Dave Funston, manager, national fleet operations for Mazda North American Operations, passed away on April 1, 2021, following a three-year battle with colon cancer. He was 61.He has the distinction, to date, of being longest reining fleet manager in the history of Mazda North American Operations.
April 3, 2021
The robust economy is creating record numbers of new jobs and a subsequent labor shortage that is being exacerbated by the large wave of Baby Boomer retirements, but some see uncertainty of future market conditions.
December 11, 2019
Jeff Allspaugh, director of North American fleet and travel operations at Genus PLC left the company on March 3. Succeeding Allspaugh is Ben Braydon.
March 5, 2018
Joshua Chamuler was named director of transportation at ThriftBooks, which is based in Seattle, Wash., and is the largest online seller of used books in the world.
February 28, 2018
Greg Janik, president of the Automotive Fleet & Leasing Association (AFLA) from 1986-1987, passed away on Sept. 8. He was 74. Janik was a long-time member of AFLA and a strong supporter of the fleet industry.
September 11, 2017
The South American automotive market has tremendous potential. IHS Insights forecasts the continent’s automotive market will grow significantly by 2025, becoming one of the top three growth markets globally for light-vehicle sales.
December 8, 2015
The dynamics in today's market are eerily familiar to the resale value softness that occurred in the last decade. It appears that we are on the same trajectory, with off-lease volumes peaking in 2016.
May 12, 2014
Remarketing through multiple online platforms is not a question of "if," but "when." Standardization is the next step.
January 9, 2014