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  • Motorists Hit 2.1 Million Animals in One-Year Period – Safety

    Motorists Hit 2.1 Million Animals in One-Year Period - Safety

    Drivers, watch out; the most dangerous months for animal collisions are November, October, and December. Photo via Unsplash.com/Donnie Rosie During the recent 12-month period between July of 2020 and June of 2021, drivers across the nation struck an animal in the road an estimated 2.1 million times — a 7.2% increase over the previous 12 […] More

  • Manheim Offers Clients Extra Protection for Digital Purchases – Remarketing

    Manheim Offers Clients Extra Protection for Digital Purchases - Remarketing

    The added protection comes at a time when a shortage of transporters has converged with more dealers buying vehicles on digital marketplaces. Photo: Manheim Manheim is giving clients two extra days to arbitrate if a vehicle arrives outside of the standard 10-day timeframe as part of its Digital Buyer Protection program that covers digital purchases […] More

  • Azuga Launches Fleet Sustainability Service – Green Fleet

    Azuga Launches Fleet Sustainability Service - Green Fleet

    The new service is available to any Azuga customer. Photo via pxfuel.com Telematics company Azuga has launched a new fleet sustainability service through a partnership with GreenPrint, a corporate sustainability solutions provider. Through the service, Azuga customers can certify their fleet vehicles are carbon neutral. The entire process receives independent, third-party attestation, and customers will receive impact reports […] More

  • GM Fleet Names Chris Hornberger Director, Fleet Operations and Government Sales – Operations

    GM Fleet Names Chris Hornberger Director, Fleet Operations and Government Sales - Operations

    Chris Hornberger brings a background in finance, pricing, and advertising to his new role at GM.  Photo courtesy of GM Fleet Chris Hornberger has taken on the role of director, fleet operations and government sales for General Motors Fleet as of Oct. 1, 2021. Hornberger will report to Ed Peper, U.S. vice president, General Motors Fleet. Hornberger most […] More

  • Used-Vehicle Prices Average Just Under $27,000 – Remarketing

    Used-Vehicle Prices Average Just Under $27,000 - Remarketing

    Average Used-Vehicle Listing Price, based on 30 days. Graphic: Cox Automotive Used-vehicle inventory improved modestly in September as the average listing price kept climbing, now approaching nearly $27,000, according to a Cox Automotive analysis of vAuto Available Inventory data release Oct. 21. The average listing price for used vehicles broke another record, landing at $26,646 […] More

  • Acquisition Strategies to Work Around Replacement Vehicle Shortages – Global Market Trends

    Acquisition Strategies to Work Around Replacement Vehicle Shortages - Global Market Trends

    Credit: GettyImages The pandemic-induced demand suppression of 2020 and supply constraints of 2021 have created an unprecedented one-two punch to the fleet industry. The microchip shortage has disrupted new-vehicle production, limiting the availability of replacement units, forcing vehicle lifecycles to be extended. This situation has contributed to a 3%  increase in unscheduled maintenance repairs and […] More

  • Wireless Devices in Fleets to Grow 39% by 2024 – Telematics

    Wireless Devices in Fleets to Grow 39% by 2024 - Telematics

    Clem Driscoll of C.J. Driscoll & Associates reports significant growth in video telematics and merger and acquistion activity in his latest market research report. C.J. Driscoll & Associates has released the 2021-22 U.S. Mobile Resource Management Systems Market Study. The study concludes that about 18 million GPS/wireless devices are used today to manage fleet vehicles, […] More

  • KAR Global Completes Acquisition of CARWAVE – Remarketing

    KAR Global Completes Acquisition of CARWAVE - Remarketing

    The online platform enables dealers to wholesale trade-ins and aged frontline units directly from their lot and quickly source new inventory from anywhere. Image: KAR Global KAR Global (NYSE: KAR), an operator of digital marketplaces for wholesale used vehicles, has completed the acquisition of CARWAVE Holdings LLC (CARWAVE) for $450 million in cash, the company […] More

  • Hon Hai Debuts Three Self-Developed Electric Vehicle Model – Fuel

    Hon Hai Debuts Three Self-Developed Electric Vehicle Model - Fuel

    The Hon Hai (Foxconn) Model C Electric SUV Foxconn Aiming to become a next-generation global automotive manufacturer, Taiwan-based Hon Hai Technology Group (Foxconn) recently introduced its three new electric vehicles (EVs)—the Model C recreational vehicle, Model E sedan and Model T electric bus—at its 2021 Hon Hai Tech Day. Hon Hai founder Terry Gou believes “EVS […] More

  • LeasePlan Car Cost Index: EVs Cost Competitive with ICEs in Europe – Fuel

    LeasePlan Car Cost Index: EVs Cost Competitive with ICEs in Europe - Fuel

    The days of EVs as a luxury of the wealthy may soon be over. LeasePlan Compact and mid-size electric vehicles (EVs) are now fully cost competitive with petrol and diesel cars across most European countries according to LeasePlan’s newly released 2021 Car Cost Index. Furthermore, in the few countries where EVs are not yet cost […] More

  • RDA Launches Carsharing Service – Fuel

    RDA Launches Carsharing Service - Fuel

    Argentina-based car rental and fleet management company RDA has launched Keko, a Buenos Aires carsharing service allowing rentals by minute, hour or day. The service is 100% contactless, without human intervention, and available 24 hours a day. Drivers arrange to rent a vehicle through an app, collect and return the car paying only for […] More

  • Autoniq Launches Wholesale Index to Help Dealers Apply Data in Selling Decisions – Remarketing

    Autoniq Launches Wholesale Index to Help Dealers Apply Data in Selling Decisions - Remarketing

    The autoniq Wholesale Index provides real transaction data from the dealer’s local market, allowing them to make informed, data-backed bidding and buying decisions. Image: autoniq Autoniq, a business unit of KAR Auction Services Inc. dba KAR Global, earlier this month announced the autoniq Wholesale Index, according to a news release. The new product provides direct […] More

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