Automotive Fleet

OCT 2013

Magazine for the car and truck fleet and leasing industry

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NOW WWW.AUTOMOTIVEFLEET.COM WHAT YOU'RE READING What We're Blogging About Market Trends By Mike Antich ( ● The Emerging Industrial Internet and Its Impact on Fleet Management ● 'Fleet Creep' and Vehicle Over-Spec'ing Thwart Green Fleet Initiatives ● Concern Voiced About FMCSA Proposal to Eliminate Submission of No-Defect Driver Inspection Reports THE VOICE OF THE FLEET COMMUNITY Sept. 16 Sept. 6 Fuel for Thought Will You Join the Quest for American Energy? By Joseph Thompson Decision Points Distraction Still Strong With Voice-to-Text Capabilities By Michael Bragg Sept. 12 Sept. 4 Moving Your Fleet School Is Back in Session By John Ross Fleeting Thoughts The Increasing Adoption of Telematics Solutions By Mike Scarbrough Stay up-to-date with the latest issues and trends in the feet industry with Fleetcast, the Fleet Management Podcast series. Each month, Fleetcast will be talking to an industry expert about a topic that has big implications for feet managers, such as: ● CNG Fuels and Vehicles for Fleets ● Sustainability Initiatives for Fleets ● Municipality Level Fleet Management ● Benefts of National Maintenance Programs To listen, go to Powered by AUTOMOTIVE FLEET I OCTOBER 2013 The 2015 Tahoe and Suburban, revealed in New York, feature GM's new EcoTec3 engines, new safety systems, and new designs inside and out. 2 Illinois Bans Handheld Cell-Phone Use While Driving The state increased penalties for drivers in cases where their use of an electronic device while behind the wheel led to an accident. GM Gives Sneak Peak of New Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon Pickups ● Not Covered by DOT? Think Again 4 1 GM Reveals All-New 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban 3 ● Beware of Expunged MVR Records THE VOICE OF THE FLEET COMMUNITY E VO OIC O T E FLEE COM UN TY E ET COM MM NI MMUNITY's Top 5 Most Popular Stories as of Sept. 16, 2013 GM provided a brief look at its Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon at the Center for Automotive Research Management Briefng Seminars held August 5-8. 4 Nissan to Offer Cummins V-8 Turbo Diesel in Next-Gen Titan Pickup The new Cummins engine in development for the next-gen Titan is a 5.0L Turbo Diesel that can produce more than 300 hp and has a torque rating in the mid-500 lb.-ft. range, Nissan stated. 5 Malcom Named 2013 Professional Fleet Manager of the Year, Webber Named Fleet Executive of the Year The awards were presented at the Automotive Fleet & Leasing Association (AFLA) Annual Conference in Scottsdale, Ariz. TAG CLOUD as of Sept. 16, 2013 2013-MY ARI Audi award BMW Chrysler Distracted Driving driver safety Electric vehicle Ford Motor Co. fuel General Motors Corp. Mercedes-Benz NAFA National Highway Traffc Safety Administration NHTSA Nissan Recalls Toyota Volvo The most searched terms on

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