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Ford Motor Company will auction an all-new one-of-a-kind 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor for charity at the 46th annual Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale event, in Scottsdale, Ariz.(Photo: Ford Motor Co.)

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Ford to Auction One-of-a-Kind F-150 Raptor for Charity

The winning bidder of Lot No. 3004 – selling at no reserve – will become the owner of the last 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor produced and get to choose from a unique one-of-one Raptor color. The all-new Raptor incorporates years of Ford performance and engineering to deliver the ultimate high-performance off-road truck.

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PG&E Appoints Senior Manager of Fleet Operations

Michael Daniels was promoted to senior manager fleet operations at Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E).

Photo of Scott Pruitt via Gage Skidmore/Flickr.

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Trump's EPA Pick Questions Emissions Regs

Scott Pruitt, Donald Trump's choice to lead the EPA, questioned emissions regs during a Jan. 18 hearing and said he disagrees with giving California power to impose stricter standards.

Manufacturers are taking cues from their EPA SuperTruck work to meet the new regs. Navistar’s version (left) thus influenced its International LT625 tractor.  Photos: Tom Berg

Articles

What Phase 2 GHG Regs Mean to Fleets

To meet Phase 2 GHG regulations, fleets will have to pay for advances to get required fuel-economy gains and keep everything working.

Products

Bluetooth Stereo

The ASA Electronics JHD36A heavy duty stereo features Bluetooth technology that enables hands-free calling and app control.

Products

Air-Release Fifth Wheel Coupling System

Jost International's JSK37USK series air-release fifth wheel coupling system with sensor technology allows the driver to confirm that the fifth wheel is safely and properly coupled from inside the cab

Photo courtesy of GM.

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GM Invests $1B in U.S. Manufacturing

General Motors is investing $1 billion in its U.S. manufacturing operations and will move production of axles for its pickup trucks from Mexico, the company announced on the eve of President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration.

Penske has ordered more than 2,000 commercial semi-trucks from Freightliner, Volvo, and Navistar with the new spec. (Photo courtesy of Penske)

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Penske Adds Standard Tech, Safety System to Rental Fleet

Penske Truck Rental is making collision avoidance systems and air disc brakes its standard spec on commercial tractors within its rental fleet.

Products

MLT6SMD LED Light Tower

The MLT6SMD LED light tower from Generac is a 6 kW unit powered by a Tier 4 ultra-fuel-efficient ECOSpeed engine that operates in multiple speeds. It features a runtime of up to 215 hours on a single tank and a service interval of 750 hours.

Photo: Evan Lockridge

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DOT Report Reveals $926 Billion Infrastructure Need

The nation’s highway and transit systems need to overcome a nearly trillion-dollar investment backlog, according to a new report on the state of America’s transportation infrastructure commissioned by the Department of Transportation.

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This whitepaper outlines and analyzes the real cost of vehicle delivery. You will be able to calculate your transport costs using the formulas provided.

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Fleet Basics: Getting a Quick ROI From Telematics
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