The recent article “New VPD police cars hit the streets” on BigMedicine.ca discussed the Vancouver Police Department\’s new fleet of patrol vehicles, which will be delivered over the next three years. With this new fleet, the Vancouver PD will focus on safety and fuel-efficiency, as well as greener operations through their Code Green sustainability program. The goal of this program is to minimize engine idling without compromising police operations and response readiness.
The Vancouver PD selected the V6-powered Dodge Charger for their new fleet, which will be equipped with the Havis IdleRight2™ idle reduction and fuel management system paired with a remote starter and intrusion alarm. Continue reading New Vancouver Police Department Patrol Vehicles Utilize Havis IdleRight2
New Year, New Strategies, New Opportunities
Havis is excited to start the new year by further strengthening our partnerships and creating new relationships. With our growing ecosystem of partners, we are able to better focus on the central goals of mobile workforces: to increase productivity while decreasing costs and keeping workers safe. By providing high-quality solutions such as equipment mounting, laptop and tablet docking, computing accessories, transport products, and more, Havis contributes to achieving these goals. Continue reading Havis Drives Opportunity in 2014
As we approach the midpoint of this snowy, extremely cold winter, it\’s important to evaluate how the vehicles in your fleet are handling the season. In addition to creating icy, pothole-ridden roads, a harsh winter like this one can put your vehicle at a greater risk for a dead battery. This is because falling temperatures diminish the electrical capacity of your vehicle\’s battery while also increasing the amount of power the battery needs to crank the engine (Reference: “Introduction to Batteries and Charging Systems” by Ralph E. Scheidler).
When one of your vehicle\’s is stuck with a dead battery, it doesn\’t just affect the driver. You may face delayed shipments, increased vehicle maintenance costs, and additional downtime caused by service calls. Continue reading Protect Your Fleet from Dead Batteries This Winter With ChargeGuard