Automotive Fleet views itself as a facilitator to provide a platform for different voices from the industry to sound-off on today’s challenges. This regular column is designed to encourage discourse for fleet professionals to let their voices be heard to their peers and other industry professionals. Here is what is top of mind for fleet professionals concerning vehicle remarketing, electrification, and fuel management.
July 25, 2021
XL Fleet's new division will provide charging infrastructure, energy storage, and power solutions for electrified fleets. XL expects its customers will require at least 100,000 charging stations in the next several years.
December 1, 2020
Due to the wide range of fuel technologies available to fleet managers today, it's a great time to figure out which products and services are best suited for your fleet.
April 30, 2020
At a recent conference at the Texas A&M Transportation Institute, Shell presented an array of speakers who sized up the state of alternative fuel technologies in trucking and a likely timeline for real-world adoption of these new means of moving freight.
November 27, 2019
Commercial vehicles are expected to run on diesel fuel through 2040 due to increases in fuel economy, according to new research from IHS Markit.
September 18, 2018
Corporate sustainability initiatives continue to be strong, but this strategy is tempered by infrastructure constraints and the limited availability of low- or no-emission OEM-built vehicles capable of fulfilling varied fleet applications.
April 25, 2018
Vehicles from Hyundai, Chevrolet, BMW, and Volvo rank among the most fuel-efficient cars in their respective classes.
December 15, 2017
Owners of hybrid and battery-electric vehicles are trading in their alternative fuel vehicles for gasoline powered vehicles, according to new research from Edmunds.com.
April 22, 2015
An increasing number of European countries are switching to an emissions-based car tax system due to global pressure to reduce carbon emissions, according to the 2014 edition of the annual "Fleet Europe" Taxation Guide.
June 3, 2014
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
Ford C-MAX Energi plug-in hybrid vehicles are hitting Europe’s roads in support of a Ford-led €13.2 million study into electric vehicles in urban areas.
July 17, 2013
BYD Company Ltd. recently announced a plan for electrifying Hong Kong City’s public transportation system by replacing diesel buses and LPG taxis.
April 3, 2013
DALLAS – Alternative fuels continue to play a significant role in AT&T’s commitment to going green, according to the company’s 2011 sustainability report.
June 19, 2012
EDEN PRAIRIE, MN – GE Capital Fleet Services opened its new Vehicle Innovation Center, a new facility designed to provide businesses, industry groups, and researchers with the opportunity to test-drive and learn about alternative-fuel vehicles and related technologies.
May 31, 2012
MEMPHIS, TN -The FedEx Express fleet is now 16.6% more fuel efficient, through 2011, when compared to its average fuel efficiency in 2005 (the baseline for comparison).
May 17, 2012