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Diesel Reboot

The 2014 Volkswagen Passat TDI Clean Diesel SE has a 2.0L inline four-cylinder engine that...

Faced with tightening corporate average fuel economy standards in the U.S., automakers have turned to a new generation of cleaner burning diesel passenger cars and SUVs to help them meet the new regulations.

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Duel on the Delivery Route: Diesel vs. Electric

Georgia Tech researchers used a Smith Newton battery-electric delivery truck similar to the one...

A recent Georgia Tech study found that the total cost of ownership for medium-duty battery-electric and diesel urban delivery trucks were similar in every performance area except in city driving, where electric vehicles edged out diesel.

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2012 Green Fleet Conference

Almost 1,000 attendees gathered in Schaumburg, Ill., to learn about sustainable solutions for their fleets and have a little bit of fun, too, during the event’s ride and drive.

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Green's the Thing in 2013

Nearly all the major automakers are offering new or updated green vehicles for the 2013 model-year. Fleet managers have more options to fit their alternative-fuel needs.

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Kraft Foods Field-Tests Alt-Fuel Vehicles

Ford Fusion Hybrid

As part of continuing sustainability efforts, the global foods powerhouse is evaluating initial driver response to a pilot test of Ford and Toyota hybrids, the Subaru Forester PZEV, and the diesel-powered VW Jetta in its sales fleet.

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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.