Six months ago, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced new credits for state, utility and university fleets operating under the standard compliance.
ThyssenKrupp Elevator Americas recently added hybrid conversion technology and natural gas to vehicles in the company's service fleet.
Since launching the Cox Conserves sustainability program seven years ago, Cox Enterprises has shifted from spec’ing work vans over to the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter — citing a big jump in miles per gallon — and has made other changes in how the fleet approaches efficiency.
Between the increase in power and improvement in mpgs, today’s engines are giving drivers the best of both worlds.
Massachusetts-based XL Hybrids, which has promoted such major fleet customers as FedEx and Coca-Cola for its hybrid retrofits, and recently said its customers had logged more than a million miles of hybrid operation, showed a Chevrolet Express 2500 cargo van in Pepsi colors at ACT Expo 2014.
Green technology has come a long way since your neighbor first caused a stir with his new Prius and the solar panels on his roof.
Despite their potential to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and fuel consumption, electric and hybrid cars and trucks struggled for years to find a solid customer base.