EPA Certifies Bi-Fuel CNG System for GM, Isuzu Cabovers

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December 29, 2016
<p><em>(Clockwise l to r) A landscape fleet discusses how leasing is an advantage to maintain&nbsp;newer fleet vehicles; a fleet in Alaska equips its trucks to work in all seasons, including winter;&nbsp;trends in vocational truck body designs are discussed, including a mobile office upfit; Domino's is now operating a customized pizza delivery vehicle.</em></p> Top 10 Business Fleet Articles of 2016

The top 10 Business Fleet feature articles of 2016 covered several topics including leasing, truck body designs, technology, and diesel pickup trucks.

<p><em>Photo of Isuzu NPR courtesy of Isuzu Commercial Truck of America.</em></p> EPA Certifies Bi-Fuel CNG System for GM, Isuzu Cabovers

AGA Systems received EPA Certification of its EcoSync HD Bi-fuel/CNG alternative-fuel system for the 2017 General Motors Vortec 6.0L engine that is used in the Isuzu NPR and the Chevrolet Low Cab Forward trucks.

<p><em>Photo courtesy of VW.</em></p> VW Reaches $1B Settlement for 3.0L Diesels

Volkswagen has reached an agreement to settle claims relating to its 3.0L V-6 TDI engines with a commitment to buy back a quarter of the vehicles, set aside $225 million toward emissions reduction, and pay $25 million to support the use of zero emission vehicles (ZEVs) in California.

<p><em>Photo of the 2016 Chrysler Town &amp; Country courtesy of FCA.</em></p> These Vehicles Have Been Discontinued for 2017

Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles and Hyundai will discontinue the most models for the 2017 model year with FCA paring back its car offerings and Hyundai launching the Genesis luxury brand. General Motors is discontinuing its Impala CNG sedan.

<p><em>Pete Dondlinger</em></p> Auto Truck Group Names Dondlinger President

Pete Dondlinger is replacing Jim Dondlinger as president of the Auto Truck Group, the upfitter has announced.

<p><em>Photo courtesy of Ford.</em></p> Ford Recalls Super Duty Trucks for Fire Risk

The recall covers more than 7,000 2017-model year trucks in the U.S.

<p><em>Photo by Nandaro via Wikimedia Commons.</em></p> Holiday Fatalities Expected to Cap Deadly Year

The National Safety Council releases estimates for holiday period road fatalities and offers tips on how to make the roads safer.

<p><em>Photo by the Oregon Department of Transportation via Wikimedia Commons.</em></p> Safety Tip: Not Choosing the Road Less Traveled

Here's seasonal advice on when to override instructions from a navigation system or app, and what to do if you're stranded in the snow.

Chris Brown
Executive Editor
Auto Focus
Are Commercial Drone Deliveries Eminent in the U.S.?

Amazon just delivered its first package by drone in England. Will U.S. delivery fleets be able to take advantage soon?

2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric
2016 L.A. Auto Show: Green Vehicles
2017 Jeep Compass Trailhawk
2016 L.A. Auto Show: SUVs
Chevrolet Colorado ZR2
2016 L.A. Auto Show: Trucks and Vans
Ford Fusion with driver assist technologies highlighted
2016 L.A. Auto Show: Cars
Determining the ROI of Implementing a Fleet Management System.

Fleet Basics: Getting a Quick ROI From Telematics

12 Practical Steps to Prepare for the ELD Mandate

5 Great Reasons to add Video Safety to your Fleet

7 Ways to Improve Safety in Your Fleet

When Is Self-Managing Your Fleet the Best Option?

4 Ways You Can Use GPS Tracking to Help Increase Productivity and Eliminate Payroll Issues

Using Gamification to Improve Driver Behavior

Using Fleet Tracking to Reduce Fuel Costs

Why Payment Networks Matter: A Fleet Manager's Guide to Proprietary Fuel Cards

6 Ways to Maximize Vehicle Uptime

Advancing Preventive Maintenance

How to Select a Telematics Provider

Predictive Analytics: Shedding New Light on Hidden High-Risk Fleet Drivers

How to Deal with Driver Objections to Motor Pool

Increasing Profitability With Telematics: COI vs. ROI

Chris Brown
Executive Editor
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Senior Editor
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