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New WEBFLEET is available to all TomTom Telematics customers across 60 countries, in 13 languages. (Image courtesy of TomTom Telematics)

TomTom Launches Next-Gen Telematics System

The company' software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution, WEBFLEET, has been completely rebuilt and includes brand new features and a fresh, more intuitive user experience that includes advanced customization capabilities.

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Pavement Recycling Systems Names Fleet Operations Manager

Chris Turner was named manager of fleet operations for Pavement Recycling Systems, Inc., headquartered in Jurupa Valley, Calif.

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Replacement Truck Tire Shipments Set a Record in 2017

With new truck tire facilities being planned and new and retreaded truck tires topping the 33 million mark domestically, the estimates are that truck tire shipments will be up again this year.

Image courtesy of NHTSA.

Altec Recalls Cranes for Load Control

Set to begin Feb. 15, the recall covers 122 Altec AC40-152S cranes in the 2014 to 2017 model years.

Photo courtesy of ICTA.

Isuzu Provides Customized Cabover to Landscaping Fleet

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America has delivered several customized FTR cabover trucks to a large landscaping fleet that included a body from Supreme Industries with a reinforced load floor and other features based on feedback from the fleet, Isuzu has announced.

Jeff Sather will assume the role of president and CEO of Freightliner Customer Chassis Corp. effective Feb. 1. Photo: Daimler Trucks North America

Freightliner Custom Chassis Appoints Sather CEO

Jeff Sather has accepted the position of president and chief executive officer of Daimler Trucks North America subsidiary Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation.

Daimler Trucks North America's Kary Schaefer will keynote NTEA's Green Truck Summit. Photo:

Keynote Speaker Named for Green Truck Summit

Kary Schaefer, general manager of marketing and strategy for Daimler Trucks North America’s Freightliner Trucks and Detroit brands, will discuss new truck technologies and alternative powertrains in her Green Truck Summit keynote presentation.

Earnings Watch: Paccar Doubles Quarterly, Annual Income

Truck and engine maker Paccar Inc. on Tuesday reported big gains in both profits and revenue for the final quarter of 2017 as well as for all of last year.

Each of the tires will be available in 50 p-metric and LT sizes in 16- to 20-inch diameters to cover a wide range of SUV, CUV, pickup, and van fitments. (Image courtesy of Eldorado Tire)

TBC Brands Targets Highway Light Truck Tires

TBC Brands LLC is expanding its Multi-Mile, Eldorado, Delta, and Vanderbilt brands to each include a new highway light truck tire.

MacKay & Co. is seeing growth for the U.S. aftermarket out to 2022. Photo: Creative Commons

Trucking Aftermarket Poised for Growth Through 2022

In 2017 the U.S. aftermarket for Class 6-8 trucks and trailers grew to $30.4 billion and it could be poised for growth through 2022.

Photo via public domain

PG&E Targets Medium- and Heavy-Duty Electrification

Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) aims to support widespread EV adoption for medium- to heavy-duty vehicles by developing four new pilot projects aimed at fleet and residential customers.

Photo of PSE&G utility poles and solar panels via Mr. Matté/Wikimedia

PSE&G Recognized for Grid Upgrades to Improve Resiliency

After Superstorm Sandy, N.J.-based Public Service Electric & Gas Co. (PSE&G) made significant upgrades to make sure it can stand up to natural disasters more effectively and respond to outages more quickly.

Image of HX Series construction truck courtesy of International trucks.

International Increases Warranty Protection for Vocational Trucks

International Truck announced three plans to deliver on its uptime pledge to vocational truck customers: the extension of the International A26 Customer Uptime Assurance Program for vocational models, a new, Vocational Confidence Warranty Package, and the International A26 Barrel Protection Plan.

Safety Tip: Move Over for Emergency Vehicles

Drivers need to remember to slow down and move over — if safe — whenever they see an emergency vehicle stopped ahead on a multi-lane roadway.

Video: Autopiloted Tesla Rear-Ends Fire Truck

Both NHTSA and NTSB will investigate a Los Angeles-area collision involving a Tesla Model S that the driver said was operating in Autopilot mode.

Photo via Trekphiler/Wikimedia

Study Emphasizes Importance of Modernizing Utilities

The Rocky Mountain Institute says achieving affordable, universal energy supply and grid reliability will become even more important as electricity becomes more central to the economy and to other energy sectors.

Photo courtesy of PPL Electric Utilities

Electric Utilities Send Reinforcements to Puerto Rico

Electric utilities have sent workers and equipment to Puerto Rico to meet mutual aid agreements. The plan to send assistance was first announced in late December 2017.

Improvements include expanded coverage for diesel particulate filters and full coverage for diesel oxidation catalysts coming in the Spring. Photo: Denso

Denso Announces Diesel Particulate Filter Program Improvements

Denso Products and Services Americas has announced a series of improvements to its PowerEdge Diesel Aftertreatment Program.

Photo courtesy of FedEx.

FedEx Increases Employee Wages Following Tax Reform

FedEx will invest two-thirds of $200 million in increased compensation for hourly team members, due to the recently enacted tax reform signed by President Donald Trump.

The heavy-duty aftermarket is experiencing several changes at once, according to executives at the Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue. Photo courtesy Today's Trucking

Panel Talks Major Changes in the Trucking Aftermarket

At the Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue in Las Vegas, industry executives shared their thoughts on the changes they see in the heavy-duty aftermarket.

CargoNet recorded a total of 741 cargo theft events in the U.S. and Canada last year, down from 836 in 2016. Source: CargoNet

With Fewer Cargo Thefts, 2017 Was a Safer Year

CargoNet recorded a total of 741 cargo theft events in the U.S. and Canada last year, down from 836 in 2016.

West Carolina Freightliner Opens North Carolina Location

West Carolina Freightliner opened a new, state-of-the-art dealership on 4 acres in Canton, North Carolina.

Geotab Awarded NJPA Contract for Fleet Services

Geotab has been awarded a National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA) four-year contract for the procurement of fleet management and related technology solutions, which offers streamlined purchasing for NJPA members.

Graphic courtesy of Ford.

Fleets Part of Ford's 2018 Mobility Strategy

Ford is looking to leverage burgeoning vehicle connectivity technology to deliver improved data services and fleet optimization for commercial fleets, which is part of the Ford Mobility team’s strategy to accelerate delivery of mobility products and services to customers in 2018.

HDDA: Heavy Duty Announces New Strategic Plan

HDDA: Heavy Duty, a community of the Auto Care Association, announced during a press conference at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) 2018 their new strategic plan.

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