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July 5, 2017

Identifying the Right Funding Options for Your Fleet

Good times, tough times, no matter what the economy brings, when you replace vehicles, somebody must get paid. There are a variety of funding options available to fleets; here are some of them, and how to find the right one.

August 3, 2016

Fleet Sales Increase 5.6% in July

Sales of vehicles to commercial fleets from nine automakers increased 5.6% to 49,464 in July with truck-based vehicles outpacing passenger cars, according to Automotive Fleet data.

July 20, 2016

How Future CAFE Standards Could Affect Fleet Purchasing

Three federal agencies on Monday dropped the 54.5 mpg corporate fuel economy target for 2025, which would ease the burden on car and truck manufacturers to produce a vehicle mix that reaches that level.

April 19, 2016

Consumers Have Positive View of Hybrids, EVs

Consumer attitudes toward plug-in hybrids and pure electric vehicles have have reached a point where more than half of respondents to a new survey said they believed PHEVs are as good or better than gasoline vehicles.

December 7, 2015

Future-Proofing Your Fleet

Fleet management is a complex job; it requires a little forward thinking, a little anticipation, and maybe a crystal ball to help you see the future.

December 2, 2015

Fleet Sales Increase 4.6% in November

Sales of vehicles from nine manufacturers to commercial fleets increased 4.6% to 47,987 vehicles for the month of November with solid growth in car sales and steady truck sales.

November 13, 2015

Subaru Sets 2017-MY Ordering Dates

Subaru has set the dates fleets can order its 2017 model-year vehicles and released estimated delivery months for the vehicles, according to information provided to Automotive Fleet.

November 5, 2015

Safety Equipment: Taking the Lead

We bang the drum for fleet safety a lot here at Automotive Fleet. It’s an area of top concern for most of our readers and for most of the suppliers that do business with them.

November 5, 2015

Fleet Sales Fall 5.6% in October

Sales of vehicles to commercial fleets from nine manufacturers fell 5.6% to 50,800 in October, which reversed a two-month trend of upward sales in the segment, according to Automotive Fleet data.

October 22, 2015

USPS Requests Vehicle Prototypes for Testing

The U.S. Postal Service has requested prototypes from 15 qualified suppliers for a purpose-built delivery vehicle that would replace its aging fleet of Long Life Vehicles (LLVs).

October 16, 2015

PG&E to Invest $100M in EVs, PHEVs

Pacific Gas & Electric will invest $100 million to purchase battery-electric vehicles and gasoline-electric hybrids over the next five years to reduce fuel costs and lower emissions, the nation's largest utility announced Oct. 15.

September 29, 2015

USPS Should Use Mass-Market Vehicles, Report Says

The USPS could save as much as $1.9 billion by using modified, off-the-shelf mass-market vehicles and upgrading its fleet at least once in the next 20-25 years, according to a report from the organization Securing America's Future Energy (SAFE).

September 8, 2015

USPS Considers Euro Fleet Replacement Model

The U.S. Postal Service's Office of Inspector General (OIG) has recommended four best practices and strategies for replacing vehicles based on a study of postal operations in the United Kingdom, Germany, Switzerland, Sweden, and Finland.

July 21, 2015

Volkswagen Announces 2016-MY Fleet Incentives

Volkswagen is offering fleet incentives on 16 car and SUV nameplates for the 2016 model year.

July 17, 2015

Mercedes-Benz Announces 2016-MY Fleet Incentives

Mercedes-Benz is offering fleet incentives on 18 classes and models for the 2016 model year including its passenger cars, luxury SUVs, and a pair of Smart cars.

July 1, 2015

2016 Buying Forecast for Commercial Fleets

Fleet ordering for the 2016 model-year is forecast to be flat compared to the prior model-year. Many fleets have “caught up” with replacing aging vehicles due to extended services during the post-recession model-years slowdown in new-vehicle purchases.

June 16, 2015

10 Elements in Outsourcing a Fleet Safety Program

As the resources and staff fleet managers have available declines, outsourcing for a safety program has become more prevalent.

June 5, 2015

Everybody Is the Best at Something

Reflecting back on the fleet preview season and understanding the responsibilities of fleet managers.

May 18, 2015

Volatile Cab Chassis Sales Outpacing Year Ago Level

Sales and shipments of cutaways, low cab-over-engine and strip chassis trucks moved higher in the first two months of 2015 compared to a year ago, yet 2015 should be as volatile as 2014, according to the NTEA.

May 5, 2015

Fleet Sales Rise 3.4 Percent in April

Sales of vehicles to commercial fleets increased 3.4 percent in April to 66,260 units during a month that registered an increase from March and pushed total fleet sales to 5.9 percent for the first four months of the year.

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