Fleet Management Department

The mission of the Fleet Management Department is to provide high quality, cost effective and sustainable fleet management and maintenance services to our customer departments.

The department operates 25 maintenance and repair facilities to provide fleet services to 22 City departments with a combined municipal fleet total of approximately 12,000 units. The department is responsible for asset management, maintenance and repairs, fueling services, vehicle acquisitions and dispositions, equipment specifications, alternative fuel programs and the shared motor pool program, FleetShare.

About the Director
Vic AyresVictor Ayres was appointed by Mayor Annise Parker as Director of the Fleet Management Department in June 2015. Mr. Ayres has served the City of Houston for over 20 years in various roles. From 1993 – 2006, Mr. Ayres served in various capacities in the Finance and General Services Departments for the City of Houston, leading Fleet Management, Energy Management and Environmental Conservation Teams. He culminated those assignments as the City’s Fleet Manager from 2006 – 2008, where he led and developed comprehensive citywide plans and programs which addressed fleet funding levels, vehicle replacement schedules and fleet information management systems. Prior to his appointment and confirmation, Mr. Ayres served as the Deputy Director in the Solid Waste Department over operations since 2008. 

Mr. Ayres holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Memphis, and a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Houston.


Organizational Structure

Organizational Structure

Vehicle Characterizations

Vehicle Characterizations 

Vehicle Class Fuel Type Total # in Fleet
Light Duty, Classes 1 and 2
GVW up to 10,000 lbs.
Propane
9
  Electric
27
  Hybrid
801
  Unleaded
6,663
  TOTAL
7,500
Medium Duty, Classes 3-5
GVW > 10,000 to 19,500 lbs
Unleaded
276
  Diesel
624
  TOTAL
1,000
     
Heavy Duty, Classes 6-8
GVW > 19,500 lbs.
CNG
1
  Hybrid
25
  Diesel
1,474
  TOTAL
1,500

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