With natural gas vehicles available for lease and rental in markets in California, Arizona, and Michigan, Ryder now adds its first customer in Louisiana. Ryder will also provide maintenance for the 23 trucks from Ryder’s Shreveport service facility, which is being upgraded for compliance with natural gas standards. For refueling, Eagle is currently exploring plans to build a CNG station near its headquarters in Shreveport.
“Over the last several years, we’ve seen an increasing number of companies not only seek alternatives to reduce and control fuel costs, but also to help them control their carbon output and meet their environmental objectives,” said Dennis Cooke, President of Fleet Management Solutions at Ryder. “We pride ourselves on listening to the needs of the marketplace and developing the solutions that will help drive the industry forward.”