BOYNTON BEACH, FL – Puradyn Filter Technologies Incorporated continues to assist Florida municipalities in implementing Florida environmental directives as well as broadening its reach to national levels.
MCHENRY, IL – While newly hired Ingham County Sherriff’s Department officers received training in high-pursuit driving, manufacturer Affinia tested vehicle products at the Michigan International Speedway.
SEAL BEACH, CA – The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) has agreed to transfer ownership of five existing Las Vegas compressed natural gas (CNG) public access fueling stations to Clean Energy Fuels Corp., pending Clean Energy entering into lease agreements with the landowners at the sites of the five stations.
COLUMBUS, OHIO – Mayor Michael Coleman’s Environmental Office and Fleet Division have been recognized by Clean Fuels Ohio, a statewide advocacy organization.
CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA - In a Government Fleet Web Xclusive feature, read about how City of Cedar Rapids, Iowa , fleet operations responded to the devastating flood of June 2008.
JACKSONVILLE, FL – About a dozen Jacksonville City Hall employees could be forced to turn in the keys to their assigned city vehicles if a policy proposed by Mayor John Peyton is approved.
LOS ALTOS, CA– Baytech Corporation has obtained EPA and CARB certifications for Baytech’s dedicated compressed natural gas (CNG) fueled 2009-MY General Motors, Isuzu, and Workhorse medium-and heavy-duty vehicles with 6.0L engines.
CHICAGO – Recaptured Energy Technologies has developed a new hydraulic braking and propulsion system for fleet, commercial, and transit vehicles that can be retrofit to existing vehicles.
AKRON, OHIO – Myers Tire Supply Distribution Inc. has three exclusive tire pressure monitoring system sensor and service kits available for Ford Motor Co., Chrysler LLC, and General Motors Corp. vehicles.
JEFFERSON CITY, MO – The State of Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) has received the 2008 Honda Environmental Leadership Award from American Honda Motors and the National Conference of State Fleet Administrators (NCSFA).
NORFOLK, VA – Richland County, S.C., and Spokane Valley Fire, Wash., have purchased CCG Systems, Inc.’s FASTER fleet management system for implementation.
SONOMA COUNTY, CA – Fleet Manager Dave Head said that the County of Sonoma has converted a 2008 Toyota Hybrid Prius to a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV).
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MO – Montgomery County employees across various departments have been circumventing a freeze on purchasing SUVS for use in county jobs by renting the vehicles through the county’s Enterprise Rent-A-Car account.
SALT LAKE CITY - Salt Lake County predicts it can save six figures on its budget by implementing a new vehicle idling policy.
HAVERHILL, MA - Using dry nitrogen gas to inflate tires instead of compressed air will maintain proper inflation pressure preventing one of the major causes of tire failures.
JACKSONVILLE, FL– Citing the lack of a formal policy, the Jacksonville mayor’s office has drafted a new policy that will address the City’s take-home vehicle and car allowance policy.
MORRIS COUNTY, NJ – Under a new policy enacted by Morris County government, County workers will have to get used to less leg room and smaller engines if they drive county vehicles on the job.
CHATTANOOGA, TN – The latest additions of the Toyota Prius to the City of Chattanooga’s fleet were assigned to police service technicians working in the downtown area.
EAU CLAIRE, WI – According to Eau Claire city mechanic Bob Zawecki, dealing with an outdated fuel management system in Eau Claire is a necessary part of the job.
BINGHAMTON, NY – Broome County officials are exploring the use of zero emission, 100 percent electric cars. The County has been researching alternative vehicles to reduce expenses and improve its fleet operations.
SAN ANTONIO – Paul Witt has been appointed to director of engineering at E.J. Ward, Inc. (Ward).
WEST BROOKFIELD, MA – Auditor Thomas Scanlon Sr. believes voters should decide whether the town buys specific vehicles.
STILLWATER, OK – Oklahoma State University (OSU) is scheduled to purchase 10 alternative-fuel sedans for the school’s motor pool.
MILWAUKEE - General Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee has placed a $5.6 million order with Oshkosh Airport Products for snow removal and emergency response equipment.
AUGUSTA, GA – Keeping city vehicles rolling is costing millions. So, the City of Augusta is working to find cheaper ways to provide services.
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