First in-person event since the beginning of the pandemic, DMV license and title process causing fleets pain, and an IIHS study linking higher crash rates with the decriminalization and recreational use of marijuana are the focus of this State of the Fleet Industry episode.
June 21, 2021
Hear Automotive Fleet Editor, Mike Antich, discuss how the fleet industry's recovery is slower than anticipated by analyzing fleet data including miles driven, trips taken, and miles per day.
June 7, 2021
Topics discussed include what impact the COVID-19 lockdowns had on fleet management in the country, and what post-pandemic fleet activity could look like. The impact Brexit has had on the U.K. fleet industry, and the country’s tax policies to stimulate the sales of electric vehicles is also discussed.
February 24, 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 included addressing product availability challenges; how to maximize vehicle uptime and efficiency; and how work-from-home company practices will impact fleet business activity.
January 21, 2021
The latest State of the Fleet Industry Spotlight video addresses the successful resolution of an unintended tax consequence for the employee use of company provided vehicles that occurred during shelter-in-place mandates in the pandemic.
January 12, 2021
Today's video looks at chassis availability and long lead times for products; new commercial EVs catching the interest of commercial fleets; major fleet safety initiatives impacted by budget constraints; and how the work-from-home business model raises concerns about fleet utilization and rightsizing.
January 4, 2021
Today's video looks at increased lead times and tight product availability for vocational fleets; the surge in last-mile deliveries making it difficult to source vans; and how the pandemic has delayed throughput times at upfitters and body builders, and created parts shortages.
December 21, 2020
Today's video looks at how fleets will be key to the role out of COVID-19 vaccines; the largest peak season for the last mile-delivery market; and the huge demand for rental trucks for last mile delivery.
December 14, 2020
Topics discussed included the emergence of more electric vehicles in fleet operations, the proliferation of advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS), the increased complexity in fleet maintenance along with the lack of technicians in the market, an increase in vehicle diagnostics capabilities, and changes that have occurred as a result of the pandemic.
November 18, 2020
GPS Insight offers tips on how fleets can reduce costs during the COVID-19 pandemic by using telematics.
May 8, 2020