Sep 10, 2018: Amazon has become the world’s largest customer for the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter with an order for more than 20,000 vans in the US. The deal was announced as Mercedes-Benz Vans opened its new Sprinter plant for the North American market, where most o...

 

Aug 31, 2018: Penske Truck Leasing, a specialist in full-service truck leasing, has joined the Charging Interface Initiative (CharIN), a worldwide industry alliance focused on promoting the Combined Charging System (CCS) as the global standard for charging elect...

 

Aug 29, 2018: Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) and ride-hailing giant Uber have announced a major new collaboration in a bid to encourage the mass adoption of autonomous vehicle technology. The companies have agreed to expand their collaboration with the aim of a...

 

Aug 24, 2018: French autonomous vehicle specialist NAVYA has teamed up with passenger transport company Keolis Canada to launch a 12-month autonomous shuttle pilot project in Quebec. The shuttle will operate in real traffic conditions on public roads for 12 mon...

 

Aug 10, 2018: Aviation sector specialist Willis Lease Finance Corporation has reported 50.4% growth in annual pre-tax income to $36 million, from $23.9 million in 2016, and recorded a total revenue increase of 32.6% to $274.8 million. The rise was driven by sol...

 

Jul 30, 2018: Enterprise Fleet Management has signed a leasing deal with Erie County in New York state which will see it replace its current owned vehicle fleet with vehicles leased from Enterprise. The agreement will rotate out 395 vehicles from the county fle...

 

Jul 20, 2018: GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) and Oz Management have closed on an aircraft portfolio purchase which will see GECAS make a sale to Start Ltd, with the support of a dedicated asset manager for equity investors. The transaction will allow GECA...

 

Jul 13, 2018: Fleet Advantage, a specialist in truck fleet business analytics, equipment financing, and lifecycle cost management, has warned of a significant lack of communication between fleet operations and finance departments, which means that many organizat...

 

Jul 13, 2018: Car-as-a-service provider LeasePlan has become a founding partner of the Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Challenge, a new global coalition to increase uptake of cleaner transport. The aim of the ZEV Challenge is to bring together local authorities, ci...

 

Jul 09, 2018: Daimler Trucks North America has announced a partnership with Penske Truck Leasing and supply chain solutions provider NFI to create and operate a fleet of commercial electric vehicles. All three companies will play a role in developing the Freigh...