Topic: fuel savings

Georgia Police Fleet Powers Up on Propane & Saves Fuel

ATLANTA –The Sandy Springs Police Department in Georgia recently switched 25 Ford Crown Victoria cruisers to propane autogas, saving more than $11,000 in fuel costs and displacing nearly 10 tons of greenhouse gas emissions over a period of three months.

UPS Exceeds 2011 Sustainability Goals

To access the new report, go to www.ups.com/sustainability

ATLANTA – Saving 8.4 million gallons of fuel and 83,000 metric tons of CO2 emissions were among the achievements UPS cited in its latest annual sustainability report.

Pest Control Company Expects $16K Fuel Savings with Propane Trucks

THOMASVILLE, AL – Lewis Pest Control in Alabama expects to save more than $16,000 in fuel costs and displace approximately 20 tons of greenhouse gas emissions annually with eight propane autogas trucks.

Minnesota School District Achieves $60K Fuel Savings with Alt Fuels

WALL, NJ – The Eastern Carver County School District intends to put the money saved on fuel back into the district's education budget.

City of Thomasville Transitions to Natural Gas Refuse Fleet

THOMASVILLE, GA – The City plans on converting the entire diesel-only garbage fleet to CNG through attrition and expects an average annual fuel savings of more than $50,000.

Terex Utilities Receives Grant from California Energy Commission

Twelve medium- and heavy-duty utility service vehicles will be equipped with the Terex HyPower Hybrid System.

WATERTOWN, SD - The California Energy Commission (CEC) recently announced approval of nearly $500,000 in funds for a California Terex HyPower Hybrid retrofit project. The project, scheduled to be completed in January 2012, will retrofit 12 medium- and heavy-duty utility service vehicles with the Terex HyPower Hybrid System.

SmartWay Verifies Totally Automated Aerodynamic Trailer Technology for CARB Rules

CHAGRIN FALLS, OH - The Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay program says fleets installing Aerodynamic Trailer Systems’ new IAS Integrated Automated System (SmartTail with WindTamer) will satisfy stringent California Air Resources Board (CARB) legislation.

FPL Fleet Delivers Most Fuel-Efficient Year

JUNO BEACH, FL - Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) has managed to save an estimated $440 million in fuel costs and avoid approximately 4.9 million tons of carbon dioxide emissions in 2009.

Kennecott Utah Copper Achieves $1M Fuel Savings

MAGNA, UT - The company was able to find a solution to track equipment utilization in order to improve efficiency and vehicle availability, contributing to a savings of more than $1 million in fuel costs.

San Bernardino County Take-Home Cuts Disputed

SAN BERNARDINO, CA - San Bernardino County district attorney investigators argue that eliminating their 58 take-home vehicles would reduce productivity and cost the county more money.

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