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Replace or Recondition Emergency Vehicles?

By Alan Binstein

To control costs, the University ofMedicine and Dentistry of New Jersey attempts to establish a vehicle replacement cycle program for its emergency vehicles.

Are You Overmaintaining Your Fleet Vehicles?

By Mike Scott

Overmaintaining fleet vehicles strains costs.Using a conditionbased strategy, right-sizing vehicles, and reviewing the repair vs. purchase decision are steps that can help strike the right balance.

Wake County's Diverse Approach to a Greener Fleet

By Shelley Mika

Wake County,North Carolina, makes its fleet more environmentally friendly in some surprising ways.

Biodiesel Use Helps Port of Seattle Exceed Government Standards

By Shelley Mika

The state ofWashington agency pumps alternative fuel into a diverse fleet of vehicles and equipment. Switching between B-75 and B-99 helps alleviate lack of supply and weather-related drawbacks to its use.

Maximizing Vehicle & Equipment Resale at Auction

By Fiona Soltes

Here are some tips for bringing in top resale dollar for those “unusual” pieces of equipment.

Automated Motor Pools Cut More than Just Frustration

By Paul Dexler

Fully automatic systems put vehicles and the people who need them together without frustrating paper work, missed connections, and underused vehicles.

Virginia government officials (l-r): Viola Baskerville, Richard Sliwoski, Gov. Tim Kaine, and Don Unmussig. Virginia Expands E-85 Network with Award-Winning Initiative

By Phil Bolsta

The Commonwealth of Virginia partners with both the public and private sectors to build E-85 fueling stations and promote the use of this clean-burning ethanol and gasoline blend.

Gas vs. Hybrid: A Fleet Analysis

By Chris Brown

The lifecycle cost experts at Vincentric help put a price tag on greening your fleet.

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Blog

Managing a Police Fleet

Paul Clinton
Can EVs Work as Patrol Vehicles?

By Paul Clinton
Adding a fleet of battery-electric vehicles or plug-in hybrids to your motor pool is one thing. But giving an electrified sedan to a police officer seems like a trickier proposition.

Next-Gen Fleet

Facundo Tassara
New Year's Resolution

By Facundo Tassara
Goals don’t need to happen next month or right now. I recommend they don’t. In fleet management, things rarely happen overnight. So creating that list of goals might help you keep your eye on the prize.

Chance Favors the Prepared Mind

By Facundo Tassara

Driving Notes

Chris Brown
2017 VW Golf Alltrack SEL

By Chris Brown
The 2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack is a Golf SportWagen, but brawnier, with VW’s 4Motion all-wheel-drive as standard.

2017 Mercedes-Benz E300 4Matic

By Chris Wolski

Nobody Asked Me, But...

Sherb Brown
Five Unpredictions for 2017

By Sherb Brown
We may not be able to predict the future here at Automotive Fleet, but we can confidently predict that 2017 will be very interesting.

Fleet Success Comes From Sticking to Just the Facts

By Sherb Brown

FleetSpeak

Thi Dao
Fleet Greening in Trump's America

By Thi Dao
Whatever your political opinion, there’s no doubt Trump’s agenda on the environment is vastly different from President Obama’s.

How Are Your Customer Interactions?

By Thi Dao

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