Search Close Menu

Articles

Assessing the Ford F-150 Hybrid for Fleets

Our PowerBoost test truck was a 4x4 SuperCrew XLT with 5.5-foot bed. Ford thankfully decided...

Our test of the new F-150 PowerBoost netted an extraordinary 19.2 average mpg with a 1,732-lb. payload and 25.1 mpg without. Adding PowerBoost’s 12,700 lbs. of max towing, is it blasphemy to finally turn our backs on diesel for true work applications?

10 Solutions to Fleet EV Adoption

10 Solutions to Fleet EV Adoption

It’s an exciting time in the auto industry, as OEMs are producing alternative-fuel vehicles, with EVs at the head of the list. All manufacturers, both domestic and foreign, are making EVs. Following are 10 major factors to consider before making the jump to introducing more EVs into your fleet.

Implementing an Asset Simplification Strategy

Implementing an Asset Simplification Strategy

Simplifying asset specifications by narrowing the number of chassis, bodies, equipment, and other major upfit components in your fleet will reduce asset diversity and minimize many of the problems created by a diverse asset base.

Fleet Incentives

Determine the actual cost of owning and running a vehicle in your fleet. Compare vehicles by class and model.

Low Demand Flattens Fuel Prices in 2020

Low Demand Flattens Fuel Prices in 2020

The largest fleet operating expense is fuel, which traditionally represents approximately 60% of all operating costs. However, the decreased miles driven by fleets during the pandemic was the No. 1 factor contributing to keeping fuel costs flat in 2020.

Tire Costs Flat but Expect Higher Prices in 2021

Tire Costs Flat but Expect Higher Prices in 2021

Reduced tire demand and a decrease in overall miles driven have caused tire manufacturing volume to decline in 2020, creating a downstream ripple effect softening commodity prices for natural rubber, but this may change in 2021.

Total Fleet Maintenance Costs Flat in CY-2020

Total Fleet Maintenance Costs Flat in CY-2020

Although unscheduled maintenance increased due to extended service lives, prolonged inactivity during the COVID lockdown, and longer downtime due to parts shortages, costs were flat as vendors refrained from price increases.

Fleet FAQ

President of Agile Fleet

Ed Smith

President of Agile Fleet

https://www.agilefleet.com/?utm_source=Bobit&utm_medium=FAQ
Director of Business Development at ORIGOSafeDriver

Matt Sheffer

Director of Business Development at ORIGOSafeDriver

https://origosafedriver.com