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Fleet managers drove a number of vehicles, from the Chevrolet Volt to a Hino medium-duty hybrid, at the Ride & Drive. Photo by Greg Basich.

2012 Green Fleet Conference: Ride and Drive

The 2012 Green Fleet Conference was held in Schaumburg, Ill., Oct. 2-3. On Oct. 2, the event featured a Ride & Drive, with a range of alternative-fuel vehicles on hand for fleet professionals to take for a spin. This gallery features photos from that event.

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JCB 300eco skid steer loader, which, according to a representative, is compliant with interim Tier 4 emissions regulations without use of selective catalytic reduction (SCR) technology or a diesel particulate filter (DPF). In addition, it can be modified to Tier 3 for resale purposes.

2012 RMFMA Conference: Tour Texas and Excel

The Rocky Mountain Fleet Managers Conference (RMFMA) took place in Arlington, Texas, Sept. 11-14, 2012.

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Wayne Corum (left) of the City of Fort Worth, Texas, was named Fleet Professional of the Year. He is pictured with Bob Patterson, president of the RMFMA. Photo by Wendy Dunn for RMFMA.

RMFMA Awards Banquet

The Rocky Mountain Fleet Management Association (RMFMA) announced its National Awards recipients and also recognized various industry awards honorees at its awards banquet during its annual conference. For additional information about this event, visit http://www.government-fleet.com/channel/maintenance/news/story/2012/09/rmfma-recognizes-members-announces-new-leadership-at-conference.aspx.

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Vac-Con Combination Machine Sewer Cleaner

2012 APWA Public Works Congress & Expo

From Aug. 26 through Aug. 29, public works professionals gathered at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif. for the 75th annual International Public Works Congress & Exposition, hosted by the American Public Works Association (APWA).

Attendees were given the opportunity to get acquainted with the latest innovations through educational seminars on technology, applications, leadership, sustainability, and infrastructure management. Industry vendors showed off their products on the show floor.

For information more about the conference sessions, click here.

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The Virginia State Police's Ford Police Interceptor sedan.

Police Vehicles In Service

A number of police agencies across the U.S. are using the new group of police vehicles coming onto the market. This gallery shows the color schemes and graphics used by different agencies.

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MEMA members in 1971.

Local and Government Industry Associations

Photos of local and government-specific industry associations, in the past and present. Read the full article at www.government-fleet.com/Article/Story/2012/06/How-Local-Associations-are-Bringing-Fleets-Together.aspx.

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The show floor opened up to attendees on June 19.

2012 GFX

GFX 2012 took place in Denver June 18-20.

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Greystone Mansion.

Exploring Remarketing Options with MEMA

At a Jan. 19 meeting of the Municipal Equipment Maintenance Association (MEMA) at the historic Greystone Mansion in Beverly Hills, remarketing specialists discussed options for government agencies. 

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2012 Ram Cargo Van

Chrysler brought its 2012 Ram Cargo Van to one of its dealerships in Los Angeles to give media the chance to check out the new vehicle and drive it. Following are images of the new van. Photos by Greg Basich.

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Beverly Hills Fleet Services, under the Public Works & Transportation Department, maintains 360 City units.

Fleet Profile: City of Beverly Hills, Calif.

Government Fleet's editors toured the City of Beverly Hills' fleet maintenance facility. The following photos show different aspects of the City's operations, with a focus on "green" facility features, overall layout, tools, and vehicles.

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