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November 21 2013 - Events

L.A. Auto Show 2013: Cars

The 2015 Audi A3 sedan will be on sale in spring 2014 with a base MSRP of $29,900.

Flagship sedans and high-performance sports cars at the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show offer company executives and enthusiasts their choice of power and luxury. Photos by Stephane Babcock, Paul Clinton, Joanne Tucker, Amy Winter, and Chris Wolski.

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Driving Notes

Stephane Babcock
2015 Chevrolet Suburban

By Stephane Babcock
The Chevrolet Suburban enters its 12th generation with the 2015 model year. It's durability and cargo capacity make it an ideal vehicle for fire response and other rugged fleet applications.

2015 Ford F-150

By Mike Antich
The aluminum body pickup boasts a total weight reduction of 700 pounds compared to the previous model, which improves fuel economy and increases payload capacity. The lighter weight also produces better handling, braking, and maneuverability.

2015 Subaru Outback

By Stephane Babcock

2014 Ram 2500 ProMaster Cargo Van

By Stephane Babcock

Market Trends

Mike Antich
15 Factors Putting Downward Pressure on Fleet Operating Costs

By Mike Antich
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.

The State of the Fleet Sustainability Market

By Mike Antich
The key to a successful fleet sustainability program is making options available. Alternative fuels work in some regions of the country, while hybrids or bi-fuel vehicles may work best in other areas. These options allow even the most cautious of fleets to field alternative fuel vehicles with little or no risk beyond the initial purchase price.

Forecast of Operating Costs for Class 3-6 Trucks in Calendar-Year 2015

By Mike Antich

OEMs Improve Quality Hold Process, But More Needs to be Done to Avoid Backlogs

By Mike Antich

Auto Focus

Chris Brown
The Shape of ACE to Come

By Chris Brown
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.

Have the Workplace Violence Conversation Now

By Chris Brown
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.

7 New Media Marketing Strategies from Silvercar

By Chris Brown

What Hertz Needs in a New CEO

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Business Fleet - January/February 2014

In This Issue:
Here are some of the Highlights:

  • Got Compliance
  • Vehicle Valuation 101
  • Cabovers Gain Popularity in Medium-Duty Truck Fleets
    And much more…