Automotive Fleet

SEP 2013

Magazine for the car and truck fleet and leasing industry

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CONTENTS SEPTEMBER 2013 ■ VOL. 52, NO. 11 Features 18 The Wholesale Market 42 Sandra Lee Receives Keeps the Industry Flowing Fleet Safety Award The supply of used vehicles entering the market in 2013 is increasing, creating a "pretty solid" environment for resale. The remarketers of tomorrow may face some challenges. The 20-plus-year health and safety veteran is responsible for the safety of the company's 33,000 drivers spread around the globe. She currently serves as chairperson of NETS. 26 3 Finalists Vie for Fleet 44 Buick Focuses on Safety Manager of the Year Award in 2014 LaCrosse The 2013 Professional Fleet Manager of the Year judging panel consisted of 37 professionals representing past winners, dealers, auctions, manufacturers, feet management companies, and media. The 2014 Buick LaCrosse alerts drivers to road hazards through vibrations in the seat, chimes in the speakers, and warning symbols on the side mirrors and windshield. 30 Analyzing Fleet 50 Taking the Headaches Fuel Cards First, determine if your feet could beneft by utilizing a feet fuel card provider. Then, analyze your company's feet to determine its needs. Finally, start asking the right questions. Out of Executive Fleet Management Managing a feet of executive vehicles can be a challenge, and the resources and time required can be out of proportion to the numbers. 34 Road Rage: From Traffc 54 Toyota 2014-MY Offense to Criminal Offense Road rage can lead to altercations, assaults, and collisions that result in injuries and even deaths. 38 2nd Annual Fleet Safety Fleet Preview With 165 people in attendance, feet professionals witnessed two vehicle debuts and had some fun "Hollywood" style. 44 Departments 4 On the Web 6 Letters 10 Industry News 12 Fuel Management 16 Market Trends 60 Personnel Personals 62 Used-Car Prices 69 Calendar 70 Ad Index 72 Editorial Conference Focuses on Distraction Distracted driving dominated the agenda at the second annual Fleet Safety Conference in Shaumburg, Ill. June 25-27. 54 38 2 AUTOMOTIVE FLEET I SEPTEMBER 2013 AUTOMOTIVE FLEET (ISSN 0005-1519) (USPS 038-620) is published monthly with additional issues in April and June, by Bobit Business Media, 3520 Challenger Street, Torrance, California 90503-1640. Periodicals postage paid at Torrance, California 90503-9998 and additional mailing offces. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Automotive Fleet, P.O. Box 1068 Skokie, IL 60076-8068. Please allow 6 to 8 weeks for address changes and new subscriptions to take effect. Subscription Prices - United States $35 per year; Canada $42 per year; Foreign $75 per year. Single copy price - $10; Fact Book - $50. The contents of this publication may not be reproduced either in whole or in part without consent of Bobit Business Media.

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