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The mining industry in Peru is a major buyer of fleet vehicles. Mining is the dominant sector of the economy accounting for 60% of the country’s exports. Pictured is Las Bambas copper mine in Apurimac, Peru. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.


Peru: State of the Commercial Fleet Market

Imported Chinese brand vehicles are increasing their market share in the small business fleet market in Peru since most models are priced well below the average market price. This has put downward pressure on used-car prices.

The Chevrolet Silverado is available in Chile with five available versions. Photo: GM.


Commodity Prices & Exchange Rates Impact Fleet Market in Chile

Fleet vehicles represent approximately 20-25% of annual new-vehicle sales in Chile. Top buyers of fleet vehicles are in the telecommunications and mining industries, along with political subdivisions, police departments, and military.

The General Motors Gravataí facility, officially known as Complexo Industrial Automotivo de Gravataí (CIAG, for short, or Automotive Industrial Complex of Gravatai, in English). Photo: GM.


Fleet Market in Brazil on the Road to a Long Recovery

The strongest vocational segments operating commercial fleet vehicles are pharmaceuticals, agribusiness, and food corporations. But the majority of fleets in Brazil are smaller, with the average fleet size around 100 units.

Graph developed by Armie Bautista.


Chevrolet Benefits from Reorg of GM South American Operation

GM’s reorganization of its South America regional structure in 2010 by creating three business units, GM Andina, GM Mercosur, and GM Central, have contributed to the growth of the Chevrolet brand as a regional market leader.

Sales of the Holden Colorado in New Zealand were way above its 2016 sales. Photo via Holden.


Record Fleet Sales in New Zealand for the Fourth Consecutive Year

Commercial vehicle registrations in calendar-year 2017 were up 16.9% over 2016. Similarly, total retail sales in CY-2017 were the strongest in the history of auto sales in New Zealand, driven by strong demand for SUVs and pickups.

One large fleet customer in Iraq is the Ministry of Interior (MOI), which has acquired the Chevrolet Tahoe to meet its fleet applications. Photo: GM.


Middle East Fleet Market: A Tale of Three Regions

The economies of the Middle East are coping with lower oil prices and the resulting austerity measures. The downturn impacted many small and medium enterprises, along with multinational corporations serving the oil industry.

Photo courtesy of Mike Antich.


2018 XC40 Launches Volvo’s Small Vehicle Strategy

The XC40 is Volvo’s first small SUV. It is built on a new modular frame that will underpin all future 40 Series models, including fully electric vehicles. The XC40 offers three powertrains, including a three-cylinder engine, a first for Volvo Cars.

Photo of Callahan courtesy of Donlen.


Donlen Rebranding Reflects the Changing Market

Donlen’s future product roadmap is focused on the serving the changing fleet market. It is designed to prepare its fleet clients for trends such as Mobility as a Service, autonomous vehicles, and the movement to a “sharing economy.”

Photo courtesy of Getty Images.


ARI Pushes for Open-End Leases in Europe

Technological advancements, as well as regulatory changes, may change the criteria of how fleets in Europe will decide between a closed-end or open-end model.

ARI and Royal Mail formed a strategic cooperation agreement in April with the primary goal of providing around the clock maintenance management services for cars, vans and trucks. Photo: ARI


ARI, Royal Mail Bolster Fleet Productivity with Alliance

The postal service company and ARI formed a strategic alliance to assist fleets in the United Kingdom with maximizing compliance and minimizing downtime via the services that the organizations have to offer.



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