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Fleet Management Hasn't Changed

Fleet Management Hasn't Changed

It’s an old adage, but believe it or not, it applies quite nicely to fleet management. Though sometimes it is tempting to say that the job of managing a fleet has changed dramatically, has it really?

July 24, 2019

2019 Fleet Hall of Fame Nominees

2019 Fleet Hall of Fame Nominees

Fleet hall of fame nominees have fleet careers that have impacted the fleet management profession. Three individuals selected this year will ultimately join the 81 members of the Fleet Hall of Fame.

June 26, 2019

General Motors Celebrates 50 Years with Mary Kay

General Motors Celebrates 50 Years with Mary Kay

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

Evolution of the Fleet Dealer

Evolution of the Fleet Dealer

The responsibilities for fleet dealers has transformed through the years. Changes in the automotive and fleet industries have impacted the fleet dealer in many ways and the role has had to adapt to stay afloat.

May 30, 2018

Retired Fleet Veteran Foresees Shrinking Fleets
Work Truck Commemorates 10th Anniversary

Work Truck Commemorates 10th Anniversary

From the push to “go green” to new-vehicle launches to mergers and acquisitions, the past decade has been covered in full by the No. 1 vocational truck magazine.

December 6, 2016

Fleet Maintenance Tire Costs Remain Flat

Fleet Maintenance Tire Costs Remain Flat

The current tire cost stability may be short lived. The forecast is for a 2- to 3-percent cost increase in CY-2016 driven by unique tire sizes, run-flats, and limited replacement tire availability for certain vehicles.

March 1, 2016

Time Capsule: 1920 International Model H

Time Capsule: 1920 International Model H

As this photo shows, work trucks in the early part of the 20th century emphasized functionality over comfort, leaving drivers such as the one shown here literally out in the cold.

December 30, 2015

Time Capsule: 1916 International Model MA with Curtain Side Body
Holman Automotive Celebrates More Than 90 Years in Business

Holman Automotive Celebrates More Than 90 Years in Business

After more than 90 years in business, Holman Automotive also celebrates 67 years in fleet by founding ARI in 1948. Being a privately-held, family-owned business is one key to its success as well as its focus on its people and customers.

December 11, 2015

Time Capsule: Circa 1950s Tel-E-lect International Truck
Time Capsule: Circa 1950s Milk Trucks

Time Capsule: Circa 1950s Milk Trucks

If there's ever been a quintessential work truck in the history of commercial vehicles, it's probably the milk truck. As these trucks from the 1950s show, the milk truck was also a relatively sophisticated vehicle for its time.

March 13, 2015

Time Capsule: Chain Driven Upfit Circa 1930s

Time Capsule: Chain Driven Upfit Circa 1930s

Before the development of hydraulics, chain-driven mechanisms were the upfitting norm as this photo from the 1930s demonstrates. While it may not be as efficient as the modern technology, the evidence shows that it still got the job done.

December 18, 2014

Time Capsule: Circa 1940 Tow Truck

Time Capsule: Circa 1940 Tow Truck

Tow trucks are a ubiquitous part of the vehicle landscape, but this Harry H. Knaack Motors truck from around1940 must have made an impression.

December 11, 2014

Time Capsule: 1956 Ford 600 Fuel Truck

Time Capsule: 1956 Ford 600 Fuel Truck

Today's fuel trucks are a marvel of engineering, and they were no less so more than half-a-century ago as this 1956 Blufire Oil Co. truck upfitted by the Auto Truck Group attests.

November 25, 2014

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