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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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Cash Flow Management
Fleet is usually a far cry from a firm’s core business, and the way asset expenses are managed is often overlooked; notably the impact to cash flow.
3 Must-Know Tips to Boost Productivity Within Your Fleet
For fleet owners, managers and operators, being more efficient and productive with the limited amount of time can be imperative in an attempt to boost customer satisfaction and achieve success. These three tips can help get you on the road to accomplishing your goals.
Leasing vs. owning: Which is right for your fleet?
Should you lease or should you own your fleet vehicles? The best answer is: It all depends on your company and its goals. There are obviously many factors to consider. This tip sheet is designed to help you understand the differences between these two approaches and determine which is right for your fleet.
The Disadvantages Service Fleets Face When They Don’t Track their Trucks
Learn how and why your service fleet should leverage a GPS vehicle tracking solution.
Growth Without Waste
Managing a fleet for your growing business.


Market Trends

Mike Antich
The Popularity of Euro-Style Vans to Put Upward Pressure on Euro-Metric Replacement Tire Costs

By Mike Antich
Sales of Euro-style vans exceeded total sales of traditional body-on-frame vans for the first time in 2015. This is an important milestone in the evolution of the fleet van market, but the rapid market share expansion of Euro-style vans will have a near-term impact on replacement tire availability, which, in turn, will exert upward pressure on pricing.

Flat Fuel Prices Forecast to Extend Through 2016

By Mike Antich

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Driving Notes

Paul Clinton
2016 Nissan Altima

By Paul Clinton
Nissan has given its top-selling Altima mid-size sedan a heavy refresh for 2016 for a model that has found a niche mostly among pharmaceutical fleets looking to provide their sales personnel a reliable, fuel efficient model with a bit of pizzazz.

Ram Heavy Hauling Event

By Chris Wolski

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Nobody Asked Me, But...

Sherb Brown
Safety Equipment: Taking the Lead

By Sherb Brown
We bang the drum for fleet safety a lot here at Automotive Fleet. It’s an area of top concern for most of our readers and for most of the suppliers that do business with them.

It's Not Just What You Know

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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