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Posted on: May 9, 2023

Online City Auction 2023

City of Durham Auction Announcement

Auction will be held online at 6 p.m. on Monday, June 19, with a preview and inspection of the items for sale on Saturday, June 10 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. The auction is being held because the City of Durham has accumulated enough surplus vehicles and eq...

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Posted on: May 2, 2023

Fleet Management Places 21st on 100 Best Fleets List for 2023

Fleet truck with 100 best fleets recognition

The 100 Best Fleets in the Americas program recognizes public and commercial fleets in North, South and Central America. It identifies fleets with increased performance, innovation and improvements in the industry. 

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Additional Info... Fleet Management (internal)
Posted on: April 14, 2023

Fleet Management Welcomes First Student Intern with Plans to Add More

Fleet Intern speaking with Fire Maintenance Supervisor

When you think of City-provided services, you likely envision firefighters racing to an emergency call, or garbage trucks picking up carts in your neighborhood. These vital services couldn't happen without vehicles and equipment supported by a team of peo...

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Posted on: March 29, 2023

Heavy Team Spotlight

Kelly Powers repairing a heavy duty vehicle.

Our vehicles & equipment don’t fix themselves! Our Heavy team keeps our street sweepers & motor graders in shape!Street sweepers clean streets & keep contaminants from our drinking water. Motor graders help remove s...

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Heavy Team Hard at Work Fleet Management (internal)
Posted on: March 29, 2023

National Biodiesel Day

City of Durham truck in a Durham neighborhood.

March 18th is the National Biodiesel Day. City of Durham has 1300+ City vehicles.

Our Transportation, Public Works & Solid Waste vehicles collectively traveled more than 3 million miles in one year!

They're partially fueled by a biodiesel blend of soybe...

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Fleet vehicles fueled by biodiesel blend Fleet Management (internal)
Posted on: March 29, 2023

Service Team Spotlight

James Minor completing a preventive maintenance on a vehicle.

Our vehicles include snow plows, buses, police cars, fire trucks & more.Our Fleet Management Department handles each vehicle's preventative maintenance schedule.Fleet Maintenance Technicians James & Joel are part of our service t...

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Join our Team Fleet Management (internal)
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Fleet Spring Intern

Spring Intern at Fleet

We're happy to have Durham Technical Community College student Qwinton Fontenelle join our Fleet Management Department as an intern!Our Fleet team provides maintenance services for police cruisers, fire trucks, refuse trucks, sn...

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Meet Our New Intern Qwinton Fontenelle Fleet Management (internal)
Posted on: December 19, 2022

Durham Debuts Electric Sports Utility Vehicles

Debut of Electric Sport Utility Vehicles in City Fleet

New in 2023, Durham residents could see Fire or Police branded electric sports utility vehicles on the roads. The vehicles arrived in Durham at the Fleet Department in late 2022 and should be in full service by the end of Spring 2023. The City’s...

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