European moves to mark the end of the road for diesel and gas-powered cars are putting pressure on carmakers to not get left behind in the shift towards electric vehicles, analysts said.
In a further sign of those pressures, Toyota Motor Corp and Mazda Motor Corp on Friday announced they would join forces to develop electric vehicle technologies and build a $1.6 billion assembly plant in the U.S.
LeasePlan USA is in the midst of a big transformation, gearing its products and services to appeal to fleets of all sizes, and preparing for a world of increased mobility.
Driving an older vehicle is often a smart financial decision, as they're typically more affordable to buy and insure. But an older vehicle could also make you a target for car thieves
The National Insurance Crime Bureau recently released its annual "Hot Wheels" report, which identifies the 10 most-stolen vehicles in 2016 in the United States according to vehicle theft data.
The Mentor smart phone solution combines the latest telematics technology with driver scoring and coaching, and works with FICO to come up driver safety scores that are truly meaningful.
For today’s fleet managers, one key point to understand is that vehicles are now driving data.
We never like to miss an opportunity to talk with Rob Hill, Multinational Business Development Liaison at ARI. He has been working with multinational fleets for many years and has a seasoned perspective on the state of the global market. In our latest interview with him, he explains ARI’s transparent approach to helping global fleets control costs and increase efficiency.
In Globally Speaking, Mark Boada has penned a comprehensive article on the state of alternative fuels. With the hype around EVs, one could think that electricity has it all wrapped up as the vehicular fuel of the future – but not so fast, there are a lot of forces at work worldwide.
CEI’s series on negligent entrustment concludes this week in On Fleet Driver Management, addressing the value of onboard vehicle safety technologies. Since these technologies are available, is it incumbent upon a fleet to offer only vehicles with these sometimes pricey options?
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Merchants Fleet Management is pleased to announce the addition of Mike Gavio to their team as Regional Sales Manager with his territory focused in the northeast region.
Gavio comes to Merchants with 19 years of professional sales experience in the fleet and advertising industries. Mike spent the last six years as a top performing sales professional for ARI.
Fleet Logistics’ owner, TÜV SÜD Group, is reorganizing its fleet consultancy division by absorbing the legal entities behind the TCOPlus and FleetVision brands into the Fleet Logistics Group.
The former owners, Hans Damen and Bart Vanham, will take a step back from day-to-day activities and formally leave the business by mutual agreement by October 1st 2017. They remain, however, committed to ensuring business continuity for TCOPlus and FleetVision customers.