SAN DIEGO, CA – SmartDrive Systems Inc. has established a new national award for a Fleet Risk/Safety Manager of the Year.
ARLINGTON, VA – Army vehicle drivers are now required to complete a new online course designed to improve driver safety. The Accident Avoidance Course is available through the Army Knowledge online Learning Management Services.
THOUSAND PALMS, CA – The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) will provide $12 million in funding for several CALSTART advanced fuel cell bus projects.
SAN CARLOS, CA – The San Carlos Police Department's newest patrol car is the Dodge Charger.
NORFOLK, VA – Several cities across the United States are implementing CCG Systems, Inc.'s FASTER Fleet Management System.
ST. PAUL, MN – The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources recently paid off the last of their fleet loans by making a final payment of nearly $600,000 on what had been $11 million of debt.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) outlining a proposed modification to the 2010 goal of 30 percent U.S. motor fuel production to be supplied by replacement fuels.
GOLDSBORO, NC – Wayne County officials said they are looking to hire a fleet manager to manage the more than 225 county-owned vehicles.
BOSTON, MA – More than 180 Boston Police Department employees are assigned personal take-home cars, with all gas paid for by taxpayers.
Las Vegas, Nev. – The Las Vegas Valley Water District's (LVVWD) Fleet Services Division has successfully completed the Rocky Mountain Fleet Management Association's (RMFMA) Fleet Certification program and is now a certified Industry Competitive Fleet Management Operation.
ANAHEIM, CA - On Oct. 4, members of the California Fuel Cell Partnership (CaFCP) announced a plan to further the commercialization of hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles at the Orange County Auto Show.
FRESNO, CA – A federal judge in Fresno turned down California's request to throw out the challenge to the state's greenhouse gas by major automakers.
KENVIL, NJ – Major Police Supply, the emergency vehicle equipment company, has added a full-service, in-house Graphics Division to their service and installation shop in New Jersey.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Defense Department wants a new Humvee because, among other things, the current models consume too much fuel.
SMITHTOWN, NY – Faced with rising refuse collection costs, the Town of Smithtown, N.Y., is requiring its refuse collection contractors to use compressed natural gas (CNG) trucks.
WATERLOO, IA – John Deere Power Systems (JDPS) is a sponsor of the third National Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) Day Odyssey, which will take place Oct. 12 at numerous locations in the United States and Canada.
WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA – As manufacturers of heavy-duty truck engines strive to meet government-regulated emission standards by implementing new emission technologies, customers are increasingly experiencing problems with their engines.
TOKYO, JAPAN – Toyota Motor Corp. plans to increase production of its Prius hybrid cars in Japan to 300,000 units in 2007, a rise of 50 percent.
ALBANY, NY – Thomson Delmar Learning, a leading provider of lifelong learning solutions for customers in the educational and professional markets, and part of The Thomson Corporation, has published the ASE Medium/Heavy Duty Truck Test Preparation Manual Series.
SMITHTOWN, NY – California-based Clean Energy and Hallahan Truck Sales, a Holtsville, N.Y., natural gas refuse truck dealer, hosted special ceremonies on Sept. 19 to salute Smithtown, N.Y.'s commitment to ensuring a clean-air environment.
MARTINSVILLE, IN – Indiana University (IU) will solicit proposals next month to find out if it can save money by outsourcing its Bloomington-campus motor pool.
IRVINE, CA – The U.S. Postal Service has signed an agreement with General Motors to extend for another year hydrogen fuel cell vehicle testing in the Washington, D.C., area and to expand the program to the West Coast.
DETROIT-General Motors Fleet and Commercial Operations recently delivered several hundred Chevrolet Police Impalas to the New York City Police Department.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA – The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), the Bay Area Air Quality Management District, and the area's transit systems are near completion of an unprecedented diesel cleanup program.
BLOOMINGTON, IL – The Bloomington, Ill., City Council has approved the purchase of four hybrid vehicles that operate on gasoline and electricity.
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