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

Winter Weather in Wintertime is as Normal to the Motor City as the Auto Show. Neither snow nor rain nor Polar Vortices could ever stay the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), which launched right on schedule for the press on Monday, January 13, 2014 in the Motor City. >> Continue Reading

As I was headed to work down a steep mountain road one morning, with several cars and trucks behind me, the fog was so thick I could barely see the headlights of oncoming cars. Suddenly, a vehicle with headlights OFF appeared out of nowhere, like a ghost, about 20 feet in front of me. >> Continue Reading

[companyInfo] 600,000 Passengers a Day. The Solution? New York’s iconic yellow cab is getting a decidedly futuristic update. In 2013, the spacious, state-of-the-art Nissan NV200™ will begin ferrying 600,000 passengers daily around the city that never sleeps. With a low-annoyance horn, opening side windows, and sliding doors with a retractable side step for easy entry, >> Continue Reading >> Continue Reading

GPS Trackit – represented by National Account Executive Chris McHenry – was one of many companies exhibiting at the November 2013 4GLTE Innovation Trade Show presented by Verizon Wireless in New Mexico and Las Vegas. >> Continue Reading

[companyInfo] LA Auto Show: Dodge 100th Anniversary, Hydrogen vs. Electric & much more Read the many news breaking stories from the 2013 LA Auto Show: Looking to its 100th anniversary in 2014, Dodge offered a glimpse of its centennial celebration at the L.A. Auto Show, with two anniversary-edition cars on display and an exhibit tracing >> Continue Reading >> Continue Reading

[companyInfo] Read the latest from industry publications on information related to FMCSA (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration): Electronic Inspections and CSA Compliance Paper-based driver vehicle inspection reports (DVIRs) are quickly becoming obsolete within the compliance, safety, accountability (CSA) program. Defects noted in DVIRs are early indicators of what violations will be found by DOT officers >> Continue Reading >> Continue Reading