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Maintenance Spend Increased 3-5% in 2018

During calendar-year 2018, passenger vehicle maintenance expenses increased 3-5% year-over-year...

Average repair spend per unit increased 3-5% in calendar-year 2018, primarily due to higher labor rates and part prices. Also, PM costs were up due to the shift to more expensive synthetic oil and higher replacement tire prices.

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Replacement Tire Costs Increased 8% in 2018

A key reason for the price increase was due to the increase in price for the raw materials used...

Upward cost pressures on replacement tires have emerged in 2018, due to higher cost for the commodities used to manufacture tires and the trend to larger diameter 17- to 18-inch wheels, which are more expensive to replace.

Fleet Incentives

Determine the actual cost of owning and running a vehicle in your fleet. Compare vehicles by class and model.

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Deciding to Repair or Replace Run-Flat Tires

Run-flat tire repair procedures recommended by the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA)...

What should a fleet professional know when utilizing assets with run-flat tire versus a non-run-flat tire? According to mounting and balancing equipment manufacturers and tire manufacturers the consensus is a run-flat’s unique construction makes them more difficult to mount and demount.

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Mazda, Hyundai Excel with Lowest Repair Costs

The 2017 Hyundai Tucson (shown) recorded the lowest average repair cost of $67.

Mazda, Hyundai, Toyota, and Audi have received top marks for reliability and a low cost for repairs, according to data from automotive repair data and diagnostic solutions provider CarMD.com Corp. The findings came in the 2018 CarMD Vehicle Health Index Make and Model Reliability Rankings.

Fleet FAQ

Fleet FAQ? Fleet Safety & Risk Management

As a 14-year CEI veteran, Brian Kinniry is the driving force behind the company’s...

Senior Director, Strategic Services

Brian Kinniry

Senior Director, Strategic Services

http://www.ceinetwork.com
Associate Vice President, Strategic Partners

Sherry Calkins

Associate Vice President, Strategic Partners

https://www.geotab.com/
Vice President

Tom Coffey

Vice President

http://www.merchantsfleetmanagement.com/
Senior Vice President and General Manager

Bernie Kanavagh from WEX

Senior Vice President and General Manager

https://www.wexinc.com