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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.

Photo courtesy of iStockPhoto.com.

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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.

Monarch Beverage in Indianapolis retrofitted its large shop with gas-safe light fixtures, methane detectors and ventilation fans as part of a conversion to CNG-powered tractors. Photo: Tom Berg

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Navigating A Natural Gas Shop Conversion

If you’re planning to add natural gas trucks to your fleet, you will likely have to make some modifications to your shop. That exercise could go smoothly or not, depending on how much homework you do in advance.

Diesel particulate filters help cleanse exhaust and give us cleaner air to breathe, but they cause frequent grief and expense.

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Diesel Particulate Filters: Blessing and Curse

Diesel particulate filters help cleanse exhaust and give us cleaner air to breathe, but they cause frequent grief and expense.

Photo courtesy of Schwan's Home Service.

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Schwan's Gains Economic Benefits From Propane Autogas

Schwan's Home Service prevented the emission of a cumulative 31,450 tons of greenhouse gases in one year by using propane autogas.

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Fueling Your Natural Gas Vehicle

Fleets looking to switch to natural-gas-fueled vehicles can reduce fuel costs by up to 40 percent or more. Understanding the variations in fueling station types, and how the fleet needs to fuel, can help in making the decision.

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How to Create a Sustainable Green Fleet Policy

Implementing a well thought-out green fleet policy can cut both costs and emissions — yielding benefits for fleets, communities, and beyond.

Ford's Explorer adds a 2.3L EcoBoost engine. Photo by Paul Clinton.

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2014 L.A. Auto Show Press Day Impressions

Compact crossovers, performance vehicles, and hydrogen fuel-cell technology takes center stage in Los Angeles.

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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Fuel Management

Bernie Kanavagh from WEX will answer your questions and challenges

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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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