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When Fleets Are Converted to Run on Alternative Fuels, It Saves Consumers Money. Here’s Why.

This story in the Chicago Tribune explains the advantages of why using alternative fuels for your fleet not only helps the environment, but it saves consumers money too. To read the story, click the photo or the headline.

Environmental and Economic Benefits of Propane Vehicles Showcased at Clean Cities Event

LEMONT, Ill., July 23, 2018 – In its drive to reduce harmful transportation emissions, the Chicago Area Clean Cities Coalition, along with the Propane Education & Research Council, invites fleet managers, school administrators, vehicle providers, equipment manufacturers, fuel providers, and the public to attend a workshop about the advantages of powering vehicles with propane. The

Chicago Area Clean Cities Member Fleets Reduce Carbon Dioxide Emissions by 178,000 Metric Tons in 2017

CHICAGO, June 20, 2018 – Chicago Area Clean Cities today announced that in 2017 commercial and government fleets that participate in its coalition displaced 20 million gasoline-gallon equivalents (GGEs) of petroleum and reduced greenhouse-gas emissions by 159,000 tons. “In one year’s time, our member fleets reduced the equivalent of greenhouse gases from 38,000 passenger vehicles

Under Pressure from Environmental Groups, Illinois EPA Announces More Public Hearings for VW Settlement Funding

CHICAGO, May 16, 2018 – Last week, under pressure from environmental groups, the Illinois EPA (IEPA) announced it would host three additional public outreach sessions on its draft plan to use the state’s $108 million allocation as part of the Volkswagen diesel scandal settlement. The Illinois EPA has posted a Draft Beneficiary Mitigation Plan detailing its proposal

Major Green Fleet Conference Hosted in Naperville by Clean Cities

CHICAGO, May 10, 2018 – Three Midwestern Clean Cities coalitions are hosting a major Chicago-area green technology conference on May 17. The Lake Michigan Consortium – a partnership between Clean Cities coalitions from Chicago, Wisconsin and Northern Indiana – will host the 2018 Green Drives Conference and Expo at Northern Illinois University’s Conference Center in

Chicago Science Expo to Feature Electric Vehicle Test Drives

CHICAGO, May 8, 2018 – Consumers attending the Illinois Science Council’s (ISC) Chicago Science Expo 2018 will have the chance to test-drive all-new electric and hybrid plug-in vehicles on May 12 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Vehicles available for the outdoor test-drives include the all-new 2018 Nissan LEAF, new 2018 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid, and

Alternative Fuel Vehicle and Technology Summit to be Held at Illinois State Capitol

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., April 5, 2018 – Alternative-fuel vehicles and clean-vehicle technologies have many clean-air and economic advantages. Legislative officials, state employees and the general public will get a chance to learn about those benefits at an information session and expo on April 25 at the Illinois Capitol Building in Springfield. The event is being hosted

Tristate Clean Cities Coalitions to Host Major Chicago-area Green Transportation Conference

CHICAGO, March 1, 2018 – Three Midwestern Clean Cities coalitions are hosting a major Chicago-area green technology conference May 17, representatives announced Thursday. The Lake Michigan Consortium – a partnership between Clean Cities coalitions from Chicago, Wisconsin and Northern Indiana – will host the 2018 Green Drives Conference and Expo at Northern Illinois University’s Conference

New Tool Helps Car Buyers Compare Electric-Drive and Traditional Vehicles

CHICAGO, Feb. 14, 2018 – Consumers seeking information about plug-in electric and hybrid vehicles can check out a new-vehicle purchase guidance tool created by Argonne National Laboratory. The tool was created as a part of an innovative clean-vehicle program recently launched in the Midwest. The consumer tool, called EVolution: Choices for a Smarter Purchase, is

Chicago Auto Show Features Electric Vehicle Test Drives

CHICAGO, Feb. 5, 2018 – Consumers attending the 2018 Chicago Auto Show will get a chance to test drive all-new electric and hybrid plug-in vehicles at the show, Feb. 10-19. Vehicles available for the outdoor test-drives include the all-new 2018 Nissan LEAF, new 2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid, and all-new 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV. The test-drives

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