HARTFORD, CT – Two of those projects are for the purchase of alternative-fuel vehicles and fueling infrastructure, specifically projects in the cities of Norwich and Plymouth.
MURFREESBORO, TN – Middle Tennessee State University received a Nissan LEAF vehicle and three charging stations from Nissan.
ATLANTA – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded the Alabama Department of Transportation with a Southeast Diesel Collaborative (SEDC) Community Leadership Award for efforts to reduce fleet diesel emissions.
COMPTON, CA - The City is exploring updating its fleet of trucks used by the City's Public Works, Parks and Recreation, Fire, and Water Departments with CNG vehicles.
MOUNDRIDGE, KS – The Grasshopper Company received special recognition from the Green Biz Wichita organization for accomplishments in sustainable manufacturing and adoption of sustainable concepts in product design.
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – The City of Colorado Springs is looking to outsource its fleet division as part of a major effort to reorganize its departments.
SACRAMENTO, CA - California’s Governor Jerry Brown issued an executive order, B-2-11, in January of 2011 to reduce the size of the passenger vehicle fleet operated by the State by half, if not more.
WASHINGTON – The Obama Administration announced it has finalized the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards up through model-year 2025. The Administration originally announced the proposed standards in July 2011.
MONTGOMERY, IL - The new 196-page Storage Solutions 2013 Catalog from Lyon Workspace Products features “Safe, Secure Storage Solutions” involving nine major product categories.
SPRINGFIELD, IL - The City of Springfield appointed its first fleet director, Mike Palazzolo, currently superintendent of auto maintenance, according to the State Journal-Register. Palazzolo will oversee fleet consolidation.
NAPA, CA – The Napa Unified School District hopes to have green rub rails on its seven new hybrid school buses for easier identification and safety purposes. However, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) has refused an exemption for the green stripes.
SANDY SPRINGS, GA - According to Alliance Autogas, this will save the department more than $11,000 in fuel costs and will displace nearly 10 tons of greenhouse gas emissions over a period of three months.
TORRANCE, CA – Learn about the challenges of establishing EV charging infrastructure based on actual fleet experience at the Green Fleet Conference, in the “EV Charging Infrastructure Needs for Fleet Use” session.
LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) has started an advertising program on its non-school bus fleet of vehicles to bring in additional revenue.
COLUMBUS, OH – The City of Columbus has partnered with AssetWorks to track its on-road city vehicles using a GPS tracking and vehicle monitoring system. Fleet staff will install the hardware.
MOLINE, IL - The free JDLink mobile application allows fleet managers to access John Deere’s system to keep tabs on machine location and alerts via their iPhone, iPad, or Android devices.
SYRACUSE, NY – An audit of the City of Syracuse Police Department's take-home vehicles concluded that the PD should consider implementing GPS tracking to monitor daily usage of its vehicles and reduce its take-home fleet.
TORRANCE, CA – Thirty-seven percent of fleet managers reported increased salaries between 2010 and 2011, while 12% reported a decrease, according to results from a survey conducted by Government Fleet.
DODGEVILLE, WI – The Iowa County (Wis.) Sheriff’s Office expects to save between $5,000 and $5,400 annually on fuel costs after converting one cruiser to run on propane autogas.
SCOTTSDALE, AZ - Inc. magazine ranked GPS Insight number 3,003 with three-year sales growth of 73% on its sixth annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies.
HARRISBURG, PA - The State’s General Services Secretary Sheri Phillips said this auction was one of the largest the State has conducted.
CAMBRIDGE, MA - Through the partnership with Zipcar, 50 existing City-owned fleet vehicles, including 25 Nissan Leaf models, will be equipped with Zipcar’s FastFleet vehicle sharing technology.
CHARLESTON, WV - Clay Chandler resigned from his position as executive director of West Virginia’s Fleet Management Office on August 10.
LEESBURG, VA - For fleet managers whose employees are interested in taking these exams, ASE stated that testing ends August 31 and that those interested can register any time through August 24 at www.myASE.com.
TORRANCE, CA – What can fleet managers expect from the next generation of light- and medium-duty trucks? Find out at the truck OEM panel discussion on Oct. 2 at the Green Fleet Conference.
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