Gasoline Prices Rise to $2.47 Per Gallon

 
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<p><em><strong>Photo via istock.com.</strong></em></p> How to Drive Safely on Winding Roads

Along with slowing down, there are a number of other steps drivers can take to navigate curves cautiously and arrive safely at their end destination.


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Gasoline Prices Rise to $2.47 Per Gallon

The average price of a gallon of unleaded gasoline rose 14.1 cents to $2.473 for the week ending March 2, according to federal data.


<p><em><strong>Photo of Isuzu Reach courtesy of Isuzu.</strong></em></p> Reach Step Van Gets Diesel-Hybrid Powertrain Option

XL Hybrids is now offering its XL3 Hybrid Electric Drive System for the diesel-powered Reach commercial van from Isuzu and Utilimaster, the alternative-fuel conversion company announced.



Memorial Tribute to Ed Bobit

Watch this memorial tribute to fleet icon Ed Bobit, who founded Bobit Business Media and Automotive Fleet and passed away in 2014. Read the full story here. Read Editor Mike Antich's remembrances here.


<p><em>Photo courtesy of Volvo.</em></p> Volvo Developing Connected Car Cloud

Volvo Cars is developing "connected car" technology that would allow the automaker to capture road status data that's sent by cars to a cloud server and shared with other drivers and local authorities.


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<p><em>Photo courtesy of Infiniti.</em></p> Infiniti to Produce QX30 Compact SUV Concept

Infiniti plans to put into production its QX30 concept compact SUV debuting at the Geneva International Motor Show, as an aggressive attempt to seek market share in potentially the automotive industry's hottest segment.


Geotab Releases CAN-Bus Extender for Mobileye Devices

Geotab has released its IOX-CAN extender as a plug-and-play solution that allows partners to send data from their device over a private CAN network in the vehicle.


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Mike Antich
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Market Trends
Multinational Fleet Managers Must Expand Beyond Regional Expertise

The next real challenge for many fleet managers, executives, or anyone with fleet responsibilities is going to be how to manage and take a fleet to a global platform. Executives at these companies are looking at their fleets from a global perspective.

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Nobody Asked Me, But...
What Being a Green Fleet Means Today

In changing and expanding Green Fleet Conference to the Fleet Technology Expo, group publisher of Automotive Fleet and Green Fleet Sherb Brown, explains how the concept of being “green” has evolved since launching the event about 8 years ago.

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Audi offers its A3 TDI sedan in Premium, Premium Plus, and Prestige trim levels. Front-wheel drive is standard, while quattro all-wheel drive is optional.
Audi's A3 TDI Sedan
The i3 is a five-door hatchback that may appeal to fleet drivers with high-tech companies wanting to present a green image.
BMW's 2014 i3 EV Hatchback
The 2016 Equinox has four trim options including L, LS, LT and LTZ. The compact SUV will be available in the fall.
Chevrolet's 2016 Equinox Compact SUV
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