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Hertz Adds 542 Mercedes-Benz Atego Trucks to Fleet

Hertz Adds 542 Mercedes-Benz Atego Trucks to Fleet

This year alone, Hertz has added a total of 542 Mercedes-Benz Atego trucks to its fleet. The vehicle rental company has now increased its fleet to more than 1,200 Mercedes-Benz vehicles in the more than 7.5-ton segment.

January 2, 2019

Tariffs on Hold as Trump Weighs National Security Impact
Mazda to Electrify Entire Lineup by 2030

Mazda to Electrify Entire Lineup by 2030

About 95% of Mazda vehicles sold in 2030 will be powered by some form of electrification, and the company will also revive its rotary engine for use as a range-extender for one of two planned battery-electric vehicles, according to the automaker.

October 2, 2018

Commercial Fleet Sales Jump 22% in August

Commercial Fleet Sales Jump 22% in August

Sales of vehicles to commercial fleets increased 22% in August, while sales into daily rental fell 21.2%. Sales to government agencies increased 18.3%.

September 7, 2018

Ford Recalls Regular Cab F-150 for Seat Belt Issue

Ford Recalls Regular Cab F-150 for Seat Belt Issue

Ford Motor Co. is recalling an estimated 1.62 million Ford F-150 regular cab and SuperCrew cab pickups from the 2015 to 2018 model years because the front seat belts may contain flammable tape.

September 6, 2018

Toyota's 2018 Fleet Executive Meeting

Toyota's 2018 Fleet Executive Meeting

Attending the annual event were 134 fleet professionals, including representatives from corporate fleets, fleet management companies, fleet dealers, and daily rental companies.

July 18, 2018

Mercedes-Benz, FCA Set Three Tiers for Subscription Services

Mercedes-Benz, FCA Set Three Tiers for Subscription Services

Mercedes-Benz has provided pricing for its three-tier subscription service, while Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will offer Jeep Wave that will also allow drivers to use a vehicle for a monthly fee across three levels similar to a short-term rental.

June 6, 2018

Commercial Fleet Sales Increase 2.1% in May
2017 Ford Fusion Ride & Drive

2017 Ford Fusion Ride & Drive

Ford invited automotive journalists to the hills of Malibu, Calif. in May to test drive the refreshed, midsized Fusion sedan for the 2017 model year. The 2016 Fusion won Fleet Car of the Year in 2015. Read the full story here. Photos by Chris Brown.

May 17, 2016

2016 Nissan Maxima Ride and Drive

2016 Nissan Maxima Ride and Drive

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.

June 4, 2015

VW, Audi 2016-MY Fleet Preview

VW, Audi 2016-MY Fleet Preview

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.

May 20, 2015

Sprinter Van's 4x4 Off-Road Test

Sprinter Van's 4x4 Off-Road Test

Mercedes-Benz invited Bobit's fleet editors to put the new 2015 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 4x4 to a true real-world test: traversing logging roads in a remote stretch of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Read more about the vehicle here. Photos by Chris Brown.

March 26, 2015

Ford Transit Kansas City Assembly Plant Tour

Ford Transit Kansas City Assembly Plant Tour

After spending some time behind the wheel of the MY-2015 Transit, media representatives were given a tour of the revamped assembly line at the Ford plant in Kansas City. Read the full story here.

June 10, 2014

GMC Savana Cargo Van

GMC Savana Cargo Van

The 2014-MY GMC Savana includes cargo, passenger, and cutaway body styles, and at least two wheelbase lengths to choose from, starting at 135-in. The three model choices from the light-duty 1500 to the heavier 2500 and 3500 — with an additional 4500 for a cutaway dual-rear wheel option — give fleets multiple payloads and cargo capacities to choose from. Photos courtesy of General Motors.

April 24, 2014