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October 2016, Government Fleet - Feature

Hyundai’s New Offerings Go Green

By Roselynne Reyes

The automaker has 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

September 2016, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

What's Available in Hybrid and Electric Drive Systems

Many of Odyne’s hybrid systems go into utility service trucks, where they work cleanly and  silently on job sites. Public utilities, municipalities and other high-profile fleets are still interested in cutting emissions and fuel use, the manufacturer says. Photo: Odyne Systems

By Tom Berg

Interest has waned in the face of low fuel prices, but ‘price points’ are lower and the business remains active.

Tags: Fuel Efficiency, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Hybrid Trucks

January 2016, Government Fleet - Feature

Are Electric Vehicles Here to Stay?

Sonoma County, Calif., has 58 plug-in electric vehicles, 29 of which are battery-electric sedans. Photo courtesy of City of Sonoma County

By Shelley Ernst

Early adopters of electric vehicles took a risk on new technology. Years later, fleets share whether the risk has paid off.

Tags: Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Nissan Leaf, Toyota Prius, Chevrolet Volt, Seattle, Ford C-MAX Hybrid, Battery-Electric Vehicles

December 2015, Green Fleet Magazine - Feature

UPS Goes Green with Workhorse

Photo courtesy of Workhorse

By Lauren Fletcher

The all-new hybrid-electric delivery vehicle will deliver 400 percent of the fuel economy of a comparable gasoline-powered vehicle, and features the truckmaker’s E-GEN technology.

Tags: Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, UPS, Workhorse, Battery-Electric Vehicles

August 2015, Government Fleet - WebXclusive

Making a Case for EVs in Fleets

Photo via Toyota

By Steven Martinez

Dave Head was the Sonoma County Fleet manager for 26 years but as an advocate for electric vehicles in fleets, he sees the new technology as a potential game changer, both for the environment and the bottom line.

Tags: Sonoma County, Alternative Fuels & Hybrids, Public Fleet Hall of Fame, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Fleet Technology Expo

June 2015, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive

How Targeting Inefficient Fleets Leads to Big Gains

Ian Wright

By Steven Martinez

Q&A with Fleet Technology Expo's opening keynote speaker Ian Wright. He's one of the founders of Tesla Motors but these days he is setting aside luxury electric cars to tackle a much larger problem: How to make medium-duty trucks more efficient.

Tags: Fuel Efficiency, Turbine Truck Engines, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Fleet Technology Expo, Wrightspeed, Medium-Duty Trucks

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

September 2013, Green Fleet Magazine - Cover Story

2014-MY Expands Fleets' OEM Green Options

2014-MY Ford F-150 CNG

By Lauren Fletcher

The 2014 model-year will see all-new hybrid, electric, extended-range electric, compressed natural gas (CNG), diesel, and even some highly fuel-efficient gasoline models.

Tags: Alternative-fuel vehicles, Compressed Natural Gas, Extended-Range Electric Vehicles, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, MY 2014, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Battery-Electric Vehicles

May 2013, Green Fleet Magazine - Feature

Large & Recharged: Top Electric Fleets

By Grace Suizo

Electric and hybrid vehicles have found a home in several of the country’s largest commercial fleet operations.

Tags: Cox Enterprises, Johnson Controls, AT&T, PG&E, UPS, FPL, Coca-Cola, Verizon, GE, Frito-Lay, Staples, Duke Energy, FedEx Express, DHL Express, Merck, Top Fleets, Battery-Electric Vehicles

September 2012, Green Fleet Magazine - Feature

UPS 'Fills Up' on Fuel-Saving Practices

By Grace Suizo

Environmental conservation — powered by telematics, route optimization, and alternative-fuel vehicles and technologies — saved UPS 85 million miles of driving time in 2011.

Tags: UPS, Propane Autogas, Compressed Natural Gas, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Battery-Electric Vehicles

July 2012, Green Fleet Magazine - Feature

'Electrify' Your Fleet

Although everyone seems to be “going green,” it’s not always easy to find a home for electric vehicles. Here are some ideas for utilizing these alternative-fuel models in fleet.

Tags: Gasoline, Preventive Maintenance, range, Battery-Electric Vehicles

March 2012, Green Fleet Magazine - Feature

Evaluating Medium-Duty Truck Alternative-Fuel Technologies

By Sean Lyden

When it comes to alternative-fuel systems for medium-duty (Class 4-7) trucks, one size does not fit all. Fleets have five green options to consider.

Tags: biodiesel, Propane Autogas, Compressed Natural Gas, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Battery-Electric Vehicles

July 2011, Green Fleet Magazine - Feature

Transit Showcase

The EcoSmart is available in all-electric and extended range electric models.

By Staff

A showcase of transit buses includes the DesignLine EcoSmart all-electric bus and the New Flyer Xcelsior hybrid bus.

Tags: hybrid buses, transit vehicle, Battery-Electric Vehicles

May 2011, Green Fleet Magazine - Feature

How Much Green Does It Take to Go Green? Preparing & Understanding AFV Lifecycle Costs

By David Wurster

By comparing the TCO of diesel, E-85, CNG, hybrid, and electric vehicle options with similar gasoline-fueled vehicles, fleet managers can determine the total cost of integrating alt-fuel vehicles into the fleet.

Tags: Lifecycle Costs, Alternative-fuel vehicles, diesel vehicles, Natural Gas Vehicles, Compressed Natural Gas, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Battery-Electric Vehicles

January 2011, Green Fleet Magazine - Feature

UPS Trademark Brown Delivery Trucks Go Green

Since its founding in 1907, UPS has been looking for the most efficient ways to operate. In 1998, it was the first package delivery company to employ hybrid-electric vehicles. Over the years, the comp

By Shelley Mika

With the purchase of 130 hybrid-electric vehicles, the package delivery company grows its alternative-fuel vehicle fleet and increases its dedication to a “green” fleet.

Tags: UPS, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Battery-Electric Vehicles

November 2008, Green Fleet Magazine - Feature

New Work Engines of Tomorrow

By Dan Kratz

From hybrids to electric vehicles, it is important to have the right fuel to drive down fuel costs.

Tags: biodiesel, UPS, Hydrogen, Freightliner, WorkStar, Biomethane, Work Trucks, Compressed Natural Gas, Greenhouse Gas, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Battery-Electric Vehicles

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