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Freightliner M2 112 Goes All-Natural

Portland, Ore.-based Freightliner introduces the Business Class M2 112 NG, its first natural gas-powered truck. 2010 EPA emissions-compliant, the truck is targeted for natural gas utilities, port operations, and municipalities.

The Staples 2,200-unit fleet includes Isuzu N-Series and FTR; International MaxxForce 255 4300; and Freightliner M2 Class 5, 6, and 7 medium-duty trucks.

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Staples Fleet Tests Diesel-Electric Viability

In greening its fleet, Staples goes to great lengths to pair an electric propulsion system with a diesel engine and urges other fleets to demand more from OEMs to more closely meet their needs.

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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?"

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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Bright Ideas Energize Fleet Management

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

Art by Henry Olivas

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When Hybrid Batteries Die

The batteries in hybrid vehicles today are based on nickel-metal hydride technology. They last a long time, but not forever. Here is what to do when the battery in a hybrid dies.

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Navigating California's New Ruling on Diesel Emissions

On Dec. 11, California adopted the most stringent emission standards in the nation for on-road heavy-duty diesel trucks with a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) greater than 14,000 lbs.

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Malfunction Indicator Mandated for 2010 Emissions Standards

Starting in 2010, OEMs will be required to install dashboard malfunction indicator lights and diagnostic trouble codes on heavy-duty trucks to warn drivers of emission problems.

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'RydeGreen' Hybrid Trucks Maximize Fuel & Minimize Costs

Ryder’s approach to improving fleet fuel efficiency helps fleets reap the bottom-line benefits of going green.

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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.

Learn from the experts at Automotive Fleet the ways fleet organizations are greening their fleets. The Green Fleet Channel brings you the latest in the reduction of fuel costs and alternative energy solutions for fleet cars and trucks.
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