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Photo: Ford 2017 Fleet Car of the Year: Ford Fusion

By Andy Lundin

With six awards, the Fusion has won more times than any other vehicle. The latest refresh boasts the addition of adaptive cruise control and two new trim levels.

Photo: Chevrolet 2017 Fleet Truck of the Year: Chevrolet Silverado 1500

By Andy Lundin

Since it last won the award in 2013, the Silverado has continued to improve elements that are important to fleets.

From the Ken’s Foods headquarters in Marlborough, Mass., Jim Sutherby, the company’s chief financial officer, oversees 44 fleet vehicles in some 20 states along the east and west coasts, Texas, and in the Midwest. Photo: Ken's Foods How Leasing Helped a Salad Dressing Maker Go National

By Chris Brown

For Ken’s Foods, makers of Ken’s Salad Dressings, the long-standing relationship with its fleet lessor allowed the fleet to grow seamlessly as the company evolved into a national brand.

The 54-vehicle fleet consists of Ford pickups — mainly F-150s, a few F-250s and F-350s — and four long-wheelbase Ford Transit vans. Photo: Foris Solutions 6 Markets, 4 States, 54 Vehicles: How to Manage a Dispersed Fleet

By Amy Winter-Hercher

Though this service company’s fleet is spread across six locations nationwide, it was still able to cut idle time by up to 200 hours a month.

Slide-out drawers allow plenty of organized space for tools and materials while keeping the body of the vehicle open for larger items. Photo: DECKED How to Choose Racks and Bins

By Shelley Ernst

Racks and bins turn trucks and vans into mobile workshops. With an abundance of options available to fleet managers, here’s all you need to know about these organizational devices.

Photo: © Understanding Metrics: What Is Your Fleet Telling You?

By Leslie Smart

Do you have a firm grasp on your fleet’s downtime, fuel spend, unit damage, rental bill, and tire expense? For the small truck fleets that fly by the seat of their pants, this article is for you.

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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Market Trends

Mike Antich
Upward Pressure on Fleet Costs Threatens to Increase TCO

By Mike Antich
Recently, I conducted a survey of several hundred fleet managers to identify emerging industry trends. One recurrent theme expressed by fleet managers was the concern that fleet costs are starting to experience upward pricing pressures. Here's what they told me.

How to Minimize Unauthorized Use of Corporate Assets

By Mike Antich

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Driving Notes

Mike Antich
2018 Chevrolet Equinox Diesel

By Mike Antich
The Chevrolet Equinox adds a 1.6L four-cylinder turbo diesel to its lineup of engine choices for 2018. The fuel-efficient turbo diesel generates 137 hp and 240 lb.-ft. of torque mated to a six-speed automatic.

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan

By Paul Clinton

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Nobody Asked Me, But...

Sherb Brown
Adapting to a Changing Tide

By Sherb Brown
Fleets are often the beta testers of the vehicle market. That shift away from compact sedans we saw in the fleet market a few years ago is playing out in real time in the retail market right now.

Keep Realistic Fleet Expectations

By Sherb Brown

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Auto Focus

Chris Brown
Trends Moving the Truck Market

By Chris Brown
Storylines that emerged from the 2018 Work Truck Show include the increasing need for on-site productivity, inclusion of active safety systems in trucks, DPF frustrations affecting product decisions, data management, and the growing link between fleet management and company revenue.

MIT Study Reinforces the Newfound Importance of Fleet

By Chris Brown

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