WASHINGTON - Public hearings on the new fuel-economy standards will take place in January in Detroit, in Philadelphia, and in San Francisco to allow further public input.
TORRANCE, CA - The 2012 Government Fleet Expo and Conference planning committee invites interested parties to submit papers for consideration for speaking opportunities.
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL - The FleetMatics 8.5 GPS vehicle tracking system offers new features such as industry benchmarks, speed limits, and the FleetMatics fuel card.
KANSAS CITY, MO - Smith Electric Vehicles will open a manufacturing facility in New York City, and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the development of a federally-funded, multi-year commercial EV buyer incentive program.
TULSA, OK - Some of the vehicles sold were identified in the audit conducted by CST Fleet Services, which recommended reducing the fleet’s size by 568 vehicles.
AURORA, CO – The City of Aurora’s police department will receive the first delivery of 34 Chevrolet Caprice PPV patrol cars by the end of the year, according to a release from the department.
WEST FARGO, ND - Models scheduled to become 2012 Interim Tier 4 (iT4) compliant will increase in price by 5.25% on Dec. 1.
DETROIT - NHTSA said it intends to continue to test the lithium-ion battery in the Chevrolet Volt but that based on the available data, the Volt is as safe as a gasoline-powered vehicle.
SARASOTA, FL - Sarasota County, Fla., Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Fleet Services recently outsourced its parts room, which had more than $350,000 of inventory monthly with yearly purchases totaling more than $1 million.
ST. PAUL, MN - The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is looking for applicants for its federal Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA) grant funding.
OXFORD, OH - With a fleet of more than 500 units, the university initially installed the devices in four vehicles but plans to roll it out to 10 to 20.
TUCSON, AZ – Pima County, Ariz., is in the middle of rolling out GPS devices across its fleet and expects to see savings from better routing, idle control, and improved safety.
ELLICOTT CITY, MD - Howard County, Md., unveiled its new electric vehicle charging station for public and county fleet use on Nov. 7. The City recently purchased a Chevrolet Volt.
TRENTON, NJ - All New Jersey governmental agencies, cities, schools, counties, transit authorities, and special units of government are approved to use the lift contract.
PORTLAND, OR - SafePak Corporation introduces a new line of key control products specifically targeting the auto service industry, fleet management, and dealerships.
MESA, AZ - The City of Mesa, Ariz., recently designated a Certified Fleet Management Operation (CFMO), saved $550,000 last year by developing a warranty recovery program.
SOUTH PORTLAND, ME - Wright Express approves fuel transactions up to the maximum dollar amount the customer has defined for the card in use, and then the pump is closed for that individual transaction.
DES MOINES, IA - The State of Iowa is considering switching to leasing for 1,100 state vehicles. The RFP deadline for both short- and long-term leasing was Nov. 1, and fleet expects to make a decision by March 1, 2012.
DELAND, FL - Four vehicles will be used for utility meter readings, and one will be used for transporting passengers.
HARRISBURG, PA - The memorandum between the four states is designed to spur OEM development of new natural-gas-fueled vehicles by allowing the states to cooperatively purchase vehicles in the future.
SPRINGFIELD, IL – In response to an audit of the State of Illinois’ fleet by the inspector general’s office, the State of Illinois’ Central Management Services (CMS) said it’s adopting a number of recommendations. CMS also announced it is implementing a new car sharing program.
MEMPHIS, TN - The nearly 1,000 page catalog for 1990 and newer passenger cars and light trucks includes more than 500 new part numbers for Cadna's belt and hose product lines.
AUSTIN, TX - Energy Xtreme's systems provide power to operate a vehicle's electrical needs without engaging the vehicle's engine. This allows for increased vehicle performance resulting in significant fuel and maintenance savings while reducing emissions.
RENO, NV - The expansion, expected to be completed in the second quarter of 2012, will double the plant's capacity to 400,000 gallons of clean-burning GDiesel per day.
GAITHERSBURG, MD - Mercury Associates’ federal GSA contract award positions the firm to help federal agencies comply with fleet management mandates.
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