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Planning to Green Your Fleet? Look Before You Leap.
Today, an increasing number of fleets are planning to go green. But, what really constitutes ‘green’?
Dupre Logistics Recognized as ‘Fleet Elite’ for Green Driving
Dupré Logistics, LLC, headquartered in Lafayette, La., is honoring its 2012 Fleet Elite drivers Jan. 19 at a special gala event. Fleet Elite status is awarded to GreenRoad drivers who maintain a GreenRoad Safety Score of 5 or less for the full 2012 calendar year, and log more than 500 GreenRoad driving hours.
Gearing Up for Upcoming Medium- & Heavy-Duty Truck Regulations
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) diesel emissions regulations for 2007 and 2010 resulted in the development of sophisticated aftertreatment technologies that drove higher truck prices (as much as $10,000 or more per unit from the previous model-year) and overall maintenance costs. So, with the government’s first-ever greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and fuel-efficiency standards applied to medium- and heavy-duty trucks, beginning with model-year 2014, should fleets brace themselves for another wave of “sticker shock”? How will the new regulations impact vehicle pricing and fleet operations? What should fleet managers expect?