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Chicago Area Clean Cities Fleets Saved 26.5 Million Gallons of Petroleum in 2016

NAPERVILLE, Ill., May 18, 2017 – The Chicago Area Clean Cities Coalition today announced that in 2016 its member fleets displaced nearly 26.5 million gasoline-gallon equivalents (GGEs) of petroleum and reduced greenhouse-gas emissions by 230,000 tons. This represents a six percent increase in fuel savings over 2015 and a two percent improvement in emissions. “Our

Chicago Science Fest Offers Electric Vehicle Ride and Drives at the Merchandise Mart on May 20

CHICAGO, May 11, 2017 – Through a new seven-state electric vehicle partnership, the Chicago Area Clean Cities Coalition will give consumers a chance to test drive some of the newest electric vehicles (EVs) at the Chicago Science Fest on May 20 at the Merchandise Mart. The drives are a part of a new three-year partnership

Green Drives Conference to Feature All-new Chevrolet Bolt EV, Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid and Workhorse W-15

CHICAGO, May 1, 2017 – The all-new 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV, the all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid, and the all-new 2018 Workhorse W-15 electric pickup truck will be featured at the Lake Michigan Consortium’s Green Drives Conference & Expo on Thursday, May 18, in Naperville, Ill. Three dozen green vehicles – from electric passenger vehicles

Illinois Alternative Fuels Alliance to Host Alt-Fuel Vehicle, Tech Summit at Illinois State Capitol

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., April 27, 2017 – The newly formed Illinois Alternative Fuels Alliance is hosting an alternative-fuel vehicle and technology information session and expo for legislative officials, State employees, and the general public on Wednesday, May 10, at the Illinois Capitol Building in Springfield. The Illinois Alternative Fuels Alliance will showcase various projects and businesses

Clean-vehicle Conference to Feature Speakers from MotorWeek, UPS, NTEA and Automakers

CHICAGO, March 1, 2017 – Three Clean Cities coalitions from the Midwest are teaming up to host a major green-technology conference in the Chicago area on May 18. The Lake Michigan Consortium – a partnership between Clean Cities coalitions from Chicago, Wisconsin and Northern Indiana – will host the 2017 Green Drives Conference and Expo

Chicago Area Clean Cities Joins 7-state Project to Get People Charged Up About Electric Vehicles

CHICAGO, Feb. 9, 2017 – Chicago Area Clean Cities today announced it will work with the American Lung Association of the Upper Midwest and seven other Clean Cities coalitions on a three-year project to promote electric vehicles throughout the Midwest. The Midwest EVOLVE (Electric Vehicle Opportunities: Learning, eVents, Experience) project will demonstrate the performance and

Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning Named Clean Fuels Champion

CHICAGO, Dec. 8, 2016 – Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) has been named the 2016 Clean Fuels Champion by the Chicago Area Clean Cities (CACC) Coalition. “The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning is one of the most impactful regional planning agencies in the country,” said Samantha Bingham, coordinator, Chicago Area Clean Cities. “They are

Chicago Area Clean Cities Recognizes Top 5 Green Fleets for 2016

CHICAGO, Dec. 8, 2016 – The Chicago Area Clean Cities Coalition has announced its Top 5 Green Fleets for 2016, companies that are leading in the adoption of alternative fuels and clean-vehicle technologies for their fleets. This year’s winners include: Alpha Baking Company, R&D Bus Company and Starfish Transportation of Chicago, Gold Standard Transportation of

Chicago Park District’s Biodiesel Program Featured on WGN-TV News

CHICAGO, Oct. 6, 2016 – The Chicago Park District, a member of Chicago Area Clean Cities, today was featured on WGN-TV News, highlighting their innovative biodiesel program. The Park District works with Darling Ingredients and Renewable Energy Group (REG) to reuse old cooking oil from Chicago-area restaurants such as Portillo’s, Wendy’s and Arby’s, as well as

Chicago Area Clean Cities Elects NTEA’s Chris Lyon to its Board

CHICAGO, Sept. 7, 2016 – The Chicago Area Clean Cities Coalition today announced that it has elected Chris Lyon, NTEA director of fleet relations, to its executive board. NTEA, based in Farmington Hills, Mich., is the Association for the Work Truck Industry. “I am pleased to officially join the Board of Chicago Area Clean Cities

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