Shell Oil Products US (“Shell”) announced a partnership with Spiffy, an on-demand car care, technology, and services company, to grant Shell Fleet Solutions customers access to mobile and fixed site fleet care services.
“We’re excited to demonstrate our commitment to continuous improvement by giving fleet managers another resource geared towards maintaining their fleets across the vehicles’ entire lifecycle,” said Rusty Barron, Vice President and General Manager of Shell Fleet Solutions, North America. “This addition to the Shell Fleet Maintenance Hub is the latest in a line of solutions we will continue deploying to make fleet management operations as seamless as possible.”
Building on its digital platform, which gives users access to all fleet maintenance data and a network of discounted maintenance providers, Shell Fleet Maintenance Hub customers can now schedule in-fleeting, preventative maintenance and de-fleeting services in select cities throughout the United States.
The auto industry might get federal relief from the shortage of semiconductor chips that has crippled vehicle production over the past several weeks.
President Joe Biden signed an executive order Wednesday to review the U.S. supply chains of products in key industries, including semiconductor chips that are used in various electrical components for cars, personal electronics, military equipment and other items.
It is a proactive step to mitigate further production disruptions to the auto industry, which has been hit hard by the chips shortage.
Read the article at Detroit Free Press.
Electric-car maker Fisker said it will work with Apple supplier Foxconn to produce more than 250,000 vehicles a year beginning in late 2023, sending its shares up 18%.
The deal, codenamed "Project PEAR" (Personal Electric Automotive Revolution), is looking at markets globally, including North America, Europe, China and India, Fisker said.
Fisker Chief Executive Henrik Fisker said the new vehicle would be "futuristic" and "something completely different," as well as "affordable." It will launch in the fourth quarter of 2023, and is one of the four vehicles Fisker previously said it would introduce by 2025, he said. "We're not just going to make another electric car. We want to introduce things that probably will almost feel a little scary to some people."
Read the article at Business Insider.
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The annual NTEA Work Truck Show is now Work Truck Week, an online event that brings together the latest commercial vehicle news, market trends and more. It will be held takes place online March 8–12, 2021.
For more than 20 years, commercial truck manufacturers, distributors, upfitters and fleet managers have come together at The Work Truck Show® to see what’s new, hear what’s coming and learn from each other the latest trends and ways to improve their operations and increase efficiency.
“Although we can’t gather in person, we know it’s more important than ever to provide opportunities for connection and insight,” says Steve Carey, NTEA president & CEO. “WTW21 showcases the innovations, solutions and people driving the future of the commercial vehicle industry, while prioritizing health and safety.”