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NHTSA's Tim Johnson discusses how vehicles have gotten safer and the work his research group has...
Johnson addressed a packed room. XL Hybrids gave attendees the opportunity to test a hybrid-electric Ford Transit.
During the ride and drive, Mobileye demonstrated its safety system for attendees. Orange EV brought one of its electric yard trucks to the ride and drive.

2016 Fleet Technology Expo in Pictures

The 2016 Fleet Technology Expo (FTX) gave fleet managers and stakeholders speakers and a ride and drive. Attendees had the opportunity to network and learn about the latest equipment and technology in the exhibit hall. Among the awards presented was the inaugural Fleet Visionary awards, which were sponsored by Merchants Fleet Management. Photos by Thi Dao, Jim Park, and Roselynne Reyes.

Ram Commercial had its lineup on display, including Ram heavy-duty and Ram ProMaster vehicles.
At its press briefing Ram unveiled its Ram 1500 Lonestar Edition, which is available exclusively...
The Lonestar edition includes distinctive badging.

2016 Texas State Fair Vehicles

Ahead of the Sept. 30 opening of the State Fair of Texas, which includes a large display of vehicles from major automakers, OEMs presented automotive journalists debuts of new vehicles, Texas-specific vehicles, and updates on existing products. Photos by Chris Wolski.

The redesigned Duramax 6.6L V-8 turbo-diesel will deliver 445 hp and 910 lb.-ft. of torque. It...
The Duramax 6.6L V-8 turbo-diesel will be mated to an Allison 1000 6-speed automatic transmission.
Journalists had an opportunity to preview the 2017 Silverado HD equipped with the Duramax 6.6L...

Chevrolet Silverado HD's 6.6L Duramax Diesel

During a media event leading up to the 2016 State Fair of Texas, GM unveiled its redesigned Duramax 6.6L V-8 turbo-diesel, which will be offered on the 2017 Silverado HD. Journalists had an opportunity to preview the engine in the 2017 Silverado HD to test its towing and road handling capability at the Texas Motor Speedway. Photos: Chris Wolski

Nissan also plans to offer a King Cab extended cab model for the XD and half-ton models sometime...
The PRO-4X Titan XD traversing an obstacle course.The Titan half-ton and XD crew cabs are...
The Titan XD starts with a base price of $35,290. Pricing for the half-ton starts at $34,780.

Nissan 2017 Titan and Titan XD

Automotive journalists tested the Nissan Titan's capablities at a recent ride-and-drive event at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. Nissan showed off the lineup's various trims, including the new Single Cab model. Read our driving impressions of the 2017 Nissan Titan half-ton pickup here. Photos by Chris Wolski and Amy Winter-Hercher.

The federal fleet size consistently decreased until 2015, when it rose by 1%.
The average ages of vehicles have risen across all agencies, except for U.S. Postal Service...
Cost per mile for passenger vehicles and trucks has decreased from 2014, while CPM for "other"...

2016 Federal Fleet Statistics

Data is derived the U.S. General Services Administration's FY-2015 Federal Fleet Report. The GSA gathers this information from federal agencies reporting motor vehicle fleet data.

Refuse truck age increased slightly while police vehicles and dump truck age decreased slightly...
Police vehicle and refuse trucks continue to have the highest utilization.
Annual maintenance costs have risen for all types of vehicles. Higher utilization in 2015 as...

2016 Fleet Age and Utilization

The data in this gallery, collected from 20 of Utilimarc's municipal benchmarking clients (cities, states, and counties) includes average vehicle age, mileage, maintenance cost, labor hours, and fuel economy. 

This chart shows a profile of survey respondents and the public entities for which they work....
This graph breaks down the population of the public agencies where survey respondents work.
A significant number of agencies surveyed have small fleets. More than half of those surveyed...

2016 Benchmarking Statistics

Data collected from Government Fleet from its survey this year suggests a slight increase in average fleet size in comparison to the prior year. In addition, a higher percentage of respondents said their annual budgets had increased, a trend continuing since 2013, when this question was first asked.

An Audi A8 LWB 3.0T Quattro, Volkswagen Passat 1.8T R-Line, and Audi A4 2.0T Quattro sit at...
The event began at VW's Herndon, Va., headquarters. Fleet managers were introduced two new...
Matt Lockwood, VW's sales curriculum designer for the VW Academy, shows off the Golf Alltrack SE.

VW, Audi 2017-MY Fleet Preview

The Volkswagen Group of America hosted its 2017-MY fleet preview for Audi and Volkswagen vehicles at its headquarters in Herndon, Va. Read a related news story here. Photos by Paul Clinton and Amy Hercher.