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State of the Industry

Check out the latest State of the Fleet Industry video report that discusses GM's creation of its commercial EV brand called BrightDrop and the launch of the EV600 all-electric commercial van; the shortage in automotive semiconductors impacting vehicle production; Wheels’ integration with OnStar data; Cox Automotive expansion into fleet management services; and the entry of Jim Pattison Lease into the U.S. fleet market.

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Fleet Professionals Weigh-in On New Industry Challenges

Automotive Fleet views itself as a facilitator to provide a platform for different voices from the industry to sound-off on today’s challenges. This regular column is designed to encourage discourse for fleet professionals to let their voices be heard to their peers and other industry professionals.

State of the Fleet Industry: Top Fleet Manager Concerns for 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.

State of the Fleet Industry: Top Fleet Manager Concerns for 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.

State of the Fleet Industry: 2020-CY Year End Recap & 2021 Predictions

Topics discussed included the closure of OEM assembly plants and physical auctions; declines in resale values early in 2020 followed by strong residuals through the balance of the year; pandemic-induced flattened operating costs through the year; and the boom in last-mile delivery and e-commerce.

State of the Fleet Industry: 2021-MY Fleet Vehicle Ordering Trends

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.