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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 Salary Statistics

Salaries for commercial fleet managers and staff.

Global Fleet Statistics

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

Safety Stats

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

Vehicle Registrations 2006 - 2012

This section provides you with PDFs of fleet registration data.

Remarketing Stats

This section provides you with PDFs of remarketing data for the fleet industry.

U.S. Fleet Statistics by Industry Segment

Maintenance Statistics

Operating Cost Statistics

Fleet Leasing and Management Statistics

Executive Vehicle Share of Commercial Fleet Sales



Fleet Incentives

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

WHITEPAPERS

The Three Best Ways to Use Technology for Asset Security
Whether you are managing a fleet of 20 or a fleet of 20,000, keeping your vehicles and other assets secure is a top priority. Theft and unauthorized usage are two of the biggest issues to address when considering asset security.
Improving the ROI of Driver Safety: Best Practices for Driver Risk Management and Fostering a Culture of Driver Safety
What do businesses need to know to proactively address driver risk and safety issues? How do they connect the dots between all the available driver data to better understand their level of risk? And what programs can they put in place to foster safe driving behaviors and create a culture of safety in their organizations?
The Four Most Effective Ways to Improve Fleet Safety
As a company whose business requires putting drivers out on the road, it’s likely that steps are already in place to instill better safety practices. But are you doing enough? A variety of factors can influence safety, and there are measures you can take to increase the safety of your drivers.
How GPS Vehicle Tracking Can Transform Fleet Management
If you employ a fleet of vehicles – whether five, 500, or 5,000 – you’ve likely heard of global positioning system (GPS) vehicle tracking technology. This innovative “telematics” technology can transform the way you manage your fleet, resulting in significant cost savings, productivity enhancements, and other operational improvements. Learn more how you can transform you fleet management with GPS vehicle tracking with this eBook.
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Fleet Managers across the country are quickly turning to GPS tracking software for all of the benefits the technology offers, but many of them don’t know how to introduce the program to their employees.
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Driving Notes

Stephane Babcock
2014 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 Van

By Stephane Babcock
The 2014 Sprinter features a 2.1L four-cylinder BlueTEC diesel engine as standard equipment, which quickly picked up to highway speeds as soon as I made my way onto Southern California's San Diego (405) Freeway.

2014 BMW 328d xDrive Sedan

By Chris Wolski

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Market Trends

Mike Antich
The Curse of Running a Well-Managed Fleet

By Mike Antich
A fleet manager’s capabilities and expertise can be easily overlooked by executive management, especially when a fleet is well run. When fleet runs smoothly, it tends not to be on the radar of senior management, who, often, are not aware of the required behind-the-scenes expertise. However, the biggest curse to running a well-run fleet is that it sometimes breeds complacency. Here's how to avoid it.

OTD Concerns Due to Surge of Oil Shipped by Rail

By Mike Antich

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Coach's Blog

Ed Bobit
Sometimes, a Mystery is Nothing More than an Enigma

By Ed Bobit
In late February, virtually every member of the NAFA office staff received a new or additional assignment and a new title to go with it. All to meet the goals of their "very aggressive strategic plans" (no specifics identified).

The Shortest Distance from Point 'A' to Point 'B'

By Ed Bobit

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Business Fleet Magazine - September/October 2013

In This Issue:
Here are some of the Highlights:

  • Latest Upfits for new Cargo Vans
  • Making the Case for In-House Maintenance
  • What to Do (And Not To Do) After a Highway Breakdown
    And much more…