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October 6, 2017

Growth of Crossovers & Compact SUVs in Fleet Is a Global Phenomenon

Crossover utility vehicles and compact SUVs represent the fastest growing segments in the global automotive industry in every region of the world, impacting both retail and fleet sales

September 9, 2016

Commercial Vehicles Drive Rebound in Australian Sales

Commercial vehicle sales drove a rebound in Australian vehicle sales in August, which increased 4.6% over August 2015 figures, according to a report by the Australian Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries.

July 8, 2016

Defining the Size of the ‘Fleet’ Market Isn’t Always as Easy as it Looks

'Automotive Fleet' defines a fleet as any commercial or public entity that operates 15 or more vehicles or buys 10 or more vehicles in a single calendar-year.

February 16, 2016

Commercial Fleet Sales in Canada Forecast to be Flat in 2016-CY

Automotive retail sales in Canada hit a record of 1.89 million new vehicles sold in calendar-year 2015. This is the third consecutive year of record retail sales in Canada. Commercial sales, on the other hand, were a different story. Cumulative sales in the commercial fleet market were flat year-over-year compared to 2014. The forecast is more of the same for CY-2016.

September 18, 2015

Hyundai Expands Commercial Fleet Market Share

Hyundai has been hard at work over the past five years keeping a focus on commercial fleet. Five years later, we catch back up to see how things are coming along.

May 27, 2014

Turkish Tire Market On the Upswing

The automotive tire market in Turkey is seeing growth and recovery from the global recession and European debt crisis, according to a new research report that predicts a 9 percent compounded annual growth rate for the market.

February 25, 2014

UK Fleet Group Urges End of EV Tax Hike

Ambitious Government plans to make the UK the world leader in electric car adoption could be hampered by its decision to increase company car benefit-in-kind tax on those vehicles by 500 percent in 2015/16 with a further rise due in 2016/17, according to a UK fleet association.

February 25, 2014

New Zealand Companies Form Fleet Management Partnership

International Telematics Limited (ITL) and Telecom New Zealand’s ICT services division Gen-i have signed a “machine-to-machine partnership deal that will see the telematics company utilize Telecom’s mobile network for its fleet management solutions.

September 4, 2013

GM Says Commercial Fleet Sales Up Slightly in August and Government Sales Down

Automotive Fleet wanted to find out more about how different fleet segments performed in the month given the change for the month and spoke with James Cain, senior manager, executive and sales communications for GM.

July 8, 2013

Manheim Says Falling Mid-Size and Compact Car Resale Prices Hurt Performance for Commercial Fleets

Manheim has released a report on used-vehicle sales for the first half of 2013, noting that wholesale used-vehicle prices have fallen 3 percent year-over-year, which is more in line with resale prices historically.

July 8, 2013

MY-2014 Buying Inclinations Point to Improving Economy

Commercial fleet managers report improving business conditions, which will increase new-vehicle ordering in the 2014 model-year compared to the prior year. Fuel efficiency continues to be the primary selection criterion for fleets.

July 8, 2013

2014-MY Fleet Incentives

Ford, General Motors, Chrysler, Audi, BMW, Isuzu, KIA, Mazda, Nissan, Subaru, Toyota, and Volvo have released their commercial fleet incentives on select 2014 models, ranging from $200 to $8,500.

July 1, 2013

The State of Commercial Fleet Management in 2013

Despite a few negative trends, the 2013 calendar-year, on the whole, promises to be a good one for the commercial fleet management industry. Here what I foresee for the balance of the calendar-year.

June 4, 2013

Why Mainstream Industry Knowledge Can Help You With Your Job

Everyone has a budget these days. Everyone has a CFO or boss of some kind who wants you to do more with less. You’re expected to defend your turf. Here’s how to become a star.

May 1, 2013

Nominations Open for 2013 Professional Fleet Manager of the Year

Automotive Fleet magazine is now accepting nominations for the 2013 Professional Fleet Manager of the Year Award. Submissions are due by Monday, June 3. The Professional Fleet Manager of the Year award is sponsored by Wheels and the Automotive Fleet & Leasing Association (AFLA).

April 3, 2013

State of the Commercial Fleet Market in 2013

The most recent run-up in fuel prices and its ongoing price volatility is the top challenge facing fleet managers. Other ongoing issues are cost-control, sustainability, and minimizing liability exposure, such as distracted driving.

March 20, 2013

Auto Truck Group Awarded Ship-To for Nissan

Auto Truck Group recently was awarded ship-to codes for Nissan. The ship-to codes are applicable for Nissan commercial vans and trucks.

October 5, 2012

2012 AFLA Attendance Stays Strong

The 2012 annual conference for the Automotive Fleet & Leasing Association (AFLA) featured strong support by commercial fleet managers, comprised of industry veterans managing large fleets.

July 9, 2012

Commercial Fleet Buying Intentions for MY-2013

Although 2013 is shaping up to be comparable to 2012, some commercial fleets are increasing vehicle orders due to improved business or accelerating replacement schedules to take advantage of the strong used-vehicle market.

June 26, 2012

AFLA Details 2012 Conference Speaker Lineup

ST. PAUL, MN – The Automotive Fleet & Leasing Association (AFLA) has announced its speaker lineup for its 2012 annual conference, which will be held Sept. 10-12, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency Hill Country in San Antonio, Texas.


Fleet Incentives

Determine the actual cost of owning and running a vehicle in your fleet. Compare vehicles by class and model.


Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Todd Ewing from Verizon Connect will answer your questions and challenges

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Fleet Management And Leasing

Jack Firriolo from Merchants will answer your questions and challenges

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Fuel Management

Bernie Kanavagh from WEX will answer your questions and challenges

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