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Alliant Switches Fleet Vehicles to Biofuels

Fleet operations at Madison, Wis.-based Alliant Energy Corp. uses biofuels to contribute to the company’s larger overall goal of using renewable energy sources as much as possible.

Gas many be the more economical choice for vehicles that will run 25,000 miles or less annually.

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Gas vs. Diesel

Which is best for your fleet? Several factors must be considered when deciding between gas or diesel. The following information will help guide your decision.

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Fleets Search for Effective Anti-Idling Solutions

Fleets large and small investigate wireless technologies and changing driver habits to reduce the fuel costs and environmental impact caused by excessive and unnecessary truck idling.

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15 Ways to Save Fuel

Although fuel prices continue to hit record highs, you can take action to maximize fuel efficiency. Here are 15 suggestions for better fuel economy and best practices from fleet operators.

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GPS Navigates PoolCorp in the Right Direction

By implementing GPS, PoolCorp can now manage its fleet more effectively, safely, and efficiently. The NetworkCar system has helped the fleet cut back on speeding, idling, accidents, and costs.

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Fueling Florida's Fiscal Fitness

How a fuel card program helped the State of Florida balance its budget — and prepare for the future.

B-100 biodiesel is received via tanker, into heated and insulated storage tanks, direct from the producer.

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The City of Fayetteville Converts to Biodiesel

After several years in the making, the City of Fayetteville, Ark.’s attempts to convert its diesel-powered vehicles to biodiesel have become a reality. Last June, out of 545 fleet vehicles, 52 percent were converted to biodiesel.

Odyne partnered with utility equipment manufacturer Dueco to develop an electric-powered aerial lift truck that can operate up to eight hours on one charge.

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Hybrid Lift Truck Helps Utilities Clean the Air

On the job, lift trucks often have to spend the day idling. A plug-in hybrid lift truck can cut much of that fuel use and emissions, while maintaining complete usability.

Medium-duty trucks such as this GMC Topkick can be ordered with the LPI fuel system.

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Propane Cleans Up Medium-Duty Trucks

Not only does propane offer lower capital costs than diesel power, but tax credits are also available for the resulting low-emission vehicles.

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What Fleet Managers Should Know About Diesel Particulate Filters

Developed to achieve government-mandated diesel emissions levels, DPF operation requires little driver involvement. The units are designed for long life, but must be properly maintained.

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