Near-zero-emission natural gas trucks have been deemed feasible for drayage operations by the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. A May 2020 addendum to their Feasibility Assessment for Drayage Trucks upgraded currently available trucks to the highest technology readiness level.
General Motors and Donlen have announced a pilot program of integrating the fleet management company’s device-less Donlen DriverPoint solution with General Motors' OnStar.
Ford Motor Company issued a recall for select 2016-2017 model-year Ford Transit Connect vehicles. In affected vehicles, the driver and/or front passenger seat belt pretensioners may not deploy in a crash event in which the front seat belt pretensioners are activated.
The COVID-19 pandemic is still plaguing the light vehicle market, but May’s sales pace is still expected to be a giant step forward on the path to recovery.
Donlen announced a complimentary pilot program of device-less Donlen DriverPoint integration with Ford Data Services for Donlen customers with eligible Ford connected vehicles.
Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America announced it is discontinuing new truck sales. Customers will remain supported for warranty repairs, maintenance services, and replacement parts until 2028.
Restarting truck fleets after the pandemic requires attending to mechanical issues, understanding the new compliance landscape, and bringing your personnel back online safely and efficiently.
Merchants Fleet was honored with three Stevie Awards in the 18th annual American Business Awards.
While the tried-and-true best practices of fleet safety are just as relevant as ever, the COVID-19 pandemic has created a whole new layer of challenge that fleets have had to address with regard to their safety programs.
Ford has designed a new heated software enhancement to pilot with its Police Interceptor Utility — one that law enforcement agencies can utilize to help reduce the footprint of the COVID-19 virus.
Electric vehicle manufacturer BYD says it has created the world’s largest PPE face-mask plant, producing 50 million masks per day to help meet the demand for face masks to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
As of May 26, FCA has restarted 22 of its plants in North America and enacted safety measures for its employees.