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June 21, 2017

Forecast Is for Fuel Prices to Remain Low for the Foreseeable Future -- Maybe Longer

Conventional wisdom in the fleet market is often wrong. If we roll back the calendar, the conventional wisdom about fuel prices was that there would be ebbs and flows in price per gallon rates, but the overall price trajectory would trend upward. The flaw with conventional wisdom is that it only works when no new variables are inserted into future projections. A case in point is the shale oil revolution, which now has experts predicting oil prices will remain flat for the foreseeable future.

June 14, 2017

WEX Partnering with Gas Buddy on Fuel Data Pact

WEX Inc. will offer crowd-sourced fuel station location information to consumers as part of a new partnership with smartphone app GasBuddy under a strategic partnership focused on the retail gasoline market for consumers.

March 13, 2017

Derive Efficiency Hosts Track Day

On March 3, Derive Efficiency hosted a track day for public and private fleets and the media, showing the differences in performance between a stock vehicle and one calibrated for optimum efficiency.

February 15, 2017

Jaguar, Shell Offer In-Car Fuel Payments

Jaguar will offer an in-car payment app in three 2018 model year vehicles that will allow drivers to pay for fuel through the vehicle's dashboard touchscreen at Shell service stations, the automaker announced.

February 14, 2017

State-of-the-Art Fleet Technology: Fuel

Fuel is perennially one of the top fleet expenses. Thanks to an array of technology, fleet managers now have the means to get the most fuel for their dollars.

December 16, 2016

Orpak Acquires Brazilian Fuel Management Company

Orpak Systems, a solution and service provider for retail gas stations and commercial fleets, has acquired Brazilian fiscal fuel station management software provider Microsffer.

November 18, 2016

Operating Costs Flat for Fourth Consecutive Year

With fuel representing 60% of a fleet’s total operating costs, lower fuel prices are keeping overall fleet costs flat. Also, vehicle build quality is high, curbing maintenance costs, and lower commodity prices have stabilized tire prices.

November 11, 2016

WEX Identifies Fuel Overspending by Industry

Retail industry drivers purchase more premium fuel and higher-priced fuel on average than other industries, while telecommunications, insurance and government fleets keep overspending in check, according to data from WEX Inc.

November 3, 2016

Colonial Pipeline Expected Back Online by Saturday

The Colonial Pipeline Co. hopes to bring a significant gasoline supply line back online by Saturday, less than a week after a blast that could reduce gasoline supply to the Southeast and Northeast, Reuters has reported.

May 6, 2016

50 Ways to Reduce Fuel Spend

Keeping fuel spend low is the No.1 challenge fleet managers face. The fluctuation in gasoline and diesel prices over the past few years has given fleet managers a sobering reality check on how quickly the price of fuel can cause operational budgets to hemorrhage.

April 19, 2016

Geotab Adds Custom Fleet Management Reports to MyGeotab

Geotab announced the introduction of eight custom fleet management reports for its MyGeotab software platform that will offer fleet managers more comprehensive insights and actionable data.

April 12, 2016

WEX App Provides Access to Driver Fuel Accounts

WEX Inc. has announced the launch of Fleet SmartHub, an app designed to give fleets mobile access to their drivers’ fuel accounts to help improve business efficiencies, reduce late fees, gain operational insights, and control unauthorized driver spending, according to the company.

November 3, 2015

WEX Introduces Cloud-Based Fleet Analytics Platform

WEX Inc. has introduced ClearView, a cloud-based fleet analytics and benchmarking platform that combines fuel and vehicle data with proprietary analytics to create insights that save fleets time and money, according to the company.

November 3, 2015

Operating Costs Flat for Third Consecutive Year

A number of variables are keeping fleet operating costs flat, primarily the dramatic drop in fuel prices that began three years ago, but also extended maintenance intervals, and lower commodity prices to manufacture tires.

October 16, 2015

Operating Costs Flat for Third Consecutive Year

Calendar-year 2015 marks the third consecutive year that fleet operating costs have remained stable compared to the past three years, primarily due to the continuing softness in gasoline and diesel prices. Replacement tires, the second highest operating cost, were stable due to the ongoing softness in commodity prices, primarily rubber and oil, while increased maintenance intervals contributed to lower maintenance costs for fleets. The forecast is more of the same for CY-2016.

August 4, 2015

Fleetio Introduces Mobile Fuel Tracking App

Fleetio has launched Fleetio Fuel, a native mobile application allowing fleets to quickly track fuel data. Fleetio Fuel is the first fuel tracking app designed specifically for fleets and allows drivers to log fuel in seconds using a mobile phone or tablet.

July 1, 2015

Donlen Adds Fuel-Station Locator to Mobile Apps

Donlen has released new updates to its FleetWeb Mobile and DonlenDriver Mobile apps that allow fleet managers and drivers to gain access to a new intelligent fuel station find feature.

June 5, 2015

Chicago Fleets Saved 25M Fuel Gallons Last Year

The commercial and government fleet members of the Chicago Area Clean Cities saved more than 25 million gallons of petroleum in 2014, which reduced fuel consumption and improved air quality, according to the group.

March 9, 2015

MiX Telematics Adds Customers in Brazil

Three fleet organizations in Brazil – from different industries – have recently implemented a MiX Telematics solution to boost efficiency and safety within their transport fleets.

November 12, 2014

Analysis of Fleet Fuel Spend Trends in CY-2014

Fuel prices remain stable with the continued shift to smaller displacement engines and increased oil production in the U.S. One unintended consequence may be the emergence of driver complacency to maximizing fuel economy.

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