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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 Ernst

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.

FleetFAQ

Fleet Management And Leasing

Jack Firriolo from Merchants will answer your questions and challenges

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Public Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Amin Amini from Verizon Connect will answer your questions and challenges

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Fuel Management

Bernie Kanavagh from WEX will answer your questions and challenges

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FleetSpeak

Thi Dao
When Are Policies Too Strict?

By Thi Dao
Before writing a policy that will last for years, determine whether it’s the best one. Would a typical employee follow the policy?

What Your Vehicles Say About Your Fleet

By Thi Dao

Managing a Police Fleet

How Chevrolet's Tahoe PPV Differs From its Retail Relative

By Michaela Kwoka-Coleman
For the Chevrolet Tahoe PPV, tires are added to the vehicles that are capable of handling speeds of up to 134 mph and the brakes are adjusted to handle frequent stopping at high speeds.

Police Vehicles Pushed to the Limit in California

By Paul Clinton

Next-Gen Fleet

Facundo Tassara
Vehicle-to-What? — Evolving Vehicle Communication Technologies

By Facundo Tassara
Can vehicle collisions be avoided with vehicle-to-infrastructure or vehicle-to-vehicle technology? Several of the major OEMs think so and are spending billions of dollars a year working on the technology.

Streets of the Future Could Take Automatic Tire Readings

By Facundo Tassara

Driving Notes

Paul Clinton
2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

By Paul Clinton
The 2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter is a significantly upgraded van that offers a dizzying array of configurations and meaningful improvements designed to improve productivity for delivering packages or hauling passengers.

2018 Ford EcoSport

By Mike Antich

Nobody Asked Me, But...

Sherb Brown
Remembering Sundays in St. Louis, Detroit, and Atlantic City

By Sherb Brown
There is just no better opportunity to network, to learn, and to mingle with the best and the brightest than an in-person fleet event.

Adapting to a Changing Tide

By Sherb Brown

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