The City of Culver City, Calif.’s use of compressed natural gas (CNG) helped the fleet gain national recognition as a green leader, most recently the title of #1 Government Green Fleet in North America in 2009.
Offering an alternative procurement method to help fleets save money, the National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA) “creates an alliance between buyers and suppliers” to streamline the fleet purchasing process.
For 2010, automakers offer more hybrid models than ever for fleets to add to their selectors.
Reduced fuel consumption and lower service costs are just a few ways fleets can save with the Caterpillar D7E Track-Type Tractor, a hybrid system that combines diesel and electric power.
Roush Enterprises has worked with the Propane Education & Research Council to produce several propane models for fleets.
In addition to a newly shaped roof designed to provide more headroom for backseat passengers, the 2010 model also boasts a higher combined fuel economy of 50 miles per gallon.
The 2009 Audi Q5 crossover SUV offers a smooth ride, while providing drivers a number of safety features for added protection.
Staying true to the Volvo brand’s reputation, the XC90 provides safety, durability, and functionality in a comfortable, refined package.
Class-leading payload capacity and towing capability make the Ford workhorse and truck series a clear favorite for the annual Work Truck award, voted on by fleet professionals.
Ryder’s approach to improving fleet fuel efficiency helps fleets reap the bottom-line benefits of going green.
With a new hybrid-hydraulic trash truck, the City of Denver fleet achieves 25-percent better fuel economy and anticipates an annual reduction of 1,600 gallons of fuel.
With improved fuel economy, lower emissions, extended brake wear, and reduced idle time, Freightliner’s Business Class M2e Hybrid offers fleets a “clean” way to get the job done.
The new 2009 Ford F-150 remains a strong performer in the full-size pickup market. It now has a lighter frame to boost fuel economy.
Thirty-five fleet professionals from 20 agencies participated in a two-day fleet management seminar event, hosted by Automotive Resources International.
Using an automated pool system has proven helpful to several fleets, reducing downtime, improving efficiency, and increasing convenience.