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November 22, 2017

New York Municipality Adds EVs, Charging Stations

During a public ceremony, public officials showcased a Chevrolet Volt and a model EV charging station.

November 16, 2017

Catching Up on Vehicle Replacements

Eight years after the Great Recession, fleets across the country are still recovering. Fleet managers share how their teams got through it and obtained the necessary funding for replacements.

November 16, 2017

Procurement & Fleet: Working Collaboratively Through Cooperative Contracting

Cooperative procurement can help fleets acquire vehicles quicker, for less money, and for situations such as after natural disasters.

November 15, 2017

Miss. Sheriff Receives Donated Patrol Boat

The Warren County (Miss.) Sheriff’s Office has acquired its first all-weather patrol boat that will be used for law enforcement and search and rescue.

November 15, 2017

Va. City Buys First Ambulance in 50 Years

Until now, the Charlottesville Fire Department in Virginia has relied on ambulance services from a local volunteer rescue squad. However, demand has increased since it introduced a 24-hour medic unit.

November 14, 2017

Baltimore’s Financing Model Slashes Fleet Replacement Backlog

The City of Baltimore has purchased its 1,500th vehicle through its “Master Lease” vehicle replacement process, which has allowed it to modernize the fleet, reduce the replacement backlog, and reduce vehicle ownership costs.

November 10, 2017

Ohio City Adds Trucks to Plow County, State Roads

The City of New Franklin, Ohio, is taking over plowing county and state roads and will purchase two Mack snow plow vehicles and hire two seasonal truck drivers.

November 10, 2017

Md. Adds Larger Trucks for Snow Season

The Maryland State Highway Administration has purchased nine new quad-axle trucks for snow season — these trucks can carry more than double the amount of salt and 40 more gallons of fuel than current vehicles.

November 7, 2017

Stertil-Koni Records Largest Order Surge for Heavy-Duty In-Ground Vehicle Lifts

Stertil-Koni vehicle lifts selected by transit agencies, municipalities, and corporate customers in North America recently for these orders include the Diamond Lift, Skylift, and Ecolift.

November 7, 2017

WEX, Citibank Added to GSA Fuel Card Contract

WEX, Inc. and Citibank N.A. have been authorized to provide card and payment services to federal agencies that manage fleet vehicles under a new contract for GSA SmartPay 3 that runs for 14 years, WEX has announced.

November 6, 2017

Texas PD Acquires Armored Vehicle

The Big Spring (Texas) Police Department has added an armored emergency response vehicle (AERV) to its fleet, acquired through the Department of Defense’s 1033 program.

November 6, 2017

South Dakota Adds Plows, Enhances Disaster Response

The South Dakota Department of Transportation has purchased three new tow plows and launched a website dedicated to real-time updates during severe weather and disaster situations.

November 1, 2017

Commercial Fleet Sales Climb 3.7% in October

Sales of vehicles to commercial fleets from eight manufactures increased 3.7% to 49,801 in October with strong truck sales outweighing a nearly 30% decline in cars, according to Automotive Fleet data.

November 1, 2017

Chevrolet Bolt EV Patrol Car Hits the Streets in Md.

Sgt. Richard Hartnett, technical services & electric vehicles project manager for the Hyattsville Police Department in Maryland, believes his agency has the first Chevrolet Bolt patrol vehicle in the country.

November 1, 2017

New Philadelphia PD Vehicles to Change Traffic Lights

The City of Philadelphia will purchase 150 police vehicles that are fitted with ballistic shields on doors and windows and offer the ability to turn traffic lights from red to green.

November 1, 2017

Cincinnati Purchases 10 Plows, Updates Winter Strategy

Overall, the city will enter the winter season with 81 pieces of winter operations equipment on hand, including loaders, brine trucks, and pickup trucks.

October 19, 2017

N.Y. State to Install GPS in Plows

The New York State Thruway Authority will install enhanced GPS units across its fleet of 235 heavy-duty plows. The purchase will allow for real-time monitoring during plowing operations.

October 18, 2017

N.C. EMS Saves With Remounted Ambulances

Remounting old boxes on new chassis cost Scotland County EMS about $115,000 less than if it were to buy two completely new units.

October 18, 2017

Calif. County Takes Delivery of Rescue Boats

The San Bernardino County (Calif.) Fire Department has placed in service two fire and rescue boats. The vessels will be used to fight fires, to support ground-based operations, and for rescue operations.

September 26, 2017

Idaho Police Fleet Gets Needed Makeover

Nampa PD's special tactic units would break down while responding to calls and police vehicles needed to be repaired so frequently that maintenance on other city fleet vehicles was often deferred.

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