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Nobody Asked Me, But...

Sherb Brown, the vice president and group publisher for BBM's AutoGroup, provides a seasoned perspective on the fleet industry. Sherb is actively involved in several auto industry associations including the Automotive Fleet and Leasing Association and the American Car Rental Association.

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Wrapping Up Another Year

Thanks to the strong economy that the U.S. is enjoying, U.S. commercial companies have been able...

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.

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The Next Chapter

Dave Durepo, president of AFLA, speaks during the final day of the 2019 AFLA annual corporate...

It’s impossible to attend great fleet events like AFLA and not get caught up in why is has helped make the industry so great, but equally exciting is seeing how much the association is ready to take on the evolving industry that is fleet.

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Fleet Ground Zero

Bill Elliott, CAE, executive director of AFLA, speaks at the 2018 AFLA Conference.

You are missing out on some potentially game changing information when you don’t get out to meet regularly with your peers.

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Electric Shock!

Even if we don’t see a real breakthrough in battery tech, it’s still a Wild West out there for...

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.

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No Pain, No Gain

The largest number of fleet managers (43%) reported that they spent between 76 to 100% of their...

Fortunately, underneath the endless piles of fleet paperwork and daily roadblocks that can make fleet a struggle often lays passion for the industry.

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Embracing a Changing Industry

Automotivefleet.com offers a treasure trove of articles, white papers, and archived webinars...

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.

Fleet Incentives

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

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Things Change

Bobit Business Media will remain headquartered in Torrance, California.

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.

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The Leaders and Best

Bobit Business Media's Sherb Brown, vice president, and Robert Brown, sales manager, accept the...

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.

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Fleets Driven by Safety

Backup cameras are among a range of factory features that improve safety in fleets.

It doesn't matter if you are running a pharma fleet, a public sector fleet, a Class 8 tractor fleet, or a fleet of golf carts. Our analytics show that everyone is driven to find the latest information on how to keep their drivers, customers, and company safe.

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Big Brother Isn't Always a Bad Thing

Though the number of fatal accidents has decreased meaningfully from 2005, death rates have been...

Driving is a dangerous activity, and fleet managers have to work hard to protect their drivers' safety. Though the number of fatal accidents has decreased meaningfully from 2005, when features like backup cameras were released, death rates have been climbing again recently with the increase of distracted driving.

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Surprising Fleet Resale Trends

The perfect storm of increasing gas prices and increasing prices for mid-size cars versus SUVs...

The market is shifting and you don’t want to be caught off guard. Pay attention to gas prices and retail buying trends, as well as the resale market so you don’t get caught with the wrong vehicle at the wrong time.

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Better Safe Than Sorry

Recently, backup cameras become mandatory for every automobile built in the U.S., though the...

As technology progresses further, it will be interesting how the increasing connectivity and the internet of things (IoT) impacts vehicle safety features.

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The Fleet One Percenters

The 2018 NAFA Institute & Expo was held April 24-27 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim,...

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.

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Associate Vice President, Strategic Partners

Sherry Calkins

Associate Vice President, Strategic Partners

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