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Understanding Metrics: What Is Your Fleet Telling You?

Do you have a firm grasp on your fleet’s downtime, fuel spend, unit damage, rental bill, and tire expense? For the small truck fleets that fly by the seat of their pants, this article is for you.


Can Fleets Subscribe to a Vehicle?

For fleets, technology is enabling a more efficient way to use vehicles, increase utilization, and more precisely match the type of vehicle to usage.


Comparing Vans by Lifecycle Cost

This analysis shows that ownership costs for vans with similar powertrains, GVWR, and capacities can vary by manufacturer as much as $9,000.

Shain Sproul, a rodeo rider and farmer, washes his three-quarter-ton diesel Nissan Titan XD. He uses his Titan truck to tow a 40-foot stock trailer for 10 horses. Photo by Keith Cizowski, Nissan North America.


New Light-Duty Diesel Pickups Break the Mold

Several light-duty diesel pickups from Nissan, GM, and Ram seek market niches that defy traditional truck categories.

For small fleets, installing CNG fueling infrastructure onsite can be prohibitively expensive, leaving public fueling stations as the alternative. This CNG pump, provided by VNG.Co to a Valero station, is part of a multi-city public access fueling station development program in major U.S. markets. Photo courtesy of VNG.Co.


Which Alternative Fuel is Right for Your Fleet?

In this era of inexpensive gasoline, alternative fuels still work — though fleets must tailor the technology to the use case now more than ever before.



14 Ways to Save Fuel

These common-sense tips can be implemented across many different types of fleets — and most don't require a substantial financial outlay.

Justin Tullis, an employee of Olympic Pool Plastering, loads equipment onto one of the fleet's propane trucks.


Truck Fleet Prefers Bi-Fuel Propane System

After running both bi-fuel and dedicated-propane systems, this pool renovation company hopes to switch all of its fleet trucks to bi-fuel. The gasoline option comes in handy during long work trips.

One of Stevens Sausage's propane-powered Ford Transit Connect vans.The vans can get over 21 miles per gallon on propane autogas.


Sausage Supplier Saves 50% on Fuel Switching to Propane

Propane autogas was an easy transition for this meat delivery fleet, which already had an onsite propane tank for building power and was able to secure a grant to cover 70% of the conversion cost.

Photo by Vince Taroc.


Zero Miles to the Gallon: Fleets Tackle Idling

Fleet managers use driver education, incentives, company policy enforcement and telematics to reduce idling and save fuel.

AMS Bowfishing uses diesel F-250 trucks to haul its fishing boats.


Bowfishing Company's Diesel F-250s Go Cross-Country

This Wisconsin-based bowfishing manufacturer has found diesel-powered trucks give that extra power needed when towing up to 5,000 pounds — including a boat, equipment and fish — while traveling across the country.


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Hidden Costs That Eat Away At Your Fuel Budget

Could you be wasting money and not even know it? Download our white paper to identify ways your company can reduce fuel management costs.

Fuel Saving Strategies Survey

View our 2008 survey to benchmark your fleet's fuel and green strategies with other fleets.

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A managed fuel program can help you save time and money and gain control over the way you fuel your vehicles. Determine your potential savings by using our fuel calculator.
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