TITLE

Flex-fuel vehicles: Pumping up alternative fuels includes multiple challenges

PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
Government Procurement;Aug/Sep2009, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the alternative fuel program in Colorado Springs, Colorado. It notes that the program expanded when the Fleet Management Division established an ethanol fuel (E85) pump at its central fleet maintenance facility which is now distributing 1.4 million gallons of fuel. Moreover, the city has been substituting old vehicles with electric, hybrid or flex-fuel (unleaded or E85) versions. The city estimates that it has reduced its carbon dioxide emissions by 4 million pounds.
ACCESSION #
44110735

 

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