The Los Angeles Police Department is leasing its 100 BMW i3 battery-electric hatchbacks through a local BMW dealership, following a competitive bidding process that didn't include Tesla Motors, even though the department tested the Model S as a possible police vehicle.
June 14, 2016
The Los Angeles Police Department will lease 100 BMW i3 battery-electric hatchbacks and install DC fast chargers to support the vehicles that the agency will use for community outreach and other police business.
June 8, 2016
The Pueblo (Colo.) Police Department will add 22 new Ford Police Interceptor SUVs after the city council approved a $1.1 million, five-year lease agreement for the vehicles.
May 11, 2016
Revenue from a $2-per-month hike in garbage collection fees could fund lease payments on 33 new garbage trucks and significantly reduce annual maintenance costs on aging vehicles for the Consolidated Government of Columbus, Ga., under a new proposal from Mayor Teresa Tomlinson.
April 27, 2016
Salt Lake City-based Hincklease has hired Lamont Nelson as the lead relationship manager for its municipal leasing business, the company has announced.
March 15, 2016
The City of Wilkes-Barre, Pa., will lease 10 new Ford Police Interceptors to update the aging fleet.
March 9, 2016
Greene County, Pa., is entering into a five-year agreement with Enterprise Fleet Management to lease the majority of its fleet vehicles, a move expected to save $140,000 over the next 10 years.
February 9, 2016
The Waynesboro (Pa.) Borough Council is considering disbursing its vehicles in favor of a leased vehicles fleet to reduce maintenance costs.
February 9, 2016
The City of Atlanta took delivery of its first five plug-in hybrid electric vehicles from Vision Fleet, as part of a 50-vehicle electric vehicle (EV) pilot program.
January 22, 2016
Vision Fleet has been added to the General Services Administration (GSA) Schedule under a five-year contract as a provider of transportation, delivery and relocation solutions to deploy electric-drive vehicles in federal fleets.
January 20, 2016
Carter County, Ky., has agreed to test out leasing beginning with vehicles for the detention center as a test bed for the rest of the fleet, reports the Journal-Times.
December 9, 2015
Mayor Vincent Gray ordered a review of the procurement and use of fleet vehicles, and two councilmembers introduced legislation to require approval on all vehicle leases.
March 3, 2011
Current economic conditions require government fleet managers to seek alternatives to funding their fleet through different finance methodologies. Leasing is a practical solution, which in the past, was primarily utilized only by the private sector.
May 11, 2010