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Green Fleet Conference 2014

10/29/2014 - 10/30/2014

The annual Green Fleet Conference connects fleet managers from both the public and private sectors who want to learn more about greening strategies and technologies. The conference is scheduled for Oct. 29-30, at theRenaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel in Schaumburg, Ill. The conference provides a resource for vehicle and truck fleet professionals to learn new strategies for lowering cost of ownership, improving fleet efficiency, and staying up to date with the industry's latest technological advances. www.greenfleetconference.com

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Natural Gas Vehicle Conference and Expo

11/11/2014 - 11/14/2014

The NGV Conference and Expo is the largest event focusing on natural gas vehicles in North America. The event is put on by NGVAmerica. For more information, visit the event website here.

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Driving Notes

Stephane Babcock
2014 Ram 2500 ProMaster Cargo Van

By Stephane Babcock
The inside of the ProMaster is cavernous, especially when it's empty. When I clapped my hands after jumping into the driver's seat, the sound reverberated like a bear cave. Settling into the saddle, which keeps you high above traffic after only a minor step up into the van, I was able to easily reach all the bells and whistles

2014 Ram 1500 Tradesman EcoDiesel Pickup

By Mike Antich

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Nobody Asked Me, But...

Sherb Brown
Some Shoes Are Too Big to Fill

By Sherb Brown
Ed Bobit, or Coach, set a high bar for us all and he meant so much to so many industry professionals out there. There's no replacing the Coach, so we're not even going to try.

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Market Trends

Mike Antich
OEMs Improve Quality Hold Process, But More Needs to be Done to Avoid Backlogs

By Mike Antich
The good news is the management of quality holds by OEMs has improved tremendously in the 2014-MY. However, much more still needs to be done. As has been the case for the past several model-years, lengthening OEM quality holds continue to adversely impact fleet order-to-delivery (OTD) times by incurring added costs due to missed residual timing, repair costs to older vehicles still in service, and rental expenses

Increased Demand Creates Backlogs at Upfitters

By Mike Antich

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In Memoriam: Coach's Insights

Ed Bobit
Thinking of the Newbies of the Future

By Ed Bobit
A lot has changed in the past 10-15 years, so we can only imagine this momentum will continue into the next decade-plus. How will this change impact the fleet manager of tomorrow?

Managing a Car vs. Work Truck Fleet

By Ed Bobit

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Auto Fleet - January 2014

Here are the Highlights

  • Analysis of CY-2014
  • Wheels Celebrates its 75th Anniversary
    And much more…