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Ford's 2020 Explorer: Enhanced Fleet Capabilities

Ford's 2020 Explorer: Enhanced Fleet Capabilities

Redesigned from the ground up, the 2020 Explorer’s RWD architecture offers improved on- and off-road abilities and increased towing capacity. When powered by the 3.0L EcoBoost engine, it is the most powerful Explorer ever.

July 19, 2019

Corporate Fleet Electric Vehicle Acquisition Strategies

Corporate Fleet Electric Vehicle Acquisition Strategies

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

Ongoing Strong Economy to Bolster 2020-MY Fleet Orders

Ongoing Strong Economy to Bolster 2020-MY Fleet Orders

The majority of fleets report new-vehicle acquisitions will continue to be elevated due to strong business growth, comparable to MY-2019, with most forecasting an increase or continuation of similar order volume in MY-2020.

July 16, 2019

Trucks Are Corporate Assets, but so too Are Drivers & Technicians

Trucks Are Corporate Assets, but so too Are Drivers & Technicians

Over the years, work trucks have evolved into mobile offices equipped with a variety of in-cab devices, however, these devices and equipment take space, creating an increasingly cramped cab, restricting the body movement of a driver, which can potentially lead to ergonomic injuries.

June 28, 2019

Fleet Managers Need to Hone the Art of Self-Promotion

Fleet Managers Need to Hone the Art of Self-Promotion

Successful fleet managers know how to promote themselves without being perceived as self-promoters. They use their self-promotion skills so others in the company know what they do and how well it is done.

June 27, 2019

10 Upfitting Proverbs From the School of Hard Knocks

10 Upfitting Proverbs From the School of Hard Knocks

A proverb is a phrase that gives real-world advice learned from practical experience. Upfitting is complicated and there are many opportunities to make mistakes, sometimes very expensive ones. Here are 10 proverbs for a successful upfit.

June 24, 2019

Three Black Swan Events Threaten to Change the Fleet Management Paradigm
2020 Jeep Gladiator

2020 Jeep Gladiator

The 4x4 Jeep Gladiator is powered by the 3.6L Pentastar V-6 engine. A 3.0L EcoDiesel V-6 will be available in 2020. The body-on-frame pickup can tow up to 7,650 pounds and has a steel bed with a 1,600-pound payload capacity.

June 16, 2019

Downtime Truism: If the Wheels Don't Turn, You Don't Earn

Downtime Truism: If the Wheels Don't Turn, You Don't Earn

Time in the shop, instead of on the road, means lost sales and less face time with customers, putting downward pressure on the bottom line. Downtime mitigation is key to controlling costs and helping to maximize fleet uptime.

June 5, 2019

Cost Variables Influencing the Commercial Fleet Market

Cost Variables Influencing the Commercial Fleet Market

Overall improved business conditions opened pent up demand for replacement units, especially in the oil sector and construction, which in the prior several years had scaled back new-vehicle acquisitions due to stagnant growth.

June 4, 2019

Element's Two-Year Transformation Strategy

Element's Two-Year Transformation Strategy

In Q4 2018, Element CEO Jay Forbes launched a three-phase transformation strategy to increase client-centricity by simplifying processes, eliminating redundancies, and automating manual work to enhance consistency of service.

May 23, 2019

Impounding a Fleet Vehicle as  Physical Evidence in a Criminal Investigation
How to Avoid Stagnating as a Fleet Manager

How to Avoid Stagnating as a Fleet Manager

Running a well-managed fleet is a complex task that requires supervision by someone with deep subject-matter expertise. As a result, a fleet manager’s capabilities and expertise can be easily overlooked by executive management not versed in the intricacies of fleet management.

April 23, 2019

Vehicle Connectivity to Trigger a Productivity Revolution in Multinational Fleet Management