Bill Gibson, director of national sales for ELMS, passed away on August 26, 2021, in Orlando, Fla., following a brief illness. Gibson is best remembered for his fleet career at General Motors, where he retired on April 30, 2011, as director, sales for General Motors Fleet & Commercial Operations. He worked at GM for 38 years, which included 21 years in GM Fleet & Commercial Operation, which included rental, commercial, and global fleet sales.
August 28, 2021
Paul Kasbar was named commercial fleet account manager for Volvo Car USA effective April 2021. Kasbar is based in the San Francisco Bay area. Prior to joining Volvo Car USA, Kasbar worked for Element Fleet Management as vice president, sales, a position he held from January 2015 to March 2021.
April 28, 2021
Jim Creighton, vice president, strategy for the Holman Strategy Office, retired from Holman Enterprises on March 1, 2021, capping a 38-plus-year career with the company. Creighton started his fleet career with ARI, also a business unit of Holman Enterprises, in January 1983 where he worked for 32 years.
April 26, 2021
Carolyn Edwards was named head of sales and marketing at Masterack in Atlanta, Ga. Previously, Edwards worked for 29 years with LeasePlan Corp. N.V. and LeasePlan USA, most recently as director of vehicle acquisition for LeasePlan USA and prior to that as senior vice president of client success.
January 13, 2021
Even during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Enterprise Fleet Management vehicle portfolio has grown and it is bigger today than it was pre-pandemic. The forecast for 2021 is positive as its forward-order volume remains robust.
December 15, 2020
Holman Enterprises is the parent company of ARI, Auto Truck Group, and Kargo master, along with four other business units. Interviewed is Chris Conroy, a past ARI president and new Holman president and COO.
December 14, 2020
Joseph Holman, chairman emeritus of Holman Enterprises, passed away on Dec. 12. He was 93.
December 16, 2019
Matt Dyer discusses his strategy as CEO of LeasePlan USA centered on the Customer First program, implementing a digital transformation roadmap, creating flexible mobility solutions, and sustainability with a focus on EVs.
December 11, 2019
Fleet order-to-delivery times for model-year 2019 increased in comparison to those in MY-2018. Delays were caused by rail constraints, plant downtimes, truck driver shortages, production capacity strains, and early order cutoffs.
September 24, 2019
Increased fleet orders for trucks and vans created backlogs at upfitter facilities, increasing lead times and missed ship-thrus. A shortage of rail autorack carriers further delayed deliveries. Despite this, order-to-delivery for most units was similar to 2017.
October 2, 2018
Since the start of its business transformation strategy 18 months ago, LeasePlan USA has assembled an all-new leadership team. The business is addressing three key mega trends: the transition to subscription services, digitalization and zero-emission mobility.
July 30, 2018
The mission of Lyft Business is to help organizations of all sizes design transportation solutions for their employees and customers. Lyft Business works closely with partners to identify solutions that address specific challenges in their industries.
June 26, 2018
Globally, over half of all registered vehicles are owned by businesses. Driving electric vehicle utilization among businesses can play a large role in accelerating the adoption rate of electric vehicles for everyone worldwide.
April 25, 2018
With more than 1.7 million vehicles under management in 32 countries, LeasePlan can be used as a microcosm to identify emerging trends at multinational fleets, such as mobility management and vehicle electrification.
March 30, 2018
Ten subject-matter experts provide a deep dive analysis of the top factors that influenced 2017 model-year deliveries. The analysis is based on a survey of 137,034 vehicles delivered in MY-2017, representing 103 different models.
October 2, 2017