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On the Quest for Green Dollars

On the Quest for Green Dollars

For fleets struggling to find the funds to buy alt-fuel vehicles, there is money available. All it takes to get it is to formulate a plan, build relationships, and pay attention to the details.

July 9, 2013

Sprint/Nextel Greens Its Fleet the SmartWay

Sprint/Nextel Greens Its Fleet the SmartWay

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.

October 11, 2011

How Infinity Insurance Created a Green Fleet Policy

How Infinity Insurance Created a Green Fleet Policy

An effective “fleet-greening” policy requires planning and research. Fleet Operations Supervisor Chuck Kukal describes the basic steps he used in developing a green fleet policy for Infinity Insurance Company.

April 1, 2011

How Does the 2010 EPA Standard Impact Fleet Biodiesel Use?

How Does the 2010 EPA Standard Impact Fleet Biodiesel Use?

The EPA’s 2010 standard calls for reductions in nitrogen oxide emissions by 83 percent from the 2007 mandate. Industry experts discuss the new standard’s impact on NOx levels, engine performance, and fuel quality.

May 12, 2010

Forecasting Fleet’s Future at NAFA

Fleet professionals are expecting higher gas prices, tight inventory, longer warranty periods, fuel tax incentives and texting-while-driving bans.

May 1, 2010

On With the Show

On With the Show

Entertainment meets environmental awareness at Warner Bros. Studios, where Jonathan Rosenfeld is running some of his fleet’s largest vehicles on 20 percent biodiesel.

May 1, 2010

EPA HD OBD Ruling Impacts Medium-Duty Fleets
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.

January 12, 2010

Malfunction Indicator Mandated for 2010 Emissions Standards
EPA Names Idle Reduction Systems Eligible for Federal Excise Tax Exemptions

EPA Names Idle-Reduction Systems Eligible for Federal Excise Tax Exemptions

Last year, the U.S. Congress granted an exemption from the 12-percent federal excise tax for truck idle reduction systems. Recently, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a list of approved idle reduction systems eligible for the federal excise tax exemption. The exemption applies to sales and installation of these systems since Oct. 4, 2008.

February 2, 2009

It’s Not Easy Going Green

The troubled economy and depressed wholesale market are making it doubly tough for fleets looking to go green. But there are ways of coping with both.

January 20, 2009

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