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February 28, 2018

Quanta Services Names Meisel VP of Fleet Management

Dave Meisel was named vice president - fleet management for Quanta Services, Inc., which is headquartered in Houston, Texas. He assumed this position in September.

January 31, 2018

Altec Recalls Cranes for Load Control

Set to begin Feb. 15, the recall covers 122 Altec AC40-152S cranes in the 2014 to 2017 model years.

January 22, 2018

Terex Recalls Aerial Devices for Platform Control

The safety recall, which covers 1,526 devices, is expected to begin Feb. 28.

January 1, 2018

DTE Energy Names Director of Southeast Michigan Gas Operations

Mark Johnson leads a team at DTE Gas responsible for maintenance and repair of the natural gas distribution system in Southeastern Michigan.

September 28, 2017

Mercedes-Benz Vans Tests Drone-Delivery Program

The Matternet M2 drones used in the pilot can carry packages of up to 2 kilograms (4.4 pounds) over distances of up to 20 kilometers (12.4 miles).

September 4, 2017

Kentucky Water Utility Hires Fleet Services Administrator

Wayne Dunn was named fleet services administrator for One Water MSD/LWC in Louisville, Ky. He assumed this position in June.

August 25, 2017

Automated Drone Inspections Offered for Electric Utilities

Sharper Shape’s ADI Flight Planner software automatically creates accurate 3D models of powerlines using LiDAR data and creates optimized routes for automatically inspecting utility assets.

June 30, 2017

7M Plug-ins to Hit the Road by 2025, Report Claims

A new report from the Edison Electric Institute and the Institute for Electric Innovation projects more than 7 million plug-in vehicles will be on U.S. roads by 2025, representing 7% of all vehicle sales and 3% of all registered cars and light-duty vehicles.

February 7, 2017

European Utility to Electrify Entire 3,500 Vehicle Fleet

Vattenfall announced it is switching its entire light-duty fleet to battery-electric vehicles. The utility, which serves parts of Sweden, the Netherlands, and Germany, will replace 3,500 vehicles over a five-year period.

January 20, 2017

PG&E Appoints Senior Manager of Fleet Operations

Michael Daniels was promoted to senior manager fleet operations at Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E).

December 26, 2016

Pacific Gas and Electric Names Senior Manager, Fleet Engineering

Keshav Sondhi was named senior manager - fleet engineering for Pacific Gas and Electric Company in Davis, Calif.

May 6, 2016

General Electric Names Fleet and Travel Manager

Bridget Clark was named fleet and travel Manager at General Electric in Windsor, Conn.

April 15, 2016

NYC Surveys Truck Fleets About Safety Practices

New York City has singled out food delivery service Fresh Direct and private utility Con Edison as standout fleets that have implemented numerous safer-driving practices.

June 16, 2015

2015 International WorkStar 7300 SFA 4x4

Not too long ago, I had the opportunity to take an International WorkStar 7300 4X4 off-roading at Navistar’s recently acquired New Carlisle, Ind., proving grounds.

December 18, 2014

Terex Recalls Work Platforms for Fire Risk

The units may not have enough structural support for the fuel tank, which could eventually result in contact between the tank and trailer axle.

September 24, 2014

Altec Recalls 51 Trucks for Fire Risk

The aerial device and digger derrick trucks are equipped with a battery equalizer that may be susceptible to electrical fire because of an epoxy sealing compound.

September 10, 2014

Altec Recalls Digger Derrick Trucks for Winch Drum

The recall, set to begin this month, affects 67 2010-2012 model-year D2000 and D3000 boom tip winch digger derrick trucks.

August 28, 2014

S.C. Utility Begins Adding CNG Trucks

The Lancaster County Natural Gas Authority in South Carolina has begun replacing gasoline-powered Ford F-150 pickup trucks with bi-fuel F-150s as the utility plans to replace its entire fleet in six years, according to its general manager.

July 20, 2014

Terex Recalls 42 Utility Truck Aerial Devices

In these trucks, cracks might form in the truck frame or at the first cross brace behind the cab.

July 7, 2014

Altec Recalls Aerial Devices for Electrocution Risk

The utility truck aerial devices may allow electricity to be conducted through the boom after water seeps into the fiberglass layers, according to NHTSA.


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