Alternative Fuel Vehicles

Army showcases stealthy, hydrogen fuel cell vehicle
In a tactical situation, the last thing a Soldier wants to do is give away his position to the enemy. The ZH2 hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle promises to provide that important element of stealth.

Fueling the future: AF works to home-grow biofuels for DOD, industry
A need to address increases in petroleum costs with an environmentally friendly fuel source has led to a new way of looking at productionโ€”and the Defense Production Act Title III Program Office, part of the Air Force Research Laboratory, is playing a critical role in commercializing this technology.

FuelMaster System Supports Opening of Navy’s First Alternative Fueling Station in Hawaii
When Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Hawaii officially opened the first of three ethanol 85 (E85) fueling stations planned for the Navys fleet of flex-fuel vehicles, it did so with support from Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SSC) Atlantics Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) systems and applications sub-portfolio. The sub-portfolios employees designed, engineered and installed the system that authorizes and tracks fuel transactions at the station.

Malmstrom mechanics testing new bio-based vehicle oil
Testing a new bio-based synthetic oil which could potentially help the Air Forces initiative to use more sustainable materials and be environmentally conscious.

Analysis of Non-Tactical Vehicle Utilization at Fort Carson, CO
The Department of Defense (DOD) is considering integration of electric vehicles into its non-tactical vehicle (NTV) fleet to support efficiency goals and sustainable power initiatives.

EPA Office of Transportation and Air Quality

DOE Energy Policy Act

Federal Policy and Guidance

The Guidance for Claiming Exemptions from the Alternative Fueled Vehicle (AFV) Requirements of the Energy Policy Act (EPACT) and the Guidance Regarding Use of Alternative Fuels