Shuttle Fleet Discusses Switch from CNG to Propane

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July 20, 2017
<p><em>Photo courtesy of Zak the Baker.</em></p> Bakery Owner Recounts Delivery Van Theft for Bank Heist

Stealing a delivery van to use as a getaway vehicle is stupid — unless the authorities are chasing the other five identical Nissan NV 2500 vans with identical branding.

<p><em>A majority of ACE Parking's fleet shuttles run on propane autogas.The company has propane refueling stations on-site.</em></p> Shuttle Fleet Discusses Switch from CNG to Propane

For ACE Parking in San Diego, switching from CNG to propane autogas has translated into a fuel cost savings of $12,000 per month for its 29 airport shuttles.

<p><em>Photo by Vince Taroc.</em></p> Fiat Chrysler Building Ram 1500 Diesels Again

Fiat Chrysler has started assembling Ram 1500 pickups equipped with a diesel engine, even though the company must still resolve a dispute with regulators before it can sell the trucks, reports Automotive News.

<p>Photo: General Motors</p> Chevrolet and GMC Trucks Offer Fleets a Menu of Options

Sponsored by General Motors
Because every fleet has different demands, they need truck options that will fit their every need. Chevrolet and GMC give fleets flexibility when choosing a truck.


<p><em>Goyle</em></p> Small Pickups Show Low Depreciation, Value Gain

Over the past three months, two segments have shown unchanged value or an increase in overall value: Full-Size Pickups are unchanged, and Small Pickups have gained +0.2% in value.

<p><em>Photo of Jeep Grand Cherokee courtesy of FCA.</em></p> FCA Recalls Five Models for Stalling

The recall covers more than 442,000 Chrysler 300, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Dodge Challenger, Dodge Charger and Dodge Durango vehicles.  

<p><em>Graphic: NICB</em></p> NICB Names Most Stolen Vehicles of 2016

Among late-model cars, the most commonly stolen one is the 2016 Toyota Camry, according to the report from the National Insurance Crime Bureau.

<p><em>Photo by Vince Taroc.</em></p> California's Climate Change Deal May Increase Fuel Prices

California's Legislature has voted to extend the state's cap-and-trade program through 2030, which could result in an increase to the gasoline tax and would codify the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) into law.

<p><em>Photo by Nandaro/Wikimedia Commons.</em></p> Safety Tip: Night Driving

The California Department of Motor Vehicles offers advice to promote safer driving at night.

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Driving Notes
2017 Ford F-150 with 10-Speed

While higher-gear transmission have traditionally been reserved for European luxury sedans, Ford's application of the gearbox to its leading seller is so inspired a choice that it almost feels inevitable.

Ford added a 10-speed transmission to its F-150 for the 2017 model year.
Ford's 2017 F-150 with 10-Speed
The new Jeep Compass crests the Jeep hill during the ride and drive portion of the national fleet preview.
FCA's 2018-MY Fleet Preview
Kevin Koswick, director North American Fleet Lease and Remarketing at Ford, was the first to present at Ford&rsquo;s MY-2018 Fleet Preview event at the San Diego Civic Theatre.
Ford's 2018-MY Fleet Preview
Ed Peper, U.S. VP, General Motors Fleet, opened the general session of the summit.
GM's 2018-MY Fleet Preview
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Managing Your Fleet with Enhanced Communications

Why it Pays to Separate Parts From Labor

How to Evaluate if Your Leasing Partner Is Still Right for You

Taking the Plunge: Why Your Fleet Should Lease

6 Steps to Getting the Best Lease for Your Fleet

Video Safety Myth vs. Reality

Improved Customer Service Through GPS Vehicle Tracking

Why Switching to an FMC Doesn't Mean Relinquishing Control

Driver Risk Management: 10 Best Practices from the Industry’s Best

Proactively Reduce Claims in 3 Steps

Best Practices For Driver Risk Management

How to Set Up an Oil Analysis Program

Fuel Programs Should Go the Extra Mile

Beyond Telematics: How Video Can Help Predict and Prevent Collisions

Five Core Telematics Benefits

Maximizing Warranty Recovery

Choosing an ELD Solution: What to Ask

Cooperative Procurement: Do You Really Have to Go to Bid?

Three Easy Ways Telematics Can Improve Driver Safety

Using Fleet Tracking to Reduce Fuel Costs

How to Select a Telematics Provider

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