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Mich. Bill Restricting Aftermarket Parts Vetoed

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder cited concerns about the legislation's potential impact on competition between OEMs and manufacturers of aftermarket parts serving the auto repair industry.

What’s Driving the Recall Surge?

In a Q&A with Automotive Fleet, analysts from financial advisory firm Stout Risius Ross provide insight into the ongoing surge in vehicle recalls.

Extending Vehicle Service Life Negatively Impacts Sustainability Goals

The long-term trend in vehicle cycling for commercial fleets has been a gradual increase in vehicle service lives. An increasing number of companies cut costs by extending vehicle replacement cycles so cash flow can be diverted to other expenditures. When extending vehicle cycles, the most significant (and uncertain) expense is the impact on the maintenance budget. Another argument against extended replacement cycling, albeit less vocalized, is the impact on corporate sustainability.