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February 18, 2011

California DGS Posts Initial Fleet Reduction Plan Details

SACRAMENTO, CA - The update currently provides a brief FAQ section and a list of forms and other resources for state fleet managers to use.

February 17, 2011

Gov. Brown Orders Calif. Hiring Freeze

SACRAMENTO – California Governor Jerry Brown issued a hiring freeze across the state government on Feb. 15. The hiring freeze is comprehensive, applying to vacant, seasonal, and full- and part-time positions.

January 31, 2011

Calif. to Halve Passenger Vehicle Fleet

SACRAMENTO, CA - Governor Jerry Brown issued an executive order on Jan. 28 ordering an immediate halt to non-emergency new car purchases and turn-in of fleet cars not essential to state business. The governor plans to cut California's 11,000-unit passenger vehicle fleet in half.

January 27, 2011

Calif. Legislators Turn Down State Vehicles

SACRAMENTO, CA - Eighteen of 31 first-year California state legislators have decided not to order a new state-subsidized fleet vehicle, a symbolic gesture in closing the state's $25.4 billion budget gap.

November 8, 2010

California Rated Best in Oil Dependence Reduction Strategies

NEW YORK - A report from the National Resources Defense Council on oil dependence ranked California highest in its policies to promote clean energy technologies and reduce oil dependence. In addition, it stated that 25 states currently have policies mandating stronger fuel efficiency standards for the state fleet.

September 13, 2010

California Tire Pressure Regulation in Effect

SACRAMENTO, CA - California law now requires all automotive service providers performing automotive maintenance or repair services in the state (including public fleet repair facilities) to properly check and inflate the tires of the light vehicles they are repairing.

May 28, 2010

State of Calif. Fleet Tests Mitsubishi i-MiEVs

LOS ANGELES - During a recent press event, Governor Schwarzenegger sat in the i-MiEV and later spoke to a panel of reporters about the battery electric vehicle being representative of the technology necessary to tackle the sustainable transportation challenges facing California.

February 12, 2010

IRS to Audit Personal Use of California State Vehicles

SACRAMENTO - The IRS is conducting an 18-month audit regarding tax reporting associated with personal use of California's state-owned or -leased vehicles in 2008.

February 12, 2010

Calif. Fleets Offered $20M for Hybrid Truck Purchases

SACRAMENTO, CA - As of Feb. 12, approximately $11 million is left in the California Hybrid Voucher Incentive Program. All fleets with trucks operating in California are eligible for up to 100 vouchers each, on a first-come, first-served basis.

February 9, 2010

Inside the City of Claremont's Fleet Maintenance Division

CLAREMONT, CA - The following video series shows different aspects of the City's fleet maintenance operations.

February 8, 2010

CA State Assembly Halts Toyota Vehicle Purchases

SACRAMENTO, CA - The Assembly Rules Committee voted Feb. 4 to halt the purchase of Toyota vehicles and reinstate its "Buy American" policy.

February 8, 2010

Calif. Auctions State Vehicle Surplus Online

SACRAMENTO, CA - The Department of General Services (DGS) fleet division is auctioning 50 state vehicles online. The auction will close Feb. 10.

February 1, 2010

California Revs Up Plug-In Hybrid Trial Project

SACRAMENTO - In an effort to study plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) performance, the California Department of General Services will take part in a two-year experiment to determine the benefits of driving PHEVs.

January 15, 2010

California Now Required to Recycle Used Oil

SACRAMENTO, CA - The State of California has adopted a used oil recycling program that promotes and develops alternatives to the illegal disposal of used oil.

December 21, 2009

CA Taxpayers Ensure State Fleet is Cost-Efficient

SACRAMENTO - California taxpayers keeping a watchful eye on state agency expenses, including state-owned vehicles, have prompted action by government officials.

December 21, 2009

California Government Agencies Select Networkfleet to Reduce Fuel Consumption and Lower Emissions

SAN DIEGO - Networkfleet announced that the cities of Richmond and Oakland, as well as San Diego County and the Alameda County Water District, have selected Networkfleet to reduce fuel consumption and lower vehicle emissions.

October 29, 2009

California State Vehicles Found to be Underutilized

SACRAMENTO, CA - A Sacramento Bee investigation discovered many of the new cars and trucks purchased for the State of California this year, which cost more than $5.5 million, have been idle for months.

August 20, 2009

Fuel Funds for State-Owned Vehicles Unclear

SACRAMENTO, CA - Recently proposed California legislation rescinds funding of fuel for all state-owned vehicles taken home by employees.

July 20, 2009

Take-Home Abuse Prompts 15% Cut in CA Fleet

LOS ANGELES - Governor Schwarzenegger has ordered a 15-percent reduction of the State of California's motor vehicle fleet after reports surfaced of waste and abuse regarding state-owned take-home vehicles.

April 27, 2009

Clean Energy Sees New CA Low Carbon Fuel Standard as Benefit to Natural Gas Vehicle Industry Growth

SEAL BEACH, CA – The State of California's Air Resources Board recently adopted a regulation to implement Governor Schwarzenegger's Low Carbon Fuel Standard calling for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from California's transportation fuels by 10 percent by 2020.


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