January 30, 2015 - Global News
Mazda Motor Corporation announced that it reached an agreement with Itochu Corporation (Itochu) to turn its new national sales company in South Africa into a joint venture.
Tags: Mazda, SKYACTIV, South Africa
January 30, 2015 - Press Release
Fleet fuel card provider WEX Fleet One has promoted four members of its staff at its campus in Antioch, Tenn. Promotions came for Ashley Wilks, Weiss, Alicia Cunningham, and Cathy Preddy.
Tags: Fuel Cards, WEX, Promotions
January 30, 2015 - Industry News
Kia Motors will show off a concept utility vehicle equipped with electric all-wheel drive at the Chicago Auto Show on Feb. 12, the automaker has announced.
Tags: Kia, All Wheel Drive, Chicago Auto Show
The action affects more than 48,000 tires installed on Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse and GMC Acadia vehicles.
Tags: Chevrolet, Goodyear, Buick, Recalls, Chevrolet Traverse, Buick Enclave, GMC Acadia, Tires, General Motors, GMC, 2015-MY, Mid-Size SUVs, NHTSA
Toyota Motor Corporation has announced that its subsidiary Toyota do Brasil LTDA plans to increase annual Etios vehicle production at its Sorocaba Plant in São Paulo from 74,000 units to 108,000 units.
Tags: Toyota, Vehicle Production, Brazil
January 29, 2015 - Industry News
A new report from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety concludes that a driver’s chances of dying in a crash in a late-model vehicle have dropped by more than a third in three years.
Tags: Volvo XC90, Subaru Legacy, Honda Odyssey, Fatal Accidents, Toyota Sequoia, Toyota Highlander, Kia Sorento, Audi A4, Hyundai Accent, Nissan Versa, Mercedes-Benz GL-Class, IIHS, Kia Rio
January 29, 2015 - Executive Fleet News
The recall will address a fire risk in 1,368 of these vehicles in the 2011 and 2012 model years.
Tags: Porsche, 2011-MY, 2012-MY, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Luxury SUVs, Porsche Panamera S Hybrid, Porsche Cayenne S Hybrid
Toyota Motor Corp. plans to expand production of its Mirai hydrogen fuel cell sedan to 3,000 units in 2017 for Japan, the U.S., and Europe.
Tags: Toyota, Toyota Mirai, Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Japan
The recall affects 170,665 2013-2014 model-year vehicles, including hybrid models.
Tags: Nissan, Infiniti, Recalls, 2013-MY, Nissan Pathfinder, 2014-MY, Infiniti JX35, Luxury SUVs, NHTSA, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Infiniti QX60, Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid, Infiniti QX60 Hybrid, Mid-Size SUVs
Every two years, Automotive Fleet conducts a salary survey of fleet managers to find out what the average salary is for the fleet manager position. See how you compare with your peers.
Tags: Automotive Fleet, Career Advancement, Salary Surveys
The 2015 Buick Encore compact SUV has been rated with a 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
Tags: Buick Encore, Buick, 2015-MY, Compact SUVs, Crash Tests, NHTSA, Luxury SUVs
January 28, 2015 - Executive Fleet News
Fuel leaks may occur in the fuel injection system in such popular luxury cars as the Audi A6 and A7.
Tags: Audi, Volkswagen, 2011-MY, 2012-MY, Recalls, NHTSA, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid, Luxury Sedans
January 28, 2015 - Industry News
Vinyl vehicle wraps provide fleets greater marketing punch at a cost that's much less than radio or TV ads and billboards, according to new data from the Outdoor Advertising Association of America (OAAA).
Tags: Advertising, Radio Advertising, Vehicle Graphics
The U.S. Senate's Environment and Public Works Committee has launched its effort to draft a new highway bill with vows to work out political differences in order to restore the health of the nation’s infrastructure.
Tags: Congress, Senate, Highway Funding, Highways, Legislation
Automotive Fleet's third annual 2015 Commercial Fleet Industry Report Card is a chance to help make a difference in the industry by identifying areas that require improvement.
Tags: Industry Report Card, Automotive Fleet, Career Advancement
Nissan is recalling 468,815 Rogue compact SUVs from the 2008-2013 model years because exposure to road salt during winter might lead to an electrical short in the harness connector.
Tags: Recalls, 2008-MY, 2013-MY, Nissan Rogue, Compact SUVs, NHTSA, Nissan, Road Salt
The action affects approximately 205,000 vehicles in the 2010-2013 model years.
Tags: Ford Taurus, Lincoln, Lincoln MKS, 2010-MY, 2011-MY, 2012-MY, Recalls, 2013-MY, Ford, Mid-Size Sedans, Luxury Sedans
Ford Motor Co. is recalling 16,091 2014 model-year Ford Transit Connect vehicles because the safety belt fasteners may not have been tightened properly during assembly.
Tags: Ford Transit Connect, Recalls, Ford, 2014-MY, Compact Vans
Eighty percent of cars and trucks in the Swapalease.com retail leasing marketplace fall somewhere on the grayscale, which includes black, according to the leasing company.
Tags: Car Color, Retail Leasing, Trends
Motorlease Corp. has promoted Justin Mesick to controller and Jeffrey Perkins to general manager of fleet operations, the Farmington, Conn.,-based firm has announced.
Tags: Motorlease Corporation, Promotions, Fleet Management Companies
January 27, 2015 - Industry News
Light-vehicle fleet sales in January are projected to total 204,000 units making up about 18 percent of the total vehicle sales for the month.
Tags: J.D. Power, Fleet Sales, Forecast, Gasoline Prices
January 27, 2015 - Global News
Mercedes-Benz has shifted production of its China-only R-Class crossover wagon to AM General, an Indiana-based vehicle manufacturer who once designed and produced Hummer military trucks.
Tags: Mercedes-Benz, AM General, Mercedes-Benz R-Class, Luxury SUVs
Telematics service provider Telogis is posting updates to its blog about road closures and routing exceptions relating to the Juno winter storm on the East Coast.
Tags: Telogis, Storm Response, Winter Driving
Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC and Australian private equity firm Ironbridge Capital plan to launch an initial public offering of Australia’s FleetPartners.
Tags: Australia, FleetPartners, IPO
The national average price of a gallon of unleaded gasoline has fallen to a level not seen since the spring of 2009. It fell 2.2 cents to $2.044 for the week ending Jan. 26, according to federal data.
Tags: AAA, Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices, U.S. Department of Energy
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