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Maintenance Costs Increase as Labor Rates Rise

In terms of preventive maintenance services, there has been a continuation of the trend of...

Despite high build quality, vehicle maintenance costs are trending up due to increased advanced technology content, skilled labor shortages, higher tire prices, and more engines requiring synthetic oils and high-capacity oil pans.

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Vincentric Adds Maintenance Costs to Data Stream

Vincentric has begun offering more in-depth maintenance data as part of its automotive cost-of-ownership database covering more than 45,000 vehicles, the Bingham Farms, Mich.-based data provider has announced.

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GM Offers Optional Extended Warranty

General Motors is offering an optional bumper-to-bumper extended warranty that would offer...

General Motors has begun offering an extended bumper-to-bumper warranty to its customers that matches the time span of the powertrain warranty. The new bumper-to-bumper warranty is available on new vehicles purchased on or after Oct. 15 for the 2018 or 2019 model year.

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GM Sets Up Collision Repair Network

GM's Collision Repair Network is designed to improve customer satisfaction and drive repair work...

General Motors' Customer Care and Aftersales division has launched the GM Collision Repair Network with Mitchell International Inc. to improve customer satisfaction and drive repair work to the dealers and independent shops who participate.

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Fleet FAQ? Fleet Safety & Risk Management

As a 14-year CEI veteran, Brian Kinniry is the driving force behind the company’s...

Senior Director, Strategic Services

Brian Kinniry

Senior Director, Strategic Services

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Vice President

Tom Coffey

Vice President

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Senior Vice President and General Manager

Bernie Kanavagh from WEX

Senior Vice President and General Manager

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Associate Vice President, Strategic Partners

Sherry Calkins

Associate Vice President, Strategic Partners

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How Fleets Source Replacement Parts

Photo via Chris Yarzab/Flickr.

When procuring replacement parts for their vehicles, more than two-thirds of commercial fleet managers surveyed by Automotive Fleet don't mandate factory parts and nearly three of four didn't identify a preferred brand.

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Replacement Tire Costs Increase 5-10%

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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.