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This Bright House Transit Connect is the company's first which will run entirely on compressed natural gas (CNG). (PHOTO: Westport)

Bright House Network Acquires CNG Transit Connect

Looking to reduce its footprint, Bright House Networks turned to BAF Technlogies for a dedicated compressed natural gas (CNG) powered Ford Transit Connect.

EBMUD currently operates 1,206 units comprised of Class 1-8 vehicles. (Photo: East Bay Municipal Utility District)

East Bay Utility Trucks Broken Into at Fleet Facility

Despite heavy security measures, criminals managed to break into East Bay Municipal Utility District’s maintenance yard several times this month and steal equipment from utility trucks.

Omaha Truck Center to Build Omaha's First Natural Gas-Compliant Truck Dealership

The dealership network is working with Metropolitan Utilities District (MUD) of Omaha to promote the use of natural gas vehicles and provide resources to local fleet operators. The truck dealership will also be located adjacent to MUD's CNG fueling station.

Photo by Paul Clinton.

Toyota Brings Driver Awareness Vehicle to Los Angeles

Toyota presented a driver safety vehicle that helps keep the driver's attention and awareness on the road ahead at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The Driver Awareness Vehicle (DAR-V) is a Sienna minivan that incorporates Microsoft Kinect console technology.

F-Series Surpasses 2012 Sales

Ford F-Series marked an important milestone on November 22, with calendar year-to-date sales already surpassing full-year 2012 truck sales.

Photo courtesy of Toyota.

Toyota Releases 2014 Highlander Hybrid Full Details

Toyota marked its world debut of the all-new, third-generation Toyota Highlander Hybrid at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

New Commercial Registrations (GVW 3-8) Quarterly Volume by Calendar Year

Commercial Vehicle Registrations Increase Nearly 3%, Best Since 2007

New commercial vehicle registrations in classes 3-8 for the first nine months of the 2013 were 426,718 units, up 2.8% from the same period in the 2012, according to a new report from IHS Automotive/Polk.

Consumers Energy crews work Nov. 19, 2013, to restore power to the public after a major storm swept through Michigan two days earlier. Workers made considerable progress after the Nov. 17 storm knocked out power to close to 300,000 homes and businesses. (Photo: Consumers Energy)

Utility Crews Work Around the Clock During Storm

Utility companies in Illinois and surrounding states had their work cut out for them this past week after the tornadoes that struck Illinois on Nov. 17. Countless hours were spent before, during, and after the storm to ensure customers were being communicated with and had services restored as quickly as possible.

Logo via Nissan.

Nissan Appoints New Fleet Sales Director

Matt Burhart is taking over as director of light commercial vehicles sales and marketing, which encompasses the company's fleet sales.

Photo of Michael Quimby courtesy of PHH Arval.

PHH Arval Appoints SVP for U.S. Sales

PHH Arval has promoted Michael Quimby to senior vice president of U.S. sales to oversee an enhanced sales team, the fleet management company announced Friday.

L.A. Auto Show Highlights: Pickups, SUVs, Vans

The L.A. Auto Show, which opened this week, has put a spotlight on a number of new and returning vehicles, including pickups, SUVs, and vans.

The first CNG-capable F-150 recently rolled off of Ford's assembly line in Kansas City

First CNG Ford F-150 Rolls Off Assembly Line

The first 2014 F-150 with the ability to run on compressed natural gas (CNG) rolled off automaker’s Kansas City assembly line, according to the Ford Motor Company.

Analysis: Ford F-350 and GMC Sierra 3500 Diesels Have Low TCO

A recently released Diesel Cost-of-Ownership Analysis showed that 12 of 26 diesel vehicles measured have a lower total cost-of-ownership than their gasoline-powered counterparts.

Chicago-Area Company Reins in Fleet Management Expenses

The man responsible for 120 vehicles at a Chicago-area mosquito control company put the brakes on his company’s fleet expenses with an easy to install plug-and-play fleet management solution.

Ford's Edge Concept will feature a host of automated driving features.

Ford Edge Concept Gets Autonomous Driving Features

Ford Motor Company unveiled its Edge Concept mid-size SUV during the L.A. Auto Show on Wednesday.

The ARI sales department circa the 1950s.<br />

ARI Celebrates 65 Years in the Fleet Management Industry

ARI has marked 65 years in the fleet management industry. The company, which was founded in 1948 by Steward Holman, has become a global fleet management and services provider.

Photos courtesy of NV Energy.This is an NV Energy hybrid trouble truck.

How NV Energy Extended Fleet Maintenance Intervals

In this Q&A, NV Energy’s fleet maintenance team leader Randy Koss details the utility’s exportable power initiatives and findings, and how hybrid boom truck technology contributes to longer maintenance intervals.

Photo by David Lewis, Entergy Arkansas.Chi T Le, journeyman serviceman for Entergy Arkansas, lines the truck with cones before getting to work.

Arkansas Drivers Required to Make Way for Utility Vehicles

House Bill 1750, signed into law as Act 579, requires drivers to move over for utility vehicles displaying, blue, red, amber, white, or green lights that are flashing, revolving or rotating.

2014 Chevrolet Silverado photo courtesy of GM.

Road & Track Names Best Cars, Pickup

Road & Track named the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado full-size truck the "best pickup" of 2013 among eight vehicles featured as "Best Cars of 2013."

Chevrolet has unveiled the 2015-MY Colorado mid-size pickup.

Chevrolet Unveils All-New 2015 Colorado Mid-Size Pickup

Chevrolet has reentered the mid-size truck market in the U.S. with debut of the all-new 2015 Chevrolet Colorado. The new Colorado will feature a 2.5L I-4 engine as standard.

Positive Forecast for Work Truck Application Markets

Across the board, IHS Global Insight numbers can be seen as a positive for the work truck industry.

2014 Nissan Rogue Offers Updated Technology

New dynamic technologies on Nissan's all-new 2014 Rogue include such features as Active Trace Control, Active Engine Braking, and Active Ride Control.

The testing program was modeled for a fleet size of 40 trucks with hydraulic fluid reservoirs of approximately 30 gallons each.

Waste Pro Transitions to New Hydraulic Fluid

Waste Pro USA, Inc. has approved RSC Bio Solutions’ EnviroLogic hydraulic fluids in its fleet of 1,500 solid waste vehicles, following a year-long test program.

ALG's 14th Annual Residual Value Awards

ALG announced the results of its 14th annual Residual Value Awards, with Honda Accord earning the awards for top Intermediate Car, and Toyota Tundra named Top Mid-Size Pickup.

The fleet supports the needs of the electric, natural gas, water, and wastewater crews throughout the utility&amp;rsquo;s service area. (Photo: Colorado Springs Utilities)

Colorado Springs Utilities to Outsource Fleet Maintenance in 2014

Starting Jan. 1, 2014, fleet maintenance services for Colorado Springs Utilities’ 1,282-unit fleet will be handled by Serco as part of a five-year contract awarded by the utility and the City of Colorado Springs.

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