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It's common knowledge that most carmakers selling cars in Europe have a set of models that are a little "greener" than the rest of the line-up. Each OEM's respective marketing department created a set of evocative names for these models, like Citroën's Airdream. Now, Citroën has taken the good idea a step further: mating the green label to its fleet cars. This makes cars with reduced CO2 emissions and lower fuel consumption available to fleet users, and it also makes sense from an econ

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While UPS is one of the companies that will test a hydraulic hybrid vehicle (HHV) from Hybra-Drive sometime next year, it has already done testing with a similar type truck from Eaton. The initial 18-month trial saw upwards of 50 percent less fuel burned and was positive enough for the delivery giant to order up seven of the HHVs. UPS calculates they see could a 30 percent reduction in CO2 emissions under actual working conditions. The first two trucks will be delivered in early 2009 for the Mi

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The 2006 GreenFleet Awards, designed to get fleet owners to greenify their vehicles, were held last week. There were dozens of categories rewarding electric vehicle producers, alternative fuel distributors and more. One interesting award was given to the winner of a 30-mile fuel burning test drive through central London. While the Hyundai Getz in the event didn't win outright, it did burn less fuel than two Toyota Priuses in the competition. The Hyundai Getz 1.5 CRTD won the Transport for London

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