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October 27, 2017

Study: Slow EV Transition Could Save Minneapolis Fleet Costs

A new electric vehicle (EV) adoption feasibility study of the City of Minneapolis’ fleet found that a slow transition to electric vehicles over the next 10 years could result in operational savings.

September 6, 2017

Mo. City PD Struggles With Vehicle Purchasing Freeze

The City of Columbia, Mo., Police Department is struggling with a fleet replacement freeze imposed last year that could be extended into the next fiscal year.

September 1, 2017

Fleet Is a Full-Time Job

The fleet management companies, the telematics providers, the upfitters, and the general service providers in our market can offer you some wonderful advice, but the only person who can really tie it all together is a fleet manager.

August 4, 2017

NYC Fleet Purchases Reach Record High

In fiscal-year 2017, New York City spent more on fleet procurement than it ever had in city history, with fleet purchases totaling $370 million. In the last four years, the city has spent $1.24 billion in new vehicles and equipment.

May 8, 2017

Calif. City Considers Raising Fees to Pay for Ambulance

The City of Vista, Calif., is considering increasing ambulance fees by $650 per ride — to $1,850 — in order to add a fourth ambulance to its fleet.

April 14, 2017

Va. City Urgently Needs Police, Fire Fleet Upgrades

The City of Petersburg (Va.) Police and Fire Departments are hoping the FY-2018 budget will bring funding for fleet vehicles in desperate need of replacement.

March 28, 2017

Ariz. Fire Department Seeks $34M for New Trucks

The Tucson (Ariz.) Fire Department is seeking funds to repair and replace its aging fleet of fire trucks. About 83% of the fleet's vehicles are due for replacement.

December 6, 2016

Texas City Eliminates New Fleet Replacement Fund

The City of Killeen (Texas) has terminated its newly created fleet funding program due to a budget shortfall. City Council voted to terminate it on Dec. 6.

August 1, 2016

Tenn. Fleet Refutes $10M Budget Overage Accusation

The State of Tennessee Department of General Services is defending its fleet management operation after a local news agency accused the state of consistently spending $10 million over budget every year since it began outsourcing fleet.

February 22, 2016

Low Fuel Prices Help Reduce Fleet Costs

Around the country, government agencies are benefiting from low gas prices. Savings in fuel costs can be used to fund vehicle purchases, supply the general fund, or benefit user departments.

January 4, 2016

Fleet Budgets Continue to Rise

Nearly three of four respondents to Government Fleet’s 2016 financial survey said budgets have returned to 2010 levels, and low fuel cost was one of the biggest contributors to operating budget reductions.

December 9, 2015

Lawmakers Question Wyoming’s Telematics Purchase

Wyoming lawmakers are asking why a state agency is purchasing GPS units for 1,600 vehicles without first consulting them.

December 1, 2015

Five Steps for Managing Your Fleet's Energy Budget

Energy consumption accounts for a large part of a fleet’s operating budget. Fleet managers need to look for efficient and long-lasting ways to reduce this expense.

November 30, 2015

N.C. City's Donated Vehicles Questioned

The City of Wilmington, N.C., will continue to donate some of its used vehicles to local nonprofits after the City Council rejected a proposal to end the practice.

November 24, 2015

Tenn. City Falls $6M Behind on Fleet Replacements

The City of Maryville, Tenn., will need $1.5 million per year over the next 20 years to catch up to a regular replacement schedule.

November 10, 2015

How Will Public Fleet Finances Fare in 2016?

Government Fleet magazine is conducting a survey to determine financial trends among public sector fleets. The 15-minute survey is open to those managing a public sector fleet as well as finance managers.

November 5, 2015

How Detroit's Fleet Survived City Bankruptcy

Two years after Detroit’s Chapter 9 bankruptcy filing, the city fleet has come out stronger, with a fleet that’s leaner, more data-driven, and striving for further improvements.

August 27, 2015

City's Fuel Savings Allocated for Police, Fire Vehicles

The City of Birmingham (Ala.) will spend $1.9 million to purchase new police and fire vehicles with funds netted from a surplus created because fuel costs were substantially lower than projected.

July 6, 2015

Salt Lake City Adds $1.75M to Fleet Fund

Salt Lake City has increased its fleet fund by $1.75 million to $5.75 million for the 2016 fiscal year to pay off debt from earlier purchases and fund new vehicles, including beefing up its zero-emission vehicle fleet and electric-charging infrastructure.

June 17, 2015

Cincinnati Faces Shutdown Over Budget Dispute

The City of Cincinnati is facing a potential shutdown because Council members can’t come to an agreement about the city’s capital budget. The proposed budget includes a six-year fleet replacement funding plan totaling more than $80 million.

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