Feds Probe Fiat Chrysler Recall Performance

 
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<p><em>Chart courtesy of NTEA.</em></p> High-Roof Vans Closing Ground on Standard-Roof Models

As fleets begin embracing a new wave of Euro-style full-size vans, high-roof vans appear to be gaining favor over their standard-roof siblings, according to the NTEA.


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Feds Probe Fiat Chrysler Recall Performance

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said concerns about Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' safety recall performance have prompted the agency to schedule a July 2 public hearing on the matter. At issue are 20 separate safety recalls. Here's a Bloomberg video report on this development. For the story, click here.


<p><strong>The newly unveiled 2016 Camaro.</strong> <em>Photo courtesy of General Motors</em></p> Chevrolet Unveils the 2016 Camaro

Chevrolet unveiled the sixth-generation Chevrolet Camaro with an updated exterior design, lighter architecture and a broader powertrain range.



Pa. Police Warn About Red-Light Violation Scam

A new phishing scam attempts to collect money to pay for bogus red-light violations in Pennsylvania. The emails are made to look like they're from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. Here's a video report from CBS 21 News.


<p><em>Photo courtesy of Audi</em></p> Audi Announces 2016 Model Year Pricing

Audi announced the pricing of its lineup of 2016 model year vehicles.


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Fleet Managers: Why You Should Attend Global Fleet Conference

Registration is still open for the Global Fleet Conference, which will be held June 15-16 in Miami, Fla. The event, now in its third year, has become the not-to-be-missed fleet event of the year. Past attendees explain why.


<p><strong><em>Photo of Toyota Sienna courtesy of Toyota.</em></strong></p> Toyota Sienna Minivans Recalled for Injury Risk

Two separate recalls, issued by Gulf States Toyota and Southeast Toyota Distributors, will address a potential injury risk during air bag deployment.


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