Fuel Management

San Bernardino County Testing Smart Cars

August 10, 2009

SAN BERNARDINO, CA - San Bernardino County Fleet Management has purchased three Smart cars to study their efficiency, durability and usefulness, and determine whether to add more of the mini-vehicles to the county fleet, according to the Victorville Daily Press.

"They're nimble and they run real well and they're very comfortable, surprisingly for how small they are," said Ron Lindsey, San Bernardino County fleet manager. "They are just not your typical fleet car - I think that's what people like about them."

The county chose to test the vehicles, 2009 Smart Fortwo Passion Coupes, for their high resale value, low maintenance costs, and projected 41-miles-per-gallon fuel efficiency, reported the Daily Press.


Related News

Comment On This Story

Comment: (Maximum 10000 characters)  
Leave this field empty:
* Please note that every comment is moderated.


Fleet Management And Leasing

Jack Firriolo from Merchants will answer your questions and challenges

View All


Public Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Amin Amini from Verizon Connect will answer your questions and challenges

View All


Fuel Management

Bernie Kanavagh from WEX will answer your questions and challenges

View All


Recent Topics

Has anyone recently hired an outside consultant to come in and evaluate policies, procedures, staffing and look for efficiencies?

View Topic

I have 2 questions: 1. When obtaining quotes for vehicles, what do you require from the dealership? (ie. signature, date, is an invoice...

View Topic

Fleet Documents

1134 Fleet Documents (and counting) to Download!

Sponsored by

A device designed to remove particulates from the diesel exhaust stream.

Read more

Fuel Saving Strategies Survey

View our 2008 survey to benchmark your fleet's fuel and green strategies with other fleets.

Fuel Calculator

A managed fuel program can help you save time and money and gain control over the way you fuel your vehicles. Determine your potential savings by using our fuel calculator.
Launch Fuel Calculator 

Fuel Prices

U.S. Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Prices.

Launch Fuel Prices