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Five Green Trends in Fleet

The Green Fleet Conference is the hub of the universe when it comes to alt-fuels and alt-power and their realistic use in fleet.

October 9, 2013

The Green Fleet Conference is the hub of the universe when it comes to alt-fuels and alt-power and their realistic use in fleet.

Tags: Green Fleet Conference, Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Natural Gas Vehicles, Propane Autogas, DME, Renewable Natural Gas, cellulosic ethanol, Battery-Electric Vehicles

Author: Chris Brown | Posted @ Wednesday, October 9, 2013 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)

Ed Peper Talks Fleet

The new head of General Motors’ Fleet and Commercial Operations talks fleet sales, product plans and how GM manages rental sales compared to commercial and government fleet.

April 27, 2012

The new head of General Motors’ Fleet and Commercial Operations talks fleet sales, product plans and how GM manages rental sales compared to commercial and government fleet.

Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, Propane Autogas, General Motors, Ed Peper, Chevy Volt

Author: Chris Brown | Posted @ Friday, April 27, 2012 12:00 AM | » Comments(0)

Answers to Seven Fleet Questions

When the heads of seven major fleet management companies convene on a panel together, it’s a good time to get their views on issues such as changes to lease accounting standards, how the new fuel economy standards will affect fleet and which alternative fuel will break out in five to seven years.

April 25, 2012

When the heads of seven major fleet management companies convene on a panel together, it’s a good time to get their views on issues such as changes to lease accounting standards, how the new fuel economy standards will affect fleet and which alternative fuel will break out in five to seven years.

Tags: leasing, NAFA, accident prevention, Driver Behavior, Zipcar, Hertz, car sharing, Fuel Economy Standards, Donlen, Natural Gas Vehicles, CNG Fueling Stations

Author: Chris Brown | Posted @ Wednesday, April 25, 2012 12:00 AM | » Comments(-1)

Implementing Green Options in the Real World

A fleet manager has investigated and implemented alternative fuel and alternative power such as hybrids, all electrics, CNG, propane, clean diesel and biodiesel versus traditional gas. Which solutions are working best for his fleet of trucks, buses and vans?

March 5, 2012

A fleet manager has investigated and implemented alternative fuel and alternative power such as hybrids, all electrics, CNG, propane, clean diesel and biodiesel versus traditional gas. Which solutions are working best for his fleet of trucks, buses and vans?

Tags: Diesel, Biodiesel, Natural Gas Vehicles, green fleet, Propane Autogas, Grants, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Battery-Electric Vehicles

Author: Chris Brown | Posted @ Monday, March 5, 2012 12:00 AM | » Comments(0)

Going Green in a Tough Economy

April 13, 2011

Hybrids and electric vehicles are still grabbing the most headlines. But at the NAFA Institute & Expo in Charlotte this week, the fleet industry explored more mundane ways to go green, save fuel and still keep costs in check.

Tags: NAFA, Battery-Electric Vehicles, EVs, Telematics, Natural Gas Vehicles, Propane Autogas

Author: Chris Brown | Posted @ Wednesday, April 13, 2011 2:11 PM | » Comments(0)

Congress, not Technology, is Deciding the Alt-fuel Market

December 16, 2010

Should Congress have let the hybrid, diesel and CNG tax credit die while keeping the ethanol fuel credit?

Tags: Diesel, Natural Gas, Taxes, Roush, Natural Gas Vehicles, General Motors, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids

Author: Chris Brown | Posted @ Thursday, December 16, 2010 11:02 AM | » Comments(2)

Negotiating the Alt-Power Jungle

November 15, 2010

Sometimes going green is less about the ‘best’ technology and more about where the government puts its money — and fleet buyers with good intentions are caught in the middle.

Tags: Alternative-fuel vehicles, Green Fleet Conference, Natural Gas Vehicles, Propane Autogas, Battery-Electric Vehicles

Author: Chris Brown | Posted @ Monday, November 15, 2010 10:48 AM | » Comments(0)

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