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Biodiesel Seeing Wider Adoption in U.S.

Soybean oil remains the leading feedstock in biodiesel in 2013, making up more than half of all biomass resources used to produce biodiesel, according to federal data released this week.

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Heavy-Duty Engine Gauge Tuner

Heavy-Duty Engine Gauge Tuner

Bully Dog offers its gauge tuner for Detroit, Cummins, Caterpillar, Paccar, and Mercedes heavy-duty engines. The gauge tuner changes the electronic tuning characteristics of the engine management system in order to optimize performance and reduce fuel use.

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Z925M ZTrak Flex-Fuel Mower

Z925M ZTrak Flex-Fuel Mower

John Deere’s new Z925M Flex Fuel mower is compatible with ethanol blends up to E-85, giving users a new alternative fuel option for their fleets.

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SureClick Fuel Caps

Stant Corporation, a developer and manufacturer of automotive fuel systems, fuel caps, radiator caps, and thermostats, announced its next generation of automotive fuel caps.

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Fuel Management on Any Budget

The City of Chico purchased the Fuel­Master fuel management system in 2011. In addition, it uses...

There are various levels of automation when it comes to fleet fuel management systems for government fleets, and there’s a system for any reasonable budget. When purchasing a fuel management system, consider the various roll-out methods that work with tight finances, as well as benefits and return on investment.

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Shutting Off Idling Engines

The Omaha Public Power District fleet consists of 1,441 vehicles and equipment. Mike Donahue,...

In the pursuit of fuel-cost reduction, engine idling is a bulls-eye target. An Omaha utility employs a number of measures to hit that target, including mobile power units and hybrid-electric technology.

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A Hydrogen-Fueled Future? UCLA's Hydrogen Vehicle Testing

By testing the Toyota FCHV-adv fuel-cell cars, UCLA helps boost awareness for the technology.

In having staff test hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles in commuting applications and planning the installation of a publicly available fueling station, the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is helping in the development of an emerging alternative-fuel vehicle.

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CNG Use Expands Among Government Agencies

The City crew stands next to a new solid waste CNG vehicle with Tampa’s Mayor Bob Buckhorn.

The high cost of gasoline and diesel and a desire to reduce vehicle emissions have led many government agencies to purchase vehicles that run on compressed natural gas (CNG). From fleets just starting their investment in the alternative fuel to long-time users looking to expand their CNG fleet, these agencies explain how and why natural gas works for them.

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Developing Fueling Infrastructure for Propane Autogas

KCDOT has 20 fleet vehicles that run on propane autogas. These include Ford F-250 and F-350 work...

The State of Indiana and King County, Wash., transportation departments leverage diverse on-site refueling methods for their propane-autogas vehicles. From a centralized fueling facility to a network of more than 100 stations statewide, these fleets have invested in fueling infrastructure and are seeing significant fuel savings.

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Amin Amini from Verizon Connect

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Ed Dubens

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