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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.

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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.

2015 Resale Forecast for Passenger Cars

Although the overall fleet vehicle market depreciated by 12.1 percent over the previous year, the depreciation rate for cars was 14.8 percent and is expected to increase in 2015.

2014 L.A. Auto Show: Cars

Many of the cars that appeared at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show offer increased performance in a compact, sporty package. Photos by Paul Clinton, Steven Martinez, Becky May, Adam Pringle, Amy Winter, and Chris Wolski.

Managing a Car vs. Work Truck Fleet

Work truck fleets run fewer miles than the typical car fleet, but companies hold these vehicles longer until they get into the costly area of maintenance, including preventive maintenance intervals. Every part of a work truck is driven harder.

Global Automotive Market Recovery Continues

Global automotive growth was seen in the passenger car markets in Western Europe (+6 percent) and Japan (+19 percent), while, in China, demand for passenger cars recorded a double-digit increase (+22 percent).