A standardized tow specification being adopted by Detroit automakers for 2015 model-year light-duty pickup trucks will improve safety and ease purchasing for fleet buyers, sources told AutomotiveFleet.com.
The Santa Cruz County (Calif.) Sheriff's Office is investigating a suspected arson in which three county fleet vehicles were found heavily damaged by fire.
The City of Detroit has privatized waste management services as part of its bankruptcy recovery plan and is auctioning off its aging fleet of refuse trucks. Last week, the city awarded $122.6 million in contracts to two commercial haulers for the work.
The New York Police Department has been towing public safety fleet vehicles, especially FBI cars, in the past few years, rather than allowing latitude for parking violations as it did in prior years.
Bob Mossing, fleet manager for Washtenaw County, Mich., and business manager for the Sheriff’s Office, is resigning from his position effective Feb. 28. He accepted a new position as vice president of fleet sales with Current Motor.
Bipartisan legislation has been introduced in the U.S. to reinstate a tax incentive that expired at the end of 2013 when it comes to the production of domestic biodiesel fuel.
General Motors has raised the fuel economy on its lineup of large SUVs by at least 10 percent on the highway for the 2015 model-year, the automaker announced.
Concerned about 2013 traffic data trends, the local police agency tightens enforcement and adds to its fleet a police car wrapped in driving safety messages.
Ford Motor Co. will offer a more fuel efficient engine with its Focus compact car as an option for the 2015 model-year, the automaker has announced.
The City of Detroit filed its plan of adjustment with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, detailing how it would reduce its $18 billion debt and reinvest in the city. Some of this reinvestment funding is set aside for fleet replacements.
A Chesterfield County, Va., man with a penchant for stealing emergency service vehicles has been charged with a second vehicle theft in less than six months.
The Duluth (Ga.) Police Department has begun using a GPS launcher device to help end high-speed pursuits before they turn deadly.
Dane County officials say that by using renewable natural gas, the county will save $6,000 in fuel costs per CNG plow per year.
Government buildings are flying their flags at half-mast through Friday in tribute to a state snowplow fleet driver killed in the line of duty Feb. 14.
A group dedicated to the development of a market for natural gas powered vehicles has issued a call to action over possible changes in the way compressed natural gas and liquefied natural gas are priced and sold.
General Motors is moving toward producing an aluminum-bodied pickup truck by late 2018, after securing supply contracts with Alcoa Inc. and Novelis Inc.
An upcoming Web seminar hosted by Bobit Business Media will address a trucking fleet's implementation of Spireon's FleetLocate telematics system.
The 2015 Ford Expedition large SUV will arrive with a new 3.5L direct-injected twin-turbo V-6 EcoBoost engine, the automaker announced Tuesday.
Some topics that will be discussed at the 2014 GFX include parts room management, fleet accounting, improving communication, and fleet greening.
Fleets that don't make red-light, speed, or school bus stop arm safety camera violations part of their drivers' safety profiles are running the risk of multi-million dollar liability costs, according to The CEI Group, Inc.
President Barack Obama has proposed setting up a federal energy security trust to fund development of alternative vehicle development by repealing subsidies to the oil and gas industry.
President Barack Obama will direct federal agencies on February 18 to develop higher fuel economy standards for medium- and heavy-duty trucks over the next two years by March of 2016.
Headlamp misalignment is a surprisingly common problem that can compromise a driver's ability to clearly see the road at night. Here's a tip you may want to pass along to your drivers to help them identify the problem when it arises.
The Town of Windham, N.H., is using grant money to purchase new trucks that regulate the application of road salt, a change from its previous method of purchasing surplus used state Department of Transportation trucks, the Eagle Tribune reported.
The City of Harrisburg, Pa., is considering a new home for its public works department, one that will accommodate the city’s fleet until it can decide whether it will outsource sanitation services, the Patriot News reported.
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