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Written by on May 20, 2011

As fleet managers strive to find the lowest operating cost of their fleet, identifying opportunities to keep fuel expenses in line with projected budgets becomes difficult. With average national fuel prices fluctuating and in some cases projected to be greater than $3.50, it’s necessary for those who are in charge of fleet operations to create a strategy > Read more

The State of Green Business: What does it mean for fleets?

Written by on February 25, 2011

With the release of the “State of Green Business Report 2011” GreenBiz provides an invaluable tool to help corporate fleets understand the current sustainability landscape. When looked at in conjunction with recent releases by McKinsey & Company and Cisco relating to the electric vehicle market, we see emerging changes on the horizon for the future of alternative > Read more

The Reality of Gas Prices: What Are Your Options?

Written by on January 12, 2011

Consumers often question what impacts the price they pay at the gas pump. Prices fluctuate on a daily, and sometimes hourly, basis with little known rhyme or reason. As gasoline prices have increased more than 95% in the last decade1, companies are beginning to take a closer look at alternative solutions to offset what they are paying > Read more

The Reboot of the Electric Vehicle (EV)

Written by on December 8, 2010

The Nissan Leaf, Chevy Volt, and Toyota Prius Hybrid are probably the most talked about vehicles to hit the road in decades. However, there is one aspect that stands out amongst these three unique vehicles; only one of them is truly an Electric Vehicle (EV). Although not a new concept, there have been immense advancements in electric > Read more

Understanding How to Use PEV’s to Your Advantage

Written by on November 3, 2010

Donlen recently conducted a survey amongst fleet managers to better understand their application, utilization, opportunities, and concerns about plug-in electric vehicles (PEV). In addition to the key findings of the survey, which can be viewed in the July 7 issue of Donlen's GreenKey News, a lack of data surrounding operating cost, emissions, vehicle specifications, pricing, resale values, > Read more