Blue Fleets http://fleetowner.com/taxonomy/term/32761/more en Ram adds CNG options to 2500 models http://fleetowner.com/blue-fleets/ram-adds-cng-options-2500-models <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>INDIANAPOLIS. <a href="http://www.ramtrucks.com">Ram Trucks</a> announced new compressed <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/blue-fleets?intlink=incontent" title="" target="_blank">natural gas</a></span> models for its 2500 models, going from one available model to four in the process.</p> <p>The announcement was made on Wednesday at the NTEA&rsquo;s Work Truck Show in Indianapolis by Becky Blanchard, director-<span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/search/results/ram?intlink=incontent" title="">Ram</a></span> Brand. Blanchard also gave a brief overview of the product line, including improving sales numbers for the commercial lineup.</p> <p>&ldquo;One way we&rsquo;ve been able to grow the business is through a commitment to [being] best in class,&rdquo; she said.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/blue-fleets/ram-adds-cng-options-2500-models" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/blue-fleets/ram-adds-cng-options-2500-models#comments Blue Fleets Equipment Fuel News Wed, 04 Mar 2015 23:05:00 +0000 152551 at http://fleetowner.com Quantum introduces next-gen back-of-cab, frame-mount CNG systems http://fleetowner.com/running-green/quantum-introduces-next-gen-back-cab-frame-mount-cng-systems <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>INDIANAPOLIS. <a href="http://www.qtww.com/">Quantum Technologies</a> announced its next-generation of compressed <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/blue-fleets?intlink=incontent" title="" target="_blank">natural gas</a></span> fuel systems this week at the NTEA&rsquo;s Work Truck Show.</p> <p>The systems, the Quantum Q-Cab and Q-Rail, will be available in July, the company said.</p> <p>The Q-Cab Gen II is a back-of-cab system featuring 123 diesel gallon equivalent (DGE) storage and features a lightweight design and increased durability. A hook-and-hang mounting mechanism makes installation easy, Quantum said. Multiple mounting hole options increases is flexibility.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/quantum-introduces-next-gen-back-cab-frame-mount-cng-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/running-green/quantum-introduces-next-gen-back-cab-frame-mount-cng-systems#comments Blue Fleets Equipment Fuel News Running Green Wed, 04 Mar 2015 02:06:00 +0000 152411 at http://fleetowner.com Mack Pinnacle NG model gets advanced electronics http://fleetowner.com/blue-fleets/mack-pinnacle-ng-model-gets-advanced-electronics <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Vocational <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/mack-0?intlink=incontent" title="Keyword link list" target="_blank">Mack</a></span> Pinnacle models powered by the Cummins Westport ISX12 G <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/blue-fleets?intlink=incontent" title="" target="_blank">natural gas</a></span> engine option can now be speced with Eaton&rsquo;s UltraShift Plus automated mechanical transmission (AMT) and the Bendix Wingman Advanced collision mitigation system.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/blue-fleets/mack-pinnacle-ng-model-gets-advanced-electronics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/blue-fleets/mack-pinnacle-ng-model-gets-advanced-electronics#comments Blue Fleets Equipment News Mon, 02 Mar 2015 19:28:00 +0000 152181 at http://fleetowner.com amp Trillium opens Jacksonville CNG station http://fleetowner.com/running-green/amp-trillium-opens-jacksonville-cng-station <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>A new public-access compressed <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/blue-fleets?intlink=incontent" title="" target="_blank">natural gas</a></span> fueling station has opened in Jacksonville, FL by <a href="http://www.ampcng.com/">amp Trillium</a>, the joint venture of <a href="http://ampcng.com/">ampCNG</a> and <a href="http://www.trilliumcng.com/">Trillium CNG</a>.</p> <p>The station will service Champion Brands Incorporated&rsquo;s (CBI) fleet as well as the public. It is located off of Highway 1 near the intersection of Interstates 295 and 95 in Jacksonville&rsquo;s Southside Industrial Park.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/amp-trillium-opens-jacksonville-cng-station" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/running-green/amp-trillium-opens-jacksonville-cng-station#comments Blue Fleets Equipment News Running Green Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:00:00 +0000 152011 at http://fleetowner.com Trillium CNG inks deal with California waste management district http://fleetowner.com/running-green/trillium-cng-inks-deal-california-waste-management-district <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.trilliumcng.com/">Trillium CNG</a> and the Monterey Regional Waste Management District in California have signed a letter of agreement for a 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) refueling station. Trillium will build, own and operate the station, to be built at the Monterey Regional Environmental in Marina, CA, for the district&rsquo;s 50 CNG refuse trucks.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/trillium-cng-inks-deal-california-waste-management-district" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/running-green/trillium-cng-inks-deal-california-waste-management-district#comments Blue Fleets Equipment Fuel News Running Green Tue, 24 Feb 2015 14:39:00 +0000 151561 at http://fleetowner.com Nopetro building CNG station in Central Florida http://fleetowner.com/running-green/nopetro-building-cng-station-central-florida <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.nopetro.com/">Nopetro</a> will build and operate a compressed <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/blue-fleets?intlink=incontent" title="" target="_blank">natural gas</a></span> fueling station for the <a href="http://golynx.com/">Central Florida Regional Transportation Authority</a> (LYNX).</p> <p>Nopetro will also provide improvements to a maintenance facility and convert the public bus fleet to CNG.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/nopetro-building-cng-station-central-florida" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/running-green/nopetro-building-cng-station-central-florida#comments Blue Fleets Equipment Fleet Management Fuel News Running Green Mon, 23 Feb 2015 14:21:00 +0000 151471 at http://fleetowner.com Oil price roller coaster http://fleetowner.com/running-green/oil-price-roller-coaster <div class="field-deck"> Alternative fuels win out over unsustainable oil prices </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The dramatic drop in global oil prices is welcome news for those in the transportation sector consuming large volumes of energy. As the global price of oil reached $140/barrel in recent years, this sector has been increasingly moving towards lower-cost advanced technologies and alternative fuels like <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/blue-fleets?intlink=incontent" title="" target="_blank">natural gas</a></span>, propane autogas, hybrids, and electric drive&mdash;which help lower fuel costs as well as emissions.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/oil-price-roller-coaster" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/running-green/oil-price-roller-coaster#comments Blue Fleets Fleet Management Fuel Running Green Silver Wed, 18 Feb 2015 18:07:00 +0000 150901 at http://fleetowner.com Agility Fuel Systems, Clean Energy join forces on new CNG sales program http://fleetowner.com/running-green/agility-fuel-systems-clean-energy-join-forces-new-cng-sales-program <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://globalmessaging2.prnewswire.com/clickthrough/servlet/clickthrough?msg_id=7907267&amp;adr_order=63&amp;url=aHR0cDovL3d3dy5hZ2lsaXR5ZnMuY29tLw%3D%3D">Agility Fuel Systems</a> and <a href="http://globalmessaging2.prnewswire.com/clickthrough/servlet/clickthrough?msg_id=7907267&amp;adr_order=63&amp;url=aHR0cDovL3d3dy5jbGVhbmVuZXJneWZ1ZWxzLmNvbS8%3D">Clean Energy Fuels</a> have joined forces on a 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) fuel system sales program.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/agility-fuel-systems-clean-energy-join-forces-new-cng-sales-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/running-green/agility-fuel-systems-clean-energy-join-forces-new-cng-sales-program#comments Blue Fleets Equipment Fleet Management Fuel News Running Green Wed, 11 Feb 2015 11:57:00 +0000 150191 at http://fleetowner.com Go Long http://fleetowner.com/fuel/go-long <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Long-term predictions call for $6/gal. diesel</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fuel/go-long" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fuel/go-long#comments Blue Fleets Fuel News Running Green Tue, 10 Feb 2015 14:28:00 +0000 150111 at http://fleetowner.com ACT Expo 2015 http://fleetowner.com/running-green/act-expo-2015 <div class="field-deck"> The world’s largest clean fleet show—all fuels and weight classes </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>As we head into a new year with petroleum prices plummeting around the globe, the nation&rsquo;s leading fleet operators continue to push forward with alternative fuels and efficiency technologies. Despite slimming margins on fuel cost savings, experienced fleets know that historically unstable petroleum prices can climb just as sharply as they drop. Alternative fuels, like <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/blue-fleets?intlink=incontent" title="" target="_blank">natural gas</a></span> and propane autogas, provide long-term price stability that fleets crave when setting their operating budgets and multi-year contracts.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/act-expo-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/running-green/act-expo-2015#comments Blue Fleets Equipment Fleet Management Fuel News Running Green Silver Thu, 08 Jan 2015 18:21:00 +0000 146951 at http://fleetowner.com