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Photo via Pixabay. Forecast of Operating Costs for CY-2015
If one word could describe the forecast for CY-2015 operating costs, it would be "flat." The upbeat forecast is for gasoline and diesel prices to slightly decrease, while maintenance and tire costs are predicted to remain stable.
Prices for Replacement Tires Stabilize in CY-2014
Replacement tires are the third-largest fleet expense category. In recent years, there have been year-over-year price increases for replacement tires. A key reason for current, stable tire pricing is less volatility in commodity costs.
Commercial Fleet Maintenance Costs Remain Flat in CY-2014
Maintenance costs have decreased in the past 12 months with the primary reason being increased vehicle quality. But, there are concerns about vehicle complexity, part prices, labor rates, and soft costs such as driver downtime.
Photo via Mitsubishi. Forecast of Operating Costs for Medium-Duty Trucks in CY-2015
The operating cost forecast for medium-duty trucks is stable for the upcoming calendar year, with fuel economy and cost reduction the top concerns.
Operating Costs Flat for Second Consecutive Year
Gasoline and diesel prices, on average, in 2014 are virtually the same as in 2013, with some variances depending on region. Similarly, PM costs are flat and stable commodity prices have contributed to less volatility in tire prices.

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PHOTO: Air Lift Company Colorado/Canyon RideControl Air Spring Kit The adjustable air springs work with the existing leaf spring suspension to provide up to 2,000 pounds of load-leveling capacity. View more info
SC-6 Six-Station Battery Charger PulseTech's SC-6 is a six-station HD recovery charger designed to recover, charge, maintain, and desulfate from one to six 12-volt lead-acid batteries. View more info
CS5 Ultra/Grand Touring Tire Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.'s CS5 Touring tire offers several technologies in W-, V-, H- and T-Rated sizes. The tire is offered as the Ultra Touring and Grand Touring. Cooper has added a wear square visual indicator, coupled silica compound, 3D micro-gauge siping, asymmetric tread design, and Stabiledge technologies to the CS5. View more info
Water Pump With the addition of new part numbers to its line of premium performance water pumps, FMI Automotive has increased its vehicle coverage, now including the Ford F-150 pickup. View more info
PHOTO: Robert Bosch, LLC Urea Diesel Filter Robert Bosch LLC announce the addition of a total of 30 new part numbers to its braking, fuel injection, fuel pump module, and filtration lines including urea diesel filters. View more info

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Managing Government Mandates
For fleet managers, nothing is more important than keeping vehicles running and productive. Maintaining vehicles, including repair, upkeep, and downtime, has a huge impact on a fleet’s bottom line. A proactive, preventive maintenance program helps fleet managers keep vehicle repair costs to a minimum. Find out how you can stay on top of your vehicles’ service needs in this eBook.
How to Control Repair Costs, Reduce Vehicle Downtime and Streamline Your Maintenance Process
A well-maintained fleet is an efficient, productive fleet – but it doesn’t maintain itself. This eBook offers practical ideas and techniques for lowering repair costs, reducing vehicle downtime, and keeping your fleet in top operating condition.

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