Green Fleet – Issue

September 2011

Cover Story By Lauren Fletcher
40 Sustainability All-Stars

Join Green Fleet magazine in acknowledging the inaugural group of 40 Sustainability All-Stars for all they do to help green fleets and sustain the environment.

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Features

Modifying Driver Behavior: The ‘Last Mile’ in Greening a Fleet

By Mike Antich

If you are constrained by equipment limitations, the "last mile" to achieving corporate sustainability objectives is modifying driver behavior. This is possibly the greatest opportunity available to fleet managers to green their fleets.

Phil Cameron, executive director of the Yellowstone-Teton Clean Energy Coalition. Yellowstone-Teton Clean Energy Coalition Teams Up With National Parks to Reduce Emissions

The Yellowstone-Teton Clean Energy Coalition (YTCEC) has secured $500,000 in grant funding, which it's using to purchase hybrid vehicles.

What is the Future of All-Electric Medium-Duty Trucks?

By Staff

What makes medium-duty trucks conducive to all-electric drive technology? What’s accelerating expansion of PEVs in the medium-duty market? What’s constraining growth? What does the future hold? This article explores these questions.

Sprint/Nextel Greens Its Fleet the SmartWay

By Sean Lyden

What if your company could legitimately promote to customers it operates a “green fleet” — and be able to do so while actually lowering vehicle acquisition and operational costs? That’s precisely what Sprint/Nextel Corp. discovered it could accomplish with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) SmartWay-certified vehicle program.

Using Data to Green Your Fleet

By Chelsea Mathis

Meaningful data can guide you toward the most effective solution, help establish goals, and demonstrate opportunities for both fuel savings and carbon reduction.

 

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Blog

Market Trends

Mike Antich
Don't Underutilize the Expertise of Your Suppliers

By Mike Antich
For many managers responsible for vehicle operations, fleet management is often one of several job responsibilities. These managers acknowledge that it is difficult to stay on top of changes in vehicle design, powertrains, onboard safety technology, telematics capabilities, and regulatory changes that impact fleet operations. Despite this recognition, a common mistake made by many of these managers is underutilizing the subject-matter expertise of current and/or prospective suppliers.

The Future of Fleet is Managing the Connected Vehicle Ecosystem

By Mike Antich

Driving Notes

Paul Clinton
2018 Volvo XC60

By Paul Clinton
The 2018 XC60 arrives as the mid-size sibling of the XC90 in a stylish update that includes a bevy of new safety features, infotainment tech, and a well laid-out cabin.

2018 Mercedes Benz GLS450 4MATIC

By Chris Brown

Nobody Asked Me, But...

Sherb Brown
Ready or Not, Electrification Is Coming

By Sherb Brown
We’re not where we need to be with battery technology and the whole herd seems to be betting that a magical new solution will appear in time to save us all. I sure hope they are right.

Fair and Balanced

By Sherb Brown

Fuel for Thought

Joe Thompson
How the VW Settlement Funding Can Benefit Your Fleet

By Joe Thompson
Part of the settlement required VW to establish and fund an Environmental Mitigation Trust. Over the next 10 years, the trust will fund environmental mitigation projects that specifically reduce emissions of NOx.

Listen Up (or Lose)

By Joe Thompson