April 19, 2018 - Executive Fleet News
Infiniti will offer electrified versions of all new vehicles by 2021 and hopes to have half of it global model sales be electric vehicles by 2025, the luxury unit announced.
Tags: Infiniti, China, Global, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids
April 18, 2018 - Global News
The 2018 Global Fleet Conference will feature a panel discussion on the topic of managing mobility on a global scale from executives of several international fleet management companies.
Tags: Global, Fleet Events, Global Fleet Conference, Bobit Business Media, Italy
April 17, 2018 - Global News
General Motors and its joint ventures in China delivered 352,346 vehicles in March, a 2% increase from the previous year.
Tags: Vehicle Sales, China, General Motors, Global
The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association recommended that more investment be made for electric vehicle recharging infrastructure in the EU after a recent report found incentives for electric vehicle charging stations were found in fewer than half of the countries.
Tags: European Union, Global, Battery-Electric Vehicles, EV Charging
Renault Middle East launched a lease plan for its electric Renault Zoe Long Range model, which can travel 186 miles on a single charge.
Tags: Renault, Global, Battery-Electric Vehicles, United Arab Emirates
Toyota Australia has unveiled three new models for its Hilux light commercial nameplate in the region.
Tags: Toyota, Australia, Global
April 16, 2018 - Global News
The Uganda government will commercially produce an electric vehicle that has been in development by university students since 2011.
Tags: Global, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Uganda
In its first year of producing vehicles for export, the plant produced 10,000 unites, and in the following year saw a 200% increase.
Tags: Nissan, Brazil, Global, Assembly Plants
April 16, 2018 - Industry News
The nation's average gasoline price has reached a level not seen since summer of 2015 at $2.71 for a gallon of regular unleaded, according to AAA.
Tags: AAA, EIA, Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices
The corporate parent of toll management fleet services provider American Traffic Solutions (ATS) has acquired a Miami-based toll collection company and a European traffic fee company, according to a release.
Tags: American Traffic Solutions, Toll Management, Safety, Mergers & Acquisitions, Fleet Services, United Kingdom
April 12, 2018 - Global News
Volvo has introduced its first all-electric truck for commercial use in Europe, the FL Electric, designed for urban distribution and refuse operations, among other applications.
Tags: Volvo, Refuse Fleets, Electric Trucks, Last Mile Delivery, Global, Sweden
April 11, 2018 - Industry News
California state regulators recently proposed a pilot program that would allow passengers to ride in driverless vehicles, even without a safety driver present.
Tags: California, State Legislation, Uber, Autonomous Vehicles
Ford's redesigned Focus will go on sale in North America in 2019 with a suite of new driver assist features, and will be available in Europe and China later this year.
Tags: Ford Focus, China, Ford, Global, Compact Cars, 2019-MY
April 5, 2018 - Global News
G7 Networks says its new joint venture with other Chinese firms will seek to develop autonomous-driven electric heavy-duty trucks that are highly efficient, safe and easy to manage.
Tags: China, Alternative Fuels, Future Trucks, Autonomous Vehicles, Global
April 4, 2018 - Global News
Ford South Africa is warning customers of a potential fire hazard associated with certain Focus, Kuga, Transit Connect, and Tourneo Connect Vehicles.
Tags: Ford Focus, Ford, South Africa, Global, Ford Transit Connect
Toyota unveiled a prototype of what it’s calling a hybrid flexible-fuel vehicle (Hybrid FFV) for the Brazil market, which can be powered by gasoline and alternative fuel, such as ethanol, as well as Toyota’s hybrid system.
Tags: Toyota, Toyota Prius, Brazil, Global, Ethanol
April 4, 2018 - Industry News
Some 20 states still lack texting while driving bans for all drivers or total cellphone bans for teens and novice drivers, according to the National Safety Council (NSC).
Tags: Distracted Driving, National Safety Council, Safety, Teen Drivers, State Laws
Ford conducted connected-car technology trials in China for the advancement of vehicle connectivity networks, improvement of automated driving systems, and the betterment of traffic efficiency.
Tags: China, Ford, Global, Connected Vehicles
General Motors has named John Roth president and managing director of GM Africa and Middle East operations following the retirement of Mario Spangenberg, who currently holds the position.
Tags: Canada, General Motors, Dubai, Global
April 3, 2018 - Global News
New vehicles produced for the European Union are now equipped with a system that dials emergency services in the event of a serious traffic accident, reducing response time for those services.
Tags: Italy, Sweden, Global, Emergency Response, Safety
April 2, 2018 - Industry News
There is one week remaining for fleets to enter as one of Automotive Fleet’s top commercial fleets in the U.S. for 2018.
Tags: Fleet 500, Automotive Fleet
April 2, 2018 - Global News
Early bird registration for the 2018 Global Fleet Conference in Rome, Italy ends next week, Monday, April 9.
March 30, 2018 - Global News
Waste Management NZ opened a workshop in New Zealand that plans to convert 20 of its diesel trucks into electric vehicles in the next two years.
Tags: Waste Management, New Zealand, Global
March 28, 2018 - Industry News
Workhorse Group Inc. is deploying a fleet of battery-electric cargo vans in the San Francisco Bay area for last-mile delivery and commercial work fleets.
Tags: San Francisco, Workhorse, Last Mile Delivery, Battery-Electric Vehicles
Uber will not renew its current permit to test autonomous vehicles in California, which ends testing in the state for the foreseeable future, reports the San Francisco Chronicle.
Tags: Uber, Autonomous Vehicles, Safety, Fully Autonomous, California, Vehicle Testing
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