Driving the Global Fleet


Fleets Warned of New Cross-Bor­der Action on Dri­ving Offens­es
Fleets are being warned of new pan-Euro­pean leg­is­la­tion that means dri­vers break­ing traf­fic laws out­side their home coun­try will soon be able to be dealt with.

Aus­tralian Fleets, Road Safe­ty at Risk, Says AfMA
Nine­ty per­cent of fleets sur­veyed by AfMA say government’s pro­posed Fringe Ben­e­fit Tax changes would adverse­ly affect their orga­ni­za­tion.

Brits to Add Gas-Elec­tric Option to Two Range Rover Mod­els
Appar­ent­ly, when the folks at Land Rover buy into some­thing they do it in a big way. And so, when they shine they roll onto the stage at the Frank­furt Motor Show next month they’ll be reveal­ing not just one but two new hybrid mod­els.

Saab Gets Ready to Restart Pro­duc­tion
Saab’s new own­er is seek­ing to restart pro­duc­tion at the automaker’s moth­balled fac­to­ry in Swe­den lat­er this year. The Saab plant in Troll­hat­tan is “prac­ti­cal­ly ready” to begin build­ing the 9–3 mid­sized car, said Mikael Oestlund, a spokesman for Nation­al Elec­tric Vehi­cle Swe­den (NEVS).

New Volk­swa­gen Golf R — More Pow­er­ful and More Fuel-Effi­cient
While Amer­i­can motorists will still have to wait awhile to see even the base ver­sion of the new Volk­swa­gen Golf reach show­rooms, VW is already offer­ing us a look at the next-gen­er­a­tion Golf R per­for­mance mod­el. Already on sale in Europe, the sev­enth-gen­er­a­tion Golf has been gen­er­at­ing quite a bit of buzz with its new light­weight plat­form and fea­tures.



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