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?
Auto Focus Blog: A blog covering fleets, auto rental and the business of cars
Not caving to a customer with a blatant agenda may have consequences, especially for a small rental company that relies on stellar Yelp ratings to advertise. But business integrity must prevail.
Why are large van values holding up better than their compact counterparts, and will it last?
The car rental industry has built-in advantages to support a world with driverless cars, but it needs to take the next step in partnering with autonomous vehicle stakeholders.
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