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Fleet Salaries

Salaries for commercial fleet managers and staff

Global Fleet Overview

Global fleet statistics from Automotive Fleet's Fact Book issues.


PDFs of fleet safety statistics from Automotive Fleet's Fact Book issues.

Vehicle Registrations

This section provides you with PDFs of fleet registration data.


U.S. Fleet Statistics by Industry Segment


Operating Costs

Fleet Leasing and Management

From the Automotive Fleet Fact Book

Executive Vehicle Share of Commercial Fleet Sales

Fleet Incentives

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

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How to Become a Fleet Data Mastermind
Neither fleet nor data are sexy topics. In trying to talk about both and how to best manage fleet data can make anyone want a career change. So how can you become a fleet data mastermind without feeling like you need a special degree — and a lot of coffee?
Are You Scared of Driver Monitoring Myths?
The gap between myth and reality of driver monitoring and safety can make a huge impact on your business' risk exposure. Learn how you can avoid three common myths that can put your business at risk
Mobile Distractions and Driving: The New Exposure in Fleet Liability
Employees who bring mobile phones and other devices into your vehicles create an unaddressed liability, putting your organization at serious risk financially and legally. Forward-thinking fleets are proactively eliminating this risk, taking steps to ensure drivers aren’t using mobile devices while on the road.
Harnessing the Power of Big Data for Fleet Management
In this article, we will discuss what big data is and how to harness its power to gain insight into business activities, discern actionable items, and ultimately take your fleet further.
6 Reasons Why Electronic Logging Can Benefit Your Business
Feeling saddled with an endless number of compliance rules that are slowing you down? Rest assured: it does get better.


Market Trends

Mike Antich
Increased Demand and Rail Delays Create Upfitter Logjam in MY-2015

By Mike Antich
One challenge for both the 2015- and 2014-MY has been the increased volume of fleet vehicles going to upfitters, which has resulted in capacity constraints. With the increasing demand and growth of the commercial truck and van segments – particularly among utilities and service industries – the percentage of upfitted vehicles is growing. Upfitters are feeling the pressure of increased demand.

High-Roof Vans Causing OTD Delays

By Mike Antich

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Driving Notes

Paul Clinton
2015 Lincoln MKC 2.0L FWD

By Paul Clinton
Lincoln offers the MKC in several configurations. We tested the model powered by the 2.0-liter inline-four EcoBoost engine that delivers its 240 hp via a 6-speed automatic transmission.

2015 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel

By Mike Antich

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Nobody Asked Me, But...

Sherb Brown
The Fleet Manager Is Still Here to Stay

By Sherb Brown
Fleet management will always be a critical role in any business or public entity that relies on vehicles regardless of the title of the person making the decisions.

Merger Mania Hits Fleet Market, Again

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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