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2015 Silverado HD & Sierra HD Pickups Unveiled in Texas

Chevrolet and GMC have unveiled the all-new 2015 models of the Silverado HD and Sierra HD full-size pickups.

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Elizabethtown Gas Pushing for More CNG Use in New Jersey

The utility filed a request with the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) to build public and commercial access CNG fueling stations and promote the use of CNG as a viable alternative to gasoline and diesel fuel for fleets operating in the state.

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Utility Fleet Sales & Rental Becomes Terex Utilities Regional Rental Provider

Utilities and Utility Fleet Sales & Rental (Utility Fleet) have teamed up to offer customers greater access to Terex utility equipment in Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas.

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AT&T Plans for 55 Plug-In Electric Vehicles by September 2014

The announcement from AT&T was just one among several announcements and renewed commitments made by the 40 companies in attendance at the recent California Plug-In Electric Vehicle Collaborative ‘Drive the Dream’ event in San Francisco.

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Penske Truck Leasing Selects Locaid to Add Network Location to Roadside Assistance

Locaid worked with Penske to develop a custom interface that integrates directly into the company's 24/7 roadside assistance service.

Products

Harbor Truck Bodies Offers Bolt Key Technology

Harbor Truck Bodies has partnered with Apex OEM Inc. and Strattec Security Corp. to provide Bolt one-key lock technology on its service bodies.

Photo courtesy of PG&E. PG&E's new Class 5 hybrid-electric trucks were developed in partnership with EVI.

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PG&E Joins with EVI to Unveil Electric Hybrid Bucket Trucks

Electric Vehicles International (EVI), joined by Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), unveiled the utility industry’s first electric hybrid drivetrain Class 5 trucks at the manufacturer’s facility in Stockton.

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Diversified Products Launches LineWise and LiftWise Brands

Diversified’s LineWise brand includes a variety of lineman tools, and the LiftWise brand includes multiple models of fall-arrest man baskets designed for accessing high-reach maintenance areas. All products under the LineWise and Liftwise brands were previously marketed under the Diversified Products name.

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ARI insights New Functionality Allows User Collaboration and Information Sharing

ARI, a global fleet services provider specializing in complex car and truck fleets, announced the introduction of discussion forums for users of ARI insights, the company’s Web-based and mobile fleet management system.

The Omaha Public Power District fleet consists of 1,441 vehicles and equipment. Mike Donahue, manager of transportation and construction, uses various methods to reduce fuel use. Photo courtesy of OPPD

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Omaha Public Power District Shutting Off Idling Engines

In the pursuit of fuel-cost reduction, engine idling is a bulls-eye target. An Omaha utility employs a number of measures to hit that target, including mobile power units and hybrid-electric technology.

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