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Forecast of Operating Costs for CY-2015

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If one word could describe the forecast for CY-2015 operating costs, it would be "flat." The upbeat forecast is for gasoline and diesel prices to slightly decrease, while maintenance and tire costs are predicted to remain stable.

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Prices for Replacement Tires Stabilize in CY-2014

Prices for Replacement Tires Stabilize in CY-2014

Replacement tires are the third-largest fleet expense category. In recent years, there have been year-over-year price increases for replacement tires. A key reason for current, stable tire pricing is less volatility in commodity costs.

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Operating Costs Flat for Second Consecutive Year

Operating Costs Flat for Second Consecutive Year

Gasoline and diesel prices, on average, in 2014 are virtually the same as in 2013, with some variances depending on region. Similarly, PM costs are flat and stable commodity prices have contributed to less volatility in tire prices.

Fleet Incentives

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

Video

How to Replace Wiper Blades

How to Replace Wiper Blades

Vehicle wiper blades can take a beating, dealing with rain, snow, dust, mud, leaves, disgusting bug guts, etc. To ensure they stay effective in keeping the windshield clean, you should replace wiper blades two or three times a year -- at least that's what most automakers recommend. Here's a step-by-step explanation of how to change wiper blades, provided by Fairleigh Dickinson University's School of Automotive Enterprise Studies. For the full safety tip, click here.

News

Australian Tire Market Reaches $3.6B

Among the factors driving growth in the Australian tire market are increasing automobile sales, rising automobile fleet size, and favorable government policies in the country.

News

Jordan Municipal Solid Waste Fleets Receive Maintenance Grants

The German Agency and Ministry of Environment will join forces with Jordan’s Ministry of Municipal Affairs and the municipalities of Irbid, Mafraq and Karak to improve solid waste collection systems by training their staff in the maintenance and repair of the motor pools.

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How Car Brakes Work

How Car Brakes Work

This video, produced by ACDelco, offers a simple explanation of how disc brakes work. For the fleet safety tip on recognizing signs of brake trouble, click here.

Product

CS5 Ultra/Grand Touring Tire

CS5 Ultra/Grand Touring Tire

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.'s CS5 Touring tire offers several technologies in W-, V-, H- and T-Rated sizes. The tire is offered as the Ultra Touring and Grand Touring. Cooper has added a wear square visual indicator, coupled silica compound, 3D micro-gauge siping, asymmetric tread design, and Stabiledge technologies to the CS5.

Fleet FAQ

Executive Vice President of eDriving

Ed Dubens

Executive Vice President of eDriving

https://www.edriving.com/fleet/products-and-services/
Chief Operating Officer

Jack Firriolo

Chief Operating Officer

http://www.merchantsfleetmanagement.com/
Vice President of Product Management, Verizon Connect

Erin Cave from Verizon Connect

Vice President of Product Management, Verizon Connect

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

Bernie Kanavagh from WEX

Senior Vice President and General Manager

https://www.wexinc.com

Product

Water Pump

Water Pump

With the addition of new part numbers to its line of premium performance water pumps, FMI Automotive has increased its vehicle coverage, now including the Ford F-150 pickup.

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Pre-Trip Preparation

Pre-Trip Preparation

Liberty Mutual offers a few simple steps you can take before heading out on your next road trip. Attention to detail on such matters as seat positioning, mirror positioning and steering wheel grip can greatly enhance both your safety and comfort.