HGA Electronics is replacing its fleet of 100 automobiles used by its field representatives. HGA has been issuing mid-size Ford sedans to sales reps and basic Ford vans to field service reps. As the regional corporate sales representative for Ford, you notice that HGA Electronics has not ordered the necessary upgrades to accommodate GPS units and smartphones that will enhance the field reps’ driving experience.
1. Search the Internet to identify other options that you believe employers should consider for company vehicles. List these options and site your sources.
2. Write an email to Joannie Gayle, the buyer at HGA Electronics, suggesting that she add these options to the automobiles that she’s already ordered, explaining your rationale. [Extra points if you can also estimate cost.