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Sustainable Fleets: 2020 'Transformative' for Battery-Electric Growth
Natural Gas Is Still the King of Alternative Fuels
CNG Trucks Offer ROI on Multiple Fronts

CNG Trucks Offer ROI on Multiple Fronts

Almost a decade ago, Sheehy Mail Contractors looked to save money by switching to CNG-powered trucks. Today, the benefits of that move affect far more than its bottom line.

June 12, 2018

Why Some Fleets Still Like Natural Gas
Study: Cutting Methane Crucial to Future of Natural Gas Vehicles
Piedmont Natural Gas Aims for CNG Truck Conversions

Piedmont Natural Gas Aims for CNG Truck Conversions

Growing in use in truck fleets, compressed natural gas is a clean alternative to gasoline and diesel. One natural gas utility fleet is working to grow its use of natural gas vehicles and promote the technology.

September 5, 2017

A Changing Climate: Is There Still a Case for Greener Trucks?

A Changing Climate: Is There Still a Case for Greener Trucks?

There is no mistaking a change in the underlying business climate when it comes to greener trucks. Diesel is relatively cheap, and a new administration in the White House wants to slash funding for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. But don't prepare to burn coal dust just yet.

June 7, 2017

Alternative Fuels in the Age of Cheap Oil

Alternative Fuels in the Age of Cheap Oil

The slide in the price of diesel fuel over the past two years has complicated the decision to switch to alternative fuels for many fleets. But is cheap oil even the real issue?

September 15, 2016

Customers Make LNG ‘No-Brainer’ for Florida Fleet

Customers Make LNG ‘No-Brainer’ for Florida Fleet

The Jacksonville-based truckload carrier's transition to LNG was driven by three factors: addressing customers’ sustainability goals, contributing to U.S. energy independence, and lowering fuel costs for the 500-truck fleet.

October 7, 2015

CNG: From an Idea to a Solution

CNG: From an Idea to a Solution

Before starting down the path of alternative fuels Ryder System had the benefit of a deep understanding of diesel technologies, which led them to research some alternatives.

September 23, 2015

No Easy Math to Plot A Green Path

No Easy Math to Plot A Green Path

Any fleet thinking of going green should think long and hard about what it expects to gain by switching to alternative power.

September 14, 2015

Change in Excise Tax Removes One LNG Stumbling Block

Change in Excise Tax Removes One LNG Stumbling Block

The temporary highway funding bill passed this summer changed how liquified natural gas is taxed to make it more equitable to diesel fuel, and one LNG provider believes that will lead more fleets to consider using it as an alternative fuel.

August 18, 2015

Green Fleet Conference Offers Ride & Drive Event

Green Fleet Conference Offers Ride & Drive Event

This year’s Green Fleet Conference in Schaumburg, Ill., features the Ride & Drive event where attendees will have the chance to get behind the wheel of alternative-fueled vehicles from major automotive manufacturers.

October 15, 2014

Test Drive: Oshkosh S-Series Mixer

Test Drive: Oshkosh S-Series Mixer

Precise concrete placement is a traditional feature for this front-discharge mixer, but relatively new is natural gas power.

September 22, 2014

Upgrading Refuse Fleets to CNG: Three Considerations Beyond Economics

Upgrading Refuse Fleets to CNG: Three Considerations Beyond Economics

Refuse fleets are one of the fastest growing markets for compressed natural gas, primarily because of the significant fuel cost savings that can be realized. The Natural Gas Vehicle Institute offers these key factors refuse fleets need to examine when considering upgrading to CNG.

May 27, 2014

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