March 2012

Fleet Car Maintenance Costs Remain Flat in 2011-CY

There has been an ongoing trend toward flat maintenance costs for the past three years. A number of fleets replaced vehicles early to take advantage of the strong resale market in the 2010 calendar-year, which helped keep a lid on preventive maintenance costs for CY-2011, as the average age of fleet vehicles in operation decreased with an increased number of older units taken out of service.