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
Week Three of the month-long 2021 Global Fleet Experience, held virtually, will feature on Thursday, May 20, 2021, a “deep dive" market reports on Brazil and Mexico and EV strategies for North America, Europe, and Australia/New Zealand.
May 19, 2021
This regular column is designed to encourage discourse for fleet professionals to let their voices be heard to their peers and other industry professionals.
March 9, 2021
The E-Transit is available in eight body-style configurations, including cargo van, chassis cab, and cutaway versions, with three roof heights and three body lengths. The E-Transit cargo area is the same as the current gasoline-powered Transit van.
December 16, 2020
A new commercial vehicle (CV) strategy is being implemented by Ford to make commercial vehicles a larger part of its business. Executing this new strategy is Ted Cannis, general manager, Commercial Vehicles for the U.S. and Canada.
November 18, 2020
This strategy includes a new fleet ordering system for FMCs, an expanded lineup of electrified vehicles, simplified processes to allow dealers to better serve fleet customers, and the launch of a new dealer program geared to small business fleets.
October 21, 2020
The initial costs of alternative-fuel vehicles can sometimes be prohibitive, so the mindset when acquiring these vehicles should be in the long-term.
January 15, 2020
For many fleets, aligning governmental mandates with the vehicles that OEMs offer creates a difficult task. This is especially true for fleets that operate a mix of light-, medium-, and heavy-duty vehicles.
January 14, 2020
As more and more manufacturers release new electric vehicles, EV interest has been renewed among fleets.
January 13, 2020
Corporate sustainability initiatives continue to be a strong trend at many companies, but are tempered by the limited product availability of zero-emission vehicles capable of fulfilling a cross-section of fleet applications.
January 9, 2020
Despite limitations in some fleet applications, most companies are open to the idea of adopting electric vehicles (EV) to make their fleet operations more sustainable by reducing their carbon footprint and reducing GHG emissions.
July 18, 2019
Mark Buzzell is no stranger to fleet. As the prior president and CEO of Ford of Canada, one of his key responsibilities was managing its Canadian fleet business. Buzzell understands fleet and recognizes its importance to Ford.
March 27, 2019
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
Corporate sustainability initiatives continue to be strong, but this strategy is tempered by infrastructure constraints and the limited availability of low- or no-emission OEM-built vehicles capable of fulfilling varied fleet applications.
April 25, 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