Thanks to a best-ever March 2014, Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) hit a new first-quarter sales record in 2014 with 30,091 vehicles sold across the Mercedes-Benz, Sprinter, and smart model lines. Vehicles leading the way included the C-Class, E-Class, and M-Class model lines.
May 30, 2014
The 1,400-vehicle nationwide fleet lowered its total cost of ownership, increased safety, improved load capacity, and boosted driver morale after moving from smaller trucks up to ½-ton pickups.
February 10, 2014
After making the switch to a new strap hoist vehicle lift, American Residential Services (ARS) has reduced technician injuries, increased productivity, lightened vehicle loads, and improved portability.
June 13, 2012
Automotive Fleet congratulates the winner of its 2011 Professional Fleet Manager of the Year Award, Theresa Belding of Forest Pharmaceuticals. She was recognized for optimizing vehicle replacement cycles, reducing vehicle offerings, managing daily rental spend, and decreasing fuel consumption.
May 1, 2011
Verizon recently launched a comprehensive sustainability program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and conserve energy. Previous efforts reduced CO2 emissions by more than 793 million lbs.
July 19, 2010
When David Vasquez created a vehicle justification model to better assess take-home vehicle need, he not only lowered costs by avoiding excess commuter miles, but also gained a better handle on costs of ownership.
June 30, 2010
For the third consecutive year, Ford’s 2010 F-Series Super Duty was voted Medium-Duty Truck of the Year by Work Truck magazine readers. The commercial “work horse” offers a variety of cab styles and tow/payload capacities.
May 12, 2010
LKQ Corporation keeps fleet operations lean and uses telematics to increase daily fleet delivery stops, dramatically reduce overtime costs, improve driver safety, and trim fuel costs.
January 29, 2010
Chevrolet wins Fleet Car of the Year five years running, with the Malibu capturing the honor for the second straight year. Fleets commend the 2010 Malibu for distinctive styling, outstanding fuel efficiency, and exemplary quality.
December 15, 2009
Known as the most dependable, longest-lasting full-size pickup on the road, the 2010 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 earns Automotive Fleet magazine’s top spot for the third year in a row.
December 15, 2009
The City’s Fleet Services Division recently implemented a state-of-the-art technology
system, resulting in significant productivity gains for all technicians.
November 9, 2009
Through implementing vehicle committees, the City Utilities of Springfield, Mo., increased communication with its field crew and improved driver satisfaction, leading to a higher level of trust and crew engagement.
August 6, 2009
The winner of the 2009 Public Sector Fleet Manager of the Year Award, Doug Weichman of Palm Beach County, Fla., has saved millions by expanding fuel contracts and right-sizing the County’s fleet.
May 21, 2009
The City of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., achieved Fleet Sentinel World-Class certification after 18 months of preparation. Its monthly PM completion rate now averages more than 99 percent, allowing the fleet to double its lifecycle.
March 18, 2009
The State’s fleet department continues to work toward a safe and cost-efficient fleet. Weekly license checks help the State assess driver risk, increasing driver safety, minimizing liability, and reducing accident costs.
September 1, 2008