THE CAR AND TRUCK FLEET AND LEASING MANAGEMENT MAGAZINE
Search Close Menu

Global Fleet

News

Nissan Expands Full-Size Van Production

Photo of the 2018 NV Cargo courtesy of Nissan.

Nissan North America has expanded production of its NV cargo and passenger vans by adding a second shift to its Canton, Ohio, assembly plant, where Nissan recently celebrated production of 4 million vehicles.

News

Fuso eCanter Hits Road in Great Britain Fleets

Photo of eCanter used by Hovis courtesy of Daimler Trucks.

Daimler Trucks handed over the first all-electric Fuso eCanter trucks to three fleets in Great Britain. This now brings the electric light-duty truck to a further major market following the market launches in New York, Tokyo, and Berlin.

News

Dana Merges with UK Automotive Supplier

Dana Inc. has signed an agreement to merge with the Driveline division of UK-based automotive system supplier GKN plc to create Dana plc, a global provider of driveline systems, in a move that will position it for the vehicle electrification market.

Australia

George Loukas

China

Brian Luo

News

How the Trump Tariffs Will Affect Fleets

Photo of Donald Trump via Gage Skidmore/Wikimedia.

President Donald Trump's executive order imposing tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum may translate to higher prices to commercial fleets for vehicles and truck or van equipment, fleet management company experts said.

News

Rising Parts Costs Drive Vehicle Thefts

Research from the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) shows that vehicle parts can bring in...

Thefts of vehicles in the U.S. rose again last year by more than 4%, according to preliminary 2017 crime data from the FBI. Many of the vehicles that are recovered are missing wheels and rims or other key parts.

News

Commercial Fleet Sales Increase 4.5% in February

Photo of 2017-MY pickups courtesy of manufacturers.

Sales of vehicles to commercial fleets from eight manufactures increased 4.2% to 60,149 in February as total car sales outpaced truck sales with a 10.9% increase to 10,191, while sales of trucks, vans, and SUVs increased 3% to 49,958 units when compared to a year ago.

News

Australian SG Fleet Group Posts 18% Yearly Profit

Australian fleet-services firm SG Fleet Group recorded a net profit of $31.6 million for the 2017-18 financial year, continuing the company’s doubled-digit profit growth every six months since listing on the Australian stock exchange in 2015.

News

Sofico Launches German Subsidiary Company

Sofico has established new subsidiary Sofico Services Germany GmbH to better serve its customers in the country with its services in auto financing, leasing, and fleet software.