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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.

Safety

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

Vehicle Registrations

This section provides you with PDFs of fleet registration data.

Remarketing

U.S. Fleet Statistics by Industry Segment

Maintenance

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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Saving Millions by Preventing Accidents and Reducing Net Expenses
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Fleet Management Technology for Improved Driver Safety and Customer Service
There is a general awareness among business owners that adoption of fleet management technology can pave the way for improved efficiency and increased productivity. But lesser known is how this technology can impact driver safety, customer service and ultimately, the bottom line, by driving new and prospective business opportunities.
5 Steps to Hiring - and Keeping - Great Drivers
Are you finding it difficult to find new drivers? Do your current hiring standards exclude inexperienced drivers due to the increased accident risk? Is your driver qualification and training process disorganized and difficult to maintain?
Continuous Driver Monitoring Made Easy
Read how implementing a proven Driver Risk Management solution with national coverage and continuous monitoring saved these three companies money, lowered driver risk, and helped create safer communities.
The Four Pillars of Efficient Fleet Utilization
Strategically improving fleet utilization requires looking at each individual vehicle’s utilization so you can make incremental changes that add up to larger savings. How does one handle the complexities involved with this?

Blog

Driving Notes

A.J. George
2015 Chevrolet Tahoe PPV

By A.J. George
Chevy's Tahoe patrol vehicle is fast and nimble, it corners well, and it has a good turning radius. It's also comfortable, offers a higher vantage point than a patrol sedan, and can carry a lot more gear than a car.

2015 Golf SportWagen TDI

By Paul Clinton

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Nobody Asked Me, But...

Sherb Brown
The System is Still Broken

By Sherb Brown
Looking back on the problems that plague the OEM vehicle ordering and delivery process. And deciding what can be done to repair this broken system.

Everybody Is the Best at Something

By Sherb Brown

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Market Trends

Mike Antich
Impact of Chinese Truck Tires on Fleet Aftermarket

By Mike Antich
One factor driving the deluge of Chinese exports of replacement truck tires to the U.S. is China's immense tire production overcapacity. In 2015, China manufactured 120 million tires, with an overcapacity rate of almost 25 percent. The influx of Chinese truck tires is also having a detrimental effect on the tire retreading industry, because many of these “bargain” tires have only one life because they cannot be retreaded.

Why Element Wants to Buy the Fleet Businesses of GE Capital

By Mike Antich

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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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