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October 2, 2017

Growth of Crossovers & Compact SUVs in Fleet Is a Global Phenomenon

Crossover utility vehicles and compact SUVs represent the fastest growing segments in the global automotive industry in every region of the world, impacting both retail and fleet sales

July 8, 2016

Defining the Size of the ‘Fleet’ Market Isn’t Always as Easy as it Looks

'Automotive Fleet' defines a fleet as any commercial or public entity that operates 15 or more vehicles or buys 10 or more vehicles in a single calendar-year.

February 16, 2016

Commercial Fleet Sales in Canada Forecast to be Flat in 2016-CY

Automotive retail sales in Canada hit a record of 1.89 million new vehicles sold in calendar-year 2015. This is the third consecutive year of record retail sales in Canada. Commercial sales, on the other hand, were a different story. Cumulative sales in the commercial fleet market were flat year-over-year compared to 2014. The forecast is more of the same for CY-2016.

November 6, 2015

ANDERSON-TORWEL Plow Systems

ACE Torwel introduces the ANDERSON-TORWEL plow systems designed for daily use on commercial/municipal trucks.

July 1, 2013

The State of Commercial Fleet Management in 2013

Despite a few negative trends, the 2013 calendar-year, on the whole, promises to be a good one for the commercial fleet management industry. Here what I foresee for the balance of the calendar-year.

May 1, 2013

Nominations Open for 2013 Professional Fleet Manager of the Year

Automotive Fleet magazine is now accepting nominations for the 2013 Professional Fleet Manager of the Year Award. Submissions are due by Monday, June 3. The Professional Fleet Manager of the Year award is sponsored by Wheels and the Automotive Fleet & Leasing Association (AFLA).

March 20, 2013

Auto Truck Group Awarded Ship-To for Nissan

Auto Truck Group recently was awarded ship-to codes for Nissan. The ship-to codes are applicable for Nissan commercial vans and trucks.

September 12, 2012

FMCSA Making Changes to Compliance Safety Accountability Program

WASHINGTON - One change includes redefining the definition of passenger carrier companies by adding carriers that operate for-hire 9-15 passenger vehicles and 16-plus passenger vehicles.

February 25, 2011

Isuzu NPR ECO-MAX Trucks Return from Nationwide Tour

For more than two months, the Isuzu NPR ECO-MAX toured the country educating dealers and service and parts personnel.

May 17, 2010

New Book Seeks to Improve Interaction between Motorists and Commercial Drivers

CROSSVILLE, TN - A long haul trucker aims to provide crucial information on how the normal, everyday driver of a non-commercial vehicle can drive safely around commercial vehicles.

April 8, 2010

Daimler, Nissan, Renault to Cooperate on Commercial Vehicles

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - Mercedes-Benz Vans will offer an all-new, entry-level van intended for commercial usage beginning in 2012. The technical basis of this van will come from Renault.

January 8, 2010

The State of Commercial Fleet Management in 2010

There continues to be economic uncertainty among fleets manifested by extended cycling, right-sizing initiatives, and intense pressure to control costs. The consensus is the worst is behind us, but 2010 will be a tough road.

October 6, 2009

Commercial Fleet Tire Digest Web Site Now Easier to Navigate

SAN ANTONIO - The Commercial Fleet Tire Digest, introduced in 2006, is an authoritative guide to reducing tire expenditures. Each month Al Cohn, director of new market development and engineering support for Pressure Systems International (P.S.I.), discusses a subject of particular interest to fleet operators and others concerned with tire safety, wear and cost as well as how to enhance fuel economy through tire technology and use.

September 4, 2009

DMV Fees Up 25% in New York

ALBANY, NY - Because commercial vehicles vary by weight, the increase in registration fees will range from $3 to $52.

May 22, 2009

Inspection Takes 144 Commercial Vehicles Out of Service

HARRISBURG, PA – The Pennsylvania State Police Department inspected 2,281 commercial vehicles and placed 144 vehicles and 78 drivers out of service May 13 during Operation SAFE Driver.

May 12, 2009

Commercial Vehicles to Give Bikers 6 Feet of Space

AUSTIN, TX – Commercial vehicles and large trucks in Texas would be required to give bicyclists and other vulnerable road users at least six feet of passing clearance under the "Safe Passing" bill, according to The Houston Chronicle.

April 21, 2009

10 Traits of Successful Commercial Fleet Managers

Show me a well-run fleet and I will show you a top-notch fleet manager. A fleet manager validates his or her importance by cost-effectively managing corporate assets and controlling the expenses associated with operating these assets. Although each fleet is unique, there are common traits found among successful commercial fleet managers. Here are 10 management traits that ensure a fleet is operating at the optimum level.

April 17, 2009

17% of Commercial Fleet Managers Earn More than $100K

TORRANCE, CA – Seventeen percent of commercial fleet managers earned more than $100,000 per year in 2008, with 8-percent earning more than $120,000, according to a soon-to-be released compensation survey conducted by Automotive Fleet.

April 17, 2009

Fleet Hall of Fame Balloting Still Open

TORRANCE, CA – Voting to determine inductees for the 2009 Annual Fleet Hall of Fame will remain open until July 17.

April 13, 2009

200+ Commercial Trucks Taken Out of Service During One-Day Safety Inspection

HARRISBURG, PA – Out of 1,258 commercial vehicles inspected, 243 were placed out of service, and Pennsylvania state police issued 791 traffic citations and 1,917 written warnings for vehicle and driver violations.

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