Yearly Archives: 2014


Westward Industries News

Minneapolis launches new GO-4's for street line painting

2014-07-16T16:44:17-05:00 July 16th, 2014|Categories: News|

Most Midwestern cities still rely on paint for crosswalks, although Minneapolis uses it more than others. Ninety-eight percent of Minneapolis’ markings are painted, compared with 80 percent for St. Paul’s 2,000 marked crosswalks. Milwaukee, Madison and Des Moines each hovered around 80 percent in a recent Minneapolis survey of other cities. He learned how to lay [...]

Genetec LPR on Aspen GO-4's – Case Review

2014-07-09T14:25:59-05:00 July 9th, 2014|Categories: News|

Genetec AutoVu License Plate Recognition - Helps City Of Aspen To Combat Parking Violations AutoVu allows parking enforcement officers to enforce time-limit regulations without leaving the enforcement vehicle   The city of Aspen, Colorado, at an elevation just shy of 8000 feet, is a popular ski and snow destination resort. It draws a large tourist population [...]

Thank you all for visiting us at IPI 2014 in Dallas

2020-01-11T04:31:31-06:00 June 11th, 2014|Categories: News|

We can sum it up by simply saying what a wonderful show. The first day especially was absolutely buzzing.  After several years of Westward not attending the IPI it was a real treat to meet so many of you for the first time.  The feedback at the show was overwhelmingly positive as well as inspiring. We [...]

City of Manhattan Beach & Pasadena – Back to GO-4s

2014-05-12T18:36:56-05:00 May 12th, 2014|Categories: News|

We are delighted to receive orders from both Manhattan beach and Pasadena, California. Members at the City of Pasadena parking division were very happy to hear the GO-4 is in full production.  After trying right hand drive JEEP's for a short period of time,  operators realized the entry access and turning radius of the vehicle were not [...]

City of Santa Monica places order for 4 GO-4 EV's

2014-04-01T14:04:08-05:00 April 1st, 2014|Categories: News|

After several days of testing the new GO-4 100% Electric vehicle, city of Santa Monica placed a bid for four units in March.  As of April the bid was awarded to Westward. The unit was tested by several operators in the field, as well as several members of fleet and P.D, and performed very well. Range, [...]

Can GO-4s drive well on snow?

2014-03-22T18:52:06-05:00 March 22nd, 2014|Categories: News|

  Although many may think the GO-4 is simply a 3 wheel vehicle and cannot work well on snow, the truth of the matter is that some of our largest fleets including NYC police are in regions that receive heavy snow through the winter. Many of our smaller fleets are also in cities well known for [...]

Come see us at PIE – Chicago March 16-19

2014-03-08T19:07:56-06:00 March 8th, 2014|Categories: News|

Westward Industries will be exhibiting at the PIE Parking Industry Exhibition in Chicago. "With “The Future of Parking, Today” as its theme, PIE 2014 will feature a keynote presentation from noted parking futurists discussing how the face of parking in America and the world is evolving to reflect changing ideas and attitudes of just what “parking” [...]

City of Las Vegas returns to GO-4's

2014-02-05T15:53:44-06:00 February 5th, 2014|Categories: News|

City of Las Vegas has ordered 4 new units of GO-4s for their parking enforcement needs. After trying Toyota Prius's for several years, operators found them too tiring to enter and exit on a repetitive basis and asked city management to consider returning to GO-4s. We were very pleased to hear, and expect to ship the [...]