Green Fleet – Issue

July 2010

Cover Story By Cheryl Knight
Verizon Continues to Expand its Green Fleet

Verizon recently launched a comprehensive sustainability program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and conserve energy. Previous efforts reduced CO2 emissions by more than 793 million lbs.

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Mapping a Sustainable Fleet Strategy

By Cindy Brauer

Building an environmentally responsible fleet requires research, planning, and matching vehicles and technologies to applications and business needs. Two companies share best practices in developing sustainable fleet programs.

The charts shown are to illustrate the range of telematics data reporting solutions from Geotab and do not contain UPS specific information. Telematics Sensor-Equipped Trucks Help UPS Control Costs

By Shelley Mika

Telematics helps the delivery company determine a truck’s performance and condition, as well as identify ways drivers can make small adjustments that yield major results.


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Market Trends

Mike Antich
Fleet Strategies to Improve OTD for Upfit Units

By Mike Antich
With the increasing demand and growth of the commercial truck and van segments – particularly among utilities and service industries – the percentage of upfitted vehicles is growing. Upfitters are feeling the pressure of increased demand. In recent years, the huge influxes of vehicles needing upfitting have left some upfitters, at times, overwhelmed.

Six Technology Trends that will Change the Trajectory of Fleet Management

By Mike Antich

Driving Notes

Thi Dao
2017 Volkswagen Passat R-Line

By Thi Dao
The 2017 Passat comes with more features offered on lower trims. Forward collision warning and autonomous emergency braking are now standard across all trims, and blind spot monitoring with rear cross traffic alert is now standard on both R-Line and SE trims.

2017 Nissan Titan Half-Ton Pickup

By Paul Clinton

Nobody Asked Me, But...

Sherb Brown
Focusing on the Vehicle Delivery Process

By Sherb Brown
The fleet industry is evolving at an ever-increasing pace, but the one area that hasn’t evolved and never seems to improve is the actual vehicle delivery process. It would seem to be the easiest part of the whole business, but it is the one area that everyone struggles with.

Game-Planning for the Fleet Technology Expo

By Sherb Brown

Fuel for Thought

Joe Thompson
Can Sheep Keep Secrets?

By Joe Thompson
Could you set your company apart by solving a problem no-one else is looking at?

Don’t Build a Better Buggy, Build Durability

By Joe Thompson