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Rotary Lift Introduces Mobile Column Lift Rental Program

Rotary Lift has introduced a first mobile column lift rental program. Customers can choose from three of Rotary Lift’s popular Mach series of mobile column lifts: the standard version with 18,000 pounds of capacity per column (MCH418); the wireless model with 18,000 pounds of capacity per column (MCHW418) or the compact model with 13,000 pounds of capacity per column (MCH413).

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Snap-on Two-Speed Tilt-Back Tire Changer

The new Two-Speed Tilt-Back Tire Changer (EEWH326A) from Snap-on will reduce the amount of time it takes to dismount and mount tires. This tire changer features a two-speed turntable that offers a forward speed of 14 rpm to provide faster throughput when mounting the initial bead.

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Shell Launches Fuel Card for Fleets With 80-Plus Vehicles

Shell launched the Shell Fleet Navigator Card, a flexible fuel card for large fleets. The Shell Fleet Navigator Card allows managers to tailor their fuel network to control when, where and what fuel sites their drivers use, helping to alter driver behavior and increase savings for the company.

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Brutus Commerical Vehicle with Cab, Heat & A/C

The Brutus with cab, heat & A/C features heating and air conditioning, slide-through access, and a 24-hp diesel engine with hydrostatic transmission.

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Alliant Energy to Sell Its Minnesota Electric and Natural Gas Distribution Businesses

The electric distribution business in the state will be sold to Southern Minnesota Energy Cooperative (SMEC), a combined group of 12 neighboring electric cooperatives. Alliant Energy’s Minnesota natural gas business will be sold to Minnesota Energy Resources Corporation, a subsidiary of Integrys Energy Group, Inc.

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Shell Launches Fuel Card for Fleets With 80-Plus Vehicles

Shell, one of the largest fuel card providers in the world, launched the Shell Fleet Navigator Card, a highly flexible fuel card for large fleets.

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Chevin Says Sales of Fleet Software Into Utility Sector Continue to Increase

The company says that a growing desire to gain greater visibility, reduce costs and promote compliance are all important factors behind the trend and points to new deals signed this year with Pike Electric, DC Water, Bell Canada, Washington Gas, Penn West, NESCO Equipment and more.

Photo courtesy of PG&E Currents.PG&E's new mobile gas detection system, called the Picarro Surveyor, is "1,000 times more sensitive than traditional gas leak detection equipment," according to the utility company.

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PG&E’s Mobile Surveyor Improves Gas Leak Detection

By installing new gas leak surveyors onto several fleet vehicles, PG&E is able to reduce safety risks for its crew members and its natural gas pipelines, while increasing efficiency and accuracy in detecting gas leaks.

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Reported Fatalities Related to Aerial Work Platforms Up 65%

Findings from the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) reveal that 28 fatalities worldwide involving aerial work platforms were reported in the first half of 2013.

The company currently operates 77 ROUSH CleanTech Ford E-250 propane autogas vans and will increase that number over the next year. (Photo courtesy of DIRECTV)

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DIRECTV Details Plans to Expand Propane Fleet in 2014

The company currently operates 77 ROUSH CleanTech Ford E-250 propane autogas vans and will increase that number over the next year. Low cost and accessibility of fuel; vehicle return on investment; and accessibility to high occupancy vehicle lanes are just a few of the reasons why.

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