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NVLA Asks for Assistance in Fight to Include Leasing in the Cash for Clunkers Bill

All vehicle lessors should be aware that the current wording of the Cash for Clunkers Bill, H.R. 1550, does not provide any cash incentive to potential consumers or fleet lessees of light trucks who choose to lease their vehicle purchase.

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Yokohama Truck Tire Available in 4 Sizes

FULLERTON, CA – The tire contains special rock ejector platforms, stronger and more pliable rubber to reduce heat generation and reduce rolling resistance, and other features, according to Yokohama officials.

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Pennington Gas Service Gets New Hybrid Hazmat Truck

MORENCI, MI – A Freightliner Business Class M2e Hybrid truck equipped with an Eaton hybrid electric drivetrain system was developed for Pennington Gas Service.

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Oncor & Ford Seek Stimulus Funds for Plug-In Hybrid & EV Tests

DALLAS – Oncor has joined Ford Motor Company's application for U.S. Department of Energy stimulus funds to support plug-in hybrid and electric vehicle testing.

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GE Fleet Services to Host Free Webinar May 13

EDEN PRAIRIE, MN – GE Capital Fleet Services will host a FREE online seminar Wednesday, May 13, examining the U.S. economy and what's in store through the remainder of 2009.

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2010 Toyota Sienna Prices Same as 2009-MY

TORRANCE, CA – Toyota Motor Sales announced manufacturer's suggested retail prices for the 2010 Sienna van will remain unchanged from 2009 model-year prices.

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Johnson Truck Bodies Offers Companies Express Financing

RICE LAKE, WI – A full suite of financing structures including loans, finance leases, and TRAC leases are available to companies of all sizes including owner-operators, processors, and distributors of refrigerated goods.

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Cummins to Stall Engine Plant Operations

COLUMBUS, IN – The Columbus MidRange Engine Plant will close effective May 15 and remain idle until Chrysler resumes pickup truck production.

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Detroit Big 3 Fleet Sales Down for April

TORRANCE, CA –– Chrysler experienced the highest drop in fleet sales for the month of April when compared with figures from a year ago, while General Motors and Ford sales results were within the same range of one another.

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Oncor Unveils Hybrid-Powered Bucket Trucks

DALLAS – Oncor, one of 14 utilities that participated in a 2006 trial of hybrid trucks in the field, has added two new hybrid-powered bucket trucks to its fleet.

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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Reducing Fleet Costs Benchmark Survey

How are you reducing fleet costs in this current economy? View our 2009 survey to benchmark your fleet's practices.

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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