Gasoline Falls to $3.53 Per Gallon

 
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<p><em><strong>Photo of 2014 Ram 3500 courtesy of Ram Truck.</strong></em></p> Ram Questions Ford's 'Best-in-Class' F-450 Claim

Ram Truck is questioning Ford's claim that its 2015 F-450 holds the "best-in-class" towing rating for heavy-duty pickup trucks announced earlier this month.


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<p><em><strong>Photo via Wikimedia.</strong></em></p> Gasoline Falls to $3.53 Per Gallon

The average price of gasoline fell 5.4 cents to $3.539 per gallon for the week ending July 28, reports the U.S. Energy Information Administration.


<p><em><strong>Photo courtesy of BMW.</strong></em></p> BMW Develops Fast Charging System

BMW has developed a new fast charging system that can restore the battery in its i3 all-electric vehicle to 80 percent in 30 minutes, the automaker announced.



Finalists Announced for Fleet Exec of the Year

The race for 2014 Fleet Executive of the Year has been narrowed to four finalists for an award that will be announced at the AFLA Conference in September.


Omnitracs to Relocate HQ to Dallas

Fleet management software provider Omnitracs will relocate its corporate headquarters to Dallas from San Diego, the company has announced.


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The Fleet Manager's Handbook, sponsored by WEX

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Risk(ier) Business: Enhancing Your Fleet's Safety Initiatives

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Why Fleets Choose Volvo: A 2015-MY Overview

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GPS Fleet Tracking at the Next Level: Beyond the Basics, Sponsored by Sprint

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<p><em><strong>Photo courtesy of istockphoto.com</strong></em></p> Finding Lost Dollars in Your Fleet Budget

Fleet managers know that it's smart to focus cost-reduction efforts where the money is - depreciation and fuel. But, within these categories, there are savings that even experienced fleet managers often miss.


<p><em><strong>Photo via<span class="owner-name truncate"> Lo&iuml;c Dupasquier</span>/Flickr.</strong></em></p> Safety and Cost Reduction Go Hand in Hand

It is the single biggest responsibility fleet managers have — ensuring drivers, company vehicles, and the general public are safe. The good news: safety and savings aren’t mutually exclusive.


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