DAVENPORT, IOWA - Scott County (Iowa) Board of Supervisors approved Sept. 15 a contract for a study of fleet services. The Johnson County Board is expected to vote on the study this week.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) announced the its FY-2012 vehicle contracts for various vehicle types. Included are eight electric vehicles.
FITCHBURG, MA - With its new and improved features, enhanced speed, and sleek user interface, FleetWave2 provides the data fleet managers need to effectively control their fleets.
AURORA, IL – The City of Aurora has received an award from the EPA for eliminating lead wheel weights in its fleet of approximately 360 vehicles and equipment assets.
KANSAS CITY, MO - The Kansas City Police Department's first venture into alternative-fuel vehicles begins with 12 CNG sedans and one propane-autogas vehicle.
SANTA ROSA, CA – The City of Santa Rosa, Calif. has signed a two-year contract, with three one-year renewal options, for gasoline and diesel fuel.
OAK PARK, MI - Azure Dynamics Corporation recently sold eight electric Ford Transit Connects to various municipalities and public agencies in North America.
NEW BEDFORD, MA - The City of New Bedford purchased 13 vehicles from the General Services Administration (GSA) New England Region at discounted prices through the Exchange/Sale Program.
The tool provides real-time cost savings analysis for electric and internal combustion lift trucks.
LOS GATOS and MONTE SERENO, CA - The Los Gatos/Monte Sereno (Calif.) Police Department has equipped its cruisers with additional Wi-Fi capability that allows officers to offload video to the main network in the station.
OKLAHOMA CITY – The Association of Central Oklahoma Governments has awarded Midwest City, Okla., a $147,190 grant to fund construction and installation of a biofuels fueling island for use by city fleet vehicles.
CYPRESS, CA - The City of Cypress recently added two ROUSH CleanTech Ford F-250 pickups fueled by propane autogas for use in administering community street work such as asphalt repairs and refuse pick-up.
MADISON, WI –The Mayor’s proposed budget provides less than half of the amount originally requested for Fleet Services due to the City's current budget situation.
MISSOULA, MT - The Missoula Police Department is purchasing new patrol car video equipment and computers with a $750,000 U.S. Department of Justice grant.
HILLSBORO, MO - The new facility, estimated to cost $2.96 million, would replace an old building constructed in 1950. Funding has not yet been approved.
WASHINGTON – The U.S. GSA’s Vehicle Allocation Methodology (VAM) helps agencies determine the optimal size and composition of their fleet, further propelling federal efforts to move to alternative fuel.
CLEVELAND – Cuyahoga County has a new vehicle policy that requires County employees to pay for their own parking and traffic tickets.
HACKENSACK, NJ – Bergen County is using GPS in 100 of its fleet vehicles and is considering adding GPS to 100 more.
TORRANCE, CA - Data shows only a 1 percent increase in average fleet management salary in the past two years, to $75,510. The GF Fact Book, now viewable online, provides salary statistics and more.
SEATTLE - Metro's Rideshare Operations has committed to purchasing 20 Nissan LEAF vehicles to pilot electric-vehicle technology for commuters. The four LEAFs are the first step of this pilot.
BOYNTON BEACH, FL - Boynton Beach City Commissioners voted to give the Financial Advisory Committee a year to determine whether privatization is a good fit.
WASHINGTON – The complaint by the DOJ alleged that in 2009, the City failed to properly re-employ the fleet manager in his pre-military service position managing the City police department’s fleet of vehicles.
WILLIAMSBURG, VA – The County's new Web-based Gasboy Islander PLUS system limits fuel access to authorized drivers and vehicles.
INDIANAPOLIS - Greater Indiana Clean Cities is offering alternative-fuel vehicle grants to government entities and other organizations with fleets in Indiana.
WASHINGTON - Initial planning for the installation of charging infrastructure is under way, and the vehicles could be on the base as soon as January 2012. Approximately 40 vehicles are eligible for replacement with PEV models.
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Ron Shoemaker founded Flexco in 1992.
Ron Shoemaker founded Flexco in 1992.
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