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How NYC Is Planning for a Greener Future
CNG Fuel System Inspections: Technician Training is Key
Remarketing ‘Green’ Vehicles

Remarketing ‘Green’ Vehicles

While some types of “green” vehicles have been around for a while, newer technologies on vehicles make resale value difficult to estimate.

April 30, 2015

Adrian Steel's K.C. Facility Improves Fleet Upfitting Cycle
Trends in Refuse Truck Technology

Trends in Refuse Truck Technology

Between lighter, quieter trucks, front-loading models, and cutting-edge fuel choices, refuse trucks are better than ever.

March 2, 2015

A Primer on Natural Gas Fueling
Fueling Your Natural Gas Vehicle

Fueling Your Natural Gas Vehicle

Fleets looking to switch to natural-gas-fueled vehicles can reduce fuel costs by up to 40 percent or more. Understanding the variations in fueling station types, and how the fleet needs to fuel, can help in making the decision.

December 22, 2014

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

A Case Study in CNG: What Not to Do

A Case Study in CNG: What Not to Do

While CNG can be a cost-efficient alternative fuel, it's also an expensive investment that needs to be implemented correctly. Here, a fleet manager discusses lessons learned from mistakes made with a real CNG fleet implementation and the expensive results of the these mistakes.

October 8, 2014

GM Expands Silverado/Sierra Bi-Fuel CNG Availability

GM Expands Silverado/Sierra Bi-Fuel CNG Availability

The bi-fuel system automatically switches to gasoline when the CNG tank is empty, or drivers can manually switch between fuel sources while driving. The 6.0L V-8 engine features hardened valves and intake/exhaust valve seats.

September 23, 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

Switching to Natural Gas in Medium-Duty Trucks
CNG Use Expands Among Government Agencies

CNG Use Expands Among Government Agencies

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.

May 16, 2013

Exploring the Total Cost of CNG

Exploring the Total Cost of CNG

Vehicle retrofits and fueling station construction aren’t the only expenses when switching to compressed natural gas (CNG). However, even when considering the total cost of CNG, the payback period can be as short as three years.

April 19, 2013