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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.

Image courtesy of iStockphoto.com.

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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.

Photo via Toyota

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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.

Clark County, Wash.’s fleet of Ford F-550 models (similar to above) improved routing for fuel gains. (PHOTO: Ford Motor Co.)

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Finding More Miles in Today's Fuels

Even with falling gasoline prices, fleets need to monitor and measure fuel use by drivers. Many of the techniques to increase mileage and, consequently, productivity are tried and true, but there are still new ideas to explore.

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What Being a Green Fleet Means Today

In changing and expanding Green Fleet Conference to the Fleet Technology Expo, group publisher of Automotive Fleet and Green Fleet Sherb Brown, explains how the concept of being “green” has evolved since launching the event about 8 years ago.

The Celerity system is built on low-pressure, non-humidified stack technology. Photo courtesy of Hydrogenics.

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Hydrogen Fuel Cell Power Arrives for Medium-Duty Trucks

Hydrogenics' new product, Celerity, a hydrogen fuel cell power system built for the medium- and heavy-duty truck and bus markets, is an all-inclusive system designed to reduce total cost of ownership.

Photo courtesy of Westport.

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Westport Offers CNG Transit Demos

Westport is giving fleets the opportunity to test compressed natural gas Ford Transit vans before they make an investment. The program has rolled been rolled out nationwide.

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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