Abraham Lincoln famously said, “Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening my ax.”
By Laura Jozwiak, Senior Vice President of Sales and Client Relations, Wheels, Inc.
This quote helps to set the stage for three strategies that I feel are critical in order to achieve and deliver results: Preparation, effort, focus. We achieve our results when we are prepared, put forth the effort and focus on our vision. Allow me to explain…
What can you — just one concerned person — do about global warming?
It may feel like a more urgent problem these days, with proposed cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency and each year warmer than the previous one.
You could drive a few miles fewer a year. Reduce your speed. Turn down your thermostat in winter. Replace your incandescent light bulbs with LEDs. Reduce your meat consumption. Any one of those actions would help.
Just weeks after President Trump signaled he's ready to roll back tough federal vehicle fuel standards, California's clean-air authority on Friday affirmed that it won't budge on its own tough standards.
The California Air Resources Board on Friday reaffirmed its own set of regulatory standards for the automotive industry, setting it and 12 other mostly East and West Coast states that are likely to follow its lead on a different path than the rest of the nation.
The 16-member board of California regulators voted unanimously to reaffirm its existing standards for model years 2022 to 2025 for zero emission vehicle sales and greenhouse gas emissions in California despite pleas from the industry for changes.
Uber’s self-driving fleet is back on the road after a car accident Friday night prompted the company to temporarily suspend them.
The ride-hailing company said Monday that its vehicles would hit the streets of San Francisco, Pittsburgh and Tempe, Ariz., by the end of the day and resume picking up paying riders in the latter two cities. A spokeswoman said Uber felt confident in returning the vehicles to the road after one of its self-driving Volvo XC90s was struck and overturned in Tempe on Friday evening.
Republicans controlling Congress and the White House have called for a broad reduction in federal regulations, however, two Democratic senators from New England, Sens. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), have introduced bills bolstering cyber security of motor vehicles and aircraft.
“Whether in their cars on the road or in aircraft in the sky, Americans should be protected from cyber attack and violations of their privacy,” said Markey in a joint press release announcing the legislation this week.
“If hackers access the critical systems of a car or plane, disaster could ensue and our public safety could be compromised.”
In the latest Kontos Kommentary, Tom Kontos, Chief Economist at KAR Auction Services, provides his insight and updates regarding used vehicle market conditions. To read the entire Kontos Kommentary for February 2017, visit https://www.adesa.com/kontos-kommentary.
LeasePlan and Uber will expand their current cooperation in Portugal, France and the Netherlands to a pan-European level.
The companies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding stating that LeasePlan will make available a full operational leasing solution to Uber partner-drivers across Europe.
LeasePlan’s Uber proposition consists of a broad package of services, from repairs and maintenance to insurance ─ enabling Uber drivers to focus on their core business.
At The CEI Group, subrogation is a main area of focus — with 26 employees dedicated to recovery for their clients.