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Commercial Fleet Sales Increase 7.9% in June

Sales of vehicles to commercial fleets from eight manufacturers increased 7.9% to 73,848 in June, while sales into daily rental sales increased 10.9% and government sales increased 9.8%.

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Commercial Fleet Sales Increase 9% in April

Sales of vehicles to commercial fleets from eight manufactures increased 9% to 67,458 in April as sales of trucks, vans, and SUVs powered an increase of 11.6% to 60,801, while and passenger car sales fell 10.2% to 6,657 units compared to a year ago, according to Automotive Fleet data.

Commercial Fleet Sales Increase 10% in March

Sales of vehicles to commercial fleets from eight manufactures increased 10.1% to 72,344 in March as sales of trucks, vans, and SUVs increased 10.4% to 62,419 and passenger car sales increased 8% to 9,925 units compared to a year ago, according to Automotive Fleet data.

Commercial Fleet Sales Increase 21.2% in January

Sales of vehicles to commercial fleets from nine manufactures increased 21.2% to 54,402 in January as truck and car sales registered strong gains from a year ago. Sales of trucks, vans, and SUVs increased 21.2% to 47,490, while sales of passenger cars increased 11.6% to 6,912, according to Automotive Fleet data.

New Vehicle Fuel Economy Falls to 25 MPG

The average fuel economy of new vehicles sold in the U.S. in December fell to 25 mpg — down 0.2 mpg from a revised November value, according to Brandon Schoettle and Michael Sivak, researchers from the University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI).

Commercial Fleet Sales Increase 1.4% in 2017

Sales of vehicles to commercial fleets from nine manufactures fell 5.5% in December but increased 1.4% in 2017, following a 2.7% increase the prior year, according to Automotive Fleet data.

Commercial Fleet Sales Climb 3.7% in October

Sales of vehicles to commercial fleets from eight manufactures increased 3.7% to 49,801 in October with strong truck sales outweighing a nearly 30% decline in cars, according to Automotive Fleet data.

U.S. Fleet Upfitting Industry Experiencing Uptick in Consolidation

The fleet industry in the United States is no stranger to acquisitions and mergers as we have witnessed with the decades long consolidation occurring among fleet leasing and management companies, automotive OEMs and their suppliers, and daily rental companies. The same holds true for the upfitting industry, which, in the first eight months of 2017, witnessed an uptick in acquisitions.

Mobility Management to be Catalyst for Fleet and Corporate Travel Convergence

Some believe that fleet managers will evolve into “mobility managers” in the future. Instead of managing a fleet of vehicles to meet employees’ mobility needs, they will move beyond asset management to manage a broader array of mobility services. These proponents argue that mobility management will create the business case to realign fleet and travel management into a single corporate function.

4 Trends Driving Vocational Truck Design

An explosion of new technology has added an unprecedented range of choices that are changing the way vocational fleets spec and work their trucks.