Fleet Favorite EVs Earn Big Safety Accolades

An electric small SUV, the 2023 Kia EV6 earned a top safety honor from the Insurance Institute for Engineers for Highway Safety. Several other EVs have also received safety recognition. Image: IIHS, Rivian, Audi/Canva Electric vehicles (EVs) have been gaining popularity with fleet operators for some time. Environmental concerns are a factor. Research shows that 75% of the 200 largest …

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New ‘Mobilisights’ business unit advances Stellantis’ growing data and connected services offer | Automotive World

Mobilysite will leverage data from Stellantis’ connected vehicles, which are expected to reach 34 million by 2030. Today at CES 2023, Stellantis NV announced the establishment of Mobilisights, an independent business unit, fully dedicated to growing the company’s Data as a Service (DaaS) business and developing and licensing innovative B2B products, applications and services. MobiliSight products will be available to …

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How GM Plans to Grow the Electric Fleet Ecosystem

Ed Pepper, GM’s head of US fleet, Michelle Calloway, director of Onstar Business Solutions, and Steve Horniak, chief revenue officer of BrightDrop, delivered the opening keynote at the 2022 Fleet Forward conference. Photo: Ross Stewart, RMS3Digital General Motors U.S. Vice President of Fleet Ed Pepper had a message to open the 2022 Fleet Forward conference Nov. 9: Some analysts expect …

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Things to Know Before You Buy a Salvage Title Vehicle : Automotive Addicts

When buying a car, you will find vehicles with different titles, such as clean title, salvage title and rebuilt title. Among them, salvage title cars are the most profitable. This is the reason rescue vehicle Officially considered a total loss because they cause severe damage through accidents or natural disasters. After purchasing a vehicle with this title, you must repair …

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Motorlease’s Perkins Talks Reorg, Client Strategies & Market Dynamics

Jeffrey Perkins was named the new Motorlease President on October 31, 2022. Photo: Perkins There’s nothing like a pandemic, car shortages and growth spurts to test your internal processes and restructure your business. Ask Motorlease’s Jeff Perkins: “We’ve seen a lot of growth in the last 12 months,” said Perkins, who was recently named president of the Farmington, Conn.-based fleet …

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Washington State To Require Massive Insurance Policies For Autonomous Vehicles

If you’re a company planning to test your autonomous vehicles in Washington state, we have some unfortunate news for you. Starting Jan. 1, 2023, the state will require companies testing self-driving technology to have an insurance policy that covers at least $5 million. To put that in perspective, a normal, human-driven car only needs to have $25,000 worth of insurance …

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It May Be Easy To Roll Your New Bronco But At Least It Will Hold Together When It Does

Long before Ford Motor Company introduced the Bronco II as the mini-me version of the Bronco, the Dearborn-based automaker was aware of potential rollover problems. The durability index is considerably lower than the Chevrolet S-10 and slightly lower than the Jeep CJ-7, so low that FoMoCo quietly dropped some tricks from the testing program. The 2WD Bronco II was the …

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Cepton’s CES plan: Show investors Lidar tech is ready for prime time

Lidar company Cepton is heading to CES in Las Vegas to show that it’s not just a speculative Silicon Valley play but a company with technology and contracts that deliver sustainable value. Cepton’s value proposition comes from the fact that General Motors is a customer and will install lidar sensors in nine of the automaker’s vehicles starting in 2023. The …

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Connected insurance can incentivise safer driving | Automotive World

Philip van der Wilt explores how insurance companies can harness the power of data and work with connected operations to promote safer driving When it comes to driving for a living, nothing is more important than road safety. Which explains why fleets continue to invest considerable time and resources in protecting their drivers and other road users. Despite this, recent …

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Column: Cheers to a more normal new year in the auto industry

I’ve never liked the term “new normal”. What is “normal” is always changing, ever-new, like a new model year But sometimes we see a more tectonic shift: the $5 day. Flint sit-down strike. chicken tax Nader. replacement Tesla. COVID-19. We are not done with Covid, but it has become an immediate threat, personally or economically – at least in the …

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