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GM Offers Built-In Telematics Solution

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Telematics has evolved into a full suite of services. GM has an OEM-provided solution that can fit fleets of all types and sizes.

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eBright ST 1085s were painted metallic silver to celebrate the 7,500th lift, then sold at a live auction at Stertil-Koni’s annual Distributor Meeting in Stevensville, MD. Photo courtesy of Steril-Koni

Stertil-Koni Celebrates 7,500 Vehicle Lifts Produced

Stertil-Koni USA announced that its U.S. manufacturing facility recently produced its 7,500th unit in the USA.

IronPlanet CEO Named Finalist for Entrepreneur of the Year

The awards program, which is celebrating its 31st year, recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.

Durabook Lands Law Enforcement Customers in Nine States

Durabook tablets and laptops were purchased by police and sheriff departments in Missouri, Connecticut, Georgia, Texas, California, Pennsylvania, Colorado, Arizona, and Washington.

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PERC Launches Online Propane Resource for Municipalities

The Propane Education & Research Council has added a new page to its website solely focused on helping public organizations learn how propane maintenance equipment can improve their grounds maintenance operations.

SambaSafety's Vigillo Offers Driver Risk Profile Product

SambaSafety's Vigillo has introduced Roadside Resume, a commercial driver safety, compliance and risk profile that's being launched at the same time as the spring update of SambaSafety's DriverMonitor driver risk management solution.

Terex Utilities Appoints New VP and General Manager

Terex Utilities has appointed Clint Weber to vice president and general manager. In this role, Weber will have overall responsibility for leading the worldwide Terex Utilities business.

Vidmar and Lista Now Available Through All Major Procurement Contracts

Vidmar and Lista products may be procured directly through GSA Schedule 71 (# GS-03F-062GA) or through its strategic distribution partner’s schedules 5IV, 65IIA, or 23V, USPS.

HUBB Adds Oil Change Cost Tool to Website

HUBB Filters has created a new educational tool to help fleet managers compare their oil change costs and the potential savings they can achieve by switching to the HUBB filter program, according to the company.

Wash. City Hiring Vehicle Maintenance Manager

The City of Everett is seeking applicants for the appointive position of vehicle maintenance manager. The application deadline is May 19.

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Colo. Utility Recognized for Sustainable Fleet

Colorado Springs Utilities was recognized for promoting compressed natural gas for both fuel independence and environmental stewardship.

2016 Aspire Program awardees left to right: Dave Merrow, president of Heavy Duty Lift & Equipment; Jean Dellamore, president of Stertil-Koni; Phillippe and Joe Palma, of Novaquip; Larry Morgan, with Hoffman Services; John Campbell of Power Washer Sales, Gary Vermeulen, president of Westvac International  and Mark Friess with Heavy Lift Systems (photo courtesy of Steril-Koni)

Stertil-Koni Honors 6 Companies with Aspire Program Award

Heavy-duty vehicle lift leader Stertil-Koni announced that six distributors in its North American network have earned the company’s first-ever Aspire Program awards.

REV Group Acquires Ferrara Fire Apparatus

This acquisition enhances REV’s product offering in its Fire Group within its Fire & Emergency segment, particularly with custom chassis pumpers, aerials, and industrial apparatus.

City of St. Paul Hiring Fleet Manager

The City of St. Paul, Minn., is accepting applications for a fleet manager who will be responsible for planning, developing, directing, implementing, monitoring, and managing a comprehensive fleet management program.

Spartan Motors Partners with Ranger Design

Ranger and Spartan Motors will offer a portfolio of work-truck solutions with original equipment manufacturer Ship-Thru availability.

Dossier Announces New Fleet Management Software

Dossier 6.6 is the latest, feature-rich version of Dossier Systems’ flagship software.

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N.Y. and N.J. Port Tests Electric Yard Trucks

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which oversees the vast regional transportation infrastructure in the New York City area, will demo a battery-electric BYD Class 8 yard truck for the next several weeks.

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Agile Fleet Releases FleetCommander Version 5.0

The new release features many significant improvements to the product’s maintenance capabilities, as well as next-generation user interfaces, a more responsive design, and a fresh look and feel.

NJPA Contract Administrator, Scott Carr, with Wayne Corum, CHairman of Fleet Pros' National Board. Photo courtesy of NJPA

NJPA Partners with FleetPros Association

In an effort to continue to provide the best possible service to its members in the fleet industry, National Joint Powers Alliance has signed on as an official partner of FleetPros, a nonprofit association that supports fleet management professionals.

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NAPA Auto Parts Stores Offers EZ Oil Drain Valve

NAPA Auto Parts have begun offering the EZ Oil Drain Valve at participating stores nationwide, the company has announced.

Sacramento County Hiring Senior Storekeeper

The Senior Storekeeper is tasked with leading and overseeing the ordering, receiving, storing and issuing of parts, equipment, tools, supplies, and services used in the repair and maintenance of vehicles and heavy equipment.

Chevin Adds Four Team Members to Support Operations

Chevin Fleet Solutions, a global provider of web-based enterprise-level fleet and asset management software, today announced several new team members to help support its local and global operations.

ChargePoint & Apollo Sunguard Awarded GSA Blanket Purchase Agreement

Apollo Sunguard was one of two vendors awarded Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) by GSA Fleet for electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) without installation for ChargePoint electric vehicle charging stations and the sole awardee for Ancillary EVSE Data Services.

California Groups to Host Alternative Fuel Expo & Conference

The second annual AltCar Expo and Conference Sacramento takes place Wednesday, April 19, at the Sacramento State Capitol.

From left to right: David Sutton, KCC; City of Grapevine Mayor William Tate; Governor Greg Abbott; Masatoshi Kimata, president and representative director, Kubota Corporation Japan; Masato Yoshikawa, president and CEO, KTC; Teruo Amano, consulate-general of Japan; and Joseph Szymaszek, Grapevine Chamber of Commerce chairman. (Photo: Business Wire)

Kubota Opens Texas Headquarters

Kubota Tractor Corporation unveiled its new North American headquarters building in Grapevine, Texas, completing its move from Torrance, Calif.

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Toro Awarded National IPA Contract

The Toro Company has been awarded a new cooperative purchasing contract from the City of Mesa, Ariz., for use by all municipal agencies and other authorized users.

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