July 22, 2014 - Global News
Australia's Melbourne International Roll-On Roll-Off Industries (MIRRAT) is expanding a terminal for shipping vehicles and goods operated by Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL).
Tags: Australia, Ports, Shippers
The 2015 Cadillac Escalade hasn’t even hit showrooms yet, but the pre-orders are rolling in.
Tags: Cadillac Escalade, Luxury SUVs, Kuwait, Qatar, General Motors, 2015-MY
BYD plans produce battery-electric buses at its first South American plant in the São Paulo region starting in 2015.
Tags: BYD, Brazil, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Mass Transit
PSA Peugeot Citroen and PAN Nigeria Limited signed an assemble and sale of cars agreement that will begin in the second quarter of 2014.
Tags: Nigeria, Peugeot-Citroen, Vehicle Production
July 22, 2014 - Industry News
Ford has released full engine specifications and towing capabilities for its 2015 F-150 pickup, which will add two new engines and auto stop-start, the automaker announced.
Tags: Ford F-150, Pickup Trucks, Light-Duty Trucks, Ford, Class 2
WEX Inc., announced they will process prepaid fuel card transactions for the petroleum company’s commercial fleet operations.
Tags: Shell, WEX, Fuel Cards
The United Kingdom's national government plans to buy 300 plug-in electric cars and vans for its police forces, ambulances, councils and the NHS.
Tags: United Kingdom, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Vehicle Purchasing, Emergency Response Vehicles
The Ford Motor Co. has elevated its top engineer to lead Lincoln as the automaker attempts to revitalize its luxury nameplate. Kumar Galhotra takes over the dual roles of vice president and president of Lincoln.
Tags: Ford, Lincoln, Automotive Executives, Promotion
Drivers in Moscow during the most congested periods will spend an average of 74 percent more time getting to their destination in a city TomTom has ranked as the most congested around the globe.
Tags: Russia, Traffic Congestion, TomTom, Trends
July 21, 2014 - Industry News
The Arkansas Energy Office will hand out $150,000 in state rebates to fleet operators who convert vehicles to run on compressed natural gas, according to an announcement.
Tags: Rebate, Natural Gas Vehicles, Propane Autogas, CNG Conversions, Arkansas
July 21, 2014 - Global News
To match the rapid growth in the Middle East and African business unit, Ford will be producing newer models and technologies in these regions.
Tags: Ford Focus, Ford Mustang, Ford
The Environmental Protection Agency will recommend that automakers be required to perform additional road testing to confirm the fuel-economy claims posted on their vehicles, rather than relying on laboratory measurements.
Tags: Hyundai, AAA, Vehicle Testing, EPA, Kia Motors, Fuel Economy, Ford
Westport is offering the 2015 Ford Transit Van and Cutaway as a dedicated natural gas (CNG) Westport WiNG Power System vehicle. The Transit Cutaway will be offered at 10,000-pounds GVW and below.
Tags: Ford, Ford Transit, CNG, Cutaway Vans, Westport WiNG, Westport
The national average price of gasoline fell 4.2 cents to $3.593 per gallon for the week ending July 21, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
Tags: Gasoline Prices, Diesel Prices, AAA, U.S. Department of Energy
Here's some advice from AAA on what steps drivers should take when a vehicle breaks down suddenly on a highway.
Tags: AAA, Driver Safety Tips, Driving Safety, Fleet Safety Tip of the Week
Manning Equipment, Dual-Tech and Iowa Mold Tooling are issuing recalls to address a fire risk arising from oil leaks associated with PTO assemblies.
Tags: Work Trucks, 2012-MY, Ford F-550, Recalls, Ford F-450, Ford F-350, 2013-MY, 2014-MY, Iowa Mold Tooling Co., Upfitters, NHTSA, Ford Super Duty, Manning Equipment, Dual-Tech, Muncie Power Products Inc.
July 20, 2014 - Industry News
In these trucks, cracks might form in the truck frame or at the first cross brace behind the cab.
Tags: Terex, Work Trucks, Recalls, Utility Fleets, Aerial Devices, NHTSA
Launched July 20, the enforcement campaign involves law enforcement agencies in Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
Tags: Distracted Driving, Law Enforcement
July 19, 2014 - Industry News
Ford has announced horsepower and torque ratings for the trio of engines available on the redesigned 2015 Mustang.
Tags: Ford Mustang, Ford, Sports Cars, 2015-MY
July 18, 2014 - Industry News
Ford has increased the towing capability of its largest pickup, the F-450, for the 2015 model-year to a best-in-class 31,200 pounds, Ford announced at a media event in West Virginia.
Tags: Ford F-450, Towing, Ford, Ford F-Series Super Duty, Class 3, Light-Duty Trucks
The recall affects 51,641 cars manufactured from July 21, 2013, through Jan. 17, 2014.
Tags: Small Cars, Kia Motors, Recalls, 2014-MY, Kia Soul, NHTSA, Hatchbacks
Ford's 2015 Expedition with new 3.5L EcoBoost V-6 engine is now available after the automaker unveiled it to automotive journalists in West Virginia this week.
Tags: Ford, Large SUVs, Ford Expedition, Engines, 2015-MY
July 18, 2014 - Press Release
Motorcraft has introduced a low viscosity motor oil product recommended by Ford Motor Company for 2013 model year and forward hybrid electric vehicles.
Tags: Motor Oil, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Motorcraft
ARI will exhibit at the annual Fleet Safety Conference in Schaumburg, Ill., from July 22-23.
Tags: ARI, Fleet Safety Conference, Fleet Events
GM CEO Mary Barra testifies during a Senate subcommittee hearing about the automaker's actions since the ignition switch recall.
Tags: Recalls, General Motors, Chevrolet Cobalt, U.S. Congress, C-Suite
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