GM's Colorado/Canyon Diesel Specs Revealed

 
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July 28, 2015
Element-GE Capital Fleet Acquisition Clears Regulatory Hurdle

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has granted early termination to the waiting period under an anti-trust law for Element Financial Corp. to acquire GE Capital's fleet management unit.


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<p><em>Photo courtesy of GM.</em></p> GM's Colorado/Canyon Diesel Specs Revealed

General Motors has released performance data for the Duramax diesel engines available with the Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon mid-size pickup that arrive for the 2016 model year.


<p><em>Photo of Model S sedans courtesy of Tesla.</em></p> Tesla's Model 3 May Offer 300-Mile Range

Tesla Motors plans to reveal its Model 3 in March of 2016, and the battery-electric vehicle line could reach a driving range of up to 300 miles, according to a report from Autocar.



<p><strong><em>Front pedestrian braking, a new active safety technology available on the 2016 Chevrolet Malibu and 2016 Cadillac CT6, is one of many safety features tested at General Motors' new Active Safety Test Area at the Milford Proving Ground in Milford, Mich. Photo by Jeffrey Sauger for General Motors. </em></strong></p> GM Expands Safety Tech in 2016 Models

The automaker is also taking advantage of a new testing area near Detroit to develop and evaluate advanced crash-avoidance technologies and vehicle-to-vehicle communications.


<p><em>Photo courtesy of Wikipedia.</em></p> Gasoline Prices Fall to $2.74 Per Gallon

The national average gasoline price is now 79.4 cents lower than it was a year ago, and fell in eight of the nine regions tracked by the U.S. Energy Information Administration.


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<p><em>Photo courtesy of iStockPhoto.com.</em></p> How to Leverage Constantly Evolving Fleet Analytics

With the sheer volume of data available to fleet managers today, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. But, don’t take shortcuts and simply ignore the data being generated by your fleet operation.


2015 Nominees for Fleet Manager of the Year Award

This year’s group of highly qualified nominees share their accomplishments and compete for the annual recognition, to be presented at the AFLA Conference in September.


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Why Element Wants to Buy the Fleet Businesses of GE Capital

Element Financial Corp. has reached a definitive agreement to buy GE Capital's fleet assets in the U.S., Mexico, Australia, and New Zealand. Separately, Arval will acquire the European portion of GE's fleet business.

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Driving Notes
2016 Mazda CX-3 Compact SUV

Mazda may have just obliterated the razor-thin line between compact cars and entry-level crossovers with its impressive CX-3 that should rise to the top of an increasingly competitive category.

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Mazda hosted a press event in Southern California to unveil the vehicle, which goes on sale in August.
Mazda's 2016 CX-3 Compact SUV
The Golf SportWagen is derived from the 2015 Golf's MQB platform rather than the Jetta's PQ35 platform.
VW's 2015 Golf SportWagen TDI
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