Columbus Credits PI Utility Design for Officers’ Lives

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October 16, 2017
Lighter, Safer, More Efficient: What’s New in Upfitting?

As fleets get leaner and more versatile, their upfitting choices are evolving to meet new needs and keep up with the industry. We spoke to upfitting experts about what fleets should know.


Columbus Credits PI Utility Design for Officers’ Lives

The City of Columbus, Ohio, Police Department has had five rear-end collisions with the Ford Police Interceptor Utility vehicle, and officers have walked away from all of them.



Houston Fire Chief Requests $10.9M for Annual Replacements

The City of Houston’s Fire Chief Samuel Pena is asking city council for $10.9 million in annual fleet replacement funding. This would be used to purchase 16 ambulances, nine fire engines, and nine ladder trucks.


Calif. to Purchase Medium- & Heavy-Duty ZEVs for State Fleet

The State of California has upped its fleet greening goals, mandating that 15% of specified medium- and heavy-duty vehicle purchases by state agencies must be zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) by 2025.



Chicago to Add 182 Grant-Funded EVs

The City of Chicago has received a $15.5 million federal grant to purchase 182 electric vehicles (EVs) for the fleet and install EV charging stations.


DOTs Keep States Moving Through Snow & Ice

Limited vehicle replacement budgets challenge state Departments of Transportation in their goal to keep their snow removal fleets in top shape.



Fein - JMC USA 90 Magnetic-Based Drill

The JMC USA 90 allows a 3/8” inch ratchet to be fitted on either side of the drill while maintaining a low weight for ease of handling in constricted situations, such as working on vehicle frames.


Larson Electronics - Portable Gas-Powered Generator

The generator is powered by a durable air cooled overhead engine. Its 4-gallon all-steel tank provides up to eight hours of runtime at half load and can power electronic devices.



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