, California December 2012   The National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium is the creator of a comprehensive curriculum focused on Petroleum Reduction Technologies (PRT). The curriculum is part of the Clean Cities Learning Program, funded by the U.S. Department of Energy …

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Honda, Clean Energy Fuels Corp. Offer New Civic Natural Gas Customers $3,000 Fuel Cards December 2012

Honda, Clean Energy Fuels Corp. Offer New Civic Natural Gas Customers $3,000 Fuel Cards December 2012   This December, www.honda.com announced that it is working with Clean Energy Fuels Corporation, America’s largest owner of public compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations, and participating Honda dealers in order to provide a …

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FEMA award to allow NAFTC’s Alternative Fuel Vehicle First Responder Safety Training to reach thousands of U.S. first responders December 2012

FEMA award to allow NAFTC’s Alternative Fuel Vehicle First Responder Safety Training to reach thousands of U.S. first responders December 2012   The federal agency responsible for emergency responses and safety preparedness is looking to the National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium (NAFTC) to educate the nation’s first responders on the …

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Let’s Clear the Air…Energy Content December 2012

Alternative fuels have been around for decades, but have been increasing in popularity as energy security, the economy, and consumer awareness continue to grow.  The goal of this article is to clear the air on the topic of energy content. Most concerned citizens may not necessarily be concerned directly with fuels’ energy content. Instead, they may be concerned about vehicle driving range and operating costs, which are most often associated with the total at the pump. However, energy content is an essential component of automotive study. Energy content was recently discussed at the Clean Cities Learning Program’s Petroleum Reduction Technologies regional pilot training in Charleston, WV.

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Chevy Volt Tops Consumer Reports’ Owner Satisfaction Survey for Second Consecutive Year December 2012

Chevy Volt Tops Consumer Reports’ Owner Satisfaction Survey for Second Consecutive Year December 2012   For the second year in a row, the Chevy Volt has topped the Consumer Reports’ Owner Satisfaction Survey, a survey distributed annually by the Consumer Reports’ National Research Center. When asked to consider all of …

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