Three new Automotive Student Service Educational Training programs are launching at select community colleges and technical schools across the nation, focusing on high voltage safety systems, hybrid vehicle and BEV diagnostics and repair, and battery service.
June 6, 2022
Telematics solutions first proved their worth by providing transparency into vehicle activity—and the technology has continuously evolved. Today, fleets across industries need a way to maximize vehicle assets and increase personnel productivity as they manage through OEM production delays and supply chain shortages.
June 1, 2022
Which five trends are affecting the increase in fleet expenses? Tune in to this episode of State of the Fleet Industry as Mike Antich examines several factors.
April 11, 2022
Amerit says electric vehicles are the future — and it's going to be ready to help fleets keep them running.
March 11, 2022
Among the factors contributing to increased maintenance expenses has been increased miles driven, supply chain constraint, parts shortages, longer downtime, and a tech shortage exerting inflationary pressures on labor rates.
March 7, 2022
The unified brand brings together a more complete array of services for light, medium and heavy-duty trucks and trailers.
March 3, 2022
It is critical not to lose the customers’ perspectives. What can be overlooked is that the costs captured in a fleet management information system only captures the small fleet portion — not the real costs of the overall organization.
February 21, 2022
The ongoing difficulty in sourcing replacement vehicles is forcing some fleets to extend vehicle service lives beyond normal replacement parameters. As a result, there is an uptick in unscheduled repairs. Also, how is Europe's EV proliferation pressuring future resale values for ICE vehicles? Find out this and more in this video episode of State of the Fleet Industry.
February 15, 2022
Whether your fleet consists of light-duty pickup trucks, medium-duty workhorses, or a mix of everything in between, ensuring trucks are properly maintained keeps costs low and drivers safe.
February 1, 2022
Supply chain constraints make it difficult to get replacement vehicles leading to extended cycling of those currently in service. This is pushing the envelope of warranty coverage that is exacerbated by a shortage of replacement parts.
November 2, 2021
A variety of factors converged to exert upward pressure on preventive maintenance costs, such as longer vehicle service lives due to limited product availability, the ongoing transition to synthetic oils, and higher labor rates to attract scarce technicians.
November 1, 2021
Vehicle idling wastes billions of gallons of fuel annually and sullies the air with pollutants. An eLearning program aims to change fleet drivers’ vehicle idling habits with an emotionally engaging curriculum.
November 1, 2021
Hear Mike Antich explain why model year 2022 product availability will most likely repeat MY 2021 constraints in this episode of State of the Fleet Industry.
October 11, 2021
During calendar-year 2020, fleet maintenance expenses declined year-over-year compared to CY-2019, primarily driven by the COVID lockdowns and customer restrictions on allowing visitors on company premises. In addition, vehicles were under-utilized resulting in unintended additional problems such as flat tires, dead batteries, and rusting brakes.
August 16, 2021
Discover what the current fleet maintenance landscape looks like in 2021, how to avoid long maintenance intervals, as well as avoiding unscheduled maintenance costs in this State of the Fleet Industry Spotlight interview.
August 3, 2021