Vehicles Overview

The Land-of-Sky Clean Vehicles Coalition is housed at the Land-of-Sky Regional Council. Its service area is comprised of five counties in the western North Carolina region. This area corresponds to the geographic, economic and political boundaries of the Land-of-Sky Regional Council (Buncombe, Henderson, Madison and Transylvania counties) plus Haywood County that is served by LOSRC's French Broad River Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) and Land-of-Sky Rural Planning Organization (RPO) transportation planning programs. The Coalition serves a population of 475,361 in the five-county area. (2014 Census estimate).

Based on fleets that responded to our 2014 Clean Cities Annual Survey, the local existing alternative fuels market currently includes 1,454 AFVs utilizing Biodiesel, E85, CNG, LPG and Electrics. The existing Hybrid Electric Vehicle market based on reporting fleets is 140 vehicles. However according to the NC Department of Motor Vehicles (NCDMV) there are 1,718 registered hybrid electric vehicles in the five-county area.

There are 3 public and 30 private biodiesel fueling stations, 4 public and 1 private CNG station, 1 private E-85 station, 5 public LPG stations and 5 private LPG stations. There are 37 public and private electric charging stations with 90 charging cords opened through June 2015. Currently, no truck stop electrification systems, LNG stations or hydrogen fuel stations are located in the region.

Station locations are listed and mapped on the Department of Energy's Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center.


Natural Gas & Propane
Idle Reduction
Fuel Economy

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