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Are 4x4 Pickups Worth the Extra Cost?

Fuel economy numbers, resale data and fleet use data dispel some commonly held beliefs when it comes to four-wheel drive pickups versus their two-wheel drive counterparts. READ MORE

Dangerous Precedent in Airport Negotiations

Some concession agreements now include “loss-of-use recovery” toward gross receipts — essentially equating it to revenues. READ MORE

Big Government versus the Small Operator

The new rules drafted by the California Air Resources Board are designed to clean up the environment — but the expensive retrofit facing one truck driver is tough to swallow. READ MORE

Confessions of a Renter — Me

Mind you, I never took the CDW to be able to play smash-up derby with a rental car, nor did I rob a bank with one. But there are stories. READ MORE

New Calif. Diesel Regulations — Got Compliance?

If you’re running 20-year-old fleet vehicles in California, you may be faced with replacing those vehicles. Fleets have until Jan. 31 to file for an extension. READ MORE

Is Uber a Threat to Car Rental?

A new survey finds that ride-sharing customers are willing to replace both traditional car rental and car sharing with ride sharing. READ MORE

5 Predictions for Car Rental in 2015

Next year’s mechanics hinge on plentiful new car supply and a softening used car market. READ MORE

The 2016 Volvo XC90 is Volvo's most important launch in years. Its front fascia design will carry over to other models, Volvo says

Premieres and Trends at the LA Auto Show

The 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show featured less green-speak and more driving excitement aimed at younger buyers. Get ready for more compact crossovers, as Mazda, Honda, Fiat, Volkswagen and Scion launch brand-new models next year. READ MORE

Hertz’s Earnings News: Rapid Reaction

Hertz will be on an accelerated buying and selling schedule in the next six months. How might that affect the market? READ MORE

Ricky Beggs presents at the Auto Rental Summit's Fleet Jam Session, which also included a panel discussion on fleet funding, sales and remarketing. Photo by Amy Winter

Assessing the Plusses and Minuses of Today’s Market

The 2014 Auto Rental Summit was a great place to assess the state of the car rental market, both the good and the bad. READ MORE

Can Leasing Work for High-Mileage Fleets?

“I run high miles on my vans, so leasing isn’t for me,” is a common refrain — from the uneducated small-fleet administrator. READ MORE

Managing the Social Media Rant

How do you handle customer service when those Really Angry Customers now have a much bigger megaphone? READ MORE

Dick Radzis talks to investors at the 2014 Car Rental Show.

The Shape of ACE to Come

In an exclusive interview, Dick Radzis and Charlie Mullen talk about the sale of their corporate locations to Avis Budget Group, discuss the company’s plans for the ACE Rent A Car brand and more. READ MORE

Have the Workplace Violence Conversation Now

The murder of a driver supervisor at a UPS facility last week marks a good time to address workplace violence — a subject that gets little attention before an incident has occurred. READ MORE

7 New Media Marketing Strategies from Silvercar

Your customers are your best salespeople. Do you know how to get them to tell other people about you? READ MORE

Fleet Incentives

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

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Fleet Faq Fuel Management

Bernie Kanavagh from WEX will answer your questions and challenges

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Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Todd Ewing from Fleetmatics will answer your questions and challenges

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Fleet Management And Leasing

Merchants Experts will answer your questions and challenges

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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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