November 27, 2014 - Industry News
The 2015 GMC Canyon will be making its way down the 88th Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade route.
Tags: GMC Canyon, 2015-MY, Mid-Size Pickups, GMC
November 26, 2014 - Executive Fleet News
Volvo is introducing a larger, more efficient multi-filter in the 2015 XC90 luxury SUV's cabin that will better control air quality, the automaker has announced.
Tags: Volvo, Volvo XC90, 2015-MY, Luxury SUVs, Mid-Size SUVs
November 26, 2014 - Industry News
The vehicles should finish the year as the only category that will increase in residual value, while the broader market should depreciate more than 12 percent.
Tags: Full-Size Vans, Depreciation, Black Book
The wheelchair-accessible vehicle, manufactured by Mobility Ventures in Indiana, was crash-tested and certified with all accessibility features installed.
Tags: Paratransit, Mobility Ventures, Crash Tests
Toyota has begun discussing its Mirai fuel cell vehicle with commercial fleet clients, and will roll out a strategy to place the vehicle in the hands of commercial and government fleet users in 2015.
Tags: Toyota, Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Toyota Mirai, Hydrogen Fueling Stations
The Chevrolet Cruze is offering greater connectivity for its 2015 model including new text message alerts, Apple Siri integration and OnStar 4G LTE with a built-in Wi-Fi hotspot.
Tags: Chevrolet Cruze, 2015-MY, Compact Cars, General Motors, Mobile Apps
The Propane Council of Texas (ProCOT) is offering up to a $7,500 incentive for each new propane vehicle purchased or converted to propane autogas by a commercial fleet.
Tags: Propane Autogas, Tax Incentive, Texas
November 25, 2014 - Global News
The Global Fleet Management Conference is a groundbreaking conference designed exclusively for managers of the world's largest multinational commercial fleets.
Tags: Automotive Fleet, Miami, Fleet Europe, Global Fleet Management Conference
November 25, 2014 - Industry News
Last Thanksgiving Meals on Wheels of Central MD rolled out new vehicles to better serve seniors and others in-need. Collaborating with Element Fleet Management, the new vans have experienced less maintenance and downtime.
Tags: Element Fleet Management, Ford E-Series, Delivery Fleets, Charity
Honda's $13.8 million in financial assistance, combined with anticipated future grants from the State of California, could allow FirstElement Fuel to add at least 12 stations to California’s hydrogen fuel network.
Tags: Honda, Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, California Energy Commission, Hydrogen Fueling Stations, FirstElement Fuel
A NHTSA-ordered audit uncovers that Honda under-reported deaths and injuries tied to its vehicles for more than a decade.
Tags: Honda, Recalls, Takata, NHTSA
November 25, 2014 - Press Release
Donlen has added a new driver management system to its FleetWeb fleet management software platform that allow fleet managers to manage vehicle and driver information from one interface. The update should help with ordering, vehicle management and receiving human resource feeds.
Tags: Donlen, Driver Behavior, Fleet Management Software
Fleet Logistics, a European independent fleet management provider, has continued its expansion across mainland Europe and the Near East with the opening of new fleet management operations in Israel to service new and existing fleet customers.
Tags: Fleet Leasing, Israel, Fleet Logistics International
The Automotive Fleet and Leasing Association (AFLA) kicked off a seven day safe driving challenge based on the presentation Mike Pitcher, CEO of LeasePlan gave during the recent AFLA Annual Conference in Las Vegas.
Tags: AFLA, Driver Safety, Distracted Driving, LeasePlan
General Motors has invested $200 million in its Orion Assembly and Pontiac Metal Center plans for a future vehicle program, the automaker announced.
Tags: Assembly Plant, Vehicle Manufacturing, General Motors
Dayco, LLC, a global engine management technologies supplier for the automotive, industrial and aftermarket end-markets, today announced the hiring of Joao Ramon as president, Dayco South America.
Tags: Brazil, Engine Technologies, Dayco
November 24, 2014 - Global News
The Mercedes-Benz C-Class has been crowned Australia's Car of the Year. The C-Class was also named the best luxury car costing under AU$100,000. The Mercedes-Benz CLS won the award for luxury car costing over AU$100,000.
Together with the UN agency UNIDO, USAID, and the OCP Foundation, the Volvo Group is starting a vocational training school for mechanics in Morocco.
Tags: Volvo Group, Morocco, United Nations, Vocational Training
November 24, 2014 - Press Release
The U.S. Bank Voyager Network is adding 35 new locations in Florida, following Network merchant Monro Muffler Brake’s acquisition of The Tire Choice.
Tags: U.S. Bank, Tires, Fuel Cards
November 24, 2014 - Industry News
The national average price of gasoline fell 7.3 cents to $2.821 per gallon for the week ending Nov. 24, according to federal data.
Tags: Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices, U.S. Department of Energy, AAA
November 24, 2014 - Executive Fleet News
Mercedes-Benz has introduced the 2016 Mercedes-Maybach S600 luxury sedan that will likely find a niche as a high-end luxury executive vehicle that will likely require a chauffeur.
Tags: Mercedes-Benz, Luxury Sedans, Mercedes-Benz S-Class
General Motors has named Stephen Carlisle president and managing director for Canada. He replaces Kevin Williams, who has led the GM territory since 2010.
Tags: General Motors, Canada, Promotions, Retirement
With rain forecast this week for many areas, this is a good time for fleet drivers to review safety measures for wet weather driving.
Tags: AAA, Driver Safety Tips, Driving Safety, Weather, Fleet Safety Tip of the Week
Of the three top-selling full-size pickup truck contenders, Ram has won the Motor Trend 2015 half-ton truck shootout, Ram has announced.
Tags: Ford F-150, Full-Size Pickups, Chevrolet Silverado, Ram 1500, Awards, Vehicle Testing
DHL Freight has extended its service levels for groupage (LTL) shipments on the trade lane between Sweden, Czech Republic and Austria.
Tags: DHL, Germany, Sweden, Delivery Fleets
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