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Auto Truck Group VP of Sales and Marketing Retires

Auto Truck Group, a work truck upfitter specializing in the design, manufacture and installation of equipment, today announced that Dennis Jones, vice president of sales and marketing, plans to retire at year’s end after more than 29 years with the company.

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Reading Sets Up Lawn Care Truck Fleet

Reading Truck Body has been providing the upfit set-up for about a third of the Scotts LawnService fleet of Ford F-150 to F-450 trucks at its Louisville, Ky., site, Reading announced.

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Leggett & Platt Reconfigures Upfitting Facilities

To increase capabilities and continue to meet the needs of fleet customers, Leggett & Platt CVP announced the expansion of its Kansas City facility, opening of a new facility in Baltimore, and closure of the Elyria, Ohio, install facility.

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Auto Truck Group to Open St. Louis Facility

The Auto Truck Group has announced that it will be opening a new work truck and commercial van upfitting and manufacturing facility later this month. Shipping will begin on January 5, 2015 from the facility located at 21 Elaine Drive, O'Fallon, Missouri.

The Auto Truck Group's new Kansas City facility will be handling ship thru for Ford's new Transit and the F-150. Photo: Chris Wolski

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Auto Truck Group Dedicates KC Facility

The Auto Truck Group dedicated a new 70,000-square-foot facility in Kansas City, Mo., on Thursday, October 9. The facility will handle both complex specialized vehicle upfits and ship thru for the Ford F-150 and Transit.

Ford Super Duty truck photo courtesy of Ford Motor Co.

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More Upfitters Recall Work Trucks for Fire Risk

Manning Equipment, Dual-Tech and Iowa Mold Tooling are issuing recalls to address a fire risk arising from oil leaks associated with PTO assemblies.

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Midway Specialty Vehicles Hires Former Ford Exec

Midway has retained the services of Rob Stevens, who left Ford earlier this year as the automaker's chief engineer for commercial vehicles.

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Auto Truck Group Awarded Ship-To for Nissan

Auto Truck Group recently was awarded ship-to codes for Nissan. The ship-to codes are applicable for Nissan commercial vans and trucks.

Jerry Cortese, director of sales-western region for Auto Truck Group.

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Auto Truck Group Hires New Director of Sales for the Western Region

BARTLETT, IL — Auto Truck Group has hired Jerry Cortese to the position of Director of Sales-Western Region. Former Director of Sales-Western Region, Matt McGowan, has accepted the position of Director of Sales-Eastern Region for Auto Truck Group.

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Survey Finds Many Energy Fleets Haven't Established Safety and Fuel Policies

HOUSTON – ARI released its findings from a benchmarking survey that it conducted at its annual Energy Fleet Forum on May 15, 2012, in Houston. The company's survey found that many energy fleets haven’t established fuel or safety policies.

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