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May 3, 2013 - Industry News

Goodyear Storm Priority Aims to Keep Utility Fleets on the Road During Crises

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has launched Goodyear Storm Priority, a new service designed to help keep utility trucks up and running as crews work to restore power during and after severe weather incidents.

Tags: Goodyear, Goodyear Storm Priority, Storm Response

February 1, 2013 - Industry News

Research and Markets: Service & Utility Truck/Body Manufacturing in North America

Research and Markets announced the addition of the "Service & Utility Truck/Body Manufacturing in North America" report to its offering.

January 29, 2013 - Industry News

CNG Will Power Pennsylvania American Water's Fleet

Pennsylvania American Water officials joined with Pennsylvania Speaker of the House Sam Smith and Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection officials to mark the company’s launch of a compressed natural gas (CNG) pilot for its vehicle fleet.

Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, Ford F-250, American Water

November 9, 2012 - Industry News

Terex Services North America Formed

REDMOND, WA – Terex Corporation (TEX) announced today that it will leverage the combined strengths of Terex Equipment Services (TES) and Crane America Services (CAS) to form the new service provider: Terex Services North America.

Tags: Terex

May 23, 2012 - Industry News

Utility Equipment Leasing Corporation Adds to Rental Fleet to Support Electrical Transmission and Distribution Markets

To meet customer demand, Utility Equipment Leasing Corporation (UELC) has added more than 60 new trucks to the fleet thus far in 2012, with more to come.

Tags: UELC, Bucket Trucks, Digger Derricks, Truck Rental, Truck Leasing

May 16, 2012 - Industry News

ARI Hosts Energy Fleet Forum

MT. LAUREL, NJ – ARI – Automotive Resources International, a leading global fleet services provider specializing in complex car and truck fleets, hosted its largest energy fleet forum to date.

Tags: ARI, Fleet Management Companies, energy

May 4, 2012 - Industry News

Driving Dynamics New Backing & Parking Course for Utility & Service Fleets

NEWARK, DE – The recently introduced behind-the-wheel training program for Backing and Parking for utility and service fleets by DRIVING DYNAMICS includes online, classroom, and hands-on training for each driver.

Tags: Driving Dynamics, Parking, Education, Backing, Online Training, classroom training

May 2, 2012 - Industry News

PHH Arval Launches Telecommunications and Utility Conference, Survey

SPARKS, MD – Recently unveiled at the inaugural PHH Arval Telecommunications and Utility Conference, a new company survey shows that fleet managers are primarily focused on fuel economy and green initiatives.

Tags: PHH Arval, Survey

February 22, 2012 - Press Release

GPS Insight to Host Utility Fleet Webinar

GPS Insight, a provider of GPS tracking (AVL) solutions for commercial fleets, will be hosting a webinar which speaks to the use of GPS tracking for utility fleets.

Tags: GPS Insight, Utility Fleets, Webinar

February 1, 2012 - Industry News

ComEd ReceivesNew Advanced Odyne Systems Plug-In Hybrid Digger Derrick

Terex Commander 4042 digger derrick

Commonwealth Edison Company (ComEd), one of the largest utilities in the United States, has taken delivery of the first digger derrick featuring an advanced Odyne plug-in hybrid propulsion system.

Tags: Odyne, Terex, ComEd, Digger Derricks

August 30, 2011 - Industry News

Central Hudson Gas & Electric Adds Volt to Growing Alt-Fuel Fleet

Central Hudson's new Chevrolet Volt

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY -- A Chevrolet Volt is now a part of Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corp.’s utility fleet, and the vehicle will be tested as part of a research and development program for plug-in electric hybrid vehicles.

Tags: Hybrid Trucks, Chevrolet Volt, Central Hudson Gas & Electric, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles

September 15, 2010 - Industry News

Pace Edwards Offers Retractable Utility Bed Cover

Pace Edwards Utility Bed

CENTRALIA, WA - The Retractable Utility Bed Cover from Pace Edwards designed specifically for utility truck beds, is the only manufacturer to offer a retractable cover with an electric or manual feature.

Tags: Pace Edwards, Service Bodies

September 8, 2010 - Industry News

Madison Gas & Electric Chooses Plug-In Hybrid for Fleet

Odyne Systems, LLC, working in collaboration with DUECO, Inc., has provided Madison Gas & Electric its first Odyne 18 kWh plug-in hybrid unit mounted on a Terex 60 ft. bucket truck.

Tags: Odyne, Terex, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Bucket Trucks

September 10, 2009 - Industry News

Wisconsin Utilities Purchase Plug-In Hybrid Utility Trucks

Marshfield and Plymouth Utilities, headquartered in Wisconsin, are the first utilities in the state to own and add a plug-in hybrid utility truck to their fleets.

Tags: Odyne, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Wisconsin, Dueco, Digger Derricks, Bucket Trucks

May 19, 2009 - Industry News

Automakers Must Meet 35.5 MPG Average by 2016

President Obama's proposed standards cover model years 2012-2016 and ultimately require an average fuel economy standard of 35.5 mpg in 2016.

Tags: CAFE, Chrysler, General Motors, Green Mountain Power, Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, Merck

March 6, 2009 - Industry News

Green Mountain Power Adds First Hybrid Bucket Truck to Fleet

With the new hybrid technology, GMP expects to reduce fuel usage up to 60 percent, idling time by 87 percent, and lower maintenance costs.

Tags: biodiesel, Green Mountain Power, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Bucket Trucks

October 21, 2008 - Industry News

DUECO, Inc. Unveils Plug-In Hybrid Digger Derrick

DUECO Inc., in conjunction with Odyne Corp., has unveiled a plug-in hybrid electric digger derrick to dig holes and set electric poles by utility companies.

Tags: Digger Derricks, Dueco, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles

August 6, 2008 - Industry News

Cox Enterprises Reduces Fuel Usage and Carbon Emissions With New Fuel-Sipping Hybrid Trucks

Continuing its transition to a more environmentally-friendly fleet, Cox Enterprises has added nine International Durastar Hybrid Bucket Trucks to its fleet.

Tags: Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Cox Enterprises, Bucket Trucks, International DuraStar

January 30, 2008 - Industry News

Cox Communications Takes Delivery of Enova Hybrid Vehicles

Enova Systems, a developer of proprietary electric, hybrid, and fuel cell digital power management systems, has designed, integrated, and delivered two service vehicles with Enova's Post-Transmission Parallel Hybrid Drive System to Cox Communications.

Tags: Cox Enterprises, Enova Systems

July 3, 2007 - Industry News

Southwest Gas Gets Ford's Ethanol Hybrids

LAS VEGAS– Ford Motor Company's demonstration fleet of ethanol-fueled hybrids is ready to go to work on the streets of Las Vegas. Ford recently handed over the keys to an E-85 Escape Hybrid to Southwest Gas — the vehicle will be used in customer service applications.

August 9, 2005 - Industry News

Green Mountain Power Trucks to Run on B-20 Biodiesel

COLCHESTER, VT — Green Mountain Power's fleet of linetrucks will begin using biodiesel as a result of a new fuel arrangement with Champlain Oil Co. Green Mountain Power plans to introduce the clean-burning, organically produced fuel to its more than 20 diesel engine trucks in the Chittenden and Addison County areas this month.

Tags: Green Mountain Power, biodiesel

July 13, 2004 - Industry News

Time Warner Cable-San Diego Fleet Decreases Preventable Collisions by 41%

Time Warner Cable-San Diego has reduced preventable collisions by 41 percent using the DriveCam Driving Feedback System. The DriveCam program, which is offered by DriveCam Video Systems, prevents accidents by recording driving incidents and providing drivers with unbiased feedback on their driving habits.

Tags: Time Warner Cable, DriveCam, Accident Management, San Diego

November 28, 2001 - Press Release

Rostra Says Obstacle Sensing Device Helps Reduce Fleet Operating Costs

The system is designed specifically for use in fleets, and is available for installation in a variety of local delivery and medium-sized trucks, utility vehicles, cargo vans and private equipment.

Tags: Time Warner Cable, Backing, Active Safety Systems

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