Fleet owners who survived four dollars per gallon gas prices were scrambling for alternative money saving methods to maintain margins with skyrocketing costs. When cutting insurance premiums, limiting daily miles, and cutting incentives didn’t work, the most obvious next step was to begin shopping for alternative fuel sources. Depending on distance, gross vehicle weight, and frequency of fill-ups, many alternative fuel vehicle options exist and may suit your company. The reality is gas engines aren’t better than diesel. Diesel engines aren’t better than gas. There are uses for every vehicle type and fuel type available. Matching vehicle usage to the fuel/energy needed to power the vehicle is the primary focus of fleet management.