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January 2018, Government Fleet - Cover Story

Low-Budget Greening for Fleets and Maintenance Facilities

Reyna Ayala with the East Orange County (Calif.) Water District is one of the Ford Fusion plug-in vehicle’s most frequent users, helping increase utilization of the EV. Photo courtesy of EOCWD

By Thi Dao

From becoming a more environmentally friendly shop to increasing utilization and right-sizing vehicles, fleets can take a number of steps for a cleaner fleet and operation.

Tags: Alternative Fuels, Renewable Diesel, Maintenance Facilities, Recycling, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Utilization, Rightsizing, Biofuels

May 2017, Automotive Fleet - Feature

ADP Converts North American Sales Fleet to Hybrid Electric

Ford Fusion Hybrids account for 78% of ADP’s North American sales fleet. These vehicles achieve about 44 mpg in the city and 41 on highways. Photo courtesy of arvind govindaraj via creative commons

By Eric Gandarilla

Four years ago, ADP began converting its fleet to more fuel-efficient and less-polluting vehicles. Eventually, the company decided to convert its entire fleet to hybrid-electric vehicles.

Tags: Ford Fusion Hybrid, Alternative Fuels, ADP, Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids

October 2016, Government Fleet - Feature

Hyundai’s New Electric, Hybrid & Fuel Cell Vehicles

By Roselynne Reyes

ghyhas ventured into alternative powertrain vehicles with its latest collection of hybrid, electric, and fuel cell models.

Tags: Battery-Electric Vehicles, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Hyundai, Hyundai Sonata, Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Alternative Fuels

February 2015, Automotive Fleet - Feature

These Factors Are Impacting Sales of Alternative Fuel Vehicles

Photo courtesy of Toyota.

By Ricky Beggs

While hybrid vehicle sales are increasing, the total percentage of overall sales is not. Alternative-fuel vehicles are still garnering interest, but several factors are impacting sales.

Tags: Black Book, Fuel Prices, Alternative Fuels

September 2014, Green Fleet Magazine - Cover Story

2015 Alt-Fuel Vehicle Introductions

Photo of GMC Sierra 2500 HD courtesy of GM.

By Lauren Fletcher and Chris Wolski

If there's one common denominator in all of this year's alt-fuel offerings it's efficiency, which extends from the fuel type to include advanced materials and design.

Tags: 2015-MY, Alternative Fuels, Bi-Fuel CNG, Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Battery-Electric Vehicles

January 2014, Green Fleet Magazine - Feature

Kansas City is Kicking the Petroleum Habit

Kansas City Regional Clean Cities Coalition Co-coordinator Aaron Brown fills up the Metropolitan Energy Center’s compressed natural gas (CNG) van.

By Julie Sutor, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Kansas City Regional Clean Cities Coalition is helping fleets transition to alternative fuels.

Tags: Federal Grants, City of Kansas City, Alternative Fuels

July 2013, Green Fleet Magazine - Feature

Fleet Professionals to Gather at the Green Fleet Conference & Expo in Phoenix

The Green Fleet Conference features cutting-edge keynote speakers.

By Staff

Fleet professionals will gather at the largest green fleet conference to discuss alternative fuels and automotive technological advancements.

Tags: Green Fleet Conference, Phoenix, Alternative Fuels

November 2009, Green Fleet Magazine - Feature

Green Initiatives Flourish in Commercial Truck Fleets

By Lauren Fletcher & Grace Lauron

Several truck fleets have taken steps to make their operations more environmentally friendly by deploying alternative-fuel models.

Tags: Compressed Natural Gas, Alternative Fuels

July 2009, Green Fleet Magazine - Feature

AT&T Fleet Connects to the Right Solutions

By Cheryl Knight

Right-sizing vehicles, utilizing technology, and employing an alternative-fuel vehicle fleet, where appropriate, allows AT&T’s Fleet Operations to cost effectively manage its fleet of more than 85,000 vehicles.

Tags: AT&T, Compressed Natural Gas, Alternative Fuels

May 2009, Green Fleet Magazine - Feature

Las Vegas Fleet is 90 Percent Green

Biodiesel-powered street sweepers are among the 1,350 alt-fuel vehicles in the 1,500-unit Las Vegas fleet.

By Lauren Fletcher

Operating a 90-percent alternative-fuel fleet brings the City of Las Vegas to the forefront of the “going green” movement. The City utilizes its green fleet to prove alt-fuel viability.

Tags: Biodiesel, Alternative Fuels

January 2009, Green Fleet Magazine - Feature

Constable Fleet Saves Through Alternative Fuel

By Mike Scott

The Clark County Constable owns its fleet of 21 hybrids and plans to invest in other alternative-fuel options. The unit’s success can be duplicated by other public fleets.

Tags: Alternative Fuels, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids

March 2008, Green Fleet Magazine - Feature

Corporate Fleets Embrace the 'Green'

PepsiCo-FritoLay is one of several fleets employing hybrid-electric trucks as part of corporate green initiatives.

By Grace Lauron

Private sector fleets are taking on more social responsibility with green fleet initiatives.

Tags: Prius, SECURA, Environmentally Friendly, Ford Escape, FedEx, UPS, Bristol-Myers Squibb, FPL, Novartis, PepsiCo, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Coca-Cola, Alternative Fuels, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids

October 2007, Green Fleet Magazine - Feature

Secura to Expand Fleet's Alt-Fuel Profile

Secura Insurance plans to transition its fleet vehicle composition to 90-percent Ford Escape Hybrids and a  smattering of E-85 vehicles.”

By Chad Simon

In addition to replacing its remaining conventionally powered vehicles with hybrids, Secura Insurance plans to delve into the world of ethanol.

Tags: SECURA, E-85, Alternative Fuels, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids



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