This year’s show floor was electric — literally — with about 20 manufacturers exhibiting electric vehicles or electric chassis. Connected technologies, product enhancements for the final mile, lightweighting and aerodynamics improvements, and new fleet electrification services also grabbed the spotlight.
March 14, 2022
Ford is betting on Ford Pro to meet a connected, electric mobility future. What’s the plan?
January 27, 2022
John B. Poindexter and Mark Hope of JB Poindexter & Co discuss how bodies and upfits are evolving to integrate with electric vehicle chassis and how the company’s new business unit will serve this burgeoning market.
January 10, 2022
Fleets looking to order an F-150 Lightning in the first wave must have entered their interest as a “hand-raiser” with a valid FIN on Ford’s website. Additional reservation holders will be invited in phases to order over the next few months.
January 4, 2022
This year’s agenda had a heavy focus on electrification, but also on the growth of autonomous transportation, the transformation of the automotive supply chain, using predictive analytics to drive efficiencies in maintenance, and how to harness data for multiple fleet processes.
November 29, 2021
Handwringing over the national labor shortage won’t help — but improving your driver retention by 20% is within your grasp. Here are seven strategies to help.
November 1, 2021
A day after filing an amended 10-K that casts doubt on the electric-truck maker’s survival into 2022, the company said it has “multiple avenues to raise capital."
June 9, 2021
You could say the all-new Maverick’s hybrid engine, unibody frame, and 4.5-foot bed make it a niche truck. But in the post-pandemic era of efficiencies and economics, fleets must apply a Swiss Army knife-like approach to job applications.
June 8, 2021
The answers will dictate site design, energy management considerations, software needs, home charging requirements, and fleet policy updates. Without the proper attention, fleet operators face ballooning and unexpected costs.
May 20, 2021