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Benefits of Centralization

Benefits of Centralization
Centralization is still valid for fleet organizations today. In recent months I have been working on a couple of fleet studies and came across something, and I would hesitate to call it a trend, that is counter to the fleet industry reliance on centralization. In one case, a small municipality…

Global Models

The wide-scale deployment of hydrogen-powered vehicles will occur when world leaders decide to collaborate to create “ecosystems” implementable across the globe. During a workshop at the 2019 Movin’On Summit, experts from Europe and China presented several groundbreaking initiatives designed to make hydrogen more accessible to the transportation sector in their…

Rethinking the Last Mile

As an increasing number of cities (London, Oslo, Madrid) are banning combustion vehicles from their downtown core, sustainable mobility companies are promoting alternatives to deliver merchandise to its final destination. As part of the Movin’On Summit, alternative transportation experts presented various solutions aimed at improving air quality while helping relieve…

Colossal Fleet

With more than 2,700 units at five different sites, ArcelorMittal is among the very few North American mining companies that manage their fleet of vehicles and equipment based on the total cost of ownership. In full expansion mode, the ArcelorMittal Mobile Asset Management Division, headed by Frédéric Dubé, was created…

Fuel Cell-ebration!

Marking 40th year with first FCEV fleet in British Columbia. After four decades of developing fuel cell technology, Ballard Power Systems finally has a fleet of fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEV) in service. “We’ve been working towards this for many years, now everything that we’ve been working for, has become…

Jackpot!

Ram’s diesel makes “the magic” 1,000 lb-ft of torque.  Those who work their trucks hard have hit the jackpot recently, as all three heavy-duty manufacturers are overhauling their bigger brutes. Chevrolet and Ford have new models out for 2020, while Ram has introduced its new 2500 and 3500 trucks for…

Transforming Toronto’s Transit

Electrifying the transit system, one bus at a time. The Government of Canada is investing $1.8 billion in Toronto through the federal Public Transit Infrastructure Fund (PTIF) to help modernize and expand the City’s transit systems and to combat climate change. Now, the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) is working alongside…

The Cascades Model, One Year Later

This successful green initiative is inspiring corporations to follow suit. In 2018, Cascades launched a $2,000 employee green-vehicle purchase incentive program. One year later, the pilot project, which was expanded to all of its Quebec-based employees, will soon be available in Ontario. “We didn’t expect it to be so popular,”…
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