Ford to Retrofit 1.4M Explorers for Exhaust-Leak Prevention

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October 16, 2017
Hurricane Replacement Still Boosting Used Vehicle Prices

The average price of used vehicles model years 2012-2016 fell 0.7% in September, with the lion’s share of that depreciation coming from the car segment, according to Black Book. As of September, all vehicles are averaging a 12-month depreciation of 14.5%.



<p><em>Photo of Ford Explorer courtesy of Ford.</em></p> Ford to Retrofit 1.4M Explorers for Exhaust-Leak Prevention

The automaker addresses customer concerns raised by recent reports of carbon monoxide leaks in upfitted Ford police vehicles.


Proposed Law Would Ease Fuel Economy Rules

A pair of federal lawmakers from Michigan have proposed a bill that would make it easier for automakers to meet fuel economy requirements.



Lease or Purchase Comes Down to More Than Cost

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Rent or own a house? Lease or purchase a vehicle? Since the advent of landlords, and lessors, these questions synonymously became intertwined for the usually confused consumer.


<p><em>Photo courtesy of State Farm.</em></p> W.Va. Leads Nation in Deer Crashes

Montana, Pennsylvania, Iowa and Wisconsin also make the top five list, according to the latest deer claim study from State Farm.



<p><em>Nyland</em></p> In Memoriam: Clorox Company Manager Katherine Nyland

Kate Nyland, retired manager, facilities, construction, and corporate services for The Clorox Company, passed away on June 20, succumbing to ALS.


<p><em>Gunning</em></p> LeasePlan Corp. N.V. Launches Mobility Campaign

LeasePlan Corp. N.V. has launched a mobility campaign called "What’s next?" that spans 32 countries, and highlights the fleet management company's commitment to mobility management.


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New Faces in Safe Places

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2018 Volkswagen Atlas

The three-row 2018 Atlas provides impressive cargo carrying capacity, along with a quality ride, responsive steering feel, and solid handling.

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2017 Element Roundtable
NETS Executive Director Joe McKillips gave a state-of-the-association presentation to attendees that reinforced NETS&rsquo; growing influence in the fleet safety arena with its authoritative benchmarking data, record membership growth, and back-to-back record attendance conferences.
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