Blue Fleets http://fleetowner.com/taxonomy/term/32761/more en U.S. Gain, Unilever to build IL CNG station http://fleetowner.com/running-green/us-gain-unilever-build-il-cng-station <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.usgain.com/"><u>U.S. Gain</u></a>, the compressed <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/blue-fleets?intlink=incontent" title="" target="_blank">natural gas</a></span> (CNG) division of U.S. Venture, has partnered with <a href="http://www.unilever.com/"><u>Unilever</u></a> to build a GAIN Clean Fueling CNG fueling station in Edwardsville, IL, just east of the St. Louis, MO, metro area. The station will be located at 4120 Lakeview Corporate Drive and will be the largest GAIN Clean Fuel station U.S. Gain has built to date, the company said.&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/us-gain-unilever-build-il-cng-station" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/running-green/us-gain-unilever-build-il-cng-station#comments Blue Fleets News Running Green Tue, 16 Jun 2015 13:25:00 +0000 162921 at http://fleetowner.com AFV roundup http://fleetowner.com/running-green/afv-roundup <div class="field-deck"> ACT Expo 2015 spotlights clean fleets driving the industry forward </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Last month&rsquo;s Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo in Dallas demonstrated the incredible continued momentum taking place across the clean transportation industry. Dozens of leading fleets&mdash;including Anheuser-Busch, Bimbo Bakeries, Coca-Cola, Con-Way, Dallas Area Rapid Transit, FedEx, Frito-Lay, Nestl&eacute;, Penske, Ryder System, UPS, and Waste Management, among many others&mdash;shared why they were forging ahead with alternative fuels despite the recent dip in oil prices.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/afv-roundup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/running-green/afv-roundup#comments Blue Fleets Equipment Fleet Management Fuel Running Green Silver Tue, 09 Jun 2015 17:34:00 +0000 162151 at http://fleetowner.com Shell opens new LNG lanes at TA locations http://fleetowner.com/running-green/shell-opens-new-lng-lanes-ta-locations <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.shell.com">Shell</a> has opened two additional lanes of liquefied <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/blue-fleets?intlink=incontent" title="" target="_blank">natural gas</a></span> (LNG) fueling at TravelCenters of America truck fueling stations in Texas.</p> <p>Located in San Antonio and Dallas, the lanes join LNG fueling locations Baytown, Texas and Lafayette, LA, that have opened this year.</p> <p>Stabilis Energy is the first customer fueling their LNG-powered trucks at the San Antonio site, Shell said.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/shell-opens-new-lng-lanes-ta-locations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/running-green/shell-opens-new-lng-lanes-ta-locations#comments Blue Fleets Equipment Fuel News Running Green Mon, 08 Jun 2015 14:23:00 +0000 161971 at http://fleetowner.com GE Capital, Shell to aid trucking industry’s shift to natural gas http://fleetowner.com/running-green/ge-capital-shell-aid-trucking-industry-s-shift-natural-gas <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><a href="http://www.gecapital.ca/home"><u><font color="#0000ff" face="Calibri" size="3">GE Capital, Canada</font></u></a><font face="Calibri" size="3"> announced the signing of a commercial agreement with </font><a href="http://www.shell.ca/"><u><font color="#0000ff" face="Calibri" size="3">Shell Canada Products</font></u></a><font face="Calibri" size="3"> (Shell) with a view to facilitate the trucking industry&rsquo;s adoption in Canada of liquefied <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/blue-fleets?intlink=incontent" title="" target="_blank">natural gas</a></span> (LNG).</font></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/ge-capital-shell-aid-trucking-industry-s-shift-natural-gas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/running-green/ge-capital-shell-aid-trucking-industry-s-shift-natural-gas#comments Blue Fleets Fuel News Running Green Fri, 29 May 2015 13:02:00 +0000 161291 at http://fleetowner.com amp Trillium opens CNG stations in Texas http://fleetowner.com/running-green/amp-trillium-opens-cng-stations-texas <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><font face="Calibri" size="3">Two new compressed <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/blue-fleets?intlink=incontent" title="" target="_blank">natural gas</a></span> fueling stations have opened on major Interstates in Texas. The amp Trillium stations are located at </font><a href="https://goo.gl/maps/NFByd"><u><font color="#0000ff" face="Calibri" size="3">I-20 330 FM 1189</font></u></a><font face="Calibri" size="3"> in Brock and </font><a href="https://goo.gl/maps/AP5UU"><u><font color="#0000ff" face="Calibri" size="3">I-10 3050 Fredericksburg North</font></u></a><font face="Calibri" size="3"> in Kerrville.</font></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/amp-trillium-opens-cng-stations-texas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/running-green/amp-trillium-opens-cng-stations-texas#comments Blue Fleets Fuel News Running Green Thu, 28 May 2015 13:46:00 +0000 161161 at http://fleetowner.com Indian River Transport adds Freightliner natural gas trucks to fleet http://fleetowner.com/running-green/indian-river-transport-adds-freightliner-natural-gas-trucks-fleet <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><a href="http://indianrivertransport.com/"><u><font color="#0000ff" face="Calibri" size="3">Indian River Transport</font></u></a><font face="Calibri" size="3"> has added five </font><a href="https://www.freightlinertrucks.com/Trucks/Alternative-Power-Trucks/Natural-Gas/Cascadia-113-NG/"><u><font color="#0000ff" face="Calibri" size="3"><span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/freightliner-1?intlink=incontent" title="Keyword link list" target="_blank">Freightliner</a></span> Cascadia 113</font></u></a><font face="Calibri" size="3"> compressed <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/blue-fleets?intlink=incontent" title="" target="_blank">natural gas</a></span> (CNG) day cabs to its fleet. The new trucks are the first alternative fuel vehicles in the 600-tractor fleet.</font></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/indian-river-transport-adds-freightliner-natural-gas-trucks-fleet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/running-green/indian-river-transport-adds-freightliner-natural-gas-trucks-fleet#comments Blue Fleets Fuel News Running Green Wed, 27 May 2015 14:48:00 +0000 161031 at http://fleetowner.com EVO Trillium opens CNG station at Central Freight Lines http://fleetowner.com/running-green/evo-trillium-opens-cng-station-central-freight-lines <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.evocng.com/"><u>EVO Trillium</u></a>, the joint venture partnership between EVO CNG and&nbsp; Trillium CNG, celebrated the grand opening of its new compressed <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/blue-fleets?intlink=incontent" title="" target="_blank">natural gas</a></span> (CNG) fueling station located at 5188 East Loop 820 South, Fort Worth, TX, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Earth Day, April 22.</p> <p>Dignitaries in attendance included the Betsy Price, mayor of Fort Worth; Susan Shifflett, regional coordinator of the Railroad Commission of Texas; and John Esparza, president and CEO of the Texas Trucking Association.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/evo-trillium-opens-cng-station-central-freight-lines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/running-green/evo-trillium-opens-cng-station-central-freight-lines#comments Blue Fleets Fuel News Running Green Tue, 26 May 2015 14:19:00 +0000 160921 at http://fleetowner.com <p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><font face="Calibri" size="3">From left, Damon Cuzick, COO of EVO CNG; Mary Boettcher, president of Trillium CNG; Danny Cuzick, president of EVO CNG; Betsy Price, mayor of ForthWorth; Don Orr, president of Central Freight Lines; John Exparza, president and CEO of Texas Trucking Association; Theril Lund, CFO of EVO CNG; and Susan Shifflett-Regional Director of Texas Railroad Commission at the April 22 ribbon-cutting ceremony.</font></p> The pros and cons of alternative energy http://fleetowner.com/running-green/pros-and-cons-alternative-energy <div class="field-deck"> Two experts share their insights during webinar </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Adding alternative power vehicles may seem daunting for some fleets. Questions about upfitting, efficiency, training, and cost savings are inevitable. And the fear of scuttling the success of a project before it takes off may hinder fleets from going down the alternative fuel path.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/pros-and-cons-alternative-energy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/running-green/pros-and-cons-alternative-energy#comments Blue Fleets Fuel News Running Green Fri, 22 May 2015 13:35:00 +0000 160791 at http://fleetowner.com IMPCO expands bi-fuel CNG programs with GM http://fleetowner.com/fuel/impco-expands-bi-fuel-cng-programs-gm <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>IMPCO Automotive, a division of IMPCO Technologies Inc.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fuel/impco-expands-bi-fuel-cng-programs-gm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fuel/impco-expands-bi-fuel-cng-programs-gm#comments Blue Fleets Fuel News Running Green Fri, 22 May 2015 13:03:00 +0000 160751 at http://fleetowner.com Ensuring Natural Gas Trucks Deliver Climate Benefits http://fleetowner.com/running-green/ensuring-natural-gas-trucks-deliver-climate-benefits <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>When it comes to their impact on climate change, the conventional case in favor of <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/blue-fleets?intlink=incontent" title="" target="_blank">natural gas</a></span> trucks misses the mark. It&rsquo;s time to recognize that the environmental impact of these vehicles is more nuanced than generally discussed. By examining the full impact of natural gas as a truck fuel, we can focus efforts on improving the footprint of this fuel; enabling it to live up to its environmental potential.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/ensuring-natural-gas-trucks-deliver-climate-benefits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/running-green/ensuring-natural-gas-trucks-deliver-climate-benefits#comments Blue Fleets Equipment Fleet Management Fuel News Running Green Wed, 20 May 2015 14:29:00 +0000 160571 at http://fleetowner.com