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October 12, 2017 - Industry News

Houston Fire Chief Requests $10.9M for Annual Replacements

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The City of Houston’s Fire Chief Samuel Pena is asking city council for $10.9 million in annual fleet replacement funding. This would be used to purchase 16 ambulances, nine fire engines, and nine ladder trucks.

Tags: Funding, Fire Trucks, Aging Fleet, First Responders, City of Houston

September 22, 2017 - Industry News

$21M Approved for Clean Transportation Projects in Southern California

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The Mobile Source Air Pollution Reduction Review Committee designed the program so that it can partner directly with eligible cities and counties in California to jump-start clean transportation projects.

Tags: SCAQMD, Alternative Fuels, Funding, State Grants

September 20, 2017 - Industry News

Ala. City Officials Consider Using Red-Light Funds to Replace Police Fleet

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Tuscaloosa (Ala.) has collected $1.54 million since red light cameras were implemented in 2013. The red light funds would be combined with $624,000 in police department savings to purchase 46 new police vehicles.

Tags: Police Vehicles, Vehicle Replacement, Alabama, Red-Light Cameras

September 13, 2017 - Industry News

New York Offers $2.2M in Grants for ZEV Vehicles, Infrastructure

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The State of New York is offering $2.2 million in rebates for municipalities to purchase or lease electric or hydrogen fuel cell vehicles for fleet use, or for installation of public recharging or refueling infrastructure.

Tags: New York, Grant Funding, Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Alternative Fuels, Electric Vehicles, EV Charging Stations

September 12, 2017 - Industry News

Report Shows Cities' Economic Growth Slowing

Graph courtesy of NLC.

The NLC survey reported that cities’ General Fund revenues have still not yet fully recovered from the 2006 recession and remain at less than 98% of that year’s levels.

Tags: Economy, Research, City Budget, National League of Cities

August 9, 2017 - Industry News

Iowa City Receives $100K Donation for Fire Truck

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The Sacramento (Iowa) Fire Department received a $100,000 anonymous donation to replace a nearly 50-year-old fire truck.

Tags: Funding, Fire Trucks, City of Sacramento, Donation

July 25, 2017 - Industry News

Voters to Decide on Conn. City’s Fire Equipment Bond

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City of Norwich (Conn.) residents will vote on whether or not to approve a $3.2 million bond to replace firefighting vehicles and equipment.

Tags: Funding, Emergency Response Vehicles, Fire Trucks, Procurement, Fleet Replacement Fund, Bond Financing

July 11, 2017 - Press Release

Enterprise Fleet Management Reboots Mobile App

Enterprise Fleet Management's new app allows fleet managers and drivers to identify and address issues, such as maintenance needs or opportunities to improve fleet efficiency in real-time.

Tags: Enterprise Fleet Management, Mobile Apps, leasing

June 6, 2017 - Industry News

W.Va. County Leases Vehicles to Reduce Insurance Costs

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Preston County, W.Va., is moving toward leasing its vehicles rather than purchasing them in order to decrease insurance costs, reduce its fleet, and replace its aged vehicles.

Tags: leasing, Funding, Police Vehicles, Enterprise Fleet Management

May 25, 2017 - Industry News

Ky. City to Lease Vehicles

Photo courtesy of Enterprise

The City of Glasgow, Ky., is expected to take delivery of about two dozen vehicles through open-ended leases — half of these vehicles will go to the Police Department.

Tags: leasing, Police Vehicles, Vehicle Replacement, Procurement, Enterprise Fleet Management

May 22, 2017 - Industry News

Housing Authority Leasing Vehicles to Upgrade Fleet

Photo courtesy of Enterprise

The Albuquerque Housing Authority (AHA) in New Mexico is expected to save $200,000 over the next 10 years by leasing new vehicles.

Tags: leasing, Funding, Vehicle Replacement, Procurement, Enterprise Fleet Management

May 17, 2017 - Industry News

Tucson Voters Approve Sales Tax for Fleet Upgrades

Photo via Flickr/Frank Deanrdo

The Tucson Police and Fire Departments are each expected to receive $75 million for equipment upgrades and capital improvements.

Tags: Funding, Sales Tax, Fire Trucks, Police, First Responders

May 3, 2017 - Industry News

Pittsburgh Plans for EVs by Year’s End

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The City of Pittsburgh was awarded more than $250,000 from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection for electric vehicles and mobile solar-powered charging stations.

Tags: Funding, Grant Funding, Pittsburgh

April 4, 2017 - Industry News

Ill. City Chooses Purchase Over Lease of Police Motorcycles

Photo via Flickr/Greg Goebel

After years of leasing police motorcycles, the City of Evanston, Ill., is choosing to buy the vehicles instead after calculating that this move will save money.

Tags: leasing, Funding, Police Vehicles, Procurement, Motorcycles, Harley-Davidson

April 3, 2017 - Industry News

Texas City Turns to Leasing to Upgrade Fleet

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The City of Navasota, Texas, has agreed to a lease agreement to replace city and police department vehicles with vehicles that are more fuel efficient and require less maintenance.

Tags: Funding, Procurement, Enterprise Fleet Management

April 3, 2017 - Industry News

Mo. County Proposes Tax Hike to Fund Fleet

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Monroe County, Mo., commissioners are urging voters to approve a half-cent sales tax increase in an election this week to pay for vehicle replacements.

Tags: Funding, Police Vehicles, Taxes, Procurement

March 13, 2017 - Industry News

Mass. City Turns to Lease Purchasing to Replace Aging Fleet

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The City of Springfield, Mass., has decided on a lease-purchase agreement to replace its aging refuse truck fleet. The five-year contract for six trucks is worth $1.6 million.

Tags: leasing, Funding, Procurement, Lease-Purchase, Refuse Fleets

February 21, 2017 - Industry News

Audit: Va. City Behind on Replacements

Graph from City of Virginia Beach Audit of the Department of Public Works - Fleet Management’s Procurement Procedures

Insufficient funding, no separate funding for totaled vehicles, and the rising cost of equipment make it difficult for the City of Virginia Beach, Va., to replace all its aging units.

Tags: Funding, Driver Behavior, Vehicle Replacement, Accident Management, Motor Pools, Audits

January 4, 2017 - Industry News

Tenn. City to Replace Vehicles with $2M Grant

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The City of Gallatin, Tenn., plans to replace several vehicles in its aging fleet after being awarded a $2.7 million state grant. The city plans to replace 19 vehicles and equipment, including refuse trucks, dump trucks, knucklebooms, and box vans.

Tags: Vehicle Replacement, Grant Funding, State Grants

December 30, 2016 - Industry News

10 Snow Plow Trucks Destroyed in N.Y. Fire

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The Town of Irondequoit, N.Y., is taking snow plow loans after a Christmas Eve fire destroyed one-third of its plow fleet and its DPW building.

Tags: Vehicle Damage, Snow Plow

December 20, 2016 - Industry News

Mich. City Expands Vehicle Lease Program

The lease plan includes 14 2017 Chevrolet Malibu sedans. Photo courtesy of GM

The City of Kalamazoo, Mich., has decided to expand its vehicle leasing program after the City Commission approved a five-year $952,476 lease to replace 35 vehicles.

Tags: leasing, Enterprise Fleet Management

December 16, 2016 - Industry News

Purdue University Leases Subarus for Motor Pool

Photo courtesy of Subaru

Purdue University in Indiana is leasing 78 Subaru Legacy sedans and 12 Dodge Grand Caravans from Enterprise Fleet Management to replace its aging fleet.

Tags: leasing, Subaru Legacy, Procurement, Motor Pools, Enterprise Fleet Management

December 14, 2016 - Industry News

Fed Hikes Interest Rates for Second Time in Decade

Policy makers at the Federal Reserve on Wednesday announced an increase in interest rates for the first time this year and only the second time since the depths of the Great Recession and there are expected to be at least some repercussions for trucking.

Tags: Economy, Retail Sales, Interest Rates, Industrial Production, Manufacturing, Federal Reserve

December 12, 2016 - Industry News

N.Y. Municipality Receives Fleet Management Grant

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The City of Kingston, N.Y., plans to implement new protocols for its fleet management program and update its greenhouse gas emissions inventory thanks to a new grant from the state.

Tags: Fleet Management, Grant Funding

December 9, 2016 - Industry News

Ind. County Takes Snow Plow Loans After Fleet Fire

Photo via Flickr/Will Merydith

Montgomery County, Ind., is scrambling to prepare for snow after a fire destroyed its plow fleet. It solicited and received snow plow loans from various cities and counties from around the state.

Tags: Vehicle Damage, Snow Plow, Winter Equipment

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