Government Fleet – Issue

September 2016

Cover Story By Staff
2016 Benchmarking Statistics

How does your public fleet compare to others? Data from the 2016 Government Fleet survey shows that overall fleet operating budgets continue to rise slightly and there is a small increase in average fleet size in comparison to the prior year.

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Features

Federal Fleet Statistics

By Staff

Data from the U.S. General Services Administration's FY-2015 Federal Fleet Report is gathered from federal agencies reporting motor vehicle fleet data.

Fleet Age and Utilization Data 2016

By Staff

Utilimarc, a fleet analytics and business intelligence company, provided data about average fleet vehicle age, mileage, maintenance costs, labor hours, and fuel efficiency.

Since Lee County adopted a strict PM program, the life cycle of many of its vehicles has doubled. Photo courtesy of Lee County 13 Bright Ideas for Fleet Improvement

By Roselynne Reyes

Fleet professionals share some improvements they’ve made to their fleets, how they did it, and how others can do the same.

9 Trends in Public Fleet Management

By Thi Dao

Alternative-fuel mandates are driven by political pressure, and too much data is leading to more work, according to fleet professionals around the country.

FleetFAQ

Public Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Amin Amini from Verizon will answer your questions and challenges

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Blog

FleetSpeak

Thi Dao
The Data on Data

By Thi Dao
With fleet management becoming more technology-­driven and automated, there is an increasing amount of data available.

How Many Degrees of Separation?

By Thi Dao

Managing a Police Fleet

Paul Clinton
The Efficiency of the CHP's Vehicle Assembly Line

By Paul Clinton
The California Highway Patrol uses an assembly line similar to one found in an automaker's factory to add auxiliary equipment to about 1,000 vehicles per year.

How FCA Views the Police Market

By Paul Clinton

Next-Gen Fleet

Facundo Tassara
Booster Fuels: Bringing the Gas Station to You

By Facundo Tassara
Booster Fuels brings the gas station to your vehicles for the same price as a gas station. Its team members will fill up vehicles overnight or at a requested time and bill weekly. This could be a solution for fleets with old, expensive fueling infrastructure.

Rethinking Utilization: Using the Energy in Parked EVs

By Facundo Tassara

Driving Notes

Amy Winter-Hercher
2018 Toyota C-HR

By Amy Winter-Hercher
The all-new Toyota C-HR enters the competitive compact SUV market with an eye-catching exterior. Toyota’s Safety Sense System comes standard; it includes safety features like pre-collision and lane-departure alerts and adaptive cruise control.

2017 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel

By Paul Clinton

Nobody Asked Me, But...

Sherb Brown
Fleet Is a Full-Time Job

By Sherb Brown
The fleet management companies, the telematics providers, the upfitters, and the general service providers in our market can offer you some wonderful advice, but the only person who can really tie it all together is a fleet manager.

Size Matters

By Sherb Brown

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