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October 20, 2016
<p><em>Isuzu's new Class 6 entry to the medium-duty truck market, the FTR. (Photo courtesy of Isuzu Commercial Truck of America).</em></p> Isuzu Details All-New Class 6 FTR

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc. announced key specifications of its all-new entry in the Class 6 medium-duty truck segment, the 2018 Isuzu FTR

<p><em>Photo of the&nbsp;Sierra 2500HD All Terrain X courtesy of GMC.</em></p> GMC Introduces Sierra HD All Terrain X

The 2017 Sierra HD All Terrain X joins Canyon and Sierra 1500 as the third model in GMC’s limited-edition All Terrain X series.

<p><em>Photo of F-350 King Ranch Crew Cab 4x4 courtesy of Ford.</em></p> 'Parts Issues' Slow Super Duty Rollout

Unspecified "parts issues" slowed shipments of Ford's 2017 Super Duty pickups in late summer, but Ford is ironing out these issues at its Louisville, Ky., assembly plant, according to a union official.

<p><em>Logo: LAAS</em></p> More Vehicle Debuts Confirmed for L.A. Auto Show

This year's Los Angeles Auto Show will feature three new Nissan vehicles, including its 2017 Rogue compact SUV, Alfa Romeo's new SUV, and Porsche's revamped Panamera, the show has confirmed.

<p><em>Photo of Ram 2500 by Bull-Doser via Wikimedia Commons.</em></p> FCA Recalls Ram Trucks, Police Cars for Alternator

The recall covers an estimated 74,833 2007- to 2013-MY Ram trucks and chassis cabs as well as 2011- to 2014-MY Dodge Charger Pursuit police cars.

Video: Road Deaths Rise 10.4% in First Half of 2016

An estimated 17,775 people died in U.S. traffic crashes in the first half of 2016 – about a 10.4% jump from the same period last year.

Safety Tip: When Brakes Fail

Here are some tips, provided by Esurance, on how to respond in the event of brake failure.

Mike Antich
Editor and Associate Publisher
Market Trends
Fleet Strategies to Improve OTD for Upfit Units

With the increasing demand and growth of the commercial truck and van segments – particularly among utilities and service industries – the percentage of upfitted vehicles is growing. Upfitters are feeling the pressure of increased demand. In recent years, the huge influxes of vehicles needing upfitting have left some upfitters, at times, overwhelmed.

NHTSA's Tim Johnson discusses how vehicles have gotten safer and the work his research group has done.
2016 Fleet Technology Expo in Pictures
Ram Commercial had its lineup on display, including Ram heavy-duty and Ram ProMaster vehicles.
2016 Texas State Fair Vehicles
The redesigned Duramax 6.6L V-8 turbo-diesel will deliver 445 hp and 910 lb.-ft. of torque. It will be available on the 2017 Silverado HD.
Chevrolet Silverado HD's 6.6L Duramax Diesel
Toyota's first production vehicle, the Toyoda AA Sedan first rolled off the assembly line in 1936. The vehicle's streamlined styling was influenced by the 1934 DeSoto, which was considered "highly advanced" at the time.
Historic Toyota Vehicles
Advancing Preventive Maintenance

How to Select a Telematics Provider

Do you have an ELD game plan?

7 fleet safety goals worth achieving.

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

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

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

Chris Brown
Executive Editor
Amy Hercher
Senior Editor
Eric Bearly
Sales Manager
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Robert Brown Jr.
Great Lakes Sales Manager
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