September 22, 2014 - Industry News
It's time again to remind fleet drivers about the risk of deer-vehicle collisions. Here are some tips from AAA.
Tags: Fleet Safety Tip of the Week, Driving Safety, Driver Safety Tips, Deer-Vehicle Collisions, Collision Repair, AAA
The mid-size sedan captures the Top Safety Pick+ award after a structural upgrade.
Tags: Volkswagen, Volkswagen Jetta, Crash Tests, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, IIHS Top Safety Pick+, 2015-MY, Mid-Size Sedans
September 22, 2014 - Global News
Ford will begin offering a dealer-installed telematics option for its commercial vehicles in Europe in the fourth quarter under a partnership with Telogis announced by the two companies.
Tags: Ford, Telogis, Dealers, Vehicle Options
Green Fleet Magazine has updated its website with a fresh, more user-friendly design that better organizes content for fleet readers wanting to research alternative fuels, grants, legislation, and operational topics.
Tags: Green Fleet Magazine, Online Tool
The vans might have been manufactured without epoxy reinforcement on the windowless sliding doors.
Tags: 2015-MY, Ford, Ford Transit, Cargo Vans, Recalls, NHTSA
General Motors' new mid-size pickup trucks will offer slightly different payload ratings because the two vehicles have different curb weights, GM has announced.
Tags: Chevrolet Colorado, GMC Canyon, Mid-Size Pickups, Payload
September 21, 2014 - Industry News
Dealers will update electronic parking brake software in 2013-2015 model-year Cadillac XTS sedans as well as 2014- and 2015-MY Chevrolet Impala sedans.
Tags: Chevrolet, Chevrolet Impala, Cadillac, Recalls, 2013-MY, Cadillac XTS, General Motors, 2014-MY, 2015-MY, NHTSA, Full-Size Sedans
The recall affects 2011-MY Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles.
Tags: Jeep, Dodge, Jeep Grand Cherokee, 2011-MY, Chrysler, Recalls, Dodge Durango, NHTSA, Mid-Size SUVs, Full-Size SUVs
The recall, which will address a fire risk, affects 3,196 vehicles in the 2011-2014 model years.
Tags: 2011-MY, Recalls, Chevrolet Express, GMC Savana, General Motors, 2014-MY, Full-Size Vans, NHTSA, Compressed Natural Gas
The recall, covering more than 6,000 vehicles, will address a problem that might affect proper deployment of side curtain air bags during a collision.
Tags: Honda, Recalls, Honda Fit, 2015-MY, Subcompact Cars, NHTSA
Certain 2014 model-year Avalon, Camry, Highlander, Sienna and 2015-MY Lexus RX vehicles equipped with the 2GR-FE engine are at risk for fuel leaks because of a supplier welding problem.
Tags: Toyota, Lexus, Toyota Sienna, Toyota Avalon, Recalls, Toyota Camry, Toyota Highlander, 2014-MY, 2015-MY, Lexus RX
September 19, 2014 - Executive Fleet News
Cadillac's new longer, high-technology car will go into production in the fourth quarter of 2015 at the Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant, General Motors has announced.
Tags: Cadillac, Luxury Sedan, Full-Size Sedans
September 19, 2014 - Global News
Reykjavik-based Askja, the Daimler sales intermediary in Iceland, has delivered a Mercedes-Benz Unimog U 4000 to Landsnet, which is responsible for supplying electricity to the island nation.
Tags: Iceland, Daimler, Mercedes-Benz Unimog
Tusker, a provider of salary sacrifice car schemes, has added three more new car schemes covering nearly 10,000 employees to the rapidly growing portfolio it operates in the UK, taking the total number of live schemes to more than 180.
Tags: Carbon Footprint, United Kingdom, Salary Sacrifice
September 19, 2014 - Industry News
Maurice (Moe) Closs, the Chrysler Canada president who presided over the 1983 launch of the Dodge Caravan minivan at the Windsor Assembly Plant, died September 17 at the age of 86.
Tags: Canada, Chrysler, Dodge Caravan
UD Trucks provided a glimpse of the Quester 8L product range configured specially for Indonesia at the 22nd annual Indonesian International Motor Show (IIMS).
Tags: UD Trucks, Indonesia, Quester
UPS has announced the opening of its newest contract logistics facility in Amphur Sungnoen, Nakhonratchasima Province.
Tags: UPS, Thailand, Logistics
JAC general manager Xiang Xinchu and the vice general manager of JAC International Zhang Peng recently led a JAC delegation to visit Algeria and attended the opening ceremony of JAC light truck’s first 4S shop in North Africa.
Tags: Light-Duty Trucks, JAC, North Africa, Algeria
Chrysler's gamble to spin off its pickup truck division at the tail end of the recession has paid off, as the company has increased its market share of the pickup market by 10 percent since creating the Ram Truck division, reports the New York Times.
Tags: Ram Truck, Chrysler, Automotive Executives, Pickup Trucks
The UAE's Directorate General of Resources and Support Services at the Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs has begun installing compressed natural gas (CNG) system for the vehicles used by the directorate.
Tags: Sustainability, UAE, CNG, Abu Dhabi
September 18, 2014 - Industry News
The redesigned 2015 Kia Sorento mid-size SUV will debut at the Paris Motor Show on Oct. 2 in its third generation, Kia Motors has announced.
Tags: Kia Motors, Kia Sorento, 2015-MY, Mid-Size SUVs
A lineup of new full-size commercial vans from Chrysler/Ram, Ford, and Mercedes-Benz will deliver significantly higher residual value that their counterparts from previous generations, according to ALG’s latest industry projection.
Tags: Residual Values, ALG, Ford Transit, Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, Ram ProMaster
The Los Angeles Auto Show should continue its role as a leading platform for new-vehicle launch announcements as automakers have scheduled 60 new vehicle announcements and 30 global debuts, the show has announced.
Tags: Audi, L.A. Auto Show
Fleets should lease sedans for 36 months rather than 60 months to gain a better return on their investment and keep lifecycle costs in check, according to a new analysis from Donlen Corp.
Tags: Donlen, Fleet Management Companies, Lifecycle Costs
Corporate Fleet Services has expanded the role of Pete Stevens as business development manager, the fleet management company has announced.
Tags: Fleet Management Companies, Promotions, Corporate Fleet Services
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