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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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One Year Later: 2007 Diesel Emission Standards Implications for Fleet Operators

What are the considerations for your fleet today, when it comes to 2007 diesel emission standards?

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The Fleet Manager's Guide to Comparing Fuel Economy

Vehicles 8,500-lbs. GVWR or more are exempt from federal fuel economy requirements, making it more challenging to project fuel economy for vehicles such as 3/4-and 1-ton pickups, vans, and medium-duty trucks.

High fuel prices have taken an especially hard toll on fleets, in which larger vehicles consume more gasoline. Various efforts to maximize fuel are discussed.

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How to Maximize Fuel Efficiency

Truck fleet fuel saving strategies include right-sized vehicles, alt-fuel use, and driver education.

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Fuel Management RFP Musts

Fleet managers should treat the RFP as an introduction to their fleet and implement a checklist of must-haves so the basics don't fall through the cracks.

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High Cost of Fuel Increases Operating Costs

Fleet operating costs have increased, but at a slower pace than 2006. Across all vehicle segments, this increase was directly attributable to increased fuel costs, with a domino effect for other oil-based products such as tires.

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Comprehensive Fuel Management

A hedging program can be an invaluable tool to help manage the price of fuel and offset the risk of adverse price movements.

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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