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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

Determine the actual cost of owning and running a vehicle in your fleet. Compare vehicles by class and model.

FleetFAQ

Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Todd Ewing from Verizon Connect will answer your questions and challenges

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Fleet Management And Leasing

Jack Firriolo from Merchants will answer your questions and challenges

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Fuel Management

Bernie Kanavagh from WEX will answer your questions and challenges

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Remaining active in the fleet industry for more than 50 years, Ed Bobit is chairman and founder of Bobit Business Media (BBM), Automotive Fleet editor, and a founding AFLA member.

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Blog

Market Trends

Mike Antich
Obstacles to Overcome Prior to a Volume Rollout of Autonomous Vehicles

By Mike Antich
I believe volume penetration of fleets by autonomous vehicles will take much longer to occur than what is predicted in today’s optimistic forecasts. Conceptually, autonomous vehicles are technologically feasible, but, as they say, the devil is in the details. One thing is certain, as we trail blaze new ground, so too will we trail blaze new problems.

Integration of Mobility Management Into Fleet or Vice Versa?

By Mike Antich

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Driving Notes

Paul Clinton
2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

By Paul Clinton
The 2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter is a significantly upgraded van that offers a dizzying array of configurations and meaningful improvements designed to improve productivity for delivering packages or hauling passengers.

2018 Ford EcoSport

By Mike Antich

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Nobody Asked Me, But...

Sherb Brown
Remembering Sundays in St. Louis, Detroit, and Atlantic City

By Sherb Brown
There is just no better opportunity to network, to learn, and to mingle with the best and the brightest than an in-person fleet event.

Adapting to a Changing Tide

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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