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San Diego Tests Air Tanker to Combat Wildfires

The City of San Diego, Calif., is testing a single engine air tanker to combat wildfires. The Fire Boss is an amphibious, fixed-wing aircraft that can carry up to 800 gallons of water.

San Diego Expands CNG Fueling Facility

The City of San Diego, Calif., completed the second phase of construction on a new compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station as part of its goal to switch its entire fleet of diesel refuse trucks to run on CNG.

San Diego Adopts Renewable Diesel

The City of San Diego has joined the growing list of West Coast fleets making the switch to renewable diesel. 900 of the city's heavy- and medium-duty vehicles will run on renewable diesel to start, including refuse trucks, construction equipment, and street sweepers.

Fleets Talk Green Procurement at Calif. Vehicle Expo

San Diego County, Calif., is moving toward procuring electric vehicles (EVs) and using renewable diesel, while the City of San Diego is determining which vehicles can be replaced by EVs, fleet professionals said at a recent vehicle expo.

San Diego to Tap Replacement Fund for 'Critical' Vehicles

The City of San Diego has begun using a $16-million reserve fund to immediately replace aging fleet vehicles that have been deemed 'critical,' and will consider leasing, financing, and other funding options to close its replacement backlog.