Automotive Fleet views itself as a facilitator to provide a platform for different voices from the industry to sound-off on today’s challenges. This regular column is designed to encourage discourse for fleet professionals to let their voices be heard to their peers and other industry professionals. Here is what is top of mind for fleet professionals concerning vehicle remarketing, electrification, and fuel management.
July 25, 2021
Three all-new global fleet industry honors will be presented October 28 at the Global Fleet Management Conference in Miami., which will be held Oct. 26-28. The three awards are the Global Fleet Icon Award, the Global Fleet Visionary Award, and the creation of the Global Fleet Hall of Fame.
July 22, 2021
Element Fleet Management Corp. has entered a home charging agreement with Qmerit, a North American network of EV charger installers, allowing Element clients to outsource home-based EV charger installations wherever their fleet drivers live.
July 20, 2021
The UK mail and parcel delivery service, Royal Mail will boost the total amount of electric vehicles operating within its fleet to 3,300 and will be deployed for use within ultra-low emission zones - such as the London Capital - Clean Air Zones, and green cities.
June 25, 2021
At the recent Berlin climate conference, Audi's CEO revealed a plan to launch only all-electric models on the global market starting in 2026, and to phase out production of internal combustion engines by 2033.
June 24, 2021
GM will pull ahead construction of two new Ultium battery cell plants in the U.S.,
and has plans to expand and accelerate the rollout of EVs for retail and fleet customers, and deploy self-driving technology at scale through its Cruise subsidiary.
June 21, 2021
The wind and solar farm projects in Germany are expected to feed an additional 5 terawatt hours of green power into the grid by 2025.
June 21, 2021
With a goal to transition 30% of deliveries to zero emissions by 2030, the City of Seattle's partnership with BrightDrop and others will pilot a sustainable neighborhood delivery hub to test new vehicles, delivery models, and technologies for last-mile operations.
June 18, 2021
Integrated fleet management, services, and scalable charging solutions optimize depot, on-route, and at-home charging to keep all fleet vehicles charged and ready.
June 16, 2021
The Shyft Group plans to bring to market an all-electric, purpose-built Class 3 chassis platform designed to serve a wide array of medium-duty truck markets, from last-mile delivery fleets to work trucks, passenger buses, recreational vehicles, and more.
June 8, 2021
The Renault Arkana comes with a new E-TECH 145 hp hybrid engine with 230V 1.2kWh battery.
June 2, 2021
John O’Leary, the new chief at Daimler Trucks North America, talks about the challenges of a booming truck market, the launch of new vocational and electric trucks, its parent company, and more.
June 2, 2021
The VNR Electric models from Volvo Trucks North America are the first zero tailpipe emission, battery-electric Class 8 trucks to be deployed in Albertsons' company-wide fleet.
June 1, 2021
The answers will dictate site design, energy management considerations, software needs, home charging requirements, and fleet policy updates. Without the proper attention, fleet operators face ballooning and unexpected costs.
May 20, 2021
New registrations in Germany are experiencing an electrification boom. In the first quarter of 2021, almost one out of four (24%) newly registered passenger cars was equipped with an alternative powertrain - and this figure is even higher on the fleet market.
May 19, 2021