By Chris Brown , May 2013
At its annual fleet preview, Volkswagen talked fleet sales, residual strategies, product lineup, three new turbo engines and how diesel can help your costs (but not your heart rate).
June 4, 2012 in Fleet Acquisition
The 2012 Volkswagen Jetta TDI clean diesel car produces 90% less air pollution and delivers a lower fuel cost per mile with 42 highway mpg and a 600 mile range.
April 2, 2012 in Legislative
Federal legislation to repeal the 12% federal excise tax on truck and trailer purchases and replace it with an increase in the diesel fuel tax was introduced March 29 in the U.S. House of Representatives.
By Chris Brown , March 2012
A fleet manager has investigated and implemented alternative fuel and alternative power such as hybrids, all electrics, CNG, propane, clean diesel and biodiesel versus traditional gas. Which solutions are working best for his fleet of trucks, buses and vans?
By Chris Brown , December 2010
Should Congress have let the hybrid, diesel and CNG tax credit die while keeping the ethanol fuel credit?
By Chris Brown , May 2010
Driving pleasure and green can coexist. Includes Vincentric fleet lifecycle data.
By Chris Brown , March 2010
New diesel regulations have caused market shifts in diesel truck offerings, higher price points and increased servicing. Fleets must learn to adapt. But will it produce a move away from diesel?
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With fewer drivers and substantially longer fleet lifecycles, fleet managers will pivot to new job functions.
Car rental companies are migrating to vehicle segments with better residual values, though not without bumps in the road.
Taking in the seminars, discussions, and networking at the 2016 Auto Rental Summit, trend lines emerged around shifts in model mix, data protection issues, increasing labor costs, workforce engagement, and new platforms to rent cars.
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