Hypermiling techniques can deliver impressive fuel economy and cost savings with lower fuel usage, but the driving techniques used by hypermiling hobbyists often run counter to a fleet's primary goal to increase safe driving and reduce higher-risk driving.
October 7, 2015
Due to heavy traffic and poor road conditions, New York took last place in a ranking of the best and worst U.S. cities for drivers. Two Texas cities (Lubbock and Corpus Christi) took the top spots as the most driver-friendly.
July 30, 2015
The most recent run-up in fuel prices and its ongoing price volatility is the top challenge facing fleet managers. Other ongoing issues are cost-control, sustainability, and minimizing liability exposure, such as distracted driving.
April 3, 2013
TORRANCE, CA – GreenRoad CEO and President Jim Heeger and Senior Vice President of Customer Solutions Karen White stopped by Bobit Business Media’s offices to demonstrate the new product and provide insights into some of the changes happening in the fleet industry’s use of mobile devices for fleet management.
October 22, 2012
REDWOOD CITY, CA – GreenRoad announced the GreenRoad Central mobile app for drivers,a mobile app designed and optimized to give drivers anytime, anywhere access to key performance data. The app runs on Apple iOS devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) and Android mobile and tablet devices.
May 15, 2012
ALISO VIEJO, CA - Telogis Inc., further enhances its driver safety capabilities with the introduction of Telogis Driver Scorecard — part of the Telogis Fleet Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) fleet management system — to more easily manage and communicate the behaviors that directly influence driver and asset safety.
March 13, 2012
In a survey of commercial fleet managers, the top challenges in 2012 will be fleet cost-reduction mandates, fuel price volatility, difficulty greening fleets, fleet safety, and increasing driver productivity.
January 20, 2012
REDWOOD CITY, CA - Of those surveyed, 40% said reducing fleet fuel consumption was their most important challenge and 21% said reducing crash rates was the most important issue.
December 1, 2011
JACKSONVILLE, FL – McCall Service, pest control, lawn care, and petroleum distribution company in Florida, has added GPS tracking to its fleet of 100 vehicles.
August 15, 2011
EDEN PRAIRIE, MN – Corporate fleet managers rate higher and more volatile fuel prices as their top concern in 2011.
May 12, 2011
TORRANCE, CA - Automotive Fleet is hosting a Webinar on driver safety on Nov. 16 at 11 a.m. Pacific (2 p.m. Eastern). Join us for an informative look at driving safety and how focusing on the driver can help you drive smarter and safer, increasing the efficiency of your fleet.
October 29, 2010
DETROIT - Bob Adamsky, fleet manager for Del-Air Heating and Air Conditioning, helped increase his fleet's fuel mileage by 10 percent, lowered fleet emissions, and enhanced driver safety by limiting his vehicles' top speeds.
May 7, 2010
DES PLAINES, IL - The EcoWheels Green Driver Challenge will be launched in conjunction with the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day on April 22 and conclude July 1.
April 20, 2010
Top viewed stories included "Top 6 Fleet Trends in the Medium-Duty Truck Market," "How to Develop a Fleet Safety Award Program," and "Reducing Risk with Driver Assessment Programs."
January 12, 2010
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration now offers a commercial motor vehicle Web-based safety training program for both drivers and fleet safety managers responsible for driver training.
May 12, 2009