This report draws on the wealth of information housed in the U.S. Department of EnergyAis Alternative Fuels Data Center at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Trends and analyses are examined from data as far back as 1991. The findings of those trends and salient features are summarized. Contents: Light Duty Original Manufacturer Vehicle Offerings; Fueling Station Analysis; State and Federal Laws and Incentives; The Clean Cities Program; The National Alternative Fuels and Clean Cities Hotlines; Final Remarks; Appendices. Illustrations.AFV/HEV Models Offered by OEMs 1991-2006 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 CHRYS FORD GM HONDA TOYOTA Others Because of negative publicity that seemed to be related to CNG tank cylinder problems (later determined not to be the cause), GM ... with its peak offerings in the 1999 to 2003 timeframe, when it manufactured CNG, E85, and electric vehicles (EVs). ... (SUV) hybrids were the Ford Escape (the first U.S. OEM hybrid) and the Toyota Highlander, offered initially in 2005.
|Title||:||Historical Perspective of Clean Cities and Alternative Fuels Data Center Trends|
|Author||:||J. K. O'Connor|
|Publisher||:||DIANE Publishing - 2009-05|