2018 Ford F-150 Engines Add Power, Efficiency

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June 19, 2017
Preparing for Autonomous Vehicles

Technology available on vehicles today is pushing us closer to self-driving vehicles. But there’s still a lot of work to be done before we get there, as public agencies research and test autonomous vehicles and determine how to prepare for them.


2018 Ford F-150 Engines Add Power, Efficiency

Ford is revamping its F-150 engine lineup for 2018 to offer a more efficient V-6 and more powerful V-8 in a lineup that will also include a diesel option for the first time, the company has announced.



Oklahoma City FD Purchases 20 New Fire Engines

The Oklahoma City Fire Department has added 20 fire engines to its fleet. The trucks feature different interior configurations, but the agency hopes to benefit from two standardized engines.


New York City Seeks More Diversity from Truck Vendors

New York City has launched a new procurement initiative to help expand vendor participation in the city fleet’s trucking and specialized equipment procurements.



5 Ways to Take Public Sector Fuel Management to the Next Level

Sponsored by OPW Fuel Management Systems
There are many equipment investment choices facing government fuel site managers. Here are a few strategies that will allow public sector fuel operators to increase security, improve accountability, streamline operations and enhance their bottom lines.


Chicago Releases Vision Zero Safety Plan

The City of Chicago has released a three-year plan to reduce roadway crashes. The plan calls for side guards and convex mirrors to be installed on large trucks belonging to the city and contractors.


Terex Debuts Optima TC 55 Aerial Device at EUFMC

The company showcased its latest features and introduced the Optima TC 55 aerial device, which features lower travel height, better ground access, and improved boom speeds.


Chevrolet Equinox Emphasizes Rightsized Efficiency for 2018

Sponsored by General Motors
Completely redesigned, the model-year 2018 Chevrolet Equinox will fit fleets looking for an efficient and productive crossover.

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Rotary - Wheel Balancers

Rotary introduced a full line of professional wheel balancers to meet any automotive shop’s needs. The line ranges from a value-priced manual model to a sophisticated 3D electronic wheel balancer with microprocessor.


Grote Industries - XTL Truck Bed Lighting Kit

The XTL Truck Bed Kit includes paper-thin LED lights that are easy to install, waterproof, and resistant to many chemicals.



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