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Nissan redesigned the Pathfinder so it's more aerodynamic.

2013 Nissan Pathfinder SUV

Nissan introduced its all-new 2013-MY Pathfinder SUV, which features a complete redesign, from the exterior to the powertrain. A new engine, transmission, aerodynamic styling, and unibody frame construction allows the SUV to get 20 city, 26 highway, 22 combined mpg for the FWD model. Read more about the 2013 Pathfinder here.

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Autogas fleets currently save around $1.25 per gallon compared to gasoline, and many report reduced maintenance needs and increased engine life.

Propane in the Park

Propane industry experts came together for Wisconsin Clean Cities’ “Propane in the Park” event to educate Milwaukee-area fleets about clean propane autogas technology. Charter Fuels showcased autogas-powered vehicles and discussed affordable vehicle conversions and fueling options for fleets through the Alliance AutoGas complete program.

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The new F-150 offers four engine choices for the 2013 model year.

Ford's 2013 F-150 Truck

Ford revealed details about the 2013-MY F-150 pickup truck, which will feature a new front-end style, a new Limited model, MyFord Touch technology, available HID headlamps, and four engine choices. The full-size truck is now in its twelfth generation, which debuted in the 2009-MY. Photos courtesy of Ford.

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among the highlights of newly redesigned MY-2013 Ram 1500. The new vehicle was unveiled at this week’s New York International Auto Show.

MY-2013 Ram 1500

Ram introduced its MY-2013 Ram 1500 at the New York International Auto Show.

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GM's new Chevrolet Traverse features a new exterior design, new interior upgrades, and improved handling characteristics.

GM's Chevrolet Traverse SUV

General Motors' 2013-MY Chevrolet Traverse features a redesigned exterior, improved handling features, new safety technology (including GM's new front-center airbag), and interior upgrades. The Traverse has been offered since the 2009 model year. Photos courtesy of GM.

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Schwan's Food Service truck by Isuzu Commercial Truck of America.

2012 NTEA The Work Truck Show

The Work Truck Show 2012 by NTEA was held March 6-8 in Indianapolis. Hundreds of exhibitors launched new products, shared details on current product lines, and participated in educational sessions. Here are a few highlights from the show.

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E-Z Pack CNG-Powered Front Loader

E-Z Pack Manufacturing, a refuse truck body manufcaturer, announced that Waste Pro USA’s first-ever compressed natural gas (CNG) solid waste collection truck has rolled off E-Z Pack’s assembly line and into the Atlanta market.

The vehicle, an E-Z Pack Hercules Front Loader body built on a 2012 Mack chassis, arrived in the Atlanta area on Feb. 3rd and is anticipated to be in operation later this month. CNG tanks are uniquely integrated in the upper rear of the vehicle body for optimized vehicle weight distribution and lower overall height. The body features greater ground clearance and, at 75 diesel gallon equivalents (DGEs), more fuel capacity than other CNG waste truck body options in the industry.

 

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GMC U.S. Marketing Vice President Tony DiSalle unveils the 2013 GMC Acadia at the Chicago Auto Show Wednesday, February 8, 2012 in Chicago, Ill. (Photo by Tyler Mallory for GMC)

GM's 2013 GMC Acadia

General Motors unveiled its refreshed 2013-MY GMC Acadia and Acadia Denali at the Chicago Auto Show. The Acadia features a redesigned exterior, GM's first front-center airbag, and a number of infotainment features. The Acadia was introduced for the 2009 model year. Photos courtesy of GM.

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Nissan said it modified the U.S. version of the vehicle to make it somewhat larger, increasing its length by 7.9 inches over the NV200 models offered globally.

Nissan NV200 Compact Cargo Van

At the 2012 Chicago Auto Show, Nissan unveiled its new NV200 Compact Cargo Van, which the automaker said is designed for customers who want a smaller van for business use. The photos in this gallery show the van's exterior and interior, along with some of the features Nissan is offering for the two van models (S and SV).

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2012 Ram Cargo Van

Chrysler brought its 2012 Ram Cargo Van to one of its dealerships in Los Angeles to give media the chance to check out the new vehicle and drive it. Following are images of the new van. Photos by Greg Basich.

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Market Trends

Mike Antich
Institutionalizing Cost-Control Strategies

By Mike Antich
Senior management exerts intense pressure on fleet managers to control and/or reduce vehicle acquisition and operating expenses. To accomplish this, a fleet managers can pursue three different cost-control strategies — cost savings, cost deferral, or cost avoidance. In order to implement a successful cost-control strategy you need to institutionalize the mechanisms to curb money-wasting behaviors.

Lessons Learned from Great Fleet Managers

By Mike Antich

Chatty Chassis

Lauren Fletcher
Drones in Truck Fleets: Beyond Package Delivery

By Lauren Fletcher
In today’s digital age, technology is developing at a break-neck pace and fleet management is often the recipient and early adopter of many of the new options available. One of the more newsworthy pieces of modern technology has been the “drone.” Their use in fleet may offer several possibilities.

‘It Doesn’t Apply to Me’

By Lauren Fletcher

Driving Notes

Paul Clinton
BMW Ultimate Driving Experience

By Paul Clinton
BMW is hosting six Ultimate Driving Experience events around the U.S. this summer and fall that puts drivers behind the wheel of the 2017 540i, the first of five planned 5 Series models in the lineup's seventh generation.

2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric

By Amy Winter-Hercher

Nobody Asked Me, But...

Sherb Brown
Who’s Up Next?

By Sherb Brown
Are you taking the time to keep an eye out for the person who is going to fill your chair when you decide to move on?

Keeping Your Eyes on the Prize

By Sherb Brown

Data Points

Dylan Brown
Does Telematics Branding Translate to Adoption?

By Dylan Brown
We asked over 750 fleet professionals questions about the prevalence of each provider in the market and their brand recognition.

How Fleet Size Dictates Telematics Needs

By Dylan Brown

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