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Uncertainty and Product Availability Constrain Fleet Sustainability Initiatives
EPA and DOE Release 2018 Fuel Economy Guide
Buick to Offer Mild Hybrid LaCrosse in 2018

Buick to Offer Mild Hybrid LaCrosse in 2018

The new system features a compact lithium-ion battery pack for torque-assisted launch, regenerative braking, and a smoother stop and start. When paired with a four-cylinder engine, the eAssist system increases city fuel economy by 19% compared to the LaCrosse’s V-6.

June 5, 2017

Hybrid, EV Sales Suffer From Low Gasoline Prices
Ford Lowers Fuel Ratings for Six Vehicles

Ford Lowers Fuel Ratings for Six Vehicles

Ford Motor Co. lowered the fuel economy ratings for six 2013 and 2014 model-year vehicles, including the Fiesta subcompact car that has been widely added to fleets.

June 12, 2014

Report: Gasoline Vehicles to Remain Dominant in 2040

The vast majority of vehicles on U.S. roadways in the year 2040 will still use gasoline, according to a projection from the U.S. Department of Energy. A whopping 78% of light-duty vehicles will still be sold with gasoline engines.

December 23, 2013

Conventional Fuel Management Strategies That Work

Conventional Fuel Management Strategies That Work

Fuel is one of the largest expenses associated with owning and operating a fleet, typically, second only to asset acquisition and depreciation. Here are some strategies to mitigate the effects of fuel price fluctuations and increases without impacting service levels.

November 21, 2013

Ford Revises 2013 C-MAX Hybrid Fuel Economy Rating and Plans Upgrades to 2014 Model

Maintenance Costs Increase in 2011-CY

TORRANCE, CA ­­- Many fleets are incurring additional miles on vehicles due to increased business activity, which has added to fleets' costs with increased repairs and replacement cycling.

November 23, 2011

Nissan's New Transmission to Get 10-Percent Better MPG

Nissan's New Transmission to Get 10-Percent Better MPG

YOKOHAMA, JAPAN – Nissan has unveiled its new XTRONIC Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) for its 2.0L to 3.5L engines. The automaker also unveiled a new hybrid system for its front-wheel drive vehicles.

October 13, 2011

Aramark Adds First Hybrid Electric Vehicles to Fleet

PHILADELPHIA - Aramark Uniform Services is rolling out an initial 25 hybrid electric stepvans into its national fleet. By spring 2011, the company expects to operate a total of 78 hybrid electric vehicles in its service routes in 28 states.

December 30, 2010

Fleets Save 4 Million Gallons of Fuel Using Hybrid Systems

KALAMAZOO, MI - Fleet customers have collectively accumulated more than 100 million miles of service, reducing fuel consumption by 4 million gallons of diesel fuel and harmful emissions by 40,000 metric tons, by using Eaton Corporation's hybrid power systems.

December 28, 2010

Hybrids & 4-Cylinders Most Common Sustainability Strategies

PRINCETON, NJ - The results of a recent industry survey showed the most popular method used in the last year to "green" corporate fleet operations was the use of a mix of hybrid and other fuel-efficient vehicles, as well as a switch to 4-cylinder models.

October 15, 2010

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