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
The all-new electrified MX-30 represents Mazda’s first EV addition to its vehicle portfolio. It debuts in California in fall 2021. Its 35.5 kWh lithium-ion battery can be charged to 80% in about 36 minutes using DC fast charging.
April 14, 2021
Here are some baseline areas to update in your maintenance protocols so you can integrate battery electric vehicles.
April 6, 2021
As electric vehicles are gradually implemented into AstraZeneca’s fleet, a key component to EV adoption will include a focus on educating drivers about how the technology works.
March 25, 2021
A Department of Energy representative laid out how fleets can thrive in an alternative energy transportation future during a Work Truck Show digital presentation.
March 10, 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
Fleets that are not aligning their business strategies to factor in the latest in fleet technological developments might be missing out on some of the most critical tools necessary to help them thrive in the industry.
February 18, 2021
Many businesses have implemented corporate sustainability initiatives, with fleet electrification programs being a critical component to this.
February 17, 2021
The company’s new electric vehicle delivery vans are targeting final-mile fleets operating in urban environments and is expecting its first product launch in Q3 2021.
December 29, 2020
It’s an exciting time in the auto industry, as OEMs are producing alternative-fuel vehicles, with EVs at the head of the list. All manufacturers, both domestic and foreign, are making EVs. Following are 10 major factors to consider before making the jump to introducing more EVs into your fleet.
December 24, 2020
The shift in major volume from B2B to B2C deliveries, record e-commerce volume, transport of the coronavirus vaccine, vehicle production capacity, and chassis supply will be factors affecting parcel delivery fleets in 2021, says Chad Heminover, president, Shyft Fleet Vehicles & Services.
December 22, 2020
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
Due to the wide range of fuel technologies available to fleet managers today, it's a great time to figure out which products and services are best suited for your fleet.
April 30, 2020