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Electric Shock!

Electric Shock!

By the end of next year, there are supposed to be over 50 types of plug-in electric vehicles for sale in the U.S. At some point in the recent past, it appears that everyone decided the time is now for electric vehicles.

April 29, 2019

3 Ways to Get More Electric Vehicles on the Road

3 Ways to Get More Electric Vehicles on the Road

Moving past a few electric vehicles (EVs) to dozens or hundreds of EVs in a fleet has its challenges, which could be solvable through technology and a structural change or two. By Phillip Kobernick

October 5, 2018

Ready or Not, Electrification Is Coming

We’re not where we need to be with battery technology and the whole herd seems to be betting that a magical new solution will appear in time to save us all. I sure hope they are right.

December 1, 2017

What's the Future of Transportation?

Often, innovation is driven by the private sector. But public sector agencies are also leading the way in designing transportation systems for the future.

June 1, 2017

The House of Electric Vehicles

It’s becoming clear that there are some real changes brewing in our industry: everything from powertrains to new vehicle classes, to autonomous vehicles, and new safety technology.

June 1, 2017

Keeping Your Eyes on the Prize

Fleet managers should stay current with new developments in the auto industry but stay grounded in reality to keep their fleets efficient and prepared for the future.

April 1, 2017

Five Unpredictions for 2017

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

January 13, 2017

Influencing the Future of Alt-Fuel Transportation

Influencing the Future of Alt-Fuel Transportation

Given the push for “greener” fleets all over the country, it’s no surprise that fleet managers, the vehicle experts of their agencies, have become strong influencers in the future of alternative-fuel transportation. However, should government agencies have an alt-fuel agenda?

January 24, 2014

Is It Time to Create an Energy Manager Position?

Most OEMs believe it will require the use of a diversity of fuels to meet the 2016 and 2025 CAFE requirements. As a result, OEMs will need to develop a broader portfolio of vehicles, powered by a diversity of fuels. Will this fuel diversity necessitate the creation of an energy professional position? The State of Colorado thinks so.. My prediction is that in the near future, additional political subdivisions will follow the lead of the State of Colorado.

September 17, 2012

Converging Trends to Reconfigure Light-Duty Vehicle Composition of Public Sector Fleets

Multiple trends are converging that will ultimately reconfigure the future composition of light-duty fleet assets. A new era of police packages will commence with the 2012-MY. The ongoing mandates to acquire more "carbon friendly" vehicles necessitates the acquisition of more non-traditional fleet vehicles. Another converging trend is the embryonic emergence of greater numbers of EVs and PHEVs in future fleet service. The implications of these changes are far-reaching.

June 28, 2010

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