2017 Fleet Visionaries Honored at AFLA

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September 19, 2017
<p><em>Photo of John Dmochowsky by Eric Gandarilla.</em></p> Dmochowsky Named Fleet Manager of the Year

Mondelez International’s senior global fleet manager John Dmochowsky was named the 2017 Professional Fleet Manager of the Year during a ceremony at the Automotive Fleet & Leasing Association's (AFLA) annual conference in Las Vegas on Sept. 18.

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<p><em>Photo of Sonya Garrepy, the 2017 Fleet Visionary of the Year, by&nbsp;Eric Gandarilla.</em></p> 2017 Fleet Visionaries Honored at AFLA

The second class of fleet visionaries were honored at the 2017 Automotive Fleet & Leasing Association (AFLA) annual conference in Las Vegas on Sept. 18.

<p><em>Photo by Vince Taroc.</em></p> Gasoline Falls to $2.62 as Florida, Texas Recover

The national average price of regular unleaded fell to $2.62 per gallon, and reached a 14-day low that AAA attributed to a return to normal operations in Florida and Texas, following the impact of two major hurricanes.

<p>The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan features available 4MOTION all-whee; drive, Snow Mode, On-Road Mode, Off-Road Mode, and Off-Road Custom. Photo courtesy of Volkswagen.</p> VW Atlas and Tiguan Available with Fleet Friendly Transferrable Warranty

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The all-new 2018 VW Atlas and Tiguan are available with a best-in-class bumper-to-bumper limited warranty, which is ideal for fleets.

<p><em>File photo</em></p> A Closer Look at Diesel Cabover Warranties

Isuzu, Chevrolet, Hino, and Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America offer similar standard warranties for their diesel cabovers, and provide additional component warranties to increase a fleet manager's piece of mind.

<p><em>Lee</em></p> Hyundai Taps Lee to Lead Hyundai's U.S. Sales

Hyundai Motor America has named Kyung Soo "Kenny" Lee as its president and chief executive in a move that will make Lee the fourth top executive in less than four years to lead sales for the Korean automaker.

<p><em>Photo of Mumbai Sklyine courtesy of Deepak Gupta/Wikimedia Commons.</em></p> Ford, Mahindra India Alliance May Include EVs

Ford signed a memorandum of understanding with Mahindra Group to strengthen its commitment to India and support Mahindra’s expansion into other global markets.

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The model that incorporates a 6-speed manual can achieve 52 mpg in highway driving.
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