Omarosa Fired From White House over Vehicle Misuse

Manigault Newman allegedly used the White House's car service, known as CARPET, as an office pickup and drop-off service, which is strictly forbidden by the federal government.

A John Deere Gator burned inside a storage box. Photo courtesy of City of Ventura


Behind the Scenes During California’s Thomas Fire

The City of Ventura's Mary Joyce Ivers was called to the Emergency Operations Center the night the Thomas fires began in December. She talks about her fleet department’s experience and response during the fire.

Jose Gallardo, fleet manager, City of Concord, Calif.


Calif. City Hires Fleet Manager

Jose Gallardo was named the fleet manager for the City of Concord, Calif., starting his new position Dec. 4, 2017.

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Chicago Agencies Respond to Snow Storm

Twelve days into the month, the City of Chicago is already experiencing its snowiest February in three years. Following last week's snow storm, city agencies have begun response efforts.

Available for 5 1/2-foot, 6 1/2-foot  and 8-foot full size truck beds as well as 5- and 6-foot compact truck beds, the StorMaster is a convenient storage solution. (Photo courtesy of LTA Manufacturing)


StorMaster Combo

LTA Manufacturing LLC now manufactures the StorMaster Combo, which packages together two secure storage drawers beneath a 57-inches wide LoadMaster bed system

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Iowa City Approves $844K Upgrade of Public Works Facility

The Iowa City facility will include a shop and vehicle washing facility for the Equipment Division, and would allow the city to protect fleet vehicles better with indoor storage.

Brian Reynolds


Texas County Hires Administrator to Centralize Fleet

Smith County, Texas, has hired its first ever fleet administrator to oversee the newly formed Vehicle Equipment Services Department.


H.I.G. Capital Acquires Wastequip

Wastequip, a North American manufacturer of waste equipment, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by H.I.G. Capital, LLC, a global private equity investment firm. Wastequip has been owned by Centerbridge Partners, L.P. since 2012.

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County May Consolidate Fire Districts, Aging Fire Fleet

Consolidating 13 local fire districts in Pickens County, S.C., into one operation may come with challenges. The average age of the districts’ 31 pumper trucks is 16.5 years old, and some districts are in debt due to vehicle purchases.


Chevin Launches Fleetwave Forms Mobile App

Chevin Fleet Solutions, a global provider of fleet management software, has unveiled its brand-new data collection app, FleetWave Forms, which boasts an advanced level of code-free customization for more than just fleet.

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