Dr Jörg Löffler has taken over the position of Chief Executive Officer at TÜV SÜD subsidiary Fleet Logistics Group from August 2016.
He succeeds Rainer Laber, under whose management the company has grown in recent years to become Europe’s largest independent fleet management services provider. Dr Löffler joins Fleet Logistics Group from Munich-based braking system specialists Knorr Bremse AG.
The tough fuel-economy standards that took effect in 2012 are getting tougher every year. So why are cars getting bigger?
The average new vehicle's "footprint" -- the rectangle formed by its wheelbase and track width -- hit a record 49.9 square feet in the 2015 model year, according to the EPA, up by about 1 square foot, or 2 percent, since the agency been tracking the measure in 2008.
The EPA says that growth mostly reflects shifting sales toward trucks and SUVs.
It’s time to wake up to the serious effects of drowsy driving.
Alex Noel remembers starting to doze off about 20 minutes after taking the wheel. The next thing he knew, his car was veering off the road. He grabbed the wheel, but overcorrected and ended up upside down in a ditch.
He was 17, and partially paralyzed for months after the accident. “I’m lucky to even be alive.”
Geotab is a highly data-centric provider, and they pride themselves on only storing data that is meaningful to fleet managers - including engine diagnostics, fuel consumption, safety information, and more.
Mercedes-Benz is planning its own distinct line of electric vehicles, challenging BMW and Tesla Motors Inc. in a bet that alternative-fuel cars have the potential to become profitable.
Mercedes will add two electric sport utility vehicles and two sedans.
A new sub-brand will be created for the cars, though a name hasn’t been chosen yet.
Figuring out how to walk into a room full of strangers and have a meaningful, natural, productive conversation can be challenging. All too often, we shrink back to the comfort of furtively searching the room for familiar faces and gravitating to the friendlies we recognize.
Before we know it, an hour or two has elapsed, and we’ve accomplished nothing more than showing up and shooting the breeze.
READ MORE to learn five tips to help you make the most of every networking opportunity.
From shredded tires to a sofa sitting in traffic lanes, roadway debris caused more than 200,000 crashes with 500 deaths over four years across the USA, according to a new report.
About 39,000 people were injured in the crashes from 2011 through 2014, according to the study released by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.
More than one-third of the deaths resulted from a driver swerving to avoid hitting debris, the report said. In other cases, cars struck the debris, sometimes setting off a chain-reaction of collisions.
As the generational mix of your company changes, so should your company car policy. On the one hand, one generation might be playing mobile apps like Pokemon Go or using their company car for a side business like Uber. On the other hand, another generation might not like receiving emails. You need to consider these differences when updating and communicating your safety policy changes.
Join LeasePlan safety experts Dan Shive and Robert Krueger on Thursday, August 18, at 2 pm EST, as they discuss how to develop your company's fleet policy while incorporating these generational changes.