Halliburton Adding Telematics, Safety, and Compliance Solutions

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October 6, 2015
<p><em>Photo of 2016 Metris cargo van by Paul Clinton.</em></p> Mercedes-Benz Revamps Van Upfitting Program

Mercedes-Benz has reformatted its van upfitting program ahead of the launch of the 2016 Metris mid-size van, which has begun arriving at dealer lots.

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<p><em>Photo of Halliburton pipe recover wireline truck via Wikipedia.</em></p> Halliburton Adding Telematics, Safety, and Compliance Solutions

Oil service provider Halliburton Co. will roll out a range of fleet management services under a multiple-year contract it signed with MiX Telematics over the next 12 to 18 months, the fleet management vendor announced.

<p>The 2016 Golf Sportwagen offers an intelligent choice for fleets by providing competitive cargo room, safety features and an&nbsp;EPA-estimated highway fuel economy of 44 mpg with the automatic transmission.</p> 2016 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen: Versatility of an SUV, Maneuverability of a Car

Sponsored by Volkswagen of America Inc.
The 2016 Golf SportWagen provides the interior flexibility, cargo space and fuel efficiency demands that makes it an ideal fleet choice.

NAFA Toughens Distracted Driving Policy

The NAFA Fleet Management Association has adopted a policy prohibiting the use of any electronic device while driving by its employees, contractors, and volunteers, the fleet management association has announced.

<p><em>Celebrating the first day as part of Element at the Eden Prairie, Minn. campus were (L-R) Brad Nullmeyer, president, Element Financial Corp.; Kristi Webb, president &amp; CEO, North American Fleet Management; Jim Halliday, executive vice president; Steve Hudson, CEO, and William Lovatt, chairman of Element Financial Corp.</em></p> Element Discusses Integration Strategy

Element Financial Corporation, upon closing its acquisition of GE Capital's U.S. fleet business, has now turned its attention toward integrating two fleet management companies.


ARCHIVED: Originally broadcast on Thursday, May 28, 2015
Five Cost Saving Tips that Go Way Beyond Fuel Economy, sponsored by Ford Telematics Powered by Telogis
It’s time to expand your possibilities beyond just saving on fleet fuel costs. This webinar archive will cover additional savings that you could be taking advantage of including driver safety and reduced liability, maximized utilization, reduced labor costs, improved competitive edge, and condition-based maintenance.

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<p><em>Photo via Wikipedia.</em></p> Gasoline Inches Lower to $2.31 Per Gallon

The average price of a gallon of unleaded gasoline fell four-tenths of a cent to $2.318 for the week ending Oct. 5, according to federal records.

<p><em><strong>Image courtesy of NETS.</strong></em></p> NETS Kicks Off Drive Safely Work Week

This year's theme is “#PlanAhead – Your Key to Driving Safely.”

<p>According to the April report from the Energy Information Administration (EIA), total propane exports averaged 636,000 barrels per day in April 2015 &mdash; 222,000 barrels above April 2014 levels.</p> How Alt-Fuel Incentives Improve ROI

An increasing number of fleets across the U.S. are considering alternative fuels as a way to reduce emissions and avoid the volatile cost of conventional fuel.

Mike Antich
Editor and Associate Publisher
Market Trends
Increased Demand and Rail Delays Create Upfitter Logjam in MY-2015

One challenge for both the 2015- and 2014-MY has been the increased volume of fleet vehicles going to upfitters, which has resulted in capacity constraints. With the increasing demand and growth of the commercial truck and van segments – particularly among utilities and service industries – the percentage of upfitted vehicles is growing. Upfitters are feeling the pressure of increased demand.

Sherb Brown
Vice President and Group Publisher
Nobody Asked Me, But...
The Fleet Manager Is Still Here to Stay

Fleet management will always be a critical role in any business or public entity that relies on vehicles regardless of the title of the person making the decisions.

The Metris cargo van retails for $29,945.
Metris Ride and Drive
This MKC is powered by a 2.0-liter EcoBoost engine mated to a 6-speed transmission.
Lincoln's 2015 MKC
The Fleet Technology Expo was held at the Long Beach Convention Center Aug. 24-26.
2015 Fleet Technology Expo in Pictures
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Bulk vs. Retail Fueling

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Remarketing 101: The Impact of Seasonal Price Patterns on Fleet Returns

2015 GPS Tracking Purchasing & Implementation Guide

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Merchants Fleet Management Hires Regional Sales Manager

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Senior Web Editor
(310) 533-2565
Mike Antich
Associate Publisher and Editor
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Eric Bearly
East Coast Sales Manager
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Robert Brown Jr.
Great Lakes Sales Manager
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