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January 24, 2017

2017 Fleet Management Trends: Safety Tech

Commercial fleets seeking to reduce distracted driving and the associated risks are requesting more semi-autonomous features with leased vehicles such as forward braking, as well as other safety aides such as backup cameras, Bluetooth, and adaptive headlights.

January 6, 2017

CEI Group's Illinois Safety Seminar

The CEI Group hosted a free safety seminar on Nov. 10, at the Renaissance Schaumburg Conference Center Hotel in Schaumburg, Ill. The seminar was divided into four panels that featured experts in fleet safety. Photos by Andy Lundin.

January 1, 2017

How to Effectively Back Up Using Rearview Cameras

Rearview cameras can reduce the blind spot zone behind a vehicle by approximately 90%. However, the technology doesn’t eliminate the need for drivers to turn around and look.

December 8, 2016

2017 Ford Fusion's Return-to-Park Shifter Reduces Rollaways

Ford will offer a rotary shifter that returns its 2017 Fusion to park when the driver exits the car so the sedan is less likely to roll away, according to Ford.

November 28, 2016

Volvo Adds Diesel, Slippery Road Alert to S90, XC90

Volvo Cars is rolling out updates to its S90 sedan, XC90 luxury SUV and V90 station wagon in Europe that include a diesel engine, a slippery road alert, and Android Auto, the automaker has announced.

November 28, 2016

2017 Toyota RAV4 Adds Standard Safety Package

Toyota's safety package becomes standard on all RAV4 models for the 2017 model year, and the nameplate also adds premium and sporty models, Toyota has announced.

November 3, 2016

Ford Developing Evasive Steering, Wrong-Way Alert

Ford is developing several next-generation driver-assisting technologies, including evasive steering that can steer the vehicle away from a collision if the driver doesn't respond and an alert that recognizes when a driver is heading the wrong direction on a road.

October 18, 2016

NHTSA Official Talks Autonomous Vehicles, Safety Tech at FTX

In his keynote address at the 2016 Fleet Technology Expo, the director of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) Vehicle Research and Test Center provided an overview of vehicle safety technologies, covering systems that have recently been introduced to the market as well as technologies currently being developed, such as autonomous vehicles.

September 26, 2016

Toyota's 2016 Fleet Executive Meeting

More than 150 fleet professionals attended the meeting, which included representatives from corporate fleets, fleet management companies, and daily rental companies.

September 13, 2016

Nigeria to Enforce Speed Limiting Technology

All Nigerian cars must have speed limiting devices installed by Oct. 1. Enforcement of the policy will start with commercial vehicles and fleet operators because they carry more passengers, according to the Nigerian Federal Road Safety Commission.

September 12, 2016

Mercedes-Benz Shows Fleet Managers E-Class Safety Tech

Mercedes-Benz hosted Southern California fleet managers at its new Vehicle Preparation Center for a demonstration of its redesigned 2017 E-Class.

September 12, 2016

Continental to Bring New Safety Tech to German Show

Continental will show two new safety technologies at the IAA Commercial Vehicles exhibition in Hannover, Germany, in late September, including a radar system and a head-up display.

July 26, 2016

2017-MY Buying Inclinations Point to Stable Order Year

The majority of commercial fleets report they will acquire approximately the same number of vehicles in the 2017 model-year as they did in the preceding year. However, energy-sector fleets signal decreased new-vehicle orders.

July 14, 2016

2017 E-Class Safety Tech

Mercedes-Benz USA trainers demonstrated the safety technology on the redesigned 2017 E-Class for Southern California fleet managers at a July 13 event. Photos by Paul Clinton and Chris Wolski.

July 1, 2016

Achieving Fleet Safety Program Best Practices

While accident management is aimed at handling the aftermaths of a crash, safety programs are designed to give fleets and drivers proactive tools to create a safety mindset and avoid a driving catastrophe altogether.

June 7, 2016

It’s a Great Time to Be in the Fleet Business

It’s a great time for fleet managers to make a real difference, save money, save lives, and make their businesses more productive.

May 31, 2016

2016 Infiniti QX80 AWD

The 2016 Infiniti QX80 AWD with 5.6L engine is a full-size body-on-frame SUV that competes at the high end of this vehicle segment. It is perfect for executives who want to stand out, and who crave luxury coupled with power.

May 16, 2016

Vans Add Next-Gen Safety Technology

In the light-duty van market, safety has become a priority for fleet buyers and manufacturers.

April 1, 2016

Top 13 Trends in Commercial Fleet Management

Without a doubt, the top two challenges facing fleet managers are cost containment and safety. This pressure is emanating from senior management, mandating fleet managers reduce costs and minimize liability exposure.

April 1, 2016

Not All Safety Systems Are Created Equal

There are a lot of safety options available for the modern fleet’s drivers. It’s time to take a more nuanced look at the options that are available in the market today.

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