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Don Fenton

Ed Bobit, founder and chairman of Bobit Business Media, publisher of Automotive Fleet,as well as many other media brands, passed away June 29 at the age of 86. Bobit was a man of outsized pleasures, but none more than his work and family, which were usually one and the same.  We hope you enjoy these photos of Ed enjoying the very full life he led. Read the full story here.

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Long Chevrolet: A Founding Fleet Dealer

In the late 1960s, Don Fenton helped Long Chevrolet build its dealer fleet business. Just a decade later, the dealership was selling 20,000 Chevrolets through the fleet department — and outselling the retail business by 100 percent. Many of today’s industry pros got their start at Long Chevrolet.

AALA Through the Years - a History in Pictures

On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the founding of AALA, Automotive Fleet published a pictorial history of the group through photos from conventions. At the 1980 convention, the group honored its founders and past presidents. Featured speakers included Armund Schoen. It was Schoen, along with the late John White and Ken Glaser who met in 1955 to form the association. Enjoy the walk down memory lane with old friends and colleagues, from 1963 through 1980.

Ed Bobit: Are Friendships and Ethics Ever in Conflict???

For some months now, many within our fleet community are awaiting the executive decisions that may cause major changes at companies such as Hewlett-Packard. McDonalds, and other commercial firms where detailed RFQs are making their mark.

The 30 Most Important People in the Fleet Industry

To celebrate Automotive Fleet's 30th anniversary, Bobit Publishing would like to honor the top 30 individuals, both past and present, who have made significant contributions to the automotive fleet industry.

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