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How Old Is Your Diesel Exhaust Fluid?

If DEF has been stored in the vehicle over the past 12 months, API recommends that it be drained...

For vehicles being put back into service after a prolonged period — particularly in wintertime — fleets should follow these best practices when replacing diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) and engine oil to avoid mechanical issues and keep vehicles running smoothly.

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8 Ways to Reduce Fuel Costs Beyond the Pump

Often, much of the focus on fuel savings is aimed at the pump, but there are many ways that...

Fuel, regardless of type, is a huge component in overall fleet operating costs. There is only so much a fleet can do to reduce the cost of fuel itself. Looking beyond the pump is essential to real cost savings

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Santa Monica Seafood Delivers

The delivery fleet recently redesigned its vehicle graphics as part of an overall company...

In the growing world of last-mile delivery, everything from restaurants to event venues and even theme parks depends on SMS to deliver food on time and at the right temperature.

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Assessing the Ford F-150 Hybrid for Fleets

Our PowerBoost test truck was a 4x4 SuperCrew XLT with 5.5-foot bed. Ford thankfully decided...

Our test of the new F-150 PowerBoost netted an extraordinary 19.2 average mpg with a 1,732-lb. payload and 25.1 mpg without. Adding PowerBoost’s 12,700 lbs. of max towing, is it blasphemy to finally turn our backs on diesel for true work applications?

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How to Use the Materials of Trade Exceptions

Private fleets often transport hazardous materials (hazmat) while performing a service. These quantities are minimal and pose less of a hazard if released. But do these materials require compliance with the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR)? It depends.