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Uber Kenya Partners on Affordable Vehicle Program

Uber Kenya and Sidian Bank have announced that they have partnered to launch an Uber Vehicle Solutions Programme that will give driver-partners and business investors convenient and affordable access to the quality vehicles.


Fleet Response Names Client Services Director

Fleet Response has named Roger Cervenka director of client services. Dan Santora, formerly manager of client services, has accepted a new role as manager of client engagement.

Video Tip: Making Safer Turns

The Florida DMV offers advice on how to execute safer right and left turns.

Photo of the 2017 Elantra courtesy of Hyundai.

Hyundai Offers 2017-MY Fleet Incentives

Hyundai has announced fleet incentives for 11 of its 2017 model-year vehicles. Hyundai has begun offering an incentive for its Sonata plug-in hybrid and Santa Fe Sport five-passenger mid-size SUV.

A Ford autonomous vehicle navigates snowy roads during a Michigan winter storm. Photo courtesy of Ford.

Bills Seek to Advance Autonomous Vehicle Tech in Mich.

In hopes of making the state a leader in this evolving technology, state senators have introduced legislation to update laws affecting testing and development of self-driving vehicles.

Chery Enters Saudi Arabian Market

Chinese automaker Chery recently launched its brand in Saudi Arabia with three new models: Tiggo 3, Tiggo 5, and Arrizo 7. The automaker is partnering with Saudi Arabian distributor the Yemni Group.

Toyota Reorganizes its Malaysian Production System

Toyota Motor Corporation has announced it will reorganize its production system in Malaysia, given the gradual growth of the Malaysian market, with the creation of a new vehicle plant to serve as its production core in Malaysia.

Photo of 2017 Fusion courtesy of Ford.

2017 Fusion Energi Plug-In Can Travel 610 Miles

Ford's 2017 model year Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid can travel an EPA-rated 610 miles on a single charge and full tank of gasoline, a nearly 11% increase over the outgoing model.

Photo of 2017 Legacy courtesy of Subaru.

Subaru Announces 2017 Legacy, Outback Pricing

Subaru's 2017 Outback crossover and Legacy mid-size sedan will retail for at least $26,520 and $22,815 respectively when they go in sale this summer, Subaru has announced.

Photo of Ram 1500 courtesy of FCA US.

FCA Recalls Seat Covers for Ram Trucks

The aftermarket Mopar canvas seat covers can interfere with air bag deployment in Ram 1500, 2500, and 3500 trucks.

VW Invests in European Ride-Sharing Service

Volkswagen will be making a $300 million strategic investment in Gett, a global ride hailing service provider. This partnership is based on a joint growth strategy to expand on-demand mobility services in Europe.

With 2,244 pounds (maximum) payload, the box delete provides the opportunity for service body, stake body, and other aftermarket applications. (PHOTO: GM)

Chevrolet Colorado Box Delete Ordering Opens

The 2016 Colorado Box Delete package is now available on Colorado Work Truck rear-wheel-drive extended cab models and is offered exclusively with the 305-hp 3.6L V-6 engine and 6-speed automatic transmission.

Photo courtesy of GMC.

GMC Reveals Chrome-Trimmed Premium Yukon

GMC will offer the Yukon SLT Premium Edition, a chrome-trimmed special model offering for the Yukon SLT and Yukon XL SLT models, for the 2016 model year.

Photo of Toyota Yaris courtesy of Toyota.

Toyota Recalls Yaris for Suspension Issue

The recall, which covers 3,100 subcompact cars in the 2015 model year, will address potentially damaged front upper shock assembly bearings.

Photo of 2017 Super Duty courtesy of Ford.

Ford Super Duty Aluminum Supplier Expands Operations

Novelis has expanded its Oswego, N.Y., operations to add a $120-million finishing line to supply high-strength aluminum alloy for the 2017 F-Series Super Duty lineup, the supplier announced.

Photo of 2017 XE (left) and F-Pace courtesy of Jaguar.

Jaguar Ships XE Sedans to U.S. Dealers

Jaguar North America has begun sending 2017 XE sedans and F-Pace luxury SUVs to U.S. dealers for exclusive customer launch events in late May, Jaguar has announced.

Photo of 2016 CX-9 courtesy of Mazda.

Mazda's 2016 CX-9 Offers Standard LED Lighting

Mazda is selling its redesigned 2016 Mazda CX-9 mid-size SUV with standard LED headlights and taillights — a feature that's typically offered as a premium option on higher trim levels.

Photo courtesy of Mercedes-Benz.

Daimler Recalls Sprinter 2500, 3500 Vans

The recall, limited to 55 vans in the 2015 and 2016 model years, will address the risk of windows separating during a crash.

Photo courtesy of Ford.

Ford Recalls F-150 Trucks for Brake Fluid Leaks

Dealers will replace brake master cylinders in more than 225,000 2013-2014-MY pickup trucks in the U.S.

Photo via brykmantra/Flickr.

WEX, QuikTrip Extend Fleet Fuel Card Deal

WEX Inc. has extended its existing fuel management program with QuikTrip for another five years so that the convenience store and gasoline marketer will continue to market their co-branded and proprietary commercial card programs.

Photo via AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.

Vehicles Crashed Into 39% of Contractor Work Zones

Almost two of five contractors reported a vehicle crashing into their work zone in the past year, according to a new survey conducted by the Associated General Contractors of America.

Screenshot via Knapheide.

Knapheide's KUV Body Sheds 650 Pounds

Knapheide has reduced the weight of its KUV enclosed utility body for chassis cab vans by 650 pounds, the upfitter has announced.

Photo courtesy of Volkswagen.

VW Making Progress on Diesel Settlement

Volkswagen is making progress in its negotiations with the federal government to work out the details of a settlement that would compensate owners of nearly 600,000 diesel-powered vehicles that included emissions cheat software.

Photo of 2015 Camry XLE courtesy of Toyota.

Toyota Invests in Uber

Toyota Motor Corp. has invested in Uber as part of a strategic agreement that could eventually provide new leasing options for Uber drivers who select Toyota vehicles.

Photo of Toyota Corolla by NHTSA via Wikimedia Commons.

Toyota Expands Takata Air Bag Recall

This safety recall expansion involves approximately 1,584,000 additional Toyota vehicles in the U.S., including older Corolla, 4Runner and Lexus ES vehicles.


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