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Pepsi Names Senior Fleet Manager

Prior to joining PepsiCo, Richard Callis was senior manager of fleet for Charter Communications in Charlotte, N.C.

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Chevin Clients Asking for More Mobility Features

Chevin Fleet Solutions has seen a significant increase in requests from clients to add mobility-related features to its fleet software, the company announced.

A new Amazon app called Relay allows drivers enter cargo information, allowing them to check in with a QR code and get through the security gate. Photo: Amazon

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Amazon App Helps Get Drivers In and Out of Warehouses Faster

The new app, called Relay, is Amazon's first attempt at automating the truck delivery process.

AAA projects that 45.5 million Americans (89% of travelers) are planning a road trip this Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Photo via Wikimedia/Minesweeper

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Highest Thanksgiving Day Travel Predicted in 12 Years

AAA Travel projects that 50.9 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more away from home this Thanksgiving holiday weekend, an increase of 1.6 million travelers compared with last year. Car rental rates will hit a five-year holiday high at $70 per day.

There’s no one route to the future, yet there already are on ramps open to it.

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Which Way to the Smart Highway?

If you were asked to describe a smart highway, you might say it swiftly collects tolls. You might say it speeds the flow of goods. You might say it advances safety. You might even say it glows. And you might say, how on Earth do I merge onto this ribbon of wonder?

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Mobility Changes to Transportation to Accelerate in 2040

The emergence of ride hailing, autonomous vehicles, electrified vehicles, and other mobility trends should bring greater changes to transportation networks in the U.S., Europe, and China by 2040, according to a new report from IHS Markit.

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Nissan North America Adopts Chevin Software

Chevin Fleet Solutions is now implementing its web-based, enterprise-level software FleetWave at Nissan North America, the software provider announced.

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MetroGistics’ Monster Mash Fundraiser Nets $24K

Auto transport company MetroGistics raised $24,148 at its annual Monster Mash Halloween Party that will be evenly distributed to Helping Strays – The Humane Society of Monroe County, Illinois, and the Humane Society of St. Clair County SNAP (Spay, Neuter, Adopt and Protect) in China, Michigan.

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Ford Invests $220M in South Africa Plant

The expansion is aimed toward increasing production of the Ranger Raptor pickup truck, which the Silverton plant manufactures alongside the Everest SUV.

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Fleet Hall of Fame: Dave Hansen, GM Fleet

Dave Hansen, who previously served as general manager of GM Fleet & Commercial Operations for General Motors before his retirement, was inducted into the Fleet Hall of Fame at the 2017 AFLA Conference. Read the full story here.

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