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The Impact of Larger Diameter Tires on Fleets

The average replacement tire cost per month rose 15 percent, and, on a cost-per-mile basis, rose 10 percent in 2012 compared to 2011. There are a variety of factors influencing tire costs, such as commodity prices and increased global demand; however, the industry-wide retail trend to larger diameter OE tire sizes is a key factor in driving up replacement tire prices in the past decade.

Standardizing Vehicle Specs to Slash Fleet Costs

While it is tempting to adopt a “more-the-merrier” approach to vehicle spec’ing, fewer specs can actually offer more options, netting happier drivers and fewer administrative headaches.

100-Plus Most Important Events in Fleet

As John F. Kennedy once said, “History is a relentless master. It has no present, only the past rushing into the future. To try to hold fast is to be swept aside.”

Fleet MY-2012 Order-to-Delivery Times Improve Slightly

Key factors causing OTD delays were increased vehicle volumes due to continued auto industry sales growth, lengthy quality holds, parts shortages, ongoing railcar shortages, recalls, plant changes, and weather-related issues.

Busting Work Truck Myths

Truck experts from GE Capital Fleet Services explore the myths and realities of spec’ing medium- and heavy-duty work trucks.

Nunn Named Chief Commercial Officer of GE Capital Americas

According to GE Capital Fleet Services, the move comes at a time of strength for fleet services, which is coming off of strong financial performance, the launch of new service offerings for customers and the opening of the new Vehicle Innovation Center at its headquarters in Eden Prairie, Minn.