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Own the Fleet, Own the Future

In the dialogue surrounding new transportation paradigms, fleets have been off the public radar until recently. Here’s what’s going on, and a way for you to participate in the conversation. READ MORE

Car Rental Rates Up, Fleet Sales Down — Correlation?

Car rental companies’ recent fleet discipline is needed now more than ever. READ MORE

Hertz, Avis Autonomy Partnerships: Good First Steps on a Long Path

Two new autonomous vehicle project partnerships bring the importance of fleet management to the fore. READ MORE

Chris Brown presents a gift to the Chairman Huang of the Guangzhou Car Rental Association.

An Inside Look at Car Rental in China

A trip to a new car rental convention in Guangzhou reveals a booming market, yet one facing unique challenges. READ MORE

Auto Manufacturers: Mobility Disruptors or Fleet Providers?

Maven’s Alex Keros shares insights into evolving smart mobility business models and new opportunities with fleet management. READ MORE

What is Your Time Worth?

Personal observations of retail and travel transactions reveal just how much a consumer’s time is worth today, and how increasingly intolerant we are of inefficient transactions. READ MORE

Safeguarding Your Business with Brokers

While the high-profile bankruptcy of Atlas Choice has left many car rental companies wary of working with brokers, rental companies can take steps to protect themselves and ensure a productive relationship. READ MORE

My Number One Takeaway from ICRS 2017

This year’s International Car Rental Show (ICRS) opened the door to new business models facing transportation today — yet adapting to these new technologies is not the first key to survival. READ MORE

Trump and Regulations: An Alt-Fuel View

With 2025 emissions targets back in review, manufacturers, alt-fuel, and alt-power suppliers weigh in on the potential impacts of Trump’s initiatives. READ MORE

Why GM’s Telematics Announcement is a Really Big Deal

Enabling a telematics connection at the factory — and not through an aftermarket hardware installation — is a game changer for fleets. READ MORE

Four Thoughts From the 2016 Conference Calls

Sifting through the notes of Avis Budget Group’s and Hertz Global Holdings’ recent fourth quarter conference calls give us some trend lines to watch out for in 2017. (Of course, this gives us an incomplete snapshot, as Enterprise Holdings is privately held.) READ MORE

Recall Repairs Are Not Afterthoughts

It's easy for small commercial fleet operators to neglect recall repairs. If "fleet" isn't your first business priority, recalls must be. READ MORE

What Does the Future Hold for Fleet Sales to Car Rental?

With domestic automakers pulling back on rental fleet sales and lower overall light-duty sales projected, the car rental industry will have to adjust. READ MORE

Who is the Local Operator of the Future?

In an autonomous vehicle environment, the business model will change, but fleet management will be more important than it is today. READ MORE

Five Business Model Trends for 2017

As new forms of mobility take flight, the borders with traditional car rental are starting to erode. READ MORE

Are Commercial Drone Deliveries Imminent in the U.S.?

Amazon just delivered its first package by drone in England. Will U.S. delivery fleets be able to take advantage soon? 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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Author Bio

Chris Brown

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Executive Editor

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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