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Isuzu Announces New Lease Program for 2014 NPR ECO-MAX

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc. announced a new lease program for select 2014 Isuzu NPR ECO-MAX trucks outfitted with Morgan delivery van bodies.

Terex Utilities Names New Sales Account Managers

As sales account managers for Terex, these field sales team members will sell all Terex Utilities products and services to a wide range of customers, including investor-owned utilities, electric cooperatives, municipalities and utility contractors.

File photo of CNG truck

Chesapeake Energy Lowers Fleet Accident Rate

Oklahoma City-based oil and gas producer Chesapeake Energy reduced its corporate fleet accident rate by almost one accident per million miles driven in 2013, according to the company.

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UPS to Reduce Carbon Emissions By 20 Percent

UPS Inc. has set a goal to reduce the carbon intensity of its transportation operations by 20 percent in the next six years, after meeting an earlier goal three years early, the company said.

Pull-A-Part Acquires Texas Used Auto Parts Businesses

Pull-A-Part has acquired the McAllen, Texas National Used Auto Parts and Hidalgo U-Pull-It Used Auto Parts businesses from Piccirillo LTD based in Mission, Texas.

Photo courtesy of GM.

2015 Chevrolet City Express Gets 24 MPG City

The 2015 Chevrolet City Express compact cargo van has been rated to achieve 24 mpg city, 26 mpg highway, and 25 mpg combined under U.S. EPA fuel economy ratings.

Bonita Springs Utilities Plans to Expand CNG Fleet

Bonita Springs Utilities (BSU) is expanding its alternative fuel program with the addition of new compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles and the expansion of its existing CNG fueling station.

DHL is rolling out telematics to its U.S. fleet to help improve its operations and drivers' behavior. Photo: DHL

DHL Adds Telematics to U.S. Fleet

DHL pick-up and delivery vehicles in the U.S. recently got a technological upgrade. Telematics is rolling out throughout DHL's U.S. fleet of trucks and vans.

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Electric Terminal Truck Pilot Successful at Kansas Intermodal Operation

ITS Technologies & Logistics (ITS) and Orange EV have announced the successful demonstration of Orange’s T-Series electric terminal truck at ITS’ Edgerton, Kansas intermodal operations.

Betts Company Launches New Website

The Betts Company home page includes links to the websites for its three operating divisions, Betts Spring Manufacturing, BettsHD, and Betts Truck Parts and Service.

Truck and Van News: GM's Chevrolet City Express and 2015 Mid-Size Pickups

General Motors made a couple major announcements recently, providing the miles per gallon rating on the all-new Chevrolet City Express compact van and pricing info on its mid-size pickups.

Utility Company Executives to Speak at Clean Energy Summit

Executives from Rocky Mountain Institute, NV Energy, Duke Energy, and Sempra U.S. Gas & Power will discuss the role of utilities to supplying consumers with clean and renewable energy Sept. 4 at the National Clean Energy Summit in Las Vegas.

Photo of 2014 Ram 2500 HD courtesy of Chrysler. Picks 2014 Ram 2500 HD As Top Three-Quarter-Ton Pickup

The 2014 Ram 2500 HD has been picked as the winner of the 3/4-ton heavy duty pickup challenge powered by

San Francisco to Host the 2015 ATD Convention

San Francisco will host the 2015 American Truck Dealers (ATD) Convention & Expo January 22-25, 2015.

New Lease Offered on Fuso Canter FE Series

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. and its captive finance partner, Daimler Truck Financial, announced that they will offer a fair market value (FMV) lease on new Canter FE Series trucks with a dry van body.

Photo of 2015 Sorento courtesy of Kia Motors.

Kia Sets Next-Gen Sorento SUV Reveal for Korea

Kia Motors is refreshing its Sorento for the 2015 model year by lowering, lengthening, and widening its mid-size SUV.

Jamestown Engine Plant Celebrates 40 Years with Cummins

Cummins Inc. celebrated the 40th anniversary of its Jamestown Engine Plant (JEP) in Jamestown, N.Y. on August 8.

Siemens already is testing an e-highway system in Europe. Photo: Siemens

Truck Electrification System to be Tested at Ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach

The South Coast Air Quality Management District has selected a company to install a catenary system, essentially overhead electrical lines, which supplies trucks with electric power, similar to how modern day trolleys or streetcars are powered on many city streets, while still offering the same flexibility as diesel trucks.

Weather Guard Unveils New Website

The website is designed to provide a better product experience for both distributors and end-users.

Photo of 2013 Dodge Durango courtesy of Chrysler.

Mid-Size Cars, Large SUVs Lead Depreciation in July

Used-vehicle depreciation slipped to 1.5 percent in July, as mid-size sedans led a sharper decline in value after a strong spring, reports Black Book.

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Cable Provider Joins Clean Cities to Improve Efficiency

To further reduce its petroleum use and increase efficiency within its fleet of 20,000 services trucks and vehicles, Time Warner Cable has joined the Department of Energy's Clean Cities' National Clean Fleet Partnership.

A Ram 2014-MY Chassis Cab Photo: Chrysler

Reading Truck Body Adds Ram Chassis Pool in Columbus, Ohio

Reading Truck Body, LLC, a manufacturer of vocational truck bodies, has worked closely with Ram Commercial Vehicles, part of The Chrysler Group LLC, to expand the Reading-Ram chassis pool into the Columbus, Ohio, market.

Pictured are the 2014 Green Fleet Conference keynote speakers. At left is Mark Smith, vehicle technologies deployment manager for the DOE national Clean Cities’ program; and at right is John Viera, global director of sustainability for Ford Motor Co.

Green Fleet Conference & Expo Announces Speakers and Schedule

The ninth Green Fleet Conference & Expo announced its schedule for the annual event in October. The 2014 keynote speakers are from the U.S. Department of Energy and Ford Motor Co.

Betts Truck Parts & Service Announces Director of Service

Betts Truck Parts & Service announced the promotion of Ruben Gutierrez to the newly created position of director of service.


Class 5-8 Orders Up Month-Over-Month

July’s preliminary 15,500 Class 5-7 net orders are up 3 percent month-over-month, but down 4 percent compared to year ago levels, making a third consecutive below year-ago reading.

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