The Car and Truck Fleet and Leasing Management Magazine


FCA US Vows to Improve Safety Recall Process

During a July 2 public hearing, the automaker outlines recent changes aimed at improving and speeding up its safety recall notifications and remedies. But federal regulators are expected to take enforcement action later this month for FCA’s past mistakes in 23 recalls.

Photo courtesy of Tesla.

Tesla Trailing Its 55K Annual Sales Goal

With half of 2015 in the books, Tesla Motors is less than 40 percent toward meeting its full-year goal of delivering 55,000 vehicles this year.

Image of Matrix Laser headlight courtesy of Audi.

Audi Pushes for Updated Headlight Safety Standards

All headlights in the U.S. auto market must still comply with an old rule requiring lights to have both low and high beams – a regulatory roadblock for some adaptive headlight systems.

Guinea Man Thwarted in Attempt to Dupe Ghana Auto Dealers

A-26-year-old Guinean has been arrested by the police for posing as a bank official to defraud automobile companies of a fleet of cars.

Scania Signs Transparency, Anti-Corruption Declaration with Colombia

Scania has signed a declaration of transparency and anti-corruption with the government of Colombia as part of a new Swedish Corporate Social Responsibility Network.

ARI Introduces Dashboards for Fleet Management System

The fully-customizable dashboards are designed to improve analytic capabilities and usability by placing greater emphasis on data visualization, according to the fleet management company.

Photo of 2016 Titan XD courtesy of Nissan.

Nissan Announces 2016-MY Fleet Incentives

Nissan has announced fleet incentives for its 2016 model-year cars, trucks, vans, and SUVs.

Infographic courtesy of National Safety Council.

Safety Council Cautions Public About July

Calling July the deadliest month of the year, the National Safety Council offers advice to help keep all of us safer – both on the job and during summertime family vacations.

Fleet Safety Video Tip: Dealing With Allergies

Allergy-suffering fleet drivers need to discuss both their symptoms and driving needs with their physician, so the right treatment plan can take both issues into consideration.

Arval Launches Telematics Solution in UK

Arval, a full service vehicle leasing, fleet management, and usage-based insurance provider owned by BNP Paribas, has selected Sierra Wireless device-to-cloud technology to build its new global telematics solution for its UK operations.

Photo courtesy of BMW.

BMW Shows Hydrogen Fuel Cell 5 Series

BMW showed a 5 Series Gran Turismo sedan research vehicle powered by hydrogen fuel cell technology at its Innovation Days 2015 earlier this week.

Photo of 2014 Mazda3 by Vince Taroc.

Mazda Releases 2016 Mazda3 Pricing

Mazda is adding a few new features, including a standard rear-view camera on all trims, to its Mazda3 sedan for the 2016 model year, and has announced pricing for the vehicle.

Emirates Transport Awarded Imdaad Fleet Maintenance Contract

The contract between Imdaad and Emirates Transport will span three years.

Longtime AfMA Executives to Retire

Australasian Fleet Management Association (AfMA) executives Marja and Ken Thompson are retiring after serving 36 years at the Association.

Rassini Entering North American Commercial Truck Market

Rassini anticipates doubling its North American Market share within the segment by 2018.

Photo of 2016 Sedona SX Limited courtesy of Kia.

Kia Announces 2016-MY Fleet Incentives

Kia has announced fleet incentives for 12 2016-MY models.

Photo courtesy of GM.

2016 Impala, Malibu Get Smartphone Cooling Tech

General Motors is adding technology to the 2016 Chevrolet Impala and Malibu sedans that helps cool off the smartphones of drivers and passengers of the vehicles, according to GM.


Element Fleet Management Hires Fleet Manager

Kristen (Connealy) Collins has joined Element Fleet Management as a fleet manager. She assumed this position in May 2015.

Photo via Flickr/Oregon DOT

Ore. Begins Per-Mile Road Use Charge Program

The State of Oregon on July 1 kicked off a new pay-by-the-mile road usage charge program. This program charges volunteer users 1.5 cents per mile while driving in Oregon and allows them to receive credit on their bill for state gas tax paid at the pump.

Image of THUMS virtual human model courtesy of Toyota.

Toyota Improves Virtual Crash Dummy Software

The automaker adds a new muscle model to provide more detailed analysis of injuries caused by vehicle collisions.

Photo of Ford Escape courtesy of Ford.

Ford Recalls Escape, Focus, C-MAX

In nearly 433,000 vehicles in North America, a glitch in the body control module software may cause the engine to continue to run after the driver tries to turn off the ignition.


Element Will Consider Additional Acquisitions

With the ink barely dry on Element Financial Corp.'s agreement to acquire GE Capital Fleet Services, the Toronto company's chief executive said Element may pursue other fleet management companies such as Donlen Corp. or LeasePlan.

Donlen Named Top Chicago Workplace

The financing and fleet management solutions company has been named one of the best and brightest companies to work for in Chicago.

Ford produced its 100,000th Transit van in June. Photo courtesy of Ford.

Fleet Sales Fall 2.1 Percent in June

Year-over-year sales of passenger cars, pickup trucks, vans and other light-duty vehicles to commercial fleets fell 2.1 percent to 52,445 units in June.

Photo of 2016 Sonata plug-in hybrid courtesy of Hyundai.

Hyundai Announces 2016-MY Fleet Incentives

Hyundai has announced fleet incentives for 10 of its 2016 model-year vehicles.


Fleet Incentives

Determine the actual cost of owning and running a vehicle in your fleet. Compare vehicles by class and model.

Sponsored by

CEO and founder of Mike Albert Vehicle Fleet Management

Read more

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher