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November 7, 2017

Q. How should fleet vehicles be prepared for winter?

A. Basic fluid, tire and battery maintenance can dramatically reduce the chance of drivers getting stranded...

November 1, 2017

Preventive Maintenance Costs Remain Flat in 2017

Continued stability in crude oil prices, along with longer oil drain intervals, are helping to offset the higher cost of synthetic motor oils that are now required by more automotive OEMs.

August 21, 2017

Element Offers Maintenance, Windshield Repair Scheduling on Mobile Devices

Element Fleet Management has begun offering maintenance scheduling through its Xcelerate for Drivers website and mobile app with Firestone Complete Auto Care (FCAC), Tires Plus, and windshield repair scheduling with Safelite AutoGlass locations.

August 14, 2017

Fleet Managers List Top Concerns About Drivers

Some commercial fleet drivers aren’t properly caring for their vehicles, nor are they driving safely, which can raise operating costs and increase risk, fleet managers have told Fleet Financials.

August 14, 2017

7 Steps to Check Oil

A vehicle's engine is at risk for failure when the oil is low or dirty. This video demonstrates how to check the oil. Video courtesy of Allstate. For more maintenance advice, click here.

August 14, 2017

Safety Tip: 12 Maintenance Mistakes to Avoid

Pep Boys lists 12 commonly made maintenance mistakes that can be costly in the long run.

July 24, 2017

Vehicle Maintenance Tips for Summer Heat

AAA offers seasonal advice to help drivers protect their vehicles during soaring temperatures.

May 26, 2017

Safety Tip: Tire Maintenance

In recognition of National Tire Safety Week, here are some tire maintenance tips from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

May 26, 2017

How to Maintain Your Tires

John Nielsen of AAA offers advice on tire maintenance. Video courtesy of AAA. For more tire safety tips, provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, click here.

May 1, 2017

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.

November 18, 2016

PM Transaction Costs Up But Longer Intervals Keep Costs Flat

The auto OEMs continue to adopt more stringent motor oil requirements, which increases the cost of each PM service. But, the intervals between services have continued to widen, mitigating some of the additional costs.

November 16, 2016

Hyundai Offers Subscription-Based Vehicle Ownership

Hyundai will offer a subscription-based approach to vehicle ownership with its 2017 Ioniq Electric sedan that will allow customers to acquire the vehicle for a fixed monthly fee that covers all costs of ownership, Hyundai announced ahead of the Los Angeles Auto Show.

July 19, 2016

FleetNet Hires VP of Vendor Relations

FleetNet America has hired Don Doty as vice president of vendor relations for the provider of maintenance and repair services for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, the company announced.

May 17, 2016

Fleet TCO Reaches 5-Year Low, Element Says

The total cost of ownership of fleet vehicles managed by Element Financial Corp. fell 14% in 2015 from the prior year and has reached a five-year low due to low fuel prices, the fleet management company has announced.

April 27, 2016

NexTraq Integrates Data With Fleetio's PM Calendar

Telematics provider NexTraq will integrate its data with Fleetio's preventative maintenance calendar under a new partnership between the companies, NexTraq has announced.

April 21, 2016

How to Get Drivers to Take Better Care of Fleet Vehicles

Driver neglect can cause fleet assets to run less efficiently and give the company a public relations black eye. There are steps — using both the carrot and the stick — fleet managers can take to improve the way drivers take care of their vehicles.

January 22, 2016

Donlen Offers Electronic Driver Notifications for Preventative Maintenance

Donlen has introduced a preventative maintenance program called eCoupon that delivers "comprehensive electronic service notifications" to drivers' tablets or smartphones when it's time for service intervals to improve preventative maintenance compliance and national account utilization.

October 29, 2015

Telogis Adds Mobile Apps to Boost Fleet Productivity

Telogis has released six new mobile apps and redesigned two existing ones to enhance fleet productivity and optimize a company's mobile workforce. The telematics vendor announced the new products at its annual Telogis Latitude conference.

May 12, 2015

10 Ways to Optimize Depreciation Management

It is as true today as it was decades ago: The greatest portion of a vehicle’s fixed cost is depreciation. Here are 10 best practices to help manage this top-level expense.

May 11, 2015

Finding Unity in a Decentralized Fleet

With more than 90 individual client fleets, CBRE, Inc., manages a highly decentralized fleet. But, with one eye trained on meeting individual needs and the other on running a high performing fleet, keeping its customers’ bottom line in mind is one key to continued success.

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