Jun 15, 2018: Daimler Trucks & Buses has opened a new automated truck research and development center in Portland, Oregon, which will work in close cooperation with existing development functions for automated driving in Stuttgart and India. Daimler Trucks ...

 

May 24, 2018: Mastercard has signalled its intention to move into the connected car services market with a new offering designed to automate the process of using a fleet card to pay for fuel at the pump. Currently, company car drivers must manually enter in the...

 

May 18, 2018: Two major Canadian leasing companies have signed up with SiriusXM Canada, a subscription-based audio entertainment company, to offer a range of specialist in-car entertainment systems as part of their deals for fleet drivers. The new partnership w...

 

May 11, 2018: Clients of LeasePlan USA will be able to automatically manage mileage reimbursement for employees in a new partnership with Microsoft-owned MileIQ. Through the service agreement, drivers will be able to use the MileIQ app, which uses a smartphone ...

 

Apr 27, 2018: Fleet management specialist LeasePlan USA is teaming up with ride-hailing pioneer Lyft. Leaseplan USA, part of one of the world’s biggest leasing companies, says the partnership will enable it to provide its customers with new alternatives to fund...

 

Mar 14, 2018: Penske Truck Leasing has implemented fully-digital and voice-directed fleet preventive maintenance processes for its fleet of more than 266,000 trucks. Technicians at Penske's network of truck fleet maintenance facilities in North America used mob...

 

Jan 19, 2018: LeasePlan USA has announced the appointment of Greg Buckland as chief information officer (CIO). He has responsibility for managing all aspects of the fleet management company’s information technology (IT) functions and ensuring delivery of all IT...

 

Jan 09, 2018: The commercial fleet and truck leasing sectors in the US are likely to perform well in 2018, despite some broader sector obstacles, according to a report from Fitch Ratings. Fitch says its five rated lessors were demonstrating positive attributes ...

 

Dec 11, 2017: The ALD Automotive and Wheels Global Alliance has launched a new global data visualization and reporting solution for fleets. Global Fleet Reporting (GFR) consolidates fleet management data from multiple sources, including third-party data, on a s...

 

Oct 25, 2017: Truck fleets could use equipment finance to halve the replacement cycle of vehicles without incurring additional costs, new research suggests. Fleet Advantage, a US specialist in truck fleet business analytics, equipment financing and lifecycle co...