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August 22, 2008 - Industry News

ARI Offers Secure Manufacturer Invoice Auditing and Reporting

MT. LAUREL, NJ – Automotive Resources International (ARI) announces secure auditing and reporting for clients with manufacturer competitive price assistance programs.

Tags: ARI, Audits

August 22, 2008 - Industry News

Emkay Announces New Proactive Maintenance Program for Employees

ITASCA, IL – Emkay has leveraged its Proactive Maintenance Program and on-campus repair facility to offer comprehensive preventative and repair services to employees.

Tags: Emkay

August 22, 2008 - Industry News

Ford Fuel Cell Fleet Exceeds Performance Expectations; Test Program Extended

DEARBORN, MI – Ford's 30-unit fuel cell fleet has exceeded expectations of the it hydrogen research engineers and earned accolades for durability, reliability, and capability.

Tags: Fuel Cell Vehicles, Hydrogen Fuel

August 19, 2008 - Industry News

AFLA Conference 3 Weeks Away, Hotel Reservations Needed Friday

PHOENIX – Register now for AFLA's 2008 Conference, "Roadmap to the Future," set for Sept. 10-12. Deadline for hotel reservations has been extended to this Friday, August 22.

Tags: AFLA

August 19, 2008 - Industry News Debuts New Miles Per Gallon Search Feature

RICHMOND, VA – CarMax, Inc. has announced the launch of a new feature that allows customers to search for vehicles based on their fuel-efficiency preferences.

Tags: miles per gallon

August 19, 2008 - Industry News

Ford Escape and Mercury Mariner Earn 5-Star Ratings

DEARBORN, MI – The 2009 Ford Escape and Mercury Mariner compact SUVs earned five stars in each of the government's crash-worthiness tests.

Tags: Ford Escape, Mercury Mariner, five-star ratings

August 19, 2008 - Industry News Offers New True Mileage Index

CHICAGO – has compiled a True Mileage Index to rank automakers by fuel economy.


August 19, 2008 - Industry News

Production Begins of All-New Ford Fiesta

COLOGNE, GERMANY – Volume production of the new Ford Fiesta, the first of a generation of new global small Ford cars, has started at the company's Cologne plant in Germany.

Tags: Ford Fiesta

August 19, 2008 - Industry News

Azure Dynamics Signs New Sales & Service Agreements with Ford

OAK PARK, MI – Azure Dynamics Corporation has signed sales and service agreements with two additional Ford dealerships in Texas and California.

Tags: Azure Dynamics

August 19, 2008 - Industry News

Automakers Introduce 'EcoDriving' National Fuel Use/CO2 Reduction Program

DENVER – Automakers have announced EcoDriving, a comprehensive nationwide effort to save consumers money at the gas pump, reduce fuel use, and cut carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.

Tags: EDF, Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, Eco-Driving, vehicle manufacturers

August 15, 2008 - Industry News

Volvo Cars of NA Appoints Buchheit as Commercial Sales Manager


ROCKLEIGH, NJ – Richard Buchheit has been appointed to Volvo Cars of North America (VCNA) as manager, commercial sales.

Tags: Volvo

August 15, 2008 - Industry News

MBUSA Appoints Mick Morris Department Manager of Fleet Operations

MONTVALE, NJ – Michael (Mick) Morris has joined Mercedes-Benz USA's fleet operations as department manager.

Tags: Mercedes-Benz, Fleet Operations

August 15, 2008 - Industry News

Merchants Leasing Hires Marty Wilds as Southeast Regional Sales Manager


MANCHESTER, NH – Marty Wilds has joined Merchants Leasing as regional sales manager for the Southeast Region.

Tags: Merchants Leasing

August 15, 2008 - Industry News

Audi Q7 Top Safety Pick for 2008

HERNDON, VA – The Audi Q7 has earned the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's (IIHS) Top Safety Pick award for 2008.

Tags: Audi, IIHS, IIHS Top Safety Pick

August 15, 2008 - Industry News

GE Fleet Services Simplifies Driver and Unit Assignments with New Online Function

EDEN PRAIRIE, MN – GE Capital Solutions Fleet Services' new "Add Driver" online functionality makes it easier for fleet managers to add and manage drivers.

Tags: GE Capital Fleet Services

August 12, 2008 - Industry News

Oleksy to Retire from Pfizer, Turco to Succeed


NEW YORK – After nearly forty years and five decades with Pfizer and legacy companies, Ed Oleksy, senior director global fleet, is retiring.

Tags: Retirement, Pfizer

August 12, 2008 - Industry News

Ford Introduces Product, Powertrain Upgrades for 2009 as Product Transformation Accelerates

DEARBORN, MI – Ford's new 2009 lineup features all-new or upgraded vehicles, as well as major improvements in fuel economy, smart technology, safety features, and quality.

Tags: 2009-MY

August 12, 2008 - Industry News

ALD Automotive USA Appoints Miel Horsten as CEO

Miel Horsten

MADISON, WI – ALD International has announced the appointment of Miel Horsten as chief executive officer of its subsidiary ALD Automotive USA.

Tags: ALD Automotive

August 12, 2008 - Industry News

Cadillac Escalade Hybrid Launch Underway

2009 Cadillac Escalade

DETROIT – Achieving a 50-percent improvement in fuel economy in city driving, the world's first large luxury SUV hybrid, the 2009 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid, will arrive at dealerships this month.

Tags: Cadillac

August 12, 2008 - Industry News

Al Yousuf Group Provides a $10 Million Financing Arrangement for ZAP

SANTA ROSA, CA – Al Yousuf Group is providing a $10 million financing arrangement for future working capital enabling electric vehicle manufacturer ZAP to meet growing demand for its electric vehicles.

Tags: ZAP

August 12, 2008 - Industry News

Goodyear Will Hike Consumer, Commercial Prices

AKRON, OH – Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. will raise prices on its consumer and commercial tires up to 10 percent, effective Sept. 1.

Tags: Goodyear, Pricing

August 12, 2008 - Industry News

Toyo Tire U.S.A. Joins the Pack with Price Increase

FRANKLIN, KY – Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. will increase pricing on its consumer and commercial tires up to 10 percent effective October 1.

Tags: Pricing, Toyo

August 12, 2008 - Industry News

OPENLANE Expands Partnership with ARI with Online Remarketing Program Launch

MENLO PARK, CA – The new program enables dealers to ground and purchase ARI vehicles directly from OPENLANE online auction.

Tags: ARI

August 12, 2008 - Industry News

Plug it In, Plug it In, Say West Coast Utilities

Photo courtesy Portland General Electric

ROSEMEAD, CA – West Coast utilities Southern California Edison, Pacific Gas & Electric, and Portland General Electric have announced initiatives aimed at bringing electric vehicles closer to the road.

Tags: Portland General Electric, Southern California Edison, Battery-Electric Vehicles

August 8, 2008 - Industry News

Chrysler LLC Announces New Head of Global Electric Motorcars

AUBURN HILLS, MI – Chrysler LLC has named Bruce Coventry chief executive officer of Global Electric Motor Cars LLC (GEM).

Tags: Global Electric Motorcars, Chrysler

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