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
U.S. Fleet Upfitting Industry Experiencing Uptick in Consolidation

By Mike Antich
The fleet industry in the United States is no stranger to acquisitions and mergers as we have witnessed with the decades long consolidation occurring among fleet leasing and management companies, automotive OEMs and their suppliers, and daily rental companies. The same holds true for the upfitting industry, which, in the first eight months of 2017, witnessed an uptick in acquisitions.

How to Control Rogue Spending in Fleet

By Mike Antich

Driving Notes

Amy Winter-Hercher
2018 Toyota C-HR

By Amy Winter-Hercher
The all-new Toyota C-HR enters the competitive compact SUV market with an eye-catching exterior. Toyota’s Safety Sense System comes standard; it includes safety features like pre-collision and lane-departure alerts and adaptive cruise control.

2017 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel

By Paul Clinton

Nobody Asked Me, But...

Sherb Brown
Fleet Is a Full-Time Job

By Sherb Brown
The fleet management companies, the telematics providers, the upfitters, and the general service providers in our market can offer you some wonderful advice, but the only person who can really tie it all together is a fleet manager.

Size Matters

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