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Fleet Sales Increase 5.6% in November

Sales of vehicles from five manufacturers to government agencies increased 5.6% to 20,625 in November and remain solidly positive for 2016, according to Automotive Fleet data.

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Conn. Invests in Tow-Behind Plows

The State of Connecticut debuted three tow-behind plows capable of clearing snow and ice from two full highway lanes in a single pass. These plows are expected to help improve efficiency and reduce fuel consumption.

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Iowa County Officials Debate Fleet Centralization

Scott County, Iowa, officials debated the county's fleet management plans at a recent board meeting. The debate came up after the county's director of budget and administrative services recommended to purchase a system to balance and align tires.

Late vehicle deliveries can throw off a government agency’s operations and leave fleet managers scrambling to keep older vehicles running. We spoke to a few fleets about how they have dealt with delivery delays. Photo: istockphoto.com

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Overcoming Delayed Vehicle Deliveries

Late vehicle deliveries can throw off a government agency’s operations and leave fleet managers scrambling to keep older vehicles running. We spoke to a few fleets about how they have dealt with delivery delays.

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Dallas Fire Receives Donated Trucks, Station Makeover

This Thanksgiving, the Dallas Fire Department received a donation of a new brand-new 2017 F-Series Super Duty from Ford and a pledge of $50,000 donation to purchase equipment from Leary Firefighters Foundation.

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Austin Responds to Fleet Audit Claiming Waste

The City of Austin (Texas) Fleet defended itself after a special report from the Auditor’s Office stated that the fleet had wasted $45,000 in purchasing an incorrect vehicle.

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Fleets Prepare for Snow with Vehicle Upgrades

As winter approaches, government fleets all over the country are preparing for the snow with increased staff, larger vehicles, and more preventive measures to minimize snow's impact this season.

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City Should Hire Fleet Superintendent, Study Advises

An efficiency study of the City of Pekin, Ill., recommended the city create a fleet superintendent position to consolidate all the duties performed by other departments.

Pictured is one of Osceloa County's new service trucks. Photo courtesy of Osceola County

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Fla. County Modernizes Fleet Ops

A modernization effort at Osceola County (Fla.) Fleet Management has led to equipment and facility upgrades as well as new tools for the fleet. In FY-2017, the county is investing an additional $1.4 million in fleet improvement projects.

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'Outdated and Broken' New Orleans Fire Trucks Discussed

Many of the New Orleans Fire Department's trucks are "outdated and broken" and need to be replaced, the head of the city's firefighting union said during a presentation to the city's elected leaders.

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