Automotive Fleet - August 2015

Featured Articles Include: * Accident Management Costs Continue Modest Increases * 3 Finalists Vie for the Professional Fleet Manager of the Year Award * Why Element Wants to Buy the Fleet Businesses of GE Capital

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* Accident Management Costs Continue Modest Increases

Experiencing a modest increase in costs in 2014 vs. 2013, fleet managers looking to manage aciddent costs must be aware of the impact of new-vehicle technology, such as crash-avoidance technology, and new-vehicle materials, such as aluminum.

* 3 Finalists Vie for the Professional Fleet Manager of the Year Award

The 2015 Professional Fleet Manager of the Year judging panel consisted of 38 professionals representing past winners, dealers, auctions, manufacturers, fleet management companies, and media.

* Why Element Wants to Buy the Fleet Businesses of GE Capital

Element Financial Corp. has reached a definitive agreement to buy GE Capital's fleet assets in the U.S., Mexico, Australia, and New Zealand.  Separately, Arval will acquire the European portion of GE's fleet business.

* Telematics to the Rescue

Telematics are typically used for the day-to-day business of running fleets, but fleets have found their systems particularly shine when there's an out-of-the-ordinary turn of events.

* 2016-MY Ford Fleet Preview

Ford showcased its 2016 model-year lineup of commercial fleet vehicles to about 1,000 fleet managers, suppliers, and others May 4-6 in Texas.

* 2015 Global Fleet Conference Electrifies Attendees

The 2015 Global Fleet Conference sold out with more than 200 fleet managers and fleet professionals from 21 countries.

* Merging Methodically Onto Highways

Fleet managers can equip company drivers with the tools they need to safely merge onto busy highways.

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