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December 22, 2017

1.4M Ram Trucks Recalled for Shifter Issue

The recall, limited to vehicles equipped with a shifter mounted on the steering column, covers 1.48 million Ram pickups and chassis cabs in the U.S.  

January 8, 2017

FCA Recalls More Vehicles for Takata Air Bags

This latest action covers more than 86,000 older-model SUVs and trucks in the U.S.

June 12, 2015

Sterling Bullet 4500 and 5500 Trucks Recalled

The action affects 2,564 2008-2009-MY trucks that need new driver’s-side frontal air bags, as part of the expanded Takata air bag inflator recall.

June 1, 2015

More Ram Pickups Added to Takata Recalls

The latest actions bring Fiat Chrysler's global Takata-related recall total to an estimated 5.2 million vehicles.

March 8, 2015

Five Peterbilt Truck Models Recalled for Steering

Paccar’s recall affects more than 5,000 trucks in the 2009-2015 model years.

February 24, 2015

Ford Recalls F-250/F-350 Truck Steering Gears

The service replacement steering gears, at risk for breaking, might be installed on 2008-2010 Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty diesel vehicles in North America.

July 28, 2014


JASPER now offers the MaxxForce DT Complete engine, available on exchange, for a variety of 2007-2009 International/Navistar applications.

March 17, 2014

New GM Recall Pulls In Express, Savana Vans

General Motors will recall 303,000 Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana vans from six model years amid a broadening internal and external evaluation of the company's handling of vehicle safety.

July 4, 2012

RT Series Fiberglass Truck Cap

A.R.E. announces its RT Series fiberglass truck cap is now available for 2009-current Dodge Ram trucks with 6.3-foot beds.

September 29, 2009

2009 Order-to-Delivery Times Battered on Multiple Fronts

The multitude of factors buffeting order-to-delivery (OTD) times for commercial fleets during the 2009 model-year were breathtaking and historic. To say the 2009 model-year was a difficult year for new-vehicle deliveries would be an extreme understatement.

June 29, 2009

Migration to 4-Cylinder Engines Continues with 2010-MY Ordering

The ongoing volatility of gasoline prices has prompted a growing number of fleets to transition to four-cylinder engines. This transition started in the 2008-MY and accelerated with 2009-MY ordering, when gas prices surpassed $4 per gallon in the summer of 2008. Early indications are that the migration to four-cylinder engines will continue with 2010-MY ordering. We have already seen glimpses of this trend in the 2010 RFPs submitted to major OEMs.

June 15, 2009

Commercial Fleets Reveal 2010-MY Buying Intentions

Fleet ordering for the 2010 model-year is shaping up to be higher than 2009-MY, but that's not saying much since 2009 was such an abysmal year. Many commercial fleets deferred 2009-model ordering. Some fleets purchased no replacement vehicles and skipped the 2009 ordering cycle altogether. A large number of commercial fleets decreased the volume of their 2009 ordering and are now playing catch-up with the 2010 model-year.

May 12, 2009

2010 Toyota Sienna Prices Same as 2009-MY

TORRANCE, CA – Toyota Motor Sales announced manufacturer's suggested retail prices for the 2010 Sienna van will remain unchanged from 2009 model-year prices.

November 11, 2008

Baytech First to Certify 2009-MY CNG Pickups and Vans

LOS ALTOS, CA – Baytech Corporation has obtained EPA and CARB certifications for its dedicated compressed natural gas (CNG)-fueled 2009 General Motors full-size pickups and vans.

September 1, 2008

What's New in Medium-Duty Trucks for 2009-MY

Medium-duty trucks are the heart of many fleet operations. Several manufacturers share what’s new for the 2009 model-year, with lists of vocational opportunities.

July 18, 2008

Bleak New-Vehicle Sales to Usher a Strong Used-Vehicle Market

Today's new-vehicle market will generate (ultimately) the used-vehicle market of tomorrow. If there is a decrease in new-vehicle sales, there will be a corresponding decrease in the future number of used vehicles in the marketplace. Even though there is a lot of nervousness in the market, no one is anticipating a dramatic decrease in new-vehicle commercial fleet orders for the 2009 model-year. However, the same cannot be said for the retail new-vehicle market.

July 2, 2008

Dodge Announces Improved Fuel Economy and Best-in-Class Horsepower (390) and Torque (407 lb.-ft.) for All-new 2009 Dodge Ram

CHELSEA, MI – Powertrain choices in all-new 2009 Dodge Ram models will offer improved fuel economy plus more power, torque, and refinement than ever before.

July 1, 2008

2009-MY: What's Ahead for Fleets

Engines are getting lighter and more fuel efficient and vehicles overall are lighter & more aerodynamic. Here is a look at some of the offerings for the 2009 model-year.



Fuel Management

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Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Todd Ewing from Verizon Connect will answer your questions and challenges

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Fleet Management And Leasing

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