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Photo of 2019 Cadillac CT6 V-Sport courtesy of GM.

2019 Cadillac CT6 V-Sport Offers Exclusive V-8

Cadillac will offer a V-Sport variant of its CT6 sedan for the 2019 model year that will be powered by a 4.2-liter twin-turbo V-8 engine that's exclusive to General Motors' luxury brand, the automaker has announced.

Used Vehicle Sales Reached 39.2M Last Year

The used-vehicle industry reached a record-breaking 39.2 million in sales in 2017, representing a 1.6% year-over-year increase, according to the latest Used Car Report from Edmunds.

Photo of the 2019 A6 courtesy of Audi.

Audi's Next-Gen 2019 A6 Boosts Tech

Audi's 2019 A6 will enter its eighth generation with a revamped MMI infotainment system that offers haptic feedback and a new powertrain with a mild-hybrid system.

Photo of the 2019 Santa Fe courtesy of Hyundai.

Hyundai to Electrify Kona Crossover

Hyundai will offer a battery-electric version of its Kona subcompact SUV that went on sale in February as part of the automaker's initiative to add more utility vehicles to its sedan-heavy lineup.

Photo of the iVision Dynamics concept by Andy Lundin.

BMW Confirms i4 EV with Tesla-Beating Range

BMW’s all-electric BMW i4 boasts a range of up to 435 miles, marking new competition in a segment that includes Tesla Model S.

Photo of 2016 Focus Titanium courtesy of Ford.

Ford Focus, Fusion Sedans Recalled for Clutch

Ford Motor Co. is recalling an estimated 5,357 Ford Focus cars from 2015-2016 and Ford Fusion cars from 2013-2014 for a clutch defect.

BMW Invests in LIDAR Company for Autonomy Plan

BMW i Ventures, a venture capital fund that specializes in finding and growing cutting-edge technology companies that are redefining the automotive industry, has invested in Blackmore Sensors and Analytics, Inc.

Screenshot courtesy of Bestpass.

Bestpass Offers Toll Rebilling Service

Bestpass has launched Bestpass Rebilling to allow its customers to seamlessly reassign toll transactions to specific business units, customers or contractors, the toll management provider has announced.


GM Shifts Leadership Roles in Canada, Middle East

General Motors has named John Roth president and managing director of GM Africa and Middle East operations following the retirement of Mario Spangenberg, who currently holds the position.

Photo of dealer technician installing FordPass SmartLink OBD-II device courtesy of Ford.

Ford Offers Wi-Fi, Connected Services on Older Vehicles

Ford is enabling owners of 2010 to 2017 model-year vehicles to add a Wi-Fi hotspot and telematics features through FordPass SmartLink, an OBD-II dongle available from dealers.

Photo of 2018 Toyota Camry rear seat by Vince Taroc.

Connecticut May Require Rear Seat Belts

Legislation that would require all back seat passengers to wear seat belts sailed through Connecticut's General Assembly on March 19. A public health committee voted unanimously in favor of the bill that would widen the state's seat-belt law to cover everyone riding in a motor vehicle, reports the New Haven Register.

Toyota Pauses Autonomous Driving Tests

Toyota will temporarily halt testing of vehicles equipped with its autonomous Chauffeur mode on public roads, after an autonomous Uber car struck and killed a pedestrian in Arizona.

Photo of a road in South Africa courtesy of Kevin Gessner via Wikimedia Commons.

PSA Group Building South Africa Assembly Plant

PSA Group will set up an assembly plan in South Africa in an effort to sell more cars in the region.

Photo courtesy of Nissan.

Nissan's New China SUV Based on Navara Pickup

Nissan is launching a new body-on-frame SUV for China and other Asian countries this Spring, which uses the chassis of the Navara small pickup truck.

Photo courtesy of Paul Gogolinski.

Fleet Training Program Offered in Poland

Professional training in the fields of fleet management and enterprise mobility for the those based in Poland was held at Kozminski University (Akademia Leona Kozminskiego) in Warsaw, Poland.

American businesses may apply for an exclusion through the Commerce Department from the recently enacted tariffs on imported steel and aluminum. Photo: Creative Commons

Feds Offer Exclusion from Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum

The Department of Commerce has outlined a process that would allow individual American businesses to apply for an exclusion from the tariffs on imported steel and aluminum recently enacted by the Trump administration.

Photo of 2019 Fusion mid-size sedan courtesy of Ford.

2019 Fusion: First Ford to Standardize Driver-Assist Tech

Ford will debut its standard driver-assist technology package, Co-Pilot360, on the 2019 Fusion mid-size sedan, which has been named Fleet Car of the Year six times since 2011.

Photo of 2018 Optima mid-size sedan courtesy of Kia.

Kia Optima Qualifies as Top Safety Pick+

The 2018 Kia Optima has earned the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's highest award, the Top Safety Pick+, when the midsize car is equipped with optional front crash prevention and good-rated headlights.

The average sleeper tractor sold at auction in February 2018, J.D. Power found, was 74 months old with 458,697 miles. Photo: Jordon Truck Sales

Used Truck Prices Holding Steady

Used truck prices are holding steady, with supply still dictating pricing. That’s the word from J.D. Power’s Commercial Truck Guidelines for March, which notes that February is the first month in any new year with a high enough volume of used truck auctions to allow analysts to identify market trends.

Photo of 2018 Accord Hybrid mid-size sedan courtesy of Honda.

2018 Honda Accord Hybrid Starts at $25,990

Honda will begin selling its 2018 Accord Hybrid for $25,990, including destination, on March 23. The Accord Hybrid returns as a traditional gasoline-electric hybrid that replaces the plug-in hybrid Accord that was discontinued after the 2015 model year.

Photo of a highway in China courtesy of Anna Frodesiak via Wikimedia Commons.

Renault Partners with Alibaba to Bolster Vehicle Sales in China

Renault is looking to boost sales in China via services it established through a partnership with a Chinese e-commerce company, a country that the automaker is counting on for continued growth.

Photo of Madrid, Spain, courtesy of CynSimp via Wikimedia Commons.

EU Passenger Car Registrations for February Highest in a Decade

New registrations for passenger cars totaled at 1,125,397, according to the European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA).

Fleetcor Gains Recognition From Organizations

Fleetcor Technologies, Inc. has earned recognition for its innovation, growth and success from a number of prominent organizations such as Canadian Dealmakers, the Technology Association of Georgia, and Forbes, the fleet payment provider has announced.

Photo of Southern California gasoline station by Vince Taroc.

Weekly Gasoline Prices Rise 3.9 Cents to $2.59

The price of a gallon of regular unleaded increased 3.9 cents to $2.598 per gallon for the week ending March 19, while the price of diesel remained flat, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.


Former Coca-Cola Fleet Manager Promoted at Crane Manufacturer

Tony Eiermann, who spent more than six years in fleet management roles with Coca-Cola, has been promoted to director of emerging business at Hydrauliska Industri AB (Haib), a Swedish manufacturer of loader cranes.


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