This year’s agenda had a heavy focus on electrification, but also on the growth of autonomous transportation, the transformation of the automotive supply chain, using predictive analytics to drive efficiencies in maintenance, and how to harness data for multiple fleet processes.
November 29, 2021
Ford Pro Charging’s Muffi Ghadiali explains how increasing grid demands necessitate fleets and utilities working together to reduce peak load with local battery storage, renewables, and bidirectional power from EVs themselves.
November 22, 2021
Fleets can get the most out of their EVs by ensuring they have the right data to keep them running efficiently and effectively.
October 20, 2021
The vehicle supply shortage has put maintenance back in the spotlight. Meanwhile, OE data is finally being harnessed to better predict when components will fail. How and where can predictive maintenance deliver an ROI for fleets today?
July 27, 2021
You could say the all-new Maverick’s hybrid engine, unibody frame, and 4.5-foot bed make it a niche truck. But in the post-pandemic era of efficiencies and economics, fleets must apply a Swiss Army knife-like approach to job applications.
June 8, 2021
The answers will dictate site design, energy management considerations, software needs, home charging requirements, and fleet policy updates. Without the proper attention, fleet operators face ballooning and unexpected costs.
May 20, 2021
Through a partnership with Element and Karma Automotive, Ayro CEO Rod Keller believes the company’s electric low-speed vehicle will aid efforts to vaccinate a greater share of the U.S. population.
May 13, 2021
The virtual conference presented deep dives on how data is fostering intelligent fleets. The seminars, panel discussions, and networking sessions covered connected cars, electrification suitability, OEM-embedded modems, telematics market trends, the rise of third-party data integrators, the migration to 5G, and video telematics.
April 28, 2021
How efficient is an all-electric Class 6 delivery truck in its regular duty cycle with payloads up to 11,000 lbs.? Weight is less of an EV range inhibitor than you’d think.
March 29, 2021
Keyless technology combined with telematics is moving beyond traditional carsharing to facilitate in-vehicle deliveries, more automated pickup and return processes, and private carsharing trips with business cars.
March 29, 2021
A lifecycle analysis by Vincentric found that total cost of ownership (TCO) for electric vehicles underperforms plug-in hybrid electric and traditional hybrid model counterparts. Running EVs more miles per year has a substantive positive impact on TCO.
March 2, 2021
With BrightDrop, GM is creating a new business to develop the commercial electric vehicle ecosystem. This includes a new electric delivery vehicle and support for infrastructure, logistics, and service planning — as well as an entirely new sales and service network.
February 1, 2021
With V2G, your electric fleet vehicles could act as backup energy when the grid goes down, and you may even be compensated for the power they give back. What are we waiting for?
January 15, 2021
Our test of the new F-150 PowerBoost netted an extraordinary 19.2 average mpg with a 1,732-lb. payload and 25.1 mpg without. Adding PowerBoost’s 12,700 lbs. of max towing, is it blasphemy to finally turn our backs on diesel for true work applications?
January 4, 2021
Motorq’s connected car APIs enable fleet owners to identify the location and pre-delivery status of General Motors’ vehicles. The system uses OnStar technology for “surgical” enablement of data that can be stopped or started as needed.
November 18, 2020