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Calif. City Unveils Electric Vehicle Fleet

The City of Chula Vista, Calif., has deployed a fleet of 15 electric vehicles and had 71 electric vehicle charging stations installed at city facilities.

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Mich. City Turns 15-Year-Old Dump Truck Into Safety Vehicle

City of Wyoming, Mich., fleet staff refurbished a Public Works dump truck, turning it into a crash attenuator vehicle for the city’s Fire Division.

Denver to Launch 1,500 Connected Vehicles

The City and County of Denver council has approved a $12 million program to reduce traffic congestion that includes adding connected vehicle technology to 1,500 fleet vehicles.

Kenworth Shows Hydrogen Fuel Cell T680 at CES

Kenworth showed a zero-emissions T680 day cab equipped with a hydrogen fuel cell as part of its Paccar Innovations booth at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

Idle Efficiency Keeps State and Federal Funds Coming

With increased competition and a growing number of carbon-reduction options, how can a fleet manager make the case that theirs is a cost-effective program, deserving of state or federal support?

Fleet Budgets Continue to Rise

Nearly three of four respondents to Government Fleet’s 2016 financial survey said budgets have returned to 2010 levels, and low fuel cost was one of the biggest contributors to operating budget reductions.

Staying on Track with Off-Road Regulations

Off-road regulations can be difficult to navigate. Typically, compliance dates for federal standards vary by engine horsepower, but on the state level they can vary by fleet size, too.

Can Green Fleets Survive Without Government Funding?

Federal funding for alternative fuels may be slowing down. How will this affect government fleet adoption of alternative fuels?

City of Inglewood - Grant Funding and Vehicles

The City of Inglewood's former fleet manager Rick Longobart discusses how the City used grant funding to obtain necessary equipment.

Bright Ideas: Procurement/Grant Funding

A fleet manager offers his seven tips for grant applications. Other fleets allow short-term equipment rental, started equipment rebuilding programs, and devised a fleet standardization policy.