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RideKleen to Roll out Mobile Maintenance Service

RideKleen to Roll out Mobile Maintenance Service

RideKleen has been testing a mobile maintenance service that will allow fleets to schedule oil changes at the vehicle to eliminate the downtime of a vehicle in a service bay.

October 8, 2019

Vehicle Dependability Improves 9%: J.D. Power

Vehicle Dependability Improves 9%: J.D. Power

Buick and Lexus ranked highest in overall vehicle dependability, which improved 9% overall in the past year, according to J.D. Power's annual Vehicle Dependability Study. Fleets using a three-year replacement model may benefit from higher resale prices.

February 14, 2018

A Closer Look at Diesel Cabover Warranties

A Closer Look at Diesel Cabover Warranties

Isuzu, Chevrolet, Hino, and Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America offer similar standard warranties for their diesel cabovers, and provide additional component warranties to increase a fleet manager's piece of mind.

September 5, 2017

Ford Offers CK-4 Alternative Oil for Super Duty Diesels

Ford Offers CK-4 Alternative Oil for Super Duty Diesels

Ford is recommending the use of a new Motorcraft diesel engine oil for its Super Duty trucks and warning fleet and commercial customers to avoid using most new CK-4 or FA-4 oils because they may cause damage to the engine, the company told AutomotiveFleet.com.

March 20, 2017

Tampa Shifts Staffing to Reduce Overtime Costs

Tampa Shifts Staffing to Reduce Overtime Costs

A staff shortage that resulted in rising overtime costs has led the City of Tampa's fleet management division to adjust the way it handles repair work, the city's interim fleet manager told Government Fleet.

October 26, 2015

San Diego County Moving to New Fleet Facility

San Diego County Moving to New Fleet Facility

San Diego County's fleet unit will be moving to a new $22-million service garage to make way for a new crime lab at its existing location, its fleet manager told Government Fleet.

July 29, 2015

Aluminum F-150 Designed for Repairability
Maintenance Inefficiencies Costing USPS $21.8M a Year

Maintenance Inefficiencies Costing USPS $21.8M a Year

The U.S. Postal Service could reduce its maintenance costs by $21.8 million a year by improving oversight of its mechanics and right-sizing staffing at vehicle garages, according to finding by the U.S. Office of Inspector General.

May 6, 2015

Finding Replacement Tires for Medium-Duty Trucks

Finding Replacement Tires for Medium-Duty Trucks

Fleet managers opting for new replacement tires instead of retreads for their medium-duty trucks must tailor the tire to not only the specific gross vehicle weight, but also to the application and specific conditions in which the vehicle will operate.

April 29, 2015

Nissan Extends Commercial Van Warranty

Nissan Extends Commercial Van Warranty

Nissan's van warranty now covers its vehicles for five years and 100,000 miles, a significant bump from the prior warranty that covered the vehicles for three years and 36,000 miles.

June 19, 2014

Salt Lake County's Outsourcing of the Parts Room

Salt Lake County's Outsourcing of the Parts Room

Outsourcing of government fleet services has lost its one-time stigma and has become more normalized, Salt Lake County's fleet director told his peers at the Government Fleet Expo and Conference in San Diego.

June 3, 2014

Outlining the Top 10 Fleet Management Mistakes

Outlining the Top 10 Fleet Management Mistakes

A trio of veteran fleet managers explained 10 key mistakes in the hopes that their peers would avoid these pitfalls at the Government Fleet Expo and Conference in San Diego.

June 3, 2014

Driving a Drug Dealer’s Car
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