Safe domestic EV charging

Safe domestic EV charging Many electric vehicle owners have admitted to dangerously charging their vehicle at home using extension leads. So what are the dangers of this approach? And what else shouldRead More...

Roundtable: The future of mobility & Connectivity

Roundtable: The future of mobility & Connectivity The quest for less congested roads and healthier air, as well as improved productivity, is driving the government and industry to look at alternative waysRead More...

The HGV driver shortage

The HGV driver shortage Businesses now anticipate that 15 per cent of their current HGV driver vacancies will not be filled. So what can be done? Sally Gilson, head of skills campaignsRead More...

Panel: should fleets feel an immediate pressure to move away from diesel??

Panel: should fleets feel an immediate pressure to move away from diesel? The net zero carbon target by 2050 has re-ignited the need to eliminate transport emissions. But should fleet managers reallyRead More...

Roundtable: Lowering the emissions of commercial vehicles

Roundtable: Lowering the emissions of commercial vehicles There is an appetite amongst commercial vehicle operators to go green, but the government must provide a clear strategy for cleaning up larger vehicles toRead More...

Commentary: Why Not Propane?

While propane as an alternative fuel has been overshadowed by flashy hybrid and fully-electric powertrains, it is not without its advantages. Photo courtesy Roush CleanTech Commentary: Why Not Propane? Propane as aRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Ago 30, 2019

Report Reveals Utility Trailer’s Environmental and Sustainability Improvements

The results of a third-party sustainability performance report shows that Utility Trailer Manufacturing has managed to cut emissions and improve sustainability at its manufacturing operations over the past two decades. Photo courtesyRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Ago 30, 2019

Propane’s Benefits Go Beyond Going Green

Propane, technically a type of liquefied petroleum gas, is increasingly being marketed as “autogas” when it’s used as a motor fuel. It’s regarded as a competitive fuel for light-, medium-, and evenRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Ago 30, 2019

The Range of Propane Autogas Refueling Options Available to Fleets

Propane autogas refueling infrastructure is designed to scale and can easily adapt to the varying needs of any fleet. Photos courtesy PERC The Range of Propane Autogas Refueling Options Available to FleetsRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Ago 30, 2019

Applying Commercial Fleet Best Practices to Two-Wheeled Mobility

Jeb Lopez (left), owner and founder of an auto parts delivery service, was tapped to bring his fleet management expertise to Bolt Mobility’s e-scooter service, fronted and funded by track star UsainRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Ago 29, 2019

Understanding the Critical Role of the Utility in Fleet Electrification

  Proper planning and engagement can aid in the smooth transition to fleet electrification.  Understanding the Critical Role of the Utility in Fleet Electrification Adding electric vehicles to your fleet is notRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Ago 29, 2019

Consumers Downplay Autonomous, Electric Cars

Photo via Pxhere. Consumers Downplay Autonomous, Electric Cars J.D. Power’s 2019 Mobility Confidence Index Study, released in July, exposes adverse feelings towards self-driving and battery-electric vehicles amongst consumers. The Mobility Confidence IndexRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Ago 29, 2019

Advanced Safety Tech Annoys Drivers, J.D. Power Finds

J.D. Power analysts found 61% of drivers sometimes disable their vehicles’ lane-keeping and centering systems. Photo courtesy Mercedes-Benz USA Advanced Safety Tech Annoys Drivers, J.D. Power Finds Some alerts on advanced driverRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Ago 29, 2019

Assessing the True Impact of Delivery Robots on Driving Jobs

Most major delivery companies are testing drones and robots such as this to complete last-mile deliveries. Photo via Flikr. Assessing the True Impact of Delivery Robots on Driving Jobs Ever since the discussionRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Ago 29, 2019

ADAS Complexity Will Create New Maintenance Costs and Vulnerabilities for Fleets

ADAS technologies have made today’s vehicles the safest in history. Photo courtesy of Ford Motor Co.  ADAS Complexity Will Create New Maintenance Costs and Vulnerabilities for Fleets An increasing number of vehiclesRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Ago 28, 2019

Equipping Vehicles to Operate Through Winter

To continue working through the Alaskan winter, BlackHawk Works, a tree removal company, adds snow plows to three of its trucks. Additionally, BlackHawk Works hauls a skid steer with the F-550 andRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Ago 28, 2019

Fleets Offer Best Practices for Preventing Winter-Related Vehicle Downtime

North Pole, Alaska-based BlackHawk Works operates a fleet of seven trucks, six F-series Ford models and a dump truck for its tree, grading, snow removal, and mobile welding services. Fleets Offer Best Practices forRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Ago 28, 2019

Tips to Managing EV Range in Winter

The Gunnison County Electric Association regularly runs its Nissan Leaf during the winter at an altitude greater than 7,000 feet. Photo courtesy of GCEA. Tips to Managing EV Range in Winter Alliy Sahagan coasted in aRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Ago 28, 2019

Personal Use Decreases Vehicle Resale Values

The IRS says that commuting to work is personal use, not business use. Some employees working from a home office believe they are on a business trip anytime they leave their homes.Read More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Ago 27, 2019

Remarketing Trends in 2019

The average 12-month depreciation for the overall wholesale market, as of July 2019, is 12.9%, according to Black Book. Image via Gettyimages.com/RobertCorse/Gettyimages.com/agrobacter.  Remarketing Trends in 2019 The used market so far in 2019Read More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Ago 27, 2019

4 Remarketing Trends to Watch

Sedans are positioned to hold their values well in the coming years since demand should stay consistent to current levels, but supply will decline from current levels. Image via Pixabay.  4 Remarketing TrendsRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Ago 27, 2019

Lytx Fleets Reduce Drowsy Driving by 39%

Fleets that use a Lytx telematics solution reduced drowsy driving by 39%. Graphic courtesy of Lytx. Lytx Fleets Reduce Drowsy Driving by 39% Commercial fleets that used the Lytx Driver Safety ProgramRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Ago 27, 2019

Fleet Complacency Is the Prelude to Fleet Stagnation

Complacency is a real danger to fleet operations, especially well-run fleets. Photo courtesy of Getty Images. Fleet Complacency Is the Prelude to Fleet Stagnation Complacency is a real danger to fleet operations,Read More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Ago 25, 2019

Personal-Use Charges Inch Higher Due to Vehicle Costs

More than 25% of respondents for the survey reported personal use charges of more than $130, with a majority of this group charging more than $160. Personal-Use Charges Inch Higher Due toRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Ago 25, 2019

How to Develop a Journey Management Plan

How to Develop a Journey Management Plan An effective journey management plan is a holistic look at roadway safety risks and how to manage them. Screenshot via National Safety Council/YouTube. Journey management isRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Ago 25, 2019
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