Thefts of Catalytic Converters are on the rise dramatically. According to the National Automotive Dealers Association, “The number of catalytic converter thefts reported in insurance company claims has greatly increased over the past three years, and the National Insurance Crime Bureau estimates that these thefts increased by… Read More »Why is Catalytic Converter Theft on the Rise and What to Do About It
Electric vehicles are an important part of the future state of mobility and our environment. If your organization is currently utilizing or planning to incorporate alternative powertrain vehicles in your fleet, there should be a detailed section in your fleet policy that speaks to charging… Read More »Updating Your Fleet Policy for EVs
As promised, we will continue to update you on new and changing jurisdictional legislation that could potentially impact your operations or your drivers’ experience. Wheels Donlen LeasePlan’s constant monitoring allows us to proactively set procedures into motion as needed. The most recent changes that we… Read More »Compliance Corner -Changes As Of 2023
See your drivers’ productivity increase with DonlenDriver and Wheels Mobile Assistant. Designed to make the management of their company vehicles as easy as possible, our time-saving mobile apps include numerous self-service features. Below are a few highlights to help your drivers get the information they… Read More »Technology Spotlight: Mobile Apps
It is not news to anyone responsible for vehicle acquisition that while vehicle demand has returned to pre-COVID levels, available inventory continues to lag. As we enter 2023 with supply chain constraints easing, out-of-stock purchases continue to be problematic. Inventory is still limited in comparison… Read More »Out-of-Stock Purchases Remain a Challenge Going into 2023
It’s no secret that the last two to three years have seen unprecedented market dynamics resulting in record-high used-car prices. Everybody is familiar with the supply chain constraints in the new vehicle marketplace which precipitated the rise in used car prices. Right now is a… Read More »Remarketing Trends – Are We Entering a Transitional Phase?
In this recurring feature, we will highlight new and upcoming jurisdictional legislation or changes that could potentially impact you, your drivers’ experience or your operations. As always, Wheels Donlen experts monitor changes and proactively set procedures into place when necessary. California – Insurance Mandate Beginning… Read More »Compliance Corner
This past November, the Fleet Safety Conference took place as a stand-alone track within the Fleet Forward Conference. The keynote speaker, Bruce Landsberg, Vice Chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), gave an engaging and eye-opening presentation entitled, “NTSB Analysis: Crash Causes, Solutions and… Read More »The Latest on Safety from Fleet Forward 2022
Fuel card fraud can take several forms most commonly categorized as external fraud and internal fraud. External fraud takes place when a fuel card is stolen or the data on the card is compromised. Internal fraud takes place when employees breach fleet policy or manipulate… Read More »Fuel Fraud – How You Can Guard Against It
This article originally appeared in Fleet Management Weekly It is December. In the Midwest, that means the weather turns cold, the sky turns steel grey, and the ground will most likely turn white with the falling snow. It’s the time that we cover our patio furniture… Read More »Reflect. Renew. Focus.