Table 1-14: U.S. Automobile and Truck Fleets by Use (Thousands)

Table 1-14: U.S. Automobile and Truck Fleets by Use (Thousands)

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  1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001e
TOTAL automobiles and trucks in fleets U U U U U 15,257 15,570 15,869 16,879 15,530 15,196 13,642
Automobiles in fleets, total U U U U U 9,042 9,124 9,225 9,550 7,742 7,346 6,640
Automobiles in fleets of 25 or more (10 or more cars from 1999)a                        
Businessb 2,889 2,628 2,492 1,751 1,722 1,326 1,295 1,188 1,159 3,195 2,950 2,620
Governmentc 538 504 516 401 428 1,214 1,209 1,218 1,030 885 883 734
Utilities 551 544 548 386 382 376 376 377 359 320 317 U f
Police 249 250 264 264 266 269 274 280 289 302 306 312
Taxi (includes vans) 141 141 140 140 141 139 130 181 190 135 136 142
Rental (includes vans and SUVs) 990 1,160 1,448 1,501 1,473 1,518 1,590 1,608 1,602 1,733 1,581 1,542
Automobiles in fleets of 4 to 24 (4 to 9 cars from 1999)a U U U U U 4,200 4,250 4,373 4,921 1,172 1,173 1,290
Trucks in fleets, total U U U U U 6,215 6,446 6,644 7,329 7,788 7,850 7,002
Trucks in fleets of 25 or more (10 or more trucks from 1999)a                        
Businessd U U 1,080 1,378 1,375 1,205 1,275 1,332 1,360 3,016 3,026 2,820
Governmentc U U 297 632 646 2,221 2,215 2,223 2,010 2,400 2,408 2,052
Utilities U U 593 493 487 480 482 483 459 499 498 U f
Other (police, taxi, etc.) U U 7 7 7 7 7 7 8 8 8 9
Rental trucks (not vans and SUVs) U U 304 308 363 202 197 179 181 213 248 246
Trucks in fleets of 4 to 24 (4 to 9 trucks from 1999)a U U U U U 2,100 2,270 2,420 3,311 1,652 1,662 1,875

KEY: SUV = sport utility vehicle; U = data are not available.

a The data source, Bobit Publishing, changed data collection categories from 1999.

b Includes driver schools.

c Includes military vehicles and federal, state, county, and local government vehicles.

d Businesses with 25 or more Class 1-5 trucks including leasing, construction, plumbing, heating, food distribution, pest control, cable TV, etc. (Also applies post-1999 data).

e 2001 data does not include employee-owned fleet information as the source has stopped publishing the data.

f Business and utility data have been combined in the Automotive Fleet Fact Book, 2002.

SOURCE

Bobit Publishing Co., Automotive Fleet Fact Book, 2002.