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<br />Sixty percent of a drive tire&#39;s fuel economy is derived from its tread<br />elements, said Donn Kramer, Goodyear Tire &amp;amp; Rubber Co. director of<br />marketing for commercial tires.

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The Drive (Tire) Toward Fuel Economy

Tread design tweaks help lower resistance.

Yokohoma’s 703ZL tires are included on the Environmental Protection Agency’s list of SmartWay-verified technologies.

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Tiremakers Go Green with SmartWay

EPA fuel efficiency designation is the hot thing in truck tires. While SmartWay-verified tires are mandated on heavy trucks, medium-duty fleets can also benefit from more fuel-efficient tires.

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Top 10 Most Viewed Stories in 2009

Top viewed stories included "What Fleet Managers Should Know About Diesel Particulate Filters," "Aftermarket Crew Cab Conversions Offered for Several Medium-Duty Trucks," and "Materials of Trade - Are You Sure You Know the Limits?"

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State of the Fleet Market Outside North America

Global Fleet Services is an international alliance of fleet management companies representing global regional markets. The alliance met in Spain to discuss fleet trends in Africa, Asia, Australia, and Latin America.

Jack Roush, chairman of ROUSH Enterprises (holding microphone), presented keys to the first production 2010 ROUSH liquid propane-injected Ford F-250 to Ferrellgas in June.

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GREEN FLEET: Propane Offers Fleets Powerful Performance

Roush Enterprises has worked with the Propane Education & Research Council to produce several propane models for fleets.

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Top 6 Fleet Trends in the Medium-Duty Truck Market

Medium-duty truck sales have declined sharply, as have resale values, due to the recession and the slowdown in new construction. Many fleets are extending service lives, which threatens to increase future maintenance costs.

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Bright Ideas Energize Fleet Management

From acquisition to remarketing, a compilation of best ideas in managing successful, cost-effective, and efficient fleets is presented.

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Medium-Duty Operating Costs Increase in 2008-CY

The biggest factor behind the spike in medium-duty operating costs was the increase in diesel prices, which jumped 32 percent from the then-historical high in 2007. Other factors included increased labor rates and higher taxes.

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ROUSH Introduces Propane-Powered F-250/F-350

After the successful launch of the propane-powered F-150, ROUSH is introducing a liquid-propane conversion for the F-250 and F-350.

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Hybrid Large Trucks: the Road to Viability

Through the support of WestStart-CALSTART’s Hybrid Truck Users Forum, 13 utility fleets became early adopters of medium- and heavy-duty hybrid truck technology. Fleet managers report substantial fuel savings and few maintenance issues, though greater production is needed to drive premiums down.

The Fuel Management channel offers news, articles, tools and company profiles on one of the most important issues facing fleet managers. Examine the latest on managing fuel costs, trends and forecasts and learn best practices from experts in the fleet industry.

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