Estimates indicate that over 400 people may lose their lives and nearly 46,000 may be seriously injured while on the nation's roads this Memorial Day Weekend, according to the National Safety Council (NSC). For commercial fleets, safe driving messaging should start in the workplace.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling approximately 2,761 2018 Jeep Compass vehicles because the front lower control arms may be improperly welded, which can lead to separation of the control arm.
Infiniti will offer street fleet incentives for commercial purchasers for the 2019 model year for seven of its nameplates, according to the company.
Spireon was named IoT Vehicle Telematics Company of the Year in the 2018 Compass Intelligence awards. The award honored the telematics vendor for its continued innovation in aftermarket telematics, strong market traction, and exceptional customer service metrics.
Lightning Systems’ line of battery-electric Ford Transit LightningElectric vans will now include a 150-mile range model, designed for three-shift operations and long-distance routes.
Audi will offer street fleet incentives for nine nameplates for the 2019 model-year, including six sedans and three utility vehicles.
U.S. safety regulators from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) are evaluating the circumstances connected to a Tesla Model S that slammed into a fire department vehicle in Jordan, Utah on May 13.
Mazda has begun offering two street incentives to commercial fleets for its 2019-model-year lineup, and plans to announce more later this summer, according to the automaker.
The busiest travel days are expected on Thursday and Friday, with holiday travelers mixing with commuters, according to AAA.
Massachusetts police officers issued over 6,300 citations for texting while driving in 2017. Despite the fact that it is illegal to text and drive in Massachusetts — and carries a minimum penalty of $100 and as high as $500 — drivers appear to be undeterred by the law.
Mastercard has unveiled a fleet fuel payment service that is designed to reduce spend by integrating fuel and maintenance monitoring available on connected vehicles into the fuel payment process.
The European Union aims to reduce CO2 emissions by 30% in just 12 years through the federation’s first proposed CO2 emissions standards.