Ford Details Adaptive Steering on Super Duty, Edge

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September 29, 2016
<p><em>Jennifer Rivera, a salesperson for Organogenesis, drives the Mazda CX-5 as her work vehicle when traveling to clients in Kansas and Nebraska. She says that she usually picks silver or white to help the vehicle&nbsp;look less dirty. Photo courtesy of Eye Kandy Photography.</em></p> What are Fleets' "Must-Have" Vehicle Features?

This health technology company shares the most desired features in its fleet vehicles — from both the fleet manager’s and driver’s perspectives — particularly the Mazda CX-5, a first-time choice for the company.

<p><em>Photo courtesy of Ford.</em></p> Ford Details Adaptive Steering on Super Duty, Edge

Ford's new adaptive steering technology that's been added to 2017 Super Duty trucks and the 2016 Edge mid-size SUV improves steering efficiency and effort so the vehicles are easier to steer at various speeds.

<p><em>U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx discusses new federal guidelines for autonomous vehicles during a Sept. 20 press conference. Screen shot courtesy of U.S. DOT.</em></p> Feds Release Autonomous Vehicle Policy

The new guidelines include a 15-point safety assessment framework that provides vehicle performance standards for manufacturers and developers.

General Motors Fleet’s Extensive Truck Lineup Gives Businesses the Power of Choice

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Whatever your fleet is faced with, General Motors Fleet’s comprehensive truck lineup gives you a variety of ways to get it done.

<p><em>Hinrich Woebcken discusses the company's approach to diesel engines with Mike Antich. Photo by Paul Clinton.</em></p> VW May Cease Sales of Diesel Models

Volkswagen may not resume sales of diesel models in the U.S. and plans to focus on electrified powertrains and SUVs in the coming years, the company's head of North American operations told fleet managers on Sept. 15.

<p><em>Photo of 2018 Chevrolet Equinox courtesy of GM.</em></p> 2018 Chevrolet Equinox Adds Turbo, Diesel Engines

Chevrolet's 2018 Equinox will add a pair of turbo-charged four-cylinder engines and an optional turbo-diesel as the compact SUV enters its third generation.

<p>2017 ROUSH F-150</p> 2017 ROUSH F-150 Ready for Order

ROUSH Performance announced that the 2017 ROUSH F-150 is now available for order from authorized ROUSH dealerships.

<p><em>Photo of Jeep Patriot courtesy of FCA US.</em></p> FCA Recalls Five Models for Air Bags, Seat Belts

The recall, which covers an estimated 1.4 million vehicles, includes the Jeep Patriot, Jeep Compass, and Chrysler 200 models.

Safety Tip: Avoiding Deer-Vehicle Crashes

This is the time of year when deer increasingly wander onto roads. State Farm offers advice on how to prevent deer-vehicle crashes -- and how to limit damage when a collision is unavoidable.

Chris Brown
Executive Editor
Auto Focus
The Truth Behind Compact Van Depreciation

Why are large van values holding up better than their compact counterparts, and will it last?

An Audi A8 LWB 3.0T Quattro, Volkswagen Passat 1.8T R-Line, and Audi A4 2.0T Quattro sit at Marriott Ranch in Hume, Va.
VW, Audi 2017-MY Fleet Preview
The Vision Van would provide more efficient last-mile delivery.
Mercedes-Benz Future Vision Van
FCA had the entire Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Fiat, and Ram lineups available.
FCA's 2017-MY Vehicle Preview
Improper ergonomic behavior can result in musculoskeletal injuries, which account for more than one third of all lost-workday cases, according to the U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
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Predictive Analytics: Shedding New Light on Hidden High-Risk Fleet Drivers

Lease vs. Purchase: A decision guide for your fleet vehicles

Four Route Planning Tips for your Growing Business

5 steps to improving fleet utilization.

Fleet Trends: What Fleet Managers Should Expect Going into 2017

Building a Snowbelt Policy: Four Key Factors

Merchants Fleet Management Insight: ELD Mandate

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

How to Deal with Driver Objections to Motor Pool

Increasing Profitability With Telematics: COI vs. ROI

How to Effectively Leverage Big Data for Your Fleet

Driver Monitoring Myths vs. Reality

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