Today's topics include: analyzing fleet miles driven, year-over-year, to gauge the current state of the fleet industry; how the container ship that blocked the Suez Canal may affect fleets; and how the emergence of virtual sales managers impact fleets.
March 30, 2021
Topics discussed included understanding and managing DMV capabilities through the U.S. through the pandemic; overcoming the latest order-to-delivery challenges; and other strategies to help expedite the license and titling processes.
March 25, 2021
Topics discussed include how the variance between fuel costs and depreciation rates is decreasing; record breaking used-vehicle prices in March 2021; and tight wholesale market inventory through the year-end 2021.
March 23, 2021
Topics discussed includes if fleets should reevaluate their future vehicle cycling plans; the resolution of the unintended personal-use charge tax consequence on fleets in 2020; and how new accounting lease standards might impact future vehicle lifecycle trends.
March 22, 2021
Topics discussed in the latest video includes the latest trends in order-to-delivery times and fuel prices, the impact of the $1,4000 stimulus checks on resale values; tire price increases at Goodyear, Bridgestone, and Michelin; and how changes in tax law could help the fleet industry transition to EVs.
March 16, 2021
Topics discussed include the ongoing supply constraints and impact on fleet OTD; analysis and forecasts of the shortage of automotive semiconductors; and growing concern about rising fuel prices.
March 9, 2021
Today's video covers ongoing vehicle supply constraints in both the fleet and retail markets; upward pressure on fuel prices; and production slowdowns due to ongoing shortage of microchips impacting orders of 2021-MY vehicles.
March 2, 2021
Today's video looks at how severe weather conditions have impacted automotive assembly plants and last-mile delivery shipments across the U.S.; and a rise in gasoline prices due to the severe weather conditions, increased travel resulting from increased distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, and the rollout of stimulus monies.
February 23, 2021
Topics discussed include strong demand for new vehicles in the retail and fleet markets; inventory constraints due to high demand for trucks and vans; strong resale values in the wholesale market; and the lingering effects of the shortage of automotive microchips and semiconductors.
February 9, 2021
Topics discussed include how early order cutoffs of 2021-MY fleet vehicles are impacting spring order volumes; President Biden’s monumental goal to convert the federal fleet of 645,000 vehicles to zero-emission vehicles; and GM’s commitment to eliminating tailpipe emissions from new light-duty vehicles produced by 2035.
February 2, 2021