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Photo of Nissan Leaf electric car courtesy of Nissan.


Nissan Recalls Leaf, Sentra Cars

Set to begin June 11, the recall covers more than 25,000 vehicles in the 2014 to 2017 model years.

Graphic courtesy of CarMD.


Repair Costs Tied to ‘Check Engine’ Lights Rise 2.7%

A newly released report from CarMD also finds that the most common problem triggering onboard diagnostics is a faulty oxygen sensor.

Photo of Mercedes-Benz Metris courtesy of Mercedes-Benz.


Mercedes-Benz Metris Vans Recalled for Seat Belts

The recall, set to begin in June, covers 305 vans in the 2016 model year.

Photo of Toyota Tacoma courtesy of Toyota.


Toyota Recalls Tacoma Trucks for Oil Leaks

The recall covers an estimated 228,000 pickup trucks in the 2016 and 2017 model years.

Photo of BMW M760Li xDrive sedan courtesy of BMW.


BMW Recalls M760Li xDrive for Braking Issue

Set to begin June 1, the recall covers 97 vehicles in the 2017 and 2018 model years.


Kia Cadenza Earns Top Safety Award

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety names the sedan a Top Safety Pick+ award winner after stellar performances in crashworthiness tests.

Crash report forms from all 50 states lack sufficient fields or codes for law enforcement to record all critical data, according to NSC. Photo courtesy of the Oregon Department of Transportation via Wikimedia Commons.


Skimpy Crash Reports Hindering Prevention Efforts

A National Safety Council review of state motor vehicle crash report forms reveals their shortcomings in collecting critical data needed for crash prevention efforts.

(l. to r.) Pam Sederholm, executive director of AALA; Nikith Rajendran; and Mike Antich, editor of Automotive Fleet. Photo by Jim Park.


Fleet Safety Award Nominations Deadline Extended

The nomination deadline for the 2017 Fleet Safety Award has been extended to Monday, May 8.

Former Defense Secretary Ash Carter, center, tours Amazon headquarters in Seattle. DoD photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Tim D. Godbee.


Amazon Explores Autonomous Delivery Vehicles

A new media report reveals that the online retailer sees self-driving vehicles as a means for speeding deliveries and cutting last-mile carrier costs.


Safety Tip: Driving Near Farm Equipment

It's planting season again, so fleet drivers are encountering more farm equipment on the roads. Here's some timely advice from the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau to help drivers more safely share the road with farm equipment.


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