Caterpillar Extends Full-Machine Warranty to 24 Months For Compact Equipment

Caterpillar has extended its machine standard warranty to 24 months or 2,000 hours for skid steer loaders, compact track loaders, multi-terrain loaders, and mini excavators.

Photo courtesy of Fermata


Va. City to Keep EVs Following V2X Pilot

The City of Danville, Va., is permanently adding four electric vehicles to its fleet thanks to a donation from bi-directional EV charging startup Fermata Energy.

San Diego City Council approved the purchase of a $19.8 million Firehawk for the city's fire-rescue department. Photo via Akradecki/Wikimedia


Calif. Fire Rescue Purchases $19.8M Helicopter

The San Diego (Calif.) City Council approved the purchase of a helicopter for its Fire Rescue Department, as well as the construction of a 30,000-square-foot, $12 million hangar.

WWPD’s current fleet of Ford Explorers will be used as a backup fleet. Photo via Tomas Del Coro/Flickr


New Police Vehicles, Fire Truck to Cost Wash. City $1M

Money for the police and fire vehicles will be taken from the City of Walla Walla, Washington’s general fund and the police department's vehicle replacement fund.

Photo of the Lewis County Courthouse in Chehalis, Wash., via Chetsford/Flickr


Wash. County Requesting Bids for Vehicle Replacement

Lewis County (Wash.) issued calls for bids after a local dealer expressed concern over the county's history of purchasing vehicles through state contracts instead of through local bids.

Photo via Alan Wilson/Wikimedia


L.A. County Fire Adds Two Black Hawk Helicopters to Fleet

The Los Angeles County Fire Department’s new Black Hawks will be upfitted with a 1,000-gallon water tank, extended landing gear, a medically equipped interior, and a single pilot cockpit.


Homeland Security Awards Additional Purchase Agreement for Telematics

Geotab, a provider of telematics technology, announced it has been awarded a five-year blanket purchase agreement to provide secure telematics solutions for the United States Department of Homeland Security.

Photo of a Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid at Blue Ridge Parkway courtesy of Hyundai


Hyundai Donates Ioniq Hybrids to National Park Service

Hyundai donated Ioniq Hybrids to the National Park Service for use in Blue Ridge Parkway in Virginia and North Carolina, Santa Monica Mountains in California, and National Capital Parks (East) in Washington, D.C.

Photo courtesy of Lubbock Police Department


Buying Mustangs for Traffic Enforcement

There aren’t any “ghost cars” in the Lubbock, Texas, Police Department. When the motorcycle fleet retires in the evenings, clearly-marked Ford Mustangs take their place.

Photo via 888bailbond/Flickr


Ga. County's New Vehicles Will Reduce Maintenance Costs

The closure of a nearby state hospital has Thomas County, Ga., officers driving longer distances to drop off individuals requiring mental health services, resulting in increased maintenance costs.


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