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Photo of 2018 Chevrolet Equinox courtesy of GM.

2018 Chevrolet Equinox Adds Turbo, Diesel Engines

Chevrolet's 2018 Equinox will add a pair of turbo-charged four-cylinder engines and an optional turbo-diesel as the compact SUV enters its third generation.

Photo of 2017 Corolla courtesy of Toyota.

2017 Toyota Corolla Adds Standard Back-Up Camera

Toyota is adding a standard back-up camera and 7-inch touch screen its Corolla for the 2017 model year.

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Ford Details Adaptive Steering on Super Duty, Edge

Ford's new adaptive steering technology that's been added to 2017 Super Duty trucks and the 2016 Edge mid-size SUV improves steering efficiency and effort so the vehicles are easier to steer at various speeds.

Photo of 2016 Mirai courtesy of Toyota.

2017 Toyota Mirai Pricing Announced

The retail price of Toyota's Mirai fuel cell sedan will remain at $58,365 before rebates for the 2017 model year, and the company will also offer the vehicle on a three-year lease.

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx discusses new federal guidelines for autonomous vehicles during a Sept. 20 press conference. Screen shot courtesy of U.S. DOT.

Feds Release Autonomous Vehicle Policy

The new guidelines include a 15-point safety assessment framework that provides vehicle performance standards for manufacturers and developers.

Photo of 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV courtesy of GM.

Chevrolet Confirms Bolt's $37,500 Price

Chevrolet will offer its 2017 Bolt EV for a retail price of at least $37,495, including delivery fees, that shrinks to $29,995 after the federal rebate of $7,500 is applied, the company announced.

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Gasoline Prices Rise Slightly

The average price of a gallon of unleaded fuel moved slightly higher, mostly due to a pipeline disruption in the southeastern U.S., AAA reported.

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Most Americans Favor Stricter Distracted Driving Laws

But new survey results also underscore the reluctance of many drivers to ditch their own phone while behind the wheel.

Safety Tip: Parking on a Hill

Here's advice from both the California DMV and Esurance on how to safely park on a sloped street.

Photo of Jeep Patriot courtesy of FCA US.

FCA Recalls Five Models for Air Bags, Seat Belts

The recall, which covers an estimated 1.4 million vehicles, includes the Jeep Patriot, Jeep Compass, and Chrysler 200 models.

Hinrich Woebcken discusses the company's approach to diesel engines with Mike Antich. Photo by Paul Clinton.

VW May Cease Sales of Diesel Models

Volkswagen may not resume sales of diesel models in the U.S. and plans to focus on electrified powertrains and SUVs in the coming years, the company's head of North American operations told fleet managers on Sept. 15.

Photo of the 2017 Sonata Hybrid courtesy of Hyundai.

Hyundai Prices 2017 Sonata Hybrid, Plug-In

Hyundai has announced retail pricing for its Sonata Hybrid and Sonata Plug-In Hybrid that will receive light updates for the 2017 model year.

Driverless Cars to Shrink Insurance Premiums

The cost of insuring an autonomous vehicle should fall 20% below current levels and may fall by as much as 40% by 2050, according to a new report from insurance analyst Aon Benfield.

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Gasoline Prices Fall With Switch to Winter Blend

The national average price of a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline continued its slide to around the $2.20 level with stations switching over to the winter blend, according to AAA.

Photo by Mike Antich.

Ford Gives Autonomous Vehicle Update

Ford Motor Co. plans to sell a fully autonomous car to the public by the middle of the 2020 decade, after it plans to supply a fully autonomous vehicle to ride-hailing companies, the company told Automotive Fleet.

Safety Tip: Driving Near Rail Crossings

September is National Rail Safety Month, so now is a good time to review some driving safety advice concerning railroad crossings.

The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is among the recalled models. Photo courtesy of GM.

GM Recalls Multiple Models for Air Bags

The U.S. recall, tied to a software defect, covers 3.64 million vehicles in the 2014 to 2017 model years.

Photo courtesy of AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.

Americans Spend 293 Hours Driving Each Year

A new study from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety takes a look at how much Americans drive on a daily and yearly basis — and who drives the most.

Photo of 2012 Ram 1500 courtesy of FCA.

Car Depreciation Accelerates in August, Trucks Steady

Rising car depreciation put a drag on used vehicle sales, which fell in value significantly more sharply in August compared to July and August from a year ago, according to Black Book.

The Ford Transit Connect is among the models covered by the recall. Photo courtesy of Ford.

Ford Expands Multi-Model Recall for Door Latches

The recall covers 2013-2015 model-year Ford C-Max and Escape vehicles, 2012-2015 Focus vehicles, 2015 Mustang and Lincoln MKC vehicles, and 2014-2016 Transit Connect vehicles.

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NHTSA Vehicle Research and Test Center Director to Address Fleet Technology Expo

Tim Johnson, director of NHTSA’s Vehicle Research and Test Center, will be on hand at this year’s Fleet Technology Expo in Schaumburg, Ill., to open the event at the opening breakfast on Tuesday, October 18.

Cadillac will show its Escala concept car at the L.A. Auto Show.

FCA Will Bring New Jeep Compact SUV to L.A.

FCA will unveil its new Jeep compact SUV that will replace the Compass and Patriot at the Los Angeles Auto Show in November, the show has confirmed.

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Mercedes-Benz Shows Future Vision of Cargo Vans

Mercedes-Benz has developed its Vision Van concept vehicle that looks to the future of delivery by incorporating mobility concepts, robotics, and automation highlighted by a pair of roof-mounted drones.

NAFA Gives Affiliate Members Voting Powers

The NAFA Fleet Management Association has given affiliate members the ability to vote and serve on its national board, the association announced.

Map indicates location of 18 infrastucture projects awarded FASTLANE grants for FY 2016. Image: U.S. DOT

DOT Awards Nearly $800 Million for Transportation Infrastructure Projects

Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx announced on Sept. 7 that almost $800 million in inaugural FASTLANE federal grants has been awarded to 18 transportation infrastructure projects in 15 states and the District of Columbia.

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