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Caterpillar, Navistar Move Forward with Global Joint Venture & N.A. Strategic Alliance

PEORIA, IL – Caterpillar and Navistar have signed a definitive agreement to produce Caterpillar heavy-duty vocational trucks for sale in North America and form a 50/50 joint venture that will pursue global commercial truck opportunities outside of North America.

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UPS Unveiling of New Denver CNG Vehicle Fleet Postponed

DENVER – "Inclement weather" has postponed the media event unveiling of 43 of the company's 300 trucks powered by compressed natural gas in Commerce City, Colo., according to UPS.

Steve Guillame (left), Navistar's general manager of vocational trucks presented the keys to an International DuraStar Hybrid with RouteMax refrigerated body (shown at right) to Kraft Foods.

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Kraft Foods Adds New Diesel-Electric Refrigerated Hybrid Truck to Fleet

CHICAGO – The International DuraStar Hybrid truck with RouteMax refrigerated body is a pilot unit and is expected to offer Kraft Foods as much as a 30-percent fuel savings versus a traditional diesel-powered truck.

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PHH Arval Launches Risk and Safety Program for Trucks

SPARKS, MD – Designed to cover the whole spectrum of risk and safety needs for commercial truck fleets, PHH's program identifies high risk drivers, provides targeted driver training, and efficiently manages the risk and costs of collisions that do happen.

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Smith Electric Vehicles U.S. Corp. to Assemble Zero-Emission Trucks

OVERLAND PARK, KS – Smith Electric Vehicles U.S. Corp., a Delaware corporation temporarily headquartered in Overland Park, Kan., announced plans to assemble and market all-electric, zero-emission commercial vehicles in North America.

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J. J. Keller Introduces Online Vehicle Maintenance Application

NEENAH, WI – Maintenance Manager Online provides a central place to schedule and record common maintenance, report on repair orders, schedule mechanics, and track inventory of vehicle parts.

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UPS Completes Deployment of 300 New 'Green' Trucks

ATLANTA – Over the past month, UPS has deployed 300 new delivery trucks powered by compressed natural gas to seven cities in Colorado, Georgia, Oklahoma, and California.

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Wheels Introduces New Way to Measure Fleet Performance

DES PLAINES, IL – Wheels, Inc., fleet leasing company, recently introduced technology enhancements to support its Application Code concept, which was introduced to the industry earlier this year.

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PacLease Continues Record Growth – Adds 13 New Locations to Serve United States and Canada

BELLEVUE, WA – PACCAR Leasing Company (PacLease) continues its rapid expansion with the announcement of 13 new locations throughout the U.S. and Canada.

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ARI Appoints John Storz to Manager of Heavy Truck and Equipment Remarketing

MT. LAUREL, NJ - ARI - Automotive Resources International, has appointed John Storz to manager heavy truck and equipment remarketing.

Lease vs Buy is a difficult decision with regard to your work truck fleet. Use the resources below to help you make this decision, guide you through the process and find other helpful tips such as negotiating a fleet lease management agreement.

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Reducing Fleet Costs Benchmark Survey

How are you reducing fleet costs in this current economy? View our 2009 survey to benchmark your fleet's practices.

Leasing Surveys And Whitepapers

Fleet Managment Insight: ELD Mandate

Understanding the basic principles surrounding the Electronic Logging Devices (ELD) mandate and how to meet its compliance standards.

Sustainability Best Practices

In the world of fleet management, corporate governance and governmental mandates often require a fleet to focus on sustainability as a key objective.

   
Turning Fleet Data Into Applied Strategy

There are five keys to success in transforming fleet data into successful fleet strategy. In short, success depends on the right combination of people and process.

Reimbursement vs. Leasing

At some point, every fleet faces an important choice: administer a reimbursement program or offer company-provided vehicles. This whitepaper will help you understand your options.

   
Sustainability Initiatives

In today’s economy, companies are constantly striving to identify opportunities that optimize their return on investment. As a result, saving money is at the forefront of every fleet manager’s mind.

Improving Efficiencies in Government Fleets Infographic

Cloud computing and big data are powering real-time vehicle monitoring in systems that capture a wealth of actionable information.

   
Cash Flow Management in Financing Vehicles Infographic

There are three key areas where managing your fleet can improve overall cash flow: lease options, maintenance and fuel products.

International Accounting

New accounting standards for leasing transactions are coming down the pike in 2018-19 and they will impact every company and organization with lease agreements.

   
Focused Fuel Cards

Corporate and government fleets have a number of purchasing options available to them to manage their fuel consumption and spend.

Harnessing Big Data

Today’s connected fleet generates a constant stream of data from the many activities involved in successful fleet operations.

   
Fuel Best Practices

In our ever-evolving landscape, optimizing cost-efficiency is one of the paramount priorities of a Fleet Manager.

A Leasing Guide For Fleets

While open-end lease structures are widely accepted in the U.S., this eight-part guide breaks down the advantages of closed-end leases and how this structure can improve your company's image and bottom line.

   
Selecting an FMC

3 Keys to Identifying a Flexible, Stable and Creative FMC.

 

 


 

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