08 Jul '11, 1am

Ryder, Coke, GE Among 6 Firms Joining Obama's Green Fleet Program

Six companies that collectively manage nearly 1 million vehicles have joined President Barack Obama's new program aimed at making the nation's largest private fleets more fuel efficient. In joining the National Clean Fleets Partnership , Coca-Cola, Enterprise Holdings, General Electric, Osram Sylvania, Ryder and Staples will identify, test, adopt and share fuel reduction strategies and technologies. Already the new partners have a deep bench of collective practices to draw from, including extensive deployment of alternative fuel vehicles. "It will give us the ability to expand beyond our role in advancing natural gas to look at other technologies, specifically electric," said Scott Perry, Ryder's group director of vehicle supply management. "We think there's going to definitely be a focus on that and being able to play a broader role in educating our customers, vehicle tec...

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