Fleet Acquisition

10 Takeaways from 1Q U.S. Auto Sales

Trend No. 1: The rapid growth of electrified vehicle sales was the big theme in Q1, with sales...

Sales to fleet buyers were off notably last quarter – down 28% percent from Q1 2020 – but robust retail sales more than covered fleet’s shortfall and provided reason to believe new-vehicle sales have recovered from the pandemic meltdown.

Top Stories

Assessing the Ford F-150 Hybrid for Fleets

Our PowerBoost test truck was a 4x4 SuperCrew XLT with 5.5-foot bed. Ford thankfully decided...

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?

Blogs

Auto Focus

Chris Brown, executive editor of Business Fleet, Auto Rental News, and Fleet Forward, offers his...

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