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Understanding the Winter Freeze and Alt-Fuel Prices

Frigid weather has spiked demand for natural gas and raised wholesale prices. How are fleets using alt-fuels coping?

January 28, 2014

Frigid weather has spiked demand for natural gas and raised wholesale prices. How are fleets using alt-fuels coping?

Tags: Alternative-fuel vehicles, Propane Autogas, Alternative Fuels, Compressed Natural Gas, CNG

Author: Chris Brown | Posted @ Tuesday, January 28, 2014 12:00 AM | » Comments(0)

Propane Autogas Drivers and Barriers

What are the opportunities for propane to gain wider acceptance as alternative fuel for fleets, and what’s holding it back?

September 26, 2012

What are the opportunities for propane to gain wider acceptance as alternative fuel for fleets, and what’s holding it back?

Tags: Alternative-fuel vehicles, PERC, Natural Gas Vehicles, Propane Autogas, ROUSH CleanTech, Alternative Fuels

Author: Chris Brown | Posted @ Wednesday, September 26, 2012 12:00 AM | » Comments(0)

Can Small Fleets Get a Reasonable ROI with CNG?

While most small fleets do not present the “perfect” case for switching to compressed natural gas, there are several tactics to make the return on investment more favorable.

August 2, 2012

While most small fleets do not present the “perfect” case for switching to compressed natural gas, there are several tactics to make the return on investment more favorable.

Tags: Green Fleets, Alternative-fuel vehicles, Natural Gas Vehicles, Alternative Fuels, alternative-fuel conversions, CNG Conversions, tax incentives

Author: Chris Brown | Posted @ Thursday, August 2, 2012 12:00 AM | » Comments(1)

What Keeps Leasing Company Execs Up at Night?

April 21, 2011

At NAFA’s fleet conference last week, heads of the major leasing companies talked about rising oil prices, distracted driving, changing to leasing rules and managing the rush of technology.

Tags: Telematics, NAFA, Safety, Fuel Prices, FASB, Distracted Driving, Alternative Fuels

Author: Chris Brown | Posted @ Thursday, April 21, 2011 11:15 AM | » Comments(0)

Key Takeaways from the Green Fleet Conference (Part II)

The author inside a GM van with its new factory-installed CNG fueling system. The box on the floor contains one of four fuel tanks.<br /><br />

October 28, 2010

More intel culled from the Green Fleet Conference in San Diego, including EV charging, the future of alt fuels and other tidbits.

Tags: Green Fleet Conference, Alternative Fuels, Battery-Electric Vehicles

Author: Chris Brown | Posted @ Thursday, October 28, 2010 2:35 PM | » Comments(0)

Key Takeaways from the Green Fleet Conference (Part 1)

Attendees at a Green Fleet Conference presentation

October 21, 2010

Here’s what you missed in San Diego.

Tags: Green Fleet Conference, Alternative Fuels, Battery-Electric Vehicles

Author: Chris Brown | Posted @ Thursday, October 21, 2010 2:21 PM | » Comments(0)

Key Takeaways from NAFA’s 2010 Fleet Management Institute & Expo

April 29, 2010

North America’s annual gathering of fleet professionals took place this week in Detroit. NAFA FMI is the best place to take the pulse of the fleet industry and look into the future.

Tags: Audi, Volvo, Mercedes-Benz, Subaru, legislation, Honda, NAFA, Volkswagen, Chrysler, Alternative Fuels, General Motors

Author: Chris Brown | Posted @ Thursday, April 29, 2010 2:22 PM | » Comments(0)

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