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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.

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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.

Clements Featured in Knowledge Sharing Video

In Government Fleet’s Knowledge Sharing video series, John Clements, retired fleet manager, discusses changing vehicle technologies, lack of funding, motivating employees, and trying to do too much.

8 Cities Launch Alt-Fuel Municipal Fleet Initiative

Eight cities have banded together to launch the Energy Secure Cities Coalition (ESCC), a group dedicated to transitioning their municipal fleets from petroleum-fueled vehicles to vehicles powered by alternative fuels.

San Diego Sets Green Fleet Targets

The San Diego City Council has approved the mayor's climate plan that calls for the city to eventually convert a majority of its fleet vehicles to electrified powertrains, and cycle out diesel-powered refuse trucks for cleaner-burning fuels over the next several decades.

Toyota Donates 34 Vehicles to Calif. Lifeguards

Toyota has donated 34 new Toyota trucks and SUVs to the City of San Diego, Calif., for lifeguard rescue and operations. The new vehicles include 15 Tacomas, 12 Tundras, three 4Runners, three Sequoias, and a RAV4.