Fusion Multi-Function LED Lamps

Fitted with Optronics’ reflective bezel, Fusion GloLight six-inch oval stop, tail, turn, and backup lamps promote safety by standing out not only in their performance as lamps, but even when they’re off.

The 2018 Government Fleet Expo & Conference includes more than 14 educational sessions for attendees. Photo by Natalia King


GFX Announces Educational Sessions

Government Fleet Expo & Conference (GFX) has announced the training sessions for this year’s conference in June. Educational programming will feature at least 14 full sessions, with additional shorter sessions focusing on technology.


IdleLock Anti-Theft System

InterMotive Vehicle Controls has updated its anti-theft system, IdleLock, for work truck, police, ambulance, cutaway bus, and fire truck vehicles for 2018 model-year applications.


State Fleets Prepare for Continued Severe Weather

With snow and rain forecasted over the weekend, three states prepared their truck fleets to respond and clear roads quickly and efficiently.


California Hiring Fleet Operations Program Manager

The State of California Department of General Services (DGS), Office of Fleet Asset Management (OFAM) is recruiting a Fleet Operations Program Manager.

Fleets with a lot of vehicles but low utilization can set up motor pools reduce costs. Illustration: Getty Images


How to Start a Motor Pool

One way fleets can reduce their vehicle count and expenses is to pool their vehicles for employees from multiple departments to use. But where do you start? Fleets share some tips to help get the ball rolling.

At the City of La Verne, Calif., three mechanics are responsible for maintaining 160 pieces of equipment. Photo courtesy of City of La Verne


Small Fleets' Biggest Challenges

Small and large government fleets suffer many of the same headaches. But small fleets also have their unique challenges, including staffing issues.

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Lowering Government Fleet Costs with Ride Hailing

For Washington D.C., limited space and high parking fees contribute to increasing fleet costs. A new ride-hailing program aims to solve these problems, help the environment, and even boost a struggling taxi industry.

Fleet managers must answer to elected officials and organization leaders - those who've had those seats explain just what fleet employees should know. Photo: Getty Images


What Elected Officials and City Managers Want Fleets to Know

Experts in fleet management and municipal governance share advice for public-sector fleet managers who want to build stronger and more mutually beneficial relationships with their administrators.

Graphic courtesy of Ford.


Ford to Develop a Connected Car Platform

Ford revealed its initiatives for a smart city cloud platform that is designed to help create city ecosystems that are prepared for upcoming changes in mobility, such as connected vehicle networks and autonomous cars.

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Throughout 2017, our team of Strategic Consultants shared some note-worthy trends they were uncovering for our customers, and provided actionable insights against these trends. This infographic provides an overview of the themes that surfaced in 2017, coupled with trends Element is watching in 2018.
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