MADISON, IN – The new Mach 4 mobile column lift recently launched from Rotary Lift is sold in sets of four or six battery-operated columns.
NORFOLK, VA – FASTER fleet management system has been selected as the system solution of choice by Weber County, Utah; the City of Gastonia, N.C.; and Knoxville Utilities Board, Tenn.
FRANKFORT, KY – Gov. Steve Beshear has announced the approval of $240,000 in Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) funds for a project to curb dangerous diesel emissions from highway construction equipment.
CALIFORNIA – California-based SRI Consulting, a business research service for the global chemical industry, recently released its global 2008 Biodiesel report.
FITCHBURG, MA – Harris County, Texas, has recently implemented Chevin Fleet Solutions Web-based enterprise fleet management information system, FleetWave, to gain control over escalating fleet running costs.
HUTCHINSON, KS – Before the first of the year, the City of Hutchinson plans to cut back the number of employees who take home city vehicles.
GREENSBORO, NC – Gilbarco Veeder-Root and Coulomb Technologies have partnered to lead development and commercialization of products that will enable the charging infrastructure for electric vehicles.
GASTON COUNTY, TEXAS – Gaston County residents can be assured that emergency vehicles will have fuel during the current gas shortage situation.
MADISON, IN – Grote Industries has introduced a state-of-the-art, long-lasting LED interior dome lamp specifically designed to provide exceptionally bright, low-heat illumination.
LAS VEGAS - A live Webinar on “Fleet Solutions: Light-duty OEM Product Preview 2009” will be held Oct. 21 at 10:30 a.m. Pacific Time (1:30 p.m. Eastern Time).
DOWNEY, CA – The National Gas Vehicle Institute (NGVi) is offering CNG training courses at the Energy Resource Center in Downey, Calif.
SAN BERNARDINO, CA – City of San Bernardino Fleet Division continues its efforts to help reduce the amount of air pollution within the South Coast Air Basin by recently purchased 15 LNG (liquid natural gas) refuse vehicles.
GREENVILLE, NC – Hyster Company offers the fork laser and the fork camera, two attachment options for the Hyster ZR Reach truck.
LOS ANGELES – A landmark pollution-control program at the nation’s busiest port complex was recently launched with an immediate ban on 2,000 of the region’s diesel-spewing big rigs and few reports of backups or unusual delays in the flow of cargo.
CINCINNATI – Oct. 1, 2008, marks the one-year anniversary of the FirstGroup acquisition of Laidlaw International, Inc. The new integrated company, FirstGroup America, has established itself as a leader in the transportation industry.
WAYNE, PA – AssetWorks recently began operations under its new name. Formerly the Asset Solutions division of MAXIMUS, the company was acquired by Constellation Software Inc. on Sept. 30, 2008.
LAKELAND, FL – The manager of the city of Lakeland’s motor pool, where a taxpayer-financed $5,300 grill was built early this year, has quit his job.
LAS VEGAS –The Rocky Mountain Fleet Management Association (RMFMA) recognized excellence in fleet management and industry service at the recent RMFMA Fleet Management Conference & Equipment Show in Las Vegas.
KNOXVILLE, TN – The Knoxville Utilities Board (KUB) has received its first hybrid electric diesel bucket truck, which is 57 percent more efficient than the traditional kind.
LONG BEACH - Southern California forklift service company, Myers Select, presented a prototype of the Linde hydrogen-combustion forklift at The Future is Green Conference in Long Beach, Calif., Sept. 14-16.
SALT LAKE CITY – The City of Midvale recently purchased an electric truck, which cost $20,000. It can carry a cargo of about half a ton.
TRENTON, NJ – The New Jersey State Commission of Investigation (SCI) is sounding an alarm over the way fire trucks are purchased in the state.
FITCHBURG, MA – The City of Stamford, Conn., has recently implemented Chevin Fleet Solutions enterprise fleet management information system, RoadBASE, to gain control over rising fleet running costs while allowing real-time access to all of the fleet’s disparate operating data.
BISBEE, AZ – Cochise County employee transportation is now using a white compact Toyota Prius Hybrid.
BEAUFORT, SC – A handful of Beaufort firefighters — doubling as firehouse handymen — repair everything from squeaky hinges to their own fire trucks, saving taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars a year
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