Corporate fleet managers rated volatile fuel prices as their top concern for 2011, according to a survey conducted by General Electric Capital Fleet Services. The survey of 105 fleet managers found that driver safety and overall cost savings do matter. However, both are considered to be less of a concern than unstable fuel prices.
Within days of snatching the Fleet Van Manufacturer of the Year Award, Volkswagen captured a second title: Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV) Manufacturer of the Year at the GreenFleet Awards 2010. GreenFleet Awards, as its name pretty obviously implies, recognizes automakers that make a valiant effort to increase fuel economy, decrease emissions and lower operating costs of their fleet products.
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Two of the largest parcel delivery fleets in the U.S. have been competing neck and neck in a race to become the greenest in the land. Both Federal Express (FedEx) and United Parcel Service (UPS) have delved into alternative energy vehicles for daily delivery use.