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Subaru Hires Commercial Accounts Manager

Subaru has hired Michael Cross from Enterprise Holdings as a national commercial accounts manager, the automaker announced.

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LeasePlan USA Names CCO

Ricardo Fonzaghi was named chief commercial officer of LeasePlan USA, overseeing the company’s sales and client relations teams.

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VW Adds Fleet Account Manager for West Region

Volkswagen has named Cesni Ennis as its fleet account manager for the West region and will be responsible for commercial fleet sales in 12 states, the company has announced.

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ARI Launches Fleet Monitoring Tool

ARI WatchList notifies a fleet manager of critical events as they happen and allows such events to be monitored in a newsfeed format.

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Safety Tip: When to Honk the Horn

The California Department of Motor Vehicles offers advice on when it's proper to honk the horn.

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Tesla Raises $1.2B to Bolster Model 3

Tesla has sold $1.2 billion in common shares and convertible senior notes to support the roll-out of the Model 3, the Palo Alto company announced.

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Tesla Discontinues Base Model S

Tesla will discontinue its entry-level Model S 60 and all-wheel 60D sedans that carry a $68,000 price point, and will sell the 75 and 75D sedans that retail for at least $74,500 as the entry models, the company announced in a letter to owners.

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In Memoriam: Ford Fleet Zone Manager Brian Grozier

Brian Grozier, fleet zone manager for Fleet Service Organization of Ford Motor Co. in the Barnstable/Yarmouth, Mass. area, and who worked for the automaker for almost 33 years, passed away unexpectedly on Feb. 18. He was 58.

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Auction Academy Expands Training Program

The Auction Academy is expanding its training to include commercial and government fleet managers, commercial account representatives, and dealers for the first time in its five years of existence, the continuing education organization has announced.

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2018 Toyota Sienna Adds Standard Safety Package

The entire 2018 Sienna Van lineup will include pedestrian detection warnings and lane departure alert.

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ARI Offers Accident Data Feed

ARI has added the Accident Dashboard to its insights portal that allows fleet managers to see the cost of accidents, as well as identifying trends and patterns.

Earnings Watch: FedEx Reports Mixed Earnings

FedEx Corp. on Tuesday reported increased net earnings in its most recent quarter, but it missed Wall Street expectations.

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Tara Martines Takes Over as CCM's President

Tara Martines is now leading Ivyland, Pa.-based Corporate Claims Management, Inc. as its president and chief financial officer, according to the privately-held company.

CCM Updates Fleet Management Websites

The release includes a Business Intelligence analytical tool that will allow clients to drill down into multiple data points using interactive visualization charts on a dashboard layout

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Nissan Promotes Three Commercial Managers

Nissan has promoted three senior managers in its commercial vehicle sales operation, and added new responsibilities for Fred DePerez, Rich Miller, and Joe Guarascio.

eDriving Fleet Offers Driver Training Program

Driver training provider eDriving Fleet will offer its RoadRisk Plus driving training and risk reduction program to a variety of fleets in late 2017, the company has announced.

Volvo's EV Should Provide 250 Miles of Range

Volvo's first battery-electric vehicle should provide 250 miles of range and cost at least $35,000 when it arrives in 2019, Volvo Car USA's CEO told journalists at the Geneva auto show.

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UPS Invests More Than $90M In Natural Gas

UPS said it will invest more than $90 million in natural gas facilities and vehicles, including fueling stations, compressed natural gas trucks and liquefied natural gas vehicles.

Lytx Awards Drivers and Coaches for Safety

Lytx, Inc., a provider of video telematics, announced the honorees of its annual “Driver of the Year” and “Coach of the Year” awards, presented at the fifth annual Lytx User Group Conference in San Diego.

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Safety Tip: Merging onto the Freeway

Here’s some driving advice, provided by the Colorado Driver Handbook, on how to merge safely onto a freeway.

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Landi Renzo to Offer Ship-Thru on Ford CNG Vehicles

Landi Renzo USA will begin offering a ship-through channel for customers to take delivery of converted compressed natural gas (CNG) trucks and vans utilizing Ford's existing distribution network from Ford's Ohio Assembly Plant, the company announced at the Work Truck Show in Indianapolis.

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Trump Reverses Obama With Fuel Economy Review

Vowing to end the "assault on the American auto industry," President Donald Trump promised to reopen a federal review of fuel economy standards that was concluded in the waning days of the Obama administration at an event outside of Detroit.

Photo of 2017 Mirage courtesy of Mitsubishi.

Mitsubishi Mirage Tops Cheapest Cars to Lease List

The Mitsubishi Mirage topped a list of the most affordable cars for retail leasing under a methodology that relies heavily on depreciation as a driver of total leasing costs.

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Italian Waste Management Company Names Procurement Manager

Cesare Zinanni was named procurement manager at SEI Toscana S.r.l. in Florence, Italy.

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LeasePlan Names Southeast VP of Sales

LeasePlan USA has announced Michelle Davis as new regional sales vice president for the Southeast.

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