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May 11, 2011 - Press Release

Universal Lubricants & Enterprise Holdings Close Oil Recycling Loop

WICHITA, KS - In a business alliance that promises to conserve finite natural resources and safeguard the environment, Universal Lubricants and Enterprise Holdings have come together to close the car care loop.

Tags: Universal Lubricants, Enterprise Holdings, recycled oil

May 11, 2011 - Press Release

Continental Truck Tires Now Available at TA & Petro Locations

FORT MILL, SC - Continental Tire the Americas, LLC ("Continental") announced that they have signed a multi-year agreement to sell Continental brand commercial tires at TravelCenters of America and Petro Stopping Center sites throughout the U.S. and Canada.

Tags: Continental, Tires, TA, Petro, HSL2, HDL Eco Plus, HTL Eco Plus

May 11, 2011 - Press Release

New Warranties on Dump Liners From Quadrant EPP

INDIANAPOLIS - Aero Industries, the national distributor for Quadrant and dump liners, announced Quadrant's new warranties for the QuickSilver and Durapro dump liners.

Tags: Aero Industries, QuickSilver, Durapro, dump liners

May 11, 2011 - Press Release

Ryder Fuel Services Publishes Free White Paper

HOUSTON - As soaring oil prices drive the cost of fuel higher and local governments and municipalities continue to face severe budget cuts, Ryder Fuel Services has recently released a free white paper that examines the top fuel management concerns of fleet managers.

Tags: Fuel Management, White Paper, Ryder Fuel Services

May 11, 2011 - Press Release

PAR Logistics Management Systems Introduces New Dry Van and Flatbed Trailer Management Solutions

NEW HARTFORD, NY - PAR Logistics Management Systems (PAR LMS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of PAR Technology Corporation, announced the introduction of its new dry van and flatbed trailer management solutions.

Tags: PAR Logistics Management Systems, PAR Technology Corp., DT200, FT200

May 4, 2011 - Industry News

Isuzu N-Series Gas Trucks Available in May

The new 2012 N-Gas models are powered by the Vortec 6.0L small-block V-8 engine.

ANAHEIM, CA - Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc., said full production of gasoline-powered Isuzu N-Series trucks has begun at the Spartan Motors, Inc., facility in Charlotte, Mich.

May 4, 2011 - Industry News

Ram Introduces New “Long Hauler” Class 5 Concept Truck

The Ram "Long Hauler" concept truck is designed for towing heavy trailers, long-distance driving, and use at work sites.

AUBURN HILLS, MI – Chrysler’s Ram brand introduced a new concept truck, the Ram “Long Hauler,” which is based on a Class 5 Ram 5500 Chassis Cab.

Tags: Ram Truck, Ram, Ram Long Hauler concept

May 4, 2011 - Industry News

White Paper Available on Electronic Device Regulatory Compliance

ELKHART, IN - Xantrex Technology USA Inc. is offering a white paper, "Why is Regulatory Compliance Such a Big Deal?" The white paper covers what factors to consider when reviewing new electronic devices.

Tags: Xantrex Technology USA Inc., White Paper

May 4, 2011 - Industry News

MHT Companies Impacted by Tornadoes in Recovery Process

Fontaine Trailer’s flagship manufacturing facility in Haleyville, Ala., lost its roof and sustained structural damage in an April 27 tornado. The crumpled metal in the foreground of this photo was a portion of the facility’s roof.

BIRMINGHAM, AL - Several Marmon Highway Technologies (MHT) companies in Alabama were impacted by the tornadoes that tore through the state on April 27. Repairs are underway, and three production lines were brought back into operation this week.

Tags: tornadoes, Marmon Highway Technologies

May 4, 2011 - Industry News

Toyota Announces Voluntary Recall on Certain RAV4 and Highlander Vehicles

TORRANCE, CA - Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., announced that it intends to conduct a voluntary Safety Recall involving certain 2007 through 2008 model-year RAV4 and certain 2008 Highlander and Highlander HV vehicles sold in the United States to replace the airbag sensor assembly.

Tags: Toyota, RAV4, Recalls, Highlander

May 4, 2011 - Press Release

Navistar Names New VP of Custom Products

WARRENVILLE, IL- Navistar, Inc. announced that William Osborne has been named vice president of Custom Products. In this role, Osborne will have accountability for Navistar's Monaco RV and Workhorse business units.

Tags: Navistar, Custom Products, Federal Signal Corp., William Osborne

May 4, 2011 - Press Release

Yokohama Tire Corp. Wins Presidents’ Business Achievement Award by the Fullerton Chamber of Commerce

FULLERTON, CA - Yokohama Tire Corporation has been named recipient of the 2011 Presidents' Business Achievement Award by the Fullerton Chamber of Commerce, which annually recognizes businesses for their innovation, entrepreneurship and outstanding business citizenship.

Tags: Yokohama, Fullerton, Awards

May 4, 2011 - Industry News

GE Capital Survey Sees Positive Outlook for Trucking Industry

IRVING, TEXAS - Nearly three-quarters (71 percent) of rucking company executives surveyed by GE Capital, Transportation Finance expect business conditions to improve in 2011 but they are concerned about the impact of external and internal factors on their profit margins.

Tags: GE Capital Transportation Finance, Survey

May 4, 2011 - Industry News

Isuzu Announces Advanced Telematics Technology in N-Series Trucks

Isuzu family of trucks.

ANAHEIM, CA - Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc., distributor of low-cab-forward trucks, announced that it will offer Fleet Director, the state-of-the-art telematics system from Teletrac, Inc., as an option in its 2011 and 2012 model year N-Series trucks.

Tags: Telematics, N-Series, Fleet Director, Teletrac

May 4, 2011 - Press Release

Federated Customer Receives 'Surf or Turf Sweepstakes' Grand Prize

Federated customer Dave Cook, owner of Middlesex-based Dave's Towing, won a new Chevy Colorado truck as the grand prize winner of the Federated "Surf or Turf Sweepstakes."

STAUNTON, VA- Residents of Middlesex, Pa. should not be surprised to see Federated customer Dave Cook, owner of Middlesex-based Dave's Towing, driving a brand new truck instead of one of his trusted tow trucks.

Tags: Federated Auto Parts, Dave's Towing, Surf or Turf Sweepstakes, Awards

May 3, 2011 - Industry News

Nissan NV200 Selected for NYC Taxi Fleet

The Nissan NV200 will be the exclusive taxicab for New York City from 2013 to 2023.

NEW YORK CITY – The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) has selected the Nissan NV200 as the exclusive taxi of New York City beginning in late 2013.

Tags: Nissan, New York City, Nissan NV200, Taxi Fleets, Nissan LEAF

May 3, 2011 - Press Release

ROUSH CleanTech Showing Propane-Powered Vehicles at ACT Expo in California

PLYMOUTH TOWNSHIP, MI - ROUSH CleanTech arrives in Long Beach this week to showcase the positive economics of propane autogas powered Ford work trucks, vans, and shuttles at the Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo.

Tags: Propane Autogas, Alternative Clean Transportation Expo, ROUSH CleanTech

May 2, 2011 - Industry News

Bill Gibson Joins SCT Fleet Solutions

LONGWOOD, FL - SCT Fleet Solutions, a provider of fuel efficiency & safety solutions for the fleet industry, announced the appointment of William (Bill) D. Gibson to the position of Vice President, Sales and Marketing.

Tags: Fleet Sales, Bill Gibson, SCT Fleet Solutions, General Motors

April 27, 2011 - Press Release

Xentx Lubricants Announces First Fleet-Wide Installation

SCOTTSDALE, AZ - Green Planet Group, Inc., announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Xentx Lubricants began its first fleet-wide installation of its Xentx Diesel Fuel Additive.

Tags: Green Planet Group, Lubricants

April 27, 2011 - Industry News

Free Webinar on New EPA Rules for Generators on Commercial Vehicles

MINNEAPOLIS - Cummins Onan is offering a free Webinar about certain new emission regulations from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

April 27, 2011 - Industry News

Sacramento Food Truck Operators Face Restrictive City Ordinance

SACRAMENTO, CA - In Sacramento, food truck operators are facing challenges from local legislation that prevent them from doing business effectively.

Tags: Food Trucks

April 27, 2011 - Press Release

Penske Logistics Earns ScottsMiracle-Gro Service Excellence Award

READING, PA - Penske Logistics has been honored by The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company with the 2010 Outstanding Service Excellence Award, for its outstanding dedicated contract carriage services, both inbound and outbound.

Tags: Penske Logistics, ScottsMiracle-Gro, Awards

April 27, 2011 - Press Release

LINE-X Hires New Financial Staff

HUNTSVILLE, AL - LINE-X Protective Coatings, a developer and provider of high performance protective coatings, announced the hiring of two new financial experts for the LINE-X corporate team.

Tags: LINE-X

April 27, 2011 - Press Release

Waltco Names Miller VP of Sales

TALLMADGE, OHIO - Waltco Lift Corp. has named Steve Miller to the position of vice president of sales. Miller brings extensive industry and sales experience to his new role.

Tags: marketing/promotions, Waltco

April 27, 2011 - Industry News

BendPak Breaks Ground on New Manufacturing Complex

BendPak's new facility.

SANTA PAULA, CA - BendPak recently announced that after nearly three years of planning, construction has commenced on an all-new, $65 million, mega-sized manufacturing facility that will nearly double the size of their current manufacturing and administrative capacity.

Tags: BendPak