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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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.


Grants & Subsidies

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Market Trends

Mike Antich
Autonomous Vehicles will Create a Radical Paradigm Shift in Vehicle Design

By Mike Antich
My prediction is that autonomous vehicles will create a paradigm shift in vehicle design, whereby interior design will become the primary brand differentiator in the future. What will drive this paradigm shift is that future autonomous vehicle design will focus primarily on the passenger and not the driver. This will create a tectonic shift in vehicle design with ramifications that will take decades to fully play out.

Fleet Strategies to Improve OTD for Upfit Units

By Mike Antich

Driving Notes

Chris Wolski
2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD

By Chris Wolski
During the lead up to the September opening of the State Fair of Texas, I was given the chance to take a preview spin in the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD. It whet my appetite for more.

2017 Volkswagen Passat R-Line

By Thi Dao

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
School Buses Graduate to Alternative Fuels

By Joe Thompson
What “little thing” in your product or service might change everything?

Can Sheep Keep Secrets?

By Joe Thompson