Running Green http://fleetowner.com/taxonomy/term/6599/more en 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 Natural gas and climate change: problems in alternative power paradise? http://fleetowner.com/running-green/natural-gas-and-climate-change-problems-alternative-power-paradise <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>For some time now, <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/blue-fleets?intlink=incontent" title="" target="_blank">natural gas</a></span> has been the alternative power darling, praised for its many benefits from domestic availability and lower cost to its lower carbon dioxide (CO<sub>2</sub>) emission levels as compared to diesel. &nbsp;Now, however, a new study released today by the <a href="http://www.edf.org/">Environmental Defense Fund</a> (EDF) is raising serious questions about the relative merits of natural gas as a vehicle fuel, at least in the short term, when it comes to negatively impacting the climate.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/natural-gas-and-climate-change-problems-alternative-power-paradise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/running-green/natural-gas-and-climate-change-problems-alternative-power-paradise#comments Equipment News Running Green Tue, 19 May 2015 19:52:00 +0000 160491 at http://fleetowner.com ACT Expo Executive Roundtable with T. Boone Pickens http://fleetowner.com/running-green/act-expo-executive-roundtable-t-boone-pickens <div class="node-body video-body"><div></div><p>Fleet Owner and ACT Expo brought together industry experts as part of an Executive Roundtable at the recent ACT Expo event. Moderated by Fleet Owner Editor-in-Chief Jim Mele, the panel featured T. Boone Pickens, CEO of BP Capital, Commissioner David Porter of the Texas Railroad Commission, Gary Thomas, president and executive director of Dallas Area Rapid Transit, and Billy Lawder, director of transportation for Anheuser-Busch. The panel discussed the present and the future outlook of alternative fuel vehicles.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://fleetowner.com/running-green/act-expo-executive-roundtable-t-boone-pickens#comments Blue Fleets Equipment Fleet Management Fuel News Running Green Mon, 18 May 2015 14:48:00 +0000 160321 at http://fleetowner.com Dream Big & Dream Small http://fleetowner.com/running-green/dream-big-dream-small <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>When it comes to improving fuel efficiency I think it is important to dream big as well as small. We should be focusing on technologies and practices that will result in significant fuel economy gains. Think platooning. Or look at what Shell Lubricants and AirFlow Truck Company are doing to develop what they are calling a hyper-fuel mileage Class 8 truck and tractor combination.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/dream-big-dream-small" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/running-green/dream-big-dream-small#comments Running Green Technology Sat, 16 May 2015 21:33:00 +0000 160241 at http://fleetowner.com ARI launches consulting services http://fleetowner.com/running-green/ari-launches-consulting-services <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Vehicle fleet management company ARI has launched a <a href="http://links.info.arifleet.co.uk/ctt?kn=1&amp;ms=MTE4NTg2NDMS1&amp;r=MzA5Nzc4Njg4MDgS1&amp;b=0&amp;j=NTAzMTY5MDU2S0&amp;mt=1&amp;rt=0"><u>consulting service</u></a> designed to help organizations configure their fleets to support clean, efficiency and cost-effective fleet solutions.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/ari-launches-consulting-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/running-green/ari-launches-consulting-services#comments Blue Fleets Fleet Management News Running Green Fri, 15 May 2015 12:59:00 +0000 160171 at http://fleetowner.com