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Operating Costs Remain Flat for Fifth Consecutive Year

Fleet operating costs remained stable in CY-2017, primarily due to the lower volatility of fuel prices. But, there is upward pressure on maintenance labor rates and higher commodity prices that will impact the cost of replacement tires.

Roundup of Class 1-7 Trucks for 2018

With 11 automakers to choose your light- to medium-duty trucks from for the 2018 model-year, Work Truck provides the need-to-know highlights to help you with your truck selection process. 

Operating Costs Flat for Fourth Consecutive Year

With fuel representing 60% of a fleet’s total operating costs, lower fuel prices are keeping overall fleet costs flat. Also, vehicle build quality is high, curbing maintenance costs, and lower commodity prices have stabilized tire prices.

October Fleet Sales Fall 10%

Sales of vehicles from eight manufacturers to commercial fleets declined 10.8% to 48,024 units in October and reduced year-to-date sales to 3.4%.

Fleet Sales Fall 19% in September

Sales of vehicles from eight automakers to commercial fleets fell 19.6% to 40,657 units in September but remain solidly positive for the year, according to Automotive Fleet data.

Upfitting Options for Light-Duty Trucks

Light-duty trucks are often used by vocational fleets, and the needs of these fleets vary. Upfitting options range from storage solutions and inserts to full service bodies and everything in between.

Commercial Fleet Sales Fall 10% in August

Sales of vehicles from eight manufacturers to commercial fleets fell 10% to 46,555 vehicles mostly due to a sharp drop in car sales, according to Automotive Fleet data.