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July 19, 2016
Feds Nix 54.5-MPG Target for 2025

Improving gasoline fuel economy and strong demand for trucks and SUVs has led federal regulators to eliminate the 54.5 mpg corporate fuel economy target for 2025.


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<p><em>Photo by Vince Taroc.</em></p> Voting Opens for 2016 Fleet Hall of Fame Inductees

Voting is now open for the 2016 inductees to the Fleet Hall of Fame, so don't miss out on your opportunity to cast your ballot!


<p><em>Photo courtesy of Wikimedia.</em></p> Gasoline Falls to $2.23 Per Gallon

The national average price of a gallon of unleaded gasoline continued its summer decline, falling to $2.23 per gallon to reach the lowest level since early May, according to federal data.


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<p><em>Photo of 2016 Jeep Compass courtesy of FCA.</em></p> FCA Investing $1B to Expand Jeep Production

FCA US is investing $1 billion in two assembly plants in Ohio and Illinois to support planned growth of its Jeep brand, the company announced.


<p><em>Photo courtesy of Mazda.</em></p> Mazda Rolling Out New Vehicle Dynamics Tech

Mazda Motor Corp. will begin rolling out a next generation of vehicle motion control technologies under its SkyActiv brand later this year by adding a technology known as G-Vectoring Control to the 2017 Mazda 3 and Mazda 6 sedans.



<p><em>Dean Cerimeli (left) and Dean Dunton lead a private session of the advisory board. Photos courtesy of Ford.</em></p> Ford Offers Glimpse of Future of Mobility

During Ford’s Spring 2016 Fleet Advisory Board meeting, fleet managers received an overview of the automaker’s near-term and long-term direction.


<p><em>Photo courtesy of iStockphoto.com.</em></p> 15 Misperceptions that Limit Success

No matter how knowledgeable a fleet manager is, misperceptions about how to treat customers, when to take risks, and the consequences of changing or not changing operational processes can hold the fleet and its manager back.


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The main difference between leaders and managers is that leaders have people follow them while managers have people who work for them. A successful fleet manager needs to be both a strong leader and manager to get all stakeholders on board to follow them to a vision of best-in-class fleet management. Here are seven principles to achieve this goal.

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2016 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali

For 2016, GMC’s Sierra 1500 Denali is now available with the Hydra-Matic 8L90 eight-speed automatic transmission that generates 420 hp and 460 lb.-ft. of torque. This full-size truck offers a versatile mobile workstation with wireless phone charging, a Wi-Fi hotspot, and Apple CarPlay compatibility.

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