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Nobody Asked Me, But...

Sherb Brown, former vice president and group publisher for Bobit's AutoGroup, provides a seasoned perspective on the fleet industry. Sherb is involved in several auto industry associations.

All Charged Up

Companies like Tesla are generating billions of dollars in support for their new product launches.

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.

Fleet on the Rebound

We’re working around the clock here to help keep those channels open and keep the flow of...

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.

Stay Out of My Lane

Photo of Waymo's fully self-driving Jaguar I-PACE electric SUV 3.

Let’s get a framework in place and a legislative plan that allows us to develop autonomous vehicle technologies without putting lives at risk in the short term.

Wrapping Up Another Year

Thanks to the strong economy that the U.S. is enjoying, U.S. commercial companies have been able...

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.

The Next Chapter

Dave Durepo, president of AFLA, speaks during the final day of the 2019 AFLA annual corporate...

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.

Keep Realistic Fleet Expectations

If you don’t stay on top of the latest developments in mobility, battery technology, autonomous vehicles, and telematics, you are subjecting yourself to the whims of senior management who may be making decisions based on the latest trendy news.

Fair and Balanced

The mainstream media may have sold out lock stock and barrel to the fringe elements but as a fleet decision maker you still have some tremendous resources that you can rely on.

Fleet Is a Full-Time Job

The fleet management companies, the telematics providers, the upfitters, and the general service providers in our market can offer you some wonderful advice, but the only person who can really tie it all together is a fleet manager.

Remembering the Coach

Three years have gone by since our founder Ed Bobit passed away. In many ways it feels like an eternity but in other ways it feels like he was just here yesterday. He was a larger-than-life force and left quite an impact on me, and on the fleet industry.

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