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GammaTech Changes Name to Durabook Americas

The new name reflects the company’s longstanding focus on the Durabook brand as well as changing market conditions that emphasize the need for reliable, purpose-built, mobile computing solutions.

Ariz. County Adopts FleetWave FMIS

The Arizona fleet operation has chosen Chevin's FleetWave fleet management information system to streamline reporting and management processes for more than 1,500 vehicles.

Lytx Celebrates 20th Anniversary

To date, the company has analyzed more than 80 billion miles of driving data on behalf of more than 3,000 commercial and government fleet clients from around the world.

Braun and Demers Ambulances Merge, Expanding North American Reach

As two of the largest independent ambulance manufacturers in North America, this merger will create the second largest ambulance manufacturer in the region with greater scale to grow and pursue innovation.

PERC will demonstration propane autogas emissions reductions at the Work Truck Show.

PERC to Demo Emissions Reductions of Propane Autogas at Work Truck Show

PERC will host an interactive activity with prize giveaways for attendees in its booth that will help participants visualize the emissions reductions offered by propane autogas vehicles at the NTEA Work Truck Show from March 6 to 9 in Indianapolis.

H.I.G. Capital Acquires Wastequip

Wastequip, a North American manufacturer of waste equipment, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by H.I.G. Capital, LLC, a global private equity investment firm. Wastequip has been owned by Centerbridge Partners, L.P. since 2012.

Culver City Hiring Fleet Technicians, Assistant

The City of Culver City, Calif., is hiring a fleet assistant and technicians to join its Transportation Department. The filing deadline is Feb. 23.

Toro Launches Turf Asset Management System

Toro has launched myTurf Pro, a completely revamped web-based asset management system for turf maintenance.

Palm Beach State College and Florida Association of Governmental Fleet Administrators (FLAGFA) representatives are pictured at the scholarship presentation. Photo via Palm Beach State College

Fla. Association Awards Student Scholarship

The Florida Association of Governmental Fleet Administrators (FLAGFA) recently presented a $2,500 scholarship gift to a Palm Beach State College Automotive and Diesel Service Technology student.

Workhorse Group Hires VP of Government, Regulatory & Safety Affairs

Workhorse Group Inc., announced that Kevin Vincent has joined the company as vice president of government, regulatory, and safety affairs.

NAFA Updates Fleet Management Training Websites

NAFA Fleet Management Association (NAFA) has improved two websites to provide education in subject matter such as asset management, professional development, and the necessary steps to becoming a green fleet.

Geotab Awarded NJPA Contract for Fleet Services

Geotab has been awarded a National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA) four-year contract for the procurement of fleet management and related technology solutions, which offers streamlined purchasing for NJPA members.

Raleigh to Deploy 600 Body-Worn and 450 In-Vehicle Cameras

The agreement will allow the department to outfit over 600 officers with WatchGuard’s Vista Wi-Fi HD body-worn cameras and 450 vehicles with WatchGuard’s 4RE HD Panoramic in-car camera system.

Pennsylvania Vehicle Management Bureau Deploys CalAmp Tool

The partnership between Pennsylvania and CalAmp is intended to reduce costs and increase efficiency of the Commonwealth's Bureau of Vehicle Management.

N.Y. Town Renews Fleet Tracking Contract

Vehicle Tracking Solutions (VTS) announced that the Town of Riverhead, N.Y., has renewed its fleet tracking contract and is continuing to see an increase in savings.

California Hiring Fleet Operations Program Manager

The State of California Department of General Services (DGS), Office of Fleet Asset Management (OFAM) is recruiting a Fleet Operations Program Manager.

Caterpillar Extends Full-Machine Warranty to 24 Months For Compact Equipment

Caterpillar has extended its machine standard warranty to 24 months or 2,000 hours for skid steer loaders, compact track loaders, multi-terrain loaders, and mini excavators.

Orlando Hiring Fleet Manager

The City of Orlando, Fla., is hiring a fleet manager. The fleet manager is responsible supervisory and administrative work directing the repair, maintenance and operation of motor vehicles, heavy equipment or tools.

Trimble Partners with CalAmp to Deliver Fleet Management Solutions

Trimble has announced that CalAmp is supplying customized telematics tracking devices and systems management technology for Trimble’s Field Service Management (FSM) vehicle and asset monitoring solutions.

Adamson Industries Awarded GSA Contract

Founded in 1984, Adamson Industries is a privately-held, woman-owned, small business that produces public safety vehicle equipment.

Baron Announces Telematics for Public Safety

Baron, a worldwide provider of critical weather intelligence, announced Telematics for Public Safety, a technology that uses patented technology to aid organizations in keeping their employees, students, and customers safe.

Homeland Security Awards Additional Purchase Agreement for Telematics

Geotab, a provider of telematics technology, announced it has been awarded a five-year blanket purchase agreement to provide secure telematics solutions for the United States Department of Homeland Security.

Photo of a Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid at Blue Ridge Parkway courtesy of Hyundai

Hyundai Donates Ioniq Hybrids to National Park Service

Hyundai donated Ioniq Hybrids to the National Park Service for use in Blue Ridge Parkway in Virginia and North Carolina, Santa Monica Mountains in California, and National Capital Parks (East) in Washington, D.C.

Loveland Fire Rescue Authority Operations Division Chief Greg Ward, left, and Fleet Services Technician Corey Lane go over documentation for a truck in the “heavy fire apparatus” category. Photo via City of Loveland

Loveland Technician Earns National Award

The City of Loveland, Colo., has announced that Corey Lane, fleet technician and 22-year city employee, has been recognized with the “Emergency Vehicle Technician of the Year” award from a national publication.

CASE Extends Full-Machine Warranty on Skid Steers, Compact Track Loaders

The new full-machine warranty applies to all models in both product lines.

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