The City has acquired 329 vehicles in order to be better equipped to deal with service delivery issues. Speaking during the unveiling at the City's Fleet Workshop in Bosman Street, the Executive Mayor of Tshwane, Cllr Stevens Mokgalapa, said the new fleet would assist the City in responding quickly to service delivery issues, such as burst pipes or power outages.
The new fleet of vehicles is fully City-owned and will increase efficiency and responsiveness. Cllr Mokgalapa believes that the procurement of the new fleet of vehicles is noteworthy in improving the City's mandate of accelerating service delivery to residents.
The new fleet of 329 comprises sedans, double cab and single cab vans, minibuses and armoured trucks.
The fleet will be allocated among the following departments:
- Tshwane Metro Police Department (TMPD)
- Group Financial Services (Revenue Management)
- Utility Services Department (Water and Electricity)
- Environment and Agriculture Management Department
- Economic Development and Spatial Planning Department
Cllr Mokgalapa said he is happy with the new assets as they will benefit residents.