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2016 Chevrolet Volt

Okay, I’ll admit it. I suffer from range anxiety; however, I found an antidote after driving the 2016 Chevrolet Volt. I spent four days driving the Volt in a variety of road conditions, primarily in the all-electric mode, and found that it met all my driving needs. When trips exceeded the battery capacity, the gasoline engine range extender kicked in seamlessly, which gave me another 350-plus miles of travel. READ MORE

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2015 Chevrolet Bi-Fuel Impala (CNG)

Alternative-fuel vehicles have come of age and a perfect example is the bi-fuel 2015 Chevrolet Impala that can run on either gasoline or compressed natural gas (CNG). If not told in advance, most everyday drivers behind the wheel of a bi-fuel Impala would not know they were driving a CNG-powered vehicle. READ MORE

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2015 BMW 320i xDrive

The 2015 BMW 320i xDrive is an all-wheel-drive compact sport sedan powered by a fuel-efficient, turbocharged four-cylinder engine. It has a NHTSA 5-Star safety rating and an array of active and passive safety features. READ MORE

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2016 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT Plus

The Grand Caravan has been an affordable shuttle that won't break a fleet acquisition budget, and it's also surprisingly enjoyable to drive. READ MORE

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2016 Toyota Tacoma SR5 Double Cab 4x4

For 2016, the Tacoma adds a more powerful V-6 engine, improved off-road capability, an updated infotainment system with touchscreen, and more aggressive body styling. READ MORE

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2016 Volkswagen Passat

The Passat, Volkswagen's top fleet seller, enters the 2016-MY with plenty of new safety and connectivity features, sportier styling, and LED lighting that annihilates dark corners around a driveway. READ MORE

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2016 Ram 3500 HD with 6.7L Diesel

The Cummins 6.7L diesel powertrain generates 385 horsepower and an amazing 900 lb.-ft. of torque, which increases towing capacity to a record-breaking 31,210 pounds, the most ever for a mass-production vehicle. READ MORE

Photo of 2017 Jaguar XE by Paul Clinton.

2017 Jaguar XE S

We were impressed by the XE's sure-footed handling, easy power delivery, and attractive body style that's more reassuring than snazzy. READ MORE

Photo of 2016 Nissan Altima SL by Paul Clinton.

2016 Nissan Altima

Nissan has given its top-selling Altima mid-size sedan a heavy refresh for 2016 for a model that has found a niche mostly among pharmaceutical fleets looking to provide their sales personnel a reliable, fuel efficient model with a bit of pizzazz. READ MORE

Ram Commercial Truck recently put its entire lineup to the towing test. Photo: Chris Wolski

Ram Heavy Hauling Event

Ram Commercial recently put its claims about its products’ towing ability to the test during a heavy hauling event at the Chrysler Proving Grounds. READ MORE

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2016 Nissan Titan XD

Slotted between a traditional 1500- and 2500-type pickup truck the all-new 2016 Nissan Titan XD delivers both the comfortable, intuitive driving experience of a smaller truck and the capabilities typically associated with a ¾-ton truck. READ MORE

A 2016 Colorado Duramax Diesel after an off-road drive testing the smart diesel exhaust brake. Photo by Chris Wolski.

2016 Colorado Duramax Turbo Diesel

The 2016 Colorado Duramax Diesel delivered not only a pleasant, effortless ride, but the kind of fuel economy that would have been considered wild fantasy only a few short years ago. READ MORE

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2016 Subaru Forester

Driving the Forester in southern California, we appreciated the extra torque that minimizes wheel slip while turning a sharp corner or the greater stability at freeway speeds. READ MORE

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2016 Chevrolet Equinox LT FWD

The Chevrolet Equinox compact SUV has been a surprisingly strong seller for General Motors, and has quietly found a place as a top vehicle in commercial fleets due to its utility, respectable fuel economy, and affordability. READ MORE

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2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Work Truck

The Chevrolet Silverado enters the 2016 model year with some useful upgrades for commercial users of this powerhouse fleet vehicle that include expanded use of 8-speed transmissions and support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. READ MORE

Photo by Vince Taroc.

2015 Lincoln MKC 2.0L FWD

Lincoln offers the MKC in several configurations. We tested the model powered by the 2.0-liter inline-four EcoBoost engine that delivers its 240 hp via a 6-speed automatic transmission. READ MORE

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Amy Winter-Hercher

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Senior Editor

Amy is an associate editor for Auto Rental News and Business Fleet.

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Andy Lundin

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Andy Lundin works on Automotive Fleet and Fleet Financials.

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Chris Brown

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Executive Editor

Chris is the executive editor of Business Fleet Magazine and Auto Rental News. He covers all aspects of the fleet world.

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Eric Gandarilla

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Eric Gandarilla works on Automotive Fleet and Fleet Financials.

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Mike Antich

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Editor and Associate Publisher

Mike Antich has covered fleet management and remarketing for more than 20 years and was inducted in the Fleet Hall of Fame in 2010.

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Paul Clinton

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Paul is the senior web editor for Automotive Fleet, Fleet Financials, Government Fleet, Green Fleet, Vehicle Remarketing, and Work Truck. He has covered police vehicles for Police Magazine.

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Thi Dao

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Thi is the executive editor of Government Fleet magazine. She is interested in maintenance management and alternative fuels.

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