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How NYC Is Planning for a Greener Future
CNG Fuel System Inspections: Technician Training is Key
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

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
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

Finding the Right Fuel-Efficient Fit

Finding the Right Fuel-Efficient Fit

The growing number of fuel-efficient and alt-fuel offerings from OEMs and aftermarket upfitters for truck fleets give fleet managers more options than ever to manage fuel spend.

May 7, 2012

GM Lays Out the Plan for Fleet

In July 2009, General Motors was reborn with four core brands and an eye toward the future. GM’s executive director, Fleet & Commerical Operations, Brian Small, discusses how a leaner — and greener — GM plans to meet the needs of commercial buyers in the years to come.

December 28, 2010

GM Debuts CNG Vans at Green Fleet Conference

GM Debuts CNG Vans at Green Fleet Conference

General Motors showcased its Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana CNG vans at the Green Fleet Conference, allowing fleet managers and the public a look inside the cargo van for the first time.

December 21, 2010

Chevrolet & GMC Announce 2011-MY CNG & LPG Vans for Fleets
What Happens When Your CNG Tanks Expire?

What Happens When Your CNG Tanks Expire?

While the benefits of CNG vehicles are well documented, one issue looms over the industry that must be addressed: What happens when a dedicated CNG vehicle fuel tank reaches its expiration date?

May 11, 2010

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