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Freightliner M2 112 Goes All-Natural

Business Class M2 112

Portland, Ore.-based Freightliner introduces the Business Class M2 112 NG, its first natural gas-powered truck. 2010 EPA emissions-compliant, the truck is targeted for natural gas utilities, port operations, and municipalities.

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CNG Fuels 'Green' Victory for Culver City

Led by Equipment Maintenance Manager Paul Condran (center), the Culver City Equipment...

The City of Culver City, Calif.’s use of compressed natural gas (CNG) helped the fleet gain national recognition as a green leader, most recently the title of #1 Government Green Fleet in North America in 2009.

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City of Burbank Refuse Fleet Goes 100% CNG

The City of Burbank, Calif., fleet team includes (back row, l-r) Craig Van Item, Rex Richardson,...

The Southern California city’s solid refuse fleet is now 100-percent CNG-fueled. While the move to CNG required an infrastructure capital investment, the benefits include lower fuel and maintenance costs, and reduced emissions.

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City of Seattle Moves to an All-Green Fleet

City of Seattle Moves to an All-Green Fleet

Seattle moves full-force toward a 100-percent advanced technology and alt-fuels fleet. The initiative has resulted in better gas mileage, lower greenhouse gas emissions, and a reduction in annual petroleum fuel use.

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DEF: A New Variable in Managing Truck Fleets

DEF: A New Variable in Managing Truck Fleets

DEF is an acronym for diesel exhaust fluid used by diesel engines incorporating selective catalytic reduction (SCR) technology. As of Jan.1, DEF is now required for SCR-diesels to meet 2010 EPA emission standards.