Thanks to the strong economy that the U.S. is enjoying, U.S. commercial companies have been able to invest more money into their fleets, and strong fleet sales are a reflection of that.
You are missing out on some potentially game changing information when you don’t get out to meet regularly with your peers.
Fuel economy has been and will be the guiding force for change for the manufacturers as well as for our politicians for the near future.
By the end of next year, there are supposed to be over 50 types of plug-in electric vehicles for sale in the U.S. At some point in the recent past, it appears that everyone decided the time is now for electric vehicles.
If you are feeling a little overwhelmed by the latest fleet technology, the fire hose of data your vehicles are generating, or by senior management questions about the latest headlines regarding autonomous, electric, or fuel cell vehicles, rest assured you aren’t alone.
Change is coming fast and furious to the fleet market. Staying on top of all the new trends and technology is a full time job for most fleet managers.
We’re about to launch the most audacious stage for the company yet as the Bobit family has decided to sell the family business to Westport, Conn.-based Gemspring Capital.
This year's Fleet Manager of the Year award presentation gave us a chance to honor some of the truly incredible people in our industry.
It’s a difficult thing to realize you need to make big changes in the way you do business. We all struggle with that in today’s climate.
If you don’t stay on top of the latest developments in mobility, battery technology, autonomous vehicles, and telematics, you are subjecting yourself to the whims of senior management who may be making decisions based on the latest trendy news.
We’re not where we need to be with battery technology and the whole herd seems to be betting that a magical new solution will appear in time to save us all. I sure hope they are right.
The mainstream media may have sold out lock stock and barrel to the fringe elements but as a fleet decision maker you still have some tremendous resources that you can rely on.
The fleet management companies, the telematics providers, the upfitters, and the general service providers in our market can offer you some wonderful advice, but the only person who can really tie it all together is a fleet manager.
Three years have gone by since our founder Ed Bobit passed away. In many ways it feels like an eternity but in other ways it feels like he was just here yesterday. He was a larger-than-life force and left quite an impact on me, and on the fleet industry.
It’s becoming clear that there are some real changes brewing in our industry: everything from powertrains to new vehicle classes, to autonomous vehicles, and new safety technology.