Tagged Diesel

How Will VW Sell 800,000 Units in America?

At its annual fleet preview, Volkswagen talked fleet sales, residual strategies, product lineup, three new turbo engines and how diesel can help your costs (but not your heart rate).

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Hertz Offers Volkswagen Jetta in Green Traveler Collection

The 2012 Volkswagen Jetta TDI clean diesel car produces 90% less air pollution and delivers a lower fuel cost per mile with 42 highway mpg and a 600 mile range.

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Trailer and Truck Purchase Tax Repeal Bill Introduced in Congress

Federal legislation to repeal the 12% federal excise tax on truck and trailer purchases and replace it with an increase in the diesel fuel tax was introduced March 29 in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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Implementing Green Options in the Real World

A fleet manager has investigated and implemented alternative fuel and alternative power such as hybrids, all electrics, CNG, propane, clean diesel and biodiesel versus traditional gas. Which solutions are working best for his fleet of trucks, buses and vans?

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Congress, not Technology, is Deciding the Alt-fuel Market

Should Congress have let the hybrid, diesel and CNG tax credit die while keeping the ethanol fuel credit?

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2010 Audi A3 TDI Test Drive

Driving pleasure and green can coexist. Includes Vincentric fleet lifecycle data.

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The New Diesel Deal

New diesel regulations have caused market shifts in diesel truck offerings, higher price points and increased servicing. Fleets must learn to adapt. But will it produce a move away from diesel?

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What I Learned at the 2014 Car Rental Show

If the Car Rental Show is an indicator of the health of the industry, the North American market is doing well — while the "growth markets" are really taking off.

Remembering Elaine Litwer

On the fifth anniversary of Elaine Litwer’s death, I’m brought back to the work she did to repeal vicarious liability. But it’s also caused me to reflect on the mentors in my life.

6 Market Predictors for 2014

In their fourth quarter conference calls, Avis Budget Group and Hertz gave an outlook on fleet costs, the used car market, fleet optimization strategies and potential acquisitions. Hertz shed light on the fallout from that excess fleet.

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