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Photo of i3 charging port courtesy of BMW.
BMW Touts Electrified Vehicle Sales Milestone
By Paul Clinton
The BMW Group has sold more than 50,000 electrified vehicles globally in 2017, which marks a more than 70% increase for an automaker that has been aggressively adding plug-in hybrids to its lineup in the past year.
Photo of the 2018 RLX Sport Hybrid courtesy of Acura.
Acura Spruces Up RLX Sedan for 2018
The 2018 Acura RLX redesign is highlighted by a more sculpted hood, new wheel designs, newly designed LED taillights, dual exhaust finishers, and gloss black rear diffusor.
Photo of current generation E300 courtesy of Mercedes-Benz.
Mercedes-Benz Sets 2018-MY Fleet Incentives
By Paul Clinton
Mercedes-Benz has set fleet incentives for 13 of its 2018 model year vehicles and won't offer incentives on its van lineup, the company has announced.
Photo of 2018 Chevrolet Equinox courtesy of GM.
Diesel Chevy Equinox MPG, Range Revealed
By Paul Clinton
Chevrolet's diesel-powered 2018 Equinox compact SUV has been rated by the Environmental Protection Agency to achieve 39 miles per gallon in highway driving, General Motors has announced.
Photo of 2018 HR-V courtesy of Honda.
2018 Honda HR-V Priced at $19,570
Honda has increased the price of its 2018 HR-V subcompact SUV by $105 to $19,570 for the base model, the company has announced.
Photo of 2018 Ram 3500 courtesy of FCA.
Ram Boosts 3500's Tow Rating with Fifth-Wheel Option
Ram has increased the towing capability of its 3500 Heavy Duty pickup for the 2018 model year by offering a fifth-wheel option that would boost the maximum trailer weight rating to 30,000 pounds, Fiat Chrysler has announced.
Photo of 2018 F-Type courtesy of Jaguar.
Jaguar Brings F-Type to Dull and Boring Towns
Jaguar picked two towns in Scotland and Oregon, called Dull and Boring, to launch its 2018 F-Type. Jaguar picked two residents from each town to test the 2018 F-Type R with drives to local stores, coffee shops, and fuel stations.
Photo of 2018 F-150 courtesy of Ford.
2018 F-150 Adds Power, Payload Capability
Ford has boosted the power and efficiency of its F-150 engines for the 2018 model year with improvements that increase payload, towing capability, and fuel economy, Ford has announced.
Photo of 2018 EcoSport courtesy of Ford.
Ford Offers Array of Fleet-Only SUV Options
By Paul Clinton
Ford has made minor changes to the optional equipment packages offered to fleets for the 2018 model-year, and will continue to offer an array of optional equipment for its increasingly popular utility vehicles, including the new 2018 EcoSport.
Photo of Chevrolet's Low Cab Forward trucks courtesy of GM.
Chevrolet Adds Fleet Options for 2018-MY
By Paul Clinton
Chevrolet is rolling out an array of new vehicle options for its fleet customers for the 2018 model year on a trio of utility vehicles, cars, and its low cab forward trucks, the company told Automotive Fleet.com.

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Photo of 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 courtesy of GM. GM's Chevrolet 2017-MY Fleet-Only Options
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Photo of 2017 F650/F-750 courtesy of Ford. Ford's 2017-MY Fleet-Only Options
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