Vehicle Maintenance

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Learn the latest on fleet vehicle maintenance from our news entries and articles. We offer product updates, maintenance cost stories, and company profiles.

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10 Inducted Into Public Fleet Hall of Fame
Government Fleet magazine's Public Fleet Hall of Fame award recognizes fleet leaders and pioneers who have significantly contributed to the profession.
Lamerato's Rise to the Lifetime Achievement Award
Sam Lamerato was presented the 2014 Legendary Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions to the industry. Learn how the former fleet intern became one of the industry’s most respected fleet professionals.
Elite Fleets Work on Continuous Improvement
The Elite Fleets, No. 1 fleets from 2010-2013, continue to work on improving their operations and contributing to the industry.
<p><em>Photo by Vince Taroc</em></p> GFX: The Public Fleet Manager's Conference in Review
Taking place June 2-4 at the San Diego Convention Center June 2-4, the Government Fleet Expo & Conference (GFX) included plenty of networking opportunities, a choice of 15 breakout educational sessions, and an expo floor packed with new technologies, vehicles, and products.
<p>The Leading Fleets awards recipients are pictured here at GFX. <em>Photo by Vince Taroc</em></p> Recognizing the 2014 Leading Fleets
The Leading Fleets awards program recognizes 50 public sector fleet organizations for their leadership, efficiency, and vision for the future. The award, open to public fleets, encourages fleets to strive for excellence.

Products

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Firestone FS561 Tire Bridgestone Commercial Solutions introduces the Firestone FS561, an on-highway, all-position radial tire recommended for steering applications in regional and pickup and delivery use. View more info
Rotomolded Underbody Storage Box The lockable truck boxes come with a plated steel locking hasp set within a clever recess that diverts rain and snow away from the lock. View more info
<p>Geolander H/T G056 (PHOTO: Yokohama)</p> Geolander H/T G056 Tire Available in 38 sizes and in 15-20 inch in both P-metric and LT-metric offerings, the Geolander H/T G056 fits a variety of today’s most popular light trucks and SUVs. View more info
Five-Drawer Tool Storage Box Snap-on has released a metal storage box with five drawers that's portable and provides locking drawers. The storage box (Item: KRW185) weighs 27 pounds and also offers a top compartment with lid. View more info
Turbo Precleaners for Engines Maradyne's Turbo precleaners are designed to remove airborne debris from the incoming air before it enters the air induction system of the engine of a vehicle or piece of equipment. The precleaners help reduce downtime, increase efficiency, and lower maintenance costs, according to Maradyne. View more info

Research and Best Practices

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Fleet Maintenance Management System Best Practices

See how one fleet implemented a universal system to reduce operating costs, instill accountability, save time and increase efficiency.

Useful Whitepapers

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Managing Government Fleet Mandates: How Verizon Networkfleet Can Help to Exceed Your Fleet Optimization Goals
Today’s government fleet managers face a wide array of fleet management challenges. This eBook will show you how to optimize fleet performance and productivity in order to contend with shrinking budgets and meet or exceed government regulations on fleet size and emissions.