The City of Albany, Ga., plans to purchase six bucket trucks and one line truck for its city-owned utility. Five of these trucks will replace older models, and two will be used to accommodate additional crews.
The cost for utility fleets to buy a light-duty bucket truck has risen significantly in the past nine years, according to newly released data from Utilimarc.
Stew Taylor was named fleet manager for the Coachella Valley Water District in Indio, Calif.
CPS Energy has announced the purchase of 34 XLP Plug-In Hybrid Electric Ford F-150 pickup trucks, the largest purchase of plug-in F-150s by any utility or private company to date, according to CPS.
The system includes fuel storage, pumps, and intuitive fuel and fleet management software that connect vehicle data with fuel consumption, an analytics dashboard and EcoChem’s patented fuel processing system that re-refines the degraded fuel, purifying, stabilizing and enhancing it to its own branded, High Performance Clean Diesel (HPCD).