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Apr 22, 2014
<p><em><strong>Alan Mullaly (left) seen in 2013. Photo courtesy of Ford.</strong></em></p> Ford's CEO Stepping Down, COO to Replace Him

Ford Motor Co. is expected to elevate COO Mark Fields to replace CEO Alan Mulally, who will step down by the end of the year.


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<p>The BMW i3 topped Kelley Blue Book's list of the 10 Best Green Cars Of 2014. <em>Photo courtesy of KBB.com.</em></p> Kelley Blue Book Names 2014's Greenest Cars

For this year's top ten, the editors of Kelley Blue Book named the BMW i3 the No. 1 Green Car for 2014. The list, touted as more than just a compilation of the most fuel-efficient vehicles, looks at production methods and recyclability, as well as vehicles that are appropriate for different lifestyles.


<p><em><strong>Photo courtesy of Wikimedia.</strong></em></p> Price of Gasoline Rises for 11th Straight Week

The national average price of gasoline climbed 3.2 cents to $3.683 per gallon, according to federal data released by the Energy Information Administration.





Nominations Open for the 2014 Fleet Executive of the Year

Fleet Financials magazine is now accepting nominations for the 2014 Fleet Executive of the Year Award. Note the deadline for nominations is Friday, June 23. The Fleet Executive of the Year award is sponsored by The CEI Group.


<p>STEVENS</p> Midway Specialty Vehicles Hires Former Ford Exec

Midway has retained the services of Rob Stevens, who left Ford earlier this year as the automaker's chief engineer for commercial vehicles.





<p><em><strong>Photo of Great Marked Square in Brussels, Belgium, via Wikimedia.</strong></em></p> Global Fleet Conference Sets Second-Day Program

Attendees of the 2014 Global Fleet Management Conference in Brussels, Belgium, will participate in sessions relating to insurance and safety management, emerging markets, and telematics, organizers have announced.


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The railroad industry is the primary long-distance shipper of automobiles from assembly plants to dealers, which represents almost 9 percent of total rail freight. However, the auto industry is not the only railroad customer, and it competes with other shippers for scarce rail resources. Such is the case with petroleum companies shipping crude oil by rail, which is putting heavy demand on finite rail resources. What impact will this have on fleet OTD?

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