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Enterprise Truck Rental Now in Kansas City

Enterprise Truck Rental has opened its first location in the Kansas City area. The new Enterprise Truck Rental facility in Olathe, Kansas, is situated on a 1.7-acre lot and is co-located with an Enterprise Rent-A-Car office.

Businesses can expense up to $500,000 in tax year 2017 for certain capital expenditures, including commercial work trucks such the FUSO FE/FG Series. (Image courtesy of Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America)

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Businesses Can Expense Up to $500K in Truck Purchases

The U.S. Internal Revenue Code, Section 179 (commonly referred to as IRC-179) allows businesses to expense up to $500,000 in the tax year 2017 for certain capital expenditures, including commercial work trucks.

$140 million will go toward incentivizing cleaner vehicles at California’s ports. Photo: Jim Park.

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California Passes Clean Air Bill with $895M in Vehicle Incentives

The Clean Air Initiative provides $895 million for incentive programs that cut emissions from diesel and other greenhouse gas producing pollutants.

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Extreme Clean HD Premium Cabin Air Filters

Luber-finer’s Extreme Clean HD Premium Cabin Air Filters are designed to trap airborne particles ranging in size from five to 100 microns.

Image of the Banfield Foundation's new 50-foot truck unveiling courtesy of PR Newsire

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Banfield Foundation Unveils American Humane Rescue Truck

Banfield Foundation unveiled a new, 50-foot American Humane rescue truck dedicated to helping safeguard animals on the West Coast. The truck's launch comes at a crucial time as thousands of Americans and their pets continue to face emergency and rescue needs in the aftermath of recent disasters.

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LED SuperLamp Lights

Optronics International’s SuperLamp technology is available on a variety of lamp products, including headlamps, back-up lamps, marker/clearance lamps, and work lamps, as well as interior cab and trailer lighting.

Photo of Sonya Garrepy, the 2017 Fleet Visionary of the Year, by Eric Gandarilla.

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2017 Fleet Visionaries Honored at AFLA

The second class of fleet visionaries were honored at the 2017 Automotive Fleet & Leasing Association (AFLA) annual conference in Las Vegas on Sept. 18.

Scott Damon Photo: Bridgeston Americas

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Bridgestone Names Head of North American Commercial Business

Bridgestone Americas has announced that Scott Damon has been named president, commercial group, U.S. and Canada for Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, effective Oct. 1.

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Miami Auto Show Canceled Due to Irma

The Miami International Auto Show has been canceled for the first time in its nearly 50 years due to Hurricane Irma, show organizers announced on Facebook.

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HDT Seeking Emerging Industry Leaders

Heavy Duty Trucking magazine is seeking nominations for the HDT Emerging Leaders honor, a group of young trucking industry leaders already making a difference in his or her fields.

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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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