[companyInfo] Fleet Management News Digest from GPSTrackIt.com/ …Featuring periodical updates on new fleet vehicles, fuels, and laws, regulations and technology that can impact fleet operations. Volkswagen To Triple Battery Capacity With Lithium-Air Technology Fossil fuels may not be the cleanest way of powering us between two points on a map, but there’s little doubt they >> Continue Reading >> Continue Reading

The 2014 Ford Transit Connect elevates the street smarts of compact, commercial vans to a new level of versatility for cargo, service and passenger fleets. Whether outfitted for hauling, tool storage, carpooling or taxi service, the Transit Connect has consistently offered an attractive alternative to fleets that need the space and security offered by vans, but prefer a smaller package. >> Continue Reading

[companyInfo] Fleet Management News Digest from GPSTrackIt.com/ …Featuring periodical updates on new fleet vehicles, and laws, regulations and technology that can impact fleet operations. Ford Introduces Re-Designed F-150 The 2015 Ford F-150 pickup will feature an aluminum alloy body and stronger frame, and it will be available with a new, 2.7-liter EcoBoost V-6 engine, Ford >> Continue Reading >> Continue Reading

[companyInfo] Ram Recalls 1.2 Million Trucks Chrysler Group LLC is recalling about 1.2 million Ram trucks to determine if repairs are needed to address potential steering problems, Bloomberg News reported. Chrysler said about 453,000 Ram trucks have tie rods that might not have been…. Read Full Story… Western Star Debuts All-Wheel Drive Truck Western Star >> Continue Reading >> Continue Reading

[companyInfo] Say Hello To The First-Ever All-Electric School Bus The U.S. has seen electric sports cars, electric vans, SUVs, and public buses, but 2014 will be the first time U.S. drivers see an electric engine outfitted in the familiar black and yellow of a school bus. Motiv Power Systems and Trans Tech Bus developed the first…. >> Continue Reading >> Continue Reading

[companyInfo] Police Using GPS Tracking ‘Bullets’ to Trail Cars in Chases (UPI) — Police have a new tool for catching criminals on the run. State troopers in Iowa and police in St. Petersburg, Fla., now have the ability to fire sticky GPS-loaded “bullets” from an air cannon in the front of a patrol car. If >> Continue Reading >> Continue Reading

[companyInfo] PG&E Joins EVI to Unveil Utility Industry’s First E-REV Bucket Trucks Electric Vehicles International (EVI), a manufacturer of alternative energy vehicles, joined by natural gas and electric utility company Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), unveiled the utility industry’s first extended-range electric vehicle (E-REV) Class 5 trucks at EVI’s facility in Stockton, Calif. Read >> Continue Reading >> Continue Reading