Monthly Archives: January 2013

Spotlight: Mechanic Comparisons

Mechanics: Wage and Billable Hour Comparisons

This week’s spotlight highlights mechanics from the municipal and utility markets. The graphs below show the distribution of wages among these two groups of mechanics. 32% of utility companies pay mechanics between $33.57 and $36.59 an hour. 70% of municipalities pay mechanics less then $33.56 an hour. Continue reading

Spotlight: Police Patrol Vehicles

What Patrol Vehicles Will Replace the Crown Vic?

With the retirement of the Crown Victoria, police departments are looking for alternative models for their patrol vehicles. This spotlight highlights the results of a case study comparing the performance of the Chevy Tahoe and the Chevy Impala as police vehicles. Continue reading

Update: Utilization Query

Updated Utilization Query Adds Options for Users.

As part of a continued effort to provide the best in vehicle analytics, Utilimarc has implemented an update to the Utilization Query. Users now have the ability to identify vehicles above or below custom benchmarks for annual mileage and fuel consumed. Continue reading