March 18, 2015 - Industry News
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Needing a mid-size pickup, a Utah public works fleet has put several 2015 Chevrolet Colorado trucks into service for functions such as equipment hauling and off-road water inspections.
Tags: General Motors
March 27, 2015 - Industry News
Element Fleet Management has promoted Skyler Austin to regional director of sales, the fleet management company announced.
Tags: Fleet Management Companies, Element Fleet Management, Fleet Executives, Promotions
March 27, 2015 - Global News
DHL SSA said it expects 2015 to be a year of growth for the logistics industry on the African continent, largely driven by increased consumer demand and the rapidly developing e-commerce industry.
Tags: DHL, Sub-Saharan Africa, Economic Forecast
The Automotive Fleet & Leasing Association will host its second annual Mid-Year Forum on April 9 in Chicago with a program of four sessions, according to AFLA.
Tags: AFLA, Fleet Events, Telogis, Donlen
Toshiba Corporation will participate in a four-year project involving the use of a hydrogen-producing water electrolysis system in Scotland, the company announced.
Tags: Toshiba, Solar Power, Scotland, Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles
Global car rental company Enterprise has named Redspot, a family-owned Australian car rental company, as its franchise partner in Australia and New Zealand.
Tags: Enterprise Holdings, Australia, New Zealand, Redspot
The new Ford Everest made its debut in Thailand. The SUV can carry up to seven passengers.
Tags: SUV, Ford, Thailand, Ford Everest
March 26, 2015 - Industry News
Vehicle logistics service provider MetroGistics has merged with McNutt Automotive Logistics, which provides asset and light logistics services, the companies have announced.
Tags: MetroGistics, McNutt Automotive Logistics, Vehicle Transportation, Mergers & Acquisitions
March 26, 2015 - Press Release
The Bartlett (Ill.) Fire Protection District and Auto Truck Group have collaborated to display a recovered piece of material from the World Trade Center. The agency will host a remembrance event and dedication ceremony on April 11.
Tags: Auto Truck Group, Memorials
Fleet Response has promoted Mark Genger to director of risk and finance. He was formerly manager of finance and a regional sales manager.
Tags: Fleet Response, Fleet Management Companies, Fleet Executives, Promotions
GreenRoad has raised $26 million in growth capital in an investment round led by Israel Growth Partners with participation from existing investors.
Tags: GreenRoad, Equity Markets, Cloud-Based Technology
March 26, 2015 - Executive Fleet News
Buick has introduced the Enclave Tuscan Edition for 2016 that dresses up the mid-size luxury SUV with more distinctive styling, according to Buick.
Tags: Buick, Buick Enclave, Luxury SUVs, Mid-Size SUVs, 2016-MY, New York Auto Show
Vincentric named the top 21 vehicles in its annual “Best Value in America” Awards for the 2015 model year based on total cost of ownership.
Tags: Toyota, Chevrolet, Vincentric, Lexus, Awards, 2015-MY
Sutton Leasing has promoted Joe LaBello to regional vice president, the fleet management company announced.
Tags: Sutton Leasing, Fleet Management Companies, Promotions, Fleet Executives
Toyota plans to produce a gasoline-electric hybrid version of its RAV4 compact SUV for the 2016 model year, and will provide more details about the vehicle on April 2 at the New York International Auto Show.
Tags: Toyota RAV4, New York Auto Show, Compact SUVs, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, 2016-MY
Van upfitters have begun offering partitions, shelving and roof racks for the 2015 Chevrolet City Express compact van since the vehicle's introduction late last year.
Tags: Chevrolet City Express, Compact Vans, Adrian Steel, Leggett & Platt, Upfitting Vans, Ranger Design, Sortimo, Knapheide
March 25, 2015 - Industry News
General Motors is offering a new Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid for the 2016 model year using technology from the 2016 Volt.
Tags: Chevrolet Malibu, Chevrolet, Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid, 2016-MY, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Mid-Size Sedans
The action covers nearly 92,000 mid-size sedans in the 2013-2015 model years.
Tags: Chevrolet, Recalls, 2013-MY, Chevrolet Malibu, General Motors, 2014-MY, 2015-MY, Mid-Size Sedans
The recall covers nearly 213,000 2011-2013 model-year SUVs that may have an interior door handle problem.
Tags: Ford Explorer, 2011-MY, 2012-MY, Recalls, 2013-MY, Ford Police Interceptor, Ford, Mid-Size SUVs
The average gasoline consumption by Americans is at its lowest level in at least 30 years, according to a report from the University of Michigan’s Transportation Research Institute.
Tags: Gasoline, Fuel Consumption, UMTRI
In an effort to promote climate awareness, Ben and Jerry’s has converted a Tesla into an ice cream vehicle. The campaign is also bringing along its converted B100 biodiesel truck.
Tags: Tesla Motors, Community Outreach, Awareness Campaign
Mitsubishi will debut its new design language on its 2016 Outlander compact SUV, which will be shown at the New York International Auto Show on April 2.
Tags: Mitsubishi, New York Auto Show, Mitsubishi Outlander, Compact SUVs, 2016-MY
March 25, 2015 - Executive Fleet News
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety names the luxury car a Top Safety Pick+ award winner.
Tags: Audi, IIHS, Crash Tests, Audi A6, IIHS Top Safety Pick+, 2016-MY, Luxury Sedans
The recall covers 16,582 Yaris cars sold in Puerto Rico.
Tags: Toyota, 2012-MY, Recalls, 2013-MY, 2014-MY, 2015-MY, Puerto Rico, Subcompact Cars, NHTSA, Toyota Yaris
March 25, 2015 - Press Release
LeasePlan USA has been selected as one of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Top Workplaces for 2015, according to the fleet management company.
Tags: Fleet Management Companies, LeasePlan, Top Workplace
March 24, 2015 - Executive Fleet News
The automaker’s dealers will fix problems affecting taillights and fuel delivery modules, as part of two separate recalls covering 33,180 vehicles.
Tags: Mercedes-Benz, 2012-MY, Recalls, 2013-MY, 2014-MY, 2015-MY, Luxury Sedan, Mercedes-Benz C-Class, Full-Size Sedans, NHTSA, Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class
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