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Nominations for the 2021 candidates for the Fleet Hall of Fame are now being accepted. The deadline to nominate is June 1, 2021. Please fill out our brief questionnaire to submit your nominees. Inductees will be announced at the 2021 AFLA conference.
The pandemic has opened Pandora’s box on working from home – both good and bad. While it has yet to be determined whether this is long-term or short-term trend, it will impact fleet operations. As more jobs involving company drivers become permanently remote, it may result in less travel that will cause reassessment of optimal fleet size.
It has been said that the COVID pandemic has forced changes in America’s workforce from a ‘commuting to the office’ to a remote, home-based model. But has this simply accelerated a trend that has been in the making for many years.
Automotive Fleet magazine is now accepting nominations for the 2021 Edward J. Bobit Professional Fleet Manager of the Year award. Submissions are due by June 1, 2021. The award is sponsored by Wheels Inc. and the Automotive Fleet & Leasing Association (AFLA).
The average volume and value of the cargo thefts in 2020 were the highest recorded in the last five years.
The first truck in the world looked like a cart with an engine and without a drawbar. The engine, called "Phoenix", was a four-horsepower-strong two-cylinder engine located at the rear.
While prices bounce up during springtime, this year's qualify as a leap, an economist says.
Dashcams, DMS, ADAS, and surround camera solutions are making safer roads and reducing commercial insurance losses.
New versions include the Enthusiast ST, rear-wheel-drive Platinum, and Platinum Hybrid.
Utilimarc's survey collected data covering many points, such as by which metric companies would measure EV performance and plans for electrifying fleets in the near future.
ServNet announced on April 7, 2021 that John Brasher will step down as executive director of the auction group, effective April 30, 2021. He leaves the post to pursue other opportunities in the industry. Robert Sullivan, the group’s administrative director, will be named Interim executive director as ServNet’s leadership team conducts an executive search for a new leader.
Peterbilt unveiled its new Model 537 and Model 548 trucks, designed for the Class 7 and 8 segment, and Model 535 and Model 536 trucks, designed for the Class 5/6 non-CDL lease and rental markets.