Ford to Retrofit 1.4M Explorers for Exhaust-Leak Prevention

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October 18, 2017
Telematics Implementation in the Federal Fleet

A 2015 executive order mandated that by March 2017, new federal fleet vehicle purchases would include telematics. Have federal agencies complied?


Ford to Retrofit 1.4M Explorers for Exhaust-Leak Prevention

The automaker addresses customer concerns raised by recent reports of carbon monoxide leaks in upfitted Ford police vehicles.



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.


S.D. County May Use E-30 Fuel

Brown County, S.D., will develop a plan to use a 30% ethanol blend — E-30 — in its fleet vehicles. The move would help drive the local agriculture economy and reduce costs.


N.C. EMS Saves With Remounted Ambulances

Remounting old boxes on new chassis cost Scotland County EMS about $115,000 less than if it were to buy two completely new units.


Calif. County Takes Delivery of Rescue Boats

The San Bernardino County (Calif.) Fire Department has placed in service two fire and rescue boats. The vessels will be used to fight fires, to support ground-based operations, and for rescue operations.


Safety Tip: Avoiding Crashes in Parking Lots

AAA offers advice on how to stay safe and avoid collisions in parking lots.


John Deere - 650K With SmartGrade

The integrated Topcon 3D-MC2 Grade Control System improves job site accuracy and work quality, delivering precise grading performance while eliminating vulnerable external masts and cables.


Terex Utilities - Optima Series

The Optima TC, TCX, HR, and HRX series feature enhancements to payload capacity, responsiveness, and range for Hi-Ranger aerial devices.



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