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Commercial Fleet Sales Climb 3.7% in October

Sales of vehicles to commercial fleets from eight manufactures increased 3.7% to 49,801 in October with strong truck sales outweighing a nearly 30% decline in cars, according to Automotive Fleet data.

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Ford's 2017 Fleet Preview

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Several MY-17 Ford vehicles were available to drive on eight different test tracks at the preview’s drive experience. Preview attendees included 900 of Ford’s top commercial, government, and rental customers.

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How Lenders Can Help Rental Fleets

Working with several lenders, including 1st Source Bank, has helped Monty Merrill (left) expand...

Four car rental operators share their stories of finding lenders, how they strengthened these relationships and how lines of credit have helped their businesses expand.

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How Rental Companies Use Leasing

The story of Action Car Rental’s beginnings is not unique, as banks are not too willing to lend...

From taking advantage of a lessor's buying power to conserving capital, leasing is a good way to put wheels on the road — after doing your homework on the right type and terms for you.

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2016 Nissan Maxima Ride and Drive

The Maxima is available in five trim levels.

Nissan invited automotive journalists to drive its 2016 Maxima large sedan on June 2 at the Bel Air Bay Club in Pacific Palisades in southern California. View photos of the eight-generation sedan that has improved fuel economy by 15 percent over the outgoing model. Read more about the vehicle here. Photos by Paul Clinton and Chris Wolski.

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VW, Audi 2016-MY Fleet Preview

The 2015 Volkswagen and Audi fleet preview featured a visit to the just-opened Porsche...

Volkswagen and Audi hosted their 2016-MY fleet preview at the Porsche headquarters in Atlanta from May 18-20. Fleet managers had a chance to preview new models, and test them in training areas set up to test handling, wet surface driving and maneuverability on a cone course. Photos by Paul Clinton.

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Auto Focus

Chris Brown's perspective on fleets, auto rental, mobility, and the business of cars.

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