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City of Sacramento Ranked #2 Leading Fleet for 2015
June 10, 2015
The City of Sacramento Fleet has another plaque to hang on the wall, as they received the award for #2 Leading Fleet at the Government Fleet Expo and Conference!

City of Sacramento Fleet Ranked #1 Best Fleet in North America for 2015!
April 16, 2015
At the NAFA Institute & Expo, the City of Sacramento Fleet was ranked #1 of the 100 Best Fleets in North America.

City of Sacramento Donates a Totaled LNG Refuse Truck to ARC:
March 3, 2015
Rather than salvaging a Liquefied Natural Gas refuse truck, the City of Sacramento decided to give it to American River College to benefit its Heavy-duty Technician Training Program. ARC is now able to strengthen its certificate program by providing hands-on training for natural gas equipment.

March 3, 2015Rather than salvaging a Liquefied Natural Gas refuse truck, the City of Sacramento decided to give it to American River College to benefit its Heavy-duty Technician Training Program. ARC is now able to strengthen its certificate program by providing hands-on training for natural gas equipment.

Driving Sustainability Leads to Greater Fleet Efficiency and Reduced Costs:
January 13, 2015
Since committing to making sustainable choices, the City of Sacramento has learned that rather than costing money, greening their fleet has a direct impact on reducing costs. This allows them to effectively meet city sustainability policy while saving tax payers money. A commitment to sustainability has enhanced fleet optimization efforts and the City of Sacramento is recognized as the #2 Government fleet in North America.

City of Sacramento Receives "Leading the Charge" Recognition from DOE:
November 18, 2014
The City of Sacramento was commended by the Department of Energy "for supporting the development of the national plug-in electric vehicle charging infrastructure and demonstrating leadership by fulfilling the voluntary requirements of the Challenge in 2014".

City of Sacramento Hosts North American Green Fleet Forum & Equipment Expo:
October 8, 2014
The Sacramento Clean Cities Coalition presents the North American Green Fleet Forum October 15-16 at the California Automobile Museum in Sacramento, CA. The two-day event will highlight a National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium (NAFTC) Petroleum Reduction Training, Case Studies and Best Practices from Tom Johnson's nationally acclaimed "The 100 Best Fleets," Sacramento Clean Cities' 5th Annual Clean Technology Forum and Odyssey Day Event, a ZEV ride-and-drive and more!

From Farm to Fork to Fuel:
January 24, 2014
What if all of Sacramento’s agricultural riches could not only make it a foodie destination but also one of America’s greenest cities? What if instead of just being the Farm-to-Fork capital, Sacramento was also the Farm-to-Fork-to-Fuel capital? With a rich food supply also comes a bounty of high-quality organic waste. As cities scramble for ways to be greener and incorporate renewable energy, organic waste in Sacramento is being used to create renewable natural gas that is fueling everything from garbage trucks to street sweepers.

Zonar Data Integration Helps City of Sacramento Fleet Ops Achieve Dramatic Shop Productivity Improvements:
September 23, 2014
“The implementation of Zonar’s applications and the integration of them with our fleet maintenance system play an integral part in helping our fleet operations save money while being more efficient and responsive to our clients (other city departments).”

A Glimpse into the Future of Fleet Management:
June 5, 2014
The technology of the “sharing economy” may be the next great leap for fleet managers.  Fleet managers face extreme logistical challenges – overseeing large numbers of vehicles, where they go, who is driving them, how far they’re being driven, and keeping up with maintenance. Local Motion believes it has found the right combination of modern technology to make more intelligent fleet management possible.

Sacramento & Indianapolis Pledge to Reduce Foreign Oil Dependence Through Joint City Agreement: 
May 26, 2014
Conference of Mayors President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson and Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard entered into a joint agreement, pledging to work together to reduce their respective cities dependency on foreign oil and to share energy-related best practices.  Under the Memorandum of Intent (MOI), signed on May 21st during the 2014 Electric Drive Transportation Association’s Annual Meeting in Indianapolis, the cities agree to work collaboratively on...

New Parking Enforcement Cars Save City of Sacramento $310K
May 1, 2014
A switch to a new parking enforcement vehicle is expected to save the City of Sacramento, Calif., $309,904 over a 10-year lifecycle of the vehicles. The city has purchased eight Ford C-MAX hybrid sedans, replacing the GO-4 Interceptors it has been using for years.

City of Sacramento Fleet Ranked #2 of the 100 Best in North America
On April 9th, 2014 at the largest fleet show, the NAFA Institute & Expo, City of Sacramento Fleet was ranked #2 of the 100 Best Fleets in North America.

City of Sacramento increases alternative fuel use to save $1 million annually
April 7, 2014
The City of Sacramento is consistently recognized among the top ten of the ‘100 Best’ Government Fleets. In this feature the former Fleet Manager, Keith Leech, talks about increasing alternative fuel use to save $1 million annually and how KPI dashboards have helped shop floor technicians understand the importance of their roles. 

City of Sacramento Fleet Named #1 Government Green Fleet for 2013
October 3, 2013
City of Sacramento Fleet received national recognition as the top government Green Fleet in North America being named No. 1 Government Green Fleet at the Green Fleet Conference in Phoenix.

City of Sacramento Fleet Taking the Green Leap
March/April 2014
The City of Sacramento has taken it's "going green" goals to a new level.

Data Integration Boosts Sacramento's Fleet Efficiency
March 10, 2014
“Today, we have business intelligence to make data-driven decisions that support continuous improvement of our fleet operations.” The City of Sacramento fleet of 2,300 vehicles used by fire, solid waste, and recycling, transportation, and parks and recreation departments includes 115 refuse trucks.

Clean Cities Now Celebrate 20 years:
Spring 2013
Cleaner fuel brings benefits to Community - The City of Sacramento runs its entire fleet of 113 refuse haulers on LNG.

City of Sacramento to purchase 53 LNG Refuse Trucks for $15.8 million
August 24, 2011
"The savings anticipated from the reduced operating cost of the 53 new American LaFrance LNG refuse trucks with the Cummins Westport ISLG-320HP are expected to more than cover the annual debt finance payments on a five-year loan," said former City of Sacramento Fleet Manager Keith Leech.

Fleet Parts Management:
November/December 2012
A clear solution to free up technicians, reduce administrative overhead, consolidate purchasing power, reduce mechanics down time and increase parts availability with the right integrated business solution.

Sacramento Fleet Receives Clean Air Award:
May 23, 2011
The City of Sacramento’s Fleet Management division, which is part of the City’s General Services department, received an award from Breathe California of Sacramento that named the organization the 2011 Clean Air Champion Government Award winner.