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Automotive Fleet – Issue

February 2017

Cover Story By Chris Wolski
State-of-the-Art Fleet Technology: Telematics

Telematics and GPS technology have come a long way from just reporting positioning. Today’s technology offers fleets a fuller picture of vehicle operations.

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Features

Photo courtesy of istockphoto.com. State-of-the-Art Fleet Technology: Safety

By Andy Lundin

Upcoming safety tech for fleets includes solutions that will preemptively predict potential crashes to ultimately remediate the issue.

Photo courtesy of istockphoto.com State-of-the-Art Fleet Technology: Future Tech

By Andy Lundin

Autonomous vehicles, drone technology, and connected-vehicle systems are just a few concepts that are part of a wave of innovations that could change the way fleets do business.

Photo courtesy of istockphoto.com State-of-the-Art Fleet Technology: Fuel

By Chris Wolski

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.

Photo courtesy of iStockphoto.com. Introducing Xcelerate: Element's New Fleet Management System

By Mike Antich

With fleet data volume expected to increase 50-fold in the near future, Element has built an all-new technology platform based on Cassandra, a highly scalable, high-performance distributed database with advanced analytics.

Photo courtesy of iStockphoto.com. How Drivers Can be Safe and Productive

By Andy Lundin

Proper scheduling and workload balance can bring out the best in a fleet driver.

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Market Trends

Mike Antich
Big Data and Advanced Analytics will Further Intertwine Procurement and Fleet

By Mike Antich
Looking ahead, how will procurement and fleet evolve in the future? My prediction is there will be market forces (both internal and external), along with technological enhancements, that will facilitate a much closer collaboration between the two disciplines using a combination of in-house and outsourced expertise.

Five Technology Trends that will Disrupt Global Fleet Management

By Mike Antich

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Driving Notes

Paul Clinton
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

By Paul Clinton
General Motors may just have a game-changer on its hands with the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV, a lithium-ion-powered hatchback that's fun to drive and provides enough charge to meet most commutes.

2017 VW Golf Alltrack SEL

By Chris Brown

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Nobody Asked Me, But...

Sherb Brown
Are You a Fleet Manager or Are You Just Managing a Fleet

By Sherb Brown
Every fleet is different. Most of the service providers in our market realize this and do their best to tailor their solutions to meet the needs of today’s fleet and purchasing managers. But no one can really understand your organization’s goals better than you.

Five Unpredictions for 2017

By Sherb Brown

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Data Points

Dylan Brown
Does Telematics Branding Translate to Adoption?

By Dylan Brown
We asked over 750 fleet professionals questions about the prevalence of each provider in the market and their brand recognition.

How Fleet Size Dictates Telematics Needs

By Dylan Brown

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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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