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States Invest VW Diesel Settlement in Clean Vehicle Technology

Millions of dollars in settlements from the VW diesel emissions cheating scandal will be made available for clean vehicle technology in California and Connecticut.

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Lessons I Learned During the Great Fire of 2017

In October 2017, wildfires spread across Northern California, burning through 114,000 acres of land. Here’s what one fleet manager learned during the fires and recovery period.

VW's New California Port Should Lower Order-to-Delivery Times

Volkswagen Group of America has begun delivering vehicles through a port of entry in northern California that's expected to improve vehicle delivery times in the area, the company announced.

Calif. Fire Agencies Request $100M in State Funding

The California Fire Chiefs Association is urging Governor Jerry Brown and state lawmakers to provide an additional $100 million in state funds for apparatus, equipment, and staffing before extreme weather events.

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.

Calif. Streets Riddled With Potholes

Though California's recent storms have helped replenish the state's snowpack and water supply, they've also left roads riddled with potholes. Video courtesy of CBS Los Angeles Channel 2. For safety tips on how to avoid pothole damage, click here.

Impacts of Politics on Fleet Management

The modern fleet manager and the companies that serve them need to keep an eye on the political process. They need to watch not just the economic trends, but the political ones as well. Those trends are going to determine what vehicles are available and what they cost.

How to Drive in the Rain

In this video, The Los Angeles Times pokes fun at both California drivers and PSAs but also manages to share some practical tips on driving in the rain. For the full fleet safety tip, click here.

Japanese Companies to Analyze California EV Use

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. and the Japan-based trading company Kanematsu Corporation have announced they have been officially selected by tNEDO, Japan’s largest public R&D management organization, to analyze electric vehicle use patterns in Northern California.

China's BYD U.S. Subsidiary Unveils First California-Produced Electric Bus

California Gov. Jerry Brown joined a host of local, state and company officials at the unveiling of BYD’s first California-made, all-electric 40-foot rapid transit bus at a recent ceremony held at BYD’s new plant in Lancaster, Calif.