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Chevrolet and GMC Trucks Receive Dependability Awards

Chevrolet and GMC trucks were among the GM models to receive awards in the J.D. Power 2014 Vehicle Dependability Study. The 2014 study tracks 2011 model year vehicles in the third year of ownership.

Goodyear Introduces Three Commercial Tires

Goodyear has introduced three commercial tires: the G505D Fuel Max, and the G731 MSA and G751 MSA mixed-service tires.

NTEA Executive Leadership Summit Announced

This fall, the NTEA, the Association for the Work Truck Industry, will host its inaugural Executive Leadership Summit.

Screenshot via Drivefleet.

ARI Acquires Online Driver Training Company

ARI has acquired Drivefleet, a provider of online driver training products and services, the fleet management company announced. Drivefleet offers Web-based driver training courses.

Photos from the 2013 Green Fleet Conference.

Submit Your Topic for the 2014 Green Fleet Conference & Expo by April 4

The planning committee for the 2014 Green Fleet Conference & Expo, which will be in Schaumburg, Ill. on Oct. 29-30, is working on this year's schedule and wants your input and ideas.

The 2012 Highway Hero was Jason Harte.

Highway Hero Finalists Announced

The Goodyear Highway Hero Award honors professional truck drivers who put themselves in harm’s way to help others.

Report Says 250,000-plus V2G-Enabled EVs Will Be Sold through 2022

According to Navigant Research, plug-in electric vehicles with vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology is expected to expand steadily in the coming years, allowing for vehicles to participate as ancillary services for the power grid.

Almost half of the number of reported fatalities involved mobile booms (3b). Fourteen fatalities (26%) involved mobile verticals (3a) and 11 (21%) involved static booms (1b). In two cases (4%), the type of machine involved was not known.

Reported Aerial Work Platform Fatalities Hit 53 in 2013

The U.S. accounted for more than half the fatalities, with overturn the No. 1 cited cause among all deaths globally.

Mitchell 1's 'Get2Know Training Center' Launched

The Get2Know Training Center is a centralized portal that provides access to support and training resources to help service professionals master Mitchell 1 solutions.

PRNewsFoto/The HertzCorporationHertz Equipment Rental opened a new Bismarck, N.D. location to serve the Bakken oil fields as well other nearby fleets.

Hertz Equipment Rental Opens Location in North Dakota

The Hertz Equipment Bismarck facility provides a wide range of industrial and commercial fleet for rent or sale including aerial, compaction and paving, earth moving, heaters, power generators, forklifts and other material handling equipment.

Video: SDG&E Faces Lawsuit After Fatal Crash

After a fatal accident in January killed a mother while she walked with her daughter and her neighborhood friend, the family recently filed a lawsuit against San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E), claiming that the utility acted in negligence.

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Fontaine Modification Establishes New Fleet & Vocational Units

Fontaine Modification, a provider of truck modification services for OEMs, dealers, and fleets, has established two new business units: Fontaine Modification Fleet Services and Fontaine Modification Vocational Services.

John D. Hancock

In Memoriam: Prime's John D. Hancock, 1963-2014

Longtime Prime Inc. trucking executive John D. Hancock was found dead Tuesday in an apparent suicide. Hancock was 51 years old.

2015 Ford Transit

Auto Truck Group Awarded Ford Transit Ship-Thru

Auto Truck Group was awarded ship-thru status and codes for the 2015 Ford Transit full-size van for the new Auto Truck Group facility in Kansas City, Mo., opening in May 2014.

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ARI to Host Vehicle Remarketing Best Practices Webinar

ARI will host a webinar highlighting best practices in vehicle remarketing, giving fleet personnel the opportunity to explore and discuss various vehicle remarketing strategies to help determine the best options for their fleet.

GM's Ed Peper introduces the 2015 Chevrolet City Express. Photo by Robert Brown.

2015 City Express Cargo Van Publicly Unveiled

General Motors debuted its 2015 Chevrolet City Express compact van to the public at the Chicago Auto Show, after showing it to fleet buyers at several events in the past year.

Terex Utilities Sponsors 'Woodwalkers' Reality TV Show

The show follows the journey of hopeful apprentice lineworkers at the Southeast Lineman Training Center during their 15-week training program.

Photo courtesy of Fiat Chrysler.

Dodge Offers 2014 Journey Crossroad SUV

Dodge is introducing the Journey Crossroad trim level of its mid-size SUV for the 2014 model-year ahead of a planned 2015 redesign of the vehicle, Fiat Chrysler announced at the Chicago Auto Show.

TRIB Launches New Website

The Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau (TRIB) has launched its newly redesigned website.

Ford Adds Snow Plow Prep Option to F-150

Ford has added a new tool to fight snow accumulation. The new snow plow prep option, available on the all-new 2015 F-150. Ford will be the only manufacturer to offer a light-duty snow plow prep option across all cab configurations – Regular, SuperCab and SuperCrew.

Cummins concept 2.8L turbo diesel as revealed in the Nissan Frontier Diesel Runner.

Cummins Diesel Engine Revealed in Nissan Concept Truck

Cummins Inc. and Nissan (NSANY) unveiled a technical study called the Nissan Frontier Diesel Runner - Powered by Cummins at the Chicago Auto Show.

NTEA Marks Half Century Mark

The NTEA, the Association for the Work Truck Industry, is celebrating 50 years of serving the work truck industry.

The MY-2015 bi-fuel CNG Chevrolet 2500 HD.

Silverado HD Models Now Available as CNG-Capable

Chevrolet has announced that its MY-2015 HD models will be available with a CNG-capable, bi-fuel 6.0L engine. The move gives fleet managers and consumers more options when choosing a 2500HD or 3500HD model, according to the automaker.

Rob Stevens

ROUSH CleanTech Hires Ford's Chief Engineer

ROUSH CleanTech has hired Rob Stevens, Ford's chief engineer, as the vice president of strategy for the propane autogas modification specialist.

Photo courtesy of Meridian.

Upfitter Introduces Ram ProMaster Passenger Van

The first Ram ProMaster passenger van will be unveiled Feb. 16 by Chrysler Group at the International LCT Show held at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.





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