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How PG&E is Using Drones for Wildfire Response

Pacific Gas & Electric teams operated flights over fire zones in Northern California, capturing videos and still images of PG&E equipment.

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Automotive Lift Institute Moves, Opens LiftLab

The Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) officially opened its new headquarters and LiftLab

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Toyota Tops CR's Reliability Report, Again

Toyota remains at the top of Consumer Reports' annual reliability study, while Chrysler, Volkswagen, and Subaru showed the biggest improvement from the 2016 survey.

QuikQ Launches Fuel Card Platform at Major Truckstops

QuikQ has secured merchant agreements for its Fuel Card platform with Love’s Travel Stops, TravelCenters of America, and Pilot Flying J.

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Mitchell 1 Celebrates Century of Innovation

In 2018, Mitchell 1 will celebrate 100 years of innovation and is dedicating its fall sweepstakes to "Thank You Thursdays."

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Survey: Fleets Investing in Technology to Cut Costs

In a recent survey of the transportation industry by Teletrac Navman, 39% of fleets named reducing costs as a top business goal in 2017.

eBay Motors also announced a Virtual Tech service. (Image courtesy of eBay Motors)

eBay Offers Tire Installation in U.S.

Shoppers who purchase tires on eBay can opt to have them shipped to a local installation location at no additional cost. The online selling platform has 9,000 installation locations across the U.S.

Photo of the 2018 F-150 with TAWA trophy courtesy of Ford.

Texas Auto Writers Award F-150 Truck of Texas

The 2018 Ford F-150 and Toyota Tacoma have earned top awards at the Texas Auto Writers Association's (TAWA) Truck Rodeo as trucks of Texas, where manufacturers sell one of five pickups.

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Omnitracs, Samsung Partner on ELD Solution

The partnership drives the creation of a fully-integrated joint solution, combining Samsung mobile devices (smartphones and tablets) and security solutions with Omnitracs’ XRS fleet management software to improve safety, data security, and productivity for U.S.-based fleets.

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Landi Renzo to Offer Natural Gas 2018 Ford Trucks by April

Landi Renzo is expecting certification from the California Air Resource Board (CARB) to sell natural gas-powered models of several 2018 Ford vehicles, including the E-350 and F-250/F-350 by April 1.

Photo of Ford F-150 courtesy of Ford.

Ford Recalls 1.3M Trucks for Door Latches

The recall affects more than 1.3 million 2015-2017 trucks in North America, including 1.1 million in the U.S.

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W.B. Mason Adds Workhorse Hybrid-Electric Step Van to Fleet

Office products dealer W.B. Mason has taken delivery of its first Workhorse electric, range-extended step van, leased through Ryder System.

Photo of Kristi Webb, Element's president and CEO, courtesy of Element.

Element's 2017 Roundtable Highlights Fleet Trends

Hundreds of fleet company executives, supplier partners, automotive manufacturers and Element experts gathered at the 2017 Element Fleet Roundtable in Maryland last week.

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Former Chrysler Fleet GM MacDonald Dies

John MacDonald, who ran Chrysler's fleet unit for several years in the 1990s, died at his home on Walloon Lake, Mich., earlier this month. He was 72.

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Nissan Elevates Mohnke to SVP of Sales, Marketing, and Operations

Nissan North America has named Dan Mohnke senior vice president of sales, marketing and operations in the U.S., where he will oversee light commercial vehicles and report to the company's North America chairman.

Geotab Registers ELD Solution with FMCSA

Geotab's electronic logging device (ELD) solution, Geotab Cloud ELD, is now registered with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), the telematics provider announced.

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Daimler AG Aiming to Get More Nimble at Selling Trucks and Cars

Germany’s Daimler AG has announced that it is considering a new corporate structure that it expects would make the company more responsive to rapidly changing marketplace developments.

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Con Edison Implements Chevin FleetWave Software

The utility hopes to track vehicle use and availability and accurately capture and measure fleet operating costs, vehicle productivity, accidents, warranty, and campaign data.

VIPAR Establishes Disaster Relief Fund

The VIPAR Heavy Duty family of companies has established a relief fund to help the employees of VIPAR Heavy Duty, Power Heavy Duty and other aftermarket warehouse distributors severely impacted by the recent hurricanes and earthquakes.

Safety Tip: Avoiding Crashes in Parking Lots

AAA offers advice on how to stay safe and avoid collisions in parking lots.

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Smithfield Foods Reduces Accidents with SmartDrive

SmartDrive Systems announced that Smithfield Foods, Inc. has deployed the SmartDrive video-based safety program across its entire fleet of nearly 600 Armour and Eckrich branded refrigerated box trucks following a competitive review and pilot program.

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NTEA Produces New Training Course

NTEA has produced Truck Equipment 101, a training program covering all aspects of work trucks and the industry — from chassis and powertrains to bodies and cab styles.

Anthony Gansle, Peterbilt’s director of marketing and sales. Photo: Peterbilt

Peterbilt's Gansle Named to Used Truck Association Board

Peterbilt has announced that Anthony Gansle, director of marketing and sales, has been elected to the Used Truck Association's board of directors.

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Coca-Cola Adds Lytx DriveCam Video Safety System

Coca-Cola Consolidated implemented the program at three company locations, involving 200 drivers and 115 vehicle assets.

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XL Hybrids Raises $22M to Expand Fleet Business

XL Hybrids, Inc. has raised an oversubscribed Series D round of $22 million in venture capital funding to expand its sale and distribution of fleet vehicle electrification solutions to major customers across North America.

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