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

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 199019911992199319941995199619971998199920002001e2002e2003e2004e2005e2006200720082009201020112012201320142015
TOTAL automobiles and trucks in fleetsUUUUU15,25715,57015,86916,87915,53015,19613,64211,98512,12811,88412,27412,53812,13211,21110,86511,55011,77711,74411,87612,42412,276
Automobiles in fleets, totalUUUUU9,0429,1249,2259,5507,7427,3466,6405,6005,6475,5145,6215,6625,4414,8824,8045,2915,4845,4135,3845,6035,772
Automobiles in fleets of 15 or more (10 or more cars for 1999-2001 and 15 or more cars for 2002-15)a                          
Businessb2,8892,6282,4921,7511,7221,3261,2951,1881,1593,1952,9502,620930929873877927891791741804835728689659685
Governmentc5385045164014281,2141,2091,2181,0308858837341,3601,4201,2001,2001,2371,2631,2991,3521,3301,2401,2901,2451,3251,340
Utilities551544548386382376376377359320317U fU fU fU fU fU fU fU fU fU fU fU fU fU fU f
Police249250264264266269274280289302306312317317402412414420432417424408416430441441
Taxi (includes vans)141141140140141139130181190135136142148148156162169172175159155148155159155135
Rental (includes vans and SUVs)9901,1601,4481,5011,4731,5181,5901,6081,6021,7331,5811,5421,5551,5201,5701,6201,5951,4401,2891,1751,5531,7451,8501,9202,0402,156
Automobiles in fleets of 4 to 14 (4 to 9 cars for 1999-2001 and 5 to 14 cars for 2002-15)aUUUUU4,2004,2504,3734,9211,1721,1731,2901,2901,3131,3131,3501,3201,2558969601,0251,1089759419831,015
Trucks in fleets, totalUUUUU6,2156,4466,6447,3297,7887,8507,0026,3856,4816,3706,6536,8766,6916,3296,0616,2596,2936,3316,4926,8226,504
Trucks in fleets of 15 or more (10 or more trucks for 1999-2001 and 15 or more trucks for 2002-15)a                          
BusinessdUU1,0801,3781,3751,2051,2751,3321,3603,0163,0262,8202,1802,1812,3372,3702,4112,3062,2241,9992,1362,2372,1872,1362,2322,340
GovernmentcUU2976326462,2212,2152,2232,0102,4002,4082,0522,0702,1021,6151,6151,6731,7041,7011,7511,6841,5121,5601,6321,7271,810
UtilitiesUU593493487480482483459499498U fU fU fU fU fU fU fU fU fU fU fU fU fU fU f
Other (police, taxi, etc.)UU777777888999263749465955586267757777
Rental trucks (not including vans and SUVs)UU304308363202197179181213248246251289492521540490381380391417465480535582
Trucks in fleets of 4 to 14 (4 to 9 trucks for 1999-2001 and 5 to 14 trucks from 2002-15)aUUUUU2,1002,2702,4203,3111,6521,6621,8751,8751,9001,9002,1102,2032,1451,9641,8751,9902,0652,0532,1692,2501,694

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

a The data source, Bobit Publishing, changed data collection categories in 1999 and again in 2002.

b Includes driver schools.

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

d Businesses with Class 1-5 trucks may include leasing, construction, plumbing, heating, food distribution, pest control, cable TV, etc.

e 2001-2015 data do not include employee-owned fleet information as the source has stopped publishing the data.

f Business and utility data have been combined in the 2002 to 2013 issues of the Automotive Fleet Fact Book.

SOURCE

Bobit Publishing Co., Automotive Fleet Fact Book, annual issues, available at http://www.automotive-fleet.com/statistics/?prestitial=1 as of Jan. 1, 2016.

Updated: Tuesday, May 23, 2017