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Clean Fleet Report

Clean Fleet Report details the transition to cars with best mileage and electric cars charged with renewable energy through a smart grid. Reports detail hybrid cars, plug-in hybrids, and electric cars. Also covered are sustainable transportation including public transit, high-speed rail, electric trucks and heavy-duty, diesel, biofuels, and car sharing in the United States.

John Addison

john 300 150x150 About UsJohn Addison is the Publisher and Founder of Clean Fleet Report. He is the author of Save Gas, Save the Planet and many articles at Clean Fleet Report. John is a member of the Western Automotive Journalists and the Society of Environmental Journalists. He has taught courses at U.C. Davis and U.C. Santa Cruz Extension. John Addison has delivered over 1,000 speeches, workshops, and moderated conference panels in over 20 countries.

Michael Coates

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Michael Coates is the Senior Editor of Clean Fleet Report and an internationally recognized expert in the field of automotive environmental issues. He has been an automotive editor and writer for more than three decades. His media experience includes Petersen Publishing (now part of Source Interlink), the Green Car Journal, trade magazines, newspaper and television news reporting. He currently serves on the board of Western Automotive Journalists and has been an organizer of that group’s “Future Cars, Future Technology” and “Silicon Valley Reinvents the Automobile” programs.

Max Baumhefner

max baumhefner 4k About UsMax Baumhefner, a guest contributor to Clean Fleet Report, is a Sustainable Energy Fellow with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). He is an attorney, outdoor enthusiast, and environmentalist. His focus is the juncture of the electricity and transportation sectors.  I work on policies designed to integrate electric vehicles into the grid and maximize their environmental benefits. I’m an environmentalist because my parents taught me to be responsible and clean up after myself, and I always do what my parents tell me.

Larry Hall

Larry E. Hall is a Senior Writer at Clean Fleet Report. His interest and passion for automobiles began at age 7, cleaning engine parts for his father, a fleet manager for a regional bakery. He has written about cars and the automobile industry for more than 25 years and has focused his attention on “green” cars and advanced technology vehicles. Larry’s articles have been published by Microsoft’s  MSNBC.com and MSN Autos as their alternative vehicles correspondent and is currently the Senior Editor at HybridCars.com. He is the founding president of the Northwest Automotive Press Association and a member of the Motor Press Guild.

John Faulkner

John Faulkner is an automotive marketing professional with more than 30 years experience branding, launching and marketing automobiles. He has worked with General Motors (all Divisions), Chrysler (Dodge, Jeep, Eagle), Ford and Lincoln-Mercury, Honda, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan and Toyota on consumer events and sales training programs. His interest in automobiles is broad and deep, beginning as a child riding in the back seat of his parent’s 1950 Studebaker.

Tom Bartley

tom bartley 250x350 25k 126x150 About UsTom Bartley is an expert guest contributor for the Clean Fleet Report. Mr. Bartley is an expert about vehicles, drive systems, and energy storage. Tom Bartley has a BSEE and MSEE from Stanford University. He is a life member of the IEEE and a member of SAE. He is a director on the board of the San Diego Clean Fuel Coalition and works with Transpower in developing heavy-duty drive systems.


Save Gas, Save the Planet

cover 150x150 72dpi About UsThis 2009 book by John Addison details reducing the carbon footprint of transportation. Included are hundreds of success stories of real people that are riding clean, riding less, and riding together. Explore clean vehicles including electric vehicles, plug-in hybrids, and new cars with great mileage. See how the best employers promote flexible work and commute programs. Learn how families and friends are taking new approaches to sharing gas misers, gaining free time in the process. Develop new insights in the future of transportation, the auto industry, and into the great fuel race. Look Inside at Amazon and Free Chapter on Kindle


John Addison Presents Save Gas, Save the Planet

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