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Commercial Fleet Sales Increase 2.1% in May

Sales of vehicles to commercial fleets increased 2.1% in May, while sales to government fleets were flat, and sales into daily rental increased 29.8%.

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Study Examines Role of Race in Drowsy Driving

Race plays a role in drowsy driving in the U.S. with a recent study confirming that Blacks and Hispanics have approximately twice the risk of dozing off while behind the wheel compared to Caucasians.

Cars Outpace Trucks, Vans in April Depreciation

Used compact and midsize passenger cars held their value better than pickups and cargo vans in April, and overall vehicle depreciation eased due to a strong spring selling season, according to Black Book.

Commercial Fleet Sales Increase 9% in April

Sales of vehicles to commercial fleets from eight manufactures increased 9% to 67,458 in April as sales of trucks, vans, and SUVs powered an increase of 11.6% to 60,801, while and passenger car sales fell 10.2% to 6,657 units compared to a year ago, according to Automotive Fleet data.

Drivers Not Ready for Autonomous Vehicles

If given a choice, a whopping 75% of U.S. drivers said they would still rather drive than ride in an autonomous vehicle with 71% noting that they would miss the act of driving, according to a recent survey by CariD.

Ignition Interlocks Stopped the Most Drunk Drivers in Wis. Last Year

A state-by-state breakdown of drunk driving attempts prevented by ignition interlocks shows that a total of 354,372 incidents of driving while intoxicated were averted nationwide in 2017, according to Mothers Against Drink Driving (MADD).

Commercial Fleet Sales Increase 10% in March

Sales of vehicles to commercial fleets from eight manufactures increased 10.1% to 72,344 in March as sales of trucks, vans, and SUVs increased 10.4% to 62,419 and passenger car sales increased 8% to 9,925 units compared to a year ago, according to Automotive Fleet data.

1 in 3 Drivers Type Texts or Email

Nearly 35% of drivers say they have typed a text message or email while driving, even though 95.6% agreed that the behavior is unacceptable, according to new findings from AAA.

Vehicle Resale Market Forecast for 2018

Fleet mainstays such as pickups and vans are expected to perform well at wholesale this year. Higher-end vehicles, such as those found in executive fleets are expected to struggle.

Used Vehicle Sales Increase 1.6% to 39.2M

The used-vehicle industry reached a record-breaking 39.2 million in sales in 2017, representing a 1.6% year-over-year increase, according to the latest Used Car Report from Edmunds.