Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Enters Next Generation

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April 18, 2018
OMNIA Partners Purchases U.S. Communities

OMNIA Partners, parent company of National IPA, is purchasing U.S. Communities, which will merge two national government cooperative purchasing groups.


Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Enters Next Generation

The next-generation Chevrolet Silverado is slated to release later this year. General Motors has placed a big emphasis on the needs of its fleet customers for this next-generation truck.



Autocar Trucks to Receive First Cummins X12 Engines

Autocar Trucks is the first North American OEM to introduce Cummins' new X12 engine to the refuse market. Autocar claims the engine will enable customers to haul more than 700 pounds additional payload while delivering almost $11,000 in fuel savings over the life of a truck.


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Chevin Hires Former Fleet Manager of the Year

Bill Griffiths, the 2015 Public Sector Fleet Manager of the Year, has joined Chevin Fleet Solutions as its VP of global consulting & client services.


Mercedes-Benz Details 2019 Sprinter's Telematics Offering

Mercedes-Benz will offer eight factory telematics packages with its third-generation 2019 Sprinter that allow fleet managers to better track preventive maintenance, routing, and driver behavior with the full-size van, the company has announced.


Ford Boosts Tech on 2019 Focus

Ford's redesigned Focus will go on sale in North America in 2019 with a suite of new driver assist features, and will be available in Europe and China later this year.


Fuel Contamination Believed to Cause Engine Failures in Florida

The City of West Palm Beach, Fla., has 36 police cars with engine failure, and fleet staff are pointing to diesel fuel found in the city’s unleaded gasoline tanks.


Share Your Great Fleet Idea at GFX

All public sector fleet professionals are invited to submit an idea that has improved efficiency in the fleet operation, whether it's in the shop, on the field, or before vehicles are even purchased.


Jacobsen - TR Series Trim Mowers

The Jacobsen TR320 and TR330 feature superior slope capability and maneuverability to navigate tight spaces and challenging terrain.


John Deere - 1600 Turbo Series III Wide-Area Mower

John Deere’s updated 1600 Turbo Series III wide-area mower includes the addition of a Final Tier 4 (FT4)-compliant engine.


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