TREVOSE, PA - The CEI Group, Inc. (CEI) and the National Conference of State Fleet Administrators (NCSFA) are co-sponsoring a on Oct. 18 webinar titled “Yes, You Can Prevent Fleet Accidents.”
WICHITA, KS - Universal Lubricants (UL) announced that it has been awarded a U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Schedule Contract for its ECO ULTRA line of automotive and industrial motor oils.
MESA, AZ - The solid waste fleet has a total of 63 vehicles and currently serves more than 117,000 households and businesses. One of the study's goals is to determine potential filling station locations.
PENSACOLA, FL - The City and utility plan to fuel 80 of their CNG fleet vehicles at the station. The station has four fast-fill hoses and 90 time-fill dispensers.
BATON ROUGE, LA - The executive order states that no department, agency, or budget unit of the executive branch of the State can spend funds on vehicles without the written approval of the Commissioner of Administration or a specific exemption.
ESTES PARK, CO – The U.S. Department of Energy honored East Bay Clean Cities Coalition Executive Director Richard Battersby for his dedication and accomplishments in reducing the California Bay Area’s dependence on petroleum in transportation.
TEMPLE, TX – The City of Temple, Texas, received a grant for approximately $99,500 to convert 11 vehicles to propane autogas. The City anticipates an annual savings of between $2,500 and $3,000 per converted vehicle.
GAINESVILLE, FL – The $11.42 million consolidated facility will be used to service 1,450 units from utilities, fire, police, public works, and other departments. The City of Gainesville Commission approved additional funding for the project in September.
LAS VEGAS - The CNG In A Box system, measuring 8 feet by 20 feet, is a plug-and-play on-site fueling solution that compresses natural gas from a pipeline into CNG on-site at a fueling station.
LANSING, MI – The City of Lansing, Mich., has broken ground on a new central garage facility for fleet maintenance, according to the Lansing State Journal.
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - Dealerships in 28 states representing Chrysler, Ford, General Motors, and Honda have submitted more than 100 bids to provide natural gas vehicles to 22 states.
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR – The City of North Little Rock, Ark., recently added 13 compressed natural-gas-fueled vehicles to its fleet, with nine of them being Chevrolet Tahoe PPVs.
ODESSA, TX – Ector County, Texas, issued a request for proposal (RFP), due Oct. 12, for fleet and equipment maintenance and management services. The County has a fleet of 300 units.
VANCOUVER, BC – Cummins Westport Inc. announced it has begun development on the ISB6.7 G, a mid-range 6.7L natural gas engine for medium-duty trucks, school buses, and vocational vehicle markets. The ISB6.7 G is expected to be in production by 2015.
FAYETTEVILLE, NC - The City of Fayetteville, N.C., has implemented Computer-Aided Dispatch (CAD) and Automatic Vehicle Location (AVL) software from Mentor Engineering to manage its transit, police, and fire fleets.
RICHMOND, VA - Virginia’s Governor Robert McDonnell has signed agreements with a number of alternative fuel and vehicle conversion companies that will enable State and local government entities to purchase fuel and convert their fleet vehicles.
NASHVILLE, TN - Bridgestone Americas announced new fitments for the Firestone Firehawk GT Pursuit all-season tire and the Firestone Firehawk PVS winter tire.
SCHAUMBURG, IL - Forty government fleets were recognized at the Green Fleet Conference awards ceremony on Wednesday. The award is evaluated based on standards in fleet composition, fuel and emissions, policy and planning, fleet utilization, education, executive and employee involvement, and supporting programs.
SCHAUMBURG, IL - The CLEANFleet certification is a national program developed by the Coalition for Green Fleet Management to certify private and public fleet operations that are energy efficient and environmentally responsible.
SCHAUMBURG, IL - The second annual Sustainability All-Star award recipients were recognized Oct. 3 at the Green Fleet Conference in Schaumburg, Ill. We detail the public-sector award recipients in this story.
ALBUQUERQUE, NM – A new report from consulting company Matrix Consulting Group stated in a preliminary report that the City should reduce its fleet’s size by 660 vehicles out of a total of 3,300 currently in operation.
AUBURN HILLS, MI – Chrysler Group has worked with the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) to adapt the automaker’s Uconnect in-vehicle connectivity solution to meet the needs of law enforcement.
MEDINA, MN - The 2013 GEM e2, e4, e6, eS, eL, and eL XD models, low-speed neighborhood electric vehicles, feature new standard features and various options. Polaris acquired GEM in 2011.
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Oklahoma City Police Department recently purchased 78 newly redesigned 2013 Ford Police Interceptor sedans for its uniformed patrol operations.
WEST LAFAYETTE, IN - Purdue University Transportation Service has selected a new fleet management system for the 160 vehicles it operates in and around its West Lafayette, Ind., campus.
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