WARREN, MI - City of Warren Mayor Jim Fouts has eliminated take-home vehicles and city-paid cell phones to cut costs.
HOBOKEN, NJ - Requiring indoor space for vehicle maintenance and outdoor space for vehicle storage, the City of Hoboken has decided to outsource all vehicle maintenance until it can accommodate all vehicles into one facility.
TORRANCE, CA - Several presentations from the 2010 Government Fleet Expo & Conference (GFX) in Austin are now available online.
TORRANCE, CA - Several manufacturers have announced fleet incentive programs for 2011-MY vehicles, ranging from $200-$4,500 for 95 models.
ATLANTA - Steve Saltzgiver has been named director of fleet operations for Coca Cola Enterprises based in Atlanta. Prior to this new appointment, Saltzgiver served as director of the Office of Fleet Management for the State of Georgia.
NEW YORK - The New York State Senate, by a 35-26 margin, passed a bill banning the use of lead wheel weights.
BISBEE, AZ - Cochise County Fleet Management Director Ruben Miranda has come up with ways to save the fleet money by maximizing fuel economy and holding on to vehicles for a longer period of time.
BALTIMORE - The City of Baltimore has partnered with Zipcar Inc. to launch a car-sharing program with 22 new Zipcars parked in locations across the city.
SAN FRANCISCO - The City of San Francisco will keep closer track of employees' use of city vehicles to crack down on abuse and better manage the fleet to save money.
WILLIAMSBURG, VA - Attendees of the 57th annual Electric Utility Fleet Managers Conference (EUFMC) recently had a chance to view the all-new International TerraStar Class 4/5 medium-duty truck, the Class 2-3c all-electric eStar truck, and an International DuraStar medium-duty truck equipped with a natural gas conversion powertrain.
GREENSBORO, NC - Gilbarco Encore flexible fuel dispensers have received Underwriter's Laboratories (UL) UL87A approval for use with fuels containing up to 85-percent ethanol (E-85).
ANAHEIM, CA - Carbon Motors' E7 recently made its debut to the nation's sheriffs at the National Sheriffs' Association (NSA) Conference and Exhibition in Anaheim, Calif.
GAITHERSBURG, MD - The National Conference of State Fleet Administrators (NCSFA) will co-locate its annual conference with the NAFA Fleet Management Association's 2011 Institute & Expo in Charlotte, N.C., in April.
NEW YORK CITY - Robert S. Martinez, former director Fleet Services Division New York City Police Department (NYPD), was promoted to executive director Support Services Bureau.
JEFFERSON CITY, MO - The Missouri Department of Natural Resources recently received a $1,872,739 grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to fund several diesel emission reduction projects throughout the state.
HELENA, MT - A recent audit uncovered potential for abuse of Montana state fuel cards and is prompting further investigation by state officials.
LAWRENCEVILLE, GA - Gwinnett County has managed to meet a 3-percent reduction in fuel expenditures by monitoring fuel inventory levels to ensure only authorized users fuel up at county fuel sites.
HILO, HI - Hawaii County's take-home vehicle assignments have dropped by 54 percent since December 2008.
NEW YORK - Assembly Bill 8687-B amends New York's environmental conservation law by adding a section prohibiting both the use and sale of wheel weights containing lead.
DETROIT - Ford announced national fleet incentives available for 27 2011 models. Incentives range from $500-$4,500.
SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Detention and Removal (DRO) has improved operations and efficiencies with the help of the online GPS Fleet Tracking application, according to Fleet Management Solutions, Inc. (FMS)
OXNARD, CA - After testing a new eco-friendly oil filter product for a year, the City of Oxnard will extend its fleet vehicle oil drain interviews, producing an estimated $145,000 in oil and labor savings and an annual reduction of 24,000 quarts of oil.
AUSTIN, TEXAS - The 2010 Government Fleet Expo + Conference (GFX) brought together some of the greatest fleet minds from the public sector during the three-day event in Austin.
AUSTIN, TEXAS - Sharon Subadan, director of fleet management for Hillsborough County, delivered the opening keynote speech June 21 at the 2010 Government Fleet Expo + Conference (GFX).
AUSTIN, TEXAS - Rick Longobart, facilities and fleet manager for the City of Santa Ana, Calif., was recognized for being an innovative fleet manager at the Government Fleet Expo + Conference (GFX) on June 22.
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