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What You Need to Know About the Volkswagen Settlement

The automaker will spend billions of dollars through its diesel settlement, including buybacks, repairs, and two potential sources of funding that fleets should be aware of.

Graph from City of Virginia Beach Audit of the Department of Public Works - Fleet Management’s Procurement Procedures

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Audit: Va. City Behind on Replacements

Insufficient funding, no separate funding for totaled vehicles, and the rising cost of equipment make it difficult for the City of Virginia Beach, Va., to replace all its aging units.

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Tenn. City to Replace Vehicles with $2M Grant

The City of Gallatin, Tenn., plans to replace several vehicles in its aging fleet after being awarded a $2.7 million state grant. The city plans to replace 19 vehicles and equipment, including refuse trucks, dump trucks, knucklebooms, and box vans.

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10 Snow Plow Trucks Destroyed in N.Y. Fire

The Town of Irondequoit, N.Y., is taking snow plow loans after a Christmas Eve fire destroyed one-third of its plow fleet and its DPW building.

The lease plan includes 14 2017 Chevrolet Malibu sedans. Photo courtesy of GM

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Mich. City Expands Vehicle Lease Program

The City of Kalamazoo, Mich., has decided to expand its vehicle leasing program after the City Commission approved a five-year $952,476 lease to replace 35 vehicles.

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Purdue University Leases Subarus for Motor Pool

Purdue University in Indiana is leasing 78 Subaru Legacy sedans and 12 Dodge Grand Caravans from Enterprise Fleet Management to replace its aging fleet.

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Fed Hikes Interest Rates for Second Time in Decade

Policy makers at the Federal Reserve on Wednesday announced an increase in interest rates for the first time this year and only the second time since the depths of the Great Recession and there are expected to be at least some repercussions for trucking.

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N.Y. Municipality Receives Fleet Management Grant

The City of Kingston, N.Y., plans to implement new protocols for its fleet management program and update its greenhouse gas emissions inventory thanks to a new grant from the state.

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Ind. County Takes Snow Plow Loans After Fleet Fire

Montgomery County, Ind., is scrambling to prepare for snow after a fire destroyed its plow fleet. It solicited and received snow plow loans from various cities and counties from around the state.

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Texas City Eliminates New Fleet Replacement Fund

The City of Killeen (Texas) has terminated its newly created fleet funding program due to a budget shortfall. City Council voted to terminate it on Dec. 6.

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Fleet Managment Insight: ELD Mandate

Understanding the basic principles surrounding the Electronic Logging Devices (ELD) mandate and how to meet its compliance standards.

Sustainability Best Practices

In the world of fleet management, corporate governance and governmental mandates often require a fleet to focus on sustainability as a key objective.

   
Turning Fleet Data Into Applied Strategy

There are five keys to success in transforming fleet data into successful fleet strategy. In short, success depends on the right combination of people and process.

Reimbursement vs. Leasing

At some point, every fleet faces an important choice: administer a reimbursement program or offer company-provided vehicles. This whitepaper will help you understand your options.

   
Sustainability Initiatives

In today’s economy, companies are constantly striving to identify opportunities that optimize their return on investment. As a result, saving money is at the forefront of every fleet manager’s mind.

Improving Efficiencies in Government Fleets Infographic

Cloud computing and big data are powering real-time vehicle monitoring in systems that capture a wealth of actionable information.

   
Cash Flow Management in Financing Vehicles Infographic

There are three key areas where managing your fleet can improve overall cash flow: lease options, maintenance and fuel products.

International Accounting

New accounting standards for leasing transactions are coming down the pike in 2018-19 and they will impact every company and organization with lease agreements.

   
Focused Fuel Cards

Corporate and government fleets have a number of purchasing options available to them to manage their fuel consumption and spend.

Harnessing Big Data

Today’s connected fleet generates a constant stream of data from the many activities involved in successful fleet operations.

   
Fuel Best Practices

In our ever-evolving landscape, optimizing cost-efficiency is one of the paramount priorities of a Fleet Manager.

A Leasing Guide For Fleets

While open-end lease structures are widely accepted in the U.S., this eight-part guide breaks down the advantages of closed-end leases and how this structure can improve your company's image and bottom line.

   
Selecting an FMC

3 Keys to Identifying a Flexible, Stable and Creative FMC.

 

 


 

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