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Motorlease to Allow No-Penalty Returns of VW Diesels

Motorlease Corp. will allow its lessees of Volkswagen diesel vehicles to return the vehicles without penalty by waiving early termination fees and excess mileage charges, the fleet management company said.

VW CEO Vows to 'Overcome This Crisis'

Volkswagen's new leader promised that the company will survive a scandal over its gaming of U.S. diesel emissions standards and said a technical solution is imminent for owners of the affected vehicles.

VW Names CEO, Restructures North American Unit

Volkswagen has appointed Matthias Muller, the chairman of Porsche AG, as its new chief executive to replace the departed Martin Winterkorn, and will restructure its North American operations in the wake of a scandal over diesel emissions.

Volkswagen to Name Porsche CEO to Top Post

Volkswagen is set to appoint Matthias Muller, the chief executive of Porsche, as its new leader amid a widening scandal over its gaming of emissions testing affecting 11 million of its diesel vehicles.

Volkswagen 'Deeply Sorry' About EPA Violation

Volkswagen's chief executive said the company is "deeply sorry" and plans to fully cooperate with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in its investigation of the automaker's use of software to get around federal emissions regulations.

Hino Well-Positioned to Expand Commercial Market Share

Hino expanded vocational applications for its lineup of Class 4-7 trucks. In addition, it will introduce Class 4 & Class 5 hybrid cab-over models in MY-2012. Hino increased its Class 6 market share to 15 percent, up from 5 percent in 2005.

Global Economic Recession Cuts Fleet Operating Costs

Fuel costs, the largest fleet operating expense, declined dramatically in the 2009 calendar-year due to a sharp decline in worldwide consumption. Also, many fleets have downsized, which contributed to a lower overall fuel spend.

UPS Selected to Participate in EPA Emissions Reduction Project

LOUISVILLE, KY – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Diesel Emissions Reduction National Program selected UPS for an award of $473,939 to reduce particulate matter generated by diesel engines at the company's Worldport global all-points air hub.