Hawaii's distributor of Toyota, Lexus, and Subaru vehicles has opened the state's first publicly accessible hydrogen fueling station and later this month will begin leasing the Mirai fuel cell vehicle, Toyota has announced.
The plug-in electric hybrid version of the 2018 Outlander has the potential to provide big gas savings. Its 20-mile all-electric range makes it an ideal vehicle for fleets operating short city routes.
Ford has added a turbodiesel engine to its 2018 F-150 lineup to provide half-ton pickup buyers greater towing capability (up to 11,400 pounds). The high-torque (440 lb.-ft.) pickup also provides excellent fuel efficiency (30 mpg on the highway for the rear-wheel model).
The manufacturer suggested retail prices for the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado chassis cab trucks will start at $48,465 for the 4500HD, and will be available in 2WD and 4WD.
Hardwire offers an affordable way to add ballistic protection to a police vehicle without major modifications or difficult installation.
The Louisville (Ky.) Metro Police Department only owns one helicopter, a 2001 model that is out of service often and comes with high maintenance costs.
The Harris County (Texas) Sheriff’s Office will be purchasing a $1.1. million boat with a pressurized cabin to help deputies respond to chemical spills.
The Town of Brookhaven, N.Y., has moved from compressed natural gas to renewable natural gas to power its 80 refuse and recycling trucks.
The Texas Commission on Fire Protection will investigate claims that the Houston Fire Department needlessly exposes firefighters to diesel exhaust fumes coming from fire trucks.
Bartholomew (Ind.) County Council approved a $6 million bond for a new highway garage. Currently, vehicles are maintained at a 66-year-old facility.
The largest of the two JCB machines is the 19C-1, a 4,211-lb. conventional tail swing model. The smaller 18Z-1 is JCB’s first zero tail swing machine in the 1-2 ton excavator class.
Ford Motor Company is recalling up to 1,474 2018 F-650 and F-750 trucks due to a defect relating to the brake fluid hose, according to federal recall records.