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Categories: Fuel Smarts, Green Fleet, Green Operations
Pa. Offers Diesel Emission Reduction Grants

Pennsylvania's Clean Diesel Grant Program supports projects that re-power or retrofit fleet vehicles to curb emissions; purchase and install idle-reduction...
Categories: Upfitting, Utility Fleet, Vehicle Research
Innovative Truck and Van Upfits

Rarely does one-size-fit-all in vehicle spec’ing and truck and van upfits are case-in-point. Manufacturers work to stay one step ahead of fleet needs with...
Categories: Fuel, Maintenance, Operations, Safety, Vehicle Research

What Fleet Issues Keep You Up at Night?
Categories: Fuel Management, Green Fleet
Worthington Introduces 'Spare Tire' Propane Tank

Worthington Industries' propane-autogas fuel tank has been approved by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). The doughnut-shaped, or...
Categories: Operations

CHARLESTON, WV - Hino Motors may receive some added business with the help of the state of West Virginia.
Categories: Operations

NORFOLK, VA - At a Fleet Professionals conference held recently in Norfolk, Virginia, the City of Little Rock's Fleet Services Department was...
Categories: Green Fleet, Maintenance, Operations

EDEN PRAIRIE, MN - The City has implemented a "20-40-15" initiative, which calls for Eden Prairie to increase the efficiency of its facilities by 20...
Categories: Operations
Stealth Ford Police Interceptor Debuts at SEMA Show

DEARBORN, MI - A specialized stealth concept version of Ford's Police Interceptor debuted this week at the Specialty Equipment Market Association...
Categories: Green Fleet, Maintenance

The California Air Resources Board (ARB) is offering free training courses in June-July across the State to help operators, maintenance personnel, and fleet...
Categories: Procurement
Houston Approves $2M Purchase of Flood Rescue Vehicles

The $2 million will go toward six $75,000 flood-capable rescue vehicles and 10 pickup trucks.
Categories: Maintenance
Delvac 1 Heavy-Duty Engine Oils

The Mobil Delvac 1 synthetic heavy-duty diesel engine oil lineup includes three products that meet the American Petroleum Institute’s CK-4 or FA-4...
Categories: Maintenance
WE-18 Wheel Engaging Mobile Lift

ALM Corp. offers its WE-18 Wheel Engaging Mobile Lift, which is suitable for indoor or outdoor operation.
Categories: Global Fleet, Green Fleet, Operations, Safety, Vehicle Research

The Australasian Fleet Management Association (AfMA) has announced the beginning of early bird registration for the 2014 Australasian Fleet Conference and...
Categories: Fuel Management, Green Fleet, Maintenance, Operations

KANSAS CITY, MO - The police department will revise its take-home car policy and revoke the take-home status of 60 vehicles in response to an...
Categories: Maintenance, Operations, Safety & Accident

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Of 7,316 commercial vehicles, 1,636 were cited and removed from service by the Texas Department of Public Safety.
Categories: Vehicle Research
Ford's 2017 F-350

Ford redesigned its Super Duty trucks to add towing capability and reduce about 300 pounds of weight with aluminum body panels. Here's a closer look at the...
Categories: Operations
2016 Benchmarking Statistics

How does your public fleet compare to others? Data from the 2016 Government Fleet survey shows that overall fleet operating budgets continue to rise...
Categories: Law Enforcement, Procurement
Mich. City Adds 18 Mostly Police Vehicles

The Ann Arbor, Mich., City Council authorized more than $450,000 for the purchase of 18 Ford vehicles mostly for the city's police department.
Categories: Equipment, Green Fleet, Operations

MINNEAPOLIS - The National Guard Bureau, the federal organization that oversees equipment purchases for the National Guard, will spend $2.4 million...
Categories: Safety & Accident
Video Safety Tip: Improving Sleep Habits

Drowsy driving prevention begins with getting enough sleep every night. Here's advice from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.
Categories: Operations, Vehicle Research
Toyota Debuts All-New 2009 Corolla

Featuring 12.3 cubic feet of cargo space, a plethora of standard features, and an environmentally friendly design, the 2009 Toyota Corolla is all-new from...
Categories: Operations

ATHENS, OHIO – The Vinton County Sheriff's Office lost a vehicle over the Labor Day weekend when the department's 1998 Chevrolet Blazer burst...
Categories: Fuel Management, Green Fleet

JACKSONVILLE, FL – The TPO said it's working with the Florida Department of Transportation to be able to offer these additional Congestion Mitigation...
Categories: Operations
Are Your Surplused Vehicles Safe from Theft?

In addition to common-sense security measures, fleet managers must consider vehicle value, crime risk, and the cost and type of anti-theft systems in...
Categories: Fuel, Funding, Green Fleet, Maintenance, Remarketing, Safety, Safety & Risk Management

From acquisition to remarketing, a compilation of best ideas in managing successful, cost-effective, and efficient fleets is presented.
Categories: Maintenance
Nickel Chromoly Axle Shaft

Dana Spicer's chromoly axle shafts, which are designed for larger tires, are manufactured using SAE-4340 nickel chromoly steel for maximum strength and...
Categories: Operations
2019 Government Fleet Expo Exhibit Hall [Photos]

The 2019 Government Fleet Expo & Conference exhibit hall featured new vehicles, products, educational sessions, and more.
Categories: Safety & Accident
Altec Recall Tied to Idle Mitigation Systems

The recall covers 335 aerial devices and service body trucks in the 2015 and 2016 model years.
Categories: Equipment, Fuel Management, Green Fleet

CLOVIS, CA - The USPS has recently notified Eckhaus that it has successfully met the requirements for suppliers of the possible conversion of their...
Categories: Green Fleet

SACRAMENTO, CA - $11 million of funding is still available to California fleets, public or private, to purchase hybrid or electric buses and trucks...
Categories: Operations
Auditor Questions Missouri's Use of Aircraft Fleet

The state of Missouri's fleet of 19 aircraft hasn't been used to its full capacity, Auditor Tom Schweich has determined.
Categories: Operations

ANDERSON COUNTY, SC – Holt Hopkins, Anderson County (S.C.) transportation division director, has proposed to make each individual department in the...
Categories: Green Fleet, Operations

ORLANDO, FL – Florida Power & Light (FPL) took home top honors at the National Biodiesel Conference & Expo, held in Orlando, Fla.
Categories: Police, Safety
Ohio Officer Hospitalized After Rollover Crash

A Newburgh Heights (Ohio) police officer was attempting to catch up to a traffic offender when he struck a patch of ice, causing his cruiser to go off the...
Categories: Operations, Vehicle Research
Here’s One Way to Deliver Fresh Produce Without Refrigeration

With multiple deliveries per day, this small produce delivery service used routing software to create optimized routes for its drivers — without breaking...
Categories: Safety & Accident
DOT Audit Criticizes Federal Safety Investigations

A newly released DOT audit report, ordered in the wake of GM’s ignition switch recalls, offers a disturbing assessment of NHTSA’s efforts to identify and...
Categories: Fuel
Rear-Aft Fuel Tank

Titan Fuel Tanks, a manufacturer of high-performance, engineered, polymer aftermarket fuel tanks, has started shipping its new 40-gallon 8020011,...
Categories: Police
The Loft Gun Vault/Electronics Tray

The Loft from Lund Industries is a multi-purpose storage solution for the Ford Police Interceptor Utility and Chevrolet Tahoe. It comes in two models. The...
Categories: Operations

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI – Over the next year, the City of Farmington Hills will test a Mercedes-Benz fuel-cell car, the F-Cell, in its fleet.
Categories: Operations

SAN FRANCISCO – A taxi fleet of 15 hybrid Ford Escape SUVs was introduced at San Francisco's Civic Center Plaza by Mayor Gavin Newsom and a...
Categories: Electric, Equipment, Fuel Smarts, Green Fleet
Lion Electric, Boivin Évolution Unveil All-Electric Waste Collection Truck

The Lion Electric Co. and Boivin Évolution unveiled the world's first Class 8 truck with a powertrain and automated collection hopper that are 100% electric.
Categories: Operations

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – A new Ford E-85 Escape Hybrid, made at the Claycomo, Mo., plant, has joined the fleet of state cars.
Categories: Operations

PITTSBURGH –- The proposed plan by a Pennsylvania state-appointed fiscal recovery team to solve Pittsburgh’s budget problems includes the possible...
Categories: Operations
Avoid an RFP Debacle: Keep it Simple

To be effective, a request for proposal (RFP) should be short and direct, and designed to learn if the potential provider is the right fit as a business...
Categories: Operations
Bright Ideas: Leadership

Government Fleet’s Public Sector Fleet Managers of the Year represent a valuable resource of industry expertise, best practices, and front-line...
Categories: Safety
How to Maximize Lift Safety

Safety is a major consideration when lifting and working under an object weighing several tons. Resources are available to shop managers on lift inspection,...
Categories: Fuel Smarts, Green Fleet, Natural Gas – Conversions, Vehicles and Technology
EPA Certifies Landi Renzo's CNG Medium-Duty Ford Trucks

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has certified Landi's Renzo's dedicated compressed natural gas (CNG) versions of six medium-duty Ford trucks from...
Categories: Software

Version 6.1 of collectiveFleet delivers more base features, new reports, and software improvements.
Categories: Operations
2006 Fleet Vehicles by Industry Segment

Statistics covering fleet vehicles by industry segment.
Categories: Fuel Smarts, Green Fleet, Hybrids – Vehicles, Battery & Hydraulic Technology, Upfitting
XL Hybrids Names Knapheide Ship-Thru Installer of PHEV Pickups

XL Hybrids, Inc. announced that The Knapheide Manufacturing Company will become a ship-thru installer of XL Hybrids’ XLP plug-in hybrid electric (PHEV)...

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