Blue Fleets http://fleetowner.com/taxonomy/term/32761/more en Dean Foods deploying CNG vehicles http://fleetowner.com/running-green/dean-foods-deploying-cng-vehicles <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Dean Foods will add 64 compressed <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/blue-fleets?intlink=incontent" title="" target="_blank">natural gas</a></span> vehicles as well as a private fuel station built by <a href="http://www.cleanenergyfuels.com/">Clean Energy Fuels</a> later this year. The fueling station will be built at the Oak Farms Dairy plant in Houston and will fuel Dean Foods&rsquo; CNG vehicles beginning in the second half of this year.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/dean-foods-deploying-cng-vehicles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/running-green/dean-foods-deploying-cng-vehicles#comments Blue Fleets Equipment Fuel News Running Green Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:45:00 +0000 155611 at http://fleetowner.com American Power Group debuts severe-duty, dual-fuel glider http://fleetowner.com/running-green/american-power-group-debuts-severe-duty-dual-fuel-glider <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>LOUISVILLE. A new dual-fuel glider kit for 2015 <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/freightliner-1?intlink=incontent" title="Keyword link list" target="_blank">Freightliner</a></span> 122SD vehicles has been introduced by <a href="http://www.americanpowergroupinc.com/">American Power Group</a>. The &ldquo;Fueled by Flare&rdquo; severe-duty glider kit was designed and assembled by Harrison Truck Centers (HTC) as a vocational vehicle for oil and gas, mining, logging, and over-sized load trucking applications.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/american-power-group-debuts-severe-duty-dual-fuel-glider" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/running-green/american-power-group-debuts-severe-duty-dual-fuel-glider#comments Blue Fleets Equipment Fuel MATS News Running Green Wed, 25 Mar 2015 19:00:00 +0000 154951 at http://fleetowner.com TruStar Energy to build public CNG station in Kansas http://fleetowner.com/running-green/trustar-energy-build-public-cng-station-kansas <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.trustarenergy.com">TruStar Energy</a> has been contracted by CNG Energy to design and build a 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 Liberal, KS.</p> <p>&ldquo;It all started with our family farm,&rdquo; said Rocky Ormiston, CNG Energy vice president. &ldquo;We have been using CNG to power our irrigation engines for 20 years.&rdquo;</p> <p>Ormiston said the release of the 12L Cummins Westport engine made the decision to switch to natural gas power easy.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/trustar-energy-build-public-cng-station-kansas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/running-green/trustar-energy-build-public-cng-station-kansas#comments Blue Fleets Equipment Fuel News Running Green Mon, 23 Mar 2015 13:14:00 +0000 154521 at http://fleetowner.com CNG piping provider opens customer advisory center http://fleetowner.com/running-green/cng-piping-provider-opens-customer-advisory-center <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>SSP has opened a <a href="http://mysspusa.com/CNGplus">CNG Plus Service Center</a> in Tulsa, OK, which will advise and support customers in the region.</p> <p>SSP produces instrumentation valves, tube fittings and tubing. The new center, opened in conjunction with Tulsa Gas Technologies, will provide support to local contractors. Services include assistance with bid preparation, training, equipment rental, and material supply for above ground and underground interconnect piping needed to build a CNG station.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/cng-piping-provider-opens-customer-advisory-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/running-green/cng-piping-provider-opens-customer-advisory-center#comments Blue Fleets Fleet Management News Running Green Wed, 18 Mar 2015 13:57:00 +0000 154151 at http://fleetowner.com Clean Solutions, Ryder Fuel Services announce alignment http://fleetowner.com/running-green/clean-solutions-ryder-fuel-services-announce-alignment <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.donaldson.com">Clean Solutions</a> and <a href="http://www.ryder.com/">Ryder Fuel Services</a> have announced a strategic alliance to offer customers complementary services.</p> <p>Clean Solutions is a division of Donaldson Company that supplies filtration products.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/clean-solutions-ryder-fuel-services-announce-alignment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/running-green/clean-solutions-ryder-fuel-services-announce-alignment#comments Blue Fleets Equipment Fleet Management Fuel News Running Green Wed, 18 Mar 2015 13:54:00 +0000 154131 at http://fleetowner.com Gain Clean Fuel CNG station to open in Illinois http://fleetowner.com/running-green/gain-clean-fuel-cng-station-open-illinois <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>U.S. Gain will open a new <a href="http://www.gainfuel.com/">compressed natural gas fueling station</a> in Hodgkins, IL, a Chicago suburb. The station will serve U.S. Gain partner <a href="http://www.midwestcargo.com">Midwest Cargo Systems, Inc</a>, which provides intermodal and dedicated operations in the area with a fleet of over 100 dry vans and refrigerated trailers and 50 tri-axle chassis.</p> <p>Midwest has contracted to receive 10 Class 8 CNG tractors through a lease with Ryder.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/gain-clean-fuel-cng-station-open-illinois" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/running-green/gain-clean-fuel-cng-station-open-illinois#comments Blue Fleets Equipment News Running Green Mon, 16 Mar 2015 12:52:00 +0000 153791 at http://fleetowner.com Running an all-fuel shop http://fleetowner.com/running-green/running-all-fuel-shop <div class="field-deck"> You need to examine maintenance practices when adding alternative fuels </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>There are many different alternative fuels being deployed in the truck world these days&mdash;<span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/blue-fleets?intlink=incontent" title="" target="_blank">natural gas</a></span>, propane, dimethyl ester (DME), hydrogen, and electricity, just to name a few. By their very nature, each of those fuels will require changes to fleet operations and vehicle maintenance both in terms of facilities and protocols.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/running-all-fuel-shop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/running-green/running-all-fuel-shop#comments Blue Fleets Equipment Fleet Management Fuel News Running Green Silver Fri, 13 Mar 2015 19:22:00 +0000 153691 at http://fleetowner.com 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