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Hino debuted the XL Series Class7/8 trucks, which puts it into the heavy-duty segment in the U.S. for the first time. Photo: David Cullen


Hino Enters Heavy-Duty Market with XL Series Truck

Hino Trucks announced a new lineup of Class 7/8 trucks called the XL Series at the 2018 Work Truck Show in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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ARI to Discuss Amazon Alexa Integration at Work Truck Show

ARI will be detailing the integration of its services to the Amazon Alexa and will discuss how to enhance fleet decisions with newfound data streams at NTEA’s Work Truck Show held March 6 to 9.


ARI Offers WEX-Powered Fuel Purchase Tool

ARI will offer its fleet clients WEX Millennium Platform, a platform that allows real-time authorization data, increased control over transactions, and the ability to create multiple fuel profiles with different parameters, the fleet management company has announced.



Meet LeasePlan USA’s Carolyn Edwards

With 26 years in fleet, Edwards is motivated by growth and change she sees happening within the fleet industry and the evolving role of today's fleet manager.

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LeasePlan Aims for Emission-Free Fleet by 2030

LeasePlan Corp. has committed to achieving net zero emissions from its total fleet by 2030, in support of the implementation of the Paris Agreement and climate-related Sustainable Development Goals.


Penske Truck Leasing Opens New Facilities

Penske Truck Leasing has opened two new facilities, one in Illinois and one in Texas.


Home Depot Joins TRALA

The Home Depot is the newest member of the Truck Renting and Leasing Association (TRALA), the nonprofit national trade association that provides the unified and focused voice for the truck renting and leasing industry.

A roundup of images from some of the top articles in 2017 covering upfitting, maintenance, spec'ing, and fuel.


Top 10 Work Truck Articles of 2017

The 2017 calendar-year brought about a whole lot of discussion revolving around the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate, increased interest in truck maintenance and fueling, as well as in-depth discussions about service level agreements and full-service leases.



Merchants Names Keegan CEO

Brendan Keegan will assume the role of chief executive for Merchants Fleet Management, after serving in an interim capacity since late September, after Glen Villano stepped down.


Can Fleets Subscribe to a Vehicle?

For fleets, technology is enabling a more efficient way to use vehicles, increase utilization, and more precisely match the type of vehicle to usage.

Lease vs Buy is a difficult decision with regard to your work truck fleet. Use the resources below to help you make this decision, guide you through the process and find other helpful tips such as negotiating a fleet lease management agreement.

Research and Best Practices

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Residual Values and Cycling Survey

See how other fleet managers are making vehicle cycling decisions.
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Leasing Surveys And Whitepapers

Fleet Managment Insight: ELD Mandate

Understanding the basic principles surrounding the Electronic Logging Devices (ELD) mandate and how to meet its compliance standards.

Sustainability Best Practices

In the world of fleet management, corporate governance and governmental mandates often require a fleet to focus on sustainability as a key objective.

Turning Fleet Data Into Applied Strategy

There are five keys to success in transforming fleet data into successful fleet strategy. In short, success depends on the right combination of people and process.

Reimbursement vs. Leasing

At some point, every fleet faces an important choice: administer a reimbursement program or offer company-provided vehicles. This whitepaper will help you understand your options.

Sustainability Initiatives

In today’s economy, companies are constantly striving to identify opportunities that optimize their return on investment. As a result, saving money is at the forefront of every fleet manager’s mind.

Improving Efficiencies in Government Fleets Infographic

Cloud computing and big data are powering real-time vehicle monitoring in systems that capture a wealth of actionable information.

Cash Flow Management in Financing Vehicles Infographic

There are three key areas where managing your fleet can improve overall cash flow: lease options, maintenance and fuel products.

International Accounting

New accounting standards for leasing transactions are coming down the pike in 2018-19 and they will impact every company and organization with lease agreements.

Focused Fuel Cards

Corporate and government fleets have a number of purchasing options available to them to manage their fuel consumption and spend.

Harnessing Big Data

Today’s connected fleet generates a constant stream of data from the many activities involved in successful fleet operations.

Fuel Best Practices

In our ever-evolving landscape, optimizing cost-efficiency is one of the paramount priorities of a Fleet Manager.

A Leasing Guide For Fleets

While open-end lease structures are widely accepted in the U.S., this eight-part guide breaks down the advantages of closed-end leases and how this structure can improve your company's image and bottom line.

Selecting an FMC

3 Keys to Identifying a Flexible, Stable and Creative FMC.




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