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October 9, 2017

D.C. Partners with Taxis to Reduce Fleet

Employees will be able to hail a taxi on the district's dime, which is expected to reduce fuel use, eliminate parking fees, and allow the district to cut vehicles from its fleet.

August 1, 2017

Las Vegas Pilots Connected Vehicle Technology

The City of Las Vegas is piloting a connected vehicle project using its fleet cars in an effort to increase pedestrian safety and traffic flow.

May 3, 2017

Ill. City Pilots Fire Engine Models and Maintenance Providers

Naperville City Council (Ill.) approved $1.4 million to pilot two fire engine models and two maintenance service plans over the next 10 years to determine which better withstands the test of time.

April 25, 2017

N.Y. and N.J. Port Tests Electric Yard Trucks

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which oversees the vast regional transportation infrastructure in the New York City area, will demo a battery-electric BYD Class 8 yard truck for the next several weeks.

March 21, 2017

Wyoming DOT Pilots Connected Vehicles

The Wyoming Department of Transportation is purchasing vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure roadside units and on-board units for its connected vehicle pilot program.

September 26, 2016

Ill. City Hopes Telematics Will Help Reduce Fleet Size

The City of Evanston, Ill., council has approved the purchase of a telematics system for 167 of its fleet vehicles. These include recycling trucks, street sweepers, and parking enforcement vehicles.

December 9, 2015

Ky. County Testing Leasing as Funding Option

Carter County, Ky., has agreed to test out leasing beginning with vehicles for the detention center as a test bed for the rest of the fleet, reports the Journal-Times.

April 19, 2013

Vermont Begins Plug-in Hybrid Pilot Program

The State of Vermont has begun a plug-in hybrid pilot program. The State purchased a Toyota Prius plug-in hybrid and plans to operate it in the Department of Buildings & General Services Fleet Management Services (FMS) motor pool program.

March 11, 2013

Canyon County Pilots EV for On-Campus Use

Canyon County, Idaho, purchased an electric vehicle to study the effectiveness and cost saving measures of EVs compared to traditional gas-powered vehicles for on-campus use at the Juvenile Detention Center. The EV replaces a pickup truck.

February 4, 2013

Seattle Piloting Patrol Vehicles

The City of Seattle is conducting a Police Patrol Car Pilot Project, where 180 officers are testing out six models: Chevrolet Caprice, Chevrolet Impala, Chevrolet Tahoe, Dodge Charger, Ford Police Interceptor sedan, and Ford Police Interceptor utility vehicle.

December 12, 2012

Columbus Takes Delivery of 14 Propane Mowers

COLUMBUS, OH – The City of Columbus received a rebate from the Propane Education and Research Council (PERC) in the amount of $14,000 for the purchases, greatly reducing the incremental cost of the alternative-fuel units.

April 16, 2012

Douglas County, Neb., to Begin CNG Vehicle Pilot Program for Fleet

OMAHA, NE – Douglas County, Neb., is beginning a pilot program where it plans to test how vehicles that run on compressed natural gas perform in its fleet.

August 11, 2011

Honolulu Begins Consolidated Motor Pool Pilot Program

HONOLULU - The City and County of Honolulu is consolidating 44 passenger vehicles from six departments into one motor pool to reduce fleet size, improve utilization, and lower maintenance costs.

December 23, 2010

Oregon Universities Testing Electric Trucks

ASHLAND, OR - The Southern Oregon University (SOU) Facilities Department and the Oregon Institute of Technology are collaborating with Ambiente Motors, a local electric vehicle venture, on an electric truck pilot project.

April 13, 2009

City of Alamogordo Tests Electric Work Truck

ALAMOGORDO, NM – The city is test driving an electric-powered work truck on loan from Miles Electric Vehicles, according to the Alamogordo Daily News.

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