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November 17, 2017 - Industry News

Honda Prices Next-Gen 2018 Accord

Photo of 2018 Accord 2.0T Touring courtesy of Honda.

The second of three planned models of Honda's tenth-generation 2018 Accord mid-size sedan will retail for at least $31,200, including delivery fees, and will go on sale.

Tags: Honda, Honda Accord, Mid-Size Sedans, 2018-MY

November 17, 2017 - Industry News

Nissan's 2018 Murano Retails for $31,525

Photo of 2018 Murano courtesy of Nissan.

Nissan's 2018 Murano will increase $810 to $31,525 (including delivery fees) and will add several features across all trim grades, including automatic emergency braking, forward collision warning, and upgraded infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

Tags: Nissan, Pricing, Nissan Murano, 2018-MY, Mid-Size SUVs

November 17, 2017 - Global News

Volkswagen to Invest $40B+ on EV, Autonomy

Volkswagen AG will spend more than 34 billion euros ($40 billion) in the next five years to revamp its vehicle lineup to include a heavier push of battery-electric vehicles, autonomous driving features, and ride hailing systems, the company has announced.

Tags: Volkswagen, Mobility, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Ride Hailing

November 16, 2017 - Industry News

Mitsubishi to Debut Eclipse Cross in L.A.

Photo courtesy of Mitsubishi.

Mitsubishi will unveil its 2018 Eclipse Cross compact SUV ahead of the Los Angeles Auto Show at a Nov. 29 press conference.

Tags: Mitsubishi, L.A. Auto Show, Compact SUVs, 2018-MY

November 16, 2017 - Executive Fleet News

Volvo to Launch SUV, Vehicle Subscription Service in L.A.

Volvo unveil a new utility vehicle and launch its vehicle subscription service, Care by Volvo, at the upcoming Los Angeles Auto Show.

Tags: Volvo, L.A. Auto Show, Subscription

November 16, 2017 - Industry News

GM to Start EV Rollout in 2021

Photo of CEO Mary Barra courtesy of GM.

General Motors will begin rolling out its next-generation of electric vehicles in 2021, and it seeks to to reach its goal of offering 20 such vehicles by 2023, CEO Mary Barra told investors on Wednesday.

Tags: General Motors, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Investors, C-Suite

November 15, 2017 - Industry News

Mazda Adds Turbocharging to Mazda6

Photo of Mazda6 courtesy of Mazda.

Mazda will debut its new Mazda6 that will arrive as a more fuel efficient model with cylinder deactivation and a higher performance turbocharged model ahead of the Los Angeles Auto Show, the company announced.

Tags: Mazda, Turbocharging, L.A. Auto Show, Mazda Mazda6, Mid-Size Sedans

November 15, 2017 - Industry News

Hyundai Bringing 8 New SUVs by 2020

Graphic courtesy of Hyundai.

Hyundai Motor America is reshaping its car-dominated lineup with a plan to introduce eight new crossover utility vehicles by 2020 starting in March with its Kona subcompact SUV, the company announced.

Tags: Hyundai, Compact SUVs, 2018-MY

November 14, 2017 - Executive Fleet News

Infiniti QX80 Refreshed for 2018

Photo of the 2018 QX80 courtesy of Infiniti.

Infiniti has refreshed its QX80 flagship SUV for the 2018 model year with exterior design tweaks and upgraded infotainment and technology features, the company has announced.

Tags: Infiniti, Luxury SUVs, Large SUVs, 2018-MY

November 14, 2017 - Global News

Toyota Brings Mirai to Australia

Photo: Toyota

Toyota did not provide a timetable for when the Mirai would hit the market in Australia, but a smaller, cheaper version of the car is rumored to be released in 2019.

Tags: Toyota, Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Australia, Toyota Mirai

November 13, 2017 - Executive Fleet News

Cadillac Expands Book Subscription Service

Photo courtesy of Cadillac.

Cadillac has rolled out its Book vehicle subscription service in Los Angeles and Dallas, after introducing it in New York City in January.

Tags: Cadillac, Executive Vehicles, Subscription

November 9, 2017 - Industry News

Ford Invests $220M in South Africa Plant

Photo: Ford Motor Company South Africa

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

Tags: Pickup Trucks, Investment, Ford Ranger, Ford, South Africa

November 8, 2017 - Executive Fleet News

Buick Introduces Flagship Avenir Sub-Brand

Photo of the 2018 Buick LaCrosse Avenir courtesy of GM.

Buick will begin offering Avenir-branded versions of its vehicles that will provide the highest level of luxury within the nameplate. The GM unit rolled out the sub-brand with the 2018 Enclave Avenir.

Tags: Buick, Executive Vehicles, Buick Enclave, Buick LaCrosse, 2018-MY

November 8, 2017 - Industry News

L.A. Auto Show to Feature 60+ Vehicle Debuts

Logo: LAAS

Automakers will announce more than 60 vehicles for the first time globally and in North America at AutoMobilityLA, the Los Angeles Auto Show's trade show preceding the public opening of the event later this month.

Tags: L.A. Auto Show, Nissan, Chevrolet, BMW, Jeep Wrangler, Industry Events

November 6, 2017 - Industry News

2018 Jeep Wrangler's Fuel Economy Rated

Photo of 2018 Jeep Wrangler courtesy of FCA.

The V-6 powered 2018 Jeep Wrangler improves fuel economy by 11% in combined city and highway driving in part by adapting an eight-speed automatic transmission that replaces a five-speed gear box, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Tags: Jeep, Jeep Wrangler, EPA, Fuel Economy, 2018-MY, Off-Road Vehicles, Compact SUVs, L.A. Auto Show

November 1, 2017 - Industry News

Commercial Fleet Sales Climb 3.7% in October

Photo of 2017-MY half-ton pickups courtey of manufacturers.

Sales of vehicles to commercial fleets from eight manufactures increased 3.7% to 49,801 in October with strong truck sales outweighing a nearly 30% decline in cars, according to Automotive Fleet data.

Tags: Fleet Sales, Procurement, Trends

November 1, 2017 - Industry News

Volkswagen Rolls Out More 2018-MY Fleet Incentives

Photo of 2018 Passat courtesy of VW.

Volkswagen has added several more fleet incentives to its 2018 model-year lineup to go with two previously-announced incentives for its new Atlas and Tiguan SUVs.

Tags: Volkswagen, Fleet Incentives, 2018-MY

October 31, 2017 - Industry News

FCA Teases 2018 Jeep Wrangler

Photo of 2018 Jeep Wrangler courtesy of FCA.

Fiat Chrysler has provided a glimpse of the 2018 Jeep Wrangler, which it will unveil at the Los Angeles Auto Show on Nov. 29, the company announced.

Tags: Jeep, Jeep Wrangler, 2018-MY, Off-Road Vehicles, L.A. Auto Show

October 30, 2017 - Industry News

2018 Nissan TItan XD Adds Snow Plow Prep Package

The new Snow Plow Prep Package features high-capacity, heavy-duty front springs and is available for use with five leading snow plow manufacturers. (Photo courtesy of Nissan)

Though winter officially doesn’t start until December 21, the 2018 Nissan TITAN XD full-size pickup will be ready for the worst the season can throw at it with the arrival of a new Snow Plow Prep Package.

Tags: Winter Driving, Nissan, SnowEx, Meyer, Snow Plow, Western, Nissan Titan, Fisher, Boss

October 27, 2017 - Industry News

Nissan's 2018 NV200 Cargo Van Starts at $22,755

Photo of 2018 NV200 courtesy of Nissan.

Nissan is increasing the starting retail price of the NV200 compact cargo van by $450 to $22,755 for the 2018 model year and adding a few enhancements, Nissan has announced.

Tags: Nissan, Nissan NV200, Compact Vans, 2018-MY, Cargo Vans

October 25, 2017 - Executive Fleet News

BMW Introduces 2018 X2 Crossover

Photo of 2018 X2 courtesy of BMW.

BMW's 2018 X2 will arrive in the spring as a sleek X1-based crossover with a low-slung body and standard all-wheel-drive powertrain, BMW has announced.

Tags: BMW, 2018-MY, Subcompact SUVs, BMW X2

October 25, 2017 - Executive Fleet News

Land Rover Discovery Sport, Range Rover Evoque Boost Power for 2018

Logo: Land Rover

A pair of Land Rover's luxury compact SUVs — the Discovery Sport and Range Rover Evoque — will offer a pair of new four-cylinder gasoline engines among other updates for the 2018 model year, Jaguar Land Rover has announced.

Tags: Land Rover, Luxury SUVs, Compact SUVs, 2018-MY, Jaguar Land Rover, Land Rover Range Rover

October 25, 2017 - Industry News

Mitsubishi Fuso Launches Electric Truck Brand E-Fuso

Photo courtesy of Mitsubishi Fuso

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation launched E-Fuso, a product brand exclusively dedicated to electric trucks and buses, and unveiled its all-electric heavy-duty truck concept.

Tags: Mitsubishi Fuso, Heavy-Duty Trucks, Battery-Electric Vehicles, E-Fuso

October 20, 2017 - Industry News

2018 Nissan Sentra Price Unchanged at $17,875

Photo of 2018 Sentra courtesy of Nissan.

Nissan's Sentra compact sedan adds enhancements for 2018 including automatic emergency braking and a back-up camera and will retail for $17,875, which is unchanged from 2017.

Tags: Nissan, Pricing, Nissan Sentra, Compact Sedans, 2018-MY

October 19, 2017 - Industry News

2018 Nissan Maxima Starts at $33,905

Photo of 2018 Maxima courtesy of Nissan.

The 2018 Nissan Maxima retails for at least $33,905, which is $410 above the starting 2017 model, Nissan has announced.

Tags: Nissan, Pricing, Mid-Size Sedans, 2018-MY, Nissan Maxima


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