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November 2012, Government Fleet - Feature

Refurbishing Off-Road Equipment

AFTER. Through refurbishment of a John Deere wheel loader, the City of Ventura, Calif., was able to extend equipment life by 10 years.

By Shelley Mika

When off-road equipment doesn't measure up in terms of performance or emissions requirements, fleets don't have to make the investment in brand-new units. For the City of Venture, Calif., refurbishing turned out to be an affordable and environmentally beneficial choice.

Tags: Refurbished vehicle, interim Tier 4, CARB, INVERS, Motor Pools

June 2012, Government Fleet - Feature

Equipment Pools Aid Cost-Cutting and Utilization

An equipment motor pool at the City of Chesapeake, Va., consists of 29 units.

By Cindy Brauer

Increasingly, Intra- and Interagency government jurisdictions are collaborating to share pooled equipment and vehicles. The practice not only helps procure expensive specialty equipment, but also helps right-size fleets.

Tags: Motor Pools, Cost-Cutting, Utilization

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