Westport Innovations is debuting its WiNG natural gas power system for the Ford F-150 at a trade show in California this week, while noting that it is emissions-certified by the state’s Air Resources Board as well as the federal Environmental Protection Agency.
Compact SUVs and cargo minivans paced a strong April for remarketers, as used vehicles from the 2008-2012 model years rose 0.9 percent in value in a month that's typically one of the strongest of the year for auctions.
The State of Oklahoma, its agencies and the City of Dallas have ordered a total of 321 Ford F-150 pickups that can run on compressed natural gas or gasoline, according to Ford Motor Co., which also said that demand for gas is growing strongly.
By charging a small fee to private entities to provide police presence for the last 18 months, the Town of West New York, N.J., can afford four new police cars.
Fiat Chrysler plans a major update to its 1500 pickup truck for the 2017 model year, but hasn't committed to producing a mostly aluminum version to compete with Ford's 2015 F-150.
The City of Oberlin, Ohio, is purchasing three hybrid hydraulic refuse and recycling trucks to replace trucks destroyed in a February fire of the refuse/recycling building.
The State of Washington Department of Natural Resources (Washington DNR) has selected the AssetWorks integrated fleet management software to manage its 1,600-unit fleet.
The City of Little Rock, Ark., hosted a grand opening of its compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station on April 29. The station is open to fleets and the public and will also service the city's growing fleet of CNG vehicles.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has unveiled an ambitious growth plan that calls for the doubling in global Jeep production by 2018 and the expansion of the Fiat brand in Asia and Latin America.
Alkane Truck Company, a new OEM of Class 7-8 Trucks in Myrtle Beach, S.C., has released its propane-autogas-powered cabover Class 7 truck to the U.S. market.
The Ford Motor Co. has sold its 500,000th F-150 pickup truck with an EcoBoost V-6 engine, as customers have shifted away from less fuel efficient V-8 engines, according to the automaker.
The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) continues to improve the sustainability of its fleet by leasing a handful of all-electric Nissan LEAF plug-in electric vehicles (PEV) for official state use.
A Morris County (N.J.) agency director allegedly used three county vehicles for personal use on various dates from 2010 to 2012 although she knew she was not permitted to use them.
Ten fleet professionals have been named to Government Fleet’s Public Fleet Hall of Fame. Honorees are recognized industry leaders and pioneers who have significantly contributed to the public fleet profession.
The Los Angeles basin that also includes Long Beach again registered the highest level of air pollution among the largest urban areas in the U.S., according to the American Lung Association's (ALA) 2014 ranking.
Oil leaks might result when the switches are used in certain Ford F-Series trucks.
Ford Motor Co.'s CEO Alan Mulally is retiring July 1 after transforming the automaker during an economic crisis that forced other Detroit automakers to seek federal bailouts.
The Maryland Energy Administration has begun accepting applications for a fleet voucher program that encourages the purchase of alternative fuel vehicles, the department announced.
A switch to a new hybrid parking enforcement vehicle is expected to save the City of Sacramento, Calif., $309,904 over the 10-year lifecycle of the vehicles.
The public works director for Shawnee County, Kan., has denied claims that county mechanics worked on his personal pickup truck.
The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) has a new E-learning program. Consisting of four e-learning training modules and a separate quiz, the program focuses on awareness of entry-level tasks related to basic automobile service.
Ford Motor Co. has begun producing its 2015 Transit full-size vans at its Kansas City assembly plant as its E-Series replacement and one of the most hotly anticipated commercial vehicles.
Alameda County in California was chosen as a recipient of the 2014 Ready, Set, Charge! Bay Area Electric Vehicle Readiness Awards earlier this month. The county received an award for the being the Most EV Ready Large Community.
Peterbilt Motors Company launched a new complimentary app for Apple and Windows tablets that allows users to tour vehicles, browse features and specs, and even select different truck colors.
General Motors will begin offering its 2015 Chevrolet Silverado Crew Cab with a special service package for law enforcement agencies this summer, the automaker has announced.
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