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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.

EnjoyTravel.com Acquires Doorental.com

EnjoyTravel.com is strengthening its position for the return of the U.K. and European domestic...

The acquisition creates growth by combining complementary customer networks and is a key step in EnjoyTravel.com’s plan to further expand in the Swedish, Italian, and French tourism markets

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?

Overall Fleet Sales Continue to Improve in November

Total fleet sales for the month — which is comprised of commercial, rental, and government sales...

Commercial fleet sales from nine manufacturers totaled 47,942 in November 2020, representing a 11.8% overall decrease when compared to the same time last year, though this was an improvement over what was reported the previous month in October.

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Hertz May sell Donlen to Pay Debt, Bloomberg Reports

Hertz May sell Donlen to Pay Debt, Bloomberg Reports

Hertz Global Holdings has considered selling it’s Donlen leasing business if it can get at least $1 billion and has several buyers interested in the fleet management company, chiefly private equity funds, according to a report from Bloomberg.

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Auto Focus

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

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