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Inside Utilimaster’s Work-Driven Design

Inside Utilimaster’s Work-Driven Design

Utilimaster takes a personal approach to upfitting. Through its Work-Driven Design process, the company identifies specific challenges and solutions for every single customer.

July 11, 2018

Innovative Telematics Applications

Innovative Telematics Applications

Over time, telematics as a solution has evolved to offer more capabilities to meet fleets’ growing list of needs. Telematics experts share some of the unique ways that fleets are using telematics.

June 5, 2018

A Look at the Next Generation of Trucks

A Look at the Next Generation of Trucks

Many OEMs have revealed their newest truck models for 2019 and beyond. These new models boost performance and driver comfort, adding new features that increase efficiency and fit a variety of applications.

May 8, 2018

Full Rear Visibility Conformance Required by May 1

Conformance with the full rear visibility portion of the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS 111) regulation is required in the U.S. by May 1, 2018. Here are some things to know about the regulation.

April 24, 2018

Debut of Fleet Technical Congress in Indy

Debut of Fleet Technical Congress in Indy

Held concurrently with The Work Truck Show 2018 in Indianapolis, the first-ever Fleet Technical Congress offered attendees an open discussion on the future of commercial vehicles and what that means for fleets today.

April 2, 2018

PG&E's Fleet Electrification Efforts

PG&E's Fleet Electrification Efforts

California-based Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) already has programs to encourage light-duty vehicle electrification. With new initiatives, the utility hopes to electrify medium- and heavy-duty vehicles in its service area.

April 2, 2018

Fleet Technical Congress Debuts in Indianapolis

Fleet Technical Congress Debuts in Indianapolis

General session topics at the Fleet Technical Congress included connected vehicles’ impact on fleet operations, integrating multiple data streams to enhance decision-making, and vehicle replacement strategies.

March 6, 2018

How to Reduce Fuel Costs with Telematics

How to Reduce Fuel Costs with Telematics

Telematics can help a fleet manager collect many useful types of data on a fleet of vehicles. Four companies share the strategies they implemented to reduce fuel spend.

February 7, 2018

Strategies to Minimize Driver Distraction

Strategies to Minimize Driver Distraction

One accident can make a huge impact on a company’s bottom line, which is why safety policies are critical. A major component of fleet safety is the challenge of distracted drivers.

December 6, 2017

How Autozone Moves Parts Around the Globe

How Autozone Moves Parts Around the Globe

The largest auto parts retailer in the world maintains a fleet of nearly 16,000 vehicles across seven continents. To manage it, the company makes sure vehicles are rightsized and well-equipped to handle deliveries.

November 7, 2017

How to Get the Most from Truck Resale

How to Get the Most from Truck Resale

For some fleets, a truck’s value does not come up until it’s time for remarketing. But getting the most profit for these assets requires careful planning long before the truck goes up for sale.

September 8, 2017

Keeping HVAC and Plumbing Fleets On Track

Keeping HVAC and Plumbing Fleets On Track

Home service companies offer a wide menu of services. This can require vehicles with plenty of space for equipment, upfitting to keep supplies organized, and a system that helps the main office keep track of vehicles.

August 8, 2017

Smooth Operation Under Tough Conditions

Smooth Operation Under Tough Conditions

Chevrolet gave journalists the chance to test out the Silverado HD’s driving and towing capabilities at a press event co-hosted with John Deere in June.

July 12, 2017

Learning to Operate a Crane

Learning to Operate a Crane

Bobit Business Media editors learned how to operate a truck-mounted crane with help from equipment manufacturer Stellar Industries and custom truck builder Phenix Enterprises.

January 25, 2017

Effectively Managing Fuel in Truck Fleets

Effectively Managing Fuel in Truck Fleets

Managing fuel is about so much more than a price tag. Fuel professionals share insight into best practices for fleets to get a handle on rising costs, cut down on fuel use, and keep track of purchases.

January 12, 2017