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October 6, 2017

New Vehicle MPG Flat in September

The average fuel economy of new vehicles sold in September remained unchanged from August at 25.3 mpg, according to Brandon Schoettle and Michael Sivak, researchers from the University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI).

October 5, 2017

September Commercial Fleet Sales Increase 25%

Sales of vehicles to commercial fleets from eight manufactures increased 25.7% to 51,112 in September units with strong sales in the truck category, according to Automotive Fleet data.

September 6, 2017

New Vehicle MPG Falls to 25.3 in August

The average fuel economy of new vehicles has decreased by 0.1 mpg in August, to 25.3 mpg, from July, according to Brandon Schoettle and Michael Sivak, Ph.D., researchers from the University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI).

September 5, 2017

U.S. Fleet Upfitting Industry Experiencing Uptick in Consolidation

The fleet industry in the United States is no stranger to acquisitions and mergers as we have witnessed with the decades long consolidation occurring among fleet leasing and management companies, automotive OEMs and their suppliers, and daily rental companies. The same holds true for the upfitting industry, which, in the first eight months of 2017, witnessed an uptick in acquisitions.

September 1, 2017

August Commercial Fleet Sales Surge 12.6%

Sales of vehicles to commercial fleets from eight manufactures increased 12.6% to 52,439 in August units with strong sales in the truck category, according to Automotive Fleet data.

August 18, 2017

New Vehicle MPG Increases to 25.4

The average fuel economy for new vehicles increased 0.3 mpg to 25.4 mpg in July from June levels as a result of a lower proportion of pickups offered, according to the University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI).

August 4, 2017

Commercial Fleet Sales Flat in July

Sales of vehicles to commercial fleets from nine manufactures were flat in July, declining 0.6% to 49,158 units mostly due to a decline in passenger car sales.

August 2, 2017

Michigan Ranks Highest in Car Insurance Rates

Michigan is the most expensive state for car insurance, while Maine, Ohio and Idaho with their large swatches of rural areas are the least expensive, according to Insure.com.

July 7, 2017

New Vehicle MPG Falls to 25.1

Increased production and sales of pickup trucks and SUVs is lowering the average fuel economy for new vehicles, which fell 0.2 mpg to 25.1 mpg in June, according to the University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI).

June 29, 2017

Peak SUV: Red-Hot Segment Poised for Slowdown

After five straight years of market-share gains, the SUV segment may be poised for a slowdown, according to a new analysis from Edmunds.

June 27, 2017

Inside the 2017 Fact Book

Automotive Fleet's 52nd annual Fact Book has arrived with an array of statistical data covering aspects of fleet management such as operating costs, maintenance costs, safety, remarketing, personal use, and surveys of fleet lessor portfolios.

June 27, 2017

Wholesale Auction Business Grew 4.6% Last Year

Wholesale auctions sold 9.8 million vehicles worth $100 billion in 2016 with the majority coming from dealer consignment, according to the National Auto Auction Association (NAAA). The association has been surveying its members for 20 years.

June 15, 2017

Used Fleet Lease Vehicle Prices Fall in May

Prices consignors booked from off-lease fleet vehicles fell 0.2% in May, but remain up 3.5% from a year ago, Tom Kontos wrote in his monthly Kontos Kommentary.

June 6, 2017

New-Vehicle Fuel Economy Remains at 25.3

The May value is up 5.2 mpg since October 2007, the first month of monitoring by UMTRI. This value is 0.2 mpg below the peak of 25.5 mpg from August 2014.

June 1, 2017

Commercial Fleet Sales Increase 3.3% in May

Sales of vehicles to commercial fleets from eight automakers increased 3.3% to 67,744 units, a reversal from several months of declining sales this year, according to Automotive Fleet data.

May 15, 2017

Report: Self-Driving EVs Will Dominate Roads by 2030

Self-driving electrified vehicles will dominate U.S. roads in 13 years, while gasoline-powered vehicles will remain but represent only 5% of all consumer miles driven, according to a new report from RethinkX.

May 5, 2017

New-Vehicle Fuel Economy Rises to 25.2 MPG

The average fuel economy of new vehicles sold in April reached 25.3 mpg, which was a 0.1 mpg increase from March, according to the University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute.

April 6, 2017

New-Vehicle Fuel Economy Reaches 25.2 MPG

The average fuel economy rating of new vehicles sold in March reached 25.2 mpg, which was a 0.1 mpg increase from February, according to the University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI).

March 31, 2017

2017 Fleet Salaries

Automotive Fleet's bi-annual Fleet Manager Salary Survey revealed that a majority of fleet managers make between $60,000 and $90,000, with the most common average being $72,500. View charts showing salary broken down from education level to compensation by geographical region. Read the full story here. Illustrations by Armie Bautista.

March 11, 2017

Mobility Management as a Change Agent Will Transform Fleet

In Europe, they are asking the question: What is the next evolution of fleet management? A growing number of European fleet professionals believe the concept of “mobility management” will transform fleet management.

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