Responding to concerns about carbon monoxide exposure to officers using Ford Police Interceptor Utility patrol SUVs, Ford said today the issues experienced by some law enforcement agencies are a result of improperly sealed holes in the body of the vehicles that were created during the process of upfitting them for police duty.
August 8, 2017
ARI has developed a technology that can precisely measure how long a vehicle is out of service and provide data to proactively manage the reduction of a fleet's total downtime.
November 10, 2016
Havis has released a new whitepaper to guide fleet managers through the process of upfitting and installing in-vehicle equipment to maximize driver comfort and safety, and increase productivity for a positive return on investment.
July 20, 2016
German automaker BMW has beaten California-based Tesla Motors Inc. by winning a contract to supply the Los Angeles Police Department with 100 electric cars.
June 9, 2016
As preparations for hosting Super Bowl 50 got underway, Santa Clara County, CA, turned to GPS Logic Mobile Data Systems to assure a network of emergency vehicles with automated vehicle location, data capture and exchange technologies.
March 1, 2016
AngelTrax, a mobile video surveillance provider, recently debuted a powerful new tool for fleets of any size - the new MotoTrax Driver Behavior feature, designed specifically to help fleet managers instantly identify their riskiest drivers in real time.
February 24, 2016
The Port St. Lucie (FL) Police Department recently completed a 90-day pilot program testing the effectiveness of Derive Efficiency's optimized engine calibration on a portion of their fleet. Since implementation, vehicles in the pilot group have seen an almost 12 percent reduction in idle fuel consumption.
January 8, 2016
The Creek County (OK) Sheriff's Office is putting "In God We Trust" decals on all detective and deputy vehicles, but he said the four words are not about religion.
November 25, 2015
The New York State Police plan to remove higher-mileage vehicles in answer to a complaint filed by the agency's troopers that the vehicles continuously break down.
August 4, 2015
Baltimore Police look at ways to improve safety and accountability in their prisoner transports.
June 4, 2015
Fleet sales are an important part of U.S. automakers' bottom lines, and none have more cachet or higher visibility than a contract with a law enforcement agency.
March 23, 2015
The NYPD wants to replace its fleet of three-wheeled scooters with Smart cars, which will be painted like NYPD cruisers and could roll out en masse later this month.
February 13, 2015
Automotive Fleet, Green Fleet and Heavy Duty Trucking magazines are introducing the first Fleet Technology Expo in Long Beach, Calif., Aug. 24-26.
February 4, 2015
Ford and Telogis will offer a factory telematics system to law enforcement agencies that's designed to reduce hazardous driving by officers, the companies said while announcing the product at the International Association of Chiefs of Police conference in Orlando, Fla.
October 28, 2014
The department operates an aging fleet of 1,291 vehicles riddled with maintenance issues. The vehicles lack technology needed for police work such as rugged computers. For officers, getting an operational vehicle is no sure bet, according to a Police Magazine report. In March 2013, a group of corporations pledged $8 million for new vehicles, enabling the department to replace 100 Detroit PD cruisers.
February 24, 2014