There is an avalanche of new electric vehicles slated to hit the market in the next couple years. There are over 100 new models slated to hit by 2022 from the Big Three, the major imports, and from a lot of new start-ups.
Most of the key players in the fleet market are either stuck at home or working in an office but unable to travel. So we’re changing our business model to help maintain the flow of information until things get back to the way they were.
Staying on top of industry trends to keep up with the intricacies of fleet can be a full-time job all by itself, and to be a top performing fleet requires a little forward thinking and anticipation.
The fleet market is leading the charge on making real gains in efficiency and safety with telematics, in-cab video, and safety technologies that are available today.
Thanks to the strong economy that the U.S. is enjoying, U.S. commercial companies have been able to invest more money into their fleets, and strong fleet sales are a reflection of that.
It’s impossible to attend great fleet events like AFLA and not get caught up in why is has helped make the industry so great, but equally exciting is seeing how much the association is ready to take on the evolving industry that is fleet.
You are missing out on some potentially game changing information when you don’t get out to meet regularly with your peers.
If you are like most fleet managers, you establish a depreciation schedule when you put your vehicles in service and probably never think about it again until it’s time to pull it out of service and send it to auction. Maybe it’s time you took a more active view toward managing depreciation.
Fuel economy has been and will be the guiding force for change for the manufacturers as well as for our politicians for the near future.
By the end of next year, there are supposed to be over 50 types of plug-in electric vehicles for sale in the U.S. At some point in the recent past, it appears that everyone decided the time is now for electric vehicles.
Fortunately, underneath the endless piles of fleet paperwork and daily roadblocks that can make fleet a struggle often lays passion for the industry.
If you are feeling a little overwhelmed by the latest fleet technology, the fire hose of data your vehicles are generating, or by senior management questions about the latest headlines regarding autonomous, electric, or fuel cell vehicles, rest assured you aren’t alone.
While all-electric trucks have their clear benefits, they still have some hurdles. Conventional trucks will continue to play a major role in fleet, regardless of the latest craze, and shouldn’t be ignored.
Change is coming fast and furious to the fleet market. Staying on top of all the new trends and technology is a full time job for most fleet managers.
We’re about to launch the most audacious stage for the company yet as the Bobit family has decided to sell the family business to Westport, Conn.-based Gemspring Capital.