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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The issue highlights the need to balance business fairness and consumer protections with the need for competition and to allow new business models to succeed.
More than 1,000 inspections per hour in North America are being conducted in a 72-hour period. Some small fleets may not know that the regulations covered in the inspections apply to them.
Now more than ever, the fleet manager is tasked with harnessing large amounts of data and turning the findings into actionable results. With so much technology driving so much information, the responsibility and burden are now greater than ever.
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