Automotive Fleet Editor Mike Antich and John Dmochowsky, president of JC Consulting, examine key takeaways from the first week of the Global Fleet Conference, including fleet market reports on Europe, the USA, the Caribbean, and the EV adoption trends in Europe.
May 7, 2021
This regular column is designed to encourage discourse for fleet professionals to let their voices be heard to their peers and other industry professionals.
March 9, 2021
The 2020 model-year Bolt EV increases its driving range on a full charge to an EPA-estimated 259 miles, up by 21 miles over the previous model. The Bolt comes with an impressive array of driver-assistance technologies.
January 6, 2021
Ford wants to make commercial vehicles a larger part of its business, and Ford CV leader Ted Cannis explains how the company is turning to things such as electrification and connectivity to make it happen.
December 6, 2020
A new commercial vehicle (CV) strategy is being implemented by Ford to make commercial vehicles a larger part of its business. Executing this new strategy is Ted Cannis, general manager, Commercial Vehicles for the U.S. and Canada.
November 18, 2020
The initial costs of alternative-fuel vehicles can sometimes be prohibitive, so the mindset when acquiring these vehicles should be in the long-term.
January 15, 2020
For many fleets, aligning governmental mandates with the vehicles that OEMs offer creates a difficult task. This is especially true for fleets that operate a mix of light-, medium-, and heavy-duty vehicles.
January 14, 2020
As more and more manufacturers release new electric vehicles, EV interest has been renewed among fleets.
January 13, 2020
Despite limitations in some fleet applications, most companies are open to the idea of adopting electric vehicles (EV) to make their fleet operations more sustainable by reducing their carbon footprint and reducing GHG emissions.
July 18, 2019
Mark Buzzell is no stranger to fleet. As the prior president and CEO of Ford of Canada, one of his key responsibilities was managing its Canadian fleet business. Buzzell understands fleet and recognizes its importance to Ford.
March 27, 2019
The majority of fleets are reporting that their acquisition strategies are being stimulated by solid organic business growth, with most forecasting an increase or continuation of the same order volume in model-year 2019.
June 26, 2018
Globally, over half of all registered vehicles are owned by businesses. Driving electric vehicle utilization among businesses can play a large role in accelerating the adoption rate of electric vehicles for everyone worldwide.
April 25, 2018
BMW is a global fleet provider with operations in almost every country. BMW wants to expand its fleet market share in the U.S. by implementing an aggressive fleet strategy.
January 20, 2017
The bi-fuel system automatically switches to gasoline when the CNG tank is empty, or drivers can manually switch between fuel sources while driving. The 6.0L V-8 engine features hardened valves and intake/exhaust valve seats.
September 23, 2014
General Electric, which operates one of the largest global fleets, has committed to converting a sizeable percentage of its worldwide fleet to EVs, along with offering and managing EVs for its 65,000 global fleet customers.
February 10, 2011