September 10, 2012 - Industry News
The all-new Ford Transit, along with the all-new Ford Transit Connect, was developed under the company’s 'One Ford' global product strategy in Europe.
Tags: Ford Transit Connect, Ford Motor Co., Ford Transit
The Lincoln MKZ Hybrid had the largest advantage in comparison to its gasoline alternative at a savings of more than $7,000.
Tags: Vincentric, hybrid vehicles, Lincoln MKZ, cost of ownership
Nissan said that it focused on adding a range of “class-above” features to the newest edition of the sedan, including a range of styling features and the available NissanConnect infotainment system.
Tags: Nissan, 2013-MY, Nissan Sentra
September 5, 2012 - Industry News
According to Volvo's accident database, the company's automatic breaking technology alone helped to reduce collisions by 22%.
Tags: Volvo, vehicle safety technology, driver assistance systems
The vehicle will get 25 mpg for city driving and 33 mpg for highway.
Tags: Buick, fuel economy, 2013-MY, General Motors Corp., Buick Encore
The medium-duty electric vehicles built under the agreement are designed for 100 miles of range on a single charge and have a maximum gross vehicle weight of 19,500 lbs.
Tags: electric truck, Navistar, electric vehicle, AMP Electric Vehicles
August 30, 2012 - Industry News
Some of the highlights of the new model include all-new crossover vehicle architecture, weight reduction of 266 lbs. and a new 2.4L engine lineup, among a number of comfort and connectivity features.
Tags: Hyundai, 2013-MY, Hyundai Santa Fe, Hyundai Santa Fe Sport
August 29, 2012 - Industry News
The study found that 46% of owners of heavy-duty trucks that are one model-year old report experiencing some type of engine-related problem, up from 42% in 2011.
Tags: J.D. Power, heavy-duty trucks, EPA, heavy-duty engine
The vehicle is available in eight trim levels and includes fuel-saving technologies that add up to an 18.7% increase in fuel economy.
Tags: Chrysler, Ram, 2013-MY, Ram 1500, Ram 1500 Express, Ram 1500 Tradesman
August 24, 2012 - Industry News
Out of 23 diesel models measured, eight had a total cost of ownership lower than their all-gasoline powered counterparts.
Tags: Audi, diesel, Vincentric, Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, cost of ownership, Ford F-350, Ford, total cost of ownership, Audi A3, Volkswagen Touareg
August 23, 2012 - Industry News
The cargo van video focuses on the current body styles, mobile office options, seating features, storage locations and cargo system features.
Tags: Cargo Vans, Nissan, Nissan NV, passenger van, Nissan NV Passenger van, Nissan NV Cargo van
The available powertrain choices include a 29 mpg highway 3.8L V-6 and Hyundai’s 5.0L direct-injected Tau V-8 engine, which is only available on the Genesis 5.0 R-Spec model.
Tags: Hyundai, 2013-MY, Hyundai Genesis
The battery pack Johnson Controls is supplying XL Hybrids for its hybrid electric powertrains provides 1.8 kilowatt-hours (kWh) of energy storage, and is expected to be developed for light-duty vehicles used by fleets.
Tags: Johnson Controls, partnership, hybrid electric vehicles, XL Hybrids, Chevrolet Express, GMC Savana, electric van
August 22, 2012 - Industry News
For the crossover’s exterior, Mitsubishi redesigned the vehicle’s front fascia, grille, fog lamps, and rear bumper. Other changes designed to improve fuel economy for the Outlander Sport include use of an Electric Power Steering system.
Tags: Mitsubishi, 2013-MY, Mitsubishi Outlander Sport
GM said it organized the main navigation to allow site visitors to find vehicle information, business solutions service, resource guides, and the latest GM Fleet & Commercial news and contact information.
Tags: fleet sales, new website, GM Fleet and Commercial
The company said that it is investing on a number of fronts, including in its battery testing capabilities and in the design, engineering and production of key electrified-vehicle components.
Tags: hybrid, plug-in hybrid, electric vehicle, Ford Motor Co.
Ricky Beggs, Black Book managing editor, said he believes the functionality of utility vehicles and the necessity of pickup trucks to many businesses’ operations is keeping those segments higher.
August 21, 2012 - Industry News
More than 40 fields of information about a vehicle can be viewed from the VINSCAN app after scanning a vehicle’s VIN barcode.
Tags: mobile app, FDP Virgina Inc., VINSCAN
The encyclopedia is designed to provide clarity about all the acronyms and new terminology associated with electric vehicles.
Tags: electric vehicle
August 16, 2012 - Industry News
From remote charging options to interior comfort to futuristic interactive displays, the RAV4 EV combines the practical features of a compact SUV with aerodynamic styling and an electric powertrain for the longest EPA-estimated driving range rating of any non-luxury EV, according to Toyota.
Tags: Toyota, SUV, electric vehicle, electric SUV, Toyota RAV4 EV
In the newly developed small overlap frontal crash test, 25% of a car's front end on the driver side strikes a 5-foot-tall rigid barrier at 40 mph.
Tags: IIHS, NHTSA, 2012-MY, Volvo S60, Acura TL
August 15, 2012 - Industry News
As a Qualified Vehicle Modifier (QVM) of Ford vehicles, Landi Renzo's bi-fuel CNG system will be fully integrated as close to the OEM level as possible and installed on Ford F-250 and F-350 trucks by Reading Equipment & Distribution at its Ford ship-thru facility in Louisville, Ky., according to the announcement.
Tags: CNG, Ford F-350, Ford F-250, Landi Renzo USA, Ford Motor Co., ship-thru, QVM
The automaker said it would announce fuel economy ratings for the standard six-speed automatic closer to production.
Tags: Buick, 2013-MY, Buick Verano
MINI and Audi took the top spots as the overall winners with the highest scores for Most Ideal Vehicle.
Tags: Audi, AutoPacific, 2012-MY, AutoPacific Ideal Vehicle Awards, Autobytel, MINI
August 14, 2012 - Industry News
The all-new version of the Transit van that starts production in 2013 in Kansas City is not yet driving on European roads or on roads anywhere else in the world. So what do we know about the Transit van so far?
Tags: Cargo Vans, EcoBoost, 2013-MY, Ford Motor Co., passenger van, Ford Transit, 2014-MY, Ford E-Series
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