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One of the mascot trucks by Tommy Pike Customs courtesy of Shell Lubricants.

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Shell Wants to Make Pickup Truck Official Vehicle of America

To pay homage to the substantial role pickup trucks play in shaping our nation and working their way into all parts of our society, Shell is honoring the vehicle by leading a national Shell ROTELLA campaign, entitled Pickup Pride which may forever change the way Americans view the pickup truck.

Ribbon cutting for the inaugural North American Commercial Vehicle Show in Atlanta. From left-right Dr. Andreas Gruchow, Managing Board Member Deutsche Messe, Elisabeth Barna, COO American Trucking Association, Larry Turner, President and CEO Hannover Fairs USA, and Jim Glionna, Chairman and Founder Newcom Business Media. Photo: NACV

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Organizers Pronounce Inaugural NACV Show Success, Plan for 2019

Organizers of the first North American Commercial Vehicle Show held last week say they’re happy with the results of the show’s business-to-business concept and focus on global technology, and they learned how to improve the next one, to be held in 2019.

Photo of the 2017 Colorado courtesy of Chevrolet.

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Chevrolet Colorado Showed Fastest Truck Order-to-Delivery for 2017

The Chevrolet Colorado truck logged the fastest order-to-delivery (OTD) time among trucks in the 2017 model-year, averaging 64 days, a 17-day improvement over 2016 figures.

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Articles

What’s Your Future Fleet Strategy?

While large scale deployment of autonomous vehicles won’t happen anytime soon, it’s important for fleets to formulate their game plans now.

Photo courtesy of U.S. Bank Voyager.

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Webinar Explores Ways to Keep Fuel Costs Under Control

Explore the many ways fuel costs can get out of control and how you can stop it.

Photo by Paul Clinton

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Chevrolet to Offer Class 4/5 Silverados

Chevrolet will offer Class 4 and 5 versions of its Silverado for commercial users in fields such as construction, utility services, and first responders, the company announced at the Texas Auto Show.

Products

Voyager Front Sensor System

ASA Electronics’ Voyager CVFPS16 Front Sensor System is designed to assist a driver when maneuvering a large commercial vehicle.

Raymond Martinez Photo: NJ.gov

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Trump Nominates Martinez to Head FMCSA

New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission chief administrator Raymond Martinez has been nominated by the Trump Administration to lead the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

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Enterprise Truck Rental Now in Kansas City

Enterprise Truck Rental has opened its first location in the Kansas City area. The new Enterprise Truck Rental facility in Olathe, Kansas, is situated on a 1.7-acre lot and is co-located with an Enterprise Rent-A-Car office.

Businesses can expense up to $500,000 in tax year 2017 for certain capital expenditures, including commercial work trucks such the FUSO FE/FG Series. (Image courtesy of Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America)

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Businesses Can Expense Up to $500K in Truck Purchases

The U.S. Internal Revenue Code, Section 179 (commonly referred to as IRC-179) allows businesses to expense up to $500,000 in the tax year 2017 for certain capital expenditures, including commercial work trucks.

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Real Cost of Delivery

This whitepaper outlines and analyzes the real cost of vehicle delivery. You will be able to calculate your transport costs using the formulas provided.

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Fleet Management Buyer's Guide: Fall 2017
Asking the hard questions to find the right partner....
Why a Utilization Analysis Matters to Your Fleet
A utilization analysis of your fleet can do so much more than just help you determine if it’s time to replace a vehicle. In this whitepaper, Element's Strategic Consulting team identifies 5 ways a utilization analysis can add value to your organization – from minimizing vehicle downtime to reducing costs.
Automating Common or Tedious Fleet Management Tasks
Automating common or tedious fleet management tasks is the next best thing to being on call 24/7. It doesn’t take you out of the equation. Rather, automating helps you cut costs without error and oversights… without having to make every call.
Fleet Challenges Presented by the Complex Network of Tolls
How tolls impact fleets and the entire enterprise.
The Impact of Mobile on Fleet
Five ways you should be using mobile technology to improve your fleet.
Make Sure Your Fleet Is Ready for the Next Storm
A fleet’s emergency preparedness is critical to protect drivers and minimize losses.

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Fleet Tracking And Telematics

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Randy Burwell is the fleet administrator for petroleum refiner and marketer Valero. He has been with the company for more than 14 years.

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