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Alternative Fuels

The top challenge facing truck fleets continues to be managing fuel spend. Other challenges include rightsizing, rising tire costs, remarketing, and improving fleet efficiency. An emerging trend is the shift to lighter-weight upfits.

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Small Fleet Paths to Propane Autogas

Four fleets share their stories on the process of acquiring and converting vehicles to propane autogas and building the fueling infrastructure.

Inside the Green Fleet Decision Process

With a directive to go green, numerous fleet applications and so many alternative-fuel and power options, what’s a fleet manager to do? Work the grants system, fit the vehicle to the task and calculate a favorable ROI.

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.

Forecasting Fleet’s Future at NAFA

Fleet professionals are expecting higher gas prices, tight inventory, longer warranty periods, fuel tax incentives and texting-while-driving bans.

Top 6 Fleet Trends in the Medium-Duty Truck Market

Medium-duty truck sales have declined sharply, as have resale values, due to the recession and the slowdown in new construction. Many fleets are extending service lives, which threatens to increase future maintenance costs.

Is Diesel Still a Good Deal?

Skyrocketing pump prices and disparate gas and diesel fuel costs prompted us to take a new look at diesel-powered vehicles.

Pepco Holdings: Blueprint for a Green Future

The company’s commitment to the community leads to a greener fleet. In addition to making environmentally conscious vehicle purchases, PHI evaluates its entire fleet operation for ways to reduce its carbon footprint.