This year’s agenda had a heavy focus on electrification, but also on the growth of autonomous transportation, the transformation of the automotive supply chain, using predictive analytics to drive efficiencies in maintenance, and how to harness data for multiple fleet processes.
November 29, 2021
Hornyak discusses the company’s production timelines, the decision to produce a high-range EV first, and the transition from a vehicle manufacturer to a holistic platform and a services network that optimizes the last mile.
November 22, 2021
Oregon's new rules will speed the transition to electric and lower-emissions trucks, buses, and vans, and likely will inspire other states to also adopt the emissions regulations.
November 18, 2021
Equipment tips for last-mile and home-delivery fleets to take advantage of the surge in refrigerated delivery demand.
November 17, 2021
Hundreds gathered at San Jose's Haynes Mansion for the 2021 Fleet Forward Conference to talk about mobility solutions, data, electrification, autonomous vehicles, and more.
November 11, 2021
Penske Truck Leasing and National Grid have added preproduction E-Transit vans to their fleets. Both will evaluate E-Transit’s capabilities, driving experience, and charging for their applications.
November 5, 2021
Five companies were selected by Newlab and Ford to join them in the new Michigan Central facility to help revolutionize electrification and charging infrastructure — including fleet.
November 4, 2021
The poll is live for the 2021 Fleet Vehicles of the Year — vote for your favorite car, truck, and/or SUV, share the link, and help contribute to the next Fleet Vehicle of the Year.
November 2, 2021
This special report over five articles provides an in-depth examination of 2021 operating cost trends for fuel spend, scheduled/unscheduled maintenance, replacement tire prices, PM spend, warranty recovery, and a forecast of CY2022 expenses.
November 1, 2021
Supply chain constraints make it difficult to get replacement vehicles leading to extended cycling of those currently in service. This is pushing the envelope of warranty coverage that is exacerbated by a shortage of replacement parts.
October 27, 2021
Many tire OEMs have increased prices in CY-2021, ranging from 3-10% depending on type of tire and size. Higher commodity prices and increased ocean freight rates are being passed on to end users as OE profit margins compress.
October 26, 2021
Many factors converged to exert upward pressure on PM costs, such as longer vehicle service lives due to limited product availability; the ongoing transition to synthetic oils; and higher labor rates to attract scarce technicians.
October 26, 2021
Zeus Electric Chassis’ collaboration agreement with JB Poindexter’s EAVX puts the companies on track to develop and commercialize Class 4-6 electric work truck solutions in 2022.
October 19, 2021
Despite all the attention being given to electric drivetrains, diesel engines still have a long future ahead of them. Engineering, design and innovation centers have never been busier.
September 28, 2021
The work truck event returns in person to Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, March 8–11, 2022, with an expanded format, new branding, and a familiar keynote speaker.
September 14, 2021