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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.

The City of Dublin, Ohio, upgraded its maintenance facility to allow technicians to safely work on CNG vehicles. Photo courtesy of Marathon Corporation

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Upgrading a Maintenance Facility for CNG

An often overlooked or misunderstood aspect of a compressed natural gas (CNG) project is the garage upgrade. When upgrading a facility, various codes and best practices need to be considered.

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UPS Sets Aggressive Emissions-Reduction Goals

Reaching its emissions-reduction goals of 10 percent three years early, the parcel delivery fleet has upped its goals to achieve a 20-percent reduction by 2020.

The Zenith Electric Shuttle Van (pictured at last year's event) will be there at this year's Ride & Drive.

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Green Fleet Conference Offers Ride & Drive Event

This year’s Green Fleet Conference in Schaumburg, Ill., features the Ride & Drive event where attendees will have the chance to get behind the wheel of alternative-fueled vehicles from major automotive manufacturers.

Photo via Wikimedia.

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Exploring the Commercial Fleet Sessions at Green Fleet Conference

Commercial fleet managers can expect to get a wide variety of information at the 2014 Green Fleet Conference & Expo on Oct. 29-31. The four sessions will cover topics ranging from how to coach drivers to selling sustainability to C-level executives.

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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Howard Cook began his lengthy career with the Ford Motor Co. in 1926 and attended the Henry Ford Trade School in Dearborn, Mich.

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