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Top 10 Fleet Financials Articles for 2018

Readers of FleetFinancials.com were most interested in articles related to procurement, cutting costs, and comparing the economics of sedans and SUVs in fleet.

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Run-flat tire repair procedures recommended by the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA)...

Deciding to Repair or Replace Run-Flat Tires

What should a fleet professional know when utilizing assets with run-flat tire versus a non-run-flat tire? According to mounting and balancing equipment manufacturers and tire manufacturers the consensus is a run-flat’s unique construction makes them more difficult to mount and demount.

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Entitlement Mentality Leads to Vehicle Abuse

Many times employees who have an “entitlement mentality” do not have a sense of responsibility to take care of the company asset as if it was their own. This impacts fleet costs. A company vehicle in poor condition because of driver abuse or neglect will result in lost resale value or incur unnecessary reconditioning expense at auction.

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Commercial fleets are increasingly considering usage-based insurance over a traditional policy,...

Usage-Based Insurance Growing in Popularity with Fleets

Commercial vehicles with usage-based insurance market is projected to grow by more than 18% by 2024, according to new research from Global Market Insights, Inc.

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While overall wholesale prices weakened in November, fleet vehicle values increase 4.6%.

Wholesale Vehicle Prices Soften in November

Overall average wholesale prices softened in November from a year ago mostly due to 2017 prices that were elevated due to increased demand from hurricanes Harvey and Irma, even though values of former fleet vehicles increased, according to Tom Kontos, KAR Auction Services' chief economist.

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More fleets are spec’ing their vehicle selectors to take advantage of fuel-efficient...

Strategies to Reduce Fuel Spend

Companies are spec’ing selectors to take advantage of more fuel-efficient vehicle technologies, such as higher-speed transmissions, turbocharged smaller displacement drivetrains, and, when possible, downsizing to a smaller vehicle.

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LeasePlan USA will offer Geotab's GO plug-and-play device to its commercial fleet clients.

LeasePlan to Offer Geotab Telematics

LeasePlan USA will begin offering its commercial fleets telematics products from Geotab, a Toronto-area leader in tracking and connected vehicle technology.

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