TAG SEARCH RESULT: Idle Reduction

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August 10, 2017

Oklahoma Gas & Electric Saves with Auxiliary Power System

Using Volta's Electric Auxiliary Power System, OG&E workers can operate equipment with the engine off for a greener operation, a quiet service, and a more efficient fleet.

July 26, 2017

Duke Energy Tackles Truck Idling at N.C. Distribution Facility

Duke Energy will be heading a $320,000 project to install a total of 36 electric power outlets for heavy trucks at a distribution center for Merchants Distributors in Hickory, N.C.

June 23, 2017

NYC Sanitation Completes Efficiency Initiatives

The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) published an update to its four-year Strategic Plan to modernize fleet and facilities and improve safety.

May 19, 2017

Duke Energy to Test Truck Stop Electrification

Drivers will be able to plug in their vehicles and keep electricity and hot or cold air on during overnight stays, avoiding idling engines.

March 13, 2017

Derive Efficiency Hosts Track Day

On March 3, Derive Efficiency hosted a track day for public and private fleets and the media, showing the differences in performance between a stock vehicle and one calibrated for optimum efficiency.

January 12, 2017

Orlando Cuts Fuel Use from Idling

The City of Orlando has saved over 400,000 gallons of fuel in one year through a number of fuel-saving measures, including idle reduction technology in its law enforcement vehicles.

November 23, 2016

Terex Utilities Offers Idle Mitigation Solution

Terex Utilities now offers customers another option to meet their green fleet needs with the new HyPower IM, the latest innovation in the HyPower hybrid solutions offering.

September 30, 2015

Promoting Safer, Greener Fleets

These new technology tools on display at the 2015 Fleet Technology Expo are designed to increase fleet safety, reduce emissions and save money on fuel.

August 26, 2015

Fleet Technology Awards Announced

Six fleet managers took home awards and top honors for the efficiency and sustainability categories during the Fleet Technology Expo’s Light & Medium Duty Fleet awards on Aug. 26.

August 26, 2015

Heavy-Duty Fleet Technology Expo Awards Announced

Many fleets were honored but only six took the top honors of the HDT Efficiency and Sustainability awards at the 2015 Fleet Technology Expo at an Aug. 26 ceremony.

August 7, 2015

Fleet Interest in Idle Management Tech Rising

A new study from the National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) has found increasing interest among fleets in idle management and electrification technologies.

July 1, 2015

Security Firm Converts Armored Trucks to RNG PHEVs

A Southern California security company is converting its fleet of Class 5 armored vehicles into plug-in hybrids powered by renewable natural gas with the help of two vehicle modifiers.

March 31, 2015

Ill. County's Anti-Idling Plan Would Save 790 Gallons

Kane County, Ill., is considering an idle-reduction plan that's expected to save 790 gallons of fuel a year and prevent 15,800 pounds of carbon-dioxide from entering the atmosphere.

March 9, 2015

Police Fleet Slashes Idle Fuel Costs by 26%

The City of Lakeland, Fla., has cut idle fuel costs by an average of 26% on its 80 police vehicles by using engine calibration software. The vehicles idle six to eight hours every day.

March 6, 2015

Pa. Offers Diesel Emission Reduction Grants

Pennsylvania's Clean Diesel Grant Program supports projects that re-power or retrofit fleet vehicles to curb emissions; purchase and install idle-reduction technology; or purchase clean alternative-fuel fleet vehicles.

January 12, 2015

Altec Forms Agreement with Idle Mitigation Systems Developer

Altec and ZeroRPM will provide enhanced idle mitigation and hybrid systems on work trucks to provide customers with improved fuel consumption and reduced tailpipe emissions.

November 24, 2014

Fla. City Bans Idling by Utility Vehicles

The City of West Palm Beach (Fla.) has a new policy banning idling of city utility vehicles for more than five minutes. The new rule takes effect immediately.

May 8, 2014

GRIP Idle Management System

The GRIP (Governor to Reduce Idle and Pollution) taps into a vehicle's electronics network via the CAN bus to regulate vehicle functions such as engine revolutions, transmission position, outside temperature, ignition positions, and coolant temperatures.

February 13, 2013

PG&E Named ‘Clean Air Champion’ for e-WIMS Bucket Trucks

Developed by PG&E in partnership with Altec Industries, the e-WIMS advanced technology uses a separate battery system to quietly and efficiently power equipment on the truck while on the job site, eliminating the need for the engine to be idling.

January 10, 2013

Best Practices in Emissions-Reduction Strategies

Delivery, food, and beverage fleets — and everything in between — have proven that it is possible to reduce emissions today, with just a small investment in time and money.

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