[companyInfo] Fleet Management News Digest from GPSTrackIt.com/ …Featuring periodical updates on new fleet vehicles, and laws, regulations and technology that can impact fleet operations. Ford Introduces Re-Designed F-150 The 2015 Ford F-150 pickup will feature an aluminum alloy body and stronger frame, and it will be available with a new, 2.7-liter EcoBoost V-6 engine, Ford >> Continue Reading >> Continue Reading

[companyInfo] Say Hello To The First-Ever All-Electric School Bus The U.S. has seen electric sports cars, electric vans, SUVs, and public buses, but 2014 will be the first time U.S. drivers see an electric engine outfitted in the familiar black and yellow of a school bus. Motiv Power Systems and Trans Tech Bus developed the first…. >> Continue Reading >> Continue Reading

Every day, more businesses are transitioning to clean fuels and electric vehicles over oil dependent cars and trucks. As of now this green revolution is by choice of the business, but soon fuel efficiency will be required. Last August of 2012, the Federal Government and the NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) broke new ground with more aggressive CAFE (Corporate Average Fuel Economy) standards. >> Continue Reading

[companyInfo] Car Charging Gets $230 Million EV System From Bankrupt Ecotality Car Charging Group Inc. (CCGI), the Miami Beach-based operator of electric vehicle charging stations, acquired the assets of bankrupt competitor Ecotality Inc. (ECTYQ) for $3.34 million, gaining a $230 million network partially funded by the U.S. Energy Department…. Read Full Story… >> Continue Reading

GPS Trackit’s Fleet Pro empowers field service and project managers and dispatchers to dramatically slash expenses with hands-on, real-time Route Optimization. The automated tool simplifies and reduces time spent on fleet vehicle scheduling and mapping. Learn more additional benefits. >> Continue Reading

Green fuels and fleets are environmentally friendly for the planet and financially friendly for businesses. Specific varieties of green vehicles are better for some companies and government operations than others. Fleet managers upgrading to ‘green’ can choose the most suitable fleet vehicles based on green fuel types and engine designs to save more cash, and >> Continue Reading >> Continue Reading

[companyInfo] Chevrolet, GMC Expand CNG Offerings Next year, Chevrolet and GMC will offer new bi-fuel versions of the 2015 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra heavy-duty trucks as well as the all-new dedicated compressed natural gas versions of the 2014 Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana full-size passenger vans. Read Full Story… >> Continue Reading

At the official start of the inaugural Global Fleet Management Conference, Mike Antich, Editor of Automotive Fleet, gave The State of the Commercial Fleet Market address, which included his list of upcoming trends for 2014. >> Continue Reading

Your vehicle tracking system is a powerful tool that can be used to save money in multiple ways, but only if you use all the features. One feature that some GPS tracking providers offer is fuel card integration. Payroll and fuel are two of the largest expenses for fleet managers. Saving even a small percentage on either of these necessary expenditures can have a big impact on the bottom line. >> Continue Reading