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January 12, 2018

N.Y. County to Save $400K With Leasing Initiative

Cattaraugus County (N.Y.) expects to save nearly $400,000 in its 2018 budget by leasing 31 vehicles rather than buying them outright.

January 11, 2018

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.

January 10, 2018

Texas Sheriff to Purchase Used Patrol Vehicles

The San Jacinto County (Texas) Sheriff's Office is purchasing used police vehicles to replace its aged fleet — some vehicles on the road have 300,000 miles on them.

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 13, 2016

Lease-Purchase Strategy Fueling Fleet Acquisition

Government fleets spurred by historically low interest rates have been turning to a wider range of leasing and financing instruments to replace aging vehicles.

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 16, 2015

Kan. Municipality to Spend $1.7M to Replace Aging Fleet

The City of Lawrence (Kan.) has purchased $1.75 million worth of vehicles this month to replace its aging fleet out of a reserve replacement fund so the monies wouldn't be lost in the 2016 budget.

December 16, 2015

State Spending to Grow Moderately in 2016

State budgets continue to grow at a moderate pace after several years of a slow recovery from the recession. General fund spending is expected to grow 4.1% in fiscal-year 2016, according to the Fall 2015 Fiscal Survey of States.

December 16, 2015

Ga. County Looking at Fleet to Close Budget Gap

Floyd County (Ga.) commissioners are looking toward their fleet department to close a $1.4-million budget deficit, and have discussed a utilization study and use of alternative-fuel vehicles to achieve the goal.

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.

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