Utah Business, Fleet Saver,  Acquires Lancer Energy to Accelerate Adoption of Alternative Fuels, Reduce Emissions, and Improve Air Quality in Utah

On Thursday, November 21, Utah-based Fleet Saver LLC (Fleet Saver) has made a strategic acquisition of Utah-based Lancer Auto Group LLC (re-named Lancer Energy) in order to accelerate the adoption of compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles, including those running on renewable natural gas (RNG), in the western United States. 

From 11:00 am to 12:00 pm, the public and media were invited to attend the official opening and ribbon cutting for FleetSaver. This event was hosted by Utah Clean Cities, Lancer Group & FleetSaver, and located at 111 East Broadway, Suite 150, Salt Lake City, UT 84111.

Lancer Energy performs EPA-certified conversions of light-duty vehicles, medium-duty vehicles, and Class 6-8 trucks. It also installs and services equipment at CNG fueling stations. The acquisition combines the technical expertise of Lancer Energy with the distribution expertise of Fleet Saver. The acquisition will enable Fleet Saver to better serve its fleet customers in the western United States, while allowing Lancer Energy to expand its footprint to service areas outside of Utah.

Scott Brandeberry, Vice President of Lancer Energy said, “CNG is seeing a resurgence due to its low-cost and ideal fit for heavy-duty trucking and transportation.  The introduction of RNG into the region will only accelerate the adoption of CNG/RNG to reduce emissions and improve our air quality. Both companies are dedicated to outstanding customer service and the advancement of CNG and RNG technology. With the addition of Fleet Saver, we become a one-stop shop for all of your CNG/RNG needs”.  

With a new corporate office in downtown Salt Lake City and satellite facilities being opened in Phoenix and Las Vegas in 2020, the combined companies are poised to growth and develop CNG and RNG in those respective markets.

Utah Clean Cities is a leader in the state and region with advanced and alternative fuels and vehicles for over 25 years. According to Tammie Bostick, Executive Director at Utah Clean Cities, the addition of renewable biofuels, such as RNG, to Utah’s advanced fuel portfolio adds solutions today to lessen our dependence on fossil fuels. 

“Adding RNG to existing gas infrastructure and fueling stations is similar to adding renewable electricity to the grid,” said Bostick. “It provides the opportunity for fleets to have clean, state-side, local fuel.  This is in part achieved by using anaerobic digesters at landfills to capture and use generated methane energy to support the fuel needed in our large transportation system of fleet vehicles. This biogas can be used to generate both electricity and transportation fuels.  It’s an excellent model for our energy demands and clean air initiatives here in Utah.”

 

 

 

About Utah Clean Cities: 

The mission of the Utah Clean Cities Coalition is to advance the energy, economic, and environmental security of the United States by supporting local decisions to adopt practices that reduce the use of petroleum in the transportation sector. Working closely with the Department of Energy’s Technology Integration Program, federal and state government, as well as our local stakeholders, we leverage our resources to bring funding into Utah to support the development and deployment of advanced fuel infrastructure and vehicles with an emphasis on renewable energies and technologies. We are committed to expanding transportation modeling by offering consultation services to access proven, state-of-the-art technological vehicles and equipment with proven return on investment for smart mobility fleets. We are here to support actionable steps to meet the challenges of our carbon-constrained world, to meet state and federal mandates, and implement sound business practices to tackle the serious nonattainment conditions in our state. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

About Fleet Saver & Lancer Energy:

Fleet Saver is an industrial fleet fueling company providing superior cost savings and reduced environmental impact through the promotion of compressed natural gas (CNG) and renewable natural gas (RNG). Fleet Saver provides below-market CNG fueling services through a series of services stations in the Wasatch front and major freight corridors in the western United States.  Fleet Saver helps fleet managers significantly lower fuel costs by utilizing CNG as their main fuel source. Fleet Saver offers fixed-fuel pricing for up to five years in addition to financing programs to support the upgrades of fleet vehicles to CNG engines and equipment. Lancer Energy is recognized as a leader in the advanced fuels industry. With 25 years of experience in natural gas vehicles, and with the addition of CNG station sales, installation and maintenance, it has become the go-to company for CNG in Utah and surrounding states. Lancer Group is a longtime stakeholder of the vehicle technology integration and education non-profit Utah Clean Cities and is a Green Fleet Member in the state and region.