03.21.2014 — DISH announced that it deployed 47 customer service vans fueled by propane autogas in the Los Angeles area today. The fleet will emit 3.2 million fewer pounds of carbon dioxide emissions over its lifetime.
Alternative-fuel technology supplier ROUSH CleanTech, based in Livonia, Mich., named Rob Stevens vice president of strategy. Stevens, formerly Ford Motor Co.’s chief engineer and a 37-year veteran with that company, will be responsible for future product and customer strategy, Roush said… (Truck Fleet Management)
Being “green” is a good business philosophy and company’s that employ it find federal, state and local governments more open to their services. However, when it comes time to replace worn-out trucks with new ones, a lot of those in the work truck world are still quick to shun the benefits of CNG and LPG over good old diesel and gasoline power. After all, it’s a hard pill for many truck buyers to swallow shelling out the extra cash to get a diesel package, let alone thinking about going the “green” fuel route… (Hard Working Trucks)
Textile services company Mission Linen has added a number of alternative fuel vehicles to its fleet as a part of its corporate sustainability efforts. “We are excited to expand our alternative fuel vehicles within our fleet,” says John Ross, president and CEO. “In just a short period of time, we have seen positive effects on the environment, natural resources and on route optimization… (NGT News)
Leaders at municipal law enforcement agencies, parks and recreation depts., school & hospital maintenance dept., landscape companies, and anyone interested in propane as in alternative to gas or diesel could learn the benefits of fueling their fleets with propane during an event hosted by South Shore Clean Cities Inc… (Portage Life)
Last month at the NTEA Work Truck Show we hosted a free morning session for our partners attending the show. Dozens of Ford dealers, installers and technicians gathered at our Partners Sales & Training Program. I was happy to field the array of questions from our valued guests. Here are the top three questions, with answers, asked during this session:
March 21, 2014 — DISH announced that it deployed 47 customer service vans fueled by propane autogas in the Los Angeles area today. The fleet will emit 3.2 million fewer pounds of carbon dioxide emissions over its lifetime.
DISH will show 47 of its 200 newly commissioned clean-burning propane autogas vehicles this week that will serve Southern California customers of the satellite broadcast provider. These vehicles have been added to the DISH fleet that serves the Hawthorne and South El Monte suburban cities of the South Bay and San Gabriel Valley… (Work Truck Magazine)