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Proposed Law Would Ease Fuel Economy Rules

A pair of federal lawmakers from Michigan have proposed a bill that would make it easier for automakers to meet fuel economy requirements.

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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.

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Forecast Calls for Continued Low Oil, Fuel Prices

Lower than earlier forecast crude oil prices are expected to translate into continued low prices at the pumps for both diesel and gasoline, according to a new U.S. Energy Department report.

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Types of Driver Reimbursement

There are four types of driver reimbursement models: IRS business mileage reimbursement rate, a fixed allowance, the Fixed and Variable Reimbursement Rate (FAVR), and a hybrid model that uses the FAVR guidelines but delivers the driver payment in a cents-per-mile model.

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Driver Reimbursement Perks and Pitfalls

While fleets typically gravitate toward company provided models, there are legitimate reasons they might want to consider utilizing a reimbursement program. However, there are a number of caveats fleets should consider.

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Ways to Reduce Fleet Fuel Costs

Even with the current low cost of fuel, fuel continues to account for a large percentage of a fleet’s operating budget. Today, there are a number of strategies companies can implement to reduce the amount of money spent on fuel.

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Top 10 Strategies to Reduce Fuel Spend

These are some of the tried-and-true methods that fleets should consider when looking to reduce fuel costs.

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WEX Adds Driver Messaging to ClearView Platform

WEX Inc. of South Portland, Maine, has introduced its next-generation platform as ClearView Advanced, which adds features that help fleet managers better identify drivers who purchase expensive gasoline and send them messages.

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Calif. Governor's Fuel Tax Would Fund Infrastructure

California's Gov. Jerry Brown has proposed raising gasoline taxes and vehicle fees to raise $5 billion per year to repair the state's crumbling streets, highways, and bridges.

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Trump Reverses Obama With Fuel Economy Review

Vowing to end the "assault on the American auto industry," President Donald Trump promised to reopen a federal review of fuel economy standards that was concluded in the waning days of the Obama administration at an event outside of Detroit.

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