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
General Motors is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its successful relationship
with Mary Kay in providing career cars as incentive rewards to the company’s
national network of independent beauty consultants.
April 1, 2019
In addition, General Motors fleet sales to governmental political subdivisions were up 5% in 2017. This was the first time in 25 years that commercial and government sales for GM have been greater than daily rental deliveries.
March 1, 2018
GM kicked off its annual product meeting buoyed by 30 consecutive months of commercial fleet sales growth.
August 19, 2016
Peper talked about GM’s re-entry into the low-cab forward market, along with its suite of other commercial products. He reaffirmed continued production of Express/Savana, as evidenced by new powertrain upgrades in the pipeline.
May 9, 2016
Jim Shepherd, retired General Motors fleet account executive for Northern California, passed away on Feb. 3. He was 73.
March 31, 2016
More than 850 fleet managers and fleet suppliers had an opportunity to test drive 180 GM vehicles at the company's 2016 Fleet Preview.
August 27, 2015
In the 2016-CY, Chevrolet will offer six low-cab forward models in the Class 3-5 GVW segments. The models will be procured from Isuzu and badged as Chevrolets.
June 15, 2015
The entry of all-new vans will generate a host of upfit packages, offering new shelving/bin options for walk-in applications and high-roof configurations. These new models, along with new pickups, will re-energize the upfit market.
January 2, 2014
More than 400 fleet managers gathered in Orlando to learn about GM’s new product offerings, including the debut of the City Express Van and the all-new Impala sedan.
July 2, 2013
Ed Peper, newly named general manager for GM Fleet & Commercial Operations, will focus on growing sales to commercial fleets and municipalities, while managing rental car volume to keep residual values high.
April 17, 2012
On primitive Arizona roads and the GM Proving Grounds, the new 2007 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickups demonstrated their durability, strength, comfort, and fleet-friendly features.
January 1, 2007
Known as Commercial SVM (Special Vehicle Manufacturer) Available Inventory, the new Web application resides on www.gm-fleetworld.com, a password-protected Web site operated by GM Fleet & Commercial Operations.
January 1, 2001