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Automotive Fleet – Issue

May 2017

Cover Story By Andy Lundin
Top 10 Strategies to Reduce Fuel Spend

These are some of the tried-and-true methods that fleets should consider when looking to reduce fuel costs.

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Highlights of the 2017 Fleet 500
By Andy Lundin

Automotive Fleet has published its annual Fleet 500 magazine, which features a breakdown of the 300 largest commercial fleets in the nation.

Features

Ford Fusion Hybrids account for 78% of ADP’s North American sales fleet. These vehicles achieve about 44 mpg in the city and 41 on highways. Photo courtesy of arvind govindaraj via creative commons ADP Converts North American Sales Fleet to Hybrid Electric

By Eric Gandarilla

Four years ago, ADP began converting its fleet to more fuel-efficient and less-polluting vehicles. Eventually, the company decided to convert its entire fleet to hybrid-electric vehicles.

Photo courtesy of Eric Gandarilla. The Value of a Fleet Accident Packet

By Andy Lundin

The document provides fleet drivers with a method to effectively report details related to an automobile accident, which can help prevent issues regarding liability.

Photo courtesy of istockphoto.com Ways to Retrieve Company Vehicles from Ex-Employees

By Daryl Lubinsky

Proper communication between various fleet stakeholders is key to preventing instances in which a former employee is unable to return a company vehicle.

Graphic representing a portion of Global SafeDriver Alliance's reach courtesy of Global SafeDrive Alliance. Global SafeDrive Alliance Addresses Global Fleet Safety

By Stef Verheijen

The Alliance allows multinational companies to come to one provider to manage their entire global fleet from a single platform. It is comprised of The CEI Group, CEPA SafeDrive, and VVCR.

Fleet Incentives

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Fleet Tracking And Telematics

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Blog

Market Trends

Mike Antich
The Future of Fleet is Managing the Connected Vehicle Ecosystem

By Mike Antich
In the next decade, the term "fleet management" will soon become inadequate to fully define the scope of our industry and it will be viewed as an anachronistic label. Today's vehicle connectivity megatrend will be the catalyst of an expanded fleet business model focused on managing a new connected vehicle ecosystem. This fleet ecosystem will encompass not only the vehicle, but also the mobile workers and, more importantly, the work they performed and the tools they use.

Fleet Will Need to Reinvent Itself as a New Vision of Fleet Management Emerges

By Mike Antich

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Driving Notes

Paul Clinton
2018 Volvo XC60

By Paul Clinton
The 2018 XC60 arrives as the mid-size sibling of the XC90 in a stylish update that includes a bevy of new safety features, infotainment tech, and a well laid-out cabin.

2018 Mercedes Benz GLS450 4MATIC

By Chris Brown

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Nobody Asked Me, But...

Sherb Brown
Ready or Not, Electrification is Coming

By Sherb Brown
We’re not where we need to be with battery technology and the whole herd seems to be betting that a magical new solution will appear in time to save us all. I sure hope they are right.

Fair and Balanced

By Sherb Brown

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Data Points

Dylan Brown
What Are the Most Valuable Services Offered by FMCs?

By Dylan Brown
What do fleet managers value in their relationships with fleet management companies? The answer may surprise you.

Demand More From Your Fuel Card Provider

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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