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Research and Best Practices

Fleet Vehicle Research channel provides all the vehicle product news and statistics in one handy section. Get the latest on what’s new from the OEMs, vehicle descriptions and specs, registration data, the latest on technology advances, and more.

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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

View information regarding fleet incentives and other fleet-related programs direct from the major manufacturers.
 

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Blog

Driving Notes

Stephane Babcock
2014 Ram 2500 ProMaster Cargo Van

By Stephane Babcock
The inside of the ProMaster is cavernous, especially when it's empty. When I clapped my hands after jumping into the driver's seat, the sound reverberated like a bear cave. Settling into the saddle, which keeps you high above traffic after only a minor step up into the van, I was able to easily reach all the bells and whistles

2014 Ram 1500 Tradesman EcoDiesel Pickup

By Mike Antich

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Nobody Asked Me, But...

Sherb Brown
Some Shoes Are Too Big to Fill

By Sherb Brown
Ed Bobit, or Coach, set a high bar for us all and he meant so much to so many industry professionals out there. There's no replacing the Coach, so we're not even going to try.

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Market Trends

Mike Antich
OEMs Improve Quality Hold Process, But More Needs to be Done to Avoid Backlogs

By Mike Antich
The good news is the management of quality holds by OEMs has improved tremendously in the 2014-MY. However, much more still needs to be done. As has been the case for the past several model-years, lengthening OEM quality holds continue to adversely impact fleet order-to-delivery (OTD) times by incurring added costs due to missed residual timing, repair costs to older vehicles still in service, and rental expenses

Increased Demand Creates Backlogs at Upfitters

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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Auto Fleet - February 2014

Here are the Highlights

  • Strategies to Increase Driver Productivity
  • Technology Fuels Productivity for Fleets
  • How C-SPAN Manages a ‘Roaming’ Fleet And much more…