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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.

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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.

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Retrofitting Your Maintenance Shop for CNG

Retrofitting your fleet's maintenance garage so you can service compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles may seem like a daunting task, but Green Fleet Conference speaker Mark Ellis debunks these misconceptions.

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25 Ways to Save Fuel in Medium-Duty Trucks

From the equipment you spec and maintain to the fuel you buy to driver training and incentives, you’ll find tips for nearly any type of fleet.

UPS made headlines earlier this year when it announced a $70 million investment in propane-powered delivery trucks. Photo: UPS

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Propane Remains Popular Alternative Fuel in the U.S.

The country’s third most popular vehicle fuel powers everything from gas grills to medium-duty trucks.

John Viera, Director Sustainability & Vehicle Environmental Matters at Ford: Photo via Ford.

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Q&A: Green Fleet Conference Speaker John Viera

Closing the Green Fleet Conference this year is John Viera, the Director of Sustainability and Vehicle Environmental Matters at Ford. This year he'll be making a case that not only is going green achievable for fleets, it's good business.

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Medium-Duty Fleets Look for Alternative Drivetrain 'Holy Grail'

Following early deployments of pure electrics or hybrids, fleets examine new medium-duty hybrid plug-in vehicles for the “right fit.”

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Q&A: Green Fleet Conference Speaker Mark Smith

Mark Smith, the Department of Energy’s Clean Cities program’s vehicles technologies deployment manager, will be kick starting the 2014 Green Fleet Conference as its opening keynote speaker. We talked to him about he program, fleet challenges and more.

Downtown streets still pose a threat to delivery fleets' tires. Nobody will give up protection for fuel economy; the tire people say they won't have to.

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Medium-Duty Tires Go Fuel-Efficient

The factors driving tire design for medium-duty trucks has changed. Today, tire makers must balance fuel efficiency and bulletproof durability to stand up to a harsh P&D environment.

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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