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8 Tips to Gaining Driver Buy-in on a Telematics System

After the pain of layoffs and cutbacks during the recession, your employees should get that business efficiency is paramount now more than ever before. READ MORE

Congress, not Technology, is Deciding the Alt-fuel Market

Should Congress have let the hybrid, diesel and CNG tax credit die while keeping the ethanol fuel credit? READ MORE

Guest Editorial: All I Want for the Holidays

Bob Barton, president of the American Car Rental Association, asks the car rental industry for discipline, consensus and cooperation on the things that, if implemented, will benefit the industry as a whole. READ MORE

Joel Ewanick drove to the show from Detroit in a Chevy Volt.

LA Auto Show: Trends, Themes and Photos

Electrification, customization and wringing every last drop of efficiency out of an internal combustion engine were prominent storylines. Oh, and models like Heidi Klum. READ MORE

JDPA Rental Car Satisfaction Study: Behind the Numbers

Stuart Greif, the director of the study for J.D. Power and Associates, drills down past the circle scores to analyze the factors that produced this year’s results. Factor number one—the economy, stupid! READ MORE

Negotiating the Alt-Power Jungle

Sometimes going green is less about the ‘best’ technology and more about where the government puts its money — and fleet buyers with good intentions are caught in the middle. READ MORE

Industry Realignment: What Now?

Avis is asking the FTC to bless a merger between four out of the seven major brands. Something has to give. READ MORE

The author inside a GM van with its new factory-installed CNG fueling system. The box on the floor contains one of four fuel tanks.

Key Takeaways from the Green Fleet Conference (Part II)

More intel culled from the Green Fleet Conference in San Diego, including EV charging, the future of alt fuels and other tidbits. READ MORE

Attendees at a Green Fleet Conference presentation

Key Takeaways from the Green Fleet Conference (Part 1)

Here’s what you missed in San Diego. READ MORE

My Ride in the X-Prize Winner (video)

The all-electric E-Tracer and its gas-powered equivalent, the Monotracer, are not practical alternatives to the passenger car. But if you’re interested in a new form of mobility, you can have one for about $80,000 to $100,000. READ MORE

Chevy Volt Test Ride

When it finally makes it to fleet, drivers will like the Volt’s large (for an EV) cargo space, while the gas-power range-extending capabilities should open up a lot more possibilities for fleet applications. Check out the photos. READ MORE

The Nissan LEAF: an EV, and a Real Car

We took a spin in the Nissan LEAF. The fit-and-finish and drive characteristics are up to North American standards, and the range does not disappoint. READ MORE

Avis Releases Car Rental Rate Comparison

Analysis ranks weekend pricing for major brands to show how Hertz competes with Dollar and Thrifty through its AAA rate. Will regulators care? READ MORE

What is Peer-to-Peer Renting?

Owning a fleet is so 2009. Welcome to the new neighborhood car rental. READ MORE

Coping with EV Range Anxiety

Most of us fill our gas tanks when we have 40 miles to ‘Empty.’ With electric vehicles, the fun is just beginning. READ MORE

Will the N.Y. Anti-steering Law Work?

Understanding the other side of the claims process can give independent RACs the tools to get more replacement business. READ MORE


Fleet Incentives

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


Fuel Management

Bernie Kanavagh from WEX will answer your questions and challenges

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Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Todd Ewing from Verizon Connect will answer your questions and challenges

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Fleet Management And Leasing

Jack Firriolo from Merchants will answer your questions and challenges

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Chris Brown

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Chris is the executive editor of Business Fleet Magazine and Auto Rental News. He covers all aspects of the fleet world.

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