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UPS Goes Green with Workhorse

The all-new hybrid-electric delivery vehicle will deliver 400 percent of the fuel economy of a comparable gasoline-powered vehicle, and features the truckmaker’s E-GEN technology.

There are several alternative energy options fleet managers can consider to maximize their fleet’s energy budget and increase energy savings. Photo via iStockphoto.com

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Five Steps for Managing Your Fleet's Energy Budget

Energy consumption accounts for a large part of a fleet’s operating budget. Fleet managers need to look for efficient and long-lasting ways to reduce this expense.

During hands-on practical skill building, technicians use a depth gauge to assess damage on a compressed natural gas (CNG) cylinder.

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CNG Fuel System Inspections: Technician Training is Key

Technicians inspecting compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel systems should be trained on general and detailed visual inspections.

As part of its greener fleet purchases, the City of Glendale, Calif., replaced a larger diesel chassis with a smaller, gasoline-powered Ford F-550. The fleet plans to equip its next aerial trucks with a battery pack for the boom so operators won’t need to run the truck’s engine while the boom is in use.

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Overcoming the Challenges of Green Fleet Procurement

When fleets put a green fleet policy in place, there’s a ripple effect. Procurement is one area to feel the effects. How do fleets face these challenges — and come out on top in the long run?

A ceremony celebrated the 2,000th recipicent of HVIP's voucher program: (l to r) Marcie Rodriguez, Redwood Products, Barbara Riordan, CARB, and Hicidro Campa, Rush Truck Centers

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Delivery Fleet Gets $23K for Hybrid Truck

Through a California hybrid incentive program, this nursery supply business received a $23,000 voucher to put toward a new Hino hybrid truck.

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Dispelling CNG Safety Myths

There are many misconceptions about how safe compressed natural gas (CNG) is as a vehicle fuel. CNG has a number of properties that make it inherently safer than gasoline, diesel, and other alternative fuels.

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Making a Case for EVs in Fleets

Dave Head was the Sonoma County Fleet manager for 26 years but as an advocate for electric vehicles in fleets, he sees the new technology as a potential game changer, both for the environment and the bottom line.

ROUSH CleanTech can retrofit propane-autogas medium-duty vehicles, including the Ford F-450 (pictured).

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ROUSH Now Retrofitting Ford Medium-Duty Trucks

ROUSH CleanTech has been certified to convert customers’ existing Ford medium-duty vehicles with the 6.8L V-10 engine to run on propane autogas in all 50 states.

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How Targeting Inefficient Fleets Leads to Big Gains

Q&A with Fleet Technology Expo's opening keynote speaker Ian Wright. He's one of the founders of Tesla Motors but these days he is setting aside luxury electric cars to tackle a much larger problem: How to make medium-duty trucks more efficient.

Sheryl Connelly, the in-house futurist at Ford and one of the Fleet Technology Expo's Keynote speakers. Photo courtesy of Ford.

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Q&A: Ford's Resident Futurist, Sheryl Connelly

Sheryl Connelly is Ford's in-house futurist tasked with identifying global trends for the manufacturer. She is the closing keynote speaker at this year's Fleet Technology Expo.

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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Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Todd Ewing from Fleetmatics will answer your questions and challenges

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Fleet Management And Leasing

Jack Firriolo from Merchants will answer your questions and challenges

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