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Tom Armstrong (left), fleet director for ThyssenKrupp Elevator, and Todd Mouw, ROUSH vice president of sales and marketing, revealed the fleet’s propane-powered van at the 2010 Green Fleet Conference.

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ThyssenKrupp Elevator Test Drives Propane Vehicles

ThyssenKrupp Elevator will roll out its initial propane-powered fleet vehicles in Phoenix by the end of 2010.

Kraft requires all carriers to shut off tractor engines while parked at its shipping locations.

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Kraft Foods Pursues Sustanability with Steps 'Big & Small'

The food company eliminated more than 50 million truck miles globally and took the equivalent of more than 50,000 truck shipments off the road between 2005 and 2009, significantly reducing fuel consumption and vehicle emissions.

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What Fleet Managers Should Know About Idle Limiters

Automatically controlling idling with engine idle limiters can help produce fuel economy savings, lower maintenance costs, and diminish a fleet’s carbon footprint.

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How Does the 2010 EPA Standard Impact Fleet Biodiesel Use?

The EPA’s 2010 standard calls for reductions in nitrogen oxide emissions by 83 percent from the 2007 mandate. Industry experts discuss the new standard’s impact on NOx levels, engine performance, and fuel quality.

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Ford Charges Up for the Transit Connect Electric

Drawing on the success of the Transit Connect, Ford Motor Company will release a battery-powered version of the commercial vehicle to help fleets lower operating costs.

AT&T plans to complete 1,850 CNG conversions during 2010.

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CNG Fills Up AT&T's Alt-Fuel Fleet

To meet a target of 15,000 alt-fuel vehicles by 2019, AT&T is replacing 8,000 of its fleet’s petroleum-powered service vehicles with compressed natural gas (CNG) models. This year, 1,850 service vehicles will be converted to CNG.

Eric Hansen, founder and president of Competitive Lawn Care, takes delivery of the first propane-powered Ford F-350 from Jack Roush at the ROUSH Performance assembly plant.

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Propane Provides Competitive Edge

Competitive Lawn Service may soon become the first lawn care company in the United States to run its vehicles and equipment entirely on propane.

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EPA HD OBD Ruling Impacts Medium-Duty Fleets

Effective Jan. 1, the heavy-duty onboard diagnostic (HD OBD) ruling requires truck manufacturers install OBD systems on trucks 14,001-lbs. GVWR or greater.

Ford E-Series Propane-Fueled Van

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ROUSH Offers Propane-Fueled Ford E-Series Vans

Meeting super ultra low emission vehicle (SULEV) II emission standards, ROUSH’s line of propane-fueled Ford E-Series vans was prompted by fleet manager interest.

Business Class M2 112

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Freightliner M2 112 Goes All-Natural

Portland, Ore.-based Freightliner introduces the Business Class M2 112 NG, its first natural gas-powered truck. 2010 EPA emissions-compliant, the truck is targeted for natural gas utilities, port operations, and municipalities.

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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