October 1, 2014 - Industry News
Cequent is recalling more than 7,000 Highland- and Reese-branded cargo management products because of missing warning labels.
Tags: Cargo Management, Recalls, Cequent Consumer Products, NHTSA, TriMas
General Motors plans to achieve growth by 2020 with its Cadillac brand, expansion in China, and two refreshed passengers cars for the North America market to achieve growth of 10 percent operating profit, the automaker has announced.
Tags: General Motors, China, Chevrolet Malibu, Chevrolet Cruze, Cadillac
With next year’s budget planning in full swing, make sure to save the date for the 2015 Global Fleet Management Conference, which will be held June 15-16, at the Marriott Miami Biscayne Bay in Miami.
Tags: Global Fleet Management Conference, Fleet Events, Global Fleet Market
ROUSH CleanTech will begin offering a propane autogas powered Ford Transit full-size van to fleet customers in the middle of 2016, the company told AutomotiveFleet.com.
Tags: Propane Autogas, ROUSH CleanTech, Alternative Fuels, Ford Transit
October 1, 2014 - Press Release
With the acquisition of AutoPride Collision, Caliber Collision adds six locations in the Florida market.
Tags: Florida, Collision Repair, Caliber Collision Centers, Mergers & Acquisitions
The recall covers 1,810 2010-2014 model-year electric cars.
Tags: Mitsubishi, 2010-MY, Corrosion, Recalls, Mitsubishi i-MiEV, 2014-MY, NHTSA, Battery-Electric Vehicles
September 30, 2014 - Industry News
Honda's CR-V adds sportier features for 2015, including a more efficient direct-injected gasoline engine, new transmission, and a suite of safety technologies.
Tags: Honda CR-V, Honda, Compact SUVs, 2015-MY
September 30, 2014 - Global News
The Korean automaker will offer a seven-year unlimited kilometer warranty, seven years of capped-price service, and seven years of roadside assistance at no additional cost.
Tags: Kia Motors, Australia, Warranty
Renault inaugurated a new production line for its redesigned Trafic cargo van, and announced it will build a version of it for Fiat on the line starting in the second quarter of 2016.
Tags: Renault, Compact Vans, Fiat, Vehicle Production, France
The 2015 Chevrolet Colorado mid-size pickup should offer leading towing capability in the segment, General Motors has announced.
Tags: Mid-Size Pickups, Chevrolet Colorado, General Motors, Towing, Toyota Tacoma, Nissan Frontier, 2015-MY
The national average price of gasoline remained flat and rose one-tenths of a cent to $3.354 per gallon for the week ending Sept. 29, according to federal data.
Tags: AAA, Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices, U.S. Department of Energy
General Motors revealed an image of its next-generation 2016 Chevrolet Volt with a photo and short profile of how the automaker is camouflaging the vehicle prior to its introduction in January at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
Tags: Chevrolet Volt, General Motors, 2016-MY, Vehicle Testing
Nissan is offering a pair of twin-turbo diesel engines and new safety technology to its 2015 NV400 heavy panel van in Europe, which brings its engine lineup for the vehicle to five choices.
Tags: Nissan, Full-Size Vans, Diesel Engines
Fleet Logistics, the European fleet management provider, has gone live in Turkey.
Tags: Turkey, Fleet Logistics, TUV SUD, Fleet Management Companies
Since August of 2013, Argentina has added 27 compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations.
Tags: Argentina, CNG Fueling Stations, Alternative Fuels
Mitsubishi donated two i-MiEV battery-electric hatchbacks and one electric vehicle charging unit to Mongolia's capital city of Ulan Bator.
Tags: Mitsubishi, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Mongolia
September 29, 2014 - Industry News
Ram Truck will increase production of its Ram 1500 EcoDiesel pickup truck to 20 percent of all all half-ton pickups produced starting in November, the Chrysler Group unit announced.
Tags: Ram 1500, Diesel Engines, Vehicle Production, Full-Size Pickups, Ram Truck
Ford will incorporate high-strength aluminum alloys into the body of its next-generation Super Duty truck lineup, Ford's new CEO announced Sept. 29 while presenting the company's global growth goals.
Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, Ford, Aluminum, Ford Super Duty
September 29, 2014 - Executive Fleet News
Lincoln will introduce a large luxury sedan by the end of 2016, as well as an additional SUV in 2015 to fuel Ford's global growth goals, the company has announced.
Tags: Lincoln, China, Luxury Sedans
Nissan's 2015 NV200 compact cargo van starts at $20,720 and has arrived at more than 350 Nissan commercial vehicle dealers, the company has announced.
Tags: Nissan, Vehicle Pricing, Nissan NV200, Compact Vans
The state DMV is conducting a PR campaign to educate drivers about the impending policy change and the need to prevent distracted driving.
Tags: Cell Phone Use, Distracted Driving, Vermont
Agility Fuel Systems is recalling 99 side-mount compressed natural gas fuel systems because premature corrosion might lead to fuel leakage that poses a fire risk, the National Highway Traffic Safety reports.
Tags: Recalls, Agility Fuel Systems, NHTSA, Compressed Natural Gas
Ford has released the full towing and payload specifications for all four engine offerings of its 2015 F-150 pickup, claiming its revamped truck with added aluminum components offers leading towing and payload capabilities while shedding weight.
Tags: Ford F-150, Pickup Trucks, Light-Duty Trucks, Ford
With the days getting noticeably shorter, now is a great time to remind fleet drivers of the dangers associated with night driving. Here's some advice on how to minimize these hazards.
Tags: National Safety Council, Driver Safety Tips, Driving Safety
Houston-based Nat G CNG Solutions has been selected to join Ford's Qualified Vehicle Modifier (QVM) program to provide fleets natural gas versions of Ford trucks and vans, the company has announced.
Tags: Ford, Nat G CNG Solutions, Vehicle Modifiers
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