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March 1, 2018

Replacement Tire Costs Increase 5-10%

For the past four years, tire costs have been stable. But, new cost pressures have emerged in 2017, due to higher prices for the commodities used to manufacture tires and the trend to larger diameter, more expensive tires.

March 1, 2017

Fleet Maintenance Expenses Decrease in CY-2016

Fleet passenger car maintenance expenses declined by 7%.

August 16, 2016

ARI 's Fleet Health Tool Identifies Higher-Cost Vehicles

ARI has begun offering the Fleet Health Card, an analytical tool that helps fleet managers identify problematic vehicles that have the biggest impact on cost and reliability.

October 16, 2015

Operating Costs Flat for Third Consecutive Year

Calendar-year 2015 marks the third consecutive year that fleet operating costs have remained stable compared to the past three years, primarily due to the continuing softness in gasoline and diesel prices. Replacement tires, the second highest operating cost, were stable due to the ongoing softness in commodity prices, primarily rubber and oil, while increased maintenance intervals contributed to lower maintenance costs for fleets. The forecast is more of the same for CY-2016.

April 29, 2015

Fuel Costs, Financing Drive Car Ownership Costs Lower

The annual cost to own and operate a vehicle has fallen to $8,698, a nearly 2% drop from last year due to declines in gas prices and finance charges, according to AAA.

October 30, 2014

How to Keep Higher-Mileage Vehicles in Service

These fleet managers regularly run their fleet to more than 200,000 miles using fanatical preventive maintenance, preemptive parts replacement, driver accountability and corporate pride.

October 20, 2014

15 Factors Putting Downward Pressure on Fleet Operating Costs

For the second consecutive year, total fleet operating costs have remained flat for commercial fleets when compared to the prior year. This blog identifies the 15 factors that are putting downward pressure on fleet operating costs.

September 17, 2014

Latest Trends in Medium-Duty Truck Maintenance

How current and future challenges are affecting medium-duty fleets.

July 25, 2014

Fleet Chooses Full-Service Leasing Option

This delivery service fleet opted for full-service leasing to maintain its trucks and reduce the stress of unexpected repairs.

January 30, 2013

Survey Shows Top 10 Maintenance Mistakes Mechanics Say Do Most Damage

No. 3 in the top 10, "not changing your oil," was listed by technicians as by far the single most damaging car maintenance item that customers neglect.

July 25, 2012

How to Start a Preventive Maintenance Plan for a Small Fleet

If you’re looking to lower your fleet’s maintenance expense and spend less time in the shop, then record it, track it and give your drivers buy-in on the maintenance process.

March 2, 2010

Maintenance Costs Up Due to Frequency of Repair Increases

Maintenance costs increased in 2009 due to higher cost of replacement tires, PM oil changes, and labor rates. However, the biggest factor was widespread deferment of vehicle replacement, resulting in the operation of older units.

February 8, 2009

Fleet Car Maintenance Costs Increase 5% in 2008-CY

Overall fleet car maintenance costs rose 5 percent for the 2008-calendar year compared to 2007, primarily due to increased prices for replacement tires and higher labor rates. Partially mitigating these increases were flat PM expenses and increased vehicle quality, resulting in fewer warranty claims and vehicle recalls. These findings are based on a survey of actual maintenance expenses of 70,374 passenger cars conducted by GE Capital Solutions Fleet Services.

October 21, 2008

Fleet Operating Costs Increase Again in 2008

Although gas prices started to decline in August, the year-to-date cost of fuel in 2008 has increased 30 percent compared to last year. The price for replacement tires rose 5-10 percent in 2008 due to higher oil prices and the shift by manufacturers to larger diameter tires. Also, fleet maintenance and repair costs increased across the board in 2008. The cost for non-warranty maintenance services was up 5 percent for fleets.


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