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Vehicle Downsizing has Made Company-Provided Vehicles More Competitive Against Reimbursement

July 9, 2013

Commercial fleets began a widespread migration to four-cylinder engines and downsizing to a smaller class segment of vehicles in 2005. As a result, fuel costs and depreciation, the two largest fleet expenses, have been lowered by smaller displacement engines and vehicle segment downsizing. This has caused the breakeven point of a company-provided vehicle to shift downward, both in terms of minimum monthly miles and total costs, incrasing the competitiveness against reimbursement.

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Author: Mike Antich | Posted @ Tuesday, July 9, 2013 12:00 AM | » Comments(1)



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