Topic: Fleet Maintenance

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State of Sustainable Fleets Reports on Clean Tech Across Fuels & Sectors

July 29, 2020The State of Sustainable Fleets report is the first technology-neutral industry resource across all fuels and technology sectors.

Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA)

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Looking to Accelerate Fleet Electrification After COVID-19? Start with a Hybrid

July 29, 2020Commercial and municipal fleets throughout North America are adopting hybrid electric vehicles in large volumes today, with immediate fuel economy.

AMPLY Power manages electric bus charging for SolTrans

July 21, 2020AMPLY Power is managing the charging of electric buses for SolTrans, a public transportation provider for south Solano County, California. SolTrans operates both electric and CNG buses, and AMPLY’s hardware-agnostic, Charging-as-a-Service software solution will optimize energy use and fuel costs across vehicle types.

via ChargedEVs

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“Advanced Transportation Investor Summit” Announced as Part of ACT Virtual Series

July 21, 2020Join organizers of the largest advanced transportation event—ACT Expo—for a first-of-its-kind “Advanced Transportation Investor Summit,” at ACT Virtual.

Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA)

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Kansas City, UPS and Cleaner Fuels

July 16, 2020Kansas City Regional Clean Cities is lending a hand with urban clean fuel projects for UPS in Kansas, Missouri, Iowa and Nebraska.

Metropolitan Energy Center

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EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW: J.B. Hunt is on a Mission to Create the Most Efficient Transportation Network in North America

July 6, 2020An ACT Virtual Executive Interview with Craig Harper to hear how J.B. Hunt is dedicated to creating a sustainable, innovative supply chain.

Ford plans to go carbon neutral by 2050

June 24, 2020The Ford Motor Company aspires to achieve carbon neutrality globally by 2050, according to the company’s 21st sustainability report released Wednesday. It is working with Ceres and the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) to set scope 1, 2 and 3 environmental goals in line with the Paris Agreement.

via Supply Chain Dive

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ACT Goes Virtual with Fleet Education

June 18, 2020ACT Virtual will feature 19 days of unique programming on the trends, policies, and technologies driving the future of fleet transportation.

Fleet Owner

Keep the Power On: Developing an Energy Resiliency Plan For Your EV Fleet

Watch this free 1-hour webinar recording from ACT News & PG&E about developing an energy resiliency plan for your EV fleet.

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Preparing for an EV Fleet: Calculating Total Cost of Ownership

Join ACT News & PG&E on 6/23 at 1 pm for a free webinar on budgeting and total cost of operation considerations for fleets prepping for an EV Fleet application.

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How Extreme Cold and Heat Affect EV Range

June 3, 2020Optimizing fuel efficiency has been a long-time goal for drivers and fleet operators, but where fuel efficiency for gas vehicles aims to conserve fuel and, in turn, money, efficient driving for EVs focuses on range. Now, with enough data collected from electric vehicles (EV), we’re learning more about the impact of temperature on range.

via Fleet Forward

Longmont, first city along the Front Range to deploy bio-CNG project

June 2, 2020As part of an innovative project prioritized in the city’s 2018 greenhouse gas (GHG) inventory, Longmont, Colorado has become the first city along the Front Range to implement a renewable vehicle fuel project.

via NGV Journal

EVs show savings compared to diesel trucks, but not in every US city

June 2, 2020As fleets ponder switching to Class 8 electric trucks, they have to consider the unintended consequences and hidden costs of the new technology. One of the questions for fleets is when to charge.

via Transport Dive

Penske Truck Leasing Upgrades California Facility

June 1, 2020Penske Truck Leasing has completed upgrades to its facility in Carson, Calif., to provide maintenance and repair services for natural gas vehicles (NGVs).

via NGT News

Next EV hotspot: Alabama?

May 28, 2020You may not think of Alabama as a center of the auto industry, but in fact, Mercedes-Benz opened an assembly plant in Tuscaloosa County back in 1993, and today Hyundai, Honda, Toyota and Mazda, as well as several Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers, have operations in the Yellowhammer State.

via ChargedEVs

Regional truck drivers and electric trucks can both recharge overnight

May 28, 2020While a driver is home each night plugging into his or her normal life, the electric truck can be in the yard getting recharged for the next day’s run.

via Fleet Owner