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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
Increased Demand and Rail Delays Create Upfitter Logjam in MY-2015

By Mike Antich
One challenge for both the 2015- and 2014-MY has been the increased volume of fleet vehicles going to upfitters, which has resulted in capacity constraints. With the increasing demand and growth of the commercial truck and van segments – particularly among utilities and service industries – the percentage of upfitted vehicles is growing. Upfitters are feeling the pressure of increased demand.

High-Roof Vans Causing OTD Delays

By Mike Antich

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Driving Notes

Paul Clinton
2015 Lincoln MKC 2.0L FWD

By Paul Clinton
Lincoln offers the MKC in several configurations. We tested the model powered by the 2.0-liter inline-four EcoBoost engine that delivers its 240 hp via a 6-speed automatic transmission.

2015 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel

By Mike Antich

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Nobody Asked Me, But...

Sherb Brown
The Fleet Manager Is Still Here to Stay

By Sherb Brown
Fleet management will always be a critical role in any business or public entity that relies on vehicles regardless of the title of the person making the decisions.

Merger Mania Hits Fleet Market, Again

By Sherb Brown

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Auto Focus

Chris Brown
Will VW’s Diesel Scandal Affect Values of Its Gas Models?

By Chris Brown
While brand damage is too often guided by fickle retail perception, fleet buyers and sellers — those who have been around the block in the industry — have a more tempered view of potential impacts.

Should Auto Recalls Be Delineated by Severity?

By Chris Brown

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Business Fleet Magazine - September/October 2015

Featured Articles Include: * 14 Ways to Save Fuel * Alt-Fuels: Right Fuel, Right Route * Vehicle Wraps Boost Start-Up Fleet's Business

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