Ride-and-Drive Report: Diesel-Electric Hybrid, CNG Bi-Fuel and Propane
Options abound for fleets considering the deployment of alternative fuel and advanced vehicles, ranging from pure-electric Segways for law enforcement to natural gas big rigs traveling interstates. Interestingly enough, that variety presents a key challenge: Where does a fleet turn?
The recent Green Fleet Conference in Schaumburg, Ill., afforded NGT News the opportunity to examine a few of those options during a ride-and-drive program that featured dozens of vehicles from a number of OEMs and conversion specialists. A central takeaway was that pairings between fuel types and end-use applications are numerous, reflecting a growing maturity in the market.