December 2018

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2018 Fleet Car of the Year: Ford Fusion

The latest iteration of the Ford Fusion includes a suite of new safety features that are standard across the board. The plug-in hybrid variation also includes a longer electric-only driving range.

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Fuel Prices Increase Fleet Operating Costs

Gasoline and diesel fuel prices have been gradually, but steadily increasing over the past 12...

Higher fuel pricing has been the No. 1 factor contributing to higher operating costs in calendar-year 2018. Since fuel makes up the largest portion of fleet operating costs, it has strongly contributed to the increase in total fleet spend.

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Strategies to Reduce Fuel Spend

More fleets are spec’ing their vehicle selectors to take advantage of fuel-efficient...

Companies are spec’ing selectors to take advantage of more fuel-efficient vehicle technologies, such as higher-speed transmissions, turbocharged smaller displacement drivetrains, and, when possible, downsizing to a smaller vehicle.