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Mexican Telematics Market is Fragmented but Growing

C.J. Driscoll & Associates has released its 148-page “2016-17 Mexican Telematics Market Study,” a comprehensive report details the state of telematics use in Mexico, including market penetration, types of fleets using telematics, and the major players.

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37% Annual Inflation Rate Batters Fleet Sales in Argentina

In addition, there has been a 20% decline in fleet sales in neighboring Uruguay. The peso has depreciated and the government has decreased fleet purchases.

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Chile and Peru Economies are Benefitting from Low Oil Prices

Peru is one of the fastest growing economies in Latin America, and the economy of Chile is ranked as a high-income economy by the World Bank.

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Political and Economic Turmoil Contracts Auto Market in Brazil

Automotive sales declined 28.6% year-over-year during 1Q 2016. In the fleet market, all major OEMs are using various financial incentives to defend their market shares. The 2016 forecast is that there will be 123,000 fleet sales.

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New Zealand Fleet Market Conditions for CY-2016

Despite economic headwinds dampening demand for its exports into China, auto sales in New Zealand during calendar-year 2015 hit an all-time record for commercial and retail vehicles. Sales continued to be strong in early 2016.

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Commercial Sales Increase 2.8% in Canada despite Economic Headwinds

As oil prices have dropped, the growth in fleet sales has shifted from the oil-rich provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan to the manufacturing provinces of Ontario and Quebec, which have influenced the types of vehicles acquired.

Chart courtesy of General Motors.

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The State of the Australian Commercial Fleet Market

Although acquisition costs are a key factor for vehicle selection decisions, fleet application, fuel economy, CO2 emissions, safety, and overall TCO continue to play important roles in the purchase decision-making process.

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The U.S. Commercial Fleet Market Continues to be Strong

The forecast is that the commercial fleet market in the U.S. will remain strong well into the 2017 calendar-year. Stimulating this ongoing business activity is steady growth in the national economy, low fuel prices, and low interest rates.

Chart courtesy of General Motors.

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Analysis of Q1, Q2 Fleet Market Conditions in Brazil

Brazil is in a political and economic crisis that has caused the country’s auto market to shrink 27% in 2015-CY, and is forecast to shrink another 13% in 2016. Fleet sales have also decreased, but at a slower pace than retail sales.

Michael Bieger, senior director of global procurement for ADP, gives a presentation about creating a global fleet organization to a packed house at the 2015 Global Fleet Conference in Miami. The Global Fleet Conference returns to Miami in 2017.

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Global Fleet Conference Registration Opens Nov. 1

Registration for the Global Fleet Conference 2017 will open on Nov. 1, 2016. The Global Fleet Conference has sold out each of the previous four years, so mark your calendar and be ready to make your plans to attend.

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