While the light-duty market for compressed natural gas vehicles has almost evaporated, new near zero emissions technology and drastic reductions in infrastructure costs have reinvigorated the market for medium- and heavy-duty applications — even for smaller fleets.
May 21, 2018
Technological solutions are finally moving from reality to theory, peer-to-peer platforms are being redefined, China has the biggest room for growth, while Sixt’s U.S. aspirations have only just begun.
April 18, 2018
Sure, any company would jump at the chance to use technology to reduce labor costs. But it also comes with some big, red, flashing warning lights.
April 9, 2018
An analysis of the conference calls of Avis Budget Group and Hertz Global Holdings reveal trends and initiatives involving fleet right sizing, pricing, ancillary revenue opportunities, and renting to ride-hailing drivers.
March 19, 2018
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.
March 14, 2018
Last overhauled for the 2014 model year, the Mercedes-Benz S-Class gets a refresh for 2018 that includes new engines and an infusion of new tech into one of the most already advanced vehicles on the market.
March 2, 2018
Uber and Lyft drivers make far less when factoring vehicle expenses, though the actual numbers are now in dispute. A proper lifecycle cost analysis would’ve helped, and shows the benefit of collaboration with fleet professionals.
March 2, 2018
Hardcar Security’s custom refrigerated Ford Transits haul cannabis and cash for California growers and dispensaries. The company is establishing logistics and transportation best practices to help this nascent industry mature.
February 15, 2018
Counter bypass is just the beginning. The promise of a “data-driven ecosystem” that connects renters with the rental agency, retail services, and even the city is a better managed fleet, an improved user experience, and new revenue opportunities during the rental itself.
February 14, 2018
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.
February 2, 2018
The question is central to the City of San Francisco’s lawsuit against Turo for operating without a permit at San Francisco International Airport.
January 31, 2018
The hottest segment today is facing a glut of models and volume in tomorrow’s wholesale market.
January 24, 2018
The Hyundai Ioniq Plug-in Hybrid is the least expensive model on the market to offer electric-only range, while offering spirited driving performance and plenty of standard features.
January 16, 2018
While media reports concentrate on the sting and the “outrage,” where’s the empirical evidence that fleet vehicles are less mechanically sound than vehicles sold from private owners?
January 9, 2018
With the ELD rule finally in effect, small fleet operators need to hunt for new efficiencies. In transportation logistics, Internet of Things (IoT) systems could have similar lasting impacts as telematics.
December 22, 2017