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November 2009, Business Fleet - Feature

Top 6 Fleet Trends in the Medium-Duty Truck Market

By Mike Antich

Medium-duty truck sales have declined sharply, as have resale values, due to the recession and the slowdown in new construction. Many fleets are extending service lives, which threatens to increase future maintenance costs.

Tags: Resale Value, Replacement Tires, Medium-Duty Trucks, Alternative Fuels

January 2008, Business Fleet - Feature

Prepping Your Fleet Vehicles for Resale

By Dave Funston

When it's time to dispose of retired units, which vehicle prep strategies can improve resale value? Following industry basics can have a significant impact on resale prices.

Tags: Resale Value

November 2007, Business Fleet - Feature

16 Tips to Maximize Residual Value

By David Wurster, Chris Brown

Follow these common sense strategies before the acquisition decision, during ownership and prior to resale to help you hold the line on residual values.

Tags: Residual Values, Resale Value


Fleet Incentives

Determine the actual cost of owning and running a vehicle in your fleet. Compare vehicles by class and model.


Market Trends

Mike Antich
The Popularity of Euro-Style Vans to Put Upward Pressure on Euro-Metric Replacement Tire Costs

By Mike Antich
Sales of Euro-style vans exceeded total sales of traditional body-on-frame vans for the first time in 2015. This is an important milestone in the evolution of the fleet van market, but the rapid market share expansion of Euro-style vans will have a near-term impact on replacement tire availability, which, in turn, will exert upward pressure on pricing.

Flat Fuel Prices Forecast to Extend Through 2016

By Mike Antich

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Driving Notes

Chris Wolski
Ram Heavy Hauling Event

By Chris Wolski
Ram Commercial recently put its claims about its products’ towing ability to the test during a heavy hauling event at the Chrysler Proving Grounds.

2016 Nissan Titan XD

By Chris Wolski

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Nobody Asked Me, But...

Sherb Brown
Safety Equipment: Taking the Lead

By Sherb Brown
We bang the drum for fleet safety a lot here at Automotive Fleet. It’s an area of top concern for most of our readers and for most of the suppliers that do business with them.

It's Not Just What You Know

By Sherb Brown

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Auto Focus

Chris Brown
How Will New Lease Accounting Rules Affect Small Fleets?

By Chris Brown
The move to put lease obligations on the balance sheet brings up questions on whether the change would affect a company’s ability to borrow money, its financial statements and the accounting of closed- and open-end leases.

Why the Optimism in Car Rental?

By Chris Brown

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Business Fleet Magazine - November/December 2015

Featured Articles Include: * Driver Safety 101: Braking, Steering and Scanning the Road * 2016 Medium-Duty Truck Trends * Pest Control Fleet Manages High Mileage and Heavy Loads

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