October 31, 2014 - Industry News
Hyundai’s Elantra, also known as Avante in other parts of the world, sold its 10 millionth unit globally, the company said Tuesday.
Tags: Vehicle Sales, Hyundai Elantra, Compact Sedans
CNG Source is opening its first Indianapolis CNG station on Nov. 20.
Tags: CNG station, CNG Source
October 30, 2014 - Industry News
General Motors is investing $63 million to expand the Lansing Delta Township facility that produces the Chevrolet Traverse, GMC Acadia, and Buick Enclave mid-size SUVs.
Tags: Assembly Plant, Chevrolet Traverse, GMC Acadia, General Motors, Mid-Size SUVs
Two separate recall campaigns, covering 33K light trucks in the U.S., will fix problems that can lead to false warnings from tire pressure monitoring systems.
Tags: Jeep, Jeep Wrangler, Chrysler, Full-Size Vans, Ram ProMaster, Minivans, 2014-MY, Dodge, Dodge Grand Caravan, Chrysler Town & Country, Cargo Vans
Gasoline-electric hybrids are losing their competitive edge over ther gasoline counterparts due to falling fuel prices and more efficient internal combustion engines, according to a five-year owner cost analysis by Vincentric.
Tags: Vincentric, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, TCO
The recall covers 37,145 vehicles in the 2007-2009 model years.
Tags: Mitsubishi, 2009-MY, Recalls, 2008-MY, 2007-MY, Mitsubishi Outlander, Mid-Size SUVs, NHTSA
Fleet managers, vendors and alternative-fuel experts gathered in Schaumburg, Ill., for the annual Green Fleet Conference & Expo to share ideas about more efficient ways to run operation.
Tags: Green Fleet Conference, Alternative Fuels, U.S. Department of Energy, Fleet Events
October 29, 2014 - Product News
Telogis released several new tools for the company’s fleet analytics software at the Telogis Latitude event in Dana Point, Calif. These new tools included the Telogis For Field Service extension, the Dynamic Response Suite, and Telogis Sites.
Tags: Navigation System, Information Technology, Telogis, Vehicle Tracking, Industry Event
October 29, 2014 - Industry News
Dirty diesel? Dangerous natural gas? Expensive propane stations? Some myths and misconceptions about alternative fuels were debunked in a fun late-night talk show format Wednesday at the Green Fleet Conference in Schaumburg, Ill.
Tags: Biodiesel, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Green Fleet Conference, Propane Autogas, Alternative Fuels, CNG, LNG
Clean Corridor Fuels opened Alabama’s largest public access CNG station in the city of Dothan. The station is designed to service small cars to heavy commercial vehicles.
Tags: Alabama, CNG Fueling Stations, CNG, Alabama Clean Fuels Coalition
The 2016 Explorer will reach showrooms next year with a new look, added capability and additional driver-assist technology, according to Ford.
Tags: Ford Explorer, Ford, L.A. Auto Show, Mid-Size SUVs, 2016-MY
ROUSH CleanTech has indefinitely halted production of its propane autogas powered Ford Transit full-size van after hearing concerns from fleet owners.
Tags: Propane Autogas, ROUSH CleanTech, Ford Transit, Full-Size Vans, Cargo Vans
Ford is recalling 204,448 Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX SUVs in North American states that use road salt for snow and ice removal. Potential fuel leaks can arise from corrosion.
Tags: Lincoln, Corrosion, Recalls, 2008-MY, 2007-MY, Ford, Ford Edge, Mid-Size SUVs
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has appointed Mark Chernoby as the head of quality, the automaker has announced.
Tags: Chrysler, Automotive Executives, C-Suite
With 56 days left until Christmas UPS is expecting to set another record this holiday season in terms of the number of packages it will deliver.
Tags: UPS, Freight, FedEx, Holiday Driving
Two separate global recalls will address problems in such popular fleet vehicles as Ram pickups and Jeep Grand Cherokees.
Tags: Jeep, Dodge, Jeep Grand Cherokee, 2010-MY, Chrysler, Recalls, Dodge Durango, 2014-MY, Mid-Size SUVs, Ram 2500, Ram Truck
A smaller and more economical diesel powertrain, new styling and safety features, and optional on-demand four-wheel drive are among features of 2015 Sprinter models.
Tags: Freightliner, Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, Cargo Vans, Daimler, Full-Size Vans, Mercedes-Benz
October 28, 2014 - Industry News
Ford's 2015 Transit full-size cargo van with a Class 3 chassis expands the payload and towing capability of the van without the need for a cutaway or chassis cab model.
Tags: Ford, Ford Transit, Full-Size Vans, Class 3, Cargo Vans, Diesel Engines
October 28, 2014 - Press Release
SCT Fleet Solutions has changed its company name to Derive Efficiency as it continues to evolve as a software provider of software that customizes a fleet vehicle's powertrain so it will operate more efficiently and safely.
Tags: SCT Fleet Solutions, Branding, Derive Efficiency, Fuel Efficiency
The Propane Education and Research Council released a series of videos highlighting companies that are developing and commercializing new propane technologies.
Tags: PERC, Propane Autogas, ROUSH CleanTech, Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation, Propane Conversion
GE Capital Fleet Services' maintenance control center, located at the business headquarters Eden Prairie, Minn., has been certified for the fourth time by BenchmarkPortal as a Center of Excellence.
Tags: GE Capital Fleet Services, Fleet Management Companies, Certification Program
General Motors is improving the efficiency of its next-generation Chevrolet Volt by adding a new 1.5L, four-cylinder engine that should deliver 20 percent more electric acceleration.
Tags: Chevrolet Volt, General Motors, Engines, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, 2016-MY
October 28, 2014 - Product News
Geotab has introduced its GO7 telematics device that gathers vehicle data from the engine, drivetrain, instrument cluster, and other relevant subsystems for delivery to fleet management software including MyGeotab.
Tags: Geotab, Telematics Hardware, Vehicle Tracking
The average price of a gallon of unleaded gasoline has fallen 6.4 cents to $3.056 per gallon for the week ending Oct. 27, according to federal data.
Tags: AAA, Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices, U.S. Department of Energy
October 27, 2014 - Industry News
Mazda is entering the compact SUV segment with the CX-3, which it will debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show next month, the automaker announced.
Tags: Mazda, L.A. Auto Show, Compact SUVs
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