LeasePlan N.V. Now Managing 1.5M Vehicles

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November 24, 2015
<p><em>Photo courtesy of VW.</em></p> Volkswagen Submits Diesel Recall Plan

Volkswagen has submitted a plan to California regulators to recall the 482,000 vehicles sold with 2.0L engines and emissions defeat devices that has not been made public.

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<p><em>Photo courtesy of LeasePlan.</em></p> LeasePlan N.V. Now Managing 1.5M Vehicles

LeasePlan Corp. N.V. has down its fleet to 1.5 million vehicles worldwide, which is an 8% year-over-year increase in the number of vehicles managed from 1.40 million.

<p><em>Photo via Wikimedia.</em></p> Gasoline Falls to $2.09 Per Gallon

A steady decline in gasoline prices continued, as the national average price of a gallon of unleaded declined 8.4 cents to $2.094 for the week ending Nov. 23, according to federal data.

<p><em>Photo of Audi headquarters courtesy of Audi.</em></p> Audi to Update Diesel Emissions Software

Audi will revise, document, and resubmit for approval certain parameters of the engine-management software used in the 3.0L V-6 TDI diesel engine the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has claimed violates clean-air laws, the automaker has announced.

<p>Nissan officially launched the production of the full-size TITAN XD pickup truck November 19. (PHOTO: Nissan)</p> Nissan Titan XD Production Begins

Nissan officially launched production of its 2016 Nissan Titan XD full-size pickup with Job One ceremonies at its Canton, Miss., assembly facility on Nov. 19.


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<p><em><strong>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; DAHL</strong></em></p> FCA US Names New Safety Head

Michael Dahl will oversee the automaker’s vehicle safety and regulatory compliance.

<p><em>Photo courtesy of Toyota.</em></p> Toyota's 2015 Fleet Executive Meeting Rocked

Toyota Motor Sales USA held its annual business meeting and product preview at the Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Nigel in Dana Point, Calif., June 17-19, 2015. More than 150 fleet professionals attended the product preview, which included commercial fleet managers and representatives from fleet management companies.

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The Popularity of Euro-Style Vans to Put Upward Pressure on Euro-Metric Replacement Tire Costs

Sales of Euro-style vans exceeded total sales of traditional body-on-frame vans for the first time in 2015. This is an important milestone in the evolution of the fleet van market, but the rapid market share expansion of Euro-style vans will have a near-term impact on replacement tire availability, which, in turn, will exert upward pressure on pricing.

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