Nissan Offers 5-Year, 100K Truck Warranty

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August 18, 2016
<p><em>Illustration by herlitz_pbs, used under <a href="" target="_blank">Creative Commons license</a>.</em></p> Final Greenhouse Gas Phase 2 Regs Unveiled

The federal government released highly anticipated "Phase 2" greenhouse gas/fuel economy rules for medium and heavy-duty vehicles Tuesday, which in some ways go further than the original proposal unveiled last year.

<p><em>Photo of 2017 TItan courtesy of Nissan.</em></p> Nissan Offers 5-Year, 100K Truck Warranty

Nissan will offer a 5-year or 100,000-mile limited warranty on its line of Titan and Titan XD pickups that follows a similar warranty announced for Nissan's commercial van lineup.

Video: Ford's Driverless Car to Arrive in 2021

Ford plans to produce a fully autonomous vehicle for commercial operation by 2021, as part of a ride-hailing or ride-sharing service.

General Motors Fleet Is the Right Partner for Your Job

Sponsored by General Motors
With the rollout of a new ad campaign, General Motors Fleet reaffirms to their customers that they offer the customized solutions that can help their business flourish.

<p><em>Photo of Sprinter Worker courtesy of Mercedes-Benz.</em></p> Mercedes-Benz Expands Sprinter Worker Lineup

Mercedes-Benz is expanding its Sprinter Worker lineup with additional chassis, engine, and body configurations geared toward the contracting, delivery and transportation service industries.

<p><em>Photo of 2017 F-350 STX courtesy of Ford.</em></p> Ford Offers Appearance Package for 2017 Trucks

Ford will offer the STX appearance package with its 2017 F-150 and Super Duty trucks that will slot between the XL work and XLT mid-level models, Ford has announced.

<p><em>Screenshot courtesy of ARI.</em></p> ARI 's Fleet Health Tool Identifies Higher-Cost Vehicles

ARI has begun offering the Fleet Health Card, an analytical tool that helps fleet managers identify problematic vehicles that have the biggest impact on cost and reliability.

<p><em>Photo courtesy of AAA Foundation.</em></p> American Drivers Fail to Secure Their Loads

A new AAA study discovers that during a recent four-year period, 200,000 crashes involving road debris occurred and led to 500 fatalities.

Safety Tip: Dangers of Tailgating

Tailgating is a common form of aggressive driving that markedly increases your chances of being involved in a crash or a confrontation with another driver.

Mike Antich
Editor and Associate Publisher
Market Trends
The Growing Penetration of Crossovers into the Commercial Fleet Market

Crossover utility vehicles (CUV), or simply known as crossovers, represent one of the fastest growing segments in the retail auto industry. Likewise, commercial fleet sales are also reflecting an increased acquisition of crossover vehicles. Today, as a percentage, fleet registrations of crossover models are beginning to mirror the market share found on the retail side of the business.

The Mercedes-Benz E-Class enters its fifth generation with the 2017 model.
2017 E-Class Safety Tech
Mid-cycle refreshes often come with pleasing driver enhancements, and the 2017 Fusion lineup is a good example: The front grille was widened while chrome accents and full LED lamps were added; improved suspension and sound dampening enhance ride quality; and start-stop is now standard on all models for improved fuel economy.
2017 Ford Fusion Ride & Drive
The Chrysler Pacifica is replacing the Town &amp; Country as FCA's minivan model.
2017 Chrysler Pacifica Ride and Drive
The Decherd Powertrain plant employs about 1,600 people, and is highly automated.
Nissan's Decherd Powertrain Plant
Merchants Fleet Management Insight: ELD Mandate

Top 5 Ways to Improve Customer Service Using Your Fleet

Safety Beyond Telematics: How Video Helps Predict Risky Driving Behavior and Protect Your Brand

Best Practices for Vehicle Selector Planning

How to Deal with Driver Objections to Motor Pool

4 Best Practices for an Effective Fleet Safety Program

AT&T 2G Sunset: How it Will Affect GPS Tracking Devices

Increasing Profitability With Telematics: COI vs. ROI

Saving Millions by Preventing Accidents and Reducing Net Expenses

How to Effectively Leverage Big Data for Your Fleet

A Fleet Leasing vs. Reimbursement Guidebook: Weighing the Options

Driver Monitoring Myths vs. Reality

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