Automotive Fleet - June 2016

COVER STORY: * The Ins and Outs of Safety & Accident Management Programs * *


* Best Safety & Accident Management Practices (COVER STORY)

A top priority for fleet managers is safety and accident management.  Fleet managers need to start with the essentials, gain support from executives and drivers, and work to sustain the program.

* 2 Fleet Safety Case Studies

There's little argument that safety has become top of mind for most fleet managers.  Fleets share their strategies for running safe operations.

* Van Go: Focus on Safety

In the light-duty van market, safety has become a priority for fleet buyers and manufacturers.

* Conducting Efficient Pre- and Post-Trip Vehicle Inspections

To ensure the safety of the vehicle being operated, fleet drivers need to conduct efficient pre- and post-trip vehicle inspections.  These inspections will serve as the first indicator of what preventative maintenance must be done.

* How Telematics = Day-to-Day Fleet Fuel Savings

Since the Great Recession, fleet managers have become experts at saving fuel.  Telematics is giving them a new edge to find avenues for fuel spend savings.

* 2016 Nissan Titan with 5.6L V-8 Gasoline Engine

Nissan has added a 5.6L V-8 gasoline engine for its Titan XD, joining the already available Cummins 5.0L Turbo Diesel.

* Nissan Expands Dealer-Based Ordering

The Fleetail 2.0 program allows small fleets to order through dealerships, receive fleet inventives, and take delivery sooner through dealer swaps.

* 2016 GMC Yukon XL Denali Combines Grace with Power

The Yukon XL Denali is powered by a standard 6.2L V-8, coupled to an eight-speed transmission, generating 420 hp and 460 lb.-ft. of torque.  It is equipped with a comprehensive safety package and is loaded with 4G LTE technology.

* NAFA I&E 2016 Awards and Educates Best Fleet Practices

The conference expo had more than 200 companies showcase their products and services.

* 2016 Chevrolet Spark Gets More Power, Efficiency & Safety

The second-generation Chevrolet Spark is completely redesigned, with new available safety features and a more efficient powertrain. The 2016 Spark now offers features and technology that aren't typically offered in its segment.


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